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Sunday’s rain fell hard and fast: Downpour causes flooding
Alexandria School District in need of paraprofessionals
B-E consultants' goal to keep residents informed
AgweekTV: Regenerative Farming
Canadian wildfires prompt another air quality alert
Tennis: Morris-WCA tennis knocks off Panthers in tight opener
Tennis: Osakis sweeps opening tri at Pequot Lakes
Volleyball: Cardinals set for new-look season
Carlsen's chance: Matthew Carlsen set to take over at QB for the Cards
Slow-pitch softball: Nelson League lobs up entertaining atmosphere
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....
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
Magdalen Rose Kelly
Kirk and Joyce Gunderson
Finding your fit at the fair
Zebra mussels' effect on local fisheries
Try something new: Froggin' for bass
Another opportunity to talk whitetails with local DNR set for Sept. 6
Zebra mussels force anglers to adjust on local lakes
Dale Luverne Kluver
Gary W. Bast
Commentary: Memorial will be a peaceful place
Letter to the Editor: Diet can reduce greenhouse gas emissions
It's Our Turn: Global travel and a lingering guilt
Letter to the Editor: Come to the political meeting tomorrow
Echo Press Editorial: Dirty war against media must end
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
County crafting buffer compliance rules
On The Street
Farm family of the year: Ron and Ann Branch of Berry Ridge Farm honored
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Alomere Health forfeits $242,000
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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
October 25, 2017
Evansville farm worker facing possible deportation remains in custody
Julio Estrada Escobar, a farm worker in Evansville who fled — illegally — from Guatemala to the United States, will remain in custody...
October 25, 2017 - 5:41am