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Translating the marks on our landscape
Law enforcement blotter: February 26, 2015
News Briefs: Fish house removal deadlines near
Merchants association plans to bring plants back to downtown
Change may come to invasive species decal law; resorts don’t like it
State wrestling: Coyers place fifth, Hagen sixth
State wrestling: Alex wrestlers' seasons end in consolation round
Girls basketball: Focus shifts to playoffs after Cards wrap up share of CLC title
Alexndria girls basketball gets second seed in 8AAA tournament
Sports schedule for Saturday, February 28
Music makes us whole
Peterson seeking entries for Congressional Art Competition
Super Bowl champ to perform worship concert
Strangers no longer
Photography exhibit to open in Evansville
Engaged - Barlage and Lukas
Births - Douglas County Hospital through February 15, 2015
Engaged - Koep and Highdale
Engaged - Wilson and Ostendorf
Engaged - Reed and Patterson
Wildlife of Douglas County: Pileated woodpecker
Giant crappie through the ice
DNR survey shows Minnesota’s moose population remains low
Nohre named MDHA region director
Aiming for success
LaVerne Weisgram, 93
Marvin Wolbersen, 76
Funeral - Wilbur Nelson, 93
Funeral - Margie Kleven, 59
Funeral - William Bjerkness, 45
It's Our Turn: Hockey fights are pointless
State should not tax business property and family cabins
Food shelf ‘match’ is a myth
Echo Press Editorial Board: Keep public notices public
Border-to-border high-speed Internet isn’t nice, it’s necessary
Corn and soybean growers feature on-farm water use
Area farmers invited to sign on to lawsuit
Let’s Get Growing workshop set
Local turkey farmers attend conference at State Capitol
Column: Using natives in your garden
Douglas County DAC gives honors
Alexandria Clinic receives diabetes recognition
A new way to get your replacement SSA-1099 online
Library offers free copies of tax forms
Kraus-Anderson recognized for work on high school
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
Photo of the Week - Eagle
Camille Norris took this photo of an eagle by Arrowwood Resort in Alexandria last week. It was sitting outside a nest that had two eaglets in it. If you have a submission for a "Photo of the Week," e-mail it to firstname.lastname@example.org or drop it off at the newspaper office at 225...
June 28, 2013 - 12:00am
June 21, 2013
Photo of the Week - Baby owl
Amber Hoff sent this photo of a baby owl. The photo was taken at her in-laws' yard along Mina Lane in Alexandria. If you have a submission for "Photo of the Week," e-mail it to email@example.com or drop it off at the newspaper office at 225 7th Avenue East, Alexandria.
June 21, 2013 - 12:00am
June 14, 2013
Photo of the Week - Birds at feeder
Barbara Johnson took this photo of spring birds returning to the feeder in her yard near Lake Miltona. "Here, a rose-breasted grosbeak and a goldfinch share the feeder with others." If you have an item for "Photo of the Week," e-mail it to firstname.lastname@example.org or drop it off...
June 14, 2013 - 12:00am
June 7, 2013
Photo of the Week - Geese
Karen Blom of Alexandria took this photo of geese paddling along on a lake near Glenwood recently. "The parents were keeping a watchful eye...
June 7, 2013 - 12:00am
May 31, 2013
Photo of the Week - Deer
Lee Barenz was home for lunch on May 8 when he caught this deer drinking out of the bird bath in his yard near Stoney Lake. If you have an...
May 31, 2013 - 12:00am
May 29, 2013
Photo of the Week - Osprey
Jenny Floding of Alexandria captured this photo last week of an osprey that had just caught a northern on Lake Cowdry. The osprey's talons...
May 29, 2013 - 12:00am
May 17, 2013
Photo of the Week - Swallows
Van Gooch took this photo on his open grassland on Echo Lake south of Holmes City last week. "Swallows are beautiful and entertaining," he said....
May 17, 2013 - 12:00am
May 3, 2013
Photo of the Week - Owl
Gerry Goblirsch took this photo a few weeks ago outside his home office window on Lake Rachel. "An owl had landed on an outside canopy frame...
May 3, 2013 - 12:00am
April 17, 2013
Out and About: Deer in yard
Deer grazed on shelled corn in the freshly fallen snow in Mark and Karen Ferris' backyard on the outskirts of Osakis last week. The Ferrises...
April 17, 2013 - 12:00am
April 12, 2013
Photo of the Week - Wild turkeys
Chris Korkowski of Brandon took this photo of turkeys at her bird feeder from her basement window. "Usually when we approach the window to...
April 12, 2013 - 12:00am
April 5, 2013
Photo of the Week: Blue jay
Donna Erickson of Alexandria captured this image of a blue jay at her suet feeder just outside her picture window. "It seems to be a younger...
April 5, 2013 - 12:00am
April 3, 2013
Out and About: Easter snow bunny
This handsome snow bunny is the creation of Heyward Gualandi, Michelle Verant, Addie Myhre and Matthew Verant. They made it at the Verant household...
April 3, 2013 - 12:00am
March 29, 2013
Photo of the Week - Pheasant
Mary Hintzman of Kensington took this photo of a pheasant that found some seeds under the pine trees at her home about two weeks ago. "Then...
March 29, 2013 - 12:00am
March 22, 2013
Photo of the Week - Hawk
Connie Loken of Alexandria has seen many different types of birds flock to her numerous feeders, but none quite as unique as two hawks that show up. "We have been told the smaller hawk is a sharp-shinned hawk," she said. "He has only made one appearance to our front deck." The larger...
March 22, 2013 - 12:00am