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Saturday night rain totals
Big laughs at Lifestyles Expo (w/video)
Fargo Sunrise Time-lapse
Law enforcement blotter: March 26, 2015
News Briefs: Duluth man dies from snowmobile crash injuries on lake
Figure skaters wrap up season with ice review show (w/video)
Maddock qualifies for hoop shoot nationals
How they're doing now: Fearing, Stockert earn early playing time at NDSU
Season begins for Card bowlers
Tonic Sol-Fa kicks off 2015 tour in Alexandria
Recognize outstanding service with nomination
Realizing Christ’s passion
Church rallies together to warm pastor
Engaged - Wesen and Sczepanski
Births - Douglas County Hospital through March 24
Engaged - Hoeper - Erickson
Engaged - Carlson and Auran
Engaged - Lee and Mairs
Five generations of carvers
Wildlife of Douglas County: Northern shrike
Rudy Zwieg Decoy Show packs the RCC
Nohre talks state of local deer herd
A knack for carving
Maycel Clark, 89
Gerald L. Robinson, 82
Memorial Service - Patricia Rupert, 66
Memorial Service - Verlyn Phipps, 85
Thomas Muzik Jr., 79
Echo Press Editorial: Should Alexandria allow food trucks?
It's Our Turn: Saving my pet helped save me
Special interest groups trump science
Discussion continues on buffer strips
Bill would not fund program
Funding expanded for ag programs
Family farms: backbone of agriculture
Demand high for wetlands program
There are benefits to ‘growing up’
Spring issues topic of meeting in Glenwood
GRAIFA bands together for Someplace Safe
County hospital named Blue Distinction Center+
Ecumen Bethany Community named a best workplace
ATCC, Felling trailers get grant for job training
Scholarship offered to individual in a health-related field
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
January 13, 2012
Card wrestling: Mike Murphy appreciation night set
Thursday, January 19, will be designated as appreciation night for the Mike Murphy Memorial Fund during Alexandria's home wrestling dual with Fergus Falls Murphy, a Cardinal wrestler in the early 1980s, was a fan favorite who recorded a 63-9-2 career record, capping his high school...
Cardinals / sports
January 13, 2012 - 12:00am
August 27, 2010
Letter - Religious freedom is a right
To the editor: A third of a millennium ago, the ancestors of many of us left their native homes and crossed an ocean to an unexplored land in order to enjoy what we consider the most elementary of freedoms - the right to worship as you please. Today, we're faced with a dilemma....
letters / opinion
August 27, 2010 - 12:00am
March 26, 2010
Letter - Peterson should find new label
To the editor: Our president believed in health care reform even at the potential expense of losing his job in a couple of years and perhaps at that cost for some colleagues even sooner. Time will tell if the merits of this legislation will be as promised and, even then, if they...
letters / opinion
March 26, 2010 - 12:00am
September 23, 2009
Commentary - We are our government
By Dennis Q. Murphy, Alexandria, MN I am grateful for all of the good things and good people in my life. I won't go so far as to say that I haven't earned or don't deserve the fruits of my labor, I have and I do. What I can say, however unequivocally, is that I didn't go it alone....
commentaries / opinion
September 23, 2009 - 12:00am
May 15, 2009
Letter - Can't we all just try to get along?
To the editor: I find the venomous exchanges on the Echo Press website amongst your readership to be appalling. Attack and insult seem to be the only bromides available. The prevailing notion appears to be that one can dominate by emasculation. The concepts of civil discourse and...
letters / opinion
May 15, 2009 - 12:00am
April 1, 2009
Letter - Sloppy thinking
To the editor: Selecting the final few teams for the NCAA Basketball Tournament is always contentious. This year, Arizona squeezed in, leaving several other teams unhappy. Pursuant to Arizona winning its first round game on Friday, one of CBS's "astute" analysts noted that the victory...
April 1, 2009 - 12:00am
March 5, 2009
Medical marijuana bills move ahead
ST. PAUL - Bills making it legal for severely ill Minnesotans to use marijuana to ease their pain continues moving through the House and Senate. Both bills await further committee hearings after passing earlier tests. The Senate version passed the Judiciary Committee 4-3 Tuesday...
March 5, 2009 - 11:53am
March 4, 2009
Letter - Everyone is entitled to their own beliefs
To the editor: I couldn't agree more with Pastor Knappen's commendation of Lincoln or less with his condemnation of Darwin. Several points are germane. 1. Darwin identified and labeled evolution, He no more invented it than Newton invented gravity. I'm thinking the Pastor's Boss...
March 4, 2009 - 12:00am
February 6, 2009
Letter - Peterson a Democrat?
To the editor: I'm betting that Collin Peterson is a nice guy, good neighbor and great friend. I preface with these comments to underscore that what follows is not a personal attack. Congressman Peterson is in violation of the "Truth in Labeling Act." Elected term after term as...
February 6, 2009 - 12:00am
October 17, 2008
Funeral services for Beverly Ann Murphy of Alexandria, will be held Monday, Oct. 20, 2008 at 10:30 a.m. at Assumption Catholic Church in Morris. Father Tim Baltes will be officiating. Visitation will be held Sunday from 4 to 8 p.m. with a rosary at 7 p.m. and a prayer service at 7:30...
October 17, 2008 - 12:00am