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Out and About: Osakis Festival (with video)
Construction codes licensing fees reduced
Motorcycle fatalities on the rise
Great showing at Awake the Lakes Ribfest
Old TVs, computers are gone in a flash
Legion goes 2-3 at home tourney
Alex Legion splits at Detroit Lakes
Alex closes season's first-half with offensive clinic
Hartmann reflects on 22 years
Osakis hosts 35th Lions Walleye Tourney
Annual tour features garden beauty
How will you celebrate the Fourth?
Music in the Gardens features Americana music
Take a Master Gardeners bus tour
Kortni Botzet 5K set for July 11
Wedding - Roers and Bergquist Welch
Births - Douglas County Hospital through June 23, 2015
Engaged - Kerns and Hvezda
Engaged - Warren and Gustafson
Births - Douglas County Hospital through June 14, 2015
Low-profile lurking mystery snails are in local lakes
Eagles Point access to close on Minnewaska
Walleyes on the move - finesse style
Bowfishing Challenge brings in 20 boats
Debra Piekarski, 61
Richard Schoeneck, 49
Artie Ommen, 90
Gary Becker, 59
Harold Becher, 87
Echo Press Editorial: Don’t let money doom your relationship
Observations from the archives, 1965: Alexandria Rotary sponsors new Glenwood club
In the Know: What’s with all the purple in town?
Sign up now for Senior Center Fun Run
Basics of supply and demand drive job market
Tour local farms during Festival of Farms
Partially hydrogenated oils to phase out of food
Follow precautions when spraying for soybean aphids
Gardening Tips: Conserve time and water while growing gardens
Organic farms happy to host commercial hives
Lind Family Funeral opens in Alexandria
Dr. Alan Quam DDS practice changes hands
Alexandria ranked 10th best place to start a business
Business legal advice available
Alexandria Public Schools retirees honored
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
March 29, 2013
Train derails, spills oil near Parkers Prairie
Tanker railcars carrying crude oil derailed north of Parkers Prairie just after 6 a.m.
March 29, 2013 - 12:00am
May 16, 2012
The accolades continue to spill over
The accolades are spilling in again for Heidi Allstop of Alexandria. Her brainchild, Supporting Peers in Laid-back Listening (SPILL), recently took first place in the Global Social Venture competition in Berkeley, California. SPILL'S BEGINNING SPILL is an e-mail-based support system...
May 16, 2012 - 12:00am
October 19, 2010
Anhydrous ammonia leak in Morris leads to evacuation of 250 people
MORRIS, Minn. - A farming accident caused up to 600 gallons of anhydrous ammonia to be spilled here Monday night, prompting authorities to evacuate a portion of the community. According to Morris Police Chief Jim Beauregard, a farmer reported about 10 p.m. that while he was applying...
news / region
October 19, 2010 - 11:46am
September 2, 2010
Oil spill reported near Killdeer, ND
KILLDEER, N.D. - Denbury Onshore, LLC, reported that a wellbore failed in the course of a hydraulic fracturing operation at a drilling rig about 2 ½ miles southwest of Killdeer Wednesday morning, allowing oil and water to leak from the ground. There is no contamination to the Killdeer...
news / region
September 2, 2010 - 7:14am
July 5, 2010
Klobuchar and senators vote to remove liability caps on oil industry
At an Environment and Public Works (EPW) Committee hearing last Wednesday, U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar and her colleagues passed legislation that would eliminate the liability caps for oil companies following disasters. Klobuchar is a cosponsor of S. 3305, a bill that would lift the...
July 5, 2010 - 8:26am
June 12, 2010
Gulf oil spill: BBB offers tips for donors, volunteers
In the wake of any disaster, many reach for their checkbooks and donate money to aid and rescue organizations.
June 12, 2010 - 12:49pm
May 23, 2010
Bemidji Pioneer Editorial: Preventing future oil spills again
It may be years before the full extent of damage will be known from the BP oil spill in the Gulf. It is a delicate ecosystem, one in which oil plumes 10 miles long by 3 miles wide do not belong. Hundreds of thousands of gallons of oil continue to flow from the broken oil well on...
news / opinion
May 23, 2010 - 12:31pm
September 16, 2009
SPILL is a great best friend
Sometimes you just need to spill your guts. But what do you do if there's no one to listen? Heidi Allstop of Alexandria, a senior at the University...
September 16, 2009 - 12:00am