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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 12, 2018
Which way will winter weather go? Who knows?
Two competing farmer's almanacs have published conflicting winter forecasts, with one predicting a cold and snowy season and the other expecting...
September 12, 2018 - 6:55am
August 28, 2018
Teeth-chattering cold, plentiful snow predicted in Upper Midwest this winter
People living in the Upper Midwest, including Minnesota, North Dakota and South Dakota, can expect teeth-chattering cold and plentiful snow amounts...
August 28, 2018 - 2:22pm
April 18, 2018
Hungry birds: Cold spring delays migration, limits food sources
As a bird watcher for Cornell University's Project FeederWatch for the past four years, Viola Riggle of Alexandria has seen her share of birds....
April 18, 2018 - 6:57am
April 6, 2018
Golfers beat winter
Although it looked more like winter than spring, several area golfers found a way to beat Mother Nature and get a head start on spring at the...
April 6, 2018 - 4:07pm
March 7, 2018
Going to extremes: Dad builds luge for backyard fun
Danny Sieve needed a way to get his three daughters out of the house and away from the screens of electronics. So he began blowing snow into...
March 7, 2018 - 6:30am
February 23, 2018
Easy on the salt: Douglas County seeks ways to prevent runoff into lakes but keep roads safe
When Ben Johnson rumbles down a Douglas County road plowing snow and attacking slippery spots with sand and salt, he watches an electronic monitor...
February 23, 2018 - 12:11pm
January 18, 2018
Echo Press Editorial: Here comes the plow - what do you do?
If you find yourself driving behind a snowplow or see one coming toward you on the road, you should know what to do. One key strategy: Replace...
January 18, 2018 - 1:09pm
December 27, 2017
Northern Minnesota sees record lows as cold snap continues
DULUTH, Minn. — Wednesday morning, Dec. 27, was the coldest one yet of the deep freeze that has settled into the Northland, with Cotton...
December 27, 2017 - 8:02pm
May 10, 2013
Andes Tower Hills open in May for first time
Andes Tower Hills Ski/Snowboard and Cross Country Ski Area, located near Alexandria, opened the hills to the public for the last time this snow...
May 10, 2013 - 12:00am
April 19, 2013
Photo of the Week - Robins
Roma Thompson of Alexandria took this photo of a tree full of robins. They were hungrily eating berries off the tree. She took it on April 14,...
April 19, 2013 - 12:00am
April 17, 2013
Central Lakes winter All-conference teams
DANCE-HIGH KICK SARTELL - Amanda Smith, Ashley Bartlett, Jenna Runge, Grayce Kelm, Natalie McIntire, Ashley Rgnier. BRAINERD - Abbie Browne, Cierra Meyer Berg, Grace Gilbertson, Brianna Niemeyer, Hayle Norton, Emily Breitling. ST. CLOUD TECH- Cheyenna Gohman, Teia Gustafson, Raquel...
April 17, 2013 - 12:00am
March 22, 2013
Passion drama cancelled because of wintry weather
The annual Passion Drama presented by members of Zion Lutheran and Good Shepherd Lutheran churches of Alexandria has been cancelled this year...
March 22, 2013 - 12:00am
March 20, 2013
Passion Drama in Alexandria cancelled this year
The popular Passion Drama organized by Zion Lutheran and Good Shepherd Lutheran churches has been cancelled this year because of the lingering wintry conditions. The outdoor production was scheduled for March 24 and 26. Instead, Zion Lutheran Church will instead open its sanctuary...
March 20, 2013 - 9:39am
The winter that won't go away
Enough already! That seemed to be the collective mood in Douglas County Monday after another winter storm wrecked routines, closed roads and...
March 20, 2013 - 12:00am
March 8, 2013
The ever-shifting wintry weather is causing a familiar sight in Douglas County: ice dams. They occur when heat leaks into an attic and melts...
March 8, 2013 - 12:00am