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Journalism groups intervene in Wetterling lawsuit
Law Enforcement Blotter: Monday, June 26
To vape or not to vape
Why doesn't Alexandria have a veterans memorial?
Council acts on barrier request during concerts
Vikings Speedway: Winners crowned on cool night
Baseball: Alex Junior Legion Black team takes Perham title
Baseball: Area baseball players earn All-Pheasant Conference honors
Softball: Okerlund wins Pheasant Conference MVP, McNamara COY
Rose wins MGA Senior Players Championship
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
Osakis church holds community supper
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
Wanda Jean Tramm
Janice "Jan" Larsen
Lorraine G. Van Santen
Mary Anna Louise Swenson
THUMBS UP/THUMBS DOWN: Views by the Echo Press Editorial Board
It's Our Turn: A life without my mom
Commentary: Water wells are safe
Editorial: Newspapers still top choice for news
In the Know: Help available for businesses
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 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
December 30, 2016
Cleaning up after Christmas storm
Christmas Day brought more than just presents under the tree — it brought a storm consisting of snow and ice as well as thunder and lightning,...
December 30, 2016 - 11:08am
December 28, 2016
2 dead after MN plane crashes in Florida
WILLMAR, Minn. – A plane reportedly owned by a Spicer businessman crashed in a residential neighborhood in Florida Tuesday night, Dec. 27,...
December 28, 2016 - 7:48pm
December 22, 2016
Swift County man may have died due to cold weather
BENSON, Minn. -- The Swift County Sheriff's Office in Minnesota is investigating the death of a 57-year-old rural Benson man who was found last Sunday, Dec. 18, near the Lake Hassel access north of Benson in western Minnesota.. It’s believed he may have died due to the cold weather....
December 22, 2016 - 6:02pm