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Concerned citizens organize to stop B-E school vote
After budget veto, Minnesota Senate plans to shut down in July; House in September
Four arrested in Evansville drug bust
WATCH: ACLU releases video showing 'excessive force' by southwest Minnesota drug task force agent
For the record
Hundreds gather at Fireman's Field for celebration night in Carlos
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
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
Janice "Jan" Larsen
Timothy J. Olson
Orville Arnold Botner
Lorraine Van Santen
Mary Anna Louise Swenson
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 7, 2014
Vote for America’s veterans
Selected veterans will be featured in ‘The American Legion Magazine’
May 7, 2014 - 12:00am
April 18, 2014
Matzke graduates basic combat training
Army National Guard Pvt. Tyler J. Matzke has graduated from One Station Unit Training (OSUT) at Fort Benning, Columbus, Georgia, which consisted of basic military training and advanced individual training (AIT). The first nine weeks of initial entry training, or basic combat training,...
April 18, 2014 - 12:00am
February 28, 2014
Aaron Olson awarded Patriot Award
Aaron Olson, sales director at Rice Home Medical, was presented the Patriot Award from the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR). The...
February 28, 2014 - 12:00am
February 19, 2014
Alexandria machinist works on amphibious assault ship
Aviation Machinist’s Mate 3rd Class Jesse Fischer of Alexandria works on an MH-60S Sea Hawk on the flight deck aboard the amphibious assault...
February 19, 2014 - 12:00am
January 24, 2014
Alexandria graduate pursues career in Navy’s nuclear program
Brittany Torgrimson of Alexandria left home earlier this month for Navy boot camp. Torgrimson graduated from Jefferson High School in 2011...
January 24, 2014 - 4:39pm
January 16, 2014
Riedel promoted to colonel at U.S. Army War College
Lieutenant Colonel Kyle Riedel was promoted to the rank of Colonel in the U.S. Army on Friday, January 3. Brigadier General Dennis Wilkie officiated...
January 16, 2014 - 11:13pm
December 31, 2013
VA offers new dental insurance option
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) provides comprehensive dental care to veterans who meet eligibility standards. However, the benefit is not available to many veterans. The St. Cloud VA would like all veterans and beneficiaries to have access to good oral health. VA’s new...
December 31, 2013 - 12:49am
December 19, 2013
Local man works aboard amphibious assault ship
Aviation Machinist’s Mate 3rd Class Jesse Fisher of Alexandria cleans parts of a rotor head assembly to an MH-60S Seahawk aboard the amphibious...
December 19, 2013 - 9:55pm
December 4, 2013
Seminar led by local pastor focused on servicemembers
Douglas County/Alexandria Beyond the Yellow Ribbon recently hosted a clergy training seminar at the National Guard Armory in Alexandria. The seminar was led by Pastor Jeremy Pedersen, pastor of Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church and Fahlun Lutheran Church in Nelson and a Minnesota...
December 4, 2013 - 8:11am
November 13, 2013
Remembering the Price of Freedom
The sacrifices of those who gave all were given a salute of appreciation at Alexandria’s Veterans Day program Monday. In a first for the...
November 13, 2013 - 8:42am
A variety of events occured Monday throughout Douglas County to honor the area’s veterans on Veterans Day. From flag raisings and breakfast...
November 13, 2013 - 8:35am
November 8, 2013
Veterans Day program has new twist
Fifth graders to talk about what gravestones say
November 8, 2013 - 9:45am
October 29, 2013
Holiday Mail for Heroes mailbox open now through December 6
The American Red Cross Northern Minnesota Region invites Americans to show their gratitude and best wishes for those who serve the country, veterans and their families by sending cards this holiday season. Through Friday, December 6, Americans can create and send cards to service...
October 29, 2013 - 1:15pm
October 9, 2013
Area veterans benefit expo coming to Morris Armory Saturday, October 11
Pope and Stevens counties will host a Veterans Benefits Expo on Friday, October 11 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the National Guard Armory, 722 Iowa Avenue, Morris. Military veterans of all ages are invited to the event where they can learn about employment opportunities, housing and...
October 9, 2013 - 12:25am
Proud moment for Osakis community as veterans memorial is dedicated
Osakis Armed Forces Memorial located on east side of town
October 9, 2013 - 12:24am