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For the record
Johnson-Pawlenty race tighter here
'Remember Eric Dean': Number of children removed from homes rising in Douglas County
City, school races to spice up ballots
Carlsen's chance: Matthew Carlsen set to take over at QB for the Cards
Slow-pitch softball: Nelson League lobs up entertaining atmosphere
Football: Lakers faced with inexperience after successful 2017
Mountaineers grow in year three
Finding your fit at the fair
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....
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
Magdalen Rose Kelly
Kirk and Joyce Gunderson
Finding your fit at the fair
Zebra mussels' effect on local fisheries
Try something new: Froggin' for bass
Another opportunity to talk whitetails with local DNR set for Sept. 6
Zebra mussels force anglers to adjust on local lakes
Dale Luverne Kluver
Gary W. Bast
William Harry Michaelson
Dale L. Kluver
Shawn Maree Larson
Letter to the Editor: Come to the political meeting tomorrow
Echo Press Editorial: Dirty war against media must end
Letter to the Editor: Every dollar hospital spends is important
Letter to the Editor: I wish I was a lake protector
Letter to the Editor: Vietnam veterans felt snubbed
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
County crafting buffer compliance rules
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Alomere Health forfeits $242,000
'I feel good about leaving': Olson set to retire from Legacy of the Lakes Museum
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August 15, 2018
Deer runs into motorcycle driver: Safety gear saves his life
Kevin Beilke cringes every time he sees people riding a motorcycle without a helmet. Beilke, editor of Alexandria-based SnowTech magazine, knows...
August 15, 2018 - 6:03am
Thankful he's alive: Motorcycle crash survivor says helmet, other gear saved him
Wearing protective gear, paying attention in class and knowing his motorcycle are the three things Alex Olson credits for saving his life the...
August 15, 2018 - 12:01am
August 13, 2018
Updated: Interstate 94 temporarily closed due to multi-vehicle crash, three people sent to hospital
Motorists on Interstate 94 will encounter a temporary detour between exit 90 near Brandon and exit 97 near Garfield due to a multiple-vehicle...
August 13, 2018 - 3:26pm
August 9, 2018
Woman injured in rollover near Lake Christina
A 22-year-old woman from Flandreau, South Dakota was injured in a one vehicle rollover near Lake Christina in Douglas County Sunday morning. Taylor Noel Peters was driving a 2015 Chrysler 200 west on Highway 78 in Lund Township when the vehicle's right tires went off the roadway onto...
August 9, 2018 - 1:46pm
August 6, 2018
Alexandria woman killed in I-35 crash
An 84-year-old Alexandria woman was killed in a crash on Interstate 35 in Carlton County on Sunday afternoon. The Minnesota State Patrol reports that Darlene Ann Lewis-Lucas was attempting to make a U-turn from southbound I-35 using the interstate's median crossover and was struck...
August 6, 2018 - 6:51pm
August 1, 2018
Alexandria man injured in motorcycle crash
A 20-year-old Alexandria man was injured following a motorcycle crash Tuesday, July 31, in Alexandria. Alexander Wayne Olson was transported...
August 1, 2018 - 4:44pm
Pilot lands in Lake Winona, gets rescued by paddle boat
Bill Thoennes was on his way to visit to his daughter in Forada Friday evening when a call came across his pager of an airplane that crash landed...
August 1, 2018 - 5:37am
Ryan's death huge loss for community, says Alexandria mayor, ATCC president
A 64-year-old Alexandria man died in a plane crash Saturday evening. Kenneth James Ryan, who was flying alone, was pronounced dead after his...
August 1, 2018 - 5:33am
July 31, 2018
Woman airlifted to St. Cloud following crash
A 52-year-old Alexandria woman was airlifted to the St. Cloud Hospital following a one-vehicle crash early Monday morning in Holmes City Township. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, Lynnelle Lemontagne was driving her 2007 Pontiac G5 westbound on Highway 27 at the intersection...
July 31, 2018 - 12:50pm
July 28, 2018
UPDATE: Pilot in fatal crash near Alexandria identified
An airplane sheared off a power pole and crashed west of Alexandria Saturday night, killing the pilot, who was flying solo. The small aircraft...
July 28, 2018 - 10:29pm
UPDATE: Two-vehicle crash near Alexandria injures six
A two-vehicle crash southwest of Alexandria sent four people to the hospital Friday night. At about 10 p.m., the Douglas County Sheriff's Office received several 911 calls about the crash, which happened on County Road 45 at the intersection with Latoka Lane. When deputies arrived,...
July 28, 2018 - 7:05pm
July 27, 2018
UPDATE: Plane crashes into Lake Winona
More information has been released about a small plane that crashed into Lake Winona in southwest Alexandria on Friday, July 27 at about 7 p...
July 27, 2018 - 8:01pm
July 25, 2018
Update: Three injured in three-vehicle crash
Three people suffered non-life-threatening injuries in a three-vehicle crash on Highway 27 east of Douglas County Road 25 on Monday, July 23.Joyce Kay Hanson, 67, of Barrett was driving a Buick Rendezvous and stopped to turn onto County Road 25 from Highway 27. A GMC Yukon driven...
July 25, 2018 - 6:36pm
July 16, 2018
Updated: Two injured when modified golf cart rolls over
Two men were injured and taken to hospitals when a modified golf cart rolled over Saturday night in Holmes City Township, according to the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office. The accident was reported at 11:04 p.m. July 14 on Grubb Lake Road.
July 16, 2018 - 3:28pm
July 12, 2018
Crash near Carlos Corners injures passenger
A two-vehicle crash north of Alexandria on Highway 29 sent a passenger to the hospital on Saturday, July 7. Jerry Degn, 56, of Bloomington was driving a 2010 Nissan Murano south on Highway 29 near South Riverview Drive, just north of Carlos Corners, and was slowing to 30 miles per...
July 12, 2018 - 2:43pm