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UPDATE: Le Homme Dieu drowning victim identified
Still time to attend Vikingland Builder's Association Home Tour this weekend
Don't get ripped off at State Fair
Minnesota wolf population stable
Youth Day draws a huge crowd again
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
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
A big bass for Beau
Brandon D. Randt
Carol J. Hansen
William 'Bill' Bretz
Clara "Clair" A. Gustafson
Bernard "Bernie" V. Dulski
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
September 14, 2012
Oldest WWII Military Police Officer is youngest at heart
Gene Stephens golfs a few times a week. He goes for a walk every day. He defeats his wife, Kathie, at Ping Pong and gin rummy way more than she...
September 14, 2012 - 12:00am
August 22, 2012
Military personnel date night a success
The Beyond the Yellow Ribbon Committee sponsored a date night for military personnel on August 9. It was a chance for them to go out, with child care provided, and enjoy special discounts in entertainment and food. The YMCA provided child care for school age children, and Calvary...
August 22, 2012 - 12:00am
Military retirees invited to apreciation day at Camp Ripley
Military retirees are invited to Camp Ripley, Minn., on Aug. 25, 2012 to the 11th annual AFRAD - Armed Forces Retiree Appreciation Day. The AFRAD is an opportunity for military retirees to receive updated information and briefings about their benefits since 2011. Camp Ripley is just...
July 22, 2012 - 1:51pm
July 20, 2012
Military Date Night event to be held
Douglas County Yellow Ribbon Network is sponsoring Military Service Members Date Night on Thursday, August 9 from 6:30 to 9 p.m. A list of discounts at Alexandria area restaurants and entertainment events is available.
July 20, 2012 - 12:00am
July 4, 2012
'Heroes Weekend' to honor servicemen and women
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. - On June 22, 2012, Governor Mark Dayton signed a proclamation declaring July 27-29 as Heroes Weekend in the State of Minnesota. Post 9/11 veterans, active duty servicemen and women and their families will be honored at 11am Saturday, July 28, with a parade along...
July 4, 2012 - 11:17am
July 1, 2012
Valleyfair offers free tickets to veterans over Fourth of July
Valleyfair in Shakopee, Minn. is once again honoring our Hometown Heroes with Military Appreciation Days during the Fourth of July holiday, July 2-5. Any member of the armed service, active or veteran, will receive a free regular admission ticket into Valleyfair. Along with...
July 1, 2012 - 12:14pm
June 29, 2012
Baseball: U.S. Military team at Knute Nelson Saturday
Alexandria will welcome in the U.S. Military All-Star baseball team to Knute Nelson Field this Saturday to take on the Resorters League All-Stars. The Military All Stars have embarked on the "Red, White and Blue Tour" every summer since 1990. They have played in cities all across...
June 29, 2012 - 12:00am
June 21, 2012
Officer with stage IV cancer speaks, sings at Flay Day event
A Minnesota National Guard Army officer with stage IV cancer spoke Thursday at the Army's 237th birthday celebration and Flag Day at the Minnesota Historical Society in St. Paul, Minn. "Lt. Col. Mark Weber's inspiring perspective on his fight with cancer, leadership, soldiering and...
June 21, 2012 - 9:07am
June 4, 2012
June 18 is Minnesota Women Veterans Day
Gov. Mark Dayton is scheduled to proclaim June 18, 2012, as Minnesota Women Veterans Day. "Gov. Dayton recognizes the importance of women serving in the military and by signing this proclamation, it gives recognition to the more than 23,000 Minnesota women who have served our state...
June 4, 2012 - 3:25pm
May 26, 2012
Veterans can get into Valleyfair free this weekend
Valleyfair is honoring "hometown heroes" with Military Appreciation Days this Memorial Day weekend, May 26-28. Any member of the armed service, active or veteran, will receive a free regular admission ticket into Valleyfair. Along with free admission, members of the military...
May 26, 2012 - 7:17am
May 12, 2012
U.S. Air Force band to present concert in St. Cloud
The U.S. Air Force Heartland of America Band's Winds of Freedom will present a concert on May 19 at 7 p.m. in the Auditorium (Building 8) of the St. Cloud VA Medical Center, 4801 Veterans Drive, in St. Cloud. This concert is free and open to the public; no advanced...
May 12, 2012 - 4:29pm
May 5, 2012
Guard camp in Kuwait transfers to new unit
CAMP BUEHRING, Kuwait -- Flexibility has been the watchword for three Army National Guard units moving in and out of Kuwait recently, especially for those soldiers who took part in the end of the war in Iraq. In a Transfer of Authority ceremony here April 21, the 4th Battalion, 118th...
May 5, 2012 - 2:46pm
April 7, 2012
Retired U.S. Army colonel to speak in Morris about D-Day invasion
Colonel Donald A. Osterberg , U.S. Army (retired) will deliver a public talk on the strategically important role paratroopers played in the D-Day invasion of Normandy during World War II. Osterberg will give his talk on Thursday April 19 at 7:30 p.m., in the University of Minnesota,...
April 7, 2012 - 12:20pm
March 31, 2012
St. Cloud VA TO host POW recognition ceremony
Friday, April 6, has been designated as Prisoners of War (POW) Recognition Day throughout the St. Cloud VA Health Care System. A ceremony honoring Minnesota's former Prisoners of War will be conducted at 10 a.m. in the Auditorium (Building 8), on the St. Cloud VA campus. More than...
March 31, 2012 - 10:39am
March 10, 2012
Major General Richard Nash to speak in St Cloud
Major General Richard C. Nash, Adjutant General of the Minnesota National Guard, will be speaking in St. Cloud on Friday, March 23 as the Special Guest Speaker at the 8th Annual St Cloud Area Friends of Scouting Leadership Breakfast. The event will be held from 7 a.m. until 8:30...
March 10, 2012 - 9:54am