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WEDNESDAY UPDATE: Searchers gather again, police seek info about people seen on trail
A hero's welcome: 9/11 exhibit escorted to Douglas County Fairgrounds
Corn and Pork Chop Jubilee is under way
Becker County website shut down by cyber attack
Law Enforcement Blotter: Tuesday, August 15
Tennis: Panthers looking for continued progress
Minnewaska Golf Club: Peters, Verkinderen hit holes-in-one in the same group
Eagles Horseshoe Standings
Alex 11U baseball team takes home state title
Atkinson wins Race for the Fallen Lineman at Viking
Photo of the Week
Vacation transformation at Good Shepherd Church
Alexandria's Enterprise plays courthouse concert
Faith Happenings: Running legend to speak at Faith @ Work Lunch
Engaged - Sharp and Kasper
Morken: Habitat key to curbing coyotes' effect on fawns
DNR report: Fewer small game hunters buy licenses in 2016
Morken: Death of Bosek hits hard for many
Plenty of deer harvest opportunities locally
DNR sees illegal use of hydraulic jets on more local waters
Jennifer R. Lorenz-Billings
Richard Henry Tomford
Sylvia O. Johnson
Echo Press Editorial: Blank page speaks volumes
Observations from the Archives: 1967: Fair features racing ostrich-pulled carts
Commentary: City doesn't have right to ban new wells
In the Know: Pay attention to city, county budgets
Letter: What advice did Trump give Boy Scouts?
There's still time to plant veggies
Haying and grazing OK on some Conservation Reserve land
Millerville gets hands-on with butter
Tractors to parade down 36 mile memory lane
Douglas County 4-H campers
Grant helps Glenwood with downtown facelift
Leadership change at Runestone Museum
Schwan's announces acquisitions as frozen food company beefs up its pizza business
Aagard expands to pull all workers into one building
A new place for ink opens in Alexandria
hires and promotions
on the street
August 8, 2017
Ex-Buffalo Bill, former Minnesotan charged with insurance fraud over AFC championship ring
BENSON — An ex-professional football player, formerly of Benson, is facing a criminal charge for allegedly making a fraudulent insurance claim...
August 8, 2017 - 8:26pm
August 2, 2017
A receptionist and a custodian are dead. Minnehaha Academy suffers ‘deep, deep loss’
MINNEAPOLIS --A beloved receptionist and a grandfatherly custodian were killed Wednesday morning in the natural gas explosion and collapse at...
August 2, 2017 - 10:59pm
Column: In this Minnesota whodunit, chomp on girl's foot points to muskie
***Editor's Note: A photo within this story shows the severity of the injuries and may be disturbing to some readers.*** MINNEAPOLIS - Had Maren...
August 2, 2017 - 8:46pm
July 31, 2017
Law Enforcement Blotter: July 28 - 30
DOUGLAS COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE Friday, July 28 Public assist, comp has questions about purchasing a BB gun, Alex. Found animal, black lab,...
July 31, 2017 - 6:46pm
July 27, 2017
Zebra mussels confirmed in Rush Lake in Otter Tail County
Zebra mussels have been found in Rush Lake in Otter Tail County, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. The DNR said in...
July 27, 2017 - 6:05pm
July 21, 2017
CenturyLink CEO says he disagrees with Minnesota AG claims
The chief executive of CenturyLink Inc said he disagrees with claims made by the Minnesota Attorney General of not cooperating with the investigation...
July 21, 2017 - 9:33pm
July 16, 2017
Fergus Falls man held for terrorizing following armed standoff
FERGUS FALLS, Minn.—A 27-year-old man is in custody following a 2½-hour standoff with police during which he barricaded himself in his...
July 16, 2017 - 4:21pm
June 15, 2017
Winter fails to go away in small, Minn. town as gigantic pile of snow still stands tall
AUSTIN, Minn. -- Despite the warm temperatures, there's still snow in June in Minnesota. A lasting remnant of winter, a gigantic pile of...
June 15, 2017 - 5:26pm
June 13, 2017
Minnesota Legislature sues Mark Dayton over legislative funding
The Minnesota House and Senate filed a lawsuit on Tuesday asking a judge to overturn Gov. Mark Dayton’s veto of their funding for the next...
June 13, 2017 - 5:01pm
June 7, 2017
Cashews recalled after glass found in canisters sold at Minn. supermarket chain
Southern Grove Cashews Halves and Pieces with Sea Salt are being recalled due to reports of glass pieces found in the product, the Food and Drug...
June 7, 2017 - 1:28pm
June 4, 2017
Bemidji man escapes vehicle before it's engulfed in flames
COLFAX, N.D. — A Bemidji man escaped his vehicle Saturday, June 3 before it started on fire after it crashed into a bridge, entered the median and crossed lanes of traffic. Georgene Gross, 73, totaled his 2005 Dodge Caravan after becoming "distracted inside the vehicle," reports...
June 4, 2017 - 4:34pm
June 3, 2017
Two injured in two-vehicle crash near Lake Miltona
Two vehicles crashed on the intersection of Dittberners Creek Road NW and County Road 14 near Lake Miltona on Saturday afternoon around 3, according to a release from the Douglas County Sheriff's Office. Westbound, Thomas Uhde, 76, was making a left turn onto Dittberners Creek Road...
June 3, 2017 - 7:47pm
Osakis seniors celebrate the end of a chapter
64 Osakis High School graduates accepted their diplomas Saturday afternoon in the Osakis High School gym in celebration of their accomplishments...
June 3, 2017 - 4:28pm
May 30, 2017
How a Minn. female genital mutilation case involving two 7-year-old girls is spurring efforts to stiffen penalties
Minnesota state Rep. Mary Franson received a note from a friend last year urging her to draft stricter legislation against female genital mutilation....
May 30, 2017 - 3:39pm
May 26, 2017
Education funding up, but union urges veto
ST. PAUL — The Minnesota Legislature approved nearly half a billion dollars in new public school funding late Thursday. So why is the teachers union calling for its veto? Policy changes included in the $18.8 billion education spending plan give school leaders new flexibility...
May 26, 2017 - 9:01pm