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UPDATE: Three family members injured in crash north of Alexandria
Law enforcement blotter: Friday, May 27 through Monday, May 30
AgweekTV: One big ride to school
Glenwood man deceased after fight at Legion Park
Montevideo's popular restaurant ending 54-year run
5A girls golf: Knights' season ends on Day One at sections
Sports schedule for Tuesday, May 31
Section softball: Cards stay cool under pressure to edge Sauk Rapids
High numbers show out for Geneva's first annual night golf tourney
Whole weekend of racing washed out at Viking Speedway
Potted flowers induce spring fever
Minnesota Lakes Maritime Museum hosts Smithsonian exhibit
The price they paid
Worship offers a break from busyness
Boy Scouts clean up landscaping at First Lutheran
Engaged - Cunningham and Thielke
Births - May 27, 2016
Engaged - Reis and Frovarp
Engaged - Nelson and Dahlheimer
Wedding - Schoenfelder - Wagner
Mike Frisch: Early season bassin'
Legislative audit: DNR deer management sound but needs improvement
Outdoor issues after the legislative session: No blaze pink, but lead ammo ban is a go
Millerville Sportsmen help 22 kids gain gun safety certificates
Alexandria trap team still first in its league
Gerald Arnold "Jerry" Golembeck
Thomas Jeffery Short
Aurelia Anna Emma Schimmelpfennig
Calice "Cal" G. Courneya
COMMENTARY: Ice programs not looking for handout
LETTER: Transportation and infrastructure left to deteriorate
EDITORIAL: A frustrating session with tiny headway
IT'S OUR TURN: There's no book for adulting
LETTER: Socialism and communism are penetrating our society
Sabolik named a Princess Kay finalist
Back to Basics: Low maintenance flower care creates beautiful garden
Working buffers for water quality
Trees donated to local fifth graders
Seeking students for 4-H Speaking Up for Animal Agriculture
Alexandria Public Schools retirees honored
Get certified as short-call substitute teacher
Moen receives 2016 Humanitarian Service Award
Alexandria Industries receives Progress Minnesota award
Employment law update provides current information
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
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...
Silverstreaks / panthers / region / sports
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...
sports / state
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...
Life / News
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...
News / region
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
'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
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
December 23, 2008
Donations to Runestone Park doubly important
Most of the $490,000 needed for the development of Kensington Runestone Park has been raised. But there is still a need for more, according to Al Lieffort, Douglas County park superintendent. A while back, the William D. and Joyce E. Sexton Family Foundation provided a $20,000 grant...
December 23, 2008 - 12:00am
September 17, 2008
Farm where Runestone was unearthed awaits major improvements
Kensington Runestone Park has seen big changes over the years - buildings have been torn down and rebuilt, playground equipment has been erected, trees have grown taller and flowerbeds have been planted. A more recent change is the addition of 140 acres purchased by the Kensington...
September 17, 2008 - 12:00am
September 10, 2008
Reward offered to catch park vandals
A reward is now being offered to catch the vandals who damaged Pooch Playland dog park in Alexandria last month. The Alexandria Police Department and the Alexandria Parks Department is offering a reward for any information that leads to the arrest and conviction of the person or...
September 10, 2008 - 12:00am