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Two people rescued from Lake Ida
Speed limits to increase on Highways 27, 114
One person injured in semi, SUV crash in Otter Tail County
Updated: Two people rescued from Lake Ida
Minnesota leaders look for ways to reduce health insurance premiums and 'reinsurance' may help
Boys basketball: Savageau's big day helps Osakis edge B-E
Basketball scores from Friday, Jan. 20
Wrestling: Braves get past Minnewaska in dual
Wrestling: Knights sweep three at KMS duals
Blizzard hockey: New Ulm rolls over Alex at the RCC
Fathers and daughters invited to Big Ole – Little Lena Ball
Zion Lutheran School celebrates National Lutheran Schools Week
Faith Column: The Sunday after and the days ahead
Compassion Center to host GriefShare
A peach of a show
Engaged - Christopherson and Dalluge
Engaged - Freier and Christopherson
Births - Jan. 13, 2017
Engaged - Fischer and Teague
Morken: Step up and take part in deer management
Perch: A top winter attraction
Locals catch big bull redfish near South Padre Island
Morken: One final lesson as another season slips away
PF release: New Continuous CRP SAFE acres started Jan. 1
Hazel I. Kleven
Lisa M. Neubauer
Byron S. Gunderson
John Lawrence Davis
William "Bill" Bahe
IT'S OUR TURN: Tough choices on sex abuse story
LETTER: Need better service on CR82
LETTER: Give Trump a chance
LETTER: Rare, unique opportunity
LETTER: Douglas County's child abuse rate is double statewide rate
Farmland rental rates dropping overall
Selecting seed for your garden
Cow/Calf Days Seminar Tour coming to the area
Irrigation Clinic to be held in Parkers Prairie
Winter Garden College: Tools to tackle yard and garden problems
KOOL-TV adds local weekend show
New specialty-trained orthopedic surgeon available in Alexandria
Operation Round Up grants awarded to 14 organizations
Osakis distillery plans cocktail room
Viking Savings Bank to rebrand with move to new location
hires and promotions
On The Street
November 2, 2016
City liquor stores turn a profit
Booze is big business in Douglas County. Sales of wine, beer, hard liquor and other alcoholic beverages last year topped a combined total of $7.4 million at five cities in the county that operate liquor stores — Alexandria, Brandon, Millerville, Miltona and Osakis. With its...
November 2, 2016 - 6:00am
October 20, 2016
County Road 3 to close for roadwork
County Road 3 between County Road 5 and County Road 14 east of Miltona will be closed temporarily Friday, Oct. 21, in preparation for road work that will begin next week. The road will be closed next week for a culvert replacement project. It will remain closed for approximately...
October 20, 2016 - 4:50pm
October 14, 2016
Team Miltona unites to fight hunger
Members of the Miltona community and beyond are invited to attend Team Miltona's second annual Harvest Pack to Fight Hunger on Saturday, Oct. 22, at 9 a.m. at Miltona Community Center. Just 28 cents provides a well-balanced meal, and one packet feeds six people. Twenty percent of...
October 14, 2016 - 2:15am
September 9, 2016
Funeral director says clown life not as different as you might think
Editor's note: Double Lives of Douglas County will be an occasional feature in the Echo Press, profiling people who have a hobby or second-calling...
September 9, 2016 - 12:00am
August 22, 2016
Miltona man charged with fleeing police - again
Alexandria police used a stun gun while arresting a 32-year-old Miltona man Friday night after authorities say he intentionally rear-ended another...
August 22, 2016 - 4:18pm
July 23, 2016
UPDATE: Miltona driver charged after high-speed chase
A 32-year-old Miltona man faces a felony charge of fleeing a peace officer in a motor vehicle during a high-speed chase that began in downtown...
July 23, 2016 - 9:59pm
July 20, 2016
Tornado Days stirs up fun in Miltona
A twister that ripped through their downtown 46 summers ago didn’t stop Miltona residents. The town roared back with a major rebuilding effort...
July 20, 2016 - 12:00am
June 8, 2016
LETTER: Area schools recognized for excellence
To the editor: Hearty congratulations to Carlos Elementary and Miltona Science Magnet School for receiving the “School of Excellence” Award. They are two of only six schools in the state of Minnesota to receive this prestigious award. It is given by the Minnesota Department of...
June 8, 2016 - 12:00am
Summer Food Service Program offered in Miltona
Alexandria School District 206 is participating in the Summer Food Service Program (SFSP). Breakfast and lunch will be provided to all children, without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability, at no charge. Meals meet nutritional standards established by the...
June 8, 2016 - 12:00am
May 11, 2016
Teacher shaves head for Hoops for Heart
Chris Janssen, physical education teacher and Hoops for Heart volunteer coordinator for Carlos, Garfield and Miltona elementary schools, challenged...
May 11, 2016 - 12:00am
February 24, 2016
Miltona burglary under investigation
According to the Douglas County Sheriff's Office, a burglary was reported at a residence on County Road 14 near Miltona on Wednesday, Feb. 17. The burglary is currently under investigation. Items reported stolen include five guns, an iPod, a laptop and a game camera. The burglary...
February 24, 2016 - 12:00am
January 19, 2016
UPDATE: Man dies in rural Miltona woods
A 59-year-old man who died after he was pinned under a tree trunk in rural Miltona Monday afternoon has been identified as Larry William Krause. The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office received a call about the incident at 1 p.m. It happened at 5069 County Road 36 NE. When medical personnel...
January 19, 2016 - 9:28am
January 15, 2016
Heaven Bound Trio brings ministry to Miltona
The Heaven Bound Trio will perform on Sunday, Jan. 24 at 9 a.m. at Faith Lutheran Church in Miltona. The public is invited to attend. Kelly Martin,...
January 15, 2016 - 12:00am
January 13, 2016
Miltona Science Magnet named 'School of Excellence'
The principal, staff, students and communities of a local elementary school have been honored for commitment to 21st century teaching and learning....
January 13, 2016 - 12:00am
December 11, 2015
Small town gives back in big way
For the eighth consecutive year, the Miltona Municipal Liquor Store participated in the Minnesota Municipal Beverage Association and Coors Light...
December 11, 2015 - 12:00am