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MN Capitol notebook: The budget fights begin, 'early win' faces turmoil in St. Paul
Eastbound I-94 near Barnesville reopens
Law Enforcement Blotter: Feb. 19-21
Douglas County Board approves contracts with Miltona, Evansville
Priest says 'fear has overtaken' him since attack
Boys basketball: Panthers position themselves for a playoff push after 19th win
WATCH: Minnesota Gophers' hockey press conference for Feb. 22.
Sports schedule for Friday, Feb. 22
Boys basketball: Knights create some distance from B-E in 6A matchup
Boys basketball: Johnson sets another Ashby scoring mark in 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
Wildlife weather the winter
Deadlines approaching to remove fish houses from Minnesota lakes
Mike Frisch: A look ahead
Big tullibee pulled through the ice on the Alexandria Chain
Fishing For the Cure sets sights high
June Ella Davis
Eva Mae Strazzabosco
Ellsworth L. Molden
Michael "Mike" Rooney
Kenneth "Ken" R. Kloubec
Letter to the Editor: An ode to a winter bird
In the Know: A seamless transfer of degrees
1994: Alexandria restricts smoking on city property
Letter to the Editor: Leading from the heart can be unwise
An Echo Press Editorial: Sunny news about jobs
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
Cancer, company create crowd at ice fishing event
Minn. man wants to know why a drug costs $40 in Canada, $350 in US
Heartland researchers published nationally
Family makes tough decision to sell cows
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February 4, 2019
Grants aid area fire departments: Money will help buy new washers, dryers
Last year, the Osakis Fire Department went on 47 calls. Each time, whether it was an actual fire or not, firefighters were required to wear their...
February 4, 2019 - 6:12am
November 10, 2018
Back in the field one year after cancer
Colfax, ND woman left her corporate job, then cancer, behind to return to farming. Watch the full episode of AgweekTV on Agweek.com Get the latest...
November 10, 2018 - 8:30am
July 18, 2018
Relay for Life deemed successful
Although donations are still being tallied, this year's Douglas County Relay for Life event is expected to raise close to $155,000. Lorene Pitcher,...
July 18, 2018 - 12:06pm
July 14, 2018
Hope, heat index run high at Relay for Life
Another successful Douglas County Relay for Life event took place Friday night in Alexandria. With temperatures nearing 90 degrees, participants...
July 14, 2018 - 6:00pm
July 11, 2018
Relay for Life ranks third in state
Participants at last year's Douglas County Relay for Life event raised $185,000, the third most of any Relay event in Minnesota. "It's because...
July 11, 2018 - 8:15am
Molden eager to use platform God gave him: Honorary survivor to share cancer story at Relay for Life
Josh Molden is looking forward to this Friday's Relay for Life as it is his first time participating. He is one of two honorary survivors who...
July 11, 2018 - 6:17am
July 9, 2018
Painting the town purple
Organizers and volunteers were out and about helping to "Paint the Town Purple" Monday night. The annual event kicks off the Douglas County Relay...
July 9, 2018 - 7:02pm
July 6, 2018
Her saving grace: Dahlheimer credits husband, doctors for support 43 years ago
While working as a nurse at an Anoka clinic, Patti Dahlheimer began losing a lot of weight. The problem was she wasn't trying to lose weight,...
July 6, 2018 - 5:00am
New guidelines for cancer screening
Dr. Deb Dittberner, Alomere Health physician and chief medical officer, was well aware of the alarming numbers when it came to colon cancer....
June 6, 2018 - 11:59am
April 30, 2018
A new way of saving firefighters from cancer -- research
Speaking to a room full of firefighters from across the state, U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minnesota, addressed a topic that's near and dear to...
April 30, 2018 - 5:07pm
February 24, 2018
Alexandria Industries' event reels in $50,000 for cancer research
Alexandria Industries had a successful fundraiser for cancer research on Feb. 17. "Fishing for the Cure" eclipsed the company's goal of raising...
February 24, 2018 - 7:21am
January 3, 2018
Cough leads to cancer diagnosis for Brandon 2-year-old
When Adrianna Sletto realized her 2-year-old daughter Kaidence seemed to be under the weather in early December, she took her to the doctor....
January 3, 2018 - 7:08am
December 5, 2017
Now cancer-free, Dayton encourages screenings for early detection
ST. PAUL — Gov. Mark Dayton had a bit of good health news to share and he used the opportunity to encourage his fellow Minnesotans to look...
December 5, 2017 - 2:06pm
August 30, 2017
Stalking a silent killer: Senator stops in Alexandria on campaign to track firefighter cancer rates
Jamie Schaffran, 41, of Brandon, died two years ago after a difficult six-month battle with lung cancer. He was not a smoker. Kurt Strand, 46,...
August 30, 2017 - 5:34pm
August 24, 2017
$183,000 raised at Relay for Life
This year's Relay for Life in Douglas County raised $183,000 for cancer research, according to the organization. Lorene Pitcher, Relay for Life...
August 24, 2017 - 11:45am