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Suspect identified in north-central Minnesota shooting that left 3 dead; deputy recovering
Program offers help for homebuyers
Body found in house fire identified as 57-year-old Menahga man
TV show delves into Runestone
Law Enforcement Blotter: Feb. 13-14
COLLEGE HOCKEY ROUNDUP: Beavers get 5-point weekend, move in to 4th in WCHA
Fishing For the Cure sets sights high
WATCH: Minnesota Gophers' hockey press conference for Feb. 16.
Girls basketball: Defense dominates as Alex wraps up season sweep of Otters
Blizzard hockey: Meister’s hat trick fuels Alexandria to a big road win
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....
Dylan Kriese- Rachel Jones
Fishing For the Cure sets sights high
Walz proposes $4.6 million in response to CWD spread
WATCH: Minnesota angler pulls 120-pound sturgeon through ice
Morken: Recent info on CWD more reason to pay attention
Minnesota lawmakers talk details of legislation looking to combat CWD
Jay S. Reine
Darlene M. Soberg
Betty Jane Gottwalt
It's Our Turn: Heading into the unknown
An Echo Press Editorial: What to do when water pipes burst
Commentary: Border 'crisis' is overblown
1994: Travelers report mysterious light
In the Know: DMA strives for servant leadership
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
Dairy Herd Liquidation: The Tough Decision
Health officials promote higher rates of childhood vaccination to prevent measles spread
Osakis farmer lands in Hall of Fame
hires and promotions
on the street
February 14, 2019
Update: Bad weather closes schools early Feb. 14
Bad weather is once again closing schools early today, Thursday, Feb. 14. Here are the schools affected (as of 11:30 a.m.): Osakis closing at 12:30 p.m. (basketball game with Melrose is off); Alexandria closing two hours early (no afternoon early childhood program and decisions about...
February 14, 2019 - 11:34am
February 10, 2019
Packin’ up and heading north? Climate change is affecting Minnesota more than most states
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. -- The loon could retreat into Canada, leaving Minnesota for good by 2080, if climate change continues to deteriorate the...
February 10, 2019 - 3:21pm
February 8, 2019
Minnesota National Guard rescues stranded motorists under state of emergency declaration
OLIVIA, Minn. – Weather and road conditions were so bad in west-central Minnesota's Renville County Thursday night, Feb. 7, that the Minnesota...
February 8, 2019 - 9:56am
February 6, 2019
Douglas County under winter weather advisory
Blowing snow and heavy snowfall are forecasted for west central Minnesota beginning today, Wednesday, and continuing overnight into Thursday. The Minnesota Department of Transportation reminds motorists of the importance of good winter driving habits.
February 6, 2019 - 11:11am
January 31, 2019
Cotton again hits 56 below, missing state record
January 31, 2019 - 1:41pm
January 29, 2019
Northwest Minn. counties lose power in dangerously low temps
EAST GRAND FORKS, Minn. — Several northeast Minnesota communities are without power in dangerously low temperatures brought by the polar vortex....
January 29, 2019 - 11:05pm
No mail delivery Wednesday
The U.S. Postal Service has suspended mail delivery for Minnesota, North Dakota and South Dakota on Wednesday, Jan. 30, because of worsening weather conditions related to Polar Vortex Jayden. Postal operations are also being suspended in Iowa, western Wisconsin and western Illinois....
January 29, 2019 - 7:09pm
January 18, 2019
Ice changes candlelight event at Lake Carlos State Park
Icy conditions have changed plans for a candlelight ski at Lake Carlos State Park this Saturday, Jan. 19. This event will now only be a snowshoe event due to the poor condition of the ski trails with the ice. "We will still have the snowshoe portion for those wanting to snowshoe...
January 18, 2019 - 9:25am
January 14, 2019
WATCH: Central Minnesota group makes world’s largest spinning ice disc
LITTLE FALLS, Minn. - A Little Falls group can again reclaim the world’s largest ice carousel. The diameter of the massive disc of ice -- carved...
January 14, 2019 - 12:44pm
December 31, 2018
Bitter wind chills expected for New Year's Eve, Day
A winter storm warning and a wind chill advisory have been issued for Douglas County, and the county is advising no unnecessary travel until...
December 31, 2018 - 1:26pm
December 28, 2018
No travel advisory lifted for I-94 between Alexandria, Moorhead
Traffic on Interstate 94 between Evansville and Brandon is moving once again this morning, after the eastbound lanes were shut down Thursday...
December 28, 2018 - 7:30am
December 27, 2018
Update: Winter's first storm closes mall; unnecessary travel not advised
Snowstorms don't always come as advertised, but so far this one — the first of the winter for Douglas County — appears to be living...
December 27, 2018 - 2:27pm
December 26, 2018
Minnewaska closes all school buildings because of storm
Ahead of a predicted storm, Minnewaska Area Schools is closing all buildings, offices, and programs from 2 p.m. today, Dec. 26, through noon on Friday, Dec. 28. The closure means all buildings will be closed for practice, competition or programming, including Laker Legends. "We are...
December 26, 2018 - 10:47am
December 15, 2018
Dry December threatens bare Christmas in Duluth, central Minnesota
DULUTH — Duluth is expected to have an inch of snow on the ground come Dec. 25 — but that’s about it. That’s technically enough to consider...
December 15, 2018 - 2:36pm
Three-month weather outlook sticks with warmer than normal winter forecast
WILLISTON, N.D. -- It sure looks good on a map. The reality remains to be seen. The Climate Prediction Center issued its monthly long-range temperature...
November 15, 2018 - 7:49pm