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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
5-year-old Henning girl injured in farm accident
Volleyball: Osakis goes 2-2 at Albany Tournament
Sports schedule for Saturday, August 27
Girls tennis: Osakis ties for seventh at Delano tourney
Girls soccer: Tie tests Alex to begin season
Hobie's new toy: Released in April, the Eclipse paddleboard draws intrigue
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
Carol J. Hansen
William 'Bill' Bretz
Clara "Clair" A. Gustafson
Bernard "Bernie" V. Dulski
Arland E. Hirman
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
July 15, 2016
Hilltop Lumber goes 'above and beyond'
Hilltop Lumber in Alexandria was recently honored with the Above and Beyond Award by Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR), a Department...
July 15, 2016 - 12:00am
May 2, 2013
Minnesota National Guard names new chaplain
The Minnesota National Guard recently introduced a new full-time support chaplain. "Spiritual health is important to the overall well-being of a service member, so we are excited to have Twin Cities native, Chaplain Phillip "Buddy" Winn, join our team," said Army Maj. Gen. Richard...
May 2, 2013 - 11:47am
January 10, 2013
A patriotic pat on the back
"It seemed like what we ought to be doing," said Dave Rush, Douglas County Land and Resource Management director. Rush was honored for his role...
January 10, 2013 - 10:43am
September 21, 2012
Announcing the third annual Constitution Fest
The Alexandria Freemasons are excited to host the third annual Constitution Fest on Saturday, September 22 at Alexandria City Park at 2 p.m....
September 21, 2012 - 12:00am
May 30, 2012
Pay restored for local Guard
ST. PAUL -- The Pentagon will restore military personnel leave time that was stripped from nearly 50,000 soldiers in October. President Barack Obama Friday signed into law a bill co-sponsored by all of Minnesota's congressional delegation that will return up to 27 days of paid leave...
May 30, 2012 - 12:00am
April 25, 2012
The troops are back
We knew it was going to happen soon and on Monday we found out when. Four buses rolled into Alexandria around 1 p.m. reuniting Alpha Company...
April 25, 2012 - 12:00am
February 17, 2012
Red Bull troops take polar plunge in Kuwait
Editor's note: The following story was written by Staff Sergeant Lynette Hoke through the Defense Video and Imagery Distribution System and e-mailed...
February 17, 2012 - 12:00am
March 4, 2011
City gives Red Bull soldiers a salute
The city of Alexandria is giving a special salute to soldiers who have served in the Alexandria National Guard's 34th Infantry "Red Bull" Division. It's...
March 4, 2011 - 12:00am
June 18, 2010
National Guard activated following tornado outbreak; other agencies called in to help
Governor Tim Pawlenty activated the Minnesota National Guard to assist in three Minnesota counties following tornadoes and severe storms. A total of 74 soldiers will assist local authorities by providing security and operating traffic checkpoints in Wadena, Freeborn and Steele...
June 18, 2010 - 1:32pm
June 9, 2010
Shellito to leave top Guard post
ST. PAUL -- The man who led the Minnesota National Guard through its largest post-World War II deployment leaves the job this fall. Maj. Gen. Larry Shellito steps down as state adjutant general Oct. 31. The search for a new Guard leader begins immediately, Gov.
June 9, 2010 - 2:56pm
March 23, 2010
Guard members from Charlie Battery are coming home
The time that Morris-area National Guard soldiers have been away seems to have flown by. That is, for everyone but the troops and their anxious...
March 23, 2010 - 11:33am
December 29, 2009
Klobuchar announces $3.6 million for Minnesota National Guard Project
Funding has been secured for key projects of Minnesota's National Guard, including the Yellow Ribbon program to help Minnesota's returning National Guard troops reintegrate into civilian life and a counter-drug trafficking program with local law enforcement. The funding is included...
December 29, 2009 - 12:00am
December 26, 2009
Klobuchar announces $3.6 million for Minnesota National Guard projects
Funding has been secured for key projects of Minnesota's National Guard, including the Yellow Ribbon program to help Minnesota's returning Na-tional Guard troops reintegrate into civilian life and a counter-drug trafficking pro-gram with local law enforcement. The funding is included...
December 26, 2009 - 12:26pm