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Law Enforcement Blotter: Wednesday, June 21
A 'case' study at engineering camp
Tuition rising 1 percent at state colleges
Work to begin on new roundabout
Colorful for a cause: Fundraiser for Kensington playground takes place during Runestone Days
Alexandria trap team sends squad to state
Legion Baseball: Post 188 tops Osakis at home
Mission accomplished: Parkers Prairie baseball gets its title a year later
State baseball: Hibbing, Marshall both stun Cards with walk-offs as Alexandria finishes fourth in Class AAA
State baseball: Panthers get their second chance at a title
Expanding Outreach: Food Shelf celebrates expansion
Schjei Country to perform at West Moe Church
Alexandria actors play key roles in Barrett play
Sweetland runs this week at Theatre L'Homme Dieu
Ham radio demonstration June 24-25
Engaged - Strater and Lambert
Engaged - Bruzik and Johnson
Engaged - Fogelson and Gibbons
Engaged - Teichert and Kelly
Engaged - Schmidt and Murray
Courrier lands nice bass
Big fish highlight third Douglas County Bowfishing Challenge
Mike Frisch: Finding June walleyes
Walleye bite picks up on some area lakes
Osakis walleye tourney set for this weekend
Gary Kermit Backlund
Lee Edward Hutchins
Orville Arnold Botner
Timothy J. Olson
Orville Arnold Botner
Commentary: Water wells are safe
Editorial: Newspapers still top choice for news
In the Know: Help available for businesses
Observations from the Archives: 1992: Eurasian milfoil appears in Lake Oscar
It's Our Turn: Building a solid foundation
4-H announces K-3 summer camps
Master gardener shares cold-hardy plant information
Many options for shade plants
Extension service helps with pressure canning
What's going on with the evergreens??
Chamber holds 26th annual golf tournament
Tolkkinen joins Echo Press staff
JCI Minnesota looking for outstanding young Minnesotans
Lake Carlos Marina under new ownership
Vaagenes receives hospital award
hires and promotions
On The Street
May 25, 2017
Pearl Harbor victim from Minnesota has remains returned home
EMMONS, Minn. -- An Emmons, Minn., sailor killed during the attack on Pearl Harbor is finally on his way home. Navy Fireman 3rd Class Glaydon...
May 25, 2017 - 8:08am
April 28, 2017
'I can still see his face:' Man recalls Exercise Tiger, a tragic rehearsal for D-Day.
Friday, April 28, 1944. It is a day that 98-year-old Winfred Polzin of Alexandria will never forget. "I've never seen such panic in all my life,"...
April 28, 2017 - 8:09am
March 24, 2017
Photo of the Week
Alexandria Army Specialist Joseph "Joey" Earle Brown receives a hug from his mother, Sue, upon his arrival to Duluth International Airport on...
March 24, 2017 - 6:00am
March 15, 2017
Sen. Franken seeks student entrants for poetry contest
In recognition of Military Child and National Poetry Month in April, U.S. Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., will host his sixth annual poetry contest for Minnesota students. The theme of this year's contest is "Celebrating the Veteran in My Life."
March 15, 2017 - 8:00am
January 27, 2017
LETTER: Celebrating a day in history
To the editor: Today is the 20th of January, 2017. It was not an ordinary day. It was a day that provided me with a thrilling, rewarding and intensely emotional experience. It was a day that allowed me to witness and be a part of an extraordinary event with the inauguration of the...
January 27, 2017 - 8:00am
October 12, 2016
Sen. Franken seeks young Minnesotans for U.S. Military Service Academy
U.S. Sen. Al Franken's (D-Minn.) office is now accepting applications from young Minnesotans interested in attending one of the nation's four military service academies, including the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, the U.S. Naval Academy, the U.S. Air Force Academy, and the...
October 12, 2016 - 2:00am
August 30, 2016
Minnesota State Fair celebrates Yellow Ribbon program for veterans
FALCON HEIGHTS, Minn.—Minnesota leads the country in its Beyond Yellow Ribbon program to help military personnel, veterans and their families,...
August 30, 2016 - 5:26pm
October 15, 2015
2011 military credit will expire on October 15
The Credit for Military Service in a Combat Zone for service in 2011 will expire on Thursday, October 15. The Minnesota Department of Revenue encourages Minnesota service members to take advantage of the refundable tax credit before it expires. The department recently sent letters...
October 15, 2015 - 12:21pm
February 13, 2015
Home is the dream, war is reality
Area veterans react to blockbuster film ‘American Sniper’
February 13, 2015 - 12:00am
November 21, 2014
Cards sought for Red Cross Holiday Mail for Heroes
With the help of the Red Cross through the Holiday Mail for Heroes program, Americans can send holiday cards with messages, season’s greetings and holiday wishes to military members and veterans who cannot be with their families this season. Local Red Cross offices will distribute...
November 21, 2014 - 12:00am
November 14, 2014
Alex Carpet One helps build homes for veterans
Alex Carpet One Floor and Home and flooring manufacturer partner Mohawk have spent the past year helping to build smart homes for injured veterans across the U.S. through the Building for America’s Bravest program. Building for America’s Bravest is a program of the Stephen Siller...
November 14, 2014 - 12:00am
October 24, 2014
State tribute seeks military family stories
A new military tribute will soon be added to the grounds of the Minnesota State Capitol Mall. Designed to honor the families of active and veteran members of the military, the Minnesota Military Family Tribute (MFT) will be the first of its kind in the nation. Framing the south end...
October 24, 2014 - 12:00am
July 30, 2014
Military Museum requests Vietnam items to commemorate 50th anniversary
The Minnesota Military Museum in Little Falls is seeking photos, stories and artifacts used and worn by Minnesota Vietnam veterans from all branches. The memorabilia will be put on display in the museum’s new 50th anniversary Vietnam exhibit, set to open in July 2015. “The intent...
July 30, 2014 - 12:00am
July 9, 2014
‘trip of a lifetime’
Garfield man honored by French government
July 9, 2014 - 12:00am
June 29, 2014
Minnesota Military Museum seeks items from Vietnam vets
The Minnesota Military Museum is seeking photos, stories, and artifacts used and worn by Minnesota veterans in Vietnam, from all branches of the service along with Viet Cong and North and South Vietnamese items. Curator Doug Bekke states, “the intent of the exhibit will be to tell...
June 29, 2014 - 7:00am