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Sun sets over sparse snow
Peterson to run again in Minnesota’s 7th District
Law enforcement blotter: January 26, 2015
Two New Hope police officers shot at City Hall; gunman killed
Explosion levels home near Bemidji
Sports schedule for Tuesday, January 27
Passionate Patriots owner Kraft speaks about 'Deflategate'
Seahawks' setup favored by Carroll
Sports roundup from Monday, January 26
Sports schedule for Monday, January 26
Speaker to share about weight loss journey
Harper’s Chord to perform at Carlos Creek
Tribute band plays at upcoming Alexandria Marching Band fundraiser
Take a spiritual journey
Where are they now?
Engaged - Wilts and Hedstrom
Births - Douglas County Hospital through January 12, 2015
Births - Douglas County Hospital through January 3, 2015
Engaged - Pavek and Jossart
Births - Douglas County Hospital through December 28, 2014
Wildlife of Douglas County: Fisher
Dayton proposes expanded buffer zones along Minnesota waters
Wildlife of Douglas County: Short-tailed weasel
Ready for a challenge?
Buck bagged in Wyoming
Maynard Radil, 79
Gary Schultz, 70
Bob Rapp, 89
Voni Frisch, 61
Ruby Benson, 73
Letter: Can’t afford pro sports
Letter: Quotes can shed light on disputes
Letter: Practicing good hygiene habits is important during cold, flu season
It's Our Turn: Twins take refreshing approach at caravan stop
Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down: Views by the Echo Press
2014 Farm Bill crops education seminars offered
Minnesota Grown Directory seeks new members
Funding secured for water quality initiative
Potato growers invited to hearing on check-off fees January 23
Winter garden college planned
Jody Hanson promoted within Lakes Newspaper Group
JCPenney reports good, bad news
Alexandria Industries CEO outlines keys to company’s success
Alexandria Clinic lab earns accreditation
Operation Round Up grants announced
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
May 13, 2009
Commentary - Incorrectly categorizing torture
By Roger Hegland, CM Sgt, USAF (retired), Alexandria, MN I must respond to the insulting diatribe by Dennis Dalman on torture [May 1, Echo Press]. As an alleged former newsperson did he ever interview any of those current terrorists? How can one believe them when they say they were...
commentaries / opinion
May 13, 2009 - 12:00am
February 25, 2009
Letter - Unfathomable pork-filled bill
To the editor: The feeding frenzy surrounding the unfathomable $787 billion pork-filled, vote-buying bill just passed is like a sharks' feeding frenzy when there is blood in the water. This time the blood in the water is ours and future generations. Also, I have heard no discussion...
February 25, 2009 - 12:00am
February 20, 2009
The fish that won it all
The Echo Press has already printed a photo of the winner of this year's Ice Fishing Challenge, sponsored by the Alexandria Sertoma Club and Viking Sportsmen, and now we have a shot of the fish that earned Roger Bienusa of Alexandria the grand prize. This 5.06-pound northern gave Bienusa...
February 20, 2009 - 12:00am
January 7, 2009
Roger Bartholomew, 68
Roger Willis Bartholomew, 68, Elbow Lake, died Sunday, December 28, 2008, at Barrett Care Center. Roger was born November 18, 1940 in Starbuck to Willis and Edith (Magnuson) Bartholomew during a snowstorm. He was baptized at St. Luke's Church in Garfield. Roger was confirmed at Immanuel...
January 7, 2009 - 12:00am
December 8, 2008
Bus driver for North Dakota volleyball team suffers stroke in Alexandria
North Dakota State's women's volleyball team, en route Thursday to the NCAA Division I national tournament, was faced with a serious situation that could have been more serious when its bus driver suffered a stroke. According to NDSU women's athletic director Lynn Dorn, the bus driver...
December 8, 2008 - 12:00am
October 6, 2008
Roger D. Smith-DeLong, age 51, a resident of Fergus Falls, died Saturday, Oct. 4, 2008 at the Golden Living Center on Otter Tail Lake. He was born on Oct. 17, 1956 in Grand Rapids, the son of Donald and Hazel (Peters) Smith. He attended grade school in Donnelly, and high school...
October 6, 2008 - 12:00am
September 17, 2008
Author who rose above family tragedy to speak
Robert Rogers will be the speaker at this month's Faith at Work Lunch at the Broadway Ballroom in Alexandria on Friday, September 19 from noon to 1 p.m. Tickets, $10 per person, can be purchased at The Mustard Seed, Cullen's Home Center, Neighborhood National Bank or at the door. Rogers...
September 17, 2008 - 12:00am