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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
hires and promotions
on the street
January 14, 2019
Vehicle slides into District 206 school bus
A District 206 school bus carrying 44 students was rear-ended by a vehicle Monday morning in Alexandria, while five more students were waiting to board. The crash was reported at 7:18 a.m., on the 1500 block of N. Nokomis St., and occurred in slippery conditions. The bus contained...
January 14, 2019 - 2:42pm
January 13, 2019
Traffic deaths rise in Minn., reach 10-year low in ND
FARGO — The number of fatal motor vehicle crashes in North Dakota dipped to a 10-year low in 2018, while Minnesota experienced a slight increase...
January 13, 2019 - 4:22pm
January 10, 2019
Central Minnesota woman dies after her clothes catch fire
MINNEAPOLIS — A 78-year-old Brainerd woman died Saturday, Jan. 5, at Hennepin Healthcare in Minneapolis after suffering complications of thermal...
January 10, 2019 - 4:11pm
January 9, 2019
Menahga man dies after crashing snowmobile into oncoming car
MENAHGA, Minn. — A Menahga man has died after crashing a snowmobile into a car around 7 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 9, according to the Minnesota...
January 9, 2019 - 12:19pm
January 7, 2019
Update: Snowmobile driver recovering after crash
A 21-year-old Farmington man is recovering from serious injuries he suffered in a snowmobile crash on the south side of Lake Miltona north of Alexandria Saturday, Jan. 5. A 911 caller reported that the crash happened in the south ditch area along County Road 5 near Hermosa Beach Road....
January 7, 2019 - 3:26pm
One-vehicle I-94 crash sends woman, child to hospital
An Evansville woman and a child were taken to the hospital after a single-vehicle crash Sunday night on Interstate 94. Ashley Quinn, 31, was driving a 2000 Chevrolet Blazer westbound on the freeway when she lost control of the vehicle and it rolled into the center median near milepost...
January 7, 2019 - 6:16am
January 2, 2019
Minnesota traffic deaths increase 6% in 2018
ST. PAUL - Minnesota roadway fatalities increased 6 percent in 2018 over the previous year, preliminary numbers released Wednesday, Jan. 2, from...
January 2, 2019 - 3:43pm
December 31, 2018
Boy, 11, credited with swimming pool rescue
EAGAN, Minn. -- An 11-year-old Eagan boy saved a drowning man more than twice his size Sunday, Dec. 30. Advaik Nandikotkur, who weighs 70 pounds,...
December 31, 2018 - 8:08pm
December 28, 2018
Man struck, killed by pickup plow north of Brainerd
MERRIFIELD, Minn. - A 51-year-old Merrifield man died after he was struck Thursday, Dec. 17, by a pickup with a snowplow on the 24000 block of...
December 28, 2018 - 11:02am
December 27, 2018
Body of second missing Minnesota snowmobiler found in lake
ELY, Minn. - A Cloquet man last seen with a Cloquet woman Friday, Dec. 21, was found dead Wednesday in the water on White Iron Lake, which is...
December 27, 2018 - 10:27am
December 23, 2018
3 victims flown for treatment after car-train crash in Minnesota
PERHAM, Minn. -- A woman and two girls were flown for medical treatment after a car-train collision in northwest Minnesota. According to the...
December 23, 2018 - 6:09pm
December 22, 2018
SUV-semi crash among several in area Saturday
Two people were taken to Alomere Health in Alexandria as a result of a sport utility vehicle-semi truck crash near the Osakis exit on Interstate 94 Saturday morning. The crash, one of several reported in the region during the morning related to icy conditions caused by a small amount...
December 22, 2018 - 1:30pm
December 19, 2018
Tuesday night crash sends three to hospital
One person was ejected from their vehicle and three people were injured Tuesday night in a two-vehicle crash just east of Alexandria. The crash...
December 19, 2018 - 6:54am
December 16, 2018
2 dead after horse-drawn buggy struck from behind
AVON, Minn. — Two adults are dead after their horse-drawn buggy was struck from behind by a Ford F-150 pickup at 11:17 a.m. on Sunday, Dec....
December 16, 2018 - 6:03pm
‘He’s still out there.’ Family of missing Lake Elmo hunter hopes for answers
PINE COUNTY, Minn. — Lee Peltier wasn’t dressed for nasty weather last month when he went deer hunting east of Hinckley, Minn. Wearing camouflage...
December 16, 2018 - 2:07pm