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Update: Downpour causes flooding but minimal damage
UPDATE: Drowning victim was a boat mechanic with 'a huge heart'
Motorcycle run to raise awareness of mental illness
Law enforcement blotter: Friday, August 26 through Sunday, August 28
Man arrested after shots fired at Spicer Zorbaz
Girls tennis: Landmark wins fuel Cards' undefeated start
Viking Speedway: Thoennes holds off Zach Johnson as curfew ends things early
Volleyball: Osakis goes 2-2 at Albany Tournament
Sports schedule for Saturday, August 27
Girls tennis: Osakis ties for seventh at Delano tourney
Underwater Art: Decoys on display in Evansville
Robby Vee finishes out summer concert series
Harper's Chord comes to Carlos Creek Winery
Alpha Course teaches basics of faith
Strive to be a foundation for others
Births - Aug. 26, 2016
Engaged - Hanson and Lund
Births - through Aug. 12, 2016
Engaged - Dokken-McFann and Gran
Births - Aug. 3-8, 2016
Youth Day draws a huge crowd again
DNR to close Mille Lacs walleye season next month
Morken: What the numbers say about declining hunters and anglers
Stringer full of walleyes
Work begins on statewide deer management plan
Myrtle Annette McKay
Carol J. Hansen
William 'Bill' Bretz
COMMENTARY: What they're fighting over
COMMENTARY: Clean Power Plan will penalize Minnesota
IT'S OUR TURN: Recalling the dawn of the digital age; facing its challenges
EDITORIAL: Long wait for mental health care must be fixed
IN THE KNOW: Leadership Alexandria is unique blend with strong return
Producers should consider available assistance
Monarchs, roadsides and the law
A century of family and faith
Kensington represented in Princess Kay of the Milky Way
Kalpin family recognized as 2016 U of M Farm Family
MMFCU concludes 60 Days of Giving campaign
Community solar program shining for REA
Chamber Ambassadors visit three local businesses
Celeste Edenloff returns to Echo Press
Dew Drop Inn changes ownership
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
August 21, 2013
Out and About: Around the county this week
Harmon Killebrew's legacy of work with hospice is alive and well more than two years after his passing away while using hospice services. A...
August 21, 2013 - 12:00am
October 2, 2009
A strike against illiteracy
The Echo Press "Strike Out Illiteracy" bowling tournament September 17 raised more than $4,500 in an effort to help supplement learning in area...
October 2, 2009 - 12:00am
April 24, 2009
Ice meets its match
For nearly five long months, Lake L'Homme Dieu has been imprisoned by ice. On Tuesday, the lake shook off the last of its icy shackles. April...
April 24, 2009 - 12:00am
April 1, 2009
Roads in rough shape
Roads around Douglas County have taken a beating this winter. But it wasn't because of snow, sand or salt. "It's not even traffic," noted Douglas...
April 1, 2009 - 12:00am
March 25, 2009
When will ice leave?
If the dreary cold weather is bringing you down, lift your spirits with thoughts of spring - and when the ice will leave the lakes. It's time for the Echo Press' annual Ice Out Contest. The person who guesses when the ice will melt away on Lake L'Homme Dieu will win a fun summer-time...
March 25, 2009 - 12:00am
March 4, 2009
Free video course offers advice for getting out of debt
Worried about your finances? Struggling with a mountain of debt? Wondering how you will keep your home? The Unity Foundation of Alexandria will soon present a series of video presentations that will provide help and advice - for free. The "Dave Ramsey Total Money Makeover" will...
March 4, 2009 - 12:00am
February 6, 2009
More townships pull of out CLRSD
Two more Douglas County townships have decided to drop out of the Central Lakes Region Sanitary District. Supervisors for both LaGrand and Moe Townships voted unanimously Monday to withdraw from CLRSD. Both townships were a part of the first phase of the district's proposed multimillion-dollar...
February 6, 2009 - 12:00am
January 5, 2009
'Coalition for a People's Bail Out' plans rally at Capitol today
A coalition of organizations, bringing together union members, welfare rights organizations and others will hold a rally on the opening day of the Minnesota legislative session today. Their message: Demand that the state take concrete steps to protect low-income and working Minnesotans...
January 5, 2009 - 12:00am
September 24, 2008
A smashing success
The Echo Press "Strike Out Illiteracy" bowling tournament last Thursday was a big success, according to organizers of the first-ever event. Thirty teams participated, winning prizes and bragging rights. Proceeds from the event - more than $4,000, according to initial estimates -...
September 24, 2008 - 12:00am
August 8, 2008
The community unites against crime
Jay Halverson (left) and Kevin Guenther (right), Alexandria police officers, helped Rob Solyntjes, an Alexandria firefighter, when he got tased by Jim Gripne, Alexandria police officer, during a demonstration at Community Night Out. The event, hosted by the Alexandria Police Department,...
August 8, 2008 - 12:00am
August 1, 2008
Community invited to rally against crime
The Alexandria Police Department and the city workers will join forces with thousands of other communities to celebrate the 25th annual "National Night Out." The local event, "Community Night Out - Growing Stronger by Building Strong Community Partnerships," is set for next Tuesday,...
August 1, 2008 - 12:00am
July 18, 2008
Police put brakes on car sale - temporarily
The Minnesota State Patrol and the Alexandria Police Department temporarily shut down a used car sale at the Douglas County Fairgrounds Wednesday morning. The reason? The dealer didn't have the proper license. Although Brandl Auto Connection, based in St.
July 18, 2008 - 12:00am