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AgweekTV: Hog barn woes in Devils Lake
Get your water checked at upcoming clinic
‘She’s all of ours’: Candlelight vigil and prayer service held for missing teen
Ready, set, mow! Lawn mowers become battle-tested at fair
Sports schedule for Saturday, Aug. 19
Sports schedule for Friday, August 18
Football: B-E ready to make next step
Next man up: Empting takes over at QB after Roste's three-year run
A promise kept: Plan started at the Viking Speedway is rekindled after the death of a friend
Refresher courses offered for older drivers
Christian group forms to challenge government corruption, tyranny
Knute Nelson to celebrate Alexandria's seniors
Johnson - Engebretson
Morken: Habitat key to curbing coyotes' effect on fawns
DNR report: Fewer small game hunters buy licenses in 2016
Morken: Death of Bosek hits hard for many
Plenty of deer harvest opportunities locally
DNR sees illegal use of hydraulic jets on more local waters
James "Jim" K. Davern
Orvis L. Jibben
John "Jack" McLaughlin
Betty A. Johnson
Delores M. Johnson
Letter: Minneapolis' move to restrict menthol is inspiring
THUMBS UP/THUMBS DOWN: Views of the Echo Press Editorial Board
It's Our Turn: Will we let hatred divide us?
Letter: We need to work and pray together
Commentary: Think of the possibilities new school would bring
Tomato tasting at the library
What's wrong with my tomato plant?
There's still time to plant veggies
Haying and grazing OK on some Conservation Reserve land
Millerville gets hands-on with butter
Minnesota adds 7,700 jobs in July; unemployment rate unchanged
Grant helps Glenwood with downtown facelift
Leadership change at Runestone Museum
Schwan's announces acquisitions as frozen food company beefs up its pizza business
Aagard expands to pull all workers into one building
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July 15, 2016
Park service to benefit Love INC
Faith Lutheran and Grace Lutheran Churches of Evansville and Brandon will host a joint church service on Sunday, July 17 at 10:30 a.m. at Chippewa County Park in Brandon. Everyone is welcome. The service will be led by Jonathan Swenson's Paraphrase Theatre performance of "Witnesses,"...
July 15, 2016 - 12:00am
June 24, 2016
Beloved duck house is back
A fond piece of many Alexandria residents' childhoods was ripped away Tuesday when the old yellow duck house in Noonan Park was hauled away....
June 24, 2016 - 12:00am
May 18, 2016
Watching wildlife wonders
Osakis Early Childhood Family Education (ECFE) recently got out of the classroom and went on educational adventures around the area. First, 115...
May 18, 2016 - 12:00am
January 15, 2016
Hike on candle-lit trails at Lake Carlos State Park Saturday
Minnesota state parks and trails will host 35 candlelight events this winter, including an event at Lake Carlos State Park on Saturday, Jan. 23 from 6 to 9 p.m. This event provides an opportunity to hike on trails lit by candles or luminaries. Participants can also warm up around...
January 15, 2016 - 2:21pm
June 12, 2015
New sign erected for new park name
Using stone as part of the plan, Douglas County Parks staff member Brent Bennett designed the landscaping that surrounds the new Lake Brophy...
June 12, 2015 - 8:24am
October 3, 2013
Lake Carlos State Park to celebrate Fall Festival Saturday
Lake Carlos State Park will celebrate its Fall Festival this Saturday, October 5 with a variety of family-geared events. It will take place at the Lakeview Group Camp from 110 a.m. to 3 p.m. Participants will enjoy the rich colors of fall while learning about the history of...
October 3, 2013 - 2:00pm
August 16, 2013
Camper celebrates 100th birthday at Lake Carlos State Park
As he's been doing for the last 35 years or so, Ansis Vilcins returned to Lake Carlos State Park last week to enjoy the great outdoors and time...
August 16, 2013 - 12:00am
April 19, 2013
"Welcoming the bluebirds" program at Lake Carlos State Park postponed
The program, "Welcoming the Bluebirds", scheduled for Saturday, April 20 at Lake Carlos State Park has been postponed until Saturday, May 18 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
April 19, 2013 - 1:34pm
April 17, 2013
Clash over handling of Knute Nelson ballpark
Those close to the Alexandria baseball scene have watched as other communities have done what they can to prepare their fields during this terrible...
April 17, 2013 - 12:00am
January 18, 2013
Weather changes candlelight event at Lake Carlos State Park Saturday
Due to extreme cold weather projections, ice and poor snow conditions, the candlelight event scheduled at Lake Carlos State Park on Saturday, January 19, has been changed to a candlelight snowshoe or hike event. No skiing trails will be illuminated.
January 18, 2013 - 12:07pm
December 28, 2012
State park hosts First-Day Hikes
Minnesota state parks will host four hiking or snowshoe hiking events on the first day of 2013, including an event at Lake Carlos State Park on Tuesday, January 1 from 1 to 4 p.m. The naturalist-guided snowshoe hike will leave from the Lake View Warming Shelter at 1 p.m. The naturalist...
December 28, 2012 - 12:00am
November 18, 2012
New bike trail construction underway in Glendalough State Park
Construction of a new paved bike trail in Glendalough State Park in northwestern Minnesota in underway, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR). When complete, the trail will consist of an eight-mile loop within the park and a three-mile connection spur to...
November 18, 2012 - 2:52pm
October 19, 2012
Lake Carlos State Park to remain open during deer hunt
During the special resource management deer hunt November 3-6, Lake Carlos State Park will remain open. Visitors are advised to wear blaze orange if they visit while the hunt is in progress, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) said.
October 19, 2012 - 12:00am
July 27, 2012
Art in the Park returns for its 37th year
The Alexandria Area Arts Association (AAAA) will hold its 37th annual Art in the Park Saturday, July 28 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday, July...
July 27, 2012 - 6:43am
June 5, 2012
DNR State Parks and Trails Division launches Geocaching Avian Adventure June 9
The bird's the word for the all-new statewide geocaching challenge -- the Geocaching Avian Adventure -- which will take flight on Saturday, June 9, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR). Camouflaged "Bird Cache" containers will be hidden, waiting to be...
June 5, 2012 - 3:14pm