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Alexandria celebrates in the streets
Meeting to address help for those with autism
Rep. Peterson: Rural America's critical infrastructure needs include broadband, flood control
So you think you can dance? It may not be legal under current city ordinance
As storms roll in, so does help for cleaning up
Legion Baseball: Rain delays Alex-Moorhead game until Saturday morning
Junior Legion: Blacks win District 9 title
The pitch for horseshoes
Storhaug locks up first triathlon win in Clearwater
Legion Baseball: Alex tops Fergus in substate opener
VFW Auxiliary to host salad luncheon
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
At Douglas County Library: Fun socks, Legos and oh yeah, books!
Tickets available for 25th chamber music festival
Lakes museum plans events for book lovers
Engaged - Friedrichs and Werk
Engaged - Batcher and Janssen
Engaged - Berglin and Kolden
Engaged - Gearman and Whiting
Wedding - Karthikeyan and Freborg
Should have got a bigger net: Eight-year old lands 50-incher on Miltona
Mike Frisch: Froggin' for big bass
Plenty of panfish for annual Senior Fishing Day
A booming bass bite: Local tournament circuit finds success on area lakes
Morken: Summer deer-hunting work will pay off in the fall
Clifford W. Wunderlich
Lois Elaine Lindberg
Joy L. McWhorter
Jean A. Johnson
Views by the Echo Press Editorial Board: Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down
Letter: State's budget process is concerning
Commentary: Look at the big picture for B-E
Echo Press Editorial: Beware of storm-damage rebate offers
In The Know: The true side of volunteering
Millerville gets hands-on with butter
Tractors to parade down 36 mile memory lane
Douglas County 4-H campers
Cattlemen invite public to July 11 get-together
4-H announces K-3 summer camps
A new place for ink opens in Alexandria
Author Faith Sullivan to sign books in Alexandria
Knute Nelson partners with Centrex Rehab, adds memory care unit
Glenwood State Bank joins top workplace list
New wedding venue opens in Alexandria
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On The Street
December 29, 2016
Blow ice turns west-central Minnesota roads into ice rinks
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. — Area roads became unexpectedly slick Thursday, Dec. 29, thanks to a unique combination of sunny weather and gusty, light...
December 29, 2016 - 2:49pm
December 27, 2016
Fire spreads from fish house near Perham
PERHAM, Minn. -- A rural Perham man was injured Sunday, Dec. 25, when a fish house fire spread to nearby residences. According to a report from the Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Office, Perham area fire crews and members of the sheriff’s office were called about 6:30 a.m. Sunday...
December 27, 2016 - 11:19am
December 21, 2016
UPDATED: Carbon monoxide victim identified; furnace blamed
PERHAM, Minn.—A rural Vergas man is confirmed dead and several others, including emergency response personnel, were hospitalized as a result of carbon monoxide poisoning early Monday night, Dec. 19, according to Lt. Keith Van Dyke of the Otter Tail County Sheriff's Office. According...
December 21, 2016 - 8:55am
December 14, 2016
Overnight blaze engulfs Perham tire store
PERHAM, Minn. — A tire store fire in Perham late Tuesday, Dec. 14, prompted firefighters from six communities to respond in an attempt...
December 14, 2016 - 9:41am
June 26, 2012
Speaker in Perham to talk about DNA and genealogy
This summer, the Friends of the History Museum of East Otter Tail County is hosting several workshops and lectures about family history and cultural heritage. On Sunday, July 1 at 3 p.m., Pastor Phil Holtan will present "DNA Research as a Tool for Genealogy". Holtan will present...
June 26, 2012 - 9:15am
Lakes Area Cooperative to merge
Lakes Area Cooperative and Crop Production Services Incorporated will merge to form a new company effective Jan.
December 26, 2010 - 2:29pm
November 9, 2010
Perham man drowns
A 59-year-old Perham man is believed to have drowned northwest of Perham. The Otter Tail County Sheriff's Office responded to a call at 4:06 p.m. Sunday of a person in the water at 45678 Devils Lake Road. First responders located the person, identified as Lloyd William Sanders,...
November 9, 2010 - 1:59pm
October 23, 2010
9-year-old Perham boy waits for transplant
October 23, 2010 - 3:37pm
September 9, 2010
Perham man dies in Itasca County crash
A Perham, Minn., man was killed Tuesday when his pickup was broadsided by a semi in Minnesota's Itasca County. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, William Doll, 64, was driving east on Itasca County Road 4 when he failed to yield to a northbound semi. Douglas Scheper, 44, of...
September 9, 2010 - 3:04pm
August 26, 2010
$5,000 reward for Perham gun theft info
Special Agent in Charge Bernard J. Zapor of the St. Paul Field Division, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF), recently announced that ATF is offering a reward of up to $5,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible...
August 26, 2010 - 2:58pm
July 9, 2010
Evansville man, 9-year-old girl die in crash
A 32-year-old Evansville man was one of two victims killed in a crash with a semitrailer near Perham on Monday. Joshua W. Lawson of Evansville, the driver of a Chevrolet Impala, died, along with his front-seat passenger, 9-year-old Kara Westhoff of Troy, Missouri. The crash happened...
July 9, 2010 - 12:00am
July 6, 2010
Evansville man, 9-year-old passenger killed in crash near Perham
A 32-year-old Evansville man was one of two victims killed in a crash with a semitrailer near Perham on Monday. Joshua W. Lawson of Evansville, the driver of a Chevrolet Impala, was killed, along with his front-seat passenger, 9-year-old Kara Westhoff of Troy, Missouri. The crash...
July 6, 2010 - 3:30pm
June 8, 2010
Two hurt when boats collide near Perham
Two men were injured Saturday when their boat was rear-ended by another boat on Big Pine Lake near Perham, Minn. A boat driven by Donald Piehl, 69, of Brooklyn Park, Minn., was going about 20 mph when it hit the back end of a trolling boat driven by Dennis Voigt, 61, of Perham, according...
June 8, 2010 - 12:09pm
April 2, 2010
Fires rage on Highway 10 in Perham, New York Mills area
PERHAM, Minn. - Minnesota Highway 10 turned into a corridor of smoke and flame Thursday as firefighters battled a half-dozen fires between Perham...
April 2, 2010 - 11:59am
March 31, 2010
Suspect arrested for making threats against Alexandria police
A 19-year-old Perham man was arrested Tuesday after making threats against law enforcement officials in Alexandria. The Alexandria Police Department...
March 31, 2010 - 9:37am