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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
Basketball: New-look Alex girls gain some confidence with summer state title
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
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
Letter to the Editor: Workers not hired because of visa paperwork
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
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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on the street
July 17, 2019
January crash at Appleton, Minn., airport due to ice on runway
APPLETON, Minn. — The National Transportation Safety Board has completed its investigation into the Jan. 2 crash of a Cessna Skyhawk at the...
July 17, 2019 - 8:39pm
July 16, 2019
Woman plummets 30 feet from Gooseberry Falls in northeastern Minnesota
TWO HARBORS, Minn. — A woman was airlifted after falling off waterfalls at Gooseberry State Park along Lake Superior on Saturday, July 13,...
July 16, 2019 - 8:10am
July 15, 2019
Crash with tractor sends five to hospital
An SUV and a construction tractor collided on a Douglas County highway Monday morning, sending one adult and four children to the hospital. The crash was reported at 6:48 a.m. July 15 on Highway 27, near County Road 1, in Solem Township.
July 15, 2019 - 10:02am
July 12, 2019
Man dies after being pinned beneath ATV in west-central Minnesota
MADISON, Minn. — A 56-year old man from Lac qui Parle County was found dead early Friday morning, July 12, pinned underneath an ATV. The name...
July 12, 2019 - 12:44pm
Propane truck rolls over, spilling fuel
Propane and diesel fuel leaked from a propane truck following a rollover Thursday morning, causing a Douglas County road to be shut down. The liquid propane delivery truck rolled over in the northbound ditch off of Douglas County Road 2, south of Lake Ellen Road SE, at about 8 a.m....
July 12, 2019 - 8:03am
July 11, 2019
Preliminary report details moments before North Memorial helicopter crash in Brainerd
BRAINERD, Minn. — Foggy conditions on June 28 were noted in a preliminary report on the fatal helicopter crash at Brainerd Lakes Regional Airport....
July 11, 2019 - 4:30pm
July 8, 2019
Pedestrian killed in western Minnesota hit-and-run identified; driver still sought
OTTERTAIL, Minn. — Authorities have identified the pedestrian killed in a hit-and-run collision over the weekend near the town of Ottertail....
July 8, 2019 - 2:50pm
Parkers Prairie motorcyclist injured in collision with deer
BUTLER — A woman from Parkers Prairie was injured after her motorcycle struck a deer on County Highway 67 just north of Butler on Sunday, July 7, according to the Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Office. After hitting the deer, Jennifer Pullins, 51, lost control of her Harley-Davidson...
July 8, 2019 - 8:07am
July 5, 2019
Wisconsin boy dies after nearly drowning in northeast Minnesota lake
SUPERIOR, Wis. — A 14-year-old Superior boy died overnight Thursday, July 4, due to medical complications that arose from being underwater...
July 5, 2019 - 9:42am
July 3, 2019
Driver crashes into dental office
An 8 a.m. appointment at Dentistry at the Center in Alexandria almost switched from a walk-in to a drive-through Wednesday, when a sport utility...
July 3, 2019 - 12:50pm
July 2, 2019
Man dies after falling from grain elevator in central Minnesota
WILLMAR, Minn. — A Willmar man died early Tuesday, July 2, after falling from a grain elevator. The incident was reported at 4:22 a.m. at the...
July 2, 2019 - 9:35am
Update: Crash on Highway 29 injures four (w/ video)
A crash between a tanker truck and a car on Highway 29 north of Alexandria sent four people to the hospital with non-critical injuries Tuesday...
July 2, 2019 - 8:54am
June 25, 2019
Police search for driver in fatal northwest Minnesota hit-and-run
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. — Authorities are investigating after a driver fled the scene of a crash that left one man dead Monday night, June 24,...
June 25, 2019 - 8:09pm
June 23, 2019
Minnesota cat survives 45-minute ordeal in washing machine
MAPLEWOOD, Minn. — Felix the cat used up one of his nine lives last week after he survived a 45-minute trip through a washing machine. “The...
June 23, 2019 - 11:05am
June 20, 2019
Cyclist fatally hit by Twin Cities commuter train, dragged more than 7 miles
COON RAPIDS, Minn. — A bicyclist was struck and killed by a northbound Northstar commuter train in Fridley during the evening rush hour Thursday,...
June 20, 2019 - 9:21pm