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Vehicle jumps curb on Alexandria's Broadway
Law enforcement blotter: January 27, 2015
State of rural MN: Poorer and more diverse
Alexandria to hire two police officers
Keep sick students home
Nordic ski: Cardinals girls team takes second, boys third in CLC
Card swimmers change up senior night to get alumni involved
Sports roundup from Tuesday, January 27
Mercurial Lynch accepted in Seattle - Part 1
SB XLIX: Belichick impressed with Seahawks' model
‘My Kiss Won’t Miss’ receives gold medal
Brooklynn Niemi benefit set
Brad Trousil benefit set
Minnesota sixth in overall health among states
Those who learn together
Engaged - Wilts and Hedstrom
Births - Douglas County Hospital through January 12, 2015
Births - Douglas County Hospital through January 3, 2015
Engaged - Pavek and Jossart
Births - Douglas County Hospital through December 28, 2014
Wildlife of Douglas County: Snowy Owl
DNR postpones AIS training and trailer decal program
DNR studies shed light on local fisheries
Dayton proposes expanded buffer zones along Minnesota waters
Wildlife of Douglas County: Fisher
Maynard Radil, 79
Gary Schultz, 70
Bob Rapp, 89
Voni Frisch, 61
Ruby Benson, 73
In the Know: Tips on applying for college financial aid
Observations from the archives, 1965: Roger Perry is first Boss of the Year
Letter: Let’s return to self-governance
Letter: Backer off to the right start
Echo Press Editorial: Legislation to help veterans deserves support
Ten tips to successful seed starting
Farming community invited to sustainable farming conference
Livestock disaster aid deadline nears
Potato growers invited to hearing on check-off fees January 23
Winter garden college planned
Jody Hanson promoted within Lakes Newspaper Group
JCPenney reports good, bad news
Alexandria Industries CEO outlines keys to company’s success
Alexandria Clinic lab earns accreditation
Operation Round Up grants announced
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