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Law Enforcement Blotter: Wednesday, April 26
UPDATED: Victim identified in Otter Tail crash
Firefighters battle house fire in Garfield
Death of 3-year-old Hubbard County girl under investigation
Friday meeting to address ag, environment legislative issues
Free pitch, hit and run competition in Alexandria Sunday
Sports schedule for Thursday, April 27
Adapted Bowling: Alex PI team takes two-pin win
Boys Golf: Alexandria endures weather, wins fourth straight meet
Track and Field: Ludwig first in both throwing events
Lakes Area Radio Theatre hosts two classic shows
Kensington Area Heritage Society announces Saturday event
Evansville Art Center presents 22nd annual Poetry Night
Educational event helps families manage autism in their home
Gala to feature student-made items in silent auction
Engaged - Schmidt and Murray
Engaged - Harstad and Engebretson
Wedding - Von Bank and Hoelscher
Wedding - Skudlarek and Oestreich
Births - March 31, 2017
Mike Frisch: Catch bigger fish
Morken: No better time than now for turkey hunting in Minnesota
Worth the drive: Wyoming produces on opening morning
Mike Frisch: Which jig is the right jig for walleyes?
A walk in the woods is always worth it
Robert Joseph Schlosser
Jarrin "Jerry" Stark
Observations from the Archives: 1967: Law enforcement course starts this fall
In the Know: Fueling the 'workforce engine'
Letter: Peterson's office: Big hat, no cattle
Echo Press editorial: Shed more light on unclaimed property
It's Our Turn: Is it just a game?
Robin Trott: Five steps to conserving water in your garden
Steve Frericks: Ask for help in tough times
Extension to offer low-tunnel strawberry workshop
Minnesota Farmers Union to host rural issues discussion
Agriculture going strong in Douglas County
Chamber introduces new networking event
ATCC Foundation holds scholarship recognition event
Carlos Creek Winery honored at Progress Minnesota event
Tech company sprouts from the ground up
A restaurant revival
hires and promotions
On The Street
Firefighters battle house fire in Garfield
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
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
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
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
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