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Lynette A. Primus Lynette A. Primus, age 66, of Alexandria, died Sunday, October 7, 2018, at Alomere Health in Alexandria. A memorial service will be... [Read More]
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The beginning of a long pheasant season started this past weekend with Minnesota's opener, and from what I saw in the field, there are plenty... [Read More]
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Following two years when official enrollment in the Alexandria Area School District rose a combined 4.6 percent, the Oct. 1 figures reported to the state... [Read More]
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The fall months have a reputation for being some of the best months of the entire year for fishing as most fish species, walleyes included,... [Read More]
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Arvig has discovered an unauthorized third party, Doxo, is processing payments for Arvig customers and requiring a fee for this processing.In an alert issued Tuesday,... [Read More]
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The Osakis tennis team had already punched its ticket to state as a team. Now Tia Dykema and the doubles team of Shea Olson and... [Read More]
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The results are in: the Brandon-Evansville School District has great teachers and staff, but the buildings are in need of repair and modernization. In addition,... [Read More]
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DOUGLAS COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICEMonday, Oct. 15Assist other agency, trailer fire, 6th Avenue E.Property damage crash, vehicle versus deer, County Road 14 NE, County Road 3... [Read More]
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Helen Quenemoen Helen Quenemoen of Montevideo on passed away Friday, October 12, 2018 at Luther Haven Nursing Home in Montevideo at the age of 93.... [Read More]
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VOLLEYBALLAlexandria vs. Fergus Falls, 7 p.m.Minnewaska vs. Morris, 7 p.m.Ashby-Destiny Academy vs. Brandon-Evansville at Ashby, 7:15 p.m.Osakis at Paynesville, 7:15 p.m.Parkers Prairie vs. Battle Lake,... [Read More]
The Vikingland Curling Club will kick off its 13th season at the Runestone Community Center with learn-to-curl events in the west rink on Oct. 24... [Read More]
The West Central Area volleyball team closed the regular season in Parkers Prairie on Monday, falling by a 3-0 final to end the regular season... [Read More]
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The Brandon-Evansville volleyball team went through two winning programs in its last two duals and came out unscathed in five sets in both. The Chargers... [Read More]
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Editor's note: The Echo Press has reported about the proposed Star Lake casino, which would have been located about 65 miles from Alexandria. This column... [Read More]
Alice Hanson Aug. 12, 1921 - Oct. 14, 2018 HENNING, Minn. - Alice Hanson, 97, Henning, formerly Parkers Prairie, Minn., died Sunday, Oct. 14, in... [Read More]
Douglas "Doug" Bakke Oct. 3, 1945 - Oct. 11, 2018 ALEXANDRIA, Minn. - Douglas "Doug" Bakke, 73, Alexandria, died Thursday, Oct. 11, in his... [Read More]
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An Alexandria man escaped from a mobile home fire early Monday morning and alerted his neighbors in a nearby mobile home so they were also... [Read More]
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James Anthony Rocheford James A. Rocheford died peacefully in his sleep on Friday morning October 12, 2018. Jim was a member of The Knights of... [Read More]
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Area students have been getting an up-close look at firefighting equipment, as well as fire safety tips, during visits this month to the Alexandria fire... [Read More]
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Two days after the Minnesota Deer Hunters Association (MDHA) announced it would suspend its popular Hides for Habitat Program for the 2018 deer season, the... [Read More]
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