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Songs for the season
Fergus Falls man gets 12 years for murdering nephew
Osakis celebrates Christmas Downtown
House in Evansville catches fire
Search for missing teen leads to three arrests in Alexandria
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
Reanie Mrnak, 87
Melvin Paradis, 75
Donald Huwe, 82
Memorial Service - Carl Kremer, 67
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
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.
news / school
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