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March 2, 2018
State loans Osakis $1.1 million for water upgrades
March 2, 2018 - 12:34pm
February 24, 2018
LETTER: Professional response to a leak
February 24, 2018 - 8:05am
October 27, 2017
A new sign for the Legacy of the Lakes Museum was put up last week. The sign is part of a larger project that should be completed next spring. (Beth Leipholtz / Echo Press)
New sign, greenery for museum property
October 27, 2017 - 3:00pm
August 15, 2017
Water pooled in Karin Weigel's yard on Lake Burgen after Sunday's rain.
High water prompts no wake zones on 15 lakes
August 15, 2017 - 5:18pm
August 4, 2017
President Zippy Duvall of American Farm Bureau said at 2017 Farmfest that his long-time friend, Sonny Purdue, will make a good U.S. agriculture secretary. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Early indications are farmers like Trump ag actions
August 4, 2017 - 2:06pm
July 8, 2017
The Minnesota Lakes Classic Boat Show drew big crowds this year as the weather couldn't have been better. The show, sponsored by the Legacy of the Lakes Museum, took place at Arrowwood Resort and Conference Center Saturday, July 8. (Celeste Edenloff | Echo Press)play button
Beautiful day for beautiful boats w/video
July 8, 2017 - 4:08pm
May 25, 2017
Commentary: Reforms protect your water and your wallet
May 25, 2017 - 6:01am
May 6, 2017
Osakis Public School fourth-graders Josee Hartshorn, Rachel Moore and Jaclyn Dietrich (left to right) get an up-close look at some turtles during the annual Groundwater Festival at the Runestone Community Center in Alexandria Wednesday.  The festival provides a variety of educational opportunities related to water quality and water resources. (Lowell Anderson | Echo Press)
Wonders of Water
May 6, 2017 - 9:01am
April 12, 2017
Robin Trott: Five steps to conserving water in your garden
April 12, 2017 - 7:08pm
April 7, 2017
Letter: Lessons from the Civil War
April 7, 2017 - 5:17pm
March 24, 2017
After using a chainsaw to cut out several large squares of ice, Jim Bosek stands on an ice section to make it sink while using a bar to maneuver it under uncut ice. The extra layer then makes the ice stronger and reduces the possibility of the vehicle breaking through again when it is pulled up. (Lowell Anderson | Echo Press)
Fishing out vehicles
March 24, 2017 - 6:00am
March 13, 2017
Ban on new wells sinks, for now
March 13, 2017 - 11:51pm
March 1, 2017
GUEST EDITORIAL - Wanted: spring hunters for water research
March 1, 2017 - 7:00am
February 24, 2017
Open for comment: water quality report for Long Prairie River watershed
February 24, 2017 - 8:00am
February 17, 2017
COMMENTARY: Do we need a water czar?
February 17, 2017 - 10:03am