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Get your water checked at upcoming clinic
‘She’s all of ours’: Candlelight vigil and prayer service held for missing teen
Ready, set, mow! Lawn mowers become battle-tested at fair
Weekend rain strains sewer plant's capacity
Law Enforcement Blotter: Thursday, August 17
Sports schedule for Friday, August 18
Football: B-E ready to make next step
Next man up: Empting takes over at QB after Roste's three-year run
A promise kept: Plan started at the Viking Speedway is rekindled after the death of a friend
Matt Cullen comes home to play for the Wild
Christian group forms to challenge government corruption, tyranny
Knute Nelson to celebrate Alexandria's seniors
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
Habitat for Humanity dedicates two new homes
Photo of the Week
Johnson - Engebretson
Morken: Habitat key to curbing coyotes' effect on fawns
DNR report: Fewer small game hunters buy licenses in 2016
Morken: Death of Bosek hits hard for many
Plenty of deer harvest opportunities locally
DNR sees illegal use of hydraulic jets on more local waters
James "Jim" K. Davern
Orvis L. Jibben
John "Jack" McLaughlin
Delores M. Johnson
THUMBS UP/THUMBS DOWN: Views of the Echo Press Editorial Board
It's Our Turn: Will we let hatred divide us?
Letter: We need to work and pray together
Commentary: Think of the possibilities new school would bring
Echo Press Editorial: Blank page speaks volumes
Tomato tasting at the library
What's wrong with my tomato plant?
There's still time to plant veggies
Haying and grazing OK on some Conservation Reserve land
Millerville gets hands-on with butter
Minnesota adds 7,700 jobs in July; unemployment rate unchanged
Grant helps Glenwood with downtown facelift
Leadership change at Runestone Museum
Schwan's announces acquisitions as frozen food company beefs up its pizza business
Aagard expands to pull all workers into one building
hires and promotions
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May 20, 2010
Ely mayor sentenced after decades of flouting law
The mayor of Ely was sentenced in federal court in Duluth on Tuesday after pleading guilty to driving his snowmobile in a federal wilderness area and entering the wilderness without a permit. Roger Skraba also was sentenced for breaking into a U.S. Forest Service shed and stealing...
May 20, 2010 - 12:42pm
September 16, 2009
Status of EAB quarantine formalized; long-term restrictions in place
Minnesota agriculture officials have modified the state quarantine issued in Hennepin, Ramsey and Houston counties designed to slow the spread of the emerald ash borer (EAB) tree pest.
September 16, 2009 - 12:00am
September 2, 2009
Boy injured in ATV crash near Brandon
A 12-year-old boy was injured in an ATV crash shortly after 5 p.m. Monday. Taylor John Olson of Brandon was transported by North Ambulance to Douglas County Hospital, where he was treated and released. The crash happened on Burlington Road, just outside the city limits of Brand...
September 2, 2009 - 12:00am
August 26, 2009
High flying action on L'Homme Dieu
Dozens of wake boarders and spectators flocked to the public beach on Lake L'Homme Dieu for the Shred 101 and Faction Board Shop's Minnesota...
August 26, 2009 - 12:00am
August 7, 2009
Colorado man dies in tubing accident on Pocket Lake
A 32-year-old Colorado man died in a tubing accident Thursday evening on Pocket Lake. According to the Douglas County Sheriff's Office, a 911 call came in shortly after 5:30 p.m.
August 7, 2009 - 10:11am
July 29, 2009
Itching to hit the lake? Lake might itch back
Minnesota is known for its thousands of lakes that can provide recreation of all sorts. However, that refreshing dip in the lake may come with...
July 29, 2009 - 12:05am
Editorial - Are you following ATV safety rules?
It's a shame that it sometimes takes a tragedy to remind people of how fragile life can be - and how following simple safety precautions can save a life. Earlier this month, a 19-year-old woman from Foley died in an all-terrain vehicle accident east of St. Cloud. She was a passenger...
July 29, 2009 - 12:00am
July 22, 2009
Trap shooting: Rentschler aims high
Trap shooters from all across the county and even a few from overseas gathered at the Alexandria Shooting Park once again last week to take in...
July 22, 2009 - 12:00am
July 10, 2009
Alexandria Gun Club offers free event at range
The Alexandria Gun Club is opening its outdoor range free to the public on Saturday, July 18 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Participants must be 21 years old or with a parent to participate, and furnish their own ammunition. The club will furnish a variety of targets. The club is offering...
July 10, 2009 - 12:00am
Relay for LIfe starts today: Money raised will help fight against cancer
The American Cancer Society's 25th annual Relay for Life will take place today, July 10 at Citizen's Field in Alexandria. The fundraising event...
July 10, 2009 - 12:00am
June 26, 2009
New biking program available to area youth
Attention area youth: Do you like to bike or would like to give different styles of biking a try? If you're between the ages of 14 and 21,...
June 26, 2009 - 12:00am
Bicycles built for speed
The "Great Alexandria Bike Race" last weekend was blessed with sunshine and warm weather on Saturday. Sponsored by The Alexandria Bike and Ski...
June 26, 2009 - 12:00am
June 25, 2009
Swept-away swimmers rescued
Two Alexandria girls escaped a near drowning Thursday morning. According to the Douglas County Sheriff's Office, Chelsea Lane, 13, and Nicole Currier, 8, were swimming in the Lake Cowdry-Darling channel when the current overtook both of them shortly before 11 a.m. The current brought...
June 25, 2009 - 2:25pm
June 19, 2009
Alex horseshoe league
June 10, 2009 Garden Center 8, Haines Gipson 0 Ron's Warehouse 8, Glenwood State Bank 0 Corral Supper Club 8, TWF Industries 0 Advantage Tool 6, WSN 2 LRHC 6, Elks Club 2 Hensley Inc. - bye HIGH INDIVIDUALS - Janet Larson - 69 ringers; Alan Larson - 66 ringers; Kevin Richmond...
June 19, 2009 - 12:00am
June 17, 2009
"Great Alexandria Bike Race" set for Saturday and Sunday
The Alexandria Bike and Ski Club is getting ready to host the "Great Alexandria Bike Race" on June 20-21. Both citizens and USA Cycling (USAC) licensed bikers will get a chance to race the same 36-mile long course. The two-day event begins with a road race on Saturday, which starts...
June 17, 2009 - 12:00am