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Invasive plant found in Grant Lake
13 hours 21 min ago
Members of Pedaling for a Purpose organized a car wash fundraiser for Ivy's Legacy Foundation and they'll be going on a 468-mile bike ride to raise more money later this month. They include (left to right) Cody DeWenter, Dacotah Stanek, Kenzie Schmiesing, Kasondra Collins and Shane Massmann. Not pictured is Adam Saltmarsh. (Contributed)
Pedaling for a Purpose: Six friends take on 468-mile bike ride
17 hours 45 min ago
Over 2,000 pieces of military equipment from the Minnesota National Guard is being loaded onto rail cars through July 26 for movement from Camp Ripley. Photo courtesy Camp Ripley
Minnesota National Guard conducts massive rail movement from Camp Ripley for upcoming training exercise
July 15, 2019 - 4:53pm
Rising water has been a struggle for property owners at Spitzer Lake near Clitherall, Minn. This home is completely surrounded by water. The lake has no outlet and a viable solution has not been found yet, leaving property owners frustrated and fearful for their land and homes. David Samson / The Forum play button
Fearing homes will be lost to flooding lake in west-central Minnesota, residents beg for help
July 14, 2019 - 7:02am
Keith Ellison gave his victory speech at the DFL election night party in St. Paul, on Nov. 6, 2018. Scott Takushi / St. Paul Pioneer Press
Minnesota to open wage theft investigation unit
July 16, 2019 - 6:44pm
A look at the Legacy of the Lakes Museum's Boat Show from across the stern of a 1949 Chris-Craft, "Butterfly," owned by the Avery family of Carlos. (Al Edenloff / Echo Press)
Boat show brims with history
July 16, 2019 - 4:46pm
Law Enforcement Blotter: July 16
July 17, 2019 - 4:57pm
Minnesota native wins 'Jeopardy!' again
July 16, 2019 - 10:14am
The shelves at the Outreach Food Shelf of Douglas County got a boost recently from a grant from the Otto Bremer Trust. (Rachel Kubik / Echo Press)
Food shelf receives $24,000 grant
19 hours 1 min ago
Oil painting by Naomi Bjorklund. (Contributed)
Artists open studio doors: Driving tour offers chance to view, talk art
July 14, 2019 - 10:33am
No-wake restrictions remain on area lakes
July 16, 2019 - 3:10pm
Alexandria School Board sends operating levy to voters
July 17, 2019 - 6:48am
Auditorium would cost $7.6 million: Committee still split on options
July 16, 2019 - 7:11am
The three honorary survivors (left to right), Austin Baune, Cindy Ziegelman and Dennis Anhalt, lead the way during the survivor lap. (Celeste Edenloff / Echo Press)
Purple power: Relay for Life raises more than $177,000
July 17, 2019 - 6:01am
Jillian Jones performs Monday, July 22, at Mount Carmel Retreat Center, 800 Mount Carmel Drive NE in Alexandria. (Contributed)
Jillian Jones to perform at Mount Carmel
2 hours 7 min ago

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