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Suspect identified in north-central Minnesota shooting that left 3 dead; deputy recovering
Program offers help for homebuyers
Body found in house fire identified as 57-year-old Menahga man
TV show delves into Runestone
Law Enforcement Blotter: Feb. 13-14
COLLEGE HOCKEY ROUNDUP: Beavers get 5-point weekend, move in to 4th in WCHA
Fishing For the Cure sets sights high
WATCH: Minnesota Gophers' hockey press conference for Feb. 16.
Girls basketball: Defense dominates as Alex wraps up season sweep of Otters
Blizzard hockey: Meister’s hat trick fuels Alexandria to a big road 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
Fishing For the Cure sets sights high
Walz proposes $4.6 million in response to CWD spread
WATCH: Minnesota angler pulls 120-pound sturgeon through ice
Morken: Recent info on CWD more reason to pay attention
Minnesota lawmakers talk details of legislation looking to combat CWD
Jay S. Reine
Darlene M. Soberg
Betty Jane Gottwalt
It's Our Turn: Heading into the unknown
An Echo Press Editorial: What to do when water pipes burst
Commentary: Border 'crisis' is overblown
1994: Travelers report mysterious light
In the Know: DMA strives for servant leadership
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
Dairy Herd Liquidation: The Tough Decision
Health officials promote higher rates of childhood vaccination to prevent measles spread
Osakis farmer lands in Hall of Fame
hires and promotions
on the street
February 14, 2019
Minnesota man survives North Dakota blizzard in his vehicle, but then he's hit with tragic news
FARGO — A missing Minnesota man who was disoriented spent two nights in last week's blizzard and bitter cold in his vehicle in a ditch along...
February 14, 2019 - 6:53pm
TLC helps cut flowers last
Valentine's Day is fast approaching, and although chocolate is a great gift, flowers are just as enjoyable, don't add calories and may last longer. If your Valentine gives you fresh-cut flowers, you will want to keep them beautiful for as long as possible. The lifespan of flowers...
February 14, 2019 - 7:29am
Valentine's cards for a cause: No longer just a way to reveal a crush, cards now deliver social good
In Woodland Elementary School on Valentine's Day, young Cupids knock on class doors. It's "Cupi-gram" time, and the messengers deliver affectionate...
February 14, 2019 - 5:32am
February 13, 2019
Valentine's Day data: Fun facts and figures about the most romantic day of the year
February 13, 2019 - 12:10pm
February 12, 2019
Some pruning starts in February
Is it time to prune? How should I prune? What should I prune? So many questions surround the task of landscape pruning. For many trees and shrubs late winter-early spring is the perfect time to prune them, but this isn't the time for all species.
February 12, 2019 - 10:01am
February 11, 2019
Putting their heart and soul into it
Even though the bitterly cold temperatures canceled three of their rehearsals, the more than 40 cast members of Andria Theatre's production of...
February 11, 2019 - 6:33am
February 10, 2019
Teens, kids receive eye, dental care
School children received free eye screenings and dental care recently, thanks to local volunteers. On Wednesday, Jan. 30, the coldest day in...
February 10, 2019 - 9:23am
February 9, 2019
Bethel's head football coach to speak Steve Johnson, the coach who brought Bethel University's football program to national prominence, will speak at the Unity Foundation's monthly Faith at Work Lunch on Friday, Feb. 15, noon to 1 p.m. at the Broadway Ballroom. Johnson is in his 30th...
February 9, 2019 - 7:31am
February 7, 2019
The art of journaling
Kay Horntvedt's journal entry for Friday, Feb. 1, begins like this: "Thank you, Lord, for this day and the early morning quiet. No wind today....
February 7, 2019 - 6:57am
February 1, 2019
ATCC to host job fair Dozens of companies from the Alexandria area and beyond will meet prospective employees at the annual Alexandria Area Job Fair from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 6 in the law enforcement gym at Alexandria Technical and Community College. The job fair is organized...
February 1, 2019 - 7:35am
January 31, 2019
Winter berries feed birds, wildlife
Mother Nature has provided us with a blanket of beautiful white snow, but something breaking up that monotone color pallet is lingering winter berries from some of the trees, shrubs and vines in our landscape.
January 31, 2019 - 8:58am
'It's an honor': Mom of nine special needs children pitches in for Night to Shine prom
Amy Kendall is trying to recall the last time she had a full night's sleep. Twenty-one years ago, when they adopted the first of their eight...
January 31, 2019 - 5:54am
January 30, 2019
Upcoming community education classes will offer a foreign film, dance lessons and a babysitter workshop. To register for these classes offered by Alexandria Public Schools or others, visit www.alexandria.thatscommunityed.com or call 320-762-3310, ext. 4272. Foreign film: 'Whale Rider'...
January 30, 2019 - 8:56am
January 21, 2019
Adult tobacco use stagnant in ND, Minn., but youth e-cig use rising
FARGO — Smoking rates are pretty much stagnant for adults in North Dakota and Minnesota, but the states are concerned and keeping a close eye...
January 21, 2019 - 6:33pm
January 19, 2019
Lutherans for Life official to speak Virginia Flo, the regional director and national conference leader of Lutherans for Life, will speak at 9:25 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 20, in the fellowship hall of Zion Lutheran Church, 300 Lake St., in Alexandria. Her talk is open to the public and will...
January 19, 2019 - 12:29pm