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Gays, lesbians rally at Capitol; Alexandria event on May 4
Tanner's Team backing Moldens, other families facing serious illness
Westrom helps shape ag, environment bills
Law Enforcement Blotter: Wednesday, April 26
UPDATED: Victim identified in Otter Tail crash
Snowmen look to round out roster for inaugural season
Local curling team records rare eight-ender
Sports schedule for Friday, April 28
Free pitch, hit and run competition in Alexandria Sunday
Sports schedule for Thursday, April 27
Ring of Kerry brings Irish influence to Central Square
Lakes Area Radio Theatre hosts two classic shows
Kensington Area Heritage Society announces Saturday event
Evansville Art Center presents 22nd annual Poetry Night
Educational event helps families manage autism in their home
Engaged - Schmidt and Murray
Engaged - Harstad and Engebretson
Wedding - Von Bank and Hoelscher
Wedding - Skudlarek and Oestreich
Births - March 31, 2017
Mike Frisch: Catch bigger fish
Morken: No better time than now for turkey hunting in Minnesota
Worth the drive: Wyoming produces on opening morning
Mike Frisch: Which jig is the right jig for walleyes?
A walk in the woods is always worth it
Robert Joseph Schlosser
Jarrin "Jerry" Stark
Observations from the Archives: 1967: Law enforcement course starts this fall
In the Know: Fueling the 'workforce engine'
Letter: Peterson's office: Big hat, no cattle
Echo Press editorial: Shed more light on unclaimed property
It's Our Turn: Is it just a game?
Robin Trott: Five steps to conserving water in your garden
Steve Frericks: Ask for help in tough times
Extension to offer low-tunnel strawberry workshop
Minnesota Farmers Union to host rural issues discussion
Agriculture going strong in Douglas County
Chamber introduces new networking event
ATCC Foundation holds scholarship recognition event
Carlos Creek Winery honored at Progress Minnesota event
Tech company sprouts from the ground up
A restaurant revival
hires and promotions
On The Street
March 15, 2017
Ice can mean a tough break
As someone who works out almost daily and eats well, 39-year-old Joan Olson never expected to injure herself simply walking in a parking lot....
March 15, 2017 - 6:00am
February 24, 2017
LETTER: Snow angels are helping elderly
To the editor: We have "snow angels" hanging out at Bethel Manor on Ash Street, too. So far, three times this season, when I was shoveling my car out in our parking lot, someone appeared and assisted me to clear the snow away. For an elderly person that can be a really big job, so...
February 24, 2017 - 8:00am
February 10, 2017
Snow Angels to the rescue
Small acts of kindness can inspire people to make a big difference in the lives of others. That's the philosophy behind the Snow Angels in Alexandria. The effort began about three years ago when a local man noticed that a few elderly people in Alexandria were being fined for not removing...
February 10, 2017 - 6:00am
February 3, 2017
Weather watchers wanted
Clayton Lewis of Carlos may not be good at predicting the weather, he said, but he sure has a knack for collecting weather data. Lewis has been...
February 3, 2017 - 6:00am
December 30, 2016
Cleaning up after Christmas storm
Christmas Day brought more than just presents under the tree — it brought a storm consisting of snow and ice as well as thunder and lightning,...
December 30, 2016 - 11:08am
December 21, 2016
LETTER: Slow down and use headlights
To the editor: "Tis the season to drive safely, Fa la la, la la la ..." Last week I was involved in a two-vehicle collision in which my car was rear-ended while I sat at the stoplight at Third and Broadway in Alexandria. I believe the young man who hit me incorrectly estimated his...
December 21, 2016 - 7:00am
December 8, 2016
Northern Minnesota pair gets skis out -- water skis
PEQUOT LAKES, Minn.—December in Minnesota is usually a time for activities such as ice fishing and skiing. But this year's abnormally warm...
December 8, 2016 - 5:34pm
More snow, frigid temps on the way
After getting another blast of winter, more snow is in store for Douglas County, and then, "the Arctic hammer." A National Weather Service observer...
December 8, 2016 - 12:12pm
December 6, 2016
Winter weather blows into area; events canceled
Snow and strong winds are resulted in poor visibility Tuesday afternoon throughout the area. Snow fell into the night with strong winds continuing...
December 6, 2016 - 6:27pm
November 22, 2016
Fair warning, not so fair weather
There seemed to be plenty of warning for last week's blizzard, enough that people were prepared. At least that's what Douglas County Sheriff...
November 22, 2016 - 6:00am
November 18, 2016
Update: Snowfall near 10 inches in Alexandria area
Nearly 10 inches of snow had fallen in the Alexandria area by midday Friday, Nov. 18, as a blizzard caused havoc with travel and events in west...
November 18, 2016 - 7:13pm
November 17, 2016
UPDATED: Storm still bearing down on Douglas County
It was only a matter of time before the beautiful weather would go away. The Alexandria area could get as much as 12 inches of snow and strong...
November 17, 2016 - 12:49pm
January 25, 2016
Snow piles up in Alexandria
A light but steady snowfall accumulated in Alexandria Monday morning into the afternoon hours. It made for slippery conditions throughout the...
January 25, 2016 - 2:08pm
January 22, 2016
YOU ASKED! What is city's policy for clearing sidewalks?
After a snowfall, property owners in Alexandria have an obligation to remove the snow from their sidewalks. But what happens if they are unable...
January 22, 2016 - 12:00am
January 13, 2016
The recent cold snap is a wintry delight for shutterbugs. One good thing about the brutally cold weather: It creates the perfect canvas to showcase...
January 13, 2016 - 4:43pm