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Minn. gets price tag for buying or leasing western Minn. prison
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Pilots complain about hangar use but airport manager sides with Cunninghams
Bemidji seeks state funding for proposed northern Minn. veterans home
Law Enforcement Blotter: January 15-16
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DNR release: Spring turkey hunt applications for season A and B due soon
Girls hockey: Ellingson's natural hat trick helps Cards over DL
Swimming and Diving: Cards defeat Tigers at home
Boys hockey: Cardinals hitting their stride after third straight win
Toys for Kids reaches 165 children
What would Mr. Fitzgerald think?
A space for young learners: Library exhibit combines science and art
One page at a time: Library can help you through the holidays
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
Marlin & Nora Hoglund
Alexandria's Dresch makes "the ice angler's landing net"
Mike Frisch: Good winter crappie action
Lake trout surprises Northwest Angle fisherman
Morken: South Dakota is still worth the hunt
Collector looks for info on rare lure he believes could have ties locally
Mary Louise (Miller) Orlowski
Sally L. Falk
Dr. James L. Adams
Virginia "Ginger" M. Bjurlin
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Extension schedules land rent meeting for farmers, landowners
Managing boxelder bugs as the cold sets in
Step away from that pruning saw!
Going far with 4-H horses
County crafting buffer compliance rules
Rose City Bar and Grill to open Feb. 1
Minimum wage rises
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Update: Fire victim's identity not yet confirmed
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
February 26, 2010
Lake Carlos State Park to host candlelight event, guided snowshoe hike tonight
Lake Carlos State Park will take advantage of Minnesota's final weeks of winter by hosting two special events on Saturday, February 27. Both events encourage the public to explore the state park's frozen tamarack bog and maple-basswood forest. Ryan Sansness, Lake Carlos State Park...
February 26, 2010 - 12:00am
August 14, 2009
Tossing around some summer fun: Fillmore Park one of 100 disc golf courses in Minnesota
if you're looking for something new and fun to do this summer, disc golf might be for you. Disc golf is one of the fastest growing sports in...
August 14, 2009 - 12:05am
June 26, 2009
Group seeks new place for industries to park
Editor's note: This is part of a series of articles submitted by the Alex Area Stewards - a local group that has defined 13 key "destiny drivers"...
June 26, 2009 - 12:05am
June 10, 2009
You asked: What's wrong with Noonan Park pond?
Editor's note: The following is part of an Echo Press feature, "You Asked." Readers are invited to send the newspaper a simple question and we'll...
June 10, 2009 - 12:05am
May 22, 2009
Park Region Conference track results
PARK REGION CONFERENCE TRACK AND FIELD GIRLS' TEAM SCORES - 1. Osakis 144, 2. Ottertail Central 137, 3. Pillager 126, 4. Bertha-Hewitt-Verndale 54, 5. New York Mills 46, 6. Parkers Prairie 31, 7. United North Central 16. OSAKIS RESULTS 100 DASH - 9. Taylor Kraemer 14.00, 10. Katie...
May 22, 2009 - 12:00am
May 15, 2009
KID FUN to host open house at state park
Come celebrate Minnesota State Park's Open House Day Sunday, June 7 at Lake Carlos State Park. Volunteers from Kreative Ideas Designed For Understanding Nature (KID FUN) have planned a day full of fun for the entire family. The second annual family fun day will begin with a non-denominational...
May 15, 2009 - 12:00am
April 28, 2009
Volunteers needed to spruce up two parks
Volunteers are needed to help clean up two parks in the area. Pope/Douglas Solid Waste Management (PDSWM) has organized a clean-up at Barsness Park in Glenwood on Thursday, April 30, and at Curt Felt Memorial Park in Alexandria on Thursday, May 7. Both efforts will begin at 4:45...
April 28, 2009 - 9:00am
April 27, 2009
Park Rapids alums take part in captain's rescue from pirates
When Somali pirates hijacked the U.S. cargo ship Maersk Alabama and took its American captain hostage, the Navy destroyer USS Bainbridge arrived...
April 27, 2009 - 11:18am
March 9, 2009
Lorraine "Laurie" Bakey
Lorraine "Laurie" Mary Bakey was born May 5, 1934 in Morris Minnesota and died March 4, 2009 at the age of 74 years old. Lorraine is survived by her children, Kelly Berlien, Karen Bakey, Kevin (Susan) Bakey, Kyler (Tracy) Bakey and Tim Bakey (Shelia Perkins).
March 9, 2009 - 4:43pm
February 28, 2009
One person dies in Nevis house fire
At approximately 7:17 a.m. Thursday, the Hubbard County Sheriff's Office received a call of a house fire located about four miles west of Nevis in Nevis Township. Responding to the fire were officers from the Hubbard County Sheriff's Office, Nevis Fire Department, Akeley Fire Department...
February 28, 2009 - 10:42am
February 6, 2009
Candlelight ski set at Lake Carlos State Park
Staff and volunteers at Lake Carlos State Park are excited to, once again, host a candlelight ski and snowshoe event. The event is set to take place this Saturday, February 7 from 6 to 9 p.m. at Lake Carlos State Park, 2601 County Road 38 NE near Carlos. Interested parties will...
February 6, 2009 - 12:00am
January 27, 2009
Pamida to close stores in Detroit Lakes, Park Rapids and Wadena
PARK RAPIDS - The Detroit Lakes and Park Rapids Pamida department stores will be closing Saturday. The decision "boils down to economics," said Dean Williamson, vice president of human resources at the Omaha corporate office. "It's a sign of the times." Sales performance numbers...
January 27, 2009 - 12:00am
January 1, 2009
Candlelight ski set for Saturday at Lake Carlos State Park
Lake Carlos Environmental Center will host a Candlelight Ski this Saturday, January 3. The event is set from 6 to 9 p.m. at Lake Carlos State Park, 2601 County Road 38 NE near Carlos. If the temperature is below 5 degrees by noon the day of the event - January 3 - it will be ca...
January 1, 2009 - 12:00am
'Camper cabins' installed at park
Four "camper cabins" have recently been installed in the Upper Campground at Lake Carlos State Park. The cabins, which are insulated and have...
January 1, 2009 - 12:00am