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September 11, 2017
Michael Hingson, who is blind, escaped from the 78th floor of Tower One on Sept. 11, 2001, with the help of his late guide dog Roselle. (Beth Leipholtz | Echo Press)
Keeping calm amidst the storm: Speaker recounts 9/11 survival story
September 11, 2017 - 6:44pm
Matthew Duenow (left) and Bob Steidl, two linemen with Alexandria Light and Power, are headed to Florida this week to help with the aftermath of Hurricane Irma. (Contributed)
Douglas County helping on the storm front
September 11, 2017 - 6:38pm
September 1, 2017
Philip Simonson of Brandon catches a wave generated by a wakesurfing boat on Lake Carlos on Aug. 22. Local wakesurfers are calling for the sport to better police itself in the wake of complaints from lakeshore owners about erosion and property damage. (Karen Tolkkinen | Echo Press)play button
Wakesurfers call for self-policing to avoid conflict with lakeshore owners
September 1, 2017 - 11:35am
August 18, 2017
Truck hauling hazardous chemicals catches fire; homes near Paynesville evacuated
August 18, 2017 - 9:22am
August 14, 2017
Water approaches a house on the east side of Lake Burgen. (Contributed)
3 inches of rain adds to already wet summer
August 14, 2017 - 7:06pm
August 4, 2017
Highway 79 near Evansville to close overnight  Aug. 7 - 8
August 4, 2017 - 12:53pm
July 20, 2017
Updated: Driver killed, four children injured on I-94 near St. Cloud
July 20, 2017 - 8:33am
July 7, 2017
Survey shows good economic news for region
July 7, 2017 - 6:25am
July 2, 2017
Two killed near Redwood Falls when car hits truck
July 2, 2017 - 6:49pm
June 24, 2017
Meeker deputy pleads guilty in stalking case
June 24, 2017 - 8:23am
June 23, 2017
Shane Christen, portraying 3rd Sergeant Steele, talks about some of the firearms and ammunition that were used during the Civil War at History Live at the Runestone Museum in Alexandria Friday. The event will continue on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (Lowell Anderson | Echo Press)
History comes alive at Runestone Museum
June 23, 2017 - 4:04pm
April 28, 2017
After his bone marrow transplant, Josh Molden, 18, of Alexandria, has had to spend a lot of time in the hospital. To keep himself busy, he puts together a lot of Lego sets, including this 2,704 piece Technic Porsche that was anonymously donated to him. (Contributed)
Tanner's Team backing Moldens, other families facing serious illness
April 28, 2017 - 3:16am
April 27, 2017
UPDATED: Victim identified in Otter Tail crash
April 27, 2017 - 12:18pm
April 1, 2017
Traill the healthiest county in North Dakota, study shows
April 1, 2017 - 1:45pm
March 6, 2017
The pilot of this experimental plane was seriously injured when the plane crashed Saturday afternoon in a field near the Paynesville Airport in central Minnesota. Submitted photo
Pilot seriously hurt in plane crash near Paynesville
March 6, 2017 - 9:16am