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Concerned citizens organize to stop B-E school vote
After budget veto, Minnesota Senate plans to shut down in July; House in September
Four arrested in Evansville drug bust
WATCH: ACLU releases video showing 'excessive force' by southwest Minnesota drug task force agent
For the record
Hundreds gather at Fireman's Field for celebration night in Carlos
Alexandria trap team sends squad to state
Legion Baseball: Post 188 tops Osakis at home
Mission accomplished: Parkers Prairie baseball gets its title a year later
State baseball: Hibbing, Marshall both stun Cards with walk-offs as Alexandria finishes fourth in Class AAA
Expanding Outreach: Food Shelf celebrates expansion
Schjei Country to perform at West Moe Church
Alexandria actors play key roles in Barrett play
Sweetland runs this week at Theatre L'Homme Dieu
Ham radio demonstration June 24-25
Engaged - Strater and Lambert
Engaged - Bruzik and Johnson
Engaged - Fogelson and Gibbons
Engaged - Teichert and Kelly
Engaged - Schmidt and Murray
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
Osakis walleye tourney set for this weekend
Janice "Jan" Larsen
Timothy J. Olson
Orville Arnold Botner
Lorraine Van Santen
Mary Anna Louise Swenson
Commentary: Water wells are safe
Editorial: Newspapers still top choice for news
In the Know: Help available for businesses
Observations from the Archives: 1992: Eurasian milfoil appears in Lake Oscar
It's Our Turn: Building a solid foundation
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??
Chamber holds 26th annual golf tournament
Tolkkinen joins Echo Press staff
JCI Minnesota looking for outstanding young Minnesotans
Lake Carlos Marina under new ownership
Vaagenes receives hospital award
hires and promotions
On The Street
September 12, 2012
Ask a trooper: Warnings issued over large vans
Question: I've heard some information about the dangers of a 15-passenger van. I was surprised at some of the information and I believe it is very valuable, so can you please write about it? Some of these vehicles are still being driven. Answer: Yes, even the National Highway Traffic...
September 12, 2012 - 12:00am
November 21, 2011
Beware of thin ice, warns DNR
In the light of a near tragedy in Anoka County this weekend, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is reminding parents to caution their children to stay off ponds, streams and other water bodies that now have a thin coating of ice. Sunday afternoon, an 8-year-old...
November 21, 2011 - 3:22pm
January 3, 2011
MDA issues consumer advisory for Pepin Heights Orchard apple cider
The Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) and Pepin Heights Orchard are advising consumers to avoid drinking Pepin Heights Orchard brand apple cider after department laboratory tests found the product may be contaminated with a type of mold toxin called patulin. Any consumers...
January 3, 2011 - 9:58am
December 20, 2010
UPDATE 2 P.M. Snow closes some schools in area
Several schools in the Douglas County are closed or will be closing because of bad weather. West Central Area School and Minnewaska Schools are both closed. Brandon and Evansville schools will both be closing at 1:15 p.m. No after-school events will be held. Osakis and Parkers...
December 20, 2010 - 2:00pm
December 15, 2010
Winter storm warning includes Alexandria area
A winter storm warning has been issued for portions of west central, central and central Minnesota from late this afternoon into Thursday. Snowfall totals of 4 to 8 inches are expected in the warning area, with the greatest amounts expected to run from near Alexandria and Morris...
December 15, 2010 - 3:42pm
On thin ice
Thinking about taking the snowmobile or fish house out? Hold your horses! Despite the cold temperatures and winter's early arrival, the ice...
December 15, 2010 - 12:00am
December 12, 2010
Ag leaders warn Minnesotans about invasive vine mistaken for holiday staple
ST. PAUL, Minn.
December 12, 2010 - 11:35am
November 24, 2010
Thanksgiving travelers warned as storm moves in
DETROIT LAKES, Minn.--(12:10 p.m.) The Minnesota Departments of Transportation (MnDOT) and Public Safety encourage motorists to use their winter driving skills for the Thanksgiving holiday travel period, as winter storms move through the state beginning Wednesday and continuing through...
November 24, 2010 - 12:36pm
January 22, 2010
Warnings issued over cadmium toys, jewelry
U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar has sent a letter to Senate Commerce Committee Chairman Jay Rockefeller urging a hearing on the use of cadmium, a poisonous metal, in children's jewelry and toys manufactured in China. Klobuchar also sent a letter to Inez Tenenbaum, chairman of the Consumer...
January 22, 2010 - 12:00am
January 13, 2010
Advisory issued for contaminated Parkers Farm products
The Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) is alerting consumers to avoid eating certain peanut butter, cheese, salsa, cream cheese bagel spreads, dips and spreads produced by Parkers Farm, Inc., of Coon Rapids. The warning was issued after the state agriculture department's product...
January 13, 2010 - 12:00am
January 11, 2010
Health advisory issued about Parkers Farm products
The Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) is alerting consumers to avoid eating certain peanut butter, cheese, salsa, cream cheese bagel spreads, dips and spreads produced by Parkers Farm, Inc., of Coon Rapids, Minnesota, after state agriculture department product sampling determined...
January 11, 2010 - 9:27am
March 31, 2009
MnDOT: Don't travel on I-94 between Alexandria and Moorhead
Due to deteriorating conditions, the Minnesota Department of Transportation and Minnesota State Patrol strongly advise no travel on Interstate 94 between Alexandria and Moorhead and Highway 10 between Moorhead and Detroit Lakes. A no travel advisory was issued earlier today for west...
March 31, 2009 - 2:31pm
March 30, 2009
Winter storm headed Douglas County's way
Douglas County and most of west central and central Minnesota remains under a winter storm warning today, Tuesday, although the snowfall amounts are expected to be less than earlier predicted. Between 5 and 9 inches of accumulation is now expected to develop this morning and into...
March 30, 2009 - 11:32am
February 11, 2009
Food warning issued over brand of alfalfa sprouts
The Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) has issued a consumer advisory for Jack and The Green Sprouts brand alfalfa sprouts after routine product testing found a package of the product to contain Salmonella bacteria. This product contamination is not associated with the ongoing...
February 11, 2009 - 12:00am
January 3, 2009
Winter storm warning changed to weather advisory
The winter storm warning that had been issued for Douglas County today has been changed to a winter weather advisory. Total daytime accumulations for today, Saturday, are still expected to be significant, ranging from three to seven inches, according to the National Weather Service. The...
January 3, 2009 - 12:00am