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AgweekTV: Consumer Trust Workshop
Boys basketball: Imdieke secures one point victory for Silverstreaks
Girls basketball: Cardinals win 15 games straight
Girls basketball: Knights beat Wolverines in over time
Boys basketball: Knights push past Falcons in section game
Wrestling: Knights fall to Ottertail Central in section championship
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
The day Curt Felt died
Bonding over books
Toys for Kids reaches 165 children
What would Mr. Fitzgerald think?
Rose Cummings (Mom of Pat Gustafson)
Wayne & Berdeen Benson
Northeast's Minnesota moose population remains low but stable
Is feeding the ducks helping or hurting them?
Wolf, entangled in snare, shot and killed in Duluth
Albert takes a position with the DNR
Outdoor briefs: Pheasants Forever banquet set for Feb. 24
Edward "Ed" Kenneth Grussing
Dorothy M. Weaver
Arlene L. Zavadil
Dorothy M. Wiswell
Alice "Marmer" R. Akenson
COMMENTARY: Stop supporting dirty polluters
COMMENTARY: Infrastructure — a bipartisan job creator
Take flu seriously and it's not too late to get a shot
IT'S YOUR TURN: Readers react to splash pad idea
1918: Local 'soldier boys' on torpedoed ship
Extension schedules land rent meeting for farmers, landowners
Managing boxelder bugs as the cold sets in
Step away from that pruning saw!
Going far with 4-H horses
County crafting buffer compliance rules
Alexandria J.C. Penney store to close
USDA: Farm profits to fall in 2018
Adding some kick to downtown: Martial arts studio moves into new location, expands classes
Report: Minnesota solar jobs jumped 48 percent last year
Estate planning seminar on Tuesday
hires and promotions
on the street
October 19, 2017
New Bethany owners envision upgrades
After acquiring an Ecumen senior care property in Litchfield last year, Marc Halpert knew he wouldn't turn down the chance to take over another....
October 19, 2017 - 3:04pm
Going far with 4-H horses
For Madison Floden and Brooke Strand, horses have been a prominent part of their journey to adulthood. "I really don't think I would be who...
October 19, 2017 - 12:06pm
October 18, 2017
4-H dogs and young handlers take home awards
Dogs with names like Bubba, Cuddles, Eddie and Murphy showed off their skills in August during the Douglas County 4-H Dog Show. Alongside their...
October 18, 2017 - 3:10pm
October 17, 2017
Small change adds up for youth groups
Runestone Electric Association says it has given $5,400 to youth groups and other local organizations, thanks to customers who allow their electrical bills to be rounded up to the nearest dollar. The utility says its Operation Round Up has distributed nearly $848,000 in grants throughout...
October 17, 2017 - 6:24pm
On The Street
• Two Knute Nelson leaders were recognized for charting the course for the next wave of older adult services that will empower Minnesotans...
October 17, 2017 - 6:23pm
October 16, 2017
Palmer amaranth crops up in Todd County
The Minnesota Department of Agriculture has confirmed a new Palmer amaranth infestation in a conservation planting — this time in Todd...
October 16, 2017 - 7:41pm
October 14, 2017
Three Bello Cucina locations for sale, including Alexandria
Bello Cucina in downtown Alexandria may soon add a new name to the building's long history as the Italian restaurant is up for sale. According...
October 14, 2017 - 4:44pm
October 12, 2017
Farmer deadlines approaching
Excessive rain has caused an extremely late start to the harvest season, and our dedicated farmers here in Douglas County face a daunting task to safely and quickly harvest crops. Saturated fields will take time to dry out, and concerns continue to arise about late-season disease...
October 12, 2017 - 5:06am
October 10, 2017
Tightly spiraled worms? You've got millipedes!
In recent days I have had many homeowners call, send photos and come in with samples of brown, tightly curled worms found in the garden, along...
October 10, 2017 - 3:55pm
October 9, 2017
Professional women to honor employers, Woman of the Year
The Lakes Area Professional Women organization will honor two employers and a Woman of the Year at its annual recognition luncheon at 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 25, at Broadway Ballroom in Alexandria. Doors open at 11 a.m. Each year, the group honors a Woman of the Year, a woman...
October 9, 2017 - 1:16pm
Arvig school partnership nets cash for Osakis schools
Two Osakis schools benefited during the past school year from the Arvig School Partnership Program. The Osakis Public School received $768 and St. Agnes School received $448. In a news release, Arvig said it donated more than $100,000 to schools in its service area, which includes...
October 9, 2017 - 8:04am
State Farm agent retires after 35 years, welcomes two new agents
When Mike Scarborough began working for State Farm Insurance in Alexandria 35 years ago, he had to build the business from the ground up. "For...
October 9, 2017 - 7:16am
October 2, 2017
Myrin joins Echo Press sports staff
Emily Myrin joins the Echo Press editorial staff as the newest member of its sports department. Myrin graduated from Ohio State University in...
October 2, 2017 - 10:20am
New in town: Several retail businesses open in Alexandria
Vacancies in Alexandria storefronts are being filled, as five businesses have relocated or opened in locations on Highway 29 North, downtown...
October 2, 2017 - 8:16am
September 25, 2017
Fairfield Inn to open in January
The all-new Fairfield Inn and Suites, the only Marriott brand hotel between St. Cloud and Fargo, is starting to take shape. The $5.45 million...
September 25, 2017 - 7:51am