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Holy Week story comes to life
Law enforcement blotter: March 27 - March 29, 2015
Peak Wind Gusts
Saturday night rain totals
Big laughs at Lifestyles Expo (w/video)
Figure skaters wrap up season with ice review show (w/video)
Maddock qualifies for hoop shoot nationals
How they're doing now: Fearing, Stockert earn early playing time at NDSU
Season begins for Card bowlers
Tonic Sol-Fa kicks off 2015 tour in Alexandria
Recognize outstanding service with nomination
Realizing Christ’s passion
Church rallies together to warm pastor
Engaged - Wesen and Sczepanski
Births - Douglas County Hospital through March 24
Engaged - Hoeper - Erickson
Engaged - Carlson and Auran
Engaged - Lee and Mairs
Five generations of carvers
Wildlife of Douglas County: Northern shrike
Rudy Zwieg Decoy Show packs the RCC
Nohre talks state of local deer herd
A knack for carving
Mary Peterson, 69
Verlyn Phipps, 85
Maycel Clark, 89
Gerald L. Robinson, 82
Funeral -James Waage, 56
Echo Press Editorial: Should Alexandria allow food trucks?
It's Our Turn: Saving my pet helped save me
Special interest groups trump science
Discussion continues on buffer strips
Bill would not fund program
Funding expanded for ag programs
Family farms: backbone of agriculture
Demand high for wetlands program
There are benefits to ‘growing up’
Spring issues topic of meeting in Glenwood
GRAIFA bands together for Someplace Safe
County hospital named Blue Distinction Center+
Ecumen Bethany Community named a best workplace
ATCC, Felling trailers get grant for job training
Scholarship offered to individual in a health-related field
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
May 19, 2014
Thunderstorm rumbles through county
A thunderstorm is rumbling through Douglas County this morning, bringing a heavy downpour of rain along with hail in some areas. Pea-sized hail was reported in Hoffman. The forecast calls for a chance of thunderstorm through this afternoon and evening, and more rain is predicted...
May 19, 2014 - 9:42am
April 11, 2014
70s at last!
Finally, spring! Wednesday brought plenty of sunshine and a high temperature of 74 degrees, five degrees shy of a record for April 9. It’s been a long, cold wait for temperatures to hit that sweet 70s spot – 180 days, in fact. The last time it happened was back on October...
April 11, 2014 - 12:00am
March 31, 2014
I-94 closed from Fargo to Bismarck; I-29 from Fargo to Canada
By Forum News Service The North Dakota Department of Transportation and the Highway Patrol on Monday have closed Interstate 94 from Fargo to Bismarck and Interstate 29 from Fargo to the Canadian border. US Highway 2 is also closed from Devils Lake to Grand Forks, the NDDOT...
news / region
March 31, 2014 - 4:37pm
Fargo braces for big blizzard; Douglas County expected to get 3 inches
By Archie Ingersoll, Forum News Service FARGO – Forecasters are confident we’ll see two things today: heavy snow and howling winds. A major storm is predicted to sock the Red River Valley, bringing 10 to 20 inches of snow and 30 to 40 mph winds, with gusts over 50 mph,...
March 31, 2014 - 10:11am
March 18, 2014
UPDATE 6 A.M. Bad weather closes several schools in area today
Alexandria, Brandon-Evansville and Osakis schools are closed today, Tuesday, because of the bad weather. Douglas County is under a multi-stage winter storm warming until 7 a.m. Wednesday.
March 18, 2014 - 5:28am
February 27, 2014
Minnewaska Area Schools two hours late
Minnewaska Area Schools are running two hours late this morning, Thursday, because of the bad weather. Strong winds are causing low visibility on roads in open areas.
February 27, 2014 - 5:44am
February 20, 2014
UPDATE 8:05 a.m. Blizzard warning closes Alexandria, Osakis schools
Several schools in the Douglas County area are closed or running two hours late Friday morning because of the bad weather. Alexandria and Osakis schools are closed. As of 8:05 a.m. Friday, schools with late starts include Brandon-Evansville, Minnewaska, Parkers Prairie and West...
February 20, 2014 - 9:45pm
January 26, 2014
UPDATE 7 a.m. Bad weather closes, delays schools in area Monday
Hundreds of schools across Minnesota have announced they will be closed Monday because of the bad weather. In the Douglas County area, Alexandria, Brandon-Evansville, Minnewaska, Osakis, Parkers Prairie and West Central Area schools are closed. Alexandria Technical and Communtiy...
January 26, 2014 - 4:08pm
I-94 from Moorhead to Alexandria closes
The Minnesota Department of Transportation and the Minnesota State Patrol will close the following roads in west central Minnesota at 4 p.m. due to strong winds, blowing snow and whiteout conditions: · Interstate 94 from Moorhead to Alexandria · Highway...
January 26, 2014 - 3:47pm