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Law enforcement blotter: Friday, March 24 through Sunday, March 26
Minn. college student remains missing
Congressman Walz enters Minnesota governor race
Bridge at Osakis exit closed starting today
SkillsUSA competition held Friday at ATCC
Sports schedule for Monday, March 27
Panthers' Denny looks forward with almost entire team intact from runner-up finish
Morken's musings: Reason to believe in Gophers future
Where are they now: Duwenhoegger wins MIAC shot put title
Paulson honored as Knights MVP
Alexandria Public School elementary students 'cash in' on creativity
Artists, crafters sought for Art of the Lakes tour
Love INC welcomes volunteer and Life Skills Class coordinator
Judy Slegh brings healing ministry to House of Prayer
Boy Scouts to conduct 29th annual Scouting for Food drive
Births - March 24, 2017
Births - March 17, 2017
Births - March 8, 2017
Engaged - Freiderich and Blumhoefer
Births - March 3, 2017
Mike Frisch: What's my walleye line?
Art of every size, shape and color
DNR release: Catch-and-release summer walleye season announced for Mille Lacs
Carvers coming to the RCC
Bald eagles migrating back to Minnesota
Nancy A. Pedersen
Karen Jane (Evavold) Latzel
Janice Carol Schultz
Donald W. Anderson
Lois Elaine Lindberg
COMMENTARY: Proposed well ban could be disastrous
COMMENTARY: Bill promoted by NorthStar Christian Academy hurts Minnesota students
IT'S OUR TURN: Have you had 'the talk' yet?
FORUM EDITORIAL: Allow cameras in federal courts
IN THE KNOW: Alexandria is top micropolitan in Minnesota
Agriculture going strong in Douglas County
Douglas County Master Gardeners present Let's Get Growing workshop
Wussows named a Yieldmaster contest winner
Nominate a Farm Mom of the Year
Selecting fragrant flowers for your cutting garden
Cherry Berry closes
Edgewater Natural Family Medicine to host grand opening
Coffee lover branches out: Alexandria man turns roasting into a side business
Ecumen Bethany Community receives Customer Experience Award
Parkers Prairie bar and grill is first to serve liquor
hires and promotions
On The Street
March 17, 2017
Nowells to speak about merging of sports, Christianity
Catalyst Covenant Church's youth outreach Sunday will feature speakers Jordan and Rachael Nowell on Sunday, March 19, at 10 a.m. at Common Ground...
March 17, 2017 - 11:00am
February 10, 2017
IT'S OUR TURN: People, sports and words
This feature of the Echo Press is so unique. I've read quite a few "It's Our Turn" articles in preparation, but it really didn't help me much. After a schedule shuffle and a postponement, it finally is my turn for "Our Turn." It may seem selfish, but my first turn is about me. Three...
February 10, 2017 - 8:00am
September 3, 2016
The Alexandria Cardinals football team is fired up this season. Fresh off a 51-39 road win over Monticello Magic on Friday, Cardinal players,...
September 3, 2016 - 1:34pm
July 22, 2016
Reports: Former Vikings coach Dennis Green dies
By Forum News Service Former Minnesota Vikings and Arizona Cardinals head coach Dennis Green died early Friday morning after suffering a heart...
July 22, 2016 - 10:48am
March 2, 2016
LETTER: Regulate fantasy sports betting in Minnesota
To the editor: Have you heard of the newly-proposed bill that is focused on fantasy sports betting-gambling websites for Minnesota? If not, it is a bill that will be proposed on March 8, 2016. It will be proposed by Rep. Joe Atkins. I want to let people know that my uncle, let’s...
March 2, 2016 - 12:00am
February 23, 2016
Girls basketball: Cards wrap up CLC title
The Alexandria girls basketball team secured its second straight Central Lakes Conference title with an easy win over St. Cloud Tech and a little help from Sartell-St. Stephen on Monday night. The Cardinals beat the Tigers (7-18, 6-9 CLC) 54-25, while the Sabres took down second-place...
February 23, 2016 - 9:38am
December 4, 2015
IT'S OUR TURN: Claeys makes bold but necessary move for Gophers
The Minnesota Gopher football team might still get into a lower-tier bowl game, but this season already feels like one of the most disappointing years in quite some time after losing for the 12th straight game to Wisconsin on Saturday. It was hardly a shock. The Badgers are beatable...
December 4, 2015 - 12:00am
November 26, 2015
IT'S OUR TURN: Thanksgiving weekend sports guide
I enjoy Thanksgiving as much as the next guy. As a 22-year-old living on his own, the notion of endless home-cooked food for a four-day stretch is more than welcomed. I don’t get to see my parents, who live in Iowa City, all too often, so it will also be great to spend some time...
November 26, 2015 - 12:00am
June 10, 2015
A first date with state for Brandon-Evansville
The Brandon-Evansville baseball team had reason to celebrate last Friday in Fergus Falls as the Chargers punched their first-ever ticket to the...
June 10, 2015 - 12:00am
November 29, 2014
Sports schedule for Saturday, November 29
GIRLS HOCKEY Alexandria at Orono, 2 p.m. BOYS BASKETBALL Alexandria vs. New Prague, 6:30 p.m. BLIZZARD HOCKEY Alexandria at Minnesota, 7:05 p.m.
November 29, 2014 - 12:00am
November 28, 2014
Sports schedule for Friday, November 28
GIRLS HOCKEY Alexandria at Mound Westonka, 3 p.m. BLIZZARD HOCKEY Twin City at Alexandria, 7:10 p.m.
November 28, 2014 - 12:00am
November 26, 2014
Sports schedule for Wednesday, November 26
WRESTLING Osakis at Melrose Invite, 1 p.m.
November 26, 2014 - 11:11am
Boys basketball: Moorhead pulls away in second half against Alex
The Alexandria boys basketball team came into the season opener at Moorhead on Tuesday night with some guys who have to get used to playing expanded roles this year. The Cardinals kept themselves in it during the first half. They trailed by just five at the break in a 33-28 game....
November 26, 2014 - 9:14am
September 17, 2014
Vikings suspend Adrian Peterson indefinitely
By Kevin Cusick, St. Paul Pioneer Press MINNEAPOLIS -- The Minnesota Vikings shocked the football world for the third time in about five days early Wednesday morning, announcing that they are indefinitely suspending Adrian Peterson in light of his indictment on child abuse charges. After...
September 17, 2014 - 9:06am
September 15, 2014
Vikings say Peterson will play Sunday
By Forum News Service MINNEAPOLIS -- Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson will play Sunday, the team announced on its website Monday. Peterson missed Sunday’s loss to New England after Peterson was indicted in Montgomery County, Texas, on a charge of injury to...
September 15, 2014 - 11:47am