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Update: Downpour causes flooding but minimal damage
UPDATE: Drowning victim was a boat mechanic with 'a huge heart'
Motorcycle run to raise awareness of mental illness
Law enforcement blotter: Friday, August 26 through Sunday, August 28
Man arrested after shots fired at Spicer Zorbaz
Girls tennis: Landmark wins fuel Cards' undefeated start
Viking Speedway: Thoennes holds off Zach Johnson as curfew ends things early
Volleyball: Osakis goes 2-2 at Albany Tournament
Sports schedule for Saturday, August 27
Girls tennis: Osakis ties for seventh at Delano tourney
Underwater Art: Decoys on display in Evansville
Robby Vee finishes out summer concert series
Harper's Chord comes to Carlos Creek Winery
Alpha Course teaches basics of faith
Strive to be a foundation for others
Births - Aug. 26, 2016
Engaged - Hanson and Lund
Births - through Aug. 12, 2016
Engaged - Dokken-McFann and Gran
Births - Aug. 3-8, 2016
Youth Day draws a huge crowd again
DNR to close Mille Lacs walleye season next month
Morken: What the numbers say about declining hunters and anglers
Stringer full of walleyes
Work begins on statewide deer management plan
Myrtle Annette McKay
Carol J. Hansen
William 'Bill' Bretz
COMMENTARY: What they're fighting over
COMMENTARY: Clean Power Plan will penalize Minnesota
IT'S OUR TURN: Recalling the dawn of the digital age; facing its challenges
EDITORIAL: Long wait for mental health care must be fixed
IN THE KNOW: Leadership Alexandria is unique blend with strong return
Producers should consider available assistance
Monarchs, roadsides and the law
A century of family and faith
Kensington represented in Princess Kay of the Milky Way
Kalpin family recognized as 2016 U of M Farm Family
MMFCU concludes 60 Days of Giving campaign
Community solar program shining for REA
Chamber Ambassadors visit three local businesses
Celeste Edenloff returns to Echo Press
Dew Drop Inn changes ownership
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
December 10, 2013
Complete snowmobile safety training now
Now that winter has arrived, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is encouraging snowmobilers to complete safety training. Residents born after December 31, 1976 must complete a DNR snowmobile safety training course before they can legally ride a snowmobile anywhere in Minnesota,...
December 10, 2013 - 9:42pm
December 5, 2013
Westbound Interstate 94 reduced to single lane near St. Cloud
ST. CLOUD, Minn. (11:50 a.m.) – Westbound Interstate 94 is reduced to a single lane due to a crash east of Opportunity Drive/County Road 75 in St. Cloud. Westbound I-94 will remain a single lane until further notice. Blowing snow and ice are creating difficult driving...
December 5, 2013 - 12:16pm
December 2, 2013
Winter storm moves through Douglas County
Big snowflakes are piling up throughout Douglas County, creating limited visibility, slippery spots and car crashes. The county is under a...
December 2, 2013 - 1:18pm
April 26, 2013
VIDEO: Late spring packs a punch
It may seem like a distant memory at this point, but it was only a year ago that most of Minnesota was soaking in the sun during a beautiful...
April 26, 2013 - 12:00am
April 19, 2013
Photo of the Week - Robins
Roma Thompson of Alexandria took this photo of a tree full of robins. They were hungrily eating berries off the tree. She took it on April 14,...
April 19, 2013 - 12:00am
April 18, 2013
Wintry weather closes some schools early
The heavy snowfall is causing some schools in the area to close early today, Thursday. As of 1:15 p.m., Osakis school is closing at 1:40 p.m. and Minnewaska Schools at 1:30 p.m. Douglas County remains under a winter weather advisory until 10 a.m. on Friday. Snow accumulations of...
April 18, 2013 - 1:17pm
April 11, 2013
Winter storm causing crashes in Douglas County
Today's mix of rain and sleet is causing slippery road conditions and limited visibility in the Douglas County area. There have been several...
April 11, 2013 - 12:10pm
UPDATE 7:35 A.M.: Winter storm closes schools in area
Yet another winter storm has closed or delayed schools in the Douglas County area today, Thursday. As of 7:35 a.m., the following schools in the area are closed: Alexandria, Brandon, Evansville, Osakis, Parkers Prairie, Minnewaska and West Central Area. Douglas County remains under...
April 11, 2013 - 6:57am
March 20, 2013
The winter that won't go away
Enough already! That seemed to be the collective mood in Douglas County Monday after another winter storm wrecked routines, closed roads and...
March 20, 2013 - 12:00am
March 18, 2013
Lingering storm delays start of schools Tuesday
Drifting and blowing snow will delay the start of several schools on Tuesday, March 19. Schools that will be running two hours late include Alexandria, Brandon, Evansville, Minnewaska, Osakis, Parkers Prairie and West Central Area. Douglas County is under a winter weather advisory...
March 18, 2013 - 9:41pm
I-94 re-opens near Alexandria; travel still not advised
The Minnesota Department of Transportation and the Minnesota State Patrol opened three roadways in west central Minnesota at 5 p.m. The highways include: --Interstate 94 between Moorhead and Alexandria --Highway 10 between Moorhead and Audubon --Highway 210 between Breckenridge...
March 18, 2013 - 5:07pm
March 17, 2013
I-94 between Alexandria and Moorhead closes
The Minnesota Department of Transportation and the Minnesota State Patrol closed three highways at 11 p.m. tonight, Sunday, due to heavy snow, high winds and low visibility. Highways closed include: --Interstate 94 from Moorhead to Alexandria --Highway 10 from Moorhead to Audubon --Highway...
March 17, 2013 - 10:57pm
March 13, 2013
It was another weird weather weekend in Douglas County. A wintry mix of sleet and big pelting flakes of snow descended on central Minnesota...
March 13, 2013 - 12:00am
March 9, 2013
UPDATE at 5:30 PM: Rain, snow make for sloppy Saturday in Alexandria area
First came the rain, then the sleet and now, as of 5:30 p.m., it's still snowing... A winter storm warning remains in effect for the Alexandria...
March 9, 2013 - 1:47pm
March 8, 2013
The ever-shifting wintry weather is causing a familiar sight in Douglas County: ice dams. They occur when heat leaks into an attic and melts...
March 8, 2013 - 12:00am