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Law Enforcement Blotter: Tuesday, August 22
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
Sports schedule for Wednesday, Aug. 23
Eagles Horseshoe League standings
Alexandria chiropractor helps Gophers, USA wrestling compete at top form
Lacrosse to AAHS?
Sports schedule for Tuesday, Aug. 22
Discovery school open house Aug. 30
Garden experiment produces sky-high sunflowers
Refresher courses offered for older drivers
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
Echo Press editorial: How to defuse hate-filled protests
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
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
May 10, 2013
Andes Tower Hills open in May for first time
Andes Tower Hills Ski/Snowboard and Cross Country Ski Area, located near Alexandria, opened the hills to the public for the last time this snow...
May 10, 2013 - 12:00am
April 19, 2013
Photo of the Week - Robins
Roma Thompson of Alexandria took this photo of a tree full of robins. They were hungrily eating berries off the tree. She took it on April 14,...
April 19, 2013 - 12:00am
April 17, 2013
Central Lakes winter All-conference teams
DANCE-HIGH KICK SARTELL - Amanda Smith, Ashley Bartlett, Jenna Runge, Grayce Kelm, Natalie McIntire, Ashley Rgnier. BRAINERD - Abbie Browne, Cierra Meyer Berg, Grace Gilbertson, Brianna Niemeyer, Hayle Norton, Emily Breitling. ST. CLOUD TECH- Cheyenna Gohman, Teia Gustafson, Raquel...
April 17, 2013 - 12:00am
March 22, 2013
Passion drama cancelled because of wintry weather
The annual Passion Drama presented by members of Zion Lutheran and Good Shepherd Lutheran churches of Alexandria has been cancelled this year...
March 22, 2013 - 12:00am
March 20, 2013
Passion Drama in Alexandria cancelled this year
The popular Passion Drama organized by Zion Lutheran and Good Shepherd Lutheran churches has been cancelled this year because of the lingering wintry conditions. The outdoor production was scheduled for March 24 and 26. Instead, Zion Lutheran Church will instead open its sanctuary...
March 20, 2013 - 9:39am
The winter that won't go away
Enough already! That seemed to be the collective mood in Douglas County Monday after another winter storm wrecked routines, closed roads and...
March 20, 2013 - 12:00am
March 8, 2013
The ever-shifting wintry weather is causing a familiar sight in Douglas County: ice dams. They occur when heat leaks into an attic and melts...
March 8, 2013 - 12:00am
February 22, 2013
Photo of the Week - Winter wonderland
Alexandria was transformed into a white winter wonderland last Saturday when Tara Stock took this photo. "It was a beautiful morning, so I...
February 22, 2013 - 12:00am
February 15, 2013
Weathering the storm
It can be hard to imagine anything surviving some of the elements that Minnesota winters can throw at wildlife across the state. From 40-degree...
February 15, 2013 - 12:00am
February 13, 2013
A heavy dose of winter
Snowblowers got a workout in Douglas County Sunday and Monday. More than a foot of snow was reported in parts of the county, including 14 inches...
February 13, 2013 - 12:00am
January 11, 2013
Celebrate winter with Frozen Ole weekend
Don't miss the pond hockey tournament that will be held without a pond this weekend! The Frozen Ole Pond Hockey Championships will be held on...
January 11, 2013 - 12:00am
Free winter activities offered in area parks
Community Education is offering the following free classes this winter in area parks. CROSS COUNTRY SKI OUTING Runestone Park in Kensington will offer cross country skiing. Bring equipment or contact the Bike and Fitness Company in Alexandria to borrow equipment (free rentals will...
January 11, 2013 - 12:00am
It's a SAD time of year
From sunrise to sunset, Minnesotans will have less than 10 hours to catch some sunlight in January. Even though daylight hours are steadily increasing, winter's wrath more than likely is enduring among those with seasonal affective disorder (SAD). First diagnosed in 1984, SAD is...
January 11, 2013 - 12:00am
December 22, 2012
Myth: Ice dams only form around gutters
As severe winter weather arrives, so do property damage risks as a result of ice dams. In fact, ice dams during freezing temperatures can cause thousands of dollars in property damage, according to the Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety (IBHS). During freezing weather,...
December 22, 2012 - 12:16pm
December 19, 2012
State park winter activities planned
Lake Carlos State Park will offer multiple nature programs throughout the month of January. Following is a list of events. For more information on any of them, visit www.dnr.state.mn.us/events or call (320) 852-7200. Tuesday, January 1 1 to 4 p.m. First day hike: Meet at Lake...
December 19, 2012 - 12:00am