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Law enforcement blotter: Friday, August 26 through Sunday, August 28
Man arrested after shots fired at Spicer Zorbaz
Douglas County under flash flood warning until 9:30 a.m.
Rare second set of triplets a surprise for ND rancher
Be a pickle pro
Girls tennis: Landmark wins fuel Cards' undefeated start
Viking Speedway: Thoennes holds off Zach Johnson as curfew ends things early
Volleyball: Osakis goes 2-2 at Albany Tournament
Sports schedule for Saturday, August 27
Girls tennis: Osakis ties for seventh at Delano tourney
Underwater Art: Decoys on display in Evansville
Robby Vee finishes out summer concert series
Harper's Chord comes to Carlos Creek Winery
Alpha Course teaches basics of faith
Strive to be a foundation for others
Births - Aug. 26, 2016
Engaged - Hanson and Lund
Births - through Aug. 12, 2016
Engaged - Dokken-McFann and Gran
Births - Aug. 3-8, 2016
Youth Day draws a huge crowd again
DNR to close Mille Lacs walleye season next month
Morken: What the numbers say about declining hunters and anglers
Stringer full of walleyes
Work begins on statewide deer management plan
Myrtle Annette McKay
Carol J. Hansen
William 'Bill' Bretz
COMMENTARY: What they're fighting over
COMMENTARY: Clean Power Plan will penalize Minnesota
IT'S OUR TURN: Recalling the dawn of the digital age; facing its challenges
EDITORIAL: Long wait for mental health care must be fixed
IN THE KNOW: Leadership Alexandria is unique blend with strong return
Producers should consider available assistance
Monarchs, roadsides and the law
A century of family and faith
Kensington represented in Princess Kay of the Milky Way
Kalpin family recognized as 2016 U of M Farm Family
MMFCU concludes 60 Days of Giving campaign
Community solar program shining for REA
Chamber Ambassadors visit three local businesses
Celeste Edenloff returns to Echo Press
Dew Drop Inn changes ownership
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
August 5, 2016
Memories take flight
Hospice of Douglas County will hold its annual memorial butterfly release on Wednesday, Aug. 10 from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. at Alexandria City Park. People can purchase a butterfly in memory of someone special on the evening of the release. The cost is $10. Bring a lawn chair. Ice cream...
August 5, 2016 - 12:00am
May 22, 2013
Sheriff's Honor Guard at Law Enforcement Memorial
On May 15, during National Peace Officers Memorial Day, the Douglas County Sheriff's Honor Guard stood guard at the Minnesota Law Enforcement...
May 22, 2013 - 12:00am
October 17, 2012
Fire and honor: AFD members attend memorial dedication service
Since 1881, 207 Minnesota firefighters have died trying to save other lives. On Sunday, September 30, those brave people who died in the line...
October 17, 2012 - 12:00am
September 28, 2012
Family members, governor to dedicate firefighter memorial
More than 4,000 people, including families of Minnesota firefighters who died in the line of duty, Governor Mark Dayton and statewide fire officials will gather on the state Capitol grounds to dedicate the newly installed Minnesota Fallen Firefighter Memorial. The ceremony will take...
September 28, 2012 - 12:00am
July 13, 2012
Remembering Kortni Botzet
The life of an active little girl will be celebrated one step at a time this weekend in Carlos. The Kortni Botzet Memorial 5K Run/Walk and Kids'...
July 13, 2012 - 12:00am
May 28, 2012
Governor Dayton proclaims Memorial Day; local events planned today
Governor Mark Dayton has proclaimed Monday, May 28 to be observed as an official Minnesota State holiday. Governor Mark Dayton released the following statement regarding the Memorial Day holiday: "On this Memorial Day, I ask all Minnesotans to take time to remember the courageous...
May 28, 2012 - 6:36am
January 13, 2012
Card wrestling: Mike Murphy appreciation night set
Thursday, January 19, will be designated as appreciation night for the Mike Murphy Memorial Fund during Alexandria's home wrestling dual with Fergus Falls Murphy, a Cardinal wrestler in the early 1980s, was a fan favorite who recorded a 63-9-2 career record, capping his high school...
January 13, 2012 - 12:00am
December 3, 2010
Candlelight service honors children who have died
A memorial candlelight service will be held on Sunday, December 12 at First Congregational United Church of Christ, 221 7th Avenue West in Alexandria. Sign-in and memento arrangement will be at 6 p.m. The memorial service will begin at 6:30 p.m. The second Sunday of every December...
December 3, 2010 - 12:00am
July 14, 2010
Racing: Crouse, Haben, Zieske victorious at Viking
Holloway driver Brian Haben topped a strong field of 38 WISSOTA Midwest Modifieds scoring the win during Governor's Ethanol Challenge action Tuesday night at Viking Speedway. Dustin Zieske picked up his second Viking Speedway win of the season in the WISSOTA Mod Four division while...
July 14, 2010 - 12:00am
July 9, 2010
Racing: Crouse captures Jerry Kluver Memorial feature
Jeff Crouse of Alexandria cruised to a big win Tuesday night, capturing the Jerry Kluver Memorial Super Stock Special at the Viking Speedway in Alexandria, while Dustin Zieske of Willmar took home the Mod 4 feature win and Brian Haben of Holloway grabbed the Midwest Modified feature. The...
July 9, 2010 - 12:00am
June 7, 2010
Hancock honors soldier killed in Iraq
Flags waving in the breeze, Patriot Guard standing at attention and the flashing lights of emergency vehicles were the backdrops for a service...
June 7, 2010 - 1:45pm
May 9, 2010
Memorial service set for miscarried babies
St. Cloud Hospital Family Birthing Center/Resolve Through Sharing (RTS) Bereavement Services and the Spiritual Care department will have a memorial prayer service and burial for miscarried babies at 4 p.m. Thursday, May 20, at Calvary Cemetery, St. Cloud. This service is for families...
May 9, 2010 - 2:59pm
May 5, 2010
Memorial fund established for Kortni Botzet
A memorial fund has been set up for Kortni Botzet, the 6-year-old Carlos girl who drowned in a hot tub at the Alexandria Holiday Inn this past Sunday. Contributions may be sent to: The Kortni Botzet Memorial Fund, First State Bank of Alexandria, P.O. Box 38, Carlos, MN 56319.
May 5, 2010 - 12:41pm
January 27, 2010
Carl Moyle Memorial snowmobile run set
The 3rd annual snowmobile run for the Carl Moyle Memorial Fund is set for Saturday, February 20 at the Forada Supper Club. Moyle died tragically on August 8, 2006 at the Sherburne County Jail. His favorite sport was snowmobiling. Registration is from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. with coffee,...
January 27, 2010 - 12:00am
October 1, 2008
Peterson helps waterfowl flourish
Praising his lifetime of support, a national waterfowl preservation group honored Alexandria businessman Maynard "Bud" Peterson last week. Ducks Unlimited bestowed Peterson - owner of Pete's County Market - with a stone memorial last Thursday at the Runestone Waterfowl Production...
October 1, 2008 - 12:00am