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Songs for the season
Osakis celebrates Christmas Downtown
House in Evansville catches fire
Search for missing teen leads to three arrests in Alexandria
Light Up the Night!
Boys basketball: Cards falter late in loss to section power Detroit Lakes
Sports roundup from Saturday, December 20
Sports roundup from Friday, December 19
Sports roundup from Thursday, December 18
Pushing for a new identity
Extra warmth for the holidays
Music video shoot reset for Monday
Veterans associations assist food shelf
You're invited to Christmas dinner
A gift of love
Engaged - Owen and Krause
Births - Douglas County Hospital through December 15, 2014
Births - Douglas County Hospital through November 30, 2014
Engaged - Pachan and Konzen
Engaged - Boyle and Sartore
Pheasant summit: Habitat improvements needed on private land
Controlling the common carp
Pheasant summit: Focus on improving private land habitat
Spring turkey hunting applications being accepted
Recipe for success: A look a few favorite venison recipes
Mayme Hokanson, 96
Reanie Mrnak, 87
Melvin Paradis, 75
Donald Huwe, 82
Memorial Service - Carl Kremer, 67
Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down: Views by the Echo Press
It's Our Turn: Holiday birthday myths debunked
Letter: Turn technology off for child’s development
Letter: The value of a quarter has risen
Letter: No one else can do it for you
Photo contest features birds for all seasons
More wildlife habitat approved
Last minute gifts for the constant gardener
Greater protection for specialty crop growers
Grant money available for agriculture teachers
Marine Corps League collects "Toys for Kids"
Solar Skies to close in Alexandria
Just a Jaunt’s $500 passport winner announced
Slumberland helps families during holidays
New building will house plumbing company
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
January 11, 2014
Rollover closes westbound lanes on I-94 near Garfield
A semi rollover west of Alexandria closed the westbound lanes on Interstate 94 for about three hours this morning. Casey Wagner, 37, of Fargo was driving the semi, with a double trailer, west near mile marker 97 at about 5 a.m. when he lost control of the vehicle and it went off...
January 11, 2014 - 10:32am
May 9, 2013
Driver of semi rollover near Alexandria had been put out of service
The driver of a semi that rolled and spilled its load of Diet Coke bottles on Interstate 94 near Alexandria early Wednesday had been put out of service at the I-94 weigh station in Moorhead about six hours before the crash, the Minnesota State Patrol said. The crash was reported...
May 9, 2013 - 7:11am
July 24, 2012
A wild ride for semi
A semi driver traveling east on Interstate 94 about seven miles from Alexandria lost control of the vehicle Saturday shortly before 5 p.m. The...
July 24, 2012 - 10:46am
April 7, 2012
Ghost truck smashes into transformer
The Alexandria Police Department is looking for the driver/owner of the semi truck and trailer that crashed into a large electrical transformer on Friday at 9:40 p.m. After striking the transformer in the parking lot of Plaza Discount Liquors, the vehicle continued driving, a witness...
crime / news
April 7, 2012 - 12:49pm
October 4, 2010
Wadena woman hurt in southern Minnesota crash
A Wadena woman was badly hurt in a car crash with a semi in southern Minnesota Monday. Kristina K. Deppa, 35, was eastbound near the intersection of Highways 16 and 63 in Fillmore County when Deppa's 1999 Ford Taurus crossed the center line and struck a truck driven by Nicholas J....
news / region
October 4, 2010 - 5:27pm
July 14, 2010
Semitrailer driver injured in crash with train near Kensington
A semitrailer driver suffered serious injuries after crashing into a train near Kensington Friday. The crash happened at about 12:20 p.m. on...
July 14, 2010 - 12:00am
May 20, 2010
Semi rolls over near Kensington
A semi-truck driver suffered minor injuries when his rig rolled over near Kensington Wednesday afternoon. Frederick R. Morin of Johnstown, Colorado was traveling northbound on County Road 1 about one mile north of Kensington shortly after 2 p.m.
May 20, 2010 - 7:24am
March 19, 2010
New semi-pro football team looking for players
The Alexandria Lightning of the Semi Pro Football League (SPFL) is once again looking for athletes to fill out its roster for the upcoming season. The Lightning still have several spots open on their 40-man roster. Those holes need to be filled by athletes in Alexandria and the...
Cardinals / sports
March 19, 2010 - 12:00am
February 21, 2010
LaVerne Rentz was early Wadena trucker
Big trucks and Wadena have always been synonymous. Between 1926 and 1994, some 71 semis did business in Wadena. The urge to get into trucking...
news / region
February 21, 2010 - 3:34pm
February 20, 2009
Players needed for new area SPFL football team
Anyone 18 or older who has a passion for football will have a new opportunity to get on the field in 2009. Robert Davis, director of new-team development for the Semi-Pro Football League (SPFL), is looking for players to fill out a 40-man roster with athletes from Alexandria and...
February 20, 2009 - 12:00am