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Law Enforcement Blotter: April 23
Ingebrigtsen's bill focuses on environment
2 held as Wisconsin man's body found in cabin in east-central Minnesota
For the record
Echo Press Ice Out Contest winner announced (w/video)
Track and Field: Minnewaska top two again at Benson
Track and field: Ashby-Brandon-Evansville showing improvement
Adapted Bowling: Alexandria competes with Cambridge-Isanti
Girls golf: Young Cards second at AGC, Lakers try to start a new streak
On The Clock: Who the Vikings could be picking when the NFL Draft begins Thursday
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
Fred & Rose Julig
Mike Frisch: A look back before looking ahead
Kensington’s Troy Helget piles up more honors for his carvings
McFeely: Lincoln angler breaks N.D. state walleye record, but doesn't think it'll last long
Minnesota DNR commissioner talks budget priorities
Release: CWD positive Crow Wing County deer farm depopulated
Nancy Kay Norling
Vernon "Vern" Strehlow
Vernon "Vern" Strehlow
Ardis B. Oswald
Letter to the Editor: Mistake made at 50th Avenue and Highway 29
Letter to the Editor: Those opposing Laughing Buddha aren't monsters
In the Know: Diligence goes into hiring officers
An Echo Press Editorial: Easy ways to save money
Letter to the Editor: Feeling betrayed by U.S. senators
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
On The Street
Nation's largest farm toy store attracts customers for miles
Farm group hosting rural voices discussion
hires and promotions
on the street
April 9, 2019
Taste of Douglas County postponed
Due to an impending snowstorm, the annual Taste of Douglas County that was scheduled for Thursday, April 11, has been postponed. Forecasts calling...
April 9, 2019 - 3:27pm
March 28, 2019
Monarch protector to sign books Minnesota author Norma Otterstetter of Fergus Falls will speak about her book, "Cattie's Journey," about a monarch butterfly, at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 30, at the Douglas County Library. Otterstetter has been raising monarch butterflies for about three...
March 28, 2019 - 9:41am
March 24, 2019
Full STEAM ahead On Thursday, March 28, Alexandria Public Schools will host the fifth annual STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts &...
March 24, 2019 - 8:36am
March 20, 2019
Red Cross seeks Type O The American Red Cross has scheduled five upcoming blood drives in Alexandria, calling for all blood types, especially for Type O. The dates are: Friday, March 22: 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Cornerstone Church, 202 Seventh Ave. E. Monday, March 25: 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Grand...
March 20, 2019 - 3:28pm
March 16, 2019
Green comes out in Nelson Saturday
Nelson came through again this year with its St. Patty's Day Bash & Parade, bringing people out into the streets on a sunny Saturday. And although...
March 16, 2019 - 2:47pm
March 14, 2019
Habitat and Thrivent celebrate Pi Day March 14 has become increasingly popularized as Pi Day, and now Habitat for Humanity of Douglas County and Thrivent Financial are swapping pies for free will donations on that date. You might remember pi from geometry class. Divide a circle's...
March 14, 2019 - 5:42am
March 11, 2019
Learn what it's like to be poor Ever wonder what it's like to be poor? The United Way is looking for volunteers to take part in a poverty simulation, an interactive experience where participants learn what it is like to be low-income and attempt to meet the needs of their family for...
March 11, 2019 - 7:40am
February 26, 2019
Guitarist brings mystery guest to Evansville
Rhythm guitarist Craig Torgerson will bring a secret special guest when he appears onstage at the Evansville Art Center's First Friday Concert...
February 26, 2019 - 12:46pm
February 22, 2019
Employees take up racing cars for Scouting
The Pinewood Derby is typically associated with Cub Scouts. But this week an Alexandria business adopted it as a company-wide employee event,...
February 22, 2019 - 10:13am
Polar Plunge Sunday at Arrowwood
The 13th annual Polar Plunge is Sunday afternoon at Arrowwood Resort & Conference Center in Alexandria. The Polar Plunge, in which people jump in a frozen lake, is held at many locations throughout the state to raise money for Special Olympics Minnesota.
February 22, 2019 - 7:53am
February 20, 2019
Wicken wins middle school geography bee Sam Wicken was the winner from Discovery Middle School of the National Geographic GeoBee. He edged out...
February 20, 2019 - 4:43pm
February 15, 2019
Candlelight ski, snowshoe at Lake Carlos Lake Carlos State Park will open its trails from 6-9 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 16, for skiing or snowshoeing...
February 15, 2019 - 12:28pm
February 12, 2019
Eyesight group changes meeting site Starting Tuesday, Feb. 19, at 1:30 p.m., the VIP (Visually Impaired People) group will begin holding its monthly meetings at Windmill Ponds, 715 Victor St. in Alexandria. The local group focuses on socializing and educating about eye diseases. Meetings...
February 12, 2019 - 3:32pm
February 8, 2019
Musicians invited to open mic night The Evansville Art Center invites musicians to play at open mic night from 7-9 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 21, at 111 Main St. in Evansville. The art center offers an excellent sound system and a full keyboard Yamaha piano. A regular group of musicians...
February 8, 2019 - 12:58pm
January 30, 2019
Evansville concert canceled This week's expected brutal temperatures have caused the Evansville Art Center to cancel its First Friday Concert for Friday, Feb. 1. "Looking at the weather and wind chills and temps, I agreed with the musicians that it would be too risky," said director...
January 30, 2019 - 4:57pm