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Legare enters Alford plea to attempted murder of priest
Defeated GOP gubernatorial candidate Johnson ‘done’ with politics
Half-cent sales tax off the table: Lakes association asks for $100,000 instead
Alexandria's snow removal policy takes effect
Otter Tail first county in Minnesota to raise tobacco purchasing age
A decoy buck with a bow
A top-two finish at state for Mountaineers' middle schoolers
Volleyball: Chargers rack up big LEC honors
Sports briefs: B-E boys basketball alumni game set for Jan. 5
Section swim: Cardinals' 4x400 relay earns a spot at state
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
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
Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down
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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September 12, 2018
An Echo Press Editorial: Are you ready for new school year?
With another school year up and running, it's time to do some homework. The subject: Driving 101, with an emphasis on watching out for children...
September 12, 2018 - 5:57am
May 17, 2018
Mock crash hits hard for first responders
Saving even one life — for Alexandria Police Captain Scott Kent, that's what it comes down to. Kent spoke to sophomore students at the...
May 17, 2018 - 12:38pm
January 21, 2018
Vehicle at the bottom of the lake? Minn. dive team explains process
DETROIT LAKES, Minn.—Ask Gary Thompson why people break through the ice, and he'll say they usually don't do a good enough job of testing...
January 21, 2018 - 10:22am
January 20, 2018
ATV crashes through ice on Lobster Lake
Three people were able to escape after their side-by-side ATV broke through the ice on Lobster Lake on Friday night. In a news release, the...
January 20, 2018 - 7:29am
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
November 20, 2013
New training video helps keep first responders, motorists safe
Minnesota’s fire, law enforcement and emergency medical personnel will soon have a new tool by which to learn safety tips for addressing roadway incidents so that officials can avoid life-changing mistakes that put responders and motorists in harm’s way. SceneSafe, a 30-minute...
November 20, 2013 - 8:43am
October 16, 2013
Kitchen fire burns family out of home
Grease spreads fire, damages apartment; another fire damages shop
October 16, 2013 - 8:33am
October 11, 2013
Grain dryer burns near Forada
A grain dryer at the Craig Damstrom farm caught fire early Tuesday morning. The farm, located at 11544 County Road 17, is located east of Forada....
October 11, 2013 - 9:07am
September 18, 2013
Editorial: Too many parents fail to keep kids safe in vehicles
Without knowing it, many parents are putting their children at risk when they pull out of their driveway. The children aren't in safety seats or properly secured in the vehicle. It's Child Passenger Safety Week through September 21, an opportune time for parents to review their child...
September 18, 2013 - 6:36am
July 31, 2013
Online firearms safety hunter course now available
Minnesota residents 18 or older can now take the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) firearms safety hunter education course online. The new training option includes a virtual field day that emphasizes responsible fun handling and hunting safety.
July 31, 2013 - 12:00am
June 25, 2013
After power outage, is your food safe?
Following the recent power outages, the Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) and Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) are reminding consumers and food businesses to discard any refrigerated and frozen foods that may have lost refrigeration for more than four hours. Consumers...
June 25, 2013 - 7:19am
June 23, 2013
Final 2012 traffic crash report: 395 killed on Minnesota roads; up 7 percent
A mild winter, a slight increase in miles traveled and a spike in motorcyclist deaths in 2012 are a few of the reasons Minnesota had its first increase in traffic deaths since 2007.
June 23, 2013 - 2:08pm
June 11, 2013
10,342 unbelted motorists ticketed during crackdown
ST. PAUL -- A statewide Click It or Ticket seat belt enforcement campaign, May 20-June 2, resulted in 10,342 motorists cited for not wearing seat belts, according to preliminary results from the Minnesota Department of Public Safety (DPS) Office of Traffic Safety. Campaign results...
June 11, 2013 - 7:23am
June 6, 2013
Higher temperatures lead to more bicyclist deaths, injuries
Warmer temperatures mean more bicyclists will return to the road, and together, motorists and bicyclists must share the road, according to the Minnesota Department of Public Safety and Minnesota Department of Transportation. In the last five years (2008-12), 44 bicyclists died...
June 6, 2013 - 2:32pm
June 2, 2013
Ejected: Half of unbelted traffic deaths thrown from vehicle
More than half of the state's unbelted traffic deaths are ejected from the vehicle, according to the Minnesota Department of Public Safety (DPS) Office of Traffic Safety. Officials say the high ejection rate is another reason to belt up as motorists drive into the final weekend of...
June 2, 2013 - 3:02pm