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Law Enforcement Blotter: Nov. 14-15
Firefighters battle house fire in Nelson
Driver taken to hospital after car goes off Highway 29
County gives lakes group $50,000
State swimming: Cardinals' 4x100 takes 16th at state
Sports schedule for Sunday, Nov. 18
Girls hockey: Brainerd-LF downs Alexandria in CLC play
Sports schedule for Saturday, Nov. 17
Alexandria's Boraas signs to play Division I golf
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....
DeLaney Ann Jane
Minnesota deer kill down 9.5 percent from last year
A big buck with grandpa
A decoy buck with a bow
DNR report: Deer farm with past CWD cases identifies more
Deer report: An incredible week turns into such a low, and what to take from it
Robert "Bob" J. Johnston
Robert Edward Richardson
Ardean A. Hollatz
Commentary: What happens in mental health therapy?
It's Our Turn: America: Not a Christian nation
Letter to the Editor: Epilepsy is always newsworthy
An Echo Press Editorial: Don't be a victim of silent killer
Letter to the Editor: Start a path to health, vitality
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
Wendy's closes in Alexandria
'Making my dreams come true': Minnesota farmer harvests her first crop at 27
Tubbs wins state award: Horizon Public Health leader is retiring in January
Meet new turkey farmers in the US’s largest turkey-producing county
hires and promotions
on the street
October 17, 2018
AppleFest offers live music, wagon rides Carlos Creek Winery will host AppleFest on Saturday, Oct. 20, from 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Admission to the event is free and will feature live music with Blonde and the Bohunk's full band and the Salty Dogs. There will also be kids' activities, a quilt...
October 17, 2018 - 12:15pm
September 1, 2018
Climate change talk kicks off Senior College A pair of climatologists will talk about Minnesota's weather extremes, including history, trends and projections, at 3:15 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 6, during the kickoff to Senior College at Alexandria Technical and Community College. The event...
September 1, 2018 - 6:16am
August 22, 2018
Fair attendance higher first two days
The 2018 Douglas County Fair wrapped up its four-day run Sunday a little earlier than expected, as heavy rains fell at the fairgrounds shortly after 6 p.m. and didn't let up for several hours. Brad Brejcha, vice president of the Douglas County Ag Association, said Sunday's rains...
August 22, 2018 - 11:42am
August 6, 2018
Thursday concerts in home stretch
The free weekly concerts on the Douglas County Courthouse lawn are down to their final few of the summer. Last Thursday night's show featuring...
August 6, 2018 - 2:48pm
August 5, 2018
Tapping into New York cast: Theatre L'Homme Dieu puts wrap on season
Theatre L'Homme Dieu was founded in 1961, making it Minnesota's oldest summer stock theater. Typically the professional actors it brings to...
August 5, 2018 - 11:13am
August 3, 2018
Parade, street dance part of Forada Days
A fun run, softball tournament, kids' games, parade and a street dance are all part of the 2018 Forada Days schedule this weekend. A kick-off party at the Muddy Boot with comedian Kevin Craft starts things off from 9-11 p.m. Friday, Aug. 3. And a Forada First Responder breakfast...
August 3, 2018 - 11:47am
July 31, 2018
Summerfest Aug. 1-5 in Brandon
Brandon's annual Summerfest celebration kicks off Wednesday, Aug. 1, and features a variety of activities and events over the next five days. It all starts at 5 p.m. Wednesday with the Brandon Community Club's pork chop feed at Lions Park, and live music by Dana & the Bottle Rockets....
July 31, 2018 - 1:14pm
July 18, 2018
Concert on courthouse lawn moved indoors
Because of the strong possibility of rain this Thursday, July 19, the Red Willow Arts Coalition's Concert on the Courthouse Lawn will be relocated...
July 18, 2018 - 2:32pm
July 15, 2018
Golfers raise $25K for United Way The goal presented to golfers participating in the 20th annual United Way of Douglas & Pope Counties annual...
July 15, 2018 - 6:33am
July 13, 2018
Museum hosts Summer Showcase
The Legacy of the Lakes Museum's annual boat show is moving to the museum site in downtown Alexandria this weekend. The Summer Showcase opens...
July 13, 2018 - 10:36am
July 11, 2018
Evansville Fest will go on: Lack of volunteers had put its future in doubt
Evansville's Fourth of July celebration got pushed to a weekend this year, with July 4 falling in the middle of the work week. But outside of...
July 11, 2018 - 12:21pm
July 8, 2018
Kids have a blast at Red, White & Boom Days
Following the parade down Main Street Saturday afternoon in Evansville, many of the people in the crowd migrated to the school, where food vendors...
July 8, 2018 - 8:28am
June 30, 2018
Hundreds attend first Ripple festival
A few hundred people attended a day-long festival for women Saturday at City Park in Alexandria that was set to conclude Saturday evening with...
June 30, 2018 - 4:47pm
A booming Fourth of July weekend
Whether you're looking to catch firework displays, sun rays or candy this Fourth of July, Douglas County will be hopping with Independence Day-related...
June 30, 2018 - 10:19am
June 12, 2018
Circus coming to Alexandria
Two performances of the Alexandria Shrine Circus are being held at the Douglas County Fairgrounds on Friday, June 15. The 29th annual event...
June 12, 2018 - 10:13am