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In the eye of Irma: Former Alexandria couple caught in hurricane
Soft lockdown lifted at West Central Area Secondary School
Law Enforcement Blotter: Wednesday, September 20
UPDATE: Driver identified in fatal motorcycle crash on I-94
Gravel pit ‘would ruin this little town’ neighbors say
Nice day for a run
Sports schedule for Thursday, Sept. 21
Cross country: Chargers see progress in Melrose
Cross Country: WCA sets records and takes first in Melrose
Tennis: Lakers sweep Melrose, 7-0
Country Blossom Farm holds baking, eating contests
Community Education classes available
Events promote talking about suicide
Ecumen gives look at daytime senior care
New musicians invited to Open Mic Night
Don & Betty Kuelbs
Gary & Molly Buse
Gary & Molly Buse
DNR release: Optimistic about Saturday's duck opener
Posted, but done properly? Rules, prosecuting case can be complicated
Mike Frisch: Cover more water
A whirlwind of a win: Alexandria anglers take big payday in first pro tournament
DNR roadside survey: Pheasant index down 26 percent
Michelle Kay Miller
Lorraine K. Porter
Richard A. King
Harold M. Olson
Letter: Confederate statues promote division
Letter: No right way to protest
Echo Press Editorial: A wake-up call about drunk driving
In the Know: Armor - an unfortunate necessity
Observations from the Archives: 1992: Minnesotans pitch in after Hurricane Andrew hits
Dairy council seeks candidates
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
On The Street
Feds allow more time for comment on Internet access
Alexandria ReStore remains open, plans expansion
Glenwood resort receives Century Resort designation
Minnesota adds 7,700 jobs in July; unemployment rate unchanged
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July 25, 2017
Two injured when pickup hits buggy in Todd County
A pickup truck rear-ended a horse-drawn buggy in Todd County on Tuesday, injuring two people on the buggy. The Minnesota State Patrol said Eli Yoder, 20, was treated at St. Cloud Hospital and Dan Yoder, 16, was treated at the hospital in Long Prairie. Both sustained for non-life-threatening...
July 25, 2017 - 1:40pm
July 9, 2017
Driver hurt when car hits horses on central MN highway
HEWITT, Minn. -- A Breckenridge, Minn. man was hurt when the car he was driving hit two horses that were standing on a highway in Todd County...
July 9, 2017 - 9:23pm
April 11, 2017
UPDATE: 18-year-old Alexandria driver in rollover facing charges of test refusal, DWI
The Minnesota State Patrol says alcohol was involved in a rollover crash near Osakis on Saturday morning.
April 11, 2017 - 8:06am
February 1, 2017
Long Prairie man sentenced for manslaughter
A Long Prairie man who was convicted of first degree manslaughter for fatally striking his ex-wife with a shoe hammer was sentenced to 12 and...
February 1, 2017 - 3:39pm
January 9, 2017
Starbuck woman injured in one-vehicle rollover
An 18-year-old Starbuck woman was injured Monday when her car slid off Interstate 94 near West Union and rolled. On Monday, Jan. 9, at 12:45 p.m., Sierra Marie Jordahl was traveling west on Interstate 94 in a 2000 Chevy Lumina when she lost control, going into the ditch and rolling...
January 9, 2017 - 3:52pm
November 19, 2015
Buck of a lifetime comes early
Bucks that gain a name after showing up on camera tend to be special deer, and the buck known as Elvis in Todd County definitely fits that description. Alexandria's...
November 19, 2015 - 1:39pm
September 4, 2015
Todd County to receive $54,291 in storm aid
The state of Minnesota has approved roughly $975,000 in disaster relief funding for three counties, including Todd County, affected by the July 12 supercell storm. Governor Mark Dayton on August 19 approved a request for state emergency money from the Public Disaster Assistance...
September 4, 2015 - 12:00am
March 20, 2015
Big livestock producers want freedom from lawsuits
Osakis woman disagrees, says family was harmed by hog feedlot
March 20, 2015 - 12:00am
April 9, 2014
Lonnie Marcyes announces run for Todd County Sheriff
Todd County Sheriff’s Deputy Lonnie Marcyes recently announced his run for Todd County sheriff. The Fergus Falls college graduate has more than 11 years of experience as both a deputy and officer in Long Prairie, Staples and Eagle Bend. In addition, Maryces served as school liaison...
April 9, 2014 - 12:00am
March 5, 2014
Todd County deputy’s firing was proper, arbitrator rules
He was involved in 33 crashes in 17 years of service
March 5, 2014 - 12:00am
March 4, 2014
Todd County deputy's firing was proper, arbitrator rules
Todd County was within its rights to fire Todd County Deputy Mark Grinstead last May, according to a state arbitrator who issued a ruling in...
March 4, 2014 - 3:28pm
January 15, 2014
Prescription drug drop box now available in Todd County
Prescription drug abuse is a growing problem across the country and has recently become the leading cause of accidental death, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. To help address this issue at a local level, Todd County Health and Human Services has partnered...
January 15, 2014 - 8:51am
January 5, 2012
Todd County woman reported missing
A Todd County woman is missing and local law enforcement is asking for the public's help in finding her. Maryann Leona Biskey, 57, of rural...
January 5, 2012 - 11:56am
November 15, 2010
Two injured in Todd County crash Sunday
Two people were injured in a two-vehicle crash near Staples Sunday morning. Wyatt Wilder-Pettit, 20, of Wadena was driving south on Todd County Road 11 north of Thorn Apple Road at about 6 a.m. when he lost control of his 2000 Chevrolet Suburban, slid into the northbound lane and...
November 15, 2010 - 11:27am
October 26, 2010
Father, son killed in Todd County crash
A father and son were killed in a crash with a semitrailer truck in Todd County Saturday. The accident happened at about 3:30 p.m. at the intersection of Todd County Roads 17 and 26 near Fawn Lake Township, according to the Todd County Sheriff's Office. Dennis D. Capistrant of ...
October 26, 2010 - 7:23am