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Resort, campground operators invited to Fall Conference and Expo
Mental health advocate to speak on Oct. 24
Navy vet receives Car Care Program's 150th car
Douglas County Library Board members needed
UCare to offer meetings on Medicare options
8-5A Football: Cards to face winner of Spuds, Lumberjacks
5AA football: Osakis to face Benson in section quarterfinals
6A volleyball: Chargers four seed in subsection tourney
Football: ACGC shuts out Lakers
Area football scores from Wednesday, Oct. 19
In Pursuit of a Dream is performed across the area
The Bible: More reliable than any story in history
Celebrate the harvest with Applefest
Births - Oct. 21, 2016
Births - Oct. 14, 2016
Engaged - Schwab and Ronning
Engaged - Schmitz and Volesky
A memorable moose in Alaska
DNR Release: Lake Carlos State Park to offer snowshoe-lacing workshop
From the stand: Doe tagged on a perfect evening
Mike Frisch: Find the fish first
Lake Miltona hosting pro musky world championship
Lorraine M. Essler
Allan D. Olk
Eunice Mae Lydia Backlund
Vincent T. Montgomery
LETTER: Kulp shows strength, determination
LETTER: Sen. Westrom listens to constituents
LETTER: Westrom willing to 'go to the mat'
LETTER: Vote for growth and opportunity
IT'S OUR TURN: What does asthma feel like?
How to manage box elder bugs
2017 Minnesota Gardening calendars are now available
Wheat council seeks candidates for board of directors
Five ways to protect your garden from deer
Crops benefit from proper application of livestock manure
Alexandria among cheapest cities for car insurance
FAST adds large robotic welder to Glenwood facility
Alexandria credit unions team up to volunteer
Chamber Ambassadors visit three businesses
TWF Industries Inc. is named a Top Shop
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On The Street
September 9, 2014
Observations from the archives, 2004: National Guard unit returns from Kosovo
1914, 100 years ago: An automobile party from Lowry consisting of Andrew Knutson, Ole Bjokne, Nels Femrite, Andrew Johnson and Andrew Quitne with their families attended the services at the Norwegian Lutheran Church and visited with their former pastor, the Rev. B.A. Benson and his...
September 9, 2014 - 11:56am
February 1, 2013
Echo Press wins 23 awards in state contest
The Echo Press received the second most points in the Minnesota Newspaper Association's annual contest among all non-daily newspapers in the...
February 1, 2013 - 12:00am
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