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Osakis celebrates Christmas Downtown
House in Evansville catches fire
Search for missing teen leads to three arrests in Alexandria
Light Up the Night!
County board OKs refunding of hospital bonds
Boys basketball: Cards falter late in loss to section power Detroit Lakes
Sports roundup from Saturday, December 20
Sports roundup from Friday, December 19
Sports roundup from Thursday, December 18
Pushing for a new identity
Extra warmth for the holidays
Music video shoot reset for Monday
Veterans associations assist food shelf
You're invited to Christmas dinner
A gift of love
Engaged - Owen and Krause
Births - Douglas County Hospital through December 15, 2014
Births - Douglas County Hospital through November 30, 2014
Engaged - Pachan and Konzen
Engaged - Boyle and Sartore
Controlling the common carp
Pheasant summit: Habitat improvements needed on private land
Pheasant summit: Focus on improving private land habitat
Spring turkey hunting applications being accepted
Recipe for success: A look a few favorite venison recipes
Mayme Hokanson, 96
Reanie Mrnak, 87
Melvin Paradis, 75
Donald Huwe, 82
Memorial Service - Carl Kremer, 67
Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down: Views by the Echo Press
It's Our Turn: Holiday birthday myths debunked
Letter: Turn technology off for child’s development
Letter: The value of a quarter has risen
Letter: No one else can do it for you
Grant money available for agriculture teachers
Photo contest features birds for all seasons
More wildlife habitat approved
Last minute gifts for the constant gardener
Greater protection for specialty crop growers
Marine Corps League collects "Toys for Kids"
Solar Skies to close in Alexandria
Just a Jaunt’s $500 passport winner announced
Slumberland helps families during holidays
New building will house plumbing company
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