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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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March 25, 2019
Commentary: Help on the way for farmers
By State Rep. Paul Anderson, R-Starbuck We did the right thing last week (March 14) when both the House and Senate took quick action to pass a measure that will assist farmers in recovering from near-record amounts of snow that have fallen all across the state.
March 25, 2019 - 8:27am
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 12, 2019
Worried about snow piling up on your roof?
Snow and ice build-up hasn't caused roofs to collapse in Douglas County — yet anyway. As of Tuesday afternoon, the Douglas County Sheriff's...
March 12, 2019 - 4:50pm
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 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
February 6, 2019
Douglas County under winter weather advisory
Blowing snow and heavy snowfall are forecasted for west central Minnesota beginning today, Wednesday, and continuing overnight into Thursday. The Minnesota Department of Transportation reminds motorists of the importance of good winter driving habits.
February 6, 2019 - 11:11am
January 30, 2019
Wintry fun at the Echo Press w/video
The staff at the Echo Press decided to have some fun Wednesday morning by trying the hot water trick. The temperature, according to WeatherBug,...
January 30, 2019 - 10:45am
October 20, 2018
Are trees foretelling a bad winter this year with all those seeds and acorns?
FARGO — Did you notice the heavy crop of seeds on the region's trees this summer and fall? Elm seeds fell by the millions this summer at...
October 20, 2018 - 9:00am
October 18, 2018
Odds are, it's going to be a mild winter in the region
FARGO—The official winter outlook is in, and it has good news for people who dread days of bitter cold and wind chill. The Climate Prediction...
October 18, 2018 - 7:08pm
September 12, 2018
Which way will winter weather go? Who knows?
Two competing farmer's almanacs have published conflicting winter forecasts, with one predicting a cold and snowy season and the other expecting...
September 12, 2018 - 6:55am
August 28, 2018
Teeth-chattering cold, plentiful snow predicted in Upper Midwest this winter
People living in the Upper Midwest, including Minnesota, North Dakota and South Dakota, can expect teeth-chattering cold and plentiful snow amounts...
August 28, 2018 - 2:22pm
April 18, 2018
Hungry birds: Cold spring delays migration, limits food sources
As a bird watcher for Cornell University's Project FeederWatch for the past four years, Viola Riggle of Alexandria has seen her share of birds....
April 18, 2018 - 6:57am
April 6, 2018
Golfers beat winter
Although it looked more like winter than spring, several area golfers found a way to beat Mother Nature and get a head start on spring at the...
April 6, 2018 - 4:07pm
March 7, 2018
Going to extremes: Dad builds luge for backyard fun
Danny Sieve needed a way to get his three daughters out of the house and away from the screens of electronics. So he began blowing snow into...
March 7, 2018 - 6:30am