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Concerned citizens organize to stop B-E school vote
After budget veto, Minnesota Senate plans to shut down in July; House in September
Four arrested in Evansville drug bust
WATCH: ACLU releases video showing 'excessive force' by southwest Minnesota drug task force agent
For the record
Hundreds gather at Fireman's Field for celebration night in Carlos
Alexandria trap team sends squad to state
Legion Baseball: Post 188 tops Osakis at home
Mission accomplished: Parkers Prairie baseball gets its title a year later
State baseball: Hibbing, Marshall both stun Cards with walk-offs as Alexandria finishes fourth in Class AAA
Expanding Outreach: Food Shelf celebrates expansion
Schjei Country to perform at West Moe Church
Alexandria actors play key roles in Barrett play
Sweetland runs this week at Theatre L'Homme Dieu
Ham radio demonstration June 24-25
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
Janice "Jan" Larsen
Timothy J. Olson
Orville Arnold Botner
Lorraine Van Santen
Mary Anna Louise Swenson
Commentary: Water wells are safe
Editorial: Newspapers still top choice for news
In the Know: Help available for businesses
Observations from the Archives: 1992: Eurasian milfoil appears in Lake Oscar
It's Our Turn: Building a solid foundation
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??
Chamber holds 26th annual golf tournament
Tolkkinen joins Echo Press staff
JCI Minnesota looking for outstanding young Minnesotans
Lake Carlos Marina under new ownership
Vaagenes receives hospital award
hires and promotions
On The Street
June 15, 2017
Highway 27 bridge south of Osakis opens today
Motorists will find all lanes of Highway 27 at I-94, south of Osakis, open by 5 p.m. today, Thursday, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation. The Highway 27 bridge spanning I-94 has been closed since late March 2017, while crews repaired and resurfaced the bridge....
June 15, 2017 - 8:29am
June 14, 2017
Update: Motorcyle chase hit 100 mph, charges say
A 23-year-old Osakis man was charged in Douglas County District Court on Friday in connection with a motorcycle chase that hit 100 mph. Brandon...
June 14, 2017 - 10:52am
June 10, 2017
Osakis Gospel singer to open concert featuring The Needhams
Local Gospel singer and Nashville recording artist Fred Walter will open a concert for The Needhams at the Osakis Public School Auditorium on Thursday, June 15. Walter's new CD, "Get Ready for a Revival," will be available for the first time. The concert, featuring Christian music...
June 10, 2017 - 3:10pm
June 7, 2017
'Idol' winner Taylor Hicks visits Osakis
The winner of the fifth season of American Idol — Taylor Hicks — rolled into Osakis on Sunday, May 28. His destination: Jacob's Lefse...
June 7, 2017 - 5:53pm
June 2, 2017
UPDATE: Drivers identified in two-vehicle crash near Osakis
A woman was briefly trapped in a pickup truck after a two-vehicle crash near Osakis on Thursday morning. The crash happened about 8 a.m. at...
June 2, 2017 - 12:13pm
May 13, 2017
Osakis is looking spiffier
A few people in Osakis will have sore muscles on Sunday. That's because they hauled away many, many loads of junk on Saturday during the annual...
May 13, 2017 - 1:07pm
May 10, 2017
St. Jude's Bike-A-Thon is Saturday
The St. Jude's Bike-A-Thon is this Saturday, May 13 in Osakis. Registration will take place that morning from 8 to 8:45 a.m. at the Osakis Visitor Center. The ride will start at 9 a.m. Proceeds will support the St. Jude Children's Research Hospital — a pediatric treatment and...
May 10, 2017 - 7:34am
April 28, 2017
Randy Knuth to be installed at First Presbyterian Church
First Presbyterian Church of Osakis has announced the Installation of its new pastor, Randy Knuth. The service of installation will be held on...
April 28, 2017 - 2:13pm
April 11, 2017
UPDATE: 18-year-old Alexandria driver in rollover facing charges of test refusal, DWI
The Minnesota State Patrol says alcohol was involved in a rollover crash near Osakis on Saturday morning.
April 11, 2017 - 8:06am
April 3, 2017
Ramps, lanes on I-94 near Osakis to close at night
Drivers traveling on Interstate 94 near the Highway 27/Osakis interchange may encounter delays as both directions of the interstate will intermittently...
April 3, 2017 - 2:19pm
March 29, 2017
Bergquist officially hired as Osakis superintendent
The Osakis School District has hired a new superintendent. Sort of. Randy Bergquist, who was named interim superintendent after Joe Broderick...
March 29, 2017 - 8:51pm
Woman charged with felony theft
A 37-year-old Alexandria woman is accused of stealing $5,900 from her place of work, AJ's Restaurant in Osakis. Kristy Ann Heuchert was charged in Douglas County District Court on Feb. 24 with felony theft. Osakis police were notified of the alleged theft on Dec. 13, 2016 when the...
March 29, 2017 - 7:00am
March 27, 2017
Bridge at Osakis exit closed starting today
A bridge replacement project at the Osakis exit on Interstate 94 will mean some detours for drivers this spring and summer. The Minnesota Highway...
March 27, 2017 - 9:47am
March 15, 2017
Cities object to high sewage treatment plant costs
ST. PAUL — The 1,700-population community of Osakis could find itself paying $11 million in sewage treatment plant work, a cost one city official...
March 15, 2017 - 6:16pm
March 9, 2017
Swindle case uncovers drugs in Osakis
An investigation into credit card fraud and swindle in Osakis led to felony drug charges. Denise Carol Waldvogel, 47, of Osakis was charged Dec....
March 9, 2017 - 3:33pm