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July 11, 2019
The Legacy of the Lakes Boat Show will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at Arrowwood Resort near Alexandria. (File photo)
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July 11, 2019 - 5:38pm
July 3, 2019
The Twin Valley (Minn.) Living Center closed in November for financial reasons. The home is one of more than two dozen rural nursing homes to close in the state since 2007. The building is now up for sale. Peter Cox / MPR News
More Minnesota nursing homes are closing, and rural towns feel the pain
July 3, 2019 - 7:05am
May 23, 2019
Dennis Lester chimes in during a Beer and Hymn event at the Cozy Cup Cafe in Parkers Prairie. Behind him are keyboarist Pam Wenzel and Pastor Rachel Stout on guitar. (Karen Tolkkinen / Echo Press)
Beer & Hymns: Area churches take hymn singing public
May 23, 2019 - 6:01am
January 16, 2019
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January 13, 2019
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January 13, 2019 - 10:29am
January 9, 2019
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January 9, 2019 - 7:17am
January 6, 2019
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January 6, 2019 - 12:37pm
December 10, 2018
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December 10, 2018 - 7:14am
October 28, 2018
Tanner Boyle, in a SWAT costume, and Logan Boyle, dressed as Black Panther, get a treat Sunday near the Bethesda Lutheran Church parking lot. Angie Wolenetz and her daughter, Finley, offered some help. (Al Edenloff / Echo Press)
Scaring up Halloween fun
October 28, 2018 - 3:24pm
September 20, 2018
Actors tell the stories of Parkers Prairie and three other Otter Tail County cities to celebrate the county's 150th anniversary. They staged "OtterTales: The Musical" in four cities, including in Parkers Prairie on Sunday, Sept. 16. They lip-synced and danced to a recording of dialogue and music. (Photo by Daniel Broten)
Otter Tail celebrates 150 years of history
September 20, 2018 - 6:51am
August 24, 2018
Viola Larson, 100, of Alexandria, visits with lifelong friend, Elvira Blank, 100, of Miltona. The two have known each other their entire lives and have remained good friends throughout the last century. (Lowell Anderson / Echo Press)
Friends for a century: Two women, who are almost 101, form unique bond
August 24, 2018 - 5:36am
August 22, 2018
Fair attendance higher first two days
August 22, 2018 - 11:42am
August 6, 2018
Broken Fiddle, a band from the St. Cloud area, performed in the 11th of the weekly Thursday night concerts in front of the Douglas County Courthouse. From left: Kris and Angie Crandall, former Alexandria resident Jake Hagedorn and Doug Millaway. (Ross Evavold / Echo Press)
Thursday concerts in home stretch
August 6, 2018 - 2:48pm
June 22, 2018
Members of the Alexandria chapter of the Vietnam Veterans of America, including (left to right) Tom Scearcy of Alexandria, Steve Carlson of Frazee (formerly of Garfield) and Merl King of Evansville, rode their motorcycles to Washington, D.C. to take part in the Rolling Thunder motorcycle rally. Not pictured: Gary Modlin  of Lowry. (Celeste Edenloff / Echo Press)
Visiting the wall: Four area vets join Rolling Thunder protest and rally in D.C.
June 22, 2018 - 4:53am
May 27, 2018
Ten-month-old Sylvia Marohl of Alexandria is all smiles sporting a fire department hat, as Serek Marohl looks on Sunday during Ole Oppe Fest. (Ross Evavold / Echo Press)
Oppe Fest wraps up weekend run
May 27, 2018 - 3:09pm