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Officials release name of northern Minn. snowmobiler who died in lake
Best of the Lakes Area Large Employer
Holiday Train stops in Alexandria
Best of the Lakes Area Fitness Club, Child Care
Talent, generosity shine at Jingle Bells
Boys hockey: Warner, Cathedral send a section statement in Alexandria
Girls Basketball: Fergus Falls rallies to end Cards’ winning streak
Sports schedule for Tuesday, Dec. 12
Eden Prairie's Montero named Minnesota's Mr. Football
Girls basketball: Shorthanded Chargers fall at CGB
A space for young learners: Library exhibit combines science and art
One page at a time: Library can help you through the holidays
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
Donors can swap books for wine
A family affair: Three generations of women keep salon growing
Helping African firefighters
Cross-country bicyclist to stop in Alexandria
Just for Kix hosts annual dance show
Extremely rare Canada lynx spotted in Minnesota's Chippewa National Forest
Mike Frisch: Icing winter walleyes
Local hunters keep an eye on CWD developments
Morken: Make the most of this final month
Five cases of CWD confirmed in southeastern Minnesota
Sarah Ruth (Benson) Cheshire
John Anthony Gaspard
Herbert Nicholas Botzet
James "Jim" Tenhoff
Elda Evelyn Lindquist
Our Turn: Echo Press saves taxpayers money
LETTER: Farm bill renewal is in sight
LETTER: Peterson should ignore bad advice
Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down
LETTER: Military requires harassment training
Extension schedules land rent meeting for farmers, landowners
Managing boxelder bugs as the cold sets in
Step away from that pruning saw!
Going far with 4-H horses
County crafting buffer compliance rules
On The Street
Bello Cucina abruptly closes doors for good
Dollar District closing Sunday, Nov. 26
On The Street
KCCO going away, but CBS signal may stay
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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.
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
July 11, 2014
Timberwolves camp stops in Parkers Prairie
The Parkers Prairie youth basketball community got to experience some hands-on training from members of the Timberwolves organization as the...
July 11, 2014 - 12:00am
June 20, 2014
Parkers Prairie plans open house for Highway 29 project
PartnerSHIP 4 Health, Avenue Design Partners (ADP), and the city of Parkers Prairie have been working on a concept plan for a Complete Streets project on Highway 29 (Otter Avenue) in Parkers Prairie, projected for 2015 or 2016. The city will host an open house to show ADP’s recommended...
June 20, 2014 - 12:00am
December 27, 2013
Arvig donation leads funding for new community pool
The West Central Initiative/Parkers Prairie Swimming Pool Fund announced Arvig’s partnership and donation to help rebuild the community swimming pool. The local telecommunication company gave $250,000 toward the project. “The question that sparked this project was: ‘What would...
December 27, 2013 - 8:27am
Parkers Prairie wins $25,000 Celebrate My Drive grant
Parkers Prairie High School was among the top 100 schools that were eligible to receive a grant ranging from $25,000 to $100,000 through the...
November 27, 2013 - 2:42pm
November 15, 2013
UPDATE 2 P.M.: Bicyclist dies in crash near Parkers Prairie
More information has been released about a fatal bicycle crash that happened in Parkers Prairie Thursday. Richard Miller, 75, of Parkers Prairie was riding on a bicycle on 145th Street, heading west, at about 4 p.m. A construction truck driven by Jeffrey Wark, 59, of Parkers Prairie...
November 15, 2013 - 10:11am
August 9, 2013
Parkers Prairie to hold 40th Fall Festival
The Parkers Prairie 40th annual Fall Festival is slated for Friday through Sunday, August 9-11. It promises to offer a full weekend of food vendors, games, fireworks, parades, street dances and more. The Parkers Prairie Lions Club is offering its annual Classic Vehicle Show on Sunday...
August 9, 2013 - 12:00am
October 24, 2012
Football: Prairie Valley falls to top-ranked Clinton-Graceville-Beardsley
The Prairie Valley football team found out exactly why Clinton-Graceville-Beardsley is the top-ranked team in 9-man football last Wednesday night. The Nighthawks went into the game 5-1 but proved to be no match for the undefeated Wolverines in a 36-0 game. CGB build up much of that...
October 24, 2012 - 12:00am
July 27, 2012
Crossings Inn and Suites of Parkers Prairie to open
On Friday, July 27, Crossings Inn and Suites of Parkers Prairie will open for business and welcome guests and the public to its Parkers Prairie location. "The hotel provides comfortable and affordable accommodations with amenities, appealing to the leisure and business traveler,"...
July 27, 2012 - 12:00am
June 22, 2012
Parkers Prairie adds new hotel and welcomes general manager
A new 33-room, limited-service hotel, Crossings Inn and Suites, will open in Parkers Prairie in July and will be managed by the St. Paul hospitality firm, Morrissey Hospitality Companies (MHC). Gamila "Gem" Saied was hired to be the general manager. "MHC is excited to join the Parkers...
June 22, 2012 - 12:00am
May 21, 2012
Fire destroys two businesses in Parkers Prairie, Minn.
Lightning is believed to have caused a fire early Saturday morning that destroyed two businesses in Parkers Prairie. Todd Quick, owner of NAPA...
May 21, 2012 - 9:54am
April 25, 2012
Eric Klimek wins groundwater fest logo contest
On Wednesday, May 2, nearly 500 4th grade students from Douglas County area schools will participate in the 19th annual Kids' Water Festival...
April 25, 2012 - 12:00am
April 20, 2012
Parkers Prairie Lions to hold annual smelt fry April 21-22
The Parkers Prairie Lions Club has scheduled its 49th annual smelt fry for Saturday and Sunday, April 21 and 22 at the Prairie Event Center in Parkers Prairie. Serving will be from 2 to 8 p.m. on Saturday and 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Sunday. The menu includes smelt, french fries, coleslaw,...
April 20, 2012 - 12:00am