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A bumber crop of healthy food choices
Hail storm rumbles through Alexandria
Two injured in I-94 crash near Evansville
Explosion event underway in Alexandria
Saturday Morning Weather Update
Football: Trick play downs Alex in AAHS opener
Sports roundup from Thursday, August 28
Volleyball: Osakis dominates Little Falls in home opener
Alex youth softball team takes second in Morris travel league
Artist workshop to teach watercolor technique
Lake Region Pioneer Show to be held September 5-7
Awana resumes at New Life Christian Church
GriefShare seminars begin September 16
Wedding - Colton and Kriel
Births - Douglas County Hospital through August 15, 2014
Engaged - Mistele and Maloney
Engaged - Helberg and Schmidt
Engaged - Ondracek and Stone
All the outdoors has to offer
Prairie Lakes Audubon Chapter opens
DNR welcomes public comments on lake in Grant and Stevens
Youth outdoor activity day draws hundreds to Alex Shooting Park
Saturday Morning Forecast Discussion
Shirley Nelson, 79
Lyle Rindahl, 71
Funeral - Kim Clayton, 53
Memorial Service - Steven Anderson, 58
Loren Spaulding, 95
It's Our Turn: A personal struggle with feminism
Vast majority of Americans claim some religious affiliation
Honor Flight experience never forgotten
Observations from the archives, 1964: Twelve beef loins stolen from Steakhouse
Echo Press Editorial: Don't fall for this phone scam
4-H food stand served locally grown food at the Douglas County Fair
Amy Klobuchar receives Champion of Agriculture award from AAW group
Asian soybean buyers tour Minnesota farms
Douglas County Extension assists community garden
When are my melons ready to pick?
New helicopters increase speed, improve safety
Knute Nelson to showcase new technology at State Fair
Charter to switch to all-digital network
Douglas Scientific and LGC team up
Dr. Shan Flatt joins Alexandria Clinic
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On The Street
July 21, 2013
Eight ways to save on your next summer vacation
Vacations can sometimes come with a hefty price tag. Rather than planning on overspending, be proactive and plan ahead. This time around, do your best to enjoy a vacation without depleting your funds or adding debt. As you begin scheduling your trip, do your research with the Better...
July 21, 2013 - 2:17pm
May 8, 2013
Minnesota Destinations: Jay Cooke State Park
Jay Cooke State Park, south of Duluth, is a popular year-round attraction. Naturalist Programs start May 18 and run through August. Jay Cooke State Park is one of Minnesota's larger parks, offering 8,818 acres of impressive views of forest and water. The rugged St. Louis River cascades...
May 8, 2013 - 8:00am
May 6, 2013
Minnesota Destinations: Festival of Birds
More than 250 species of birds live in Becker County, because the Detroit Lakes area is in the heart of a transition zone of tall grass prairie, northern hardwood and coniferous ecosystems. The 16th annual Festival of Birds is scheduled for May 16-19, 2013. To kick off the festival...
May 6, 2013 - 8:00am
May 3, 2013
Minnesota Destinations: Park Rapids - Governor's Fishing Opener
Travel: Explore the 500+ clean, clear lakes of the Park Rapids area Park Rapids is the ultimate tourist destination with its endless recreational opportunities and lakes, friendly people and outdoors activities. It is known as the Gateway to Itasca State Park because of its proximity...
May 3, 2013 - 8:00am
August 31, 2012
A half-century of vacations - all at Broken Arrow Resort
Back in July 1962, Shannon and Erma Hazen of Sterling, Nebraska were coming back from a family vacation up North when they drove through Alexandria. Their...
August 31, 2012 - 12:00am
June 8, 2012
School's out for summer!
A group of Alexandria 7th grade girls found a fun way to celebrate the end of school this week - cooling off at the lake after going tubing on Lake Andrew.
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June 8, 2012 - 12:00am
June 20, 2010
Follow these tips for a safe vacation without a trip to ER
This summer, millions of Americans will hit the road for a vacation, to unwind and have fun with their families. Vacations may be relaxing, but being too lax when it comes to your safety can land you in a place you won't want to send a postcard from - the Emergency Department. "Vacations...
June 20, 2010 - 9:53am
March 28, 2008
Trouble in paradise
Ray and Janice Doebber of Alexandria set off for Cozumel, Mexico in early February, looking forward to a worry-free week of relaxation and fun. But their vacation turned into one of the most stressful and worrisome times of their lives. They arrived at their destination on Saturday,...
March 28, 2008 - 12:00am