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Sloppy Pre-Christmas Weather
Songs for the season (w/video)
Fergus Falls man gets 12 years for murdering nephew
Osakis celebrates Christmas Downtown
House in Evansville catches fire
Boys basketball: Cards falter late in loss to section power Detroit Lakes
Sports schedule for Monday, December 22
Sports roundup from Saturday, December 20
Sports roundup from Friday, December 19
Sports roundup from Thursday, December 18
Extra warmth for the holidays
Music video shoot reset for Monday
Veterans associations assist food shelf
You're invited to Christmas dinner
A gift of love
Engaged - Owen and Krause
Births - Douglas County Hospital through December 15, 2014
Births - Douglas County Hospital through November 30, 2014
Engaged - Pachan and Konzen
Engaged - Boyle and Sartore
Controlling the common carp
Pheasant summit: Habitat improvements needed on private land
Pheasant summit: Focus on improving private land habitat
Spring turkey hunting applications being accepted
Recipe for success: A look a few favorite venison recipes
Mayme Hokanson, 96
Carl Kremer, 67
Reanie Mrnak, 87
Melvin Paradis, 75
Donald Huwe, 82
Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down: Views by the Echo Press
It's Our Turn: Holiday birthday myths debunked
Letter: Turn technology off for child’s development
Letter: The value of a quarter has risen
Letter: No one else can do it for you
Photo contest features birds for all seasons
More wildlife habitat approved
Last minute gifts for the constant gardener
Greater protection for specialty crop growers
Grant money available for agriculture teachers
Marine Corps League collects "Toys for Kids"
Solar Skies to close in Alexandria
Just a Jaunt’s $500 passport winner announced
Slumberland helps families during holidays
New building will house plumbing company
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
August 16, 2013
Minnesota Adult and Teen Challenge Choir to give three local performances
The Minnesota Adult and Teen Challenge Choir will give three concerts in Alexandria. They are free and open to the public. The first performance...
August 16, 2013 - 12:00am
October 24, 2012
Search is on for Miss Teen Douglas County
Teens who have never been married and are between the ages of 13 to 18 years are invited to apply for the title of 2013 Miss Teen Douglas County. The young lady chosen as Miss Teen Douglas County will become an ambassador from the area and will receive an official title and sash....
October 24, 2012 - 12:00am
January 12, 2011
The accidental novelist
Brook Mounsdon doesn't have much experience with romantic love. In fact, she has never even been on a date. So it's a little odd that her first published novel is a romance. Especially since she is only 15 years old. "If you would have told me that I would write a romance novel,...
January 12, 2011 - 12:00am
July 22, 2010
Police believe Cottage Grove teen left town with sex offender
COTTAGE GROVE, Minn. - Angela M. Tschida, the 14-year-old Cottage Grove girl who police think left town with a 36-year-old sex offender, gave friends no indication she was troubled or planning to run, said friend Cole Bertram. "She seemed normal," Bertram said. "She seemed happy." Bertram...
crime / news / region
July 22, 2010 - 2:17pm
May 24, 2010
Body of missing Duluth teen found
A single red rose floated on the water Sunday evening in the Superior harbor slip where the body of Sylvester McCurry was found the day before. Family members gathered at the harborfront site, just off Banks Avenue, saying they were coping with their grief and waiting for more answers...
news / region
May 24, 2010 - 4:21pm
March 5, 2010
'To Save a Life' teaches teens to be responsible for their actions
There's a new movie out that parents may want their teenagers to see. To Save A Life is a movie about the choices teens make on a daily basis. The goal of the production is to open communication, reach kids where they are at, and cut to the heart of issues they deal with every day....
March 5, 2010 - 12:00am
April 24, 2009
Teen Challenge choir to perform at New Testament
A choir from the Central Minnesota Teen Challenge in Brainerd will present a concert at Living Waters Church in Alexandria on Sunday, April 26 at 9:30 a.m. Minnesota Teen Challenge is one of the largest faith-based residential drug and alcohol rehabilitation programs in the stat...
April 24, 2009 - 12:00am
March 6, 2009
It's all about the music
Kalee Guenther doesn't need to picture her audience in their underwear. That would just make her laugh. Besides, when she gets up on stage or in front of a crowd of people, she's completely at ease. "I like the fact that I can express myself through music," said the 15-year-old singer/songwriter....
March 6, 2009 - 12:00am
October 24, 2008
Rising to the Challenge
To say Minnesota Teen Challenge has helped Tait Tracy is an understatement. "If it wasn't for Teen Challenge, I would probably be in prison," the former Alexandria resident said. A few months ago, Tracy, 30, was sitting in Douglas County jail, charged with making terroristic threats,...
October 24, 2008 - 12:00am
August 13, 2008
Edenloff to compete in Miss Pre-Teen pageant
Katelyn Edenloff, daughter of Lee and Loray Edenloff of Alexandria, was selected to participate in the National 2008 Miss Pre-Teen Minneapolis/St. Paul pageant competition to take place on August 17. She submitted an application and took part in an interview session to earn the honor. Edenloff,...
August 13, 2008 - 12:00am
August 6, 2008
New laws crack down on teen drivers
What are two of the highest risk situations for teen drivers? Cell phones and texting?
August 6, 2008 - 12:00am
May 28, 2008
County bucks trend in teen pregnancy rates
For the first time in 16 years, teen pregnancy is on the rise in Minnesota. In one year, the state saw an increase double that of the national pace. According to data collected by the Minnesota Department of Health, from 2005 to 2006 Minnesota's teen pregnancy rate grew by 6 percent....
May 28, 2008 - 12:00am