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The Jacob Wetterling case file
AgweekTV: Elevator Embezzlement in Minnesota
Car vs. 750-pound elk collision reported in southern Minnesota
Caller reported man shot himself, but Fargo police seeking homicide suspect
Schools not reimbursed for state costs: Fewer fans, venue costs to blame
Football: Chargers dismantle the Bears on homecoming
Football: Knights erupt in easy win over W-DC
Football: BOLD flexes its muscle again as Warriors roll over Minnewaska
Football: Slow start dooms Panthers against USA
Area football scores from Friday, Sept. 21
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
Richard "Shorty" Olson
Shirley Ann Battey
Rebecca "Becky" Smith
Letter to the Editor: Farmers face risks while improving water quality
It's Our Turn: Home abroad in a purple world
Letter to the Editor: Problems with medicare
THUMBS UP/THUMBS DOWN
1968: St. Ann's gets new church
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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November 6, 2017
False alarm a reminder of real ice dangers
Multiple emergency entities were called out to Evansville the afternoon of Monday, Nov. 6, after a report that an 11-year-old had fallen through...
November 6, 2017 - 3:26pm
November 1, 2017
November brings a taste of winter
Snow fell on sidewalks and streets in Alexandria Wednesday morning as the first day of November brought a taste of winter to the area. The forecast...
November 1, 2017 - 11:03am
October 24, 2017
Snow storm could be on its way for eastern ND, northwest Minn.
October 24, 2017 - 8:51pm
April 20, 2017
Lack of snow affecting trail group
With little to no snow the past three winters, members of the Douglas Area Trails Association have been feeling a little annoyed. Jeff Linn,...
April 20, 2017 - 11:52am
March 15, 2017
Ice can mean a tough break
As someone who works out almost daily and eats well, 39-year-old Joan Olson never expected to injure herself simply walking in a parking lot....
March 15, 2017 - 6:00am
March 1, 2017
Prepare for septic system freezing potential
To sum up the winter of 2016-17, it has been warm with little precipitation. With the latest warm weather, the snowpack has depleted and left lawns looking like early spring. Unfortunately, winter is not over, and extended cold temperatures without snow cover mean a freezing potential...
March 1, 2017 - 9:00am
January 18, 2017
LETTER: Use caution during Minnesota winters
To the editor: As you may know, winter in Minnesota can be frigid. Not everyone knows the proper precautions to take during this cold season. Here are some tips we think might help: First, make sure you are dressing in layers. Winter weather is not only cold, but wet, and having multiple...
January 18, 2017 - 8:00am
January 13, 2017
Conquering the cold
Justin Ohman and his brother, Solomon, played hockey in one of the rinks at Noonan Park in Alexandria on Wednesday afternoon. Despite temperatures...
January 13, 2017 - 10:00am
January 11, 2017
LETTER: Minnesotans embrace winter
To the editor: This is in response to the article in the Friday, January 6 Echo Press: "Absolute zero: Minnesota winters rated worst in U.S." This assessment was made by two guys that write for a travel website. I'm not sure what parts of Minnesota they traveled in, but I don't believe...
January 11, 2017 - 8:00am
January 5, 2017
Absolute zero: Minnesota winters rated worst in the U.S.
Minnesota's infamous winters are the absolute worst, the most miserable of anywhere in the U.S, according to the website thrillist.com. The...
January 5, 2017 - 9:32am
January 4, 2017
Winter berries add pop of color to landscape
By Robin Trott, University of Minnesota Extension As beautiful as winter can be, by about March, I am tired of the white landscape and ready for some color, and spring is still months away. Many native trees, shrubs and vines commonly maintain some of their berries into the winter...
January 4, 2017 - 10:00am
December 30, 2016
Cleaning up after Christmas storm
Christmas Day brought more than just presents under the tree — it brought a storm consisting of snow and ice as well as thunder and lightning,...
December 30, 2016 - 11:08am
Catch up on winter reading in library program
The holidays are over, and winter has begun. What a great time to settle in for some escapist reading in a comfy chair in front of a roaring fire. As long as you are reading, or listening to audiobooks, why don't you also earn a chance to win a Kindle Fire tablet, local gift certificates...
December 30, 2016 - 8:00am
December 23, 2016
Winter truck load increase in effect
Winter truck load increases began Dec. 22 on unrestricted highways in the central, metro, south and southeast frost zones, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation. Winter load increases are already in effect for the north and north central frost zones. Douglas County...
December 23, 2016 - 7:00am
December 6, 2016
Winter weather blows into area; events canceled
Snow and strong winds are resulted in poor visibility Tuesday afternoon throughout the area. Snow fell into the night with strong winds continuing...
December 6, 2016 - 6:27pm