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Salt is a major pollutant of Minnesota's water resources
County Board approves final levy resolution for 2018 levy
Kids who offend: Juveniles from Wadena County continue to be sent to Moorhead facility
Minn. man, 75, dies, three teens injured in crash on icy Highway 71 near Bemidji
Treasure trove of love: Jewel prompts Free Adoption Day Saturday at DL’s Humane Society
Third period outburst lifts Wadena-DC past Park Rapids Area
Wolverines ends losing streak with Park Region Conference win
Wadena-DC hosts Park Region Conference Showcase
Second half surge lifts Royalton past W-DC
Ottertail Central takes down Wadena-Deer Creek
Sarah Ruth (Benson) Cheshire
Grimes joins TCHC Ottertail Clinic
TCHC seeks new name for prenatal/OB program
Scott joins TCHC emergency department
Helping to 'drive' public transit traffic
Daniel Papillon new leader of TOPS
Entertainment briefs - Dec. 14 edition
Empty Stocking Fund receives a boost from talent show
Art Aficionados Array Art Adventures
Entertainment briefs - Nov. 30 edition
MN author Szarke includes regional locations in books
St. Huberts church hosting Harvest Festival Oct. 28
God may be an easy target, but he's a strong one
The cost of being a disciple
Faith briefs - Sept. 14 edition
Faith briefs - Sept. 14 edition
To sexual harassers: We bet you're sweating now, huh?
Your letters - Nov. 30 edition
How to obtain a cold war recognition certificate
Can a person drive with a neck brace?
Can kids wear bike helmets in ATVs?
Count your blessings and your birds
Hunting, fishing have mysteries of their own
Knob Hill, MDHA sponsoring Forkhorn Field Day Oct. 1
DNR to modernize its electronic system for hunting and fishing licenses
Fly fishing class slated for May 24, 31 and June 7
Five generations of family were brought together at Fair Oaks Lodge Nursing Home.
Connor Daniel Porter
Olivia Alaine Graham
Kahlani Jean Lynn Johnson
Leo Sylvester Bosh
September 6, 2017
When accused abductors left for lunch, teen ran and swam to escape before finding help
ALEXANDRIA, Minn. — After 29 days of being held against her will, 15-year-old Jasmine Block escaped and swam across a small rural lake in Grant...
September 6, 2017 - 2:50pm
May 24, 2017
BH-V advances with extra inning victory over Pequot Lakes
The Pequot Lakes Patriots had the Bertha-Hewitt/Verndale Raiders on the ropes, but a late rally helped the Raiders overcome a two-run deficit...
May 24, 2017 - 5:57pm
Alexandria girl who drowned entered water willingly
A 12-year-old girl who drowned in Alexandria on April 28 entered the water on her own before getting swept up in the current and going under...
May 24, 2017 - 3:37pm
April 29, 2017
Girl identified who died in apparent drowning in central Minnesota
ALEXANDRIA, Minn. -- A 12-year-old girl died Friday in an apparent drowning in a swampy area between two lakes near here. JaLysa Anne Cook of...
April 29, 2017 - 5:21pm
March 13, 2017
Wadena man survives after car launches, hits ice
The fact that 38-year-old James Sundby of Wadena is alive after driving his car off an embankment, flying over 210 feet of open water and coming...
March 13, 2017 - 4:41pm
March 9, 2017
Minn. man arrested, faces counterfeit money charges
ALEXANDRIA, Minn. -- An Alexandria man was arrested in Benton County after a routine traffic stop and is facing charges of possessing counterfeit...
March 9, 2017 - 2:38pm
February 8, 2017
Dent teen missing: May be in the Alexandria area
Lucia Garcia, 16, of Dent, was last seen in Perham on Friday, Jan. 27. She was picked up by her boyfriend from school at 12:30 p.m. and he said...
February 8, 2017 - 11:17am
After chase, officers catch Perham man suspected of exposing himself to girl
ALEXANDRIA, Minn. — A man suspected of burglarizing a house in Nelson and later exposing himself outside the Target store in Alexandria...
February 8, 2017 - 9:11am
February 2, 2017
Arrest made after Alexandria standoff
Residences in close proximity to a home on Runestone Drive in east Alexandria were evacuated for safety reasons after a standoff with a male...
February 2, 2017 - 10:52am
November 18, 2016
Woman who took Alexandria squad car denied lower bond
A woman accused of stealing an Alexandria officer's squad car appeared in court on Monday, Nov. 14, where she asked Judge David Battey to lower her bail and grant her furlough time to pick up her mail. Judge Battey denied both requests. The appearance was intended to be Jennifer Hillard's...
November 18, 2016 - 12:10am
August 3, 2016
Officer shoots, kills suspect in downtown Alexandria
One person is dead after an officer shot a suspect in downtown Alexandria during an undercover investigation Tuesday, Aug. 2. Law enforcement...
August 3, 2016 - 7:34am
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