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Robyn Hagel keeps potbelly pigs in her home in Ottertail. (WDAY)
Woman makes final plea to city to keep her pet pigs
2 hours 23 min ago
Nate Petrie lobs in a pitch during Wednesday's slow-pitch championship at the Nelson Softball Fields. Petrie and Diamond Jim's prevailed with the title. (Micah Friez / Echo Press)
Slow-pitch softball: Nelson League lobs up entertaining atmosphere
3 hours 25 min ago
Canadian wildfires are making their presence known in the Alexandria area for the second straight week, as the sun struggled to be seen through the smoke Friday morning. (Lowell Anderson / Echo Press)
Canadian wildfires prompt another air quality alert
4 hours 50 min ago
Johnson-Pawlenty race tighter here
11 hours 19 min ago
Christine Jacobson / Echo Press
'Remember Eric Dean': Number of children removed from homes rising in Douglas County
11 hours 34 min ago
Bowen Tesch (left) and Carter Suchy go through a figure-eight drill on their bikes during an Alexandria Area Mountaineers practice on Aug. 14. Tesch and Suchy are a couple of the experienced cyclists in the program's now third year of existance. (Eric Morken / Echo Press)
Mountaineers grow in year three
August 16, 2018 - 5:00pm
City, school races to spice up ballots
August 16, 2018 - 4:21pm
Law Enforcement Blotter: August 14-15
August 16, 2018 - 2:43pm
Echo Press Editorial: Dirty war against media must end
August 16, 2018 - 2:42pm
Lacey Severson (middle left) and her children Maddie (left) and Kenley stopped to purchase lemonade and cookies from Mackenzie Goodwin (right, back to front), Mya Stender and Madison Melby Thursday afternoon at Melby’s Alexandria home. The three girls were raising money to send to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital for cancer research. (Lowell Anderson / Echo Press)
Making a difference: Girls sell lemonade to raise money for cancer research
August 16, 2018 - 2:16pm
Caleb Baker (right) follows through and watches the pins fall for a strike on Sunday during the Midwest Youth Tournament at Garden Center Lanes in Alexandria. (Micah Friez / Echo Press)
Bowling: Midwest Youth Tournament draws a crowd in Alexandria
August 16, 2018 - 12:58pm
Bill Thoennes of the Alexandria Fire Department grills pork chops during the 53rd annual Corn and Pork Chop Jubilee on Wednesday, Aug. 15. (Karen Tolkkinen / Echo Press)
Big turnout for Corn and Pork Chop Jubilee
August 15, 2018 - 6:28pm
Judy Backhaus (left) and Tim Kalina (middle) will face each other in the general election this November for a seat on the Douglas County Board for District 2 as they beat out incumbent Jim Stratton (right) in Tuesday's primary election.
Stratton knocked out in primary: Incumbent Meyer wins spot on Nov. 6 ballot
August 15, 2018 - 6:06pm
Corbin Brouns, 8, explains how he made this small house for his 4-H entry into the fair. Brouns is from Osakis and is in his first year with the Fancy Farmer 4-H group. "He's very into crafts," said his mom, Karla Brouns. (Karen Tolkkinen / Echo Press)
Douglas County fair opens Thursday
August 15, 2018 - 9:59am
Alex Olson of Alexandria, who was involved in a motorcycle crash July 31, sits in his bed with the gear he says helped save his life. (Celeste Edenloff / Echo Press)
Thankful he's alive: Motorcycle crash survivor says helmet, other gear saved him
August 15, 2018 - 12:01am

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