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Sun sets over sparse snow
Peterson to run again in Minnesota’s 7th District
Law enforcement blotter: January 26, 2015
Two New Hope police officers shot at City Hall; gunman killed
Explosion levels home near Bemidji
Nordic ski: Cardinals girls team takes second, boys third in CLC
Sports schedule for Tuesday, January 27
Passionate Patriots owner Kraft speaks about 'Deflategate'
Seahawks' setup favored by Carroll
Sports roundup from Monday, January 26
Speaker to share about weight loss journey
Harper’s Chord to perform at Carlos Creek
Tribute band plays at upcoming Alexandria Marching Band fundraiser
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Where are they now?
Engaged - Wilts and Hedstrom
Births - Douglas County Hospital through January 12, 2015
Births - Douglas County Hospital through January 3, 2015
Engaged - Pavek and Jossart
Births - Douglas County Hospital through December 28, 2014
Wildlife of Douglas County: Fisher
Dayton proposes expanded buffer zones along Minnesota waters
Wildlife of Douglas County: Short-tailed weasel
Ready for a challenge?
Buck bagged in Wyoming
Funeral - Ethel Koon, 100
Funeral - Grace Nelson, 82
Service - Ruby Benson, 73
Funeral - Allan Altnow, 86
Funeral - Maynard Radil, 79
Letter: Can’t afford pro sports
Letter: Quotes can shed light on disputes
Letter: Practicing good hygiene habits is important during cold, flu season
It's Our Turn: Twins take refreshing approach at caravan stop
Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down: Views by the Echo Press
2014 Farm Bill crops education seminars offered
Minnesota Grown Directory seeks new members
Funding secured for water quality initiative
Potato growers invited to hearing on check-off fees January 23
Winter garden college planned
Jody Hanson promoted within Lakes Newspaper Group
JCPenney reports good, bad news
Alexandria Industries CEO outlines keys to company’s success
Alexandria Clinic lab earns accreditation
Operation Round Up grants announced
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
January 3, 2015
Funeral - John Benesh, 91
John Benesh, 91, Forada, died Thursday, January 1, 2015. Mass of Christian Burial will be held Saturday, January 10 at 10:30 a.m. at Church of St. Mary in Alexandria. Visitation is Friday, January 9 from 4 to 8 p.m. with a vigil service beginning at 7:30 p.m. at Anderson Funeral...
January 3, 2015 - 9:17am
December 28, 2014
Memorial Service - Ruth Vipond, 74
Ruth Ione Vipond, 74, Elbow Lake, formerly of Herman, died Saturday, December 27, 2014, after a long, courageous battle with cancer. A memorial service will be held Friday, January 2 at 11 a.m. at Christ Lutheran Church in Elbow Lake. Visitation is Thursday, January 1 from 4...
December 28, 2014 - 3:00pm
Funeral - Teresa Schulz, 59
Teresa “Terry” Schulz, age 59, Osakis, passed away Saturday evening, December 27, 2014 at her home. Funeral services will be held Friday, January 2 at 2 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church in Osakis. Visitation begins at the church at 1 p.m. on Friday. Arrangements are...
December 28, 2014 - 2:58pm
Funeral - Evelyn Branch, 91
Evelyn C. Branch, 91, Alexandria, formerly of Starbuck, died Saturday, December 27, 2014 at Peaceful Bliss in Alexandria. A Funeral Service will be held Wednesday, December 31 at 11 a.m. at First Congregational United Church of Christ in Alexandria. Visitation will be held one...
December 28, 2014 - 8:10am
December 27, 2014
Funeral - Donald Sletto, 73
Donald Sletto, 73, Elbow Lake, formerly of Alexandria, died Friday, December 26, 2014. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, December 31 at 11 a.m. at Anderson Funeral Home. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. Arrangements are with Anderson...
