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Wadena County wanted - Aug. 25 edition
Living History: Local cyclist injured in Wadena accident
WDC cheerleaders invited to cheer in London
VFW and Auxiliary sponsoring patriotic essay contest
Finck wins 14th club championship at Whitetail Run
WDC volleyers out to improve on 2015 finish
PRC teams can expect more trouble with Pirates
WDC harriers hunting for personal bests
Twins should have sights set on 2017
John Patrick "Pat" Sargent
Joan Gertrude Wagner
William 'Bill' Bretz
Cyber Cafe offers safe space for teens
Lunde Auto Sales opens in Wadena
Karvonen Funeral Home adding cremation services
Henning woman accepts new NJPA position
New coffee, boutique shop to open on Highway 10
Headwaters Center for Lifelong Learning announces fall schedule
Entertainment briefs - Aug. 25 edition
Step back in time at Finn Creek Folk Festival
Railroad Days celebration is this weekend in Staples
England Prairie Show Days return this weekend
Illnesses, hospitalization can permanently worsen dementia
Do youth see God and religion as irrelevant?
Garlic Parmesan Chicken
Birth announcements - Aug. 18 edition
Perkins graduates from Northwest Technical
What are the rules regarding collector plates?
New Ways of Stealing Credit Card Data
State legislature frozen in dysfunction
Your letters - Aug. 18 edition
Bad ideas to improve VA services
State waterfowl season to begin Sept. 24
Anglers exceed Mille Lacs walleye quota, season continues anyway
DNR offers tips to private forest owners dealing with storm damage
Northland Outdoors TV goes in search of monster trout
Wadena grad wins fishing contest on Otter Tail
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...
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