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Man charged with selling leased livestock
Minnesota State Fair celebrates Yellow Ribbon program for veterans
Helicopter clips power line, sparks grass fire
Law enforcement blotter: Monday, August 29
DNR begins to suck out invasive species infestation
Girls tennis: Section favorite Minnewaska outlasts Osakis again
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
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
April 9, 2012
State parks in prairie regions take precautions against fires
Due to the extended drought experienced in many prairie areas, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Parks and Trails Division is taking precautions to safeguard state park visitors. The precautions include: --Thirty- to 40-foot control lines that may have been...
April 9, 2012 - 2:40pm
April 4, 2012
A park, a trail and a breather for library
A tiny voice was heard in the background at the March 27 county board meeting. She wasn't presenting before the board, but watched as her father...
April 4, 2012 - 12:00am
March 29, 2012
Reservations due by April 10 for seasonal, monthly camping at Minnesota state parks
Reservations for seasonal and monthly camping opportunities, which are available at a select number of Minnesota state parks, are due by April 10, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) said. Visitors can stay for a month or even a full season, which runs May 4 - Sept...
March 29, 2012 - 3:49pm
March 23, 2012
State park reservation service resumes
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources' (DNR) new state park and recreation area reservation system is operational again. The new online...
March 23, 2012 - 12:00am
October 21, 2011
Douglas County Board supports application for Kensington Rune Stone Park work
A resolution to support the Kensington Rune Stone Park project was brought before the board of commissioners and passed October 11. Park Superintendent Al Lieffort presented the resolution to the board to act as legal sponsor in application for a Minnesota Park Legacy Grant. The...
October 21, 2011 - 12:00am
July 18, 2011
Art. Entertainment. Food. Fun.
Unique art. Talented entertainers. Mouthwatering food. Friends and fun. All can be found at the 36th annual Art in the Park, to be held at Alexandria City Park Saturday, July 30, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Sunday, July 31, from 9:30 a.m.
July 18, 2011 - 12:11pm
March 30, 2011
County park decision stirs up residents
Chalk it up to confusion, but they're giving it another go. The Douglas County Board has scheduled a special meeting for Thursday, March 31, at 10 a.m. to again consider the Lake Brophy Park Legacy Grant application request. On March 22, Douglas County Parks Superintendent Al Lieffort...
March 30, 2011 - 12:00am
March 9, 2011
1218259 Public Hearing - Park Grant
Public Hearing Publish March 9, 2011 PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE Please take notice that the Douglas County Commissioners will be holding a Public Hearing on Tuesday, March 22, 2011 at 9:05 a.m.
March 9, 2011 - 12:00am
March 4, 2011
Artists invited to submit park sculpture proposals
Minnesota artists are invited to submit proposals to design, create and install a permanent public art sculpture in Big Ole/Central Park in Alexandria. Special consideration will be given to artists living in the Lake Region Arts Council (LRAC) Region, which includes the counties...
March 4, 2011 - 12:00am
October 29, 2010
Name a new park
Here's a chance to make one of your ideas last for generations to come. Name a park. The Alexandria City Council and its park committee are...
October 29, 2010 - 12:00am
August 4, 2010
Building Connections sponsors free family events
Bring your family, friends and neighbors to Alexandria City Park for free interactive evenings of music and movement. Music in the Park is back by popular demand and will be held in a four-week series on Thursday evenings. The first event was held July 29; remaining events will...
August 4, 2010 - 12:00am
June 25, 2010
Runestone park expands
Representatives from the Kensington Runestone Park Foundation (KRPF), U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFW) and Pheasants Forever (PF) were present...
June 25, 2010 - 12:00am
June 9, 2010
Sold! Land sale finalized to expand Kensington Runestone Park
Since 2008, the Douglas County Parks Department has been working on a land acquisition project at Kensington Runestone Park. The goal: Expand...
June 9, 2010 - 12:00am
Lots to explore at state park Saturday
Some Douglas County families travel hundreds of miles to go camping. But they can find plenty of outdoor fun in their own backyard - at Lake Carlos State Park. This Saturday is a good time to check it out. Lake Carlos State Park is having an open house on June 12.
June 9, 2010 - 12:00am
May 28, 2010
Track and field: Streaks win Prairie titles, finish second at Park Region
When it comes to Prairie Conference track titles, the Osakis Silverstreaks count their in multiples. Wednesday, the Streak girls earned their ninth straight championship and the boys added their second consecutive crown. "The competition in our conference is very good this year,"...
May 28, 2010 - 12:00am