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Drum and bugle corps perform in Alexandria w/video
Fun and games at Ribfest w/video
Updated: Henning man dies after crash in Otter Tail County
AgweekTV: Drought Troubles
Meeker deputy pleads guilty in stalking case
Legion Baseball: Morris shuts down Osakis offense
Girls Basketball: Lange completes the climb to varsity
Boys Basketball: Hintermeister set for head coaching job
Hundreds gather at Fireman's Field for celebration night in Carlos
Alexandria trap team sends squad to state
Golfer Tom Lehman speaks at July 7 faith lunch
Osakis church holds community supper
'Martin Luther' visits Alexandria church camp
Engaged - Strater and Lambert
Engaged - Bruzik and Johnson
Engaged - Fogelson and Gibbons
Engaged - Teichert and Kelly
Engaged - Schmidt and Murray
Courrier lands nice bass
Big fish highlight third Douglas County Bowfishing Challenge
Mike Frisch: Finding June walleyes
Walleye bite picks up on some area lakes
Osakis walleye tourney set for this weekend
Wanda Jean Tramm
Janice "Jan" Larsen
Lorraine G. Van Santen
Mary Anna Louise Swenson
THUMBS UP/THUMBS DOWN: Views by the Echo Press Editorial Board
It's Our Turn: A life without my mom
Commentary: Water wells are safe
Editorial: Newspapers still top choice for news
In the Know: Help available for businesses
4-H announces K-3 summer camps
Master gardener shares cold-hardy plant information
Many options for shade plants
Extension service helps with pressure canning
What's going on with the evergreens??
A race to get people in the door of downtown businesses
Chamber holds 26th annual golf tournament
Tolkkinen joins Echo Press staff
JCI Minnesota looking for outstanding young Minnesotans
Lake Carlos Marina under new ownership
hires and promotions
On The Street
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
May 21, 2017
Demands fall, final budget nears
ST. PAUL — Minnesota lawmakers are dragging themselves toward their Monday finish line, making what Lt. Gov. Tina Smith called "slow, steady progress" on completing a two-year $46 billion state budget. To get it done, Democrats will have to let go of some of their demands for...
May 21, 2017 - 9:46pm
May 15, 2017
Man’s body found face down pulled from Lake Bemidji
BEMIDJI, Minn. - The body of an adult male was removed from Lake Bemidji on Monday afternoon according to the Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office....
May 15, 2017 - 4:46pm
May 13, 2017
Woman injured in rollover near Staples, Minn.
FARGO—A woman was injured when she lost control of the vehicle she was driving and it rolled in Minnesota's Todd County on Saturday, May...
May 13, 2017 - 6:03pm
May 8, 2017
Minnesota on the verge of teacher licensing overhaul
ST. PAUL — The years-long task of overhauling Minnesota's way of licensing teachers has entered the home stretch. If lawmakers can resolve the differences in bills that have already cleared the House and Senate in a way that wins the approval of Gov. Mark Dayton, they can accomplish...
May 8, 2017 - 6:00am
May 6, 2017
Photo of the Week
Contributed Karin Weigel of Alexandria took this photo of a beautiful sunset casting an orange glow over Lake Burgen on April 29. If you have...
May 6, 2017 - 7:47am
May 1, 2017
For the Record
MEETING DOUGLAS COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS TUESDAY, MAY 2 Location: Douglas County Courthouse, Alexandria.
May 1, 2017 - 6:47am
April 29, 2017
Update: 12-year-old drowning victim identified
The dive team and the Douglas County Sheriff’s Department were called Friday evening to search for a 13-yr-old in a swampy area next to the...
April 29, 2017 - 5:12pm