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Light Up the Night!
Search for missing teen leads to three arrests in Alexandria
County board OKs refunding of hospital bonds
Alex is sweet spot for young families
Photo of the Week - Dog playing on melted ice
Pushing for a new identity
Sports roundup from Thursday, December 18
Cards continue their climb
Third period goals give Cards win
Osakis girls cruise past LPGE
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
Pheasant summit: Habitat improvements needed on private land
Controlling the common carp
Pheasant summit: Focus on improving private land habitat
Spring turkey hunting applications being accepted
Recipe for success: A look a few favorite venison recipes
Melvin Paradis, 75
Donald Huwe, 82
Terry Roth, 90
Darlene Schuman, 56
Funeral - Darlene Schuman, 56
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
Photo contest features birds for all seasons
More wildlife habitat approved
Last minute gifts for the constant gardener
Greater protection for specialty crop growers
Grant money available for agriculture teachers
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 14, 2012
Cardinals' Schmidt is State Class AA assistant coach of the year
Cardinal girls' tennis assistant coach John Schmidt, who had previously been named the Section 8AA assistant coach of the year, has received another honor. Schmidt was one of just two coaches named as State Class AA assistant coaches of the year. Kris Heimerman of Cretin-Derham Hall...
Cardinals / sports / state
November 14, 2012 - 12:00am
October 12, 2012
Roos named Section 8A coach of the year
Alexandria head coach Tom Roos was named Section 8AA girls' soccer Coach of the Year by the Minnesota Girls Soccer Coaches Association. The Cardinals finished the regular season with a 10-5-1 record and opened Section 8A tournament play yesterday.
Cardinals / sports
October 12, 2012 - 12:00am
January 2, 2011
2010 in Osakis area: A year of persistence
January 2, 2011 - 7:27am
March 19, 2010
Sari Noga is Gatorade Minnesota Girls' Basketball Player of the Year
Parkers Prairie senior standout Sari Noga can add another prestigious honor to an already long list. Noga was named the Gatorade Minnesota Girls' Basketball Player of the Year last week. The 5'10" guard has averaged 25 points, 12.3 rebounds, 4.3 assists and 4.3 steals, while leading...
panthers / sports
March 19, 2010 - 12:00am
Past Gatorade Minnesota Players of the Year
Here's a sampling of the past recipients of the Gatorade Minnesota Players of the Year: Football - Michael Floyd, Cretin Derham Hall, 2007-2008 and 2006-2007, now at Notre Dame; Joe Mauer, Cretin-Derham Hall, 2000-2001, No.
panthers / sports
March 19, 2010 - 12:00am
February 18, 2009
2 million miles, 0 accidents, #1 driver - Alexandria man named state's top truck driver
In the fall of 1975, Don Thoennes was working at the Skelly Station at the south end of Alexandria. A truck stop that once stood where Fleet...
February 18, 2009 - 12:00am
December 31, 2008
A new year, new laws
Will you start the new year by breaking a law? It may help to know which new laws will take effect. The following is a listing of selected new laws passed during the 2008 legislative session that take effect January 1, 2009. The asterisk following the bill number denotes the language...
December 31, 2008 - 12:00am
December 30, 2008
A year of tragedies, progress, uncertainty
How will Douglas County residents look back on 2008? With sadness - tragic crashes claimed many lives on the roads. With some closure - three major court cases came to an end with sentencing. A decision was also finally reached about where to put a jail. And the long legal battle...
December 30, 2008 - 12:00am
December 23, 2008
Mini-egg plant, Gretel, named vegetable of the year
What does one write about gardening when it's below zero outside and the only thing I can think about is the line at the post office? Well, the good people at All-America Selections have come to my rescue by announcing their 2009 AAS winners. All-America Selections are newly introduced...
December 23, 2008 - 12:00am
December 17, 2008
17-year-old lies about assault
A report of a sexual assault in Alexandria last Friday turned out to be fabricated, according to authorities. Early Friday afternoon, the Alexandria Police Department issued a news release about the assault, saying they were looking for three suspects. A 17-year-old girl told police...
December 17, 2008 - 12:00am