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'Good progress' reported on Highway 29 bridge in south Alexandria
Law enforcement blotter: Thursday, August 25
'Awesome' State Fair opens with more security
Motorcycle crash victim says gear saved his life
Search continues for victim as two boats collide on Park Rapids lake
Girls tennis: Osakis ties for seventh at Delano tourney
Girls soccer: Tie tests Alex to begin season
Sports schedule for Friday, August 26
A chance for another title for Carlos Whitecaps
Hobie's new toy: Released in April, the Eclipse paddleboard draws intrigue
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
February 23, 2011
Minnesota unions, governor support Wisconsin workers
ST. PAUL -- A thousand Minnesota union workers, some still wearing their hard hats, rallied in the state Capitol after work Tuesday to show support for their Wisconsin brethren who are fighting a Republican governor and legislators working to remove most public employee bargaining...
February 23, 2011 - 9:08am
December 13, 2010
Blizzard tied to 2 deaths; man dies of roof collapse, another struck by snowplow
HUDSON, Wis.-- St. Croix County recorded two deaths Saturday tied to heavy snowfall in western Wisconsin. An elderly Woodville man was killed when he was struck by a municipal plow and a rural Hudson man died after the roof of a livestock shelter collapsed, pinning him beneath. Clifford...
December 13, 2010 - 1:05pm
June 16, 2010
Olson, Badgers row to 7th
Alexandria native Ahna Olson and the University of Wisconsin rowing team wrapped up its season with a seventh-place finish at the NCAA Rowing Championships on May 30. Olson and the rest of her teammates in the varsity-eight boat wrapped up the three-day event with a fourth-place...
June 16, 2010 - 12:00am
May 12, 2010
Rowing to a Big Ten title
From a tryout she expected to go nowhere to a Big Ten champion four years later. That is the road Alexandria native Ahna Olson has taken with...
May 12, 2010 - 12:00am
February 16, 2010
Record 212-pound sturgeon speared in Wisconsin believed to be 100 years old
OSHKOSH, Wis. - A Wisconsin wildlife official says the record-setting sturgeon speared over the weekend may have been more than 100 years old. Ron...
February 16, 2010 - 12:22pm
February 4, 2010
Feds seize pet food, other food items from Wisconsin warehouse infested with rodents
ELLSWORTH, Wis. - More than 1,500 cases of food were seized by U.S. Marshals Tuesday from Mid-States Closeouts, a warehouse distribution center here. The federal Food and Drug Administration announced Wednesday that both human and animal food were seized under a warrant issued by...
February 4, 2010 - 12:18pm
January 14, 2010
Golden pheasant back with owners
SUPERIOR, Wis. - A Chinese golden pheasant captured by Superior Police Monday as it was wandering in a rail yard has been returned to its rightful owners. The brightly colored rooster was reunited Tuesday evening after being picked up by Debbie Waters, education director for Hawk...
January 14, 2010 - 8:03am
January 12, 2010
Superior, Wis., police capture exotic bird
SUPERIOR, Wis. - First was the goat captured at the Superior waste treatment plant last month, and now Superior Police Sgt. Dan Hawkin reports police have captured what they believe to be a Chinese pheasant. Hawkin said a railroad crew under a viaduct spotted the bird about 5:30...
January 12, 2010 - 1:41pm
January 9, 2010
Superior man charged with trespassing on his own land will get a trial
SUPERIOR, Wis. - A 27-year-old Superior man's trial for trespassing on his own land has been set for April. Jeremy Engelking is charged with trespassing on a construction site and disorderly conduct. He was arrested Dec. 2 after confronting a crew of workers installing a pipeline...
January 9, 2010 - 8:06am
January 5, 2010
Dog stabbed with plastic spoon has to be euthanized
ROBERTS, Wis. - A man here has been arrested for mistreating a dog after he allegedly injured it with a plastic spoon, leading to its death. The incident happened on New Year's Day in Roberts. St. Croix County authorities said the nine-month-old Golden lab was screaming for a couple...
January 5, 2010 - 12:36pm
December 15, 2009
Wisconsin, Minnesota end tax talks
A $40 million disagreement means people who live in Minnesota or Wisconsin and work in the other state will need to file income tax returns in both. "A final nail in the issue," is how Minnesota Revenue Commissioner Ward Einess described the situation. The commissioner and Wisconsin...
December 15, 2009 - 2:36pm
October 2, 2009
Minnesota ends income tax reciprocity with Wisconsin
The state of Minnesota has decided to end its income tax reciprocity program with Wisconsin, effective January 1, 2010. As a result, Minnesota residents who work in Wisconsin will be required to file returns in both states next year. Termination of the reciprocity agreement will...
October 2, 2009 - 12:00am
January 13, 2009
Ethel Krantiz (Dolly Doll), age 66 of Minong, Wis., lost her long battle with cancer on Jan. 10, 2009 at the Spooner, Wis. Hospital. Dolly was...
January 13, 2009 - 12:00am
December 1, 2008
Two men from area die in Wisconsin crash
Two men from the Douglas County area died after their truck hit a bridge guardrail in northwest Wisconsin Sunday morning. Richard "Rick" Klimek,...
December 1, 2008 - 12:00am
Rick Nelson, age 30 of River Falls, Wis. died on Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2008 as the result of an automobile accident. Rick was born the son of...
December 1, 2008 - 12:00am