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Law Enforcement Blotter: Wednesday, April 26
UPDATED: Victim identified in Otter Tail crash
Firefighters battle house fire in Garfield
Death of 3-year-old Hubbard County girl under investigation
Friday meeting to address ag, environment legislative issues
Free pitch, hit and run competition in Alexandria Sunday
Sports schedule for Thursday, April 27
Adapted Bowling: Alex PI team takes two-pin win
Boys Golf: Alexandria endures weather, wins fourth straight meet
Track and Field: Ludwig first in both throwing events
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
Gala to feature student-made items in silent auction
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
Firefighters battle house fire in Garfield
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...
18 hours 48 min ago
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
March 8, 2017
Sunday liquor sales passes, but needs local OK
A bill repealing Minnesota's 159-year-old ban on Sunday liquor store sales is headed to Gov. Mark Dayton, but Alexandria and many other municipalities will need to take action at the local level. The Minnesota House voted 88-39 on Thursday, March 2, to accept the Senate's version...
March 8, 2017 - 6:00am
February 22, 2017
Minnesota lawmakers lobby on ag issues
ST. PAUL—Midwestern members of Congress worry about what the Trump administration may do about agriculture-related issues, especially a...
February 22, 2017 - 9:00am
February 15, 2017
Trooper of the Year a calm watchdog for safety
The Minnesota State Patrol Trooper of the Year for 2016 is Sgt. Rick Schueler. Schueler received the top award Thursday in a ceremony that civilians,...
February 15, 2017 - 4:20pm