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Auxiliary donates lifesaving defibrillator to Tri-County Health Care
Wadena County wanted - May 26 edition
Weekly crime report - May 26 edition
New look for historic church at Wadena County Fairgrounds
Local police, health care workers show support at Officer Down 5K
Olafson to be inducted into Hall of Fame
Thunder hand Raiders 9-4 setback
Copa puts out fires in Raiders' 7-6 win
Kern places fifth at Deacon's Lodge
Rondestvedt, Woods spark Wolverines
Isadore "Nibs" Lorentz
Kenneth "Ken" Moenck
Charles William Zosel
'The Station' now serving customers in Deer Creek
Five Wings Arts Council announces new grant program
New dentist joins Reuter Family Dentistry team
M State earns national accreditation for Concurrent Education program
Fair Oaks Lodge opens 10-bed Transitional Care Unit
Five Wings Gallery invites public to 'Just Paint' artist's reception
Area storytellers invited to enter new contest
Wadena County Historical Society to participate in Blue Star Museums
Entertainment briefs - May 26 edition
Wadena Farmers Market open for the season
Beckels celebrate 65th wedding anniversary
Local student participates in commencement ceremony at SJU
Clergy View: Loving your greatest treasure
Birth announcements - May 19 edition
IOM gulf war report "Turns science on its head"
How many people wear a seatbelt?
Here's the buzz for helping bees
Fix MN's awful student-to-counselor ratio
Where can ATVs be driven?
Be aware of bears this spring
AgweekTV: Bringing Up Bison
Signs all point to a good fishing opener in area
Bluffton man's invention aims to thwart generator thieves
Overnight chill creates beautiful frost-filled landscape
January 30, 2013
Former treasurer for Carlos charged with felony theft
ALEXANDRIA, Minn. - The former treasurer for a small central Minnesota town faces a felony charge after an investigation discovered she had written more than $34,000 in checks to herself to pay off personal debt. After reviewing financial records for the city of Carlos, the Minnesota...
January 30, 2013 - 10:05am
August 27, 2012
'An unusual case'
Cooper Reed is just another active elementary school student who likes go-karting, bike riding and kids jiu-jitsu. And, to his family's knowledge,...
August 27, 2012 - 12:46pm
July 28, 2012
Bryan James Wynn, 26, Wadena, seat belt, fees $115. Caleb Dean Lanoue, 20, Ogema, Minn., seat belt, fees $115. Quinnel Lynn Arthur, 28, Wadena, seat belt, fees $115. Kelly Leeann Erckenbrack, 25, Wadena, seat belt, fees $115. Margaret Elaine Flath, 22, seat belt, fees $115. Trisha...
July 28, 2012 - 8:27pm
June 19, 2012
Former PJ intern hired at Echo Press
Jessica Sly is the newest addition to the Alexandria Echo Press editorial staff. Originally from Wadena, Sly will work as a content writer, a newly created position at the Echo Press. "I've got an apartment I can move into in two weeks, and then I'll be set to explore Alexandria....
June 19, 2012 - 5:37pm
April 28, 2012
Relationship ends in murder-suicide
The investigation continues into a murder-suicide that happened last week in Alexandria. Sharon Christina Love, 38, was found dead last Thursday...
April 28, 2012 - 3:38pm
April 20, 2012
UPDATE: Alexandria woman killed, Osakis man found dead Friday afternoon
UPDATE - Friday, April 20 at 2:30 p.m. An Alexandria woman was found dead in her home Thursday and this afternoon, authorities reported that the man they were looking for was found dead in Osakis. According to the Douglas County Sheriff's Office, David Dewain Everett, 51, was found...
April 20, 2012 - 12:47pm
February 21, 2012
Deadly accident near Alexandria leaves four dead
Four young women are dead after a three-vehicle accident on an icy stretch of Interstate 94 near here Monday afternoon. The four are believed to be North Dakota State University freshmen, said Cam Knutson, student body president. The Minnesota State Patrol is expected to officially...
February 21, 2012 - 7:49am
February 20, 2012
Malissa Lorraine Rogers, 19, Alexandria, Minn., noise ordinance, stay of adjudication, fees $50. Charge of seat belt required was dismissed. Allen Michael Alberts, 18, Staples, fifth-degree assault, 90 days jail with 89 days stayed for one year, one year probation, community service,...
February 20, 2012 - 11:56am
February 4, 2012
Birth: Nov. 25
Nov. 25 -- Alexis and Scott Karl, girl, Kennedy Alexis Karl, 8 pounds, 8 ounces and 21 inches long, North Memorial Hospital, Maple Grove. She...
February 4, 2012 - 12:33pm
May 29, 2011
Two killed in boating crash near Alexandria
A day on the lake among friends turned tragic in Alexandria Saturday - two were killed in a boating accident on Lake Victoria. The victims were Nicole Marie Getz, 27, and Mathew Paul Spletzer, 30, both of Alexandria, according to information released by the Douglas County Sheriff's...
May 29, 2011 - 9:05pm
February 20, 2011
Births: Feb. 11
Feb. 11 -- Erin and Josh Holden of Alexandria, boy, Wyatt Dale Holden, 7 pounds, 1 ounce and 19.5 inches long, Tri-County Health Care in Wadena....
February 20, 2011 - 7:15pm
July 19, 2010
Alexandria bicyclist killed in crash
An 87-year-old Alexandria man died from injuries he suffered in a bicycle-pickup crash north of Alexandria Saturday. Don R. Keith was bicycling south on Highway 29 near Birch Avenue when he collided with a 1997 Ford pickup driven by Nick R. Jalbert, 26 of Alexandria, which was also...
July 19, 2010 - 11:03am
March 26, 2010
Norwegian band coming to Vikingland Band Festival
Norwegian band coming to Vikingland Band Festival Alexandria's Vikingland Band Festival is once again an international event, as the 2010 Festival will feature a marching band from Norway. The Nøtterøy School Band from Nøtterøy, Norway, will perform as the Honor Band for this...
News / entertainment
March 26, 2010 - 7:59pm
March 16, 2010
Third robbery in one month reported in Alexandria
A robbery was reported at Tio's Mexican Grill in Alexandria Monday night, the third robbery in the city in a month. A store employee reported to police that a masked, black male showed up at the restaurant about 10 p.m., just about closing time. The suspect told the employee that...
March 16, 2010 - 3:09pm
November 13, 2009
Alexandria man charged with DWI after crash
An Alexandria man was charged with DWI in Wadena County District Court after a rollover accident Nov. 6. According to court records, Paul Dana Corder, 51, was involved in a crash around 3 p.m. on Nov. 6 at the intersection of Stocking Lake Road and 149th Avenue in Wadena County....
November 13, 2009 - 3:03pm