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Work on new Miltona playground starts
Law Enforcement Blotter: Tuesday, June 27
A big, busy weekend
Concerned citizens organize to stop B-E school vote
Journalism groups intervene in Wetterling lawsuit
Sports schedule for Thursday, June 29
Modahl, Kerr win Geneva Member Guest Tournament
Sports schedule for Wednesday, June 28
Lakes Area Snowmen heading toward finish line after weekend tie
Three Panthers named to Class A all-tourney team as Johnson wins POY
End of the trail
Ralph Covert plays family concert at Evansville Art Center
Lincoln students compete at global Destination Imagination competition
Golfer Tom Lehman speaks at July 7 faith lunch
Engaged - Strater and Lambert
Engaged - Bruzik and Johnson
Engaged - Fogelson and Gibbons
Engaged - Teichert and Kelly
Engaged - Schmidt and Murray
Morken: Worth the casts in Canada
Courrier lands nice bass
Big fish highlight third Douglas County Bowfishing Challenge
Mike Frisch: Finding June walleyes
Walleye bite picks up on some area lakes
Oscar Frederick Mantick
Florence G. Fruth
James "JJ" Wilcox
Lloyd Darrell Nigg
1967: Alexandria Telephone adds two switchboard jobs
Guest editorial: Beware of those trying to deepen the divide
Making space for student creativity
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Republicans need to find new economic theory
THUMBS UP/THUMBS DOWN: Views by the Echo Press Editorial Board
4-H announces K-3 summer camps
Master gardener shares cold-hardy plant information
Many options for shade plants
Extension service helps with pressure canning
What's going on with the evergreens??
On the Street
A race to get people in the door of downtown businesses
Chamber holds 26th annual golf tournament
Tolkkinen joins Echo Press staff
JCI Minnesota looking for outstanding young Minnesotans
hires and promotions
On The Street
June 20, 2017
St. Bartholomew's Catholic Church hosts dinner
St. Bartholomew's Catholic Church, 451 Lincoln Ave. in Villard, will host a pork roast dinner on Tuesday, June 20, from 4:30-7 p.m. in their air-conditioned church basement, which is now handicapped accessible. The cost is $8 for adults, $4 for children age 4-11 and free for children...
June 20, 2017 - 7:53am
March 30, 2017
Villard man accused of peeping, firearm offense
Lance Allen Daniels, 37, of rural Villard was charged in Pope County District Court with interference with privacy against a minor under 18 and being a felon in possession of a firearm. On March 24, the Pope County Sheriff's Office investigated a complaint of an adult male watching...
March 30, 2017 - 2:19pm
November 4, 2016
Krafts honored as Operators of the Year
The Minnesota Resort and Campground Association recently named Harold and Rosemarie Kraft from Canary Beach Resort in Villard 2016 Operators of the Year. The award was presented during the association's Fall Conference Oct. 25-27 at Arrowwood Resort and Conference Center in Alexandria....
November 4, 2016 - 12:00pm
October 17, 2016
Villard man killed in crash in Westport
A 71-year-old Villard man was killed in a two-vehicle crash in Westport Saturday. Dominic Marthaler, 20, of Sauk Centre was driving a Ford F350 south on 110th Ave. at Highway 28 in Pope County while Susan Kuseske, 70, was driving a Buick Lucerne east at the same location at about...
October 17, 2016 - 10:19am
October 30, 2015
Burnin' it up
Fire was ablaze Tuesday night in Forada, shooting high in the sky. But don't worry. It was an intentional fire. The Forada and Villard fire...
October 30, 2015 - 12:00am
September 2, 2015
Villard man cited for driving 115 mph
A Villard man was pulled over on Monday, August 24, for going 115 miles per hour in a 55-mph zone. At 6:32 p.m. on County Road 4, a Douglas County deputy clocked a 2013 Dodge Charger going 68 mph in a 55 zone. The vehicle was traveling westbound and turned north onto County...
September 2, 2015 - 12:00am
August 7, 2015
Former Villard firefighter charged with arson
A former firefighter for the Villard Fire Department is charged with arson for allegedly setting a grass fire in the Villard area on April 11. Nathan Ray Glaser, 21, of Villard made an initial court appearance Tuesday on felony charges of second-degree arson, wildfire arson and negligent...
August 7, 2015 - 12:00am
May 1, 2015
Villard earns grant for road upgrade
The city of Villard was approved to receive a $250,000 grant from the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) to assist with the reconstruction of Grove Lake Avenue. The project is designed to improve access to Massman Automation Designs and provide opportunities...
May 1, 2015 - 12:00am
March 26, 2014
Ski injury poses questions about safety
A significant injury suffered by a 15-year-old Villard resident and Sauk Centre High School student recently has raised questions about safety practices for downhill skiers and snowboarders. Sauk Centre ninth grader Katelyn Gierke was skiing at Andes Tower Hills earlier this month...
March 26, 2014 - 12:00am
Reward turns tragic on the slopes
Villard girl severely injured on school ski trip
March 26, 2014 - 12:00am
May 21, 2013
UPDATE: Fatal crash near Villard Tuesday
Around 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, a two-vehicle crash was reported at the intersection of State Highway 28 and 150th Street (Pope County Road 29),...
May 21, 2013 - 1:28pm
August 15, 2012
Class Reunion - Villard to hold All-School Reunion on September 8
The Villard All-School Reunion will be held on Saturday, September 8 at the Corral in Nelson. Social hour is from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. with dinner to follow. The honored class is the Class of 1962. For reservations, call Anita Gerdes Kovar at (320) 763-1610 or Margo Fierke Hoffman...
August 15, 2012 - 12:00am
July 13, 2011
The Villard all-school reunion is set for Saturday, September 10 at the Corral in Nelson. The honored class is the class of 1961. Social hour is from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. with dinner to follow. For reservations, call Anita Gerdes Kovar at (320) 763-1610 or Margo Feirke Hoffman at (320)...
July 13, 2011 - 12:00am
February 4, 2011
Explosion damages pig farm in Villard
No one was injured and no livestock lost in an explosion and a fire reported around 5:40 p.m. Tuesday at the Paul Fiedler pig farm in rural Villard. According to the Stearns County Sheriff's Office, the Sauk Centre, Melrose and Villard fire departments, plus the Sauk Centre Ambulance...
February 4, 2011 - 12:00am
July 21, 2010
Villard all-school reunion
A Villard all-school reunion will be held Saturday, September 11 at the Corral in Nelson. Social hour will be from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. followed by dinner. The honored class is the class of 1960. For reservations, call Pat at (320) 554-6779 or June at (320) 554-3338.
July 21, 2010 - 11:11am