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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
UW-Madison announces area winter graduates
Local students named to St. Cloud State University dean's list
Fall 2017 Dean's List at Bemidji State University
New Casey's General Store
Snowfall accumulation misses mark in Brainerd lakes area
4th-grade Patriots take second
PL 6th-graders consolation champs
Crosslake archers fourth in Hill City
Taking the classroom to the lake
Second golden eagle captured and released at Camp Ripley
Zachary Zane Braund
Larry D. Johnson
Donna Rae Wood
3 things for better health - Feb. 19
Heart healthy eating
Pets of the Week
Senior Menus: Feb. 19-23, 2018
Chef's Hat: It's time to lighten up your meals
Commentary: Liars required for 'fake news' to proliferate
The Cracker Barrel: Feeding the birds
Faith Column: Transcendent truth
Browser: Keep reading to earn your mug
The Last Windrow: Remembering a boy's first adventure with family rifle
letters to the editor
Shh...It's a Surprise
Births: Jan. 27, 2018
Jay and Marilyn Brutsman -
Brogle Family 5
Elmer and Val Stephan
February 5, 2018
Central Minn. woman's lottery win tops $120,000
ALEXANDRIA, Minn.—An Alexandria woman had the trip of a lifetime, winning more than $120,000 while waiting for her plane to take off. Elizabeth...
February 5, 2018 - 6:02pm
January 19, 2018
A unique contraption for the ice angler
ALEXANDRIA, Minn. —- Jim Dresch was ice fishing with his good friend, Roger Van Surksum, a couple years ago when Van Surksum latched into...
January 19, 2018 - 12:51pm
January 18, 2018
Victim identified in Alexandria fatal fire; two others recovering in Twin Cities hospital
ALEXANDRIA, Minn.—A 19-year-old woman who died in an apartment fire in Alexandria on Monday, Jan. 15 has been identified as Shandiin Goodbird of Alexandria. The Midwest Medical Examiner's Office positively identified the woman, according to a news release issued Thursday afternoon...
January 18, 2018 - 4:20pm
The not so 'big bad wolf:' Animal killed in central Minn. weighs less than originally estimated
ALEXANDRIA, Minn.—A wolf hit and killed by a truck in Douglas County last week turned out to weigh a little less than originally thought....
January 18, 2018 - 2:01pm
January 15, 2018
One person missing after apartment building fire in Alexandria
ALEXANDRIA, Minn. - One person was missing after a fire broke out early Monday, Jan. 15, at a residence near downtown Alexandria. The Alexandria...
January 15, 2018 - 12:28pm
December 26, 2017
Franson meets with student Democrats, issues apology
ALEXANDRIA, Minn. — State Rep. Mary Franson, R-Alexandria, changed her mind and decided to meet with the Alexandria Area High School Democrats...
December 26, 2017 - 12:46pm
October 23, 2017
Popular Alexandria, Minn. eatery files for bankruptcy
Signs on the front door said that the shuttered Tennessee Roadhouse in Alexandria was undergoing a remodel. However, owners Kevin Cunningham...
October 23, 2017 - 8:07pm
October 2, 2017
'It made me feel ugly inside': MN family seeks clarification after teacher told student to change clothes 3 days in a row
After being homeschooled for a few years, Lily Farrell couldn't wait to start sixth grade at Discovery Middle School in Alexandria. She says...
October 2, 2017 - 3:31pm
September 20, 2017
4 Minn. women join group to climb Mount Everest to raise funds for Duchenne's research
ALEXANDRIA, Minn. — Shae Annis received specific instructions from Gus Dreher of everything he wants her to take pictures of while she...
September 20, 2017 - 7:58am
August 15, 2017
Police seek help as search for missing Minn. teen expands, $1,000 reward offered for safe return
ALEXANDRIA, Minn. — Police are seeking the public’s help to find people seen with a 15-year-old Alexandria girl before she went missing from...
August 15, 2017 - 2:53pm
July 19, 2017
Minn. woman overcomes learning curve to win 2 national academic awards
ALEXANDRIA, Minn. — Just three years after moving from China to Osakis while still learning the intricacies of the English language, Merry...
July 19, 2017 - 10:40am
June 29, 2017
1 girl killed, 2 men injured in Stearns Co. accident
BROOTEN, Minn. — A 16-year-old girl was killed and two men were seriously injured in an accident Wednesday afternoon south of Brooten....
June 29, 2017 - 4:30pm
June 25, 2017
Two injured in two-vehicle crash near Alexandria
ALEXANDRIA, Minn.—Two people were injured and their cars were severely damaged in a two-vehicle crash near here Sunday, June 25. The Douglas...
June 25, 2017 - 6:14pm
June 9, 2017
Despite a rare cancer diagnosis and $12,000-a-month medication, this couple is staying positive
ALEXANDRIA, Minn. - When the oncologist entered the room on October 7, 2015, she posed one question to Seth Lardy. "She goes, 'How are you still...
June 9, 2017 - 1:04pm
May 24, 2017
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