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Law Enforcement Blotter: Monday, October 16
Long repair list for B-E schools
NorthStar Group breaks ground on sports complex, home of FCA Hockey
Meet the new Pet of the Week: Walter (w/video)
Law Enforcement Blotter: Friday, October 13 through Sunday, October 15
Sports schedule for Tuesday, Oct. 17
Volleyball: Chargers fight but fall in three to 16-win Warriors
Volleyball: Panthers fall to Knights in five sets
Sports schedule for Monday, Oct. 16
Football: Panthers win on senior night
Ventriloquist brings act to humane society fundraiser
Open Mic Night welcomes new musicians
Pope County archeologists share findings, identify artifacts
Small change adds up for youth groups
Jerome & Irene Hagen
Gene & Mary
Gene & Mary
T. Mike & Jeannie Thompson
Region 9 hosts snowmobilers fall workshop
Jackson's first hunt success
Jennie Lake re-established as a waterfowl refuge
Morken: Trying to master scent control
Morken: CRP is worth fighting for by more than hunters
Margaret 'Peggy' Karnis
Lori K. Thorson
Lorraine R. Juul
It's Our Turn: Goodbye, yoga pants; hello work
Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down: Views from the Echo Press Editorial Board
Letter: Our country isn't perfect but it's still the best
Letter: Overpaid for defending a lousy football
Letter: Tear down Big Ole statue?
Palmer amaranth crops up in Todd County
Farmer deadlines approaching
Tightly spiraled worms? You've got millipedes!
Dairy council seeks candidates
Tomato tasting at the library
Three Bello Cucina locations for sale, including Alexandria
Professional women to honor employers, Woman of the Year
Arvig school partnership nets cash for Osakis schools
State Farm agent retires after 35 years, welcomes two new agents
Myrin joins Echo Press sports staff
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