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AgweekTV: Canola is king
Out-musseling the mussels: Researcher hopeful of new tactic against invasive species
Alexandria celebrates in the streets
Meeting to address help for those with autism
Legion Baseball: Rain delays Alex-Moorhead game until Saturday morning
Junior Legion: Blacks win District 9 title
The pitch for horseshoes
Storhaug locks up first triathlon win in Clearwater
Legion Baseball: Alex tops Fergus in substate opener
VFW Auxiliary to host salad luncheon
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
At Douglas County Library: Fun socks, Legos and oh yeah, books!
Tickets available for 25th chamber music festival
Lakes museum plans events for book lovers
Engaged - Friedrichs and Werk
Engaged - Batcher and Janssen
Engaged - Berglin and Kolden
Engaged - Gearman and Whiting
Wedding - Karthikeyan and Freborg
Should have got a bigger net: Eight-year old lands 50-incher on Miltona
Mike Frisch: Froggin' for big bass
Plenty of panfish for annual Senior Fishing Day
A booming bass bite: Local tournament circuit finds success on area lakes
Morken: Summer deer-hunting work will pay off in the fall
Clifford W. Wunderlich
Lois Elaine Lindberg
Joy L. McWhorter
Jean A. Johnson
Letter: Welcome sign needs attention
Views by the Echo Press Editorial Board: Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down
Letter: State's budget process is concerning
Commentary: Look at the big picture for B-E
Echo Press Editorial: Beware of storm-damage rebate offers
Millerville gets hands-on with butter
Tractors to parade down 36 mile memory lane
Douglas County 4-H campers
Cattlemen invite public to July 11 get-together
4-H announces K-3 summer camps
A new place for ink opens in Alexandria
Author Faith Sullivan to sign books in Alexandria
Knute Nelson partners with Centrex Rehab, adds memory care unit
Glenwood State Bank joins top workplace list
New wedding venue opens in Alexandria
hires and promotions
On The Street
June 1, 2017
Minn. trucker charged in road rage incident
WILLMAR, Minn. — A Willmar truck driver is facing two criminal charges stemming from an alleged road rage incident last month on Minnesota...
June 1, 2017 - 4:54pm
May 25, 2017
Willmar hospital and clinic seek affiliation with CentraCare of St. Cloud
WILLMAR, Minn.—Rice Memorial Hospital and Affiliated Community Medical Centers formally agreed to a letter of intent Wednesday, May 24,...
May 25, 2017 - 11:42am
April 16, 2017
Country club's former golf pro, general manager accused of stealing $292K
NEW LONDON, Minn. — The former general manager of the Little Crow Country Club, has been charged with one count of theft-divert corporate...
April 16, 2017 - 8:49am
April 13, 2017
Contract for Ridgewater College president won't be renewed
WILLMAR, Minn. — Ridgewater College President Douglas Allen has told friends and colleagues that he has not been offered a contract renewal...
April 13, 2017 - 6:40am
April 6, 2017
Minnesota man charged with bias-motivated assault on Somali cab driver
ST. CLOUD, Minn.— A Willmar man has been charged with bias-motivated assault after a Somali cab driver said he was choked by a passenger...
April 6, 2017 - 5:18pm
March 24, 2017
MN man accused of following woman, girl for more than 20 miles
WILLMAR, Minn. — A 26-year-old New London man is accused of stalking a woman and a girl in his vehicle, following their vehicle at close distance...
March 24, 2017 - 9:25am
March 10, 2017
Alexandria man’s sex charge dismissed, guilty on misdemeanor
An Alexandria man who was previously charged with a felony sex crime has pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor. Michael Benham, 46, was sentenced Thursday, March 9, in Kandiyohi County District Court in Willmar on a gross misdemeanor charge of interfering with privacy. He was sentenced...
March 10, 2017 - 12:20pm
February 6, 2017
Man dies after head-on crash near Olivia
OLIVIA—A Redwood Falls man died Monday morning, Feb. 6, in a head-on crash with a semi truck on U.S. Highway 71, south of Olivia. The...
February 6, 2017 - 11:12am
January 17, 2017
Willmar businessman to be re-sentenced on criminal sexual conduct charges
WILLMAR, Minn. – Willmar businessman Peter Hoagland, currently serving nearly 19 years in prison for sexually abusing young boys in the 1980s...
January 17, 2017 - 6:54pm
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 16, 2016
Wagon driver injured when horses spooked dies
WILLMAR, Minn. — Fred Zwart, the horse-drawn wagon driver injured in a Saturday crash during a Christmas light celebration in rural Willmar,...
December 16, 2016 - 9:15am
December 12, 2016
Christmas horse-drawn wagon driver who crashed still in critical condition; report says he also had heart attack
WILLMAR, Minn. – A horse-drawn wagon driver was still in critical condition Monday evening, two days after his wagon carrying 15 passengers...
December 12, 2016 - 9:24pm
December 11, 2016
Update: Driver seriously injured in holiday wagon accident near Willmar
WILLMAR, Minn. — The driver of a runaway horse-drawn wagon that was carrying passengers as part of a local Christmas light celebration...
December 11, 2016 - 1:10pm
December 9, 2016
COMMENTARY: Take a look at how Minnesota turkeys are raised
Robert Orsten, President, Minnesota Turkey Research and Promotion Council, Orsten Turkeys, Willmar, MN A recent letter to the editor denounced turkey production and made several false accusations that we would like to correct.
December 9, 2016 - 8:00am
November 17, 2016
Deer wanders into MN business, headbutts owner, makes 'mischief'
WILLMAR — A daytime intruder head-butted a rural Willmar business owner, jumped over counters and tipped over boxes before fleeing out of the...
November 17, 2016 - 1:17pm