December 27, 2014 - 3:39pm
December 26, 2014
Death Notice: Daniel Walter, 72
Daniel H. Walter, 72, Glenwood, died of a heart attack on Saturday, December 20, 2014, at the St. Cloud Hospital. Interment will be in the spring at the Minnesota State Veterans Cemetery in Little Falls. Arrangements are with Hoplin-Hitchcock Funeral Home of Glenwood.
December 26, 2014 - 10:49am
December 20, 2014
Memorial Service - Christopher Cronquist, 23
Christopher Lee Cronquist, 23, Alexandria, died at his home on Thursday, December 18, 2014. A memorial service will be held Saturday, January 3 at 2 p.m. at Anderson Funeral Home Chapel. Visitation will be held Friday, January 2 from 4 to 7 p.m. at Anderson Funeral Home Chapel...
December 20, 2014 - 4:24pm
Funeral - Harlan Swenson, 89
Harlan L. Swenson, 89, Morris, died Thursday, December 18, 2014, at West Wind Village in Morris. Funeral services will be held Monday, December 22 at 11 a.m. at First Lutheran Church in Kensington. Visitation is Monday from 10 to 11 a.m. at the church. Arrangements are with...
December 20, 2014 - 7:31am
December 13, 2014
Funeral - Terry Lynn Roth, 90
Terry Lynn Roth, 90, Alexandria, died Saturday, December 13, 2014. Funeral services will be held Thursday, December 18 at 11:30 a.m. at Zion Lutheran Church. Visitation will be held Wednesday, December 17 from 4 to 7 p.m. at Anderson Funeral Home and one hour prior to the service...
December 13, 2014 - 7:46pm
Funeral - George Hoium, 85
George Hoium, 85, Alexandria, formerly of Villard, passed away on Friday, December 12, 2014 at his home. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, December 17 at 11 a.m. at St. John’s Lutheran in Villard. Visitation is Tuesday, December 16 from 4 to 7 p.m. at Roy-Hetland Funeral...
December 13, 2014 - 2:24pm
December 12, 2014
Funeral - Jim Cavers, 66
Jim Cavers, 66, Alexandria, died Thursday, December 11, 2014. Mass of Christian Burial will be held Tuesday, December 16 at 1:30 p.m. at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Alexandria. Visitation will be held Monday, December 15 from 4 to 8 p.m. at Anderson Funeral Home with a parish...
December 12, 2014 - 4:01pm
December 7, 2014
Funeral - Duane Hagedorn, 73
Duane H. Hagedorn, 73, Alexandria, died Sunday, December 7 at Knute Nelson. Funeral services are Wednesday, December 10 at 11 a.m. at Seven Dolors Catholic Church in Millerville. Visitation is one hour prior to the service on Wednesday at the church. Arrangements are with...
December 7, 2014 - 7:01pm
Funeral - Oliver Anderson, 92
Oliver Anderson, 92, Alexandria, died Sunday, December 7, 2014. Funeral services will be held Thursday, December 11 at 11 a.m. at Calvary Lutheran Church in Alexandria. Visitation is Wednesday, December 10 from 4 to 7 p.m. at Anderson Funeral Home and also one hour prior to...
December 7, 2014 - 3:47pm
November 28, 2014
Funeral - James Walerius, 58
James C. Walerius, 58, Glenwood, died unexpectedly at his home on Wednesday, November 26, 2014. Mass of Christian Burial will be held Monday, December 1 at 11 a.m. at Church of the Sacred Heart in Glenwood. Visitation is Sunday, November 30 from 4 to 6 p.m. at Hoplin-Hitchcock...
November 28, 2014 - 2:36pm
November 27, 2014
Funeral - Clara Mittag, 82
Clara S. Mittag, 82, Alexandria, died Wednesday, November 26, 2014 at St. Cloud Hospital. A funeral service will be held Monday, December 1 at 11 a.m. at Anderson Funeral Home Chapel. Visitation is Sunday, November 30 from 4 to 6 p.m. at the funeral home and also for one hour...
November 27, 2014 - 6:18am