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Law Enforcement Blotter: May 17-19
Koopman dies in rollover; recalled for helping others
Minnesota begins another 'Click It or Ticket' campaign on 10th anniversary of seat belt law
Walz, legislative leaders strike budget deal, drop gas tax hike
Boys golf: Cardinals expect a battle at sections after another CLC win
Track and field: Lakers’ progression peaks with a true team state title
Adapted Bowling: Cardinals gain state experience with young core
Baseball: Chargers win fifth straight with sweep of Hillcrest
Boys tennis: Alexandria to get rematch with Willmar in 8AA semifinals
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
John Sr Bosek
John Sr Bosek
Otter Tail County to host 2020 Minnesota Governor’s Fishing Opener
After winter fish kill, how will Lake Christina respond?
Host community selected for 2020 Minnesota Governor’s Fishing Opener
Governor’s Fishing Opener celebrates fishing tourism in Minnesota
Not a bad bite on opening morning
Joseph W. "Joe" Koopman
Lorraine C. Rachel
Shirley A. Larson
Letter to the Editor: CIA has blood on their hands
Letter to the Editor: Protect our elections, authorize funding
Commentary: For health care, build on what works
Letter to the Editor: More information on Arthur Hesse
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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
On The Street
Alex grad helps newlyweds
Make room for a new press: Alexandria Industries breaks ground on expansion
Farmers under pressure
Miltona native wins UMD Shark Tank event
hires and promotions
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May 9, 2019
May snow record smashed
Winter struck back with record May snowfalls over the past two days - coating the Northland in snow, and causing weather alerts lasting until...
May 9, 2019 - 3:38pm
April 12, 2019
I-94 from Moorhead to Osakis reopens at 7 a.m.
The Minnesota Department of Transportation and Minnesota State Patrol is reopening Interstate 94 from Osakis to Moorhead at 7 a.m. Friday. The...
April 12, 2019 - 6:36am
March 19, 2019
Help available for those with snow-damaged buildings
Help is available locally and statewide for those who own homes, barns, sheds and other buildings that were damaged by the recent heavy snow and rainfall. The Douglas County Land and Resource Management Office is available to help building owners determine if they need a permit to...
March 19, 2019 - 12:15pm
March 13, 2019
Postal workers weathering winter
Winter is never a surprise in Alexandria, but as it drags on, we may often want to forget about this one. The harsh reality was that the lowest...
March 13, 2019 - 6:44am
March 10, 2019
Keep meters clear of snow and ice
CenterPoint Energy is reminding natural gas customers to clear snow and ice away from their meters and regulators. Snow and ice on the meter or on the roof above the meter could lead to potentially dangerous conditions, including natural gas buildup in homes and businesses and service...
March 10, 2019 - 12:23pm
March 9, 2019
It's Our Turn: Sick of the white stuff
I've always kind of liked snow and winter. But this year is taking its toll. It seems like every day we get more snow that needs to be shoveled...
March 9, 2019 - 12:25pm
March 8, 2019
Alexandria issues storm advice; city braces for foot of snow
The weather forecast for the next 72 hours has Alexandria getting up to 12 inches of new snow. With that in mind, the city of Alexandria issued the following general recommendations for public safety: Do not park on the city streets.Do not put garbage cans on city street or public...
March 8, 2019 - 1:48pm
March 6, 2019
An Echo Press Editorial: Be 'salt smart' this winter
This winter has been a wicked one. Tons of snow. Lots of cold. Slippery ice. With all that, homeowners tend to dump more salt on their driveways,...
March 6, 2019 - 9:30am
March 5, 2019
Heart doctors explain the precautions you should take when shoveling snow
When Dr. Nicole Worden was in her cardiology fellowships at the University of Iowa, there was a sense of place to the heart attack patients she...
March 5, 2019 - 4:55pm
March 1, 2019
Update: Names released in snowplow crash
Heavy snow is making travel less than desirable, especially on Interstate 94. Several crashes have been reported, including one near mile marker...
March 1, 2019 - 1:49pm
February 27, 2019
One snowy month: Record February has snow dump sites filling up fast
Dane Bosl recalls minor snows Nov. 4 and Nov. 11 that were welcomed by the City of Alexandria's public works division director. "They were a...
February 27, 2019 - 11:10am
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
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 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