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Watch out for fresh oil on Hwy 27 between Alexandria, Hoffman
Law Enforcement Blotter: July 18
Grant application approved for visitor center
Mall is ready for a comeback
Alexandria martial arts group competes at national tournament
Baseball: Post 87 loses two heartbreakers against Perham
Baseball: Alex Junior Red Legion team sweeps Aitkin for 16th win
Baseball: Post 87 splits with Thief River Falls for its ninth win in July
A chance to say thank you: Dan Kiser reunites with the man that saved his life at Alexandria boxing event
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
Jerry and Mary Kaye Wright
Open house dedicated to deer conversation set for Aug. 22 in Glenwood
Morken: Laying out a setup on a buck bed
Popular Minnesota state parks working to keep the crowds in the future
Morken: The path toward curing target panic
Bentlee's big bass
Paul D. LeBrasseur
Shirley (Schwartz) Fimon
Janice L. Payne
Philip Eugene Yeutter
An Echo Press Editorial: Now we know what fantastic is
2009: Brock Lesnar rules UFC
Letter to the Editor: Land of the free, home of the brave?
In the Know: What this new campaign will NOT tell you
A Guest Editorial: Honor journalists who gave their all
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
SuperAmerica to close doors
Hospitals blast Minnesota insurer
Endless Treasure opens: New second-hand store supports MS Society
Sanford helps high school athletes 'beef up'
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July 7, 2019
Trap event good for local business: Town retailers experienced increased attention
The Trap Shooting Championship, held over nine days last month at the Alexandria Shooting Park, had a new aspect to the schedule this year:...
July 7, 2019 - 10:07am
April 16, 2019
Baseball: FCA youth baseball camp this weekend
The Fellowship of Christian Athletes is holding a youth baseball camp on April 19 and 20. Grades 3-5 will practice from 9 a.m.-noon on Friday morning and from 1-3 on Saturday. Grades 6-8 will go from 1-4 on Friday and 2-5 on Saturday. Camp goers will also attend a chapel session for...
April 16, 2019 - 11:04am
March 27, 2019
Best birthday present ever: Sterling Schmidt goes to Twins camp, wins prestigious award
Sterling Schmidt was told by his brother, Shane, that he had to be home at 5 p.m. on his birthday. He didn't question it. Sterling was informed...
March 27, 2019 - 6:46am
March 12, 2019
Boys basketball: Osakis’ run comes to an end
With five seconds left in the Section 8AA quarterfinal game at Moorhead High School Monday night, Osakis head coach Matt Hoelscher huddled around...
March 12, 2019 - 1:12am
March 7, 2019
Boys Basketball: Osakis' business mentality earns them first round win
The Osakis boys basketball team won 25 games in the regular season. They weren't satisfied. On Thursday night, the Silverstreaks won their opening...
March 7, 2019 - 10:38pm
March 5, 2019
Girls Basketball: Panthers avenge two seasons of heartbreak
Parkers Prairie has seen its girls basketball team on the cusp of winning the Section 6A-South championship the past two seasons only to witness...
March 5, 2019 - 11:46pm
March 4, 2019
Girls Basketball: WCA bounced in quarterfinals
The West Central Area girls basketball team was eliminated from the Section 6A tournament after losing to the Underwood Rockets (21-5) 57-52 on Saturday night. The Knights were riding high off their opening round win over Hancock (12-12) 86-53. WCA had earned the second seed in the...
March 4, 2019 - 12:13pm
March 3, 2019
Hockey: Blizzard control playoff destiny heading into final weekend
After a weekend series sweep of the Wausau RiverWolves (9-34-1-0) The Alexandria Blizzard will head into the final week of the regular season with a chance to clinch a the fourth playoff spot in the NA3HL West Division. On Friday night, the Blizzard throttled the RiverWolves 13-1....
March 3, 2019 - 6:18pm
Girls Basketball: Alexandria's defense earns them section title-game berth
Alexandria girls basketball head coach Wendy Kohler likes to say that she has "a team of no stars." She sings her praises of effort and intensity...
March 3, 2019 - 12:27am
March 2, 2019
Boys basketball: Alexandria survives regular season finale
The final game of the Alexandria boys basketball season was decided by one possession against the Willmar Cardinals (14-12) on Friday night. After leading by as many as nine, Alexandria held on to beat Willmar 63-61. Hundreds of Alexandria residents packed themselves into the gym...
March 2, 2019 - 10:52pm
Girls Basketball: Parkers Prairie advances with ease
The Parkers Prairie girls basketball team advanced to the second round of the Section 6A-South playoffs on Thursday night with a 65-38 win over Ortonville (10-14). Senior guard Veronica Schwartz had 21 points to lead the panthers in scoring. Schwartz completed the double-double effort...
March 2, 2019 - 1:05am
March 1, 2019
Boys Basketball: Alexandria holds on to beat Big Lake
The Alexandria boys basketball team overgame a lofty second half to beat the Big Lake Hornets (11-14) 67-62 Thursday night. After scoring 42...
March 1, 2019 - 12:33pm
February 28, 2019
Girls Basketball: Thunder shutdown Silverstreaks in second half
The Osakis girls basketball team fell in the regular season finale to the Long Prairie-Grey Eagle Thunder (4-19) 48-37 on Tuesday night. The Silverstreaks scored only 10 points in the final 18 minutes after taking a three-point lead into the locker room after the first half. "We worked...
February 28, 2019 - 11:56am
February 27, 2019
Boys basketball: Knight get bounce-back win over Rockets
After losing a hard-fought game with Hancock last weekend, the West Central Area boys basketball team got back in the win column with a 67-53 victory over the Underwood Rockets (3-21) Tuesday night. Senior fowad Teigen Moritz made his presence felt on both sides of the floor. He...
February 27, 2019 - 12:33pm
Boys Basketball: Chargers breeze past Bears
The Brandon-Evansville boys basketball team wrapped up its regular season with a convincing 64-32 win at home against the Bertha-Hewitt Bears (1-22) Tuesday night. Junior guard Keagan Schiele scored a team-high 15 points. Senior center Eli Anderson also hit double-digits with his...
February 27, 2019 - 11:44am