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Bingo to benefit veterans group
Mother charged after toddler in car seat falls out of car
Law Enforcement Blotter: Jan. 17
B-E School Board salaries stay the same
Walz urges gun control vote, marijuana groups clash at Capitol in 2nd week of session
Boys basketball: Three Norby brothers help turn around Ashby's fortunes
Sports schedule for Friday, Jan. 18
Boys Basketball: Minnewaska gets bounce-back win
Girls Basketball: Chargers stymie Hillcrest in 52-12 win
Girls basketball: Parkers Prairie rolls to 13-0
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....
Melvin & JuAnn Riedel
Melvin & JuAnn
Morken: Some takeaways from the 2018 deer season
Minnesotans 16 and older fish free this weekend if they take a kid
Seminar focused on outdoor first aid set for Jan. 23
Mike Frisch: Jig them up!
Ice climbing festival draws enthusiasts from Midwest and beyond
Mary E. Kloehn
Phillip Carl "Colby" Colbjornsen
James Lowell Swanson
Gary "Buzz" Grooters
An Echo Press Editorial: Tips for dealing with ice dams
1969: Thief swaps tattered coat for new
Commentary: Fire response was inspiring
In the Know: State at risk of losing innovators
An Echo Press Editorial: Be part of our Opinion page
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
Wake Up Alexandria at NorthStar Complex
Farm Service Agency offices to reopen for three days
On The Street
ALP Utilities makes changes to rates
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January 15, 2019
Historic Minnesota town's city hall comes down after morning fire
ELLSWORTH, Minn. — An historic building that housed the Ellsworth City Hall for more than a century is ablaze in Ellsworth Tuesday morning,...
January 15, 2019 - 10:38am
January 9, 2019
Firefighters battle two chimney fires in Douglas County
Firefighters from five departments battled two chimney fires in Douglas County Tuesday night and early Wednesday morning. The first fire happened...
January 9, 2019 - 7:46am
January 2, 2019
Blueberry Pines Golf Course lodge engulfed in flames
A call went out to all area fire departments Wednesday afternoon after a report that the Blueberry Pines Golf Course lodge was fully engulfed...
January 2, 2019 - 8:07pm
December 23, 2018
UPDATE: Fire destroys two Minnesota businesses, damages one
PERHAM - Minn. - Firefighters are at the scene of a three-store fire in Perham Sunday morning. Suds (a bar and eatery), Masterpiece Vapors and...
December 23, 2018 - 5:42pm
December 20, 2018
'Loud boom' precedes garage fire
A homeowner in Orange Township heard a "loud boom" prior to discovering his garage was on fire Wednesday night in Orange Township. Charles Maher...
December 20, 2018 - 7:04am
December 11, 2018
Teen severely burned in gas pump fire in Twin Cities suburb
ST. PAUL — Authorities say a teenage girl was critically injured Tuesday morning, Dec. 11, after gasoline ignited at a Shoreview convenience...
December 11, 2018 - 10:04pm
December 5, 2018
Firefighters respond to vehicle fire in Carlos
A vehicle that caught fire in Carlos Township Tuesday night was deemed a total loss by the Douglas County Sheriff's Office, which responded to the fire along with the Carlos Fire Department. The fire, at 4255 County Road 11 NE, was reported at 8:23 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 4. Sheriff's...
December 5, 2018 - 7:33am
November 30, 2018
Wildfire comes close to home of Alexandria realtor
Jeannie Schjei was in her backyard peeling apples when wildfires broke out near her home in Blue Lake, California. Although she lives closer...
November 30, 2018 - 5:56am
'Life-changing event': Fires hit close to home for Lundeen
As her phone lit up with messages about a mandatory evacuation, Beate Lundeen had less than 30 minutes to grab what she could, get out of her...
November 30, 2018 - 5:40am
November 27, 2018
Smoking turkey sparks fire, burns house down day before Thanksgiving
DELMONT, S.D. — A Delmont family was displaced after a smoked turkey caught fire and completely destroyed their home the day before Thanksgiving....
November 27, 2018 - 6:21pm
November 16, 2018
Firefighters battle house fire in Nelson
Firefighters from Alexandria and Osakis are at the scene of a house fire at 150 South Nelson Street in Nelson. According to Tracy Oberg, the...
November 16, 2018 - 4:15pm
October 19, 2018
Three fire departments battle field fire
Firefighters from three departments battled a bean field fire southeast of Osakis Thursday, Oct. 18. At about 4 p.m, the Douglas County Communications Center received a 911 call about a field on fire near 13461 East Cemetary Road SE in Orange Township. The Osakis Fire Department responded...
October 19, 2018 - 8:36am
October 15, 2018
Dog wakes up man in mobile home fire; he alerts neighbors
An Alexandria man escaped from a mobile home fire early Monday morning and alerted his neighbors in a nearby mobile home so they were also able...
October 15, 2018 - 5:46pm
October 4, 2018
Boom lift strikes power line near Fergus Falls construction site, catches fire
FERGUS FALLS, Minn. — No one was injured after a fire broke out Thursday morning, Oct. 4, after a boom lift struck a power line near a...
October 4, 2018 - 1:59pm
September 16, 2018
Vehicle catches fire near Alexandria
A vehicle caught fire southeast of Alexandria early Sunday morning. The Douglas County Sheriff's Office received a report of the fire at 2704 Golden Gate SE in Alexandria Township just before 1 a.m. The caller reported that the vehicle was possibly occupied by Donald Poczerwinski,...
September 16, 2018 - 11:33pm