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Law Enforcement Blotter: Friday, October 20 through Sunday, October 22
Missing Dent man found, sheriff's office reports
You've seen Mark Dayton's tax returns. Will you see the next governor's?
UPDATE: Farwell garage total loss after fire
Douglas County Hospital celebrates early expansion completion with open house
Volleyball: Alex, Osakis, Parkers Prairie, WCA host openers with playoffs set
Blizzard Hockey: Alex teamwork scores another win
Sports schedule for Saturday, Oct. 21
Football: Panthers lose final regular season game
Alex swimming: Youth movement taking shape
Antics for All Ages: the Halloween Howler version
Alexandrian named to '50 over 50' list of exceptional Minnesotans
Auditions begin for Andria Theatre's Mousetrap
Jerome & Irene Hagen
Gene & Mary
Pheasant opener: Better than numbers might indicate
Region 9 hosts snowmobilers fall workshop
Jackson's first hunt success
Jennie Lake re-established as a waterfowl refuge
Morken: Trying to master scent control
Thomas Crump Fulcher
Robert G. Swanson
Chester W. Seiford, Jr.
Derek S. Baker
Neva B. Andrews
LETTER: The 'rest of the story' about party of racists
OUR TURN: A wish list for Alexandria
LETTER: Concerts provide rich source of enjoyment
EDITORIAL: A gun bill that needs to be passed pronto
COMMENTARY: Mentally ill fall through the cracks
Going far with 4-H horses
4-H dogs and young handlers take home awards
Putting your garden to bed
Palmer amaranth crops up in Todd County
Farmer deadlines approaching
On The Street
Summit to showcase young, regional companies
Alexandria Industries commits $36,000 to car program
New Bethany owners envision upgrades
Small change adds up for youth groups
hires and promotions
on the street
October 20, 2017
Finding Lucas's heart: Parkers Prairie mother tracks down family that received son’s heart
It was Oct. 8, 2013, when two women — strangers at the time — received the phone calls they had been waiting for. From her home...
October 20, 2017 - 7:30am
August 24, 2017
New pool is open in Parkers Prairie
After years of dreaming, planning and fundraising, the new swimming pool in Parkers Prairie is now open. The facility passed a state inspection...
August 24, 2017 - 12:15pm
August 5, 2017
There's still plenty of time for festival fun w/ video
There is still plenty of time to get in on festival action. The hardest choice will be deciding which town to go to - Brandon, Forada or Parkers...
August 5, 2017 - 12:44pm
July 20, 2017
Parkers Prairie Aquatic Center nears completion
After more than five years of planning and construction, the Parkers Prairie Aquatic Center has nearly reached completion. All that's left...
July 20, 2017 - 7:53am
June 12, 2017
A teacher's inspiration
On a cold February day 18 years ago, Phil Kiltie received a letter he never expected. "I still remember walking out to the mailbox that day...
June 12, 2017 - 8:00am
June 2, 2017
Parkers Prairie Aquatic Center opening date delayed
The opening date for the Parkers Prairie Aquatic Center has been pushed back for a second time. It is now anticipated to open in late June....
June 2, 2017 - 11:39am
March 31, 2017
A 1-pound miracle
When she found out she was pregnant with twins, Brittany Schmidt of Parkers Prairie had imagined a perfect pregnancy ending with two babies...
March 31, 2017 - 6:00am
March 10, 2017
Parkers Prairie bar and grill is first to serve liquor
It may be the first time in history that somewhere other than the city liquor store can legally sell on-sale liquor in the town of Parkers Prairie. Tilly T's Roadside Bar and Grill, which was formerly known as Shyster's, reopened Friday, March 3, with a license to sell "strong" beer...
March 10, 2017 - 11:00am
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