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Law Enforcement Blotter: Nov. 14-15
Firefighters battle house fire in Nelson
Driver taken to hospital after car goes off Highway 29
County gives lakes group $50,000
State swimming: Cardinals' 4x100 takes 16th at state
Sports schedule for Sunday, Nov. 18
Girls hockey: Brainerd-LF downs Alexandria in CLC play
Sports schedule for Saturday, Nov. 17
Alexandria's Boraas signs to play Division I golf
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....
DeLaney Ann Jane
Minnesota deer kill down 9.5 percent from last year
A big buck with grandpa
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
Robert "Bob" J. Johnston
Robert Edward Richardson
Ardean A. Hollatz
Commentary: What happens in mental health therapy?
It's Our Turn: America: Not a Christian nation
Letter to the Editor: Epilepsy is always newsworthy
An Echo Press Editorial: Don't be a victim of silent killer
Letter to the Editor: Start a path to health, vitality
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
Wendy's closes in Alexandria
'Making my dreams come true': Minnesota farmer harvests her first crop at 27
Tubbs wins state award: Horizon Public Health leader is retiring in January
Meet new turkey farmers in the US’s largest turkey-producing county
hires and promotions
on the street
November 15, 2018
Alexandria's snow removal policy takes effect
With the winter season starting early, the city of Alexandria reminds residents of its sidewalk snow and ice removal policy. "Please understand, there are many different users of these important pathways," said Sara Stadtherr, communications coordinator in a news release. "We appreciate...
November 15, 2018 - 5:31pm
May 4, 2018
The power of moving ice
This year's extremely late-arriving spring has left most residents of the Alexandria lakes country more eager than normal in their anticipation...
May 4, 2018 - 1:03pm
March 5, 2018
Ice build-up causes outages
Monday's ice storm is taking a toll on overhead power lines. Runestone Electric Association reported a large transmission outage Monday morning...
March 5, 2018 - 1:23pm
January 25, 2018
Truck breaks through ice on Lake Ida
A vehicle broke through the ice on Lake Ida on Wednesday night but no one was injured. At 7:48 PM, Brent Jensen, of Burnsville, called the Douglas County Sheriff's Office to report that his vehicle had fallen through the ice on Lake Ida, the sheriff's office said in a news release....
January 25, 2018 - 5:22am
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
Reports surfacing of central Minn. lake travelers going through ice again
SPICER, Minn. — Despite the recent long stretch of below-zero weather in Minnesota in recent weeks, ice fishermen have been going through...
January 20, 2018 - 9:24am
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 17, 2018
Evansville man appeals deportation ruling
Julio Estrada Escobar, an illegal immigrant who made a home with his family in Evansville, is appealing a judge's ruling that he be sent back...
January 17, 2018 - 4:13pm
December 18, 2017
Sheriff's office warns of unsafe ice
The Douglas County Sheriff's Office is advising of continued unpredictable ice conditions throughout the area. In a news release Monday, the...
December 18, 2017 - 6:46pm
December 13, 2017
Judge orders Evansville man to be deported
As the judge read his verdict, the sounds of sobbing grew louder and louder in the small federal courtroom. With tears streaming down her face,...
December 13, 2017 - 8:46pm
December 5, 2017
Snow must be removed from city sidewalks
With winter's arrival, Alexandria city officials are reminding property owners and businesses about the city's sidewalk snow and ice removal...
December 5, 2017 - 9:09am
November 29, 2017
WATCH: Warm temperatures turn West Battle Lake from skating rink to 'chandelier ice'
BATTLE LAKE, Minn. - The region's recent string of warmer temperatures has turned a Minnesota lake from pure glass into a loud, shattered mess....
November 29, 2017 - 5:52pm
November 10, 2017
Evansville man makes his case to stay in U.S.
Wearing tan pants and a dark colored sweatshirt with shackles on his hands and feet, a teary-eyed Julio Estrada Escobar admitted that he's made...
November 10, 2017 - 6:58am
November 6, 2017
False alarm a reminder of real ice dangers
Multiple emergency entities were called out to Evansville the afternoon of Monday, Nov. 6, after a report that an 11-year-old had fallen through...
November 6, 2017 - 3:26pm
October 27, 2017
Evansville immigration case one of thousands in Minnesota
As Julio Estrada Escobar sits in custody awaiting a ruling of his immigration status, there are more than 6,000 other immigration cases pending in Minnesota in the Executive Office of Immigration Review, the court system for illegal immigrants. Jason Nielson, a partner at Igbanugo...
October 27, 2017 - 1:53pm