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Local transportation needs: safe roads, dedicated funds
Law enforcement blotter: April 23, 2015
A new christian school here?
Safety and savings highlight District 206 School Board meeting
Church Maypole tradition returns
Bluedogs baseball forced to fold
Sports schedule for Friday, April 24
Sports roundup from Thursday, April 23
WCA boys golf fifth at Ortonville
Nohre named Most Valuable for Knights
Arts accessibility grant offered
Youth and parents invited to ‘Xtreme’ event
Restored organ to be the star at recital
Mount Carmel offers women’s retreat
Connecting Faith to Life: Faith, uncertainty and doubt
Engaged - Anderson and Jennissen
Births - Douglas County Hospital through April 21, 2015
Engaged - Lanoue and Negen
Births - Douglas County Hospital through April 6, 2015
Engaged - Owen and Moran
A morning to remember
Teaching moment in the turkey woods
Hunters asked to help with HPAI surveillance
DNR offers guidance for cleaning wild turkeys
Wildlife of Douglas county: Wild turkey
Funeral - Dennis Tuel Sr., 79
Service - William Stone, 93
Death Notice - Douglas Nordmeyer, 88
Myrna Hammar, 73
Dennis Tuel Sr., 79
Are you ready, really ready, to launch?
What happened to Rose City... and will your town be next?
A Bible meditation for Earth Day
World-class concert to be held in Alexandria
Low wages are real reason for napping
Stay off the grass!
Farmers should file certification form by June 1
Largest Minnesota Grown Directory released
Ask a Trooper: Can irrigators legally spray water over a highway?
Assistance to help honeybee, livestock, farm-raised fish producers
First solar sale
Dilley Zimny Insurance named a top agency partner
Contributed Widseth Smith Nolting raises funds for food shelf
Funding available for home repairs
Operation Round Up grants announced
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
September 30, 2012
Morris to host Hugo and Nebula award-winner Lois McMaster Bujold
The University of Minnesota, Morris will welcome award-winning science fiction and fantasy author Lois McMaster Bujold on Tuesday, October 9, at 7 p.m. in Imholte Hall 109. The author will be reading from her latest book and taking questions from the audience; a reception is scheduled...
news / region
September 30, 2012 - 1:33pm
September 17, 2012
Lake Region Writers Conference set October 6
Lake Region Writers Network (LRWN) brings its well-received writers' conference back for the fourth year. Last year's conference prompted comments such as: "A good rewarding experience that would bring out the writer in any of us." The 2012 conference, "The Writer's Journey," features...
news / region
September 17, 2012 - 11:24am
June 27, 2012
Judging a book by its cover
Contrary to the old adage, Jessica Larum judges books by the cover - especially when they show her own work. When Alexandria author Gretchen Nelson asked Larum, an incoming senior at Jefferson High School (JHS) in Alexandria, to design the cover of her latest book, Mary: A Study...
June 27, 2012 - 12:00am
June 1, 2012
Former Echo Press reporter writes mystery novel
Former Alexandria resident and Echo Press reporter Joe Albert recently released a fiction novel called Two Shots. Set in Bemidji, Albert's first novel features a conservation officer named Tony Leach. The book, a mystery/thriller, takes readers into the investigation of the murder...
June 1, 2012 - 12:00am
April 18, 2012
Manuscripts being sought
The Lake Region Writers Network is seeking manuscripts for the second edition of the Lake Region Review. They seek quality fiction, creative nonfiction and poetry by writers in Minnesota and the eastern Dakotas, especially from those with personal connections to the region. The...
April 18, 2012 - 12:00am
September 14, 2011
An 'in-the-closet' writer finds her confidence
"I write because I love to write - not because I have to," Alexandria's Becky Cox, author of Tommy the Timid Turtle, said. "When my kids are...
September 14, 2011 - 12:00am
May 21, 2010
Mike Troy is a natural-born storyteller. In the library of his old farmhouse in Miltona Township, he sits in his rocking chair, telling stories...
May 21, 2010 - 12:00am