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Update: Downpour causes flooding but minimal damage
UPDATE: Drowning victim was a boat mechanic with 'a huge heart'
Motorcycle run to raise awareness of mental illness
Law enforcement blotter: Friday, August 26 through Sunday, August 28
Man arrested after shots fired at Spicer Zorbaz
Girls tennis: Landmark wins fuel Cards' undefeated start
Viking Speedway: Thoennes holds off Zach Johnson as curfew ends things early
Volleyball: Osakis goes 2-2 at Albany Tournament
Sports schedule for Saturday, August 27
Girls tennis: Osakis ties for seventh at Delano tourney
Underwater Art: Decoys on display in Evansville
Robby Vee finishes out summer concert series
Harper's Chord comes to Carlos Creek Winery
Alpha Course teaches basics of faith
Strive to be a foundation for others
Births - Aug. 26, 2016
Engaged - Hanson and Lund
Births - through Aug. 12, 2016
Engaged - Dokken-McFann and Gran
Births - Aug. 3-8, 2016
Youth Day draws a huge crowd again
DNR to close Mille Lacs walleye season next month
Morken: What the numbers say about declining hunters and anglers
Stringer full of walleyes
Work begins on statewide deer management plan
Brandon D. Randt
Myrtle Annette McKay
COMMENTARY: What they're fighting over
COMMENTARY: Clean Power Plan will penalize Minnesota
IT'S OUR TURN: Recalling the dawn of the digital age; facing its challenges
EDITORIAL: Long wait for mental health care must be fixed
IN THE KNOW: Leadership Alexandria is unique blend with strong return
Producers should consider available assistance
Monarchs, roadsides and the law
A century of family and faith
Kensington represented in Princess Kay of the Milky Way
Kalpin family recognized as 2016 U of M Farm Family
MMFCU concludes 60 Days of Giving campaign
Community solar program shining for REA
Chamber Ambassadors visit three local businesses
Celeste Edenloff returns to Echo Press
Dew Drop Inn changes ownership
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
July 9, 2010
Grace Lutheran Church celebrates 100 years
Grace Lutheran Church of Brandon will celebrate its 100-year anniversary the weekend of July 24-25 with the following events: Saturday, July...
July 9, 2010 - 12:00am
March 3, 2010
Learning to just say no!
Concerned how your kids will handle the pressures of alcohol and drugs in the world today?
March 3, 2010 - 12:00am
November 6, 2009
Boy Scouts to celebrate 100 years of nurturing boys
The Boy Scouts will celebrate their 100th anniversary in 2010, which raises the question: How can an organization exist that long and still serve...
November 6, 2009 - 12:00am
April 1, 2009
'Til death do us part
What does it take to have a successful marriage? According to these seven couples, it takes love, communication, shared interests, appreciation...
April 1, 2009 - 12:00am
January 9, 2009
Manpower marks 60 years as a leader in the world of work
Manpower Inc. is celebrating its 60th anniversary as a trusted advisor in the changing world of work. In 1948, Milwaukee attorneys Aaron Scheinfeld and Elmer Winter recognized an opportunity to provide companies with the flexibility and convenience of temporary workers. The business...
January 9, 2009 - 12:00am
January 7, 2009
New Year's baby arrives
And the first Douglas County baby born in 2009 is...Avery Ness. The daughter of Ashley and William Ness Jr. of Garfield, Avery was delivered...
January 7, 2009 - 12:00am
December 31, 2008
Two New Year's Eve parties in Alexandria offer fun, safe ways to celebrate
Looking for a fun, safe place to celebrate New Year's Eve tonight? Here are a couple of options in Alexandria: The Cardinal Leaders from Jefferson High School in Alexandria is hosting a free party for families to come and hang out from 5 to 8 p.m. on New Year's Eve. The event will...
December 31, 2008 - 12:00am
December 30, 2008
Editorial - Resolve not to get discouraged in 2009
New Year's resolutions are tough to keep. A lot of people don't even bother to make them anymore because they know that by around January 8, their "resolve" will deflate like a New Year's Eve party balloon. According to an informal Echo Press online poll, only about 3 percent of...
December 30, 2008 - 12:00am
December 29, 2008
Free skate, party offered New Year's Eve
Looking for a fun, safe place to celebrate the New Year's Eve? The Cardinal Leaders from Jefferson High School in Alexandria is hosting a free party for families to come and hang out from 5 to 8 p.m. on New Year's Eve. The event will take place at the Runestone Community Center...
December 29, 2008 - 12:00am
December 25, 2008
Glenwood and Beyond to host New Year's Eve Gala
Glenwood and Beyond is proud to announce the third annual New Year's Eve Gala at the Lakeside Ballroom in Glenwood. This year's event, set for Wednesday, December 31, will begin with a social hour at 6 p.m. Dinner will be served at 7:30 p.m. and features prime rib, potato, vegetable,...
December 25, 2008 - 12:00am
June 27, 2008
A century of living
As Alexandria and the State of Minnesota celebrate Sesquicentennials this year, area centenarians shared their thoughts on the community, the changing times, and progress. Anna Beulke Bethany Community Anna Beulke was born November 26, 1907, and lived her entire life in the...
June 27, 2008 - 12:00am