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Shandiin Goodbird, 19, who was living in Alexandria, died in a fire Monday, Jan. 15. She is originally from Fort Totten, North Dakota, but was attending college in Alexandria for fashion design and management. (Contributed photo)
Fire victim described as outgoing, motivated
4 hours 57 min ago
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19-year-old Minn. woman dies in skiing accident after striking tree
5 hours 44 min ago
Law Enforcement Blotter: Friday, January 19 through Sunday, January 21
9 hours 25 min ago
Rick Rayburn of Rutledge, Minn. points to the paperwork he was given when signing up for MNSure health insurance. After signing up for the insurance Rick and his wife Rose were placed on medical assistance. Once on MA, without notification from the State of Minnesota, liens were placed on their property to recover the costs of the insurance. (Clint Austin / Forum News Service)
Minnesotans fight to change federal law allowing government to recover estates for Medicaid costs
13 hours 53 min ago
January 21, 2018
A Suburban that broke through thin ice Christmas Eve on Little Detroit Lake is nearly back on the ice Saturday, Jan. 6, during a salvage operation conducted by Tri-State Diving of Detroit Lakes, Minn. Tri-State Diving / Special to Forum News Service
Vehicle at the bottom of the lake? Minn. dive team explains process
January 21, 2018 - 10:22am
January 20, 2018
Brothers Cade Huebner, 14, and Logan Huebner, 10, enjoyed the balmy January weather at Noonan Park in Alexandria on Saturday, Jan 20.  While many people were skating at the park, Cade was the only one in short sleeves. (Jeff Beach / Echo Press)
Short sleeves in January
January 20, 2018 - 4:51pm
The crowd lingers in front of the Civic Center following a women’s march Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018, in downtown Fargo. Michael Vosburg / Forum News Service
Turnouts strong for women's marches across ND, Minn.
January 20, 2018 - 4:16pm
Detroit Lakes resident Leonard Thielen, who is the grandfather of Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Adam Thielen (note the "Thielen No. 19" socks on his wall), spent eight years working for the ice harvesting company Addison-Miller, slinging ice into railroad boxcars. (Vicki Gerdes / Forum News Service)
DL's Leonard Thielen - Adam Thielen's grandpa - recounts his days as an ice harvester
January 20, 2018 - 2:32pm
This was the scene on Green Lake in east-central Minnesota where two fishermen went through the ice on Friday night. Photo courtesy of Linda K Fostervold Eisenreich
Reports surfacing of central Minn. lake travelers going through ice again
January 20, 2018 - 9:24am
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AgweekTV: Show Goats
January 20, 2018 - 8:30am
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ATV crashes through ice on Lobster Lake
January 20, 2018 - 7:29am
For the record
January 20, 2018 - 7:04am
This map and sketch show the location of a new veterans memorial that will be located inside Legion Park in Alexandria. (Contributed)
Names sought for veterans memorial
January 20, 2018 - 6:25am
Council to set hearing on developer's tax request
January 20, 2018 - 6:00am
January 19, 2018
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Can you SKOL? The Echo Press wants to hear your best chant
January 19, 2018 - 1:32pm