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Charges filed against family friend in kidnapping, death of 5-year-old
Law enforcement blotter: Monday, August 22
Driver injured in rollover near Osakis
Update: Body found in vehicle is missing Osakis man, says family
New well policy draws overflow crowd at council meeting
WISSOTA racing returns to Douglas County Fair
Balancing act: Osakis tennis staggers lineup to begin fall
Sports schedule for Tuesday, August 23
Rose secures third-straight club title at AGC
Panther football has seniors to lean on
Platte Valley Boys bring bluegrass to Alexandria
Alzheimer's disease education session offered
Lakes Area HOG to accept Nation of Patriots flag
Local registered dietitian to give presentation
Haberman is interim pastor at United Methodist
Births - through Aug. 12, 2016
Engaged - Dokken-McFann and Gran
Births - Aug. 3-8, 2016
Engaged - Benning and Notch
Engaged - Butler and Joswiak
Work begins on statewide deer management plan
A big bass for Beau
Youth day comes together
Waterfowlers can expect similar structure to last year
Lais posthumously honored for four decades with Viking Sportsmen
Arland E. Hirman
Roy A. Johnson
Gladys M. Hogan
Matthew W. Lepak
Arland E. Hirman
COMMENTARY: Making sure our veterans get the care they deserve
LETTER: Community Night Out was great success
LETTER: Old green grass has been restored
Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down
From the archives - 1916: Room for rent for housekeeping or otherwise
A century of family and faith
Kensington represented in Princess Kay of the Milky Way
Corn Views: Farmers take leadership role on water quality issues
Save money, water by using rain barrels
Kalpin family recognized as 2016 U of M Farm Family
Chamber Ambassadors visit three local businesses
Celeste Edenloff returns to Echo Press
Dew Drop Inn changes ownership
Beach named editor of Echo Press
New rules implemented for telemarketers
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
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
March 3, 2010
Newspaper seeks your ideas
In its continuing effort to be a better newspaper, the Echo Press is calling for volunteers to serve on its reader advisory board. There are four openings right now on the 12-member board.
March 3, 2010 - 12:05am
Echo Press wins 8 state awards
The Echo Press was honored with eight awards in the Minnesota Newspaper Association's "Better Newspaper Contest." Echo Press employees picked...
February 3, 2010 - 12:05am
December 23, 2009
Printing press in Wadena to cease operations; Echo Press to print in Detroit Lakes
The Wadena printing plant still best known to locals as WATCO will make its final press run in early January before consolidating its operation with a Detroit Lakes plant. Wadena will move its equipment and operations to Forum Communications Printing of Detroit Lakes in a consolidation...
December 23, 2009 - 11:23am
October 16, 2009
Echo Press welcomes VanKeulen to staff
Nathan VanKeulen was recently added to the customer service/classified ad sales team at the Echo Press newspaper in Alexandria. He will assist with walk-in customers, answering phones, customer callbacks and help with classified ad sales. VanKeulen graduated from Minneota High School...
Business/Hires and Promotions
October 16, 2009 - 12:00am
August 4, 2009
Shop for big bargains today; certificates are selling fast
Get ready to cash in on some special savings starting today, Tuesday, August 4. Readers can purchase gift certificates through the Echo Press that can be used to buy goods and services at nearly 120 area businesses. The gift certificates are being sold to readers at a deep discount...
August 4, 2009 - 11:00am