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Law Enforcement Blotter: Tuesday, August 22
Law Enforcement Blotter: Monday, August 21
Northern Minn. man arrested for DUI trying to take son to hospital after he fell in fire
Moments of silence
Update: Boy helped sister escape before his death in rollover
Sports schedule for Wednesday, Aug. 23
Eagles Horseshoe League standings
Alexandria chiropractor helps Gophers, USA wrestling compete at top form
Lacrosse to AAHS?
Sports schedule for Tuesday, Aug. 22
Discovery school open house Aug. 30
Garden experiment produces sky-high sunflowers
Refresher courses offered for older drivers
Johnson - Engebretson
Northern on Brophy
Beau knows bass
Lecy strings some nice ones
Lake Ida Tourney sets record weight for Reel Team Bass
DNR: Starry stonewort confirmed in Lake Minnewaska
Jon Thomas Dingwall Jr.
Angeline "Angie" K. Blake
Lois D. Anderson
Irene M. Larson
James "Jim" K. Davern
Echo Press editorial: How to defuse hate-filled protests
Letter: Minneapolis' move to restrict menthol is inspiring
THUMBS UP/THUMBS DOWN: Views of the Echo Press Editorial Board
It's Our Turn: Will we let hatred divide us?
Letter: We need to work and pray together
Tomato tasting at the library
What's wrong with my tomato plant?
There's still time to plant veggies
Haying and grazing OK on some Conservation Reserve land
Millerville gets hands-on with butter
Glenwood resort receives Century Resort designation
Minnesota adds 7,700 jobs in July; unemployment rate unchanged
Grant helps Glenwood with downtown facelift
Leadership change at Runestone Museum
Schwan's announces acquisitions as frozen food company beefs up its pizza business
hires and promotions
on the street
A race to get people in the door of downtown businesses
A new competition is coming to Alexandria this weekend, with the hope that downtown businesses will be the winners. Sponsored by Your Turn Boardgames...
June 23, 2017 - 11:07am
June 21, 2017
Chamber holds 26th annual golf tournament
More than 200 people gathered for the Alexandria Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce's 26th Annual Duffers Delight Golf Tournament on Monday, June...
June 21, 2017 - 4:16pm
June 20, 2017
Tolkkinen joins Echo Press staff
Karen Tolkkinen joined the Echo Press in May to write and edit stories for the newspapers and its special sections. Since earning a journalism...
June 20, 2017 - 12:16pm
JCI Minnesota looking for outstanding young Minnesotans
JCI Minnesota, formerly Minnesota Jaycees, is looking for the state's top young leaders for its annual Ten Outstanding Young Minnesotan Awards. JCI seeks nominations of young adults who have contributed to the state by their service, thought and influence, community involvement or...
June 20, 2017 - 11:58am
June 12, 2017
Lake Carlos Marina under new ownership
During the summer months, no matter the time of day, Mike and Jaime Jost can often be found on or near the lake. The Josts are the new owners...
June 12, 2017 - 9:00am
June 9, 2017
Vaagenes receives hospital award
Carl Vaagenes, CEO of Douglas County Hospital in Alexandria, has been recognized for his work advocating for the hospital in the community....
June 9, 2017 - 6:23am
June 5, 2017
Food delivery service debuting in Alexandria
Food delivery options in Alexandria are about to get a whole lot wider. Beginning June 5, Food Dudes delivery will be available in the area....
June 5, 2017 - 5:15am
May 30, 2017
On the Street
• Natalie Goodwin recently graduated from Minnesota State Community and Technical College in Wadena with a degree in massage therapy. As a...
May 30, 2017 - 7:11am
May 26, 2017
Winery, brewery and distillery hope customers come crawling
Wine, whiskey and beer. Douglas County is unique in the state of Minnesota in being able to boast producers of all three types of alcoholic beverages....
May 26, 2017 - 5:30am
May 19, 2017
Groundbreaking next week on mental health facility
Lakeland Mental Health Center will break ground on Thursday for a $2.5 million, 10,600-square foot building at 702 34th Ave. E. Built on 10.4...
May 19, 2017 - 9:46am
May 8, 2017
On the Street
• Connor Blacksher, a designer at Christiansen Creative and a 2010 graduate of Jefferson High School in Alexandria, has been nominated for...
May 8, 2017 - 6:42am
May 1, 2017
New Aagard program provides tool cabinets for employees
After substantial growth in 2016, Aagard leaders identified a need for a tool program for current and new employees, evident through witnessing...
May 1, 2017 - 8:26am
April 21, 2017
Chamber introduces new networking event
Kool-TV will host the Alexandria Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce's first Off the Clock event on Thursday, April 27, from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. The business is located at 460 Northside Dr. NE, Suite 5, Alexandria. Off the Clock is a Chamber networking event that is designed just like the...
April 21, 2017 - 10:04am
ATCC Foundation holds scholarship recognition event
The Alexandria Technical and Community College Foundation recently hosted its annual Scholarship Recognition Event celebrating and honoring the 2016-2017 named scholarship recipients and their donors. Donors met students they're helping and learned firsthand the difference they've...
April 21, 2017 - 6:56am
April 13, 2017
Carlos Creek Winery honored at Progress Minnesota event
Carlos Creek Winery of Alexandria was recently named a Progress Minnesota 2017 honoree by Finance and Commerce. Now in its sixth year, the Progress...
April 13, 2017 - 4:58pm