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Law Enforcement Blotter: Thursday, August 17
Drug conviction earns more than seven years in prison
Meet the new Pet of the Week: Matzo (w/video)
Updated: Boy dies after rollover accident, girl injured
Truck hauling hazardous chemicals catches fire; homes near Paynesville evacuated
Sports schedule for Friday, August 18
Football: B-E ready to make next step
Next man up: Empting takes over at QB after Roste's three-year run
A promise kept: Plan started at the Viking Speedway is rekindled after the death of a friend
Matt Cullen comes home to play for the Wild
Knute Nelson to celebrate Alexandria's seniors
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
Habitat for Humanity dedicates two new homes
Photo of the Week
Johnson - Engebretson
Morken: Habitat key to curbing coyotes' effect on fawns
DNR report: Fewer small game hunters buy licenses in 2016
Morken: Death of Bosek hits hard for many
Plenty of deer harvest opportunities locally
DNR sees illegal use of hydraulic jets on more local waters
Delores M. Johnson
Jennifer R. Lorenz-Billings
Richard Henry Tomford
Sylvia O. Johnson
It's Our Turn: Will we let hatred divide us?
Letter: We need to work and pray together
Commentary: Think of the possibilities new school would bring
Echo Press Editorial: Blank page speaks volumes
Observations from the Archives: 1967: Fair features racing ostrich-pulled carts
Tomato tasting at the library
What's wrong with my tomato plant?
There's still time to plant veggies
Haying and grazing OK on some Conservation Reserve land
Millerville gets hands-on with butter
Minnesota adds 7,700 jobs in July; unemployment rate unchanged
Grant helps Glenwood with downtown facelift
Leadership change at Runestone Museum
Schwan's announces acquisitions as frozen food company beefs up its pizza business
Aagard expands to pull all workers into one building
hires and promotions
on the street
May 29, 2017
Man found dead in Big Kandiyohi Lake
LAKE LILLIAN —A man's body was found floating in Big Kandiyohi Lake Friday evening. The Kandiyohi County Sheriff's Office identified the man as Kim Stahl, 56, of Blomkest.
May 29, 2017 - 3:41pm
May 15, 2017
Alcohol involved in northeast Minnesota crash that killed two
BUHL, Minn. — Two people were killed following an alcohol-involved two-vehicle collision on U.S. Highway 169 outside Buhl in northeast Minnesota late Saturday. Jason Michael Gates, 26, of Superior, Wis., and 7-year-old Snowden Elizabeth Bothwell, of Hibbing, died in the crash,...
May 15, 2017 - 7:59am
May 5, 2017
Three WCA team members compete at state
The WCA speech team had an incredible day speaking at the Class A State Speech Tournament on Saturday, April 22, according to speech advisor...
May 5, 2017 - 11:34am
April 26, 2017
Will Alexandria host Governor's Fishing Opener?
Community leaders in Alexandria are hoping to reel in a big prize — hosting the Governor's Fishing Opener in 2019. The Alexandria Lakes...
April 26, 2017 - 7:10pm
April 14, 2017
Bill helps county hospitals by loosening investment restrictions
The Minnesota Senate has passed bipartisan legislation to help state- and county-owned hospitals throughout Minnesota, including Douglas County...
April 14, 2017 - 6:17am
April 13, 2017
Lake Geneva part of airline's 'Hometown Lakes' promotion
MINNEAPOLIS—Sun Country Airlines announced Tuesday that each airplane in the company's fleet will be named after a Minnesota lake, including...
April 13, 2017 - 8:55am
April 5, 2017
House approves bill reopening Appleton private prison
ST. PAUL — The Minnesota House of Representatives has approved a bill aimed at reopening the Prairie Correctional Facility in Appleton,...
April 5, 2017 - 3:03pm
Destination Imagination teams compete at regionals
Ten Destination Imagination teams representing Alexandria Public Schools recently competed in the Minnesota Regional Competition in Moorhead....
April 5, 2017 - 11:48am
April 4, 2017
Proposal to accept private school credits at public schools dies
ST. PAUL—Public high school students in Minnesota will not likely be allowed to earned credits at private schools as one piece of legislation...
April 4, 2017 - 1:02pm
April 3, 2017
Someone got a DWI in your car? Law says state can't take it
ST. PAUL—Minnesotans will have a chance to keep their vehicle after someone else is convinced of drunk driving in it. Gov. Mark Dayton signed a bill into law Monday, April 3, protecting an innocent vehicle owner when someone else uses it without permission or knowledge. Existing...
April 3, 2017 - 6:44pm
March 31, 2017
WCA Speech wraps up regular season tournament
The West Central Area Speech team ended its regular season speech tournament in Osakis on Saturday, March 18. Kristin Gilbertson in poetry and Emma Saulsbury in storytelling received honorable mentions. Those who received superiors include Max Duncan, humorous; Emily Engen, storytelling;...
March 31, 2017 - 10:00am
Ingebrigtsen apologizes for Real ID comment
State Sen. Bill Ingebrigtsen, R-Alexandria, has apologized to Sen. Kent Eken, D-Twin Valley, for a comment he made in a letter to the editor...
March 31, 2017 - 9:00am
March 29, 2017
DECA students finish strong at state competition
Alexandria Area High School DECA had 86 students compete in the State DECA competition on March 19-21. The competition featured 61 different...
March 29, 2017 - 9:00am
March 15, 2017
Cities object to high sewage treatment plant costs
ST. PAUL — The 1,700-population community of Osakis could find itself paying $11 million in sewage treatment plant work, a cost one city official...
March 15, 2017 - 6:16pm
Discovery Middle School Mathcounts takes first at regionals
The Discovery Middle School Mathcounts team traveled to Moorhead in February to participate in the regional competition. The Discovery team took...
March 15, 2017 - 8:00am