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Gary Hanson tends to his fire as his wife, Kathy, watches. The couple, who have been married for 47 years, enjoy their daily early-morning fires and coffee at their house on Lake Brophy. (Celeste Edenloff / Echo Press)
Sunrise bonfires: For past 20 years, Alexandria couple enjoys morning coffee by the fire
1 hour 31 min ago
For the record
3 hours 30 min ago
Field Notes
3 hours 33 min ago
2009: Douglas Machine adds 39,000 square feet
3 hours 40 min ago
Residents of Bethany on the Lake and family members, (left to right) Joyce DeGrote, Will Hardy, Edna Larson and Joan Martell enjoy ice cream sundaes Friday, June 21. (Celeste Edenloff / Echo Press)
Sundaes for a good cause: Bethany on the Lake holds fundraiser for Alzheimer's
4 hours 37 min ago
Kari Rutman stands with her friend Kay Beckman in front of the Farmington home they are transforming into Risen Recovery, a half-way house for moms coming from treatment or jail. The house should open in about three weeks and can take up to eight women. Deanna Weniger / St. Paul Pioneer Press
Former addict opens her heart and a home for moms in recovery
4 hours 51 min ago
This bear was spotted by a bird feeder across from the public access on the west side of Lake Carlos near Luther Crest Bible Camp. (Contributed)
An Echo Press Editorial: Tips for avoiding bear conflicts
5 hours 42 min ago
B-E School District to hire full-time dean of students
5 hours 43 min ago
Wolf activists against removing federal protection for the gray wolf cheered and chanted Tuesday, June 25, in Gregory Park in Brainerd. The rally took place before a U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service public hearing on delisting gray wolves at nearby Franklin Arts Center. Steve Kohls / Forum News Service
National interests converge on central Minnesota in US’s only gray wolf delisting hearing
6 hours 3 min ago
More students participating in activities
6 hours 44 min ago
Letter to the Editor: One school option excludes Evansville
7 hours 38 min ago
Tim Eggebraaten
Seniors invited to health, safety expo
8 hours 46 min ago
James Clermont, center, and daughters Debbie Connelly, left, and Nancy Dukart, right, pose in front of one of the remaining pillboxes Germans used to defend their occupation of France. (Contributed)
A trip back in time: World War II veteran visits France for 75th D-Day celebration
9 hours 58 min ago
June 25, 2019
Alexandria first baseman Kade Loge applies a late tag on an attempted pick-off play during Post 87's game against the Moorhead Blues on Tuesday night at Knute Nelson Memorial Ballpark. (Eric Morken / Echo Press)
Baseball: Post 87 lacking energy as Moorhead sweeps a doubleheader
18 hours 1 min ago
Police search for driver in fatal northwest Minnesota hit-and-run
19 hours 53 min ago