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Three Minn. students in critical condition after being struck at bus stop
Law enforcement blotter: Wednesday, Jan. 18
UPDATE: Full recovery expected for Garfield man seriously injured in northern Minnesota snowmobile crash
Osakis plans new ideas for trail
Sports schedule for Friday, Jan. 20
Sports schedule for Thursday, Jan. 19
NA3HL: Blizzard slides into second place with OT win over Breezy Point
Girls Hockey: Ellingson scores four in win at Detroit Lakes
Boys hockey: Cards shut out River Lakes to keep cruising
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
Roast with the most
COMMUNITY ED: Secure your memories in photographs
An artist's touch
COMMUNITY ED: Zumba combines fitness and dance
Engaged - Christopherson and Dalluge
Engaged - Freier and Christopherson
Births - Jan. 13, 2017
Engaged - Fischer and Teague
Wedding - Hanson and Lund
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
Lisa M. Neubauer
Byron S. Gunderson
Keith D. Davis Jr.
EDITORIAL: When bad weather and fast drivers collide
LETTER: Use caution during Minnesota winters
FROM THE ARCHIVES - 1992: New Villard elementary school opens
LETTER: Restoring water quality on lakes is up to citizens
IN THE KNOW: FBI National Academy reinforced core beliefs
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
Osakis distillery plans cocktail room
Viking Savings Bank to rebrand with move to new location
2017 Alexandria Lakes Area Visitors Guide is now available
Stallman named WCI interim president
A fresh start for Alex Tailoring
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On The Street
September 22, 2010
Football: Second half costs Lakers in 40-0 loss to Tigers
A big second half helped the Morris football team run away with a 40-0 win against Minnewaska last Friday night. The Tigers scored 28 points after halftime to break open what was a 12-0 game at the break. The Tigers controlled the game by running for 386 yards on 47 carries. That...
September 22, 2010 - 12:00am
July 20, 2010
Morris won't pair with Minnewaska in soccer this year
The Morris Area School board approved asking district voters for a new operating levy this fall. The board voted for the $500 per-pupil referendum question at its regular meeting Monday night by a 4-0 vote. Board members Kurt Gartland, Mark McNally and Brent Fuhrman were not at the...
July 20, 2010 - 1:12pm
July 11, 2010
Corn is more than knee high but prices low
The venerable "knee-high by the Fourth of July" standard for corn crops has long gone the way of pinwheels, sparklers and homemade ice cream. Especially this year, most area corn has easily surpassed that benchmark, thanks to plentiful rain and, for the most part, some warm, sunny...
July 11, 2010 - 10:18am
July 4, 2010
CIty officials urged to get word out on budget
(A note from the Echo Press editor: This story from the Morris Tribune highlights comments made from a representative from the Coalition of Greater Minnesota Cities, Elizabeth Wefel, who made a similar presentation to the Alexandria City Council at its June 28 meeting.) Civic officials...
July 4, 2010 - 11:54am
June 13, 2010
Morris plant will produce fertilizer from wind energy
MORRIS -- The winds sweeping across the Northern Plains could soon help farmers fertilize their crops of corn, wheat and sorghum. Minnesota researchers have designed a $3.75 million carbon-free system that uses wind power from a towering turbine to produce anhydrous ammonia, a common...
June 13, 2010 - 10:45am
April 14, 2010
Morris man accused of assaulting 19-year-old from Alexandria
A 46-year-old Morris man faces two felony counts of criminal sexual conduct following an alleged weekend incident involving a 19-year-old from...
April 14, 2010 - 4:06pm
April 9, 2010
Welcome home, soldiers: Charlie Battery troops, including two from Alexandria area, return from Kuwait
It was a homecoming to remember. After nearly a year of communicating with his wife and loved ones only through letters, phone calls and e-mails,...
April 9, 2010 - 12:05am
April 3, 2010
Welcome home planned for area soldiers
Soldiers from the Morris/Ortonville area - and a couple from Alexandria and Osakis - will be returning home today, Saturday. Families were told that the Charlie Battery troops are expected to arrive in Morris at 11:45 a.m. today. The soldiers will be calling in from time to time...
April 3, 2010 - 5:25am
March 6, 2010
Morris awaits word in Riley Bros. case
The City of Morris is committed to a infrastructure repair project on East 2nd Street, but the City Council is delaying it to some extent to see how Riley Bros.'s legal situation plays out. The city has approved measures to keep the $2.4 million East 2nd Street project moving ahead...
March 6, 2010 - 12:33pm
February 25, 2010
UPDATE: Highway 28 near Morris reopens to traffic
Traffic flow on Highway 28 west of Morris has returned to normal, the Stevens County Sheriff's Office reported Thursday afternoon. A BNSF train...
February 25, 2010 - 12:08pm
February 2, 2010
UPDATE: Former UMM student charged in federal case described as ambitious, talented
A former University of Minnesota, Morris student facing federal charges in Louisiana is an ambitious and talented organizer and idea man, according...
February 2, 2010 - 11:07am
January 15, 2010
Local musicians to perform in Patsy Cline muscial
Good Clean Fun Productions is proud to present, "Imagine That, the Music and Magic of Patsy Cline." The performance, which features Cassie and...
January 15, 2010 - 12:00am
Area players on UMM teams
Osakis graduate Kendall Proell is averaging seven points per game for the University of Minnesota-Morris Cougar men's basketball team this season, with a total after nine games of 63 points. Proell, a senior guard, also has 24 rebounds for an average of 2.7 per game, and leads the...
January 15, 2010 - 12:00am
December 11, 2009
Man arrested in Oklahoma in connection with Morris woman's death
The Associated Press is reporting that 21-year-old Ryan Hurd was arrested December 4 in west Tulsa after the body of 19-year-old Kathryn Rose...
December 11, 2009 - 1:41pm
December 9, 2009
MBA girls' hockey team blanks Litchfield
Minnewaska sisters Sam and Brooke Falk anchored both the offense and defense for the Morris/Benson Area girls' hockey team in its 9-0 win over Litchfield/Dassel-Cokato Tuesday night. Sam Falk notched four goals and also assisted on the second goal of the game to give her 100 career...
December 9, 2009 - 12:00am