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Law Enforcement Blotter: Sept. 14-18
Board dissects report card data
DWI campaign nabs driver at dental office
Enrollment in BE school district goes up again
Vinson, Jacobson named Brandon-Evansville king and queen
Volleyball: Osakis makes quick work of Upsala
Geneva crowns club champs
Volleyball: Knights edge Ortonville in five sets
Tennis: Osakis coasts to a 12th win
Girls soccer: Defense, Paschka help Cards to a fourth-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
Opener comes in hot
Strong breeding-duck numbers make for expected good opener Saturday
Holding on to summer
Minnesota Treasured Places event coming to Alexandria
DNR release: Despite wet spring, state pheasant index up 19 percent from 2017
Patrice "Patty" Den Hartog
Rebecca "Becky" Smith
Delores V. Marston
Charles "Chuck" Towner
Gloria Louise (Anderson) Hulsey
Letter to the Editor: Feedback welcomed on B-E strategic plan
In the Know: A lot to like about street project
An Echo Press Editorial: Early smoking carries big risks
Paid Political Letter: Claims against Franson are ridiculous
Paid Political Letter: Franson's flippant excuses linger
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
Minnesota businesses confront opioid crisis
Did safari hunter kill a co-op? Minnesota elevator manager accused of stealing $2 million
Widseth Smith Nolting, Carlos Creek Winery recognized
Destined for digital? Herberger's parent company Bon-Ton bought by online tech company
hires and promotions
on the street
September 7, 2018
Road work to begin on County Road 3: Detours set up
Reconstruction of County Road 3, between County Road 10 and County Road 71 north of Osakis, will begin Monday, Sept. 10. According to Douglas...
September 7, 2018 - 1:43pm
August 10, 2018
Roadway to begin Monday on McKay
Construction is set to begin on County Road 46 (McKay Ave.) this Monday, Aug. 13. The construction will take place between County Road 82 and...
August 10, 2018 - 12:19pm
June 6, 2018
Road construction will make trail impassable at times
The reconstruction of County Road 114 (Brophy Landing) between County Road 82 and Centennial Drive is underway, and Central Lakes Trail users...
June 6, 2018 - 5:20pm
May 17, 2018
Central Specialties wins three road projects
Road construction season is already in full swing and several roads throughout Douglas County will soon be worked on. Central Specialities, Inc. of Alexandria was awarded three bids for several road projects throughout the county at Tuesday's Douglas County Board meeting. And in...
May 17, 2018 - 2:43pm
April 28, 2018
See orange - slow down, pay attention
With the road construction season getting underway, drivers need to be extra alert of their surroundings, other drivers and workers doing their...
April 28, 2018 - 7:05am
January 4, 2018
Open house for 2020 Starbuck project set
The Minnesota Department of Transportation and the city of Starbuck are planning a project in 2020 to reconstruct and resurface parts of three state highways - Highway 28, Highway 29 and Highway 114. The plan also calls for replacing city utilities and improving pedestrian accessibility....
January 4, 2018 - 9:18am
September 14, 2017
Railroad work closes intersections
Railroad crossings at Sixth and Eighth Avenues near Nokomis Street in Alexandria are being reconstructed to make them smoother There were several...
September 14, 2017 - 12:01pm
August 4, 2017
Highway 79 near Evansville to close overnight Aug. 7 - 8
Minnesota Highway 79 under Interstate 94 near Evansville will close to all traffic the nights of Monday, Aug. 7 and Tuesday, Aug. 8.
August 4, 2017 - 12:53pm
July 17, 2017
Construction begins on County Road 12
Construction began on County Road 12 Monday between Garfield and County Road 58 northwest of Alexandria. The $1.2 million project is expected...
July 17, 2017 - 3:59pm
June 30, 2017
County Road 12 bid approved
County Road 12 — from Garfield north to County Road 58, about three-and-a-half miles — will soon be rebuilt. The Douglas County Board of Commissioners approved the bid for the project Wednesday. Depending on the contractor's schedule, the project could start mid- to late...
June 30, 2017 - 8:21am
June 7, 2017
Roadwork begins on County Road 22
Road construction on County Road 22 between the fairgrounds and Casey's Convenience Store began on Wednesday, June 7. The resurfacing work,...
June 7, 2017 - 3:16pm
May 9, 2017
Douglas County roadwork season about to begin
Road construction projects around Douglas County are set to begin next week with a couple of road closures occurring. The first is County Road...
May 9, 2017 - 6:13pm
April 18, 2017
Roundabout between high school, Woodland moves forward
Despite opposition from a couple of Douglas County commissioners, plans for a new roundabout in a high-traffic area between Woodland Elementary...
April 18, 2017 - 4:54pm
April 5, 2017
Echo Press Editorial: Are you prepared for the unexpected?
Although road construction is jokingly described as Minnesota's "other season," it poses dangers that are no laughing matter. Each year in Minnesota,...
April 5, 2017 - 7:12pm
April 3, 2017
Ramps, lanes on I-94 near Osakis to close at night
Drivers traveling on Interstate 94 near the Highway 27/Osakis interchange may encounter delays as both directions of the interstate will intermittently...
April 3, 2017 - 2:19pm