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Law Enforcement Blotter: Monday, August 21
Northern Minn. man arrested for DUI trying to take son to hospital after he fell in fire
Moments of silence
Update: Boy helped sister escape before his death in rollover
Solar Eclipse: 1:05
Lacrosse to AAHS?
Sports schedule for Tuesday, Aug. 22
B-E Golf Tournament fundraiser postponed
Sports schedule for Monday, Aug. 21
Tennis: Osakis starts 2-0 at Pequot Lakes
Garden experiment produces sky-high sunflowers
Refresher courses offered for older drivers
Christian group forms to challenge government corruption, tyranny
Johnson - Engebretson
Northern on Brophy
Beau knows bass
Lecy strings some nice ones
Lake Ida Tourney sets record weight for Reel Team Bass
DNR: Starry stonewort confirmed in Lake Minnewaska
Jon Thomas Dingwall Jr.
Angeline "Angie" K. Blake
Lois D. Anderson
Irene M. Larson
James "Jim" K. Davern
Letter: Minneapolis' move to restrict menthol is inspiring
THUMBS UP/THUMBS DOWN: Views of the Echo Press Editorial Board
It's Our Turn: Will we let hatred divide us?
Letter: We need to work and pray together
Commentary: Think of the possibilities new school would bring
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
Millerville gets hands-on with butter
Glenwood resort receives Century Resort designation
Minnesota adds 7,700 jobs in July; unemployment rate unchanged
Grant helps Glenwood with downtown facelift
Leadership change at Runestone Museum
Schwan's announces acquisitions as frozen food company beefs up its pizza business
hires and promotions
on the street
August 14, 2017
3 inches of rain adds to already wet summer
If you think this summer has been wetter than normal, you're right, the National Weather Service says. Three inches of rain fell in Alexandria...
August 14, 2017 - 7:06pm
(WDAY-WDAZ) The National Weather Service has issued its storm damage survey of last Tuesday’s storms. The most impressive storm produced four...
July 14, 2017 - 9:04pm
July 6, 2017
Lightning provides unexpected encore to fireworks
Some surprised Alexandria residents awoke at 4 a.m. Wednesday morning to an encore of the Fourth of July fireworks, only this time nature lit...
July 6, 2017 - 4:14pm
June 14, 2017
Update: Storm damages property across Douglas County; tornadoes spotted in Stevens
Storms on Tuesday evening downed trees and damaged property in Douglas County.
June 14, 2017 - 8:23am
June 11, 2017
Sunday storms pack a punch
PENNOCK, Minn. — A family dairy operation west of Willmar was hit hard by a powerful storm that rolled through west central Minnesota...
June 11, 2017 - 10:33pm
May 1, 2017
A MAY DAY SNOW
A truck spreads sand on McKay Avenue in Alexandria on Monday morning after a heavy, wet snow made the first day of May look more like March....
May 1, 2017 - 3:54pm
March 6, 2017
2 reported tornadoes in Minnesota could be record
ZIMMERMAN, Minn. -- A pair of tornadoes reportedly touched down in Minnesota on Monday as a band of severe weather moved through the Midwest....
March 6, 2017 - 11:19pm
February 26, 2017
Wisconsin elderly couple's perplexing death may never be explained
SUPERIOR, Wis.—When a meter reader discovered the bodies of Richard Ellison and Shirley Johnson four days before Christmas, they were frozen,...
February 26, 2017 - 1:30pm
February 25, 2017
Preparing for the Polar Plunge w/video
Law enforcement students from Alexandria Technical and Community College along with law enforcement officers were clearing a spot on Lake Darling...
February 25, 2017 - 12:18pm
February 22, 2017
Warm-up has Polar Plunge on the move
Record-breaking temperatures are wreaking havoc on this weekend's Alexandria Polar Plunge. The Special Olympics Minnesota fundraiser is set...
February 22, 2017 - 6:00am
February 3, 2017
Weather watchers wanted
Clayton Lewis of Carlos may not be good at predicting the weather, he said, but he sure has a knack for collecting weather data. Lewis has been...
February 3, 2017 - 6:00am
January 18, 2017
EDITORIAL: When bad weather and fast drivers collide
Readers may remember the “thumbs up” the newspaper gave to smart drivers for their safe, careful actions after the first snowstorm of the...
January 18, 2017 - 8:00am
LETTER: Use caution during Minnesota winters
To the editor: As you may know, winter in Minnesota can be frigid. Not everyone knows the proper precautions to take during this cold season. Here are some tips we think might help: First, make sure you are dressing in layers. Winter weather is not only cold, but wet, and having multiple...
January 18, 2017 - 8:00am
January 10, 2017
Area schools closing early - updated 11:30 a.m.
The snowstorm, with its blowing and drifting snow, is causing some area schools to close early for today, Tuesday, Jan. 10.
January 10, 2017 - 10:35am
January 5, 2017
Absolute zero: Minnesota winters rated worst in the U.S.
Minnesota's infamous winters are the absolute worst, the most miserable of anywhere in the U.S, according to the website thrillist.com. The...
January 5, 2017 - 9:32am