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Wild about wine
Teen keeps cool in face of medical emergencies
A prop for Big Ole
Photo of the Week: Rainbow
Girls soccer: Tie tests Alex to begin season
Sports schedule for Friday, August 26
A chance for another title for Carlos Whitecaps
Hobie's new toy: Released in April, the Eclipse paddleboard draws intrigue
Boys soccer: Cards' attack jumps on East Grand Forks in opener
Robby Vee finishes out summer concert series
Harper's Chord comes to Carlos Creek Winery
Alpha Course teaches basics of faith
Strive to be a foundation for others
Tickets on sale for Alexandria Education Foundation events
Births - Aug. 26, 2016
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Births - Aug. 3-8, 2016
DNR to close Mille Lacs walleye season next month
Stringer full of walleyes
Morken: What the numbers say about declining hunters and anglers
Work begins on statewide deer management plan
A big bass for Beau
Carol J. Hansen
William 'Bill' Bretz
Clara "Clair" A. Gustafson
Bernard "Bernie" V. Dulski
Arland E. Hirman
COMMENTARY: What they're fighting over
COMMENTARY: Clean Power Plan will penalize Minnesota
IT'S OUR TURN: Recalling the dawn of the digital age; facing its challenges
EDITORIAL: Long wait for mental health care must be fixed
IN THE KNOW: Leadership Alexandria is unique blend with strong return
Producers should consider available assistance
Monarchs, roadsides and the law
A century of family and faith
Kensington represented in Princess Kay of the Milky Way
Kalpin family recognized as 2016 U of M Farm Family
MMFCU concludes 60 Days of Giving campaign
Community solar program shining for REA
Chamber Ambassadors visit three local businesses
Celeste Edenloff returns to Echo Press
Dew Drop Inn changes ownership
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
September 9, 2015
Pope County gets state grant to microfilm newspapers
The Pope County Historical Society in Glenwood is among 36 recipients of Minnesota Historical and Cultural Heritage small grants. It received $7,654 to purchase microfilm that will add 95 rolls of microfilmed newspapers to make primary records more accessible to the public. Statewide,...
September 9, 2015 - 12:00am
March 6, 2015
Alexandria man faces felony sex charges
An Alexandria man has been arrested and charged in Pope County in connection to a sexual solicitation incident. Jordan Christopher Anderson,...
March 6, 2015 - 7:55am
October 3, 2012
Comment period extended for pollution study on Pope County lakes
The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) has extended the comment period for a TMDL report, or a pollution study, conducted for eight lakes in Pope County that are impaired due to excess phosphorus. The lakes are Ann, Emily, Gilchrist, Leven, Malmedal, Pelican, Reno and Strandness....
October 3, 2012 - 12:00am
July 26, 2012
Douglas County changes septic regulations
A new septic ordinance will be instituted in Douglas County as of August 1. The ordinance includes additional permit requirements and adjustments in fees charged by the county for septic services. Standard systems, holding tanks and privies, alternative systems and restaurant/bar/hotel...
July 26, 2012 - 3:27pm
January 14, 2011
Representative from Pope County private sector needed to fil WCMCA board vacancy
West Central Minnesota Communities Action, Inc. is seeking organizations interested in a seat on its board of directors. This seat provides a representative for the private sector of Pope County and is open immediately. West Central MN Communities Action, Inc.
January 14, 2011 - 3:15pm
September 3, 2010
Meetings will discuss excess nutrients in Pope County lakes
The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA), in partnership with the Pope County Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD), will hold a public input meeting to discuss the excess nutrient total maximum daily load (TMDL) study for eight lakes in Pope County. The lakes are Leven,...
September 3, 2010 - 12:00am
July 2, 2010
Doebbert seeks re-election as Pope County attorney
Belvin Doebbert has filed for re-election as Pope County attorney. He has lived in Pope County for 40 years and currently lives on Lake Reno with his wife, attorney JoEllen, and their two sons, Connor and Gavin. Of his long connection with Pope County, Doebbert said, "I don't presume...
July 2, 2010 - 12:00am
June 30, 2010
Kellie Janssen named campaign chair of local United Way
Kellie Janssen was recently named the campaign chair for the United Way of Douglas and Pope Counties' 2010-11 campaign. Janssen is employed with Glenwood State Bank as the director of marketing. She's been married for 11 years to her husband, Scott, who is employed with Henry's Foods....
June 30, 2010 - 12:00am
June 25, 2010
Hegg in race for Pope County attorney
Attorney Douglas R. Hegg has filed for the office of Pope County attorney. Hegg graduated in 1990 from Jefferson High School in Alexandria and obtained a bachelor of arts degree from Macalester College in St. Paul, majoring in economics with a minor in mathematics. He attended law...
June 25, 2010 - 12:00am
Haggerty seeks Pope County attorney post
Attorney and mediator Nan I. Haggerty announced that she will seek election as the next Pope County attorney. Haggerty runs a regional law office headquartered in Starbuck and lives with her husband, Jon Blocher, and her daughter, Emma, in White Bear Lake Township. Haggerty graduated...
June 25, 2010 - 12:00am
May 14, 2010
United Way invites public to its new digs
United Way of Douglas and Pope Counties welcomes the public to an open house at its new office space at 2504 Aga Drive. The event will take place Thursday, May 20 from 8 a.m. to 4:30 pm. This is the former Bellanca building next to the Alexandria Airport. The move to this location...
May 14, 2010 - 12:00am
May 8, 2010
Highway 9 project in Pope, Swift counties begins May 11
DETROIT LAKES - Motorists on Highway 9 will be detoured beginning Tuesday, May 11, when a resurfacing project begins between Benson and three-quarters of a mile north of the Pope/Stevens county line, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation. Traffic will be detoured...
May 8, 2010 - 8:03am
March 3, 2010
No felony charges in fatal crash west of Glenwood
Editor's note: The following story is reprinted, with permission, from the Pope County Tribune. Five months after a fatal crash west of Glenwood, no felony charges will be filed against a 16-year-old driver involved in the crash. The Minnesota State Patrol conducted a fatal crash...
March 3, 2010 - 12:00am
December 31, 2009
Ice not so safe
A pickup truck and fish house partially fell through the ice in separate locations Tuesday on Lake Reno. According to Sean Toft of Lowry, who...
December 31, 2009 - 12:00am
December 18, 2009
United Way now accepting requests for funding
United Way of Douglas and Pope Counties allocation process for 2009/10 agency funding is under way. Applications are available on the Web at www.uwdp.org or by contacting their office. Douglas and Pope County funding requests need to be submitted to the United Way office by 4:30...
December 18, 2009 - 12:00am