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Council members, mayor get 10 percent bump
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Girls swimming: Cards split at SCSU tri
Football playoff schedule for Tuesday, Oct. 25
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From the stand: Doe tagged on a perfect evening
Mike Frisch: Find the fish first
Lake Miltona hosting pro musky world championship
Gayle J. Gondek
Daniel Curtis Larson
Lorraine M. Essler
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How to manage box elder bugs
2017 Minnesota Gardening calendars are now available
Wheat council seeks candidates for board of directors
Five ways to protect your garden from deer
Crops benefit from proper application of livestock manure
LAPW announces 2016 Employers of the Year
Alexandria among cheapest cities for car insurance
FAST adds large robotic welder to Glenwood facility
Alexandria credit unions team up to volunteer
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On The Street
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
June 3, 2015
Bear spottings trigger warnings from DNR
Sightings reported near Millerville, Parkers Prairie
June 3, 2015 - 12:00am
May 20, 2015
Open house to cover Highway 29 project
The Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) and city of Parkers Prairie invite the public to learn more about the 2016 Highway 29 reconstruction and resurfacing project in Parkers Prairie. An informational open house will be held on Wednesday, May 20 from 6 to 8 p.m....
May 20, 2015 - 12:00am
April 1, 2015
Parkers Prairie still working on pool funds; $700,000 of 1.8 million raised
A committee of Parkers Prairie residents is nearing the halfway mark of a goal to raise $1.8 million for the construction of a new community pool. The current Parkers Prairie pool, built in 1977, has started to deteriorate over the past few years. Committee co-chair Jim Arvidson...
April 1, 2015 - 12:00am
December 3, 2014
All invited to Prairie Christmas craft show
The Parkers Prairie Pride of Lions invites the public to attend the Prairie Christmas craft, arts and gift show on Saturday, December 6 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Parkers Prairie High School. Admission is $2. With a food shelf donation, admission is $1. Concessions will be sold. The...
December 3, 2014 - 12:00am