Skip to main content
Minnesota lawmakers plan to wrap up special session Thursday as hundreds protest
FBI agent from Alexandria dies
Girl who drowned entered water willingly
Law Enforcement Blotter: Tuesday, May 23
Final lesson for grads: Don't drink and drive
Softball: Perham upsets Osakis in subsection semis
Alexandria horseshoe league results
Baseball: Weir sends Osakis into playoffs as walk-off winner
Boys track: Cards third after originally announced as CLC winners
Softball: Lakers fall in second round, face long road to championship
Bus tour visits Arboretum
Christian singer returns to Alex area
Car Care Program names volunteer of the year
Dance benefits shoeless Ugandan children
Outdoor religious drama ends May 25
Engaged - Schmidt and Murray
Engaged - Harstad and Engebretson
Wedding - Von Bank and Hoelscher
Wedding - Skudlarek and Oestreich
Births - March 31, 2017
Morken: Becoming a better bow hunter
Nice bass for Maeyaert
Fee increases added to final environment bill
Morken: Still time to fill that tag as toms continue to sound off
Minnesota opener: Slow going on Reno Saturday morning
Dennis Douglas Pearson
Richard "Dick" H. Hodgson
Marion G. Bauer
Lee Howard Urness
Letter: Pray for persecuted Christians
Letter: Memorial Day meaning can get lost
It's Our Turn: An astonishing blur of technology
Echo Press editorial: Who will pay for clean water?
Observations from the Archives: 2007: Freedom to Breathe Act bans public indoor smoking
4-H trains youth as camp counselors
4-H'ers take the stage
Master gardeners plant sale coming up
Crabgrass prevention in your home lawn
Gardening Brown Bag series offered
Groundbreaking next week on mental health facility
On the Street
New Aagard program provides tool cabinets for employees
Chamber introduces new networking event
ATCC Foundation holds scholarship recognition event
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