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More than 8,000 turkeys die in fire
Mouse to blame for truck fire
County awards construction bid for Kensington Rune Stone Park
Law enforcement contract with Evansville renewed
White Earth's Soule to be Minnesota State board member
State hockey: Cards put a scare in the Bears before falling short (w/video)
Girls Basketball: Streaks outrun Parkers Prairie
Boys basketball: Kannegiesser torches WCA with 45 points
Bogart, Nibbe named to all-state academic wrestling team
Girls basketball: Cold shooting downs Alex in first CLC loss
Education presentation to cover topics of Islam, Muslims
Grove is a 2017 ExCEL Award Recipient
Kensington Area Heritage Society hosts open house
WCA Speech Team brings home multiple awards
Marking a century
Births - Feb. 10, 2017
Wedding - Bursch and Hawthorne
Births - Feb. 3
Wedding - Holmquist and Haugdahl
Engaged - Becker and Klawitter
Developing a deer plan: A Q-and-A with big game program leader Adam Murkowski
Warm weather forcing houses off the ice
Fishing first timers
Mike Frisch: Think spring
Marjorie "Marjie" Weber
Steven James Velde
Mary A. L. Swenson
Laurel A. Jensen Falconer
Vernet "Jackie" Schroeder
LETTER: Pollinators are essential for crops
IN THE KNOW: City Charter needs updating
FROM THE ARCHIVES - 1967: Hospital room rate rises to $25 a day
EDITORIAL: Young people show their potential
LETTER: Do some thinking and research
Minnesota lawmakers lobby on ag issues
Save the date: garden education opportunities available
Century Farm applications due by April 3
It's fruit tree pruning time
Corn and Soybean Growers to hold annual meeting
Premiere Video closes its doors
REA holds district meeting
AAEDC leads initiatives for 2016 and into 2017
Edgewater Natural Family Medicine opens in Alexandria area
Alexandria Clinic recognized for quality laboratory services
hires and promotions
On The Street
February 6, 2017
UPDATE: Patrol corrects information about fatal crash near Deer Creek
The State Patrol has corrected a report about a fatal crash near Deer Creek on Feb. 5, stating that all three people involved are from Wadena.
February 6, 2017 - 9:37am
January 11, 2017
Irrigation Clinic to be held in Parkers Prairie
The Central Minnesota Irrigator's Corporation will hold an Irrigation Clinic on Thursday, Jan. 26, at the Prairie Event Center in Parkers Prairie. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. with the program starting at 9:15 a.m. and concluding by 1 p.m. This is followed by the corporation's...
January 11, 2017 - 11:00am
Parkers Prairie voters approve split liquor
Voters in Parkers Prairie overwhelmingly approved two split liquor questions in a special election on Jan. 10. The first question asked whether the Parkers Prairie City Council should be allowed to issue private, on-sale licenses for the sale of intoxicating liquor to hotels, restaurants...
January 11, 2017 - 10:33am
January 6, 2017
Parkers Prairie to vote on liquor future
Parkers Prairie residents will soon decide whether to allow other places other than the city liquor store to sell on-sale liquor. A special election for two split-liquor questions will take place Tuesday, Jan. 10 from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. at the Parkers Prairie City Hall. Here's how...
January 6, 2017 - 6:00am
October 12, 2016
Parkers Prairie celebrates projects with ribbon cutting ceremony
It was a ribbon cutting ceremony of all ceremonies last Wednesday, Oct. 5., in Parkers Prairie. The town had plenty to celebrate including the...
October 12, 2016 - 2:00am
October 11, 2016
Highway 29 detour in Parkers Prairie begins week of Oct. 10
Motorists on Highway 29 on the south side of Parkers Prairie will encounter a short detour beginning the week of Oct. 10. Crews will replace a large center line culvert near Lake Adley. Vehicles will be directed to the frontage road on the east side of Highway 29. The work will...
October 11, 2016 - 1:09pm
September 9, 2016
Funeral director says clown life not as different as you might think
Editor's note: Double Lives of Douglas County will be an occasional feature in the Echo Press, profiling people who have a hobby or second-calling...
September 9, 2016 - 12:00am
September 7, 2016
Driver improvement program offered
The Minnesota Highway Safety Center will offer a four-hour refresher course on Tuesday, Sept. 13 from 6 to 10 p.m. at Parkers Prairie High School, 411 S. Otter Ave., Parkers Prairie. The cost is $22. It is open to the public. Pre-registration is required. A Minnesota Highway Safety...
September 7, 2016 - 12:00am
July 15, 2016
Parkers Prairie students earn bids at National High School Finals Rodeo
A pair of Parkers Prairie high school students earned the right to compete at the National High School Finals Rodeo in Gillette, Wyoming that...
July 15, 2016 - 12:00am
June 3, 2016
Parkers Prairie Highway 29 reconstruction begins June 6
Motorists and pedestrians on Highway 29 in Parkers Prairie will encounter lane shifts starting Monday, June 6, weather permitting. Crews will begin work on a reconstruction and resurfacing project through the city. The work will address pavement concerns, pedestrian accessibility,...
June 3, 2016 - 12:00am
May 18, 2016
Open house for Parkers Prairie Highway 29 project is May 23
An open house about this year's Highway 29 reconstruction and resurfacing project in Parkers Prairie is scheduled for Monday, May 23 from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Prairie Event Center, 201 West Main St., Parkers Prairie. No formal presentation is planned. The meeting is an opportunity for...
May 18, 2016 - 12:00am
One step closer
Parkers Prairie and surrounding communities are one step closer to a fresh summer attraction, as construction has begun on a new swimming pool....
May 18, 2016 - 12:00am
January 12, 2016
Girls basketball: Chargers stay undefeated in LEC
The Brandon-Evansville girls basketball team got back on track after a pair of losses last week with a 47-38 road victory in Parker Prairie on Monday night to remain unbeaten in Little Eight Conference play. Senior guard Elizabeth Vinson and junior point guard Kylee Hansen scored...
January 12, 2016 - 9:37am
December 3, 2015
Prairie Christmas features Santa, crafts
The public is invited to attend the annual Prairie Christmas, a family event, on Saturday, Dec. 5 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Parkers Prairie High School. The cost is $2 or $1 with a food shelf item. The event will include more than 50 unique crafters and vendors. Santa will be available...
December 3, 2015 - 4:49pm
September 2, 2015
Local Boy Scouts, plumbers work together
Joe Kastner of Parkers Prairie Boy Scout Troop 472 completed part of his Eagle Scout requirement on August 22 by coordinating the first tri-annual...
September 2, 2015 - 12:00am