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Commissioners meet new veterans services officer
Knute Nelson celebrates 70 years
Law Enforcement Blotter: Tuesday, April 24
Charges dropped against Bio Corp
Sports schedule for Thursday, April 26
Track and Field: Lakers and Knights compete at Benson Invite
Softball: Lakers split doubleheader with Melrose
Track and field: A-B-E throwers stand out in Barnesville
Baseball: Silverstreaks take opener over Milaca
And the most-requested library books are....
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
The day Curt Felt died
Bonding over books
Toys for Kids reaches 165 children
Steve and Karen Samek
Hunters, farmers talk deer management in Glenwood
Fishing Hall of Famer to host seminar on May 2
An awesome opening weekend
Morken: A few tips for gaining hunting permission
CRP cap to rise in House version of 2018 federal Farm Bill
Lillian "Toby" Minnerath
Walter "Wally" Englund
Paul L. Sand
Virgil M. Zins
Andrew Paul Slavik
LETTER: Southern Poverty Law Center deserves support
1918: Alexandria soldier dies at sea
LETTER: Tasty food, good cause
IN THE KNOW: Tourism puts money in your pockets
EDITORIAL: Herberger's closing not all doom and gloom
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
County crafting buffer compliance rules
Herberger's founded in Osakis by 19-year-old
Mall-goers mourn store closings
Challenging times for mall: Manager says it still has a future
Foreclosure notice filed against mall
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March 16, 2018
Sheriff-turned-senator opposes gun bills
The school shooting that left 17 people dead in Parkland, Florida last month shouldn't have happened, according to Sen. Bill Ingebrigtsen of...
March 16, 2018 - 6:58am
March 14, 2018
Alexandria students join national walkout over gun violence
With his young daughter perched on his hip, Terry Vanderheiden took a moment to collect himself, wiping a tear from his eye before he addressed...
March 14, 2018 - 12:31pm
March 7, 2018
Male passenger in officer-related shooting near Moorhead says he's of 'sovereign nation,' claims arrest was a kidnapping
MOORHEAD – The driver of a vehicle who was wounded in an officer-involved shooting on Interstate 94 on Monday, March 5, allegedly tried to...
March 7, 2018 - 8:58pm
March 3, 2018
COMMENTARY: Education Minnesota speaks out on shooting
Editor's note: The following was provided by Education Minnesota, a voice for professional educators and students. Its members include teachers and education support professionals in Minnesota's public school districts, faculty members at Minnesota's community and technical colleges...
March 3, 2018 - 8:35am
March 1, 2018
LETTER: Letter about government conspiracy an outrage
To the editor: I am surprised that the Echo Press would publish such a letter ("Is government trying to disarm the public?") from Dwight Behn in the Feb. 21 edition. While such junk on conspiracy theory is making the rounds of social media, I would expect main stream news to filter...
March 1, 2018 - 12:06pm
February 28, 2018
LETTER: Are protesters turning a blind eye?
To the editor: A lot of news this week about the need for something to be done about preventing violence in our schools. I wonder if these more vocal protesters have seen bullying and walked away without saying something. Perhaps they know who can get some pot or a stolen phone or...
February 28, 2018 - 12:06pm
February 23, 2018
LETTER: Have kids sat down with an NRA official?
To the editor: As tragic as the school shooting in Florida was, and the associate excoriation of the National Rifle Association, have any of the kids or their parents ever sat down with an NRA official to find out what they are all about? Just askin'. Roger Hegland Alexandria, MN...
February 23, 2018 - 12:04pm
February 21, 2018
LETTER: Where do elected leaders stand on gun control?
To the editor: Where are our elected leaders on the gun control issue? Listen up students! It's your turn for leadership. Our elected leaders have done nothing. One eastern newspaper had its headline read, "We Know What Will Happen Next!" "Another shooting, another location and nothing...
February 21, 2018 - 2:34pm
February 14, 2018
Man dies of self-inflicted gunshot wound at northern Minn. shooting range
An adult male was declared deceased at Bill's Gun Shop & Range at roughly 2 p.m. Wednesday, the victim of a self-inflicted gunshot wound. Officers...
February 14, 2018 - 7:54pm
January 10, 2018
Circumstances around shooting of woman still unknown in Mahnomen County
MAHNOMEN, Minn. – Law enforcement officials are trying to piece together the circumstances that led to an unidentified woman being dropped...
January 10, 2018 - 7:06pm
December 22, 2017
One person dead, deputy wounded in northern Minn. shootout
GILBERT, Minn. — One person died and a St. Louis County sheriff's deputy was wounded Friday afternoon, Dec. 22, in a shooting that took place...
December 22, 2017 - 6:57pm
November 15, 2017
Man charged with murder of Minn. woman after shooting in robbery-gone-wrong
WALKER — A Cass Lake man was charged with murder Tuesday morning, two days after a Cass Lake woman died from a gunshot wound to the head. Brandon...
November 15, 2017 - 6:45am
October 2, 2017
One Minnesotan dies, another in critical condition after being hit in back in Las Vegas shooting; DJ tells her story
ST. PAUL --The morning after the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history, the streets of Las Vegas felt “kind of eerie and quiet,”...
October 2, 2017 - 9:56pm
West Fargo man shot by Becker County officers has struggled for decades to overcome addictions, mother says
WEST FARGO, N.D.—Dean Robert Minnerath, a 55-year-old West Fargo man shot by Becker County sheriff's officers on Thursday night, has a...
October 2, 2017 - 8:48pm
September 24, 2017
16-year-old injured in hunting accident
A 16-year-old Alexandria boy was injured in a hunting accident Saturday. At about 5:11 p.m., Douglas County sheriff's deputies responded to the Douglas County Hospital Emergency Room for a gunshot wound related to a waterfowl hunting, according to a news release. Deputies learned...
September 24, 2017 - 7:34am