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Osakis, B-E gear up for Homecoming week
Rally against corruption set for Saturday
Alexandria doctor harnesses the sun with $50,000 project
Good news, bad news for fall: Maples should be healthy, oaks maybe not
Law Enforcement Blotter: Thursday, September 21
Cross Country: Cards take second and third in Rocori
Where are they now: Vogeler off to fast start at BSU
Football: Cards have to respond as tough schedule awaits
Football: Chargers face undefeated Bears
Sports schedule for Friday, Sept. 22
Faith Events: Speaker coming to Osakis High
Country Blossom Farm holds baking, eating contests
Community Education classes available
Events promote talking about suicide
Ecumen gives look at daytime senior care
Don & Betty Kuelbs
Gary & Molly Buse
Gary & Molly Buse
DNR release: Optimistic about Saturday's duck opener
Posted, but done properly? Rules, prosecuting case can be complicated
Mike Frisch: Cover more water
A whirlwind of a win: Alexandria anglers take big payday in first pro tournament
DNR roadside survey: Pheasant index down 26 percent
Lorraine K. Porter
Michelle Kay "Ma Miller" Miller
Betty Ruth Berry
Letter: Who earned the right to sit during anthem?
Echo Press Editorial: Feds delay in health care hurts consumers
Letter: Don't put gravel pit in Forada
Letter: Confederate statues promote division
Letter: No right way to protest
Dairy council seeks candidates
Tomato tasting at the library
What's wrong with my tomato plant?
There's still time to plant veggies
Haying and grazing OK on some Conservation Reserve land
Tastefully Simple confirms layoffs, opening up building space for tenants
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Feds allow more time for comment on Internet access
Alexandria ReStore remains open, plans expansion
Glenwood resort receives Century Resort designation
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September 19, 2017
Douglas County preliminary tax levy shows 3.96 increase
A preview of Douglas County's tax levy shows there will be an increase for 2018. However, how much of an increase remains to be see. The preliminary levy was approved at Tuesday's regular County Board meeting. The levy was set at $27 million, which is a 3.96 percent increase from...
September 19, 2017 - 3:41pm
September 13, 2017
After assurances, Minnesota officials now think the state will be OK with Real ID compliance
ST. PAUL — After a high-level meeting with federal officials, Minnesota officials are more confident that the state's plans for rolling...
September 13, 2017 - 8:37pm
Minn. city snuffs ordinance restricting sale of tobacco to buyers under 21
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. — After almost two hours of testimony Tuesday, Sept. 12, some of it quite emotional, the Detroit Lakes City Council...
September 13, 2017 - 8:37am
September 12, 2017
Dayton, lawmakers choose a mediator in veto case
PAUL – Political pressure didn’t do it. A legal dispute brought all the way to Minnesota’s highest court didn’t succeed at it. Can a...
September 12, 2017 - 10:29pm
September 11, 2017
Minn. confronts botched rollout of new vehicle registration system
ST. PAUL—The "utter failure of a rollout" began in July. On Monday came the apologies. "As the Commissioner of Public Safety I apologize...
September 11, 2017 - 9:12pm
September 9, 2017
Agency details scope of domestic violence
Last year, 550 Douglas County residents received services through Someplace Safe for domestic violence-related issues. Of those 550, 113 were children. In Minnesota last year, at least 18 women were killed in cases where current or former partners were the suspected or convicted...
September 9, 2017 - 7:39am
September 3, 2017
Minnesota Supreme Court to visit Alexandria
Students at Alexandria Area High School have an up-close opportunity to see the Minnesota Supreme Court in action and the community will have...
September 3, 2017 - 8:03am
August 17, 2017
Minnesota adds 7,700 jobs in July; unemployment rate unchanged
ST. PAUL — Minnesota employers added 7,700 jobs in July, though the state's unemployment rate remained steady at 3.7 percent. The latest...
August 17, 2017 - 8:47pm
August 16, 2017
Becker County website shut down by cyber attack
DETROIT LAKES, Minn - Becker County is under a cyber attack that has taken down its website, disabled its printers and is now slowly corrupting...
August 16, 2017 - 2:32pm
August 14, 2017
Grant helps Glenwood with downtown facelift
A neighbor of Alexandria is about to remodel. Glenwood received an $873,746 grant from the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development...
August 14, 2017 - 7:03am
August 8, 2017
6 generals are finalists to lead Minnesota National Guard
ST. PAUL — Gov. Mark Dayton will interview five brigadier generals and a major general this week in his quest to replace longtime Minnesota...
August 8, 2017 - 8:53pm
August 7, 2017
Minnesota test shows minorities still struggle
ROSEVILLE, Minn. — Minnesota students appear to be maintaining mostly steady standardized scores on reading, math and science, but whites continue...
August 7, 2017 - 6:14pm
August 3, 2017
Minnesota license bureaus down for several hours as new computer system shows glitches
ST. PAUL -- Vehicle services at licensing bureaus statewide were down for several hours Thursday morning. A representative from the Minnesota...
August 3, 2017 - 6:44pm
August 1, 2017
Expect Douglas County vacation rental rules in 2018
Douglas County commissioners approved moving forward with putting together some rules for property owners who rent out their homes as vacation...
August 1, 2017 - 5:29pm
July 31, 2017
Minnesota individual insurance rates could go down, if feds help
ST. PAUL — Minnesota's insurers are proposing to lower or freeze premiums on many health plans — if the federal government approves a state program to subsidize some of the risk.
July 31, 2017 - 9:21pm