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Search and rescue effort underway on Lake Le Homme Dieu
Minnesota wolf population stable
5-year-old Henning girl injured in farm accident
At funeral of Watkins girl, mourners try to cope with 'evil act'
Body found in Park Rapids lake; crash victim identified
Volleyball: Osakis goes 2-2 at Albany Tournament
Sports schedule for Saturday, August 27
Girls tennis: Osakis ties for seventh at Delano tourney
Girls soccer: Tie tests Alex to begin season
Hobie's new toy: Released in April, the Eclipse paddleboard draws intrigue
Underwater Art: Decoys on display in Evansville
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
Births - Aug. 26, 2016
Engaged - Hanson and Lund
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Births - Aug. 3-8, 2016
DNR to close Mille Lacs walleye season next month
Morken: What the numbers say about declining hunters and anglers
Stringer full of walleyes
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
League of Women Voters changes candidate forum policy
League of Women Voters (LWV) Minnesota recently announced that all League candidate forums statewide in 2016 will now take place as scheduled, even if one of the candidates in a two-candidate race is unwilling or unable to attend. Historically, the League canceled a forum if a candidate...
May 27, 2016 - 12:00am
September 5, 2014
Snowmobile race will zip through area
A legendary snowmobile race will zip through Douglas County in February. The International-500 Winnipeg to Willmar Snowmobile Race begins in Winnipeg, Manitoba on February 11, 2015 and ends in Willmar February 14. Along the route, several towns are flagged for fuel stops and...
September 5, 2014 - 12:00am
February 1, 2014
'Spectacular' race kicks up snow and fun at Viking Speedway (w/video)
Despite single-digit temperatures, the grandstand at the Viking Speedway was filled Saturday for the Winter Spectacular snowmobile races. Racers...
February 1, 2014 - 3:58pm
July 17, 2013
Andes Tower Hills introduces new trail race
Andes Tower Hills in Kensington will introduce Norseman Trail, a mountain bike and trail run race, at its ski area Saturday and Sunday, September 21-22. Norseman Trail will give participants an opportunity to traverse the cross country trails and ski slopes of Andes Tower Hills. The...
July 17, 2013 - 12:00am
May 1, 2013
VIDEO: Ready, set ... slow!
A slow bicycle race at the Eco Fair Thursday not only offered a unique competitive challenge, it also provided a peek into new bicycles that...
May 1, 2013 - 12:00am
March 29, 2013
Big race gets green light
Lace up your running shoes and get your bike ready for the Harvest Duathlon on Saturday, August 31. At its meeting Monday night, the Alexandria City Council approved plans for the third annual event. The course, which starts from Discovery Middle School, includes a run of 2.5 miles,...
March 29, 2013 - 12:00am
September 7, 2012
100-mile Inspiration Bike Race to begin in Garfield
The Inspiration 100 - a 100-mile gravel road bicycle race - will start from the Garfield Elementary School this Saturday, September 8 at 8 a.m. More than 80 riders from the upper Midwest and beyond will descend upon Garfield that morning to ride a gravel road loop that will take...
September 7, 2012 - 12:00am
May 11, 2012
Neumann racing into his golden years
There's just no slowin' down 76-year-old Roger Neumann. "I've had a lot of heart trouble - 18 years of it - but I don't let that slow me do...
May 11, 2012 - 12:00am
April 27, 2012
25 feet - the slow way
Slow and steady won the race Tuesday as part of Active Living Douglas County's (ALDC) SlowBike Race Challenge. The last person to cross the...
April 27, 2012 - 12:00am
April 20, 2012
On your mark. Get set. SLOW!
Active Living Douglas County (ALDC) roused area businesses for representatives to participate in its first ever SlowBike Race Challenge. The...
April 20, 2012 - 12:00am
July 25, 2011
Waterama races are this Saturday
The annual Glenwood Waterama Magic Mile and Glenwood Rotary 5K Run/Walk and 10K road race will be held Saturday, July 30, in Glenwood. Race registration is from 7 to 7:30 a.m. in Glenwood City Park across from the Lakeside Balloom. Runners will be bused to the starting line beginning...
July 25, 2011 - 10:54am
June 14, 2011
Lace up your shoes for Osakis 5K this Saturday
The 24th annual Osakis 5K, a 3.1-mile run, will take place Saturday, June 18. The run begins at 9 a.m. at Just Like Grandma's on the corner of 2nd Avenue and Main Street in Osakis. Entry fee is $15 and all racers should register any time from 7 to 8:45 a.m.
June 14, 2011 - 8:03am
June 3, 2011
Viking Speedway racing results
World of Outlaw Late Model rookie of the year contender Pat Doar returned to the land of WISSOTA Saturday night, scoring the NLRA Late Model feature win at the Viking Speedway. In Modified action, it was Jason Thoennes corralling his second win of the week, while Jeff Crouse scored...
June 3, 2011 - 12:00am
February 9, 2011
Top speed on Miltona: 151 mph
Lake Miltona was the stage for speed Saturday. Snowmobiles, ATVs - even motorcycles - zipped across a 1,000 foot shaved track. They were competing...
February 9, 2011 - 12:00am
December 6, 2010
Alexandria's Amazing Race will help Special Olympics
Kelly Hilbrands' Social Studies II class at Jefferson High School (JHS) has organized a unique way to help Special Olympics - the "Alexandria Amazing Race." Students have been working on the service-learning project this semester and it will take place this Saturday, December 11...
December 6, 2010 - 10:03am