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Law enforcement blotter: March 26, 2015
News Briefs: Duluth man dies from snowmobile crash injuries on lake
What’s going on on McKay Avenue?
Should police be able to arrest legislators for driving drunk?
Ryback gives back
Maddock qualifies for hoop shoot nationals
How they're doing now: Fearing, Stockert earn early playing time at NDSU
Season begins for Card bowlers
Tonic Sol-Fa kicks off 2015 tour in Alexandria
Recognize outstanding service with nomination
Realizing Christ’s passion
Church rallies together to warm pastor
Engaged - Wesen and Sczepanski
Births - Douglas County Hospital through March 24
Engaged - Hoeper - Erickson
Engaged - Carlson and Auran
Engaged - Lee and Mairs
Five generations of carvers
Wildlife of Douglas County: Northern shrike
Rudy Zwieg Decoy Show packs the RCC
Nohre talks state of local deer herd
A knack for carving
Maycel Clark, 89
Memorial Service - Patricia Rupert, 66
Memorial Service - Verlyn Phipps, 85
Gerald L. Robinson, 82
Thomas Muzik Jr., 79
Echo Press Editorial: Should Alexandria allow food trucks?
It's Our Turn: Saving my pet helped save me
Special interest groups trump science
Discussion continues on buffer strips
Bill would not fund program
Funding expanded for ag programs
Family farms: backbone of agriculture
Demand high for wetlands program
There are benefits to ‘growing up’
Spring issues topic of meeting in Glenwood
GRAIFA bands together for Someplace Safe
County hospital named Blue Distinction Center+
Ecumen Bethany Community named a best workplace
ATCC, Felling trailers get grant for job training
Scholarship offered to individual in a health-related field
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
November 9, 2012
The other Great Escape
Donald Drum of Alexandria served in the Army during World War II. He has never shared his story until now. The raw experience he went through is a testament of the horrors of war and to those who've served our country. Drum was enlisted in the Army on November 20, 1942. He was in...
November 9, 2012 - 12:00am
September 14, 2012
Oldest WWII Military Police Officer is youngest at heart
Gene Stephens golfs a few times a week. He goes for a walk every day. He defeats his wife, Kathie, at Ping Pong and gin rummy way more than she wants to admit. With youthful exuberance and energy, the slim and trim Stephens spryly bounces around his summer home at Blakes by the...
September 14, 2012 - 12:00am
May 28, 2010
Wartime memories - times three
When Warren Dahl enlisted in the Army Air Corps, he never thought he would serve his country for 30 years - and in three wars. At almost 90...
May 28, 2010 - 12:00am
May 12, 2010
A tour of honor and gratitude
It was really something. Unbelievable. Awesome. Wonderful. This is how four World War II veterans from Alexandria described their recent trip...
May 12, 2010 - 12:00am
April 23, 2010
Miltona native featured on PBS documentary
A Miltona native will be featured in a World War II documentary to be aired nationwide on PBS Television and worldwide on National Geographic Television. The program, "Japan's Secret Super Sub," centers around a Japanese submarine, the I-400, which had the capability to carry three...
April 23, 2010 - 12:00am
April 9, 2010
Ekola has writing published in magazine
Giles Ekola was published in the March/April Easter edition of Connections for Evangelical Lutheran Christians. Ekola's article, titled "Easter in Bavaria," chronicles the following three events that took place during the Easter season during World War II: In 1938, Adolph Hitler...
April 9, 2010 - 12:00am
May 15, 2009
Herbert Berg: WWII Timberwolf
The 104th, later known as the Timberwolf by its uniform shoulder patch, was created in 1921 as a reserve infantry division. It became a combat unit 22 years later. Men joined from every corner of the nation. In November 1942, Herbert Berg became one of them. Herb vividly remembers...
columns / life
May 15, 2009 - 12:00am
May 2, 2008
Tour to World War II monument enjoyed by area residents
Several local residents had the privilege of touring the Minnesota World War II Veterans Memorial and Fleming Field recently, including a couple of veterans of that war. The tour, held April 10, concluded a four-session World War II class led by Michael Scarborough. The tour included...
May 2, 2008 - 12:00am