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At funeral of Watkins girl, mourners try to cope with 'evil act'
Body found in Park Rapids lake; crash victim identified
DNR discovers two more cases of invasive species in Beltrami County
'Good progress' reported on Highway 29 bridge in south Alexandria
Law enforcement blotter: Thursday, August 25
Sports schedule for Saturday, August 27
Girls tennis: Osakis ties for seventh at Delano tourney
Girls soccer: Tie tests Alex to begin season
Hobie's new toy: Released in April, the Eclipse paddleboard draws intrigue
Sports schedule for Friday, August 26
Underwater Art: Decoys on display in Evansville
Robby Vee finishes out summer concert series
Harper's Chord comes to Carlos Creek Winery
Alpha Course teaches basics of faith
Strive to be a foundation for others
Births - Aug. 26, 2016
Engaged - Hanson and Lund
Births - through Aug. 12, 2016
Engaged - Dokken-McFann and Gran
Births - Aug. 3-8, 2016
DNR to close Mille Lacs walleye season next month
Morken: What the numbers say about declining hunters and anglers
Stringer full of walleyes
Work begins on statewide deer management plan
A big bass for Beau
Carol J. Hansen
William 'Bill' Bretz
Clara "Clair" A. Gustafson
Bernard "Bernie" V. Dulski
Arland E. Hirman
COMMENTARY: What they're fighting over
COMMENTARY: Clean Power Plan will penalize Minnesota
IT'S OUR TURN: Recalling the dawn of the digital age; facing its challenges
EDITORIAL: Long wait for mental health care must be fixed
IN THE KNOW: Leadership Alexandria is unique blend with strong return
Producers should consider available assistance
Monarchs, roadsides and the law
A century of family and faith
Kensington represented in Princess Kay of the Milky Way
Kalpin family recognized as 2016 U of M Farm Family
MMFCU concludes 60 Days of Giving campaign
Community solar program shining for REA
Chamber Ambassadors visit three local businesses
Celeste Edenloff returns to Echo Press
Dew Drop Inn changes ownership
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
June 28, 2013
Alexandria woman scratches off $50,000 Lottery prize
Evelyn Skrove of Alexandria likes to play bingo and the occasional scratch-off Lottery games, so the morning of June 18, she sat down with a...
June 28, 2013 - 12:00am
May 31, 2013
A double win at scene of Indy 500
Alexandria was a double winner in a special racing event that took place last Saturday on the eve of the Indy 500. First, a local company, Alexandria...
May 31, 2013 - 12:00am
May 8, 2013
Area resident wins $7,000 in Lottery
Raymond Castonguay of Alexandria recently won $7,000 by playing the Minnesota Lottery's Crossword Multiplier scratch game. He claimed the prize April 19. The winning ticket was purchased at Super America, 1422 Broadway in Alexandria. Proceeds from the Minnesota State Lottery benefit...
May 8, 2013 - 12:00am
April 17, 2013
Nelson woman wins $5,000 Lottery prize
Norma Lanoue of Nelson won $5,000 by playing the Minnesota Lottery's Lucky Lines Multiplier scratch game. She claimed the prize April 1. The winning ticket was purchased at Super America, 211 Nokomis in Alexandria. Proceeds from the Minnesota State Lottery benefit all Minnesotans....
April 17, 2013 - 12:00am
March 13, 2013
Alexandria man wins $50,000 lottery prize
Jason Qual of Alexandria won $50,000 on a Double Dollar Fortune ticket that he purchased at Holiday, 785 North Nokomis Northeast in Alexandria. Qual claimed the prize at Lottery headquarters in Roseville on March 1. Double Dollar Fortune is a $20 scratch game that offers a top prize...
March 13, 2013 - 12:00am
March 1, 2013
Alexandria man wins $82,732 jackpot
Gary Miller of Alexandria won an $82,732 Progressive Print-N-Play jackpot by playing the $5 bingo game. The Eagles, located at 526 North Nokomis in Alexandria, sold the winning ticket. Miller was all smiles but said he was "still shaking" when he arrived at the Lottery's Roseville...
March 1, 2013 - 12:00am
February 13, 2013
Deitz named Section 8AA Triple AAA winner
Ted Deitz, a senior at Jefferson High School (JHS) in Alexandria, has been named the Section 8AA Triple AAA (academics, arts and athletics) winner and will advance to state competition. Deitz and JHS senior Shanee' Herd were nominated to represent JHS in the AAA program. AAA winners...
February 13, 2013 - 12:00am
April 25, 2012
Eric Klimek wins groundwater fest logo contest
On Wednesday, May 2, nearly 500 4th grade students from Douglas County area schools will participate in the 19th annual Kids' Water Festival...
April 25, 2012 - 12:00am
January 3, 2012
Lottery ticket buyer in Douglas County wins new car
Some lucky person who bought a "Minnesota Millionaire Raffle" state Lottery ticket in Douglas County is the winner of a 2012 Ford Edge. The winner hasn't come forward yet to claim the prize - the drawing took place on January 1. The winning ticket number was 417962. In addition,...
January 3, 2012 - 4:18pm
September 7, 2011
Lakes Area Quilters announces block contest winner
Anita Ferguson was the winner of the first Lakes Area Quilters block contest at this year's Douglas County Fair. Quilt blocks were displayed...
September 7, 2011 - 12:00am
April 20, 2011
Alex doctor chosen 2011 Family Physician of Year
This Alexandria Clinic medical director is swift with a smile and a stethoscope and he's willing to don a pair of skis to save lives. Dr. Anthony...
April 20, 2011 - 12:00am
November 19, 2010
Area resident wins $10,000 in lottery
John Meyer of Alexandria recently won $10,000 playing the Lottery's Powerball game. Meyer claimed the prize November 2. The winning ticket was purchased at Cenex Convenience Store, 915 Broadway in Alexandria. Lottery players must be 18 years of age or older. If you or someone you...
November 19, 2010 - 12:00am
November 17, 2010
Pipeline Travel Plaza in Alexandria sells winning ticket worth $200,000
His job as an independent truck driver brings Doug Abel to Minnesota several days a week from his home in Portage, Wisconsin. As he was driving through Alexandria on October 21, he stopped at Pipeline Travel Plaza, 3181 Evergreen Lane SW in Alexandria for some coffee. When he paid...
November 17, 2010 - 12:00am
November 3, 2010
Area resident is a lottery winner
Cindy Stueve of Alexandria won $10,000 playing the Minnesota Lottery's $500,000 Money Match scratch game. Stueve claimed the prize October 18. The winning ticket was purchased at Holiday, 785 North Nokomis NE in Alexandria. Lottery players must be 18 years of age or older. If you...
November 3, 2010 - 12:00am
October 15, 2010
Local man wins $200,000 in Lottery game
Darrell Nelson of Alexandria recently won $200,000 playing the Minnesota Lottery's "Wild Cherry Slots" scratch-off game. The Holiday gas station at 650 50th Avenue West in Alexandria sold the winning ticket. The overall odds of winning a prize in the $10 Wild Cherry game are about...
October 15, 2010 - 12:00am