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New law gives hospitals more investment options
Law Enforcement Blotter: Thursday, April 27
'I can still see his face:' Man recalls Exercise Tiger, a tragic rehearsal for D-Day.
B-E pushing for August vote on school building
Gays, lesbians rally at Capitol; Alexandria event on May 4
Trap shooting: Burgess, Knight, Roers lead Alexandria in opening week
Snowmen look to round out roster for inaugural season
Local curling team records rare eight-ender
Sports schedule for Friday, April 28
Free pitch, hit and run competition in Alexandria Sunday
Randy Knuth to be installed at First Presbyterian Church
LYRA ensemble to perform at Calvary Lutheran
Story of 1900s seamstress to be performed at ATCC
Alexandria's Beth Hill publishes first novel
Ring of Kerry brings Irish influence to Central Square
Engaged - Schmidt and Murray
Engaged - Harstad and Engebretson
Wedding - Von Bank and Hoelscher
Wedding - Skudlarek and Oestreich
Births - March 31, 2017
Mike Frisch: Catch bigger fish
Morken: No better time than now for turkey hunting in Minnesota
Worth the drive: Wyoming produces on opening morning
Mike Frisch: Which jig is the right jig for walleyes?
A walk in the woods is always worth it
Robert Joseph Schlosser
Jarrin "Jerry" Stark
Letter: Science and climate change
Letter: Protect public access to the outdoors
Letter: Tax bill omits county aid change
Letter: Helping future generations of hunters
Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down: Views by the Echo Press Editorial Board
Robin Trott: Five steps to conserving water in your garden
Steve Frericks: Ask for help in tough times
Extension to offer low-tunnel strawberry workshop
Minnesota Farmers Union to host rural issues discussion
Agriculture going strong in Douglas County
Chamber introduces new networking event
ATCC Foundation holds scholarship recognition event
Carlos Creek Winery honored at Progress Minnesota event
Tech company sprouts from the ground up
A restaurant revival
hires and promotions
On The Street
June 3, 2016
Patrick Dewane’s grandfather refused to tell stories about his service in World War II, yet when he died, his basement yielded typewritten accounts, photos and rare film footage. Dewane will bring this archival material to life in a one-man multi-media show on Saturday, July 16...
June 3, 2016 - 12:00am
September 23, 2015
Clermont receives French Legion of Honor
WWII vet from Garfield fought during D-Day
September 23, 2015 - 12:00am
June 24, 2015
Father’s Day reaches new heights (w/ video)
WWII pilot surprised by family
June 24, 2015 - 12:00am
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...
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...
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...
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