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Schools not reimbursed for state costs: Fewer fans, venue costs to blame
At least four tornadoes confirmed in southern Minnesota storm
Law Enforcement Blotter: Sept. 20
County sets preliminary levy
El Nino conditions likely across region throughout winter
Area football scores from Friday, Sept. 21
Football: Morical, defense help Cards to a homecoming win
Football: Osakis pulls off 27-20 homecoming win
Cross country: Alexandria teams take second at Rocori
Volleyball: Cardinals sweep for third straight win
Friends for a century: Two women, who are almost 101, form unique bond
Running down a dream: Osakis mom overcomes pain, finished marathon
Visiting the wall: Four area vets join Rolling Thunder protest and rally in D.C.
A big heart: Forada firefighter loved helping everyone
And the most-requested library books are....
Dr. Jerry and Jane McCrery
Duane and Connie Shelden
Zebra mussels confirmed in Barrett Lake in Grant County
Drawdown underway on Lake Christina
Opener comes in hot
Strong breeding-duck numbers make for expected good opener Saturday
Holding on to summer
Shirley Ann Battey
Rebecca "Becky" Smith
Rebecca "Becky" Smith
Letter to the Editor: Problems with medicare
THUMBS UP/THUMBS DOWN
1968: St. Ann's gets new church
Paid Political Letter: Warlow represents Minnesota values
Letter to the Editor: Feedback welcomed on B-E strategic plan
4-H holds county competition
Extension schedules land rent meeting for farmers, landowners
Managing boxelder bugs as the cold sets in
Step away from that pruning saw!
Going far with 4-H horses
Skid steer row: Burgeoning Alexandria industry makes attachments for skid loaders
Minnesota's unemployment rate drops to 19-year low
Fraud-stricken Minnesota grain co-op looks for quick sale
Minnesota businesses confront opioid crisis
Did safari hunter kill a co-op? Minnesota elevator manager accused of stealing $2 million
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September 13, 2018
UPDATE: More details emerge in arrow shooting: Suspect is from Osakis/Alexandria area
An incident that started in Osakis and ended in Sauk Centre Thursday left a Stearns County deputy with a shot in the forearm by an arrow and...
September 13, 2018 - 6:14pm
July 6, 2018
An Echo Press Editorial: After shooting, the news goes on
When news broke last week that a shooter opened fire in the Capital Gazette newsroom in Annapolis, Maryland, killing five people, the shock waves rippled through our office as well.
July 6, 2018 - 10:09am
May 15, 2018
Leaf Valley shooting still under investigation
The Douglas County Sheriff's Office continues to investigate a May 9 shooting in Leaf Valley that left a 43-year-old man dead. A preliminary...
May 15, 2018 - 7:53am
May 10, 2018
Update: Name released in fatal shooting near Leaf Valley (w/video)
The man who died from a gunshot wound after a shooting near Leaf Valley Wednesday has been identified as David Wayne Bragg, 43.
May 10, 2018 - 4:44pm
March 16, 2018
Sheriff-turned-senator opposes gun bills
The school shooting that left 17 people dead in Parkland, Florida last month shouldn't have happened, according to Sen. Bill Ingebrigtsen of...
March 16, 2018 - 6:58am
March 14, 2018
Alexandria students join national walkout over gun violence
With his young daughter perched on his hip, Terry Vanderheiden took a moment to collect himself, wiping a tear from his eye before he addressed...
March 14, 2018 - 12:31pm
March 7, 2018
Male passenger in officer-related shooting near Moorhead says he's of 'sovereign nation,' claims arrest was a kidnapping
MOORHEAD – The driver of a vehicle who was wounded in an officer-involved shooting on Interstate 94 on Monday, March 5, allegedly tried to...
March 7, 2018 - 8:58pm
March 3, 2018
COMMENTARY: Education Minnesota speaks out on shooting
Editor's note: The following was provided by Education Minnesota, a voice for professional educators and students. Its members include teachers and education support professionals in Minnesota's public school districts, faculty members at Minnesota's community and technical colleges...
March 3, 2018 - 8:35am
March 1, 2018
LETTER: Letter about government conspiracy an outrage
To the editor: I am surprised that the Echo Press would publish such a letter ("Is government trying to disarm the public?") from Dwight Behn in the Feb. 21 edition. While such junk on conspiracy theory is making the rounds of social media, I would expect main stream news to filter...
March 1, 2018 - 12:06pm
February 28, 2018
LETTER: Are protesters turning a blind eye?
To the editor: A lot of news this week about the need for something to be done about preventing violence in our schools. I wonder if these more vocal protesters have seen bullying and walked away without saying something. Perhaps they know who can get some pot or a stolen phone or...
February 28, 2018 - 12:06pm
February 23, 2018
LETTER: Have kids sat down with an NRA official?
To the editor: As tragic as the school shooting in Florida was, and the associate excoriation of the National Rifle Association, have any of the kids or their parents ever sat down with an NRA official to find out what they are all about? Just askin'. Roger Hegland Alexandria, MN...
February 23, 2018 - 12:04pm
February 21, 2018
LETTER: Where do elected leaders stand on gun control?
To the editor: Where are our elected leaders on the gun control issue? Listen up students! It's your turn for leadership. Our elected leaders have done nothing. One eastern newspaper had its headline read, "We Know What Will Happen Next!" "Another shooting, another location and nothing...
February 21, 2018 - 2:34pm
February 14, 2018
Man dies of self-inflicted gunshot wound at northern Minn. shooting range
An adult male was declared deceased at Bill's Gun Shop & Range at roughly 2 p.m. Wednesday, the victim of a self-inflicted gunshot wound. Officers...
February 14, 2018 - 7:54pm
January 10, 2018
Circumstances around shooting of woman still unknown in Mahnomen County
MAHNOMEN, Minn. – Law enforcement officials are trying to piece together the circumstances that led to an unidentified woman being dropped...
January 10, 2018 - 7:06pm
December 22, 2017
One person dead, deputy wounded in northern Minn. shootout
GILBERT, Minn. — One person died and a St. Louis County sheriff's deputy was wounded Friday afternoon, Dec. 22, in a shooting that took place...
December 22, 2017 - 6:57pm