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44th Ave. extension gets green light
Firefighter honored at council meeting
Bass Point Court may be paved
Co-defendant changes story on witness stand says he killed college student in Duluth
Baseball: Stockert ready for any role as he signs with NDSU
Paschka inks with Augustana in track
Girls hockey: Cardinals bounce back with shutout at Moorhead
A decoy buck with a bow
A top-two finish at state for Mountaineers' middle schoolers
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....
Ruth Willman Dahl
A decoy buck with a bow
DNR report: Deer farm with past CWD cases identifies more
Deer report: An incredible week turns into such a low, and what to take from it
Minnesota opening weekend deer harvest down from last year
An opener to remember
Robert Edward Richardson
Ardean A. Hollatz
Gary A. Fjoslien
Dale Gordon Serum
Bruce Allen Jaspersen
An Echo Press Editorial: Eye-opening facts about townships
Letter to the Editor: Be kind toward our president
Letter to the Editor: Abuse survivors are inspirational
Commentary: Streamline drug approval process
It's Our Turn: The marvelous makeup of Minnesodah
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
Co-op seeking access to inventory taxidermy, property
Seasonal worker didn’t know former boss was escaping after fraud accusations
Land rent workshop set
'The Empire' rises on North Broadway: Eyesore property gets new look
'Remember to look up': Power company offers safety tips
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November 5, 2018
Get election results online
Because Election Day is Tuesday, Nov. 6, results and candidate reactions will be printed in the Friday, Nov. 9 Echo Press. But readers can find up-to-the-minute results on the newspaper website — www.echopress.com — on Election Night. An Echo Press reporter will be at...
November 5, 2018 - 7:01am
October 27, 2018
Did you know? Echo Press has a virtual magazine rack
Hello readers. Did you know that at the bottom of the Echo Press website, on the home page, you can find and read some of the special publications...
October 27, 2018 - 6:26am
September 5, 2018
An Echo Press Editorial: Printed papers dodge a bullet
The Echo Press has been closely following the U.S. Department of Commerce's actions last January to impose a tax, or tariff, of more than 30 percent on Canada's uncoated groundwood paper — paper that newspapers use for newsprint. Anyone who enjoys reading newspapers that they...
September 5, 2018 - 6:15am
August 15, 2018
Who's the best in the Lakes Area? It's time to cast your vote!
Douglas County residents: the Echo Press needs your vote. Do you have a favorite place to get a hamburger? How about the best place to enjoy...
August 15, 2018 - 5:35am
July 18, 2018
An Echo Press Editorial: A guide to newspaper terms
When talking about a particular topic, it's helpful to know the lingo. If you're a baseball fan, for instance, it's useful to know what an ERA is (earned run average for pitchers; the lower number, the better) or what OPS means (on-base plus slugging percentage for batting; the higher...
July 18, 2018 - 10:08am
May 9, 2018
Ice finally retreats on May 4
The ice stubbornly held on until Friday, May 4 before melting away on Lake L'Homme Dieu, making this the latest ice-out in five years. May ice-outs are rare. They have happened only twice before in the past 20 years — May 13, 2013 and May 2, 2008. The ice has left the lake on...
May 9, 2018 - 10:41am
April 6, 2018
Morken, Bosek honored at Viking Sportsmen's banquet
Eric Morken, the Echo Press' Sports and Outdoors Editor, was the recipient of the first-ever Friend of Viking Sportsmen Award. He was presented...
April 6, 2018 - 11:08am
January 27, 2018
When will ice leave Lake L'Homme Dieu?
If you're growing weary of winter, here's a way to think spring: Enter the Echo Press Ice Out Contest. The person who comes closest to guessing when the ice will be gone on Lake L'Homme Dieu in Alexandria will win a $50 gift certificate from Elden's Fresh Foods. In case of a tie,...
January 27, 2018 - 9:36am
December 28, 2017
Top 5 Under 40 Young Professionals announced
The Alexandria Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce and the Echo Press announce this year’s Top 5 Under 40 Young Professionals in the Alexandria...
December 28, 2017 - 4:52pm
EDITORIAL: Five tips to kick the habit in 2018
Here's a great way to start off the new year — with a breath of fresh air. We know quitting smoking is extremely difficult. Many ex-smokers say it's the hardest thing they've ever done. Why is it so difficult to stop? In a word — nicotine. Smokers get addicted to it and...
December 28, 2017 - 9:20am
December 20, 2017
Premium magazine offered in Dec. 29 Echo Press
The Echo Press continues its program called the Echo Press Extra, in which subscribers will receive Chicz magazine delivered to their home along with their newspaper. The Chicz holiday magazine will be included in the Dec. 29 issue of the Echo Press. The Echo Press Extra cost is...
December 20, 2017 - 12:20pm
October 25, 2017
Echo Press to kick off new premium magazine offer
The Echo Press is kicking off a new program called the Echo Press Extra, in which subscribers will receive Chicz magazine delivered to their home along with their newspaper. The Chicz holiday magazine will be included in the Friday, Nov. 3, issue of the Echo Press. The Echo Press...
October 25, 2017 - 3:25pm
September 1, 2017
Readers can select 'Best of Lakes Area'
Do you have a favorite spot in the Alexandria lakes area to go for happy hour? How about to enjoy an ice cream cone? Or to work out? Who do you...
September 1, 2017 - 9:22am
July 31, 2017
Cassie & The Bobs to perform free concert
Channeling their inner Patsy Cline, Cassie & The Bobs will perform a free concert on the Douglas County Courthouse lawn in Alexandria on Thursday,...
July 31, 2017 - 12:10pm
June 17, 2017
Get your free trial of the Echo Press digital edition today!
Want digital? Try it free! Stay up-to-date with local and national news with our e-edition newspaper. This digital edition is easy and...
June 17, 2017 - 10:00am