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Sheriff: Wetterling investigation went 'off the rails' as FBI chased multiple leads, killer remained free
County halts lakeshore practice
Law Enforcement Blotter: Sept. 19
Update: Interstate 94 reopen
Interstate temporarily closed between Alex and Osakis
Volleyball: Chargers fly by Arrows in 3-0 sweep
Football: Chargers a little banged up as Bears come to town for homecoming
Alexandria football: Proud Rocori program arrives for homecoming
Officially short: Minnesota working through referee shortage
Zebra mussels confirmed in Barrett Lake in Grant County
Friends for a century: Two women, who are almost 101, form unique bond
Running down a dream: Osakis mom overcomes pain, finished marathon
Visiting the wall: Four area vets join Rolling Thunder protest and rally in D.C.
A big heart: Forada firefighter loved helping everyone
And the most-requested library books are....
Dr. Jerry and Jane McCrery
Duane and Connie Shelden
Zebra mussels confirmed in Barrett Lake in Grant County
Drawdown underway on Lake Christina
Opener comes in hot
Strong breeding-duck numbers make for expected good opener Saturday
Holding on to summer
Shirley Ann Battey
Donald "Don" Skrove
Patrice "Patty" Den Hartog
Rebecca "Becky" Smith
1968: St. Ann's gets new church
Paid Political Letter: Warlow represents Minnesota values
Letter to the Editor: Feedback welcomed on B-E strategic plan
In the Know: A lot to like about street project
An Echo Press Editorial: Early smoking carries big risks
4-H holds county competition
Extension schedules land rent meeting for farmers, landowners
Managing boxelder bugs as the cold sets in
Step away from that pruning saw!
Going far with 4-H horses
Minnesota's unemployment rate drops to 19-year low
Fraud-stricken Minnesota grain co-op looks for quick sale
Minnesota businesses confront opioid crisis
Did safari hunter kill a co-op? Minnesota elevator manager accused of stealing $2 million
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November 1, 2017
November brings a taste of winter
Snow fell on sidewalks and streets in Alexandria Wednesday morning as the first day of November brought a taste of winter to the area. The forecast...
November 1, 2017 - 11:03am
October 25, 2017
UPDATE: Identity released for Alexandria man whose body was found in Grant County lake
An Alexandria man was found dead in Grant County, the Grant County Sheriff's Office reports. The man was not immediately identified by the sheriff's office. The sheriff's office was contacted by Alexandria police Monday afternoon with a request to help locate the man who had left...
October 25, 2017 - 7:52pm
October 14, 2017
Garfield home damaged by fire
A Garfield home was damaged Saturday when a fire started in a wood pile. A Douglas County Sheriff's Office deputy used a fire extinguisher to knock down the fire after it was reported at 1:20 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 14, at 6536 County Road 82 NW. The Garfield Fire Department then put...
October 14, 2017 - 8:44pm
October 13, 2017
Nursing program helps new moms feel at home
During Shanna Scofield's home visit, the atmosphere is friendly and comfortable. The way Mandy Dahlseng asks Scofield about her weekend and...
October 13, 2017 - 1:02pm
Evansville student's blood drive efforts earn scholarship
Toni Wright of Evansville helped save lives by hosting an American Red Cross blood drive this summer in her hometown and earned a $1,000 scholarship...
October 13, 2017 - 9:25am
October 6, 2017
A Harley goes to college: Alex Tech student's performance benefits school
Billy Peters, a former student at Alexandria Technical and Community College, won big at the SkillsUSA National Motorcycle Competition. So big...
October 6, 2017 - 9:56am
October 5, 2017
Supreme Court justices mingle with the public
Minnesota Supreme Court justices swapped banter, personal stories and inspirational messages Wednesday night when they shared a community dinner...
October 5, 2017 - 9:46am
September 30, 2017
You asked: Which way at the one-ways?
Although they are quite confusing, the road construction signs on the Walmart frontage road by Taco Bell are "kind of funny" and not how they...
September 30, 2017 - 7:39am
September 29, 2017
ProAg gains rail access with Hoffman merger
A merger with the Hoffman Cooperative Grain Association will provide the ProAg Farmers Cooperative its first facility with rail access. Danny...
September 29, 2017 - 1:35pm
'We connected instantly' Journey to adoption brings family joy
On a Thursday afternoon in mid-August, Megan Chisholm sits in a local coffee shop, preparing a bottle in one hand and resting her 3-month-old...
September 29, 2017 - 10:42am
September 22, 2017
Woman injured when car hits horse in Otter Tail County
A Fargo woman suffered serious injuries early Friday, Sept, 22, when the car she was driving struck a horse in the roadway near Dent in Otter Tail County. According to a report released by the Minnesota State Patrol: The crash occurred about 5:20 a.m. on Highway 108 east of Dent....
September 22, 2017 - 10:24am
September 20, 2017
Big hills to climb: Group takes on Mount Everest, cure for debilitating disease
Shae Annis received specific instructions from Gus Dreher of everything he wants her to take pictures of while she is on a 15-day hiking trip...
September 20, 2017 - 5:39am
September 16, 2017
Truck hits car in Grant County
A driver pulled out in front of a semi-truck on Highway 59 in Grant County on Saturday, Sept. 16. The Minnesota State Patrol said Belma Miley, 52, of Pelican Rapids was driving a Pontiac Grand Am on Minnesota Highway 27 just at 3:24 p.m. when she pulled out in front of the truck driven...
September 16, 2017 - 7:56pm
September 15, 2017
Stronger together: Couple sharing lessons learned one year after tragic helicopter crash
"I remember it like it was yesterday. The eerie feeling before I found out the news. The radio page. Hugging my work partner goodbye. The emotionless...
September 15, 2017 - 5:25am
September 11, 2017
Keeping calm amidst the storm: Speaker recounts 9/11 survival story
Dogs play a vital role in Michael Hingson's life. The animal serves as his eyes, as Hingson has been blind since birth. Hingson shared this...
September 11, 2017 - 6:44pm