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Alex Homecoming parade fills Broadway: Cards take on Bemidji Lumberjacks
AgweekTV: Hemp harvest
3 dead, another injured in shooting inside Minneapolis apartment
Franson to host health care meeting
Law enforcement blotter: Thursday, Sept. 29
Football: Minnewaska holds off Sauk for first victory
Sports schedule for Saturday, Oct. 1
Football: Osakis gets going late in emotional homecoming win
Football: Chargers' "two-headed monster" strikes again in rout of Mustangs
Boys soccer: Cards shut out Otters to snap skid
FAITH COLUMN: Show kindness to everyone
Ambassador Daniel Speckhard to speak at Calvary
Homecoming festivities under way w/ video
Auditions are open for 'A Christmas Carol'
See Sweetwater Revival in concert
Births - Sept. 30, 2016
Wedding - Niemczyk and Koudela
Births - Sept. 23, 2016
Engaged - Schutta and Kelly
Engaged - Hanson and Arceneau
The allure of musky lures: Parkers Prairie couple finds a career in tackle
A pretty good opener locally
Gould Brothers exhibition shooting coming to Alexandria
What makes a trophy hunter?
From Austin to Alex
Mark E. Ebsen
William "Bill" Henry Williams
Donald "Peaches" Nels Person
Carmen A. Sjoberg Parmeter
LETTER: Let your voices be heard
Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down
LETTER: Coming out of the closets
LETTER: Is there life before death?
LETTER: Laws should help seriously ill
Foraging for wild berries in Minnesota
Motorists, farm equipment operators should share road
Farm loan program offers options for on-farm storage
Watch tractors in action at Plow Day 2016
Improving yields and water quality
JLG Architects named a top U.S. architecture firm
Impact Alexandria features motivational speaker Mel Robbins
Runestone Museum gets new awnings
Website launched for small businesses, entrepreneurs
Bell Bank named among 'Best Banks to Work For'
hires and promotions
On The Street
February 4, 2011
Echo Press website named best in state
The Echo Press website was once again honored by the Minnesota Newspaper Association (MNA). For the third straight year, the site received a...
February 4, 2011 - 12:00am
January 26, 2011
Echo Press wants to reward long-time subscribers
The Echo Press has been giving information life since 1891. As we celebrate our 120th anniversary in 2011, we want to hear from you! Have you been a long-time subscriber to the Echo Press? Share some of your memories with us and you could win three free months added to your subscription! Call...
January 26, 2011 - 12:00am
January 1, 2011
New leadership at Osakis Review
January 1, 2011 - 8:23am
December 4, 2010
Santa Claus is coming to Echo Press today
Today's snowy conditions aren't stopping a visit from Santa Claus at the Echo Press. The newspaper's annual "Santa Day" will take place from 9 a.m. to noon today, Saturday, at the Echo Press office, 225 7th Avenue East, Alexandria. Parents are encouraged to bring non-perishable...
December 4, 2010 - 9:04am
October 27, 2010
Echo Press editorials: Who did the newspaper endorse?
October 27, 2010 - 4:07pm
September 24, 2010
Echo unveils new look
Welcome to our new look! The Echo Press, which traces its roots back to 1891, has gone through a variety of design changes over the years and this latest look was launched with our readers foremost in mind. The goal is to make the newspaper more appealing and easy to read for everyone. "The...
September 24, 2010 - 12:00am
Marcil retiring as Forum's publisher
FARGO - William C. Marcil, publisher of The Forum for the past 41 years, will step down on December 1 and hand the reins to his son, Bill Marcil Jr. The 74-year-old Marcil is relinquishing his role as publisher and CEO but will remain chairman of the board of Forum Communications...
September 24, 2010 - 12:00am
September 15, 2010
Newspaper offers gift certificates to shop at area businesses
Echo Press readers can cash in on special savings starting this week. Residents can purchase gift certificates through the Echo Press that can be used to buy goods and services at more than 80 area businesses. The certificates are available online right now at www.echopress.com....
September 15, 2010 - 12:00am
August 12, 2010
Beware of scam involving phony newspaper caller
The Echo Press has learned of a scam involving bogus telephone calls. Some people who have placed advertisements in the paper have been contacted by someone claiming to be from Echo Press collections. The newspaper does not make random collection calls. People should not send money...
August 12, 2010 - 10:36am
August 10, 2010
Ability to comment on stories temporarily down
Because of technological improvements being made to the Area Voices blog section, the feature allowing readers to post online comments to stories is not functioning today. The system is expected to return to normal tomorrow.
August 10, 2010 - 12:21pm
May 7, 2010
Larson joins Echo Press telesales
Denise Larson was recently added to the sales department as an inside telesales person at the Echo Press. She will be selling advertising for special projects published by the Echo. A 1987 graduate of Jefferson High School in Alexandria, Larson received bachelor of arts degrees...
May 7, 2010 - 12:00am
May 5, 2010
Man charged with kidnapping 14-year-old girl on her paper route
OLIVIA, Minn. -- Matthew Thomas Fahey, 25, of Marshall, Minn., is facing charges with possible prison sentences ranging from 30 to 50 years for allegedly abducting and sexually assaulting a 14-year-old girl Tuesday in Fairfax. The Renville County Attorney's Office filed four counts...
May 5, 2010 - 4:17pm
April 30, 2010
Spreading the word
Rick Jones knew that somebody had to do it - he just didn't think it would be him. God thought otherwise. So Jones listened and added a title...
April 30, 2010 - 12:00am
April 16, 2010
An excellent expo
They laughed. They clapped. They watched children dance. They ate food samples. They received flu vaccine.
April 16, 2010 - 12:00am
April 5, 2010
Ice makes early exit
Lake L'Homme Dieu's last bit of ice melted away on Friday, April 2 this year, making it the earliest ice out in 10 years. The last time the ice retreated so soon was in 2000 when it left on March 25. This year's ice out - as determined by official Echo Press lake watchers - was...
April 5, 2010 - 12:04pm