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Lyme disease on the rise in area counties
Law Enforcement Blotter: June 20
Nitrate clinic finds well water OK
Student accomplishments, scholarships
What's happening in old Kmart building?
Legion baseball: Osakis offense rolls in 14-1 rout
Larson, Nohre card aces at Miltona
Byrne hired to head Alex volleyball team
Yoemans wins title at Minnewaska, Osakis’ Eldred ties for fifth
Alexandria shooters compete among state's best Friday
A big heart: Forada firefighter loved helping everyone
And the most-requested library books are....
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
The day Curt Felt died
Bonding over books
Dennis & Ardelle (Botzet) Feda
Dick and Sue Anderson
Alexandria shooters compete among state's best Friday
Trap shooting championship: Alexandria proves itself as a top team in Minnesota
Osakis natives bring home big payday from Lions Walleye Tournament
Trap shooters to converge on Alex Shooting Park
Morken: How frequent are bear sightings in Douglas County?
James M. Rutten
Shirley G. Botzet
Donna Mae Lunemann
Commentary: Let's not live for the gaffes and 'gotchas'
In the Know: Hanging up on robocalls
1918: Townships run out of primary ballots
An Echo Press Editorial: Don't fall for this spoofing attack
Commentary: SNAP program is a failed system
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
County crafting buffer compliance rules
Carlos Creek Winery to open brewery
State nonprofit's aim is zero waste
Carlos Creek Winery plans brewery
Heartland Orthopedics hits milestone
Hilltop Lumber to get BIAD award
hires and promotions
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May 25, 2018
Three local projects make cut
It took until the last half-hour of the 2018 Legislative session, but the Minnesota Legislature finally passed a $1.5 billion bonding bill and sent it to Gov. Mark Dayton for his signature. Tucked inside that bonding bill are a few items that could go directly toward projects in the...
May 25, 2018 - 7:25am
May 4, 2018
When Madi met Harv: A story of a girl and her love of horses
A trip to the gift shop at Canterbury Park turned Jennifer Anderson into something she never expected: a children's book author. Anderson and...
May 4, 2018 - 11:01am
May 1, 2018
Get ready for road work
With one Minnesota season finally arriving — spring, another one is just getting started — road construction. Earlier this month,...
May 1, 2018 - 1:18pm
March 19, 2018
Meeting will discuss Glenwood road construction project
An information session on a construction project involving highways 28, 29 and 104 in Glenwood has been set for Thursday, March 22. Representatives from the Minnesota Department of Transportation, city of Glenwood and the Grow Glenwood committee will have information on detours and...
March 19, 2018 - 6:04am
February 26, 2018
Two from Alexandria injured in Pope County rollover
An Alexandria driver and teenage passenger were injured Sunday in a rollover crash in Pope County. A Minnesota State Patrol report said Brian...
February 26, 2018 - 11:51am
Blood drives set for Glenwood
During Red Cross Month in March, the American Red Cross has scheduled a blood drive in Glenwood. Since 1943, every U.S. president has designated March as Red Cross Month to recognize how the Red Cross helps people across the country and around the world, the organization said in...
February 26, 2018 - 7:29am
January 2, 2018
Lane closure on Highway 28 in Glenwood begins
Motorists on Highway 28/Minnesota Avenue East in Glenwood will experience a one-block lane closure of the westbound lane between First Street NE and Highway 29/Franklin Street beginning today, Jan. 2. Eastbound traffic should slow down and eliminate distractions, westbound traffic...
January 2, 2018 - 11:18am
September 18, 2017
Glenwood woman, Hoffman man hurt in crash
A Glenwood woman and a Hoffman man were injured Saturday when the van they were in pulled out in front of a semi-truck in Stevens County, the Minnesota State Patrol said.
September 18, 2017 - 7:52am
September 15, 2017
Glenwood teen recovering after fall from vehicle
A Glenwood teen is recovering at home after falling from the bumper of a moving sport-utility vehicle. Dylan Jergenson, 16, was getting ready...
September 15, 2017 - 9:22am
August 21, 2017
Glenwood resort receives Century Resort designation
You've heard of Century Farms? Now there are Century Resorts. The Minnesota Resort and Campground Association has launched a new Century Resort designation to recognize resorts that have been in continuous operation for at least 100 years. Six resorts have enrolled, including Peters...
August 21, 2017 - 6:45am
August 14, 2017
Grant helps Glenwood with downtown facelift
A neighbor of Alexandria is about to remodel. Glenwood received an $873,746 grant from the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development...
August 14, 2017 - 7:03am
May 27, 2017
Letter: March for Truth in Glenwood
To the editor: America needs to hear the truth. There will be a March for Truth at Barsness Park in Glenwood at 10 a.m. on Saturday, June 3 to let Congress know the American people want to know the truth about the Russian involvement into the 2016 elections and a special commission...
May 27, 2017 - 8:38am
May 12, 2017
Covering the miles with a smile
On Saturday, May 20, I will be running my 10th half-marathon. My husband, Al, and I started running about seven years ago and since that time,...
May 12, 2017 - 7:32am
April 18, 2017
Glenwood driver injured after falling asleep at wheel
A Glenwood woman was injured Monday, April 17, after she fell asleep while driving and hit a parked vehicle in Pope County. The Minnesota State...
April 18, 2017 - 10:02am
April 14, 2017
Letter: Join our Tax Day March in Glenwood
To the editor: On Saturday, April 15, "Tax Day," there is a march in Glenwood. It is a part of the national Tax Day March movement (taxmarch.org). There are four marches in Minnesota — Glenwood, Mankato, Rochester and St. Paul. You may ask why we march. The simple answer is...
April 14, 2017 - 8:31am