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Friday, January, 18, 2013 - Alexandria Echo Press - News
This week’s observation is one of bringing people together for business, community and personal growth.
Wednesday, March, 06, 2013 - Alexandria Echo Press - Opinion
Identifying girls and women in the news. Do you see the difference?
Wednesday, March, 13, 2013 - Alexandria Echo Press - Opinion
1913, 100 years ago: Another Booster meeting was advertised by the Commercial Club of Alexandria.
Wednesday, March, 27, 2013 - Alexandria Echo Press - Opinion
1913, 100 years ago: Mayor Secord was in the chair and the new council took their places. The bonds of the city officials and the salaries of the different positions were fixed.
Wednesday, March, 20, 2013 - Alexandria Echo Press - Opinion
1963, 50 years ago: Jim Bormann, director of news and public affairs for Radio Station WCCO, addressed a joint luncheon of the Alexandria Kiwanis Club and the Alexandria Resort Association.
Wednesday, May, 01, 2013 - Alexandria Echo Press - Opinion
1963, 50 years ago, Investigators of the State Department of Labor and Industry, Division of Women and Children inspected business establishments in Alexandria last week for compliance with the state laws regulating the employment of women and minors, including payroll and personnel records, minimum wage and child labor regulations.
Wednesday, April, 03, 2013 - Alexandria Echo Press - Opinion
1913, 100 years ago: The approaches to the new bridge between Lake Carlos and L’Homme Dieu have washed out.
Wednesday, April, 10, 2013 - Alexandria Echo Press - Opinion
1963, 50 years ago: A 13-year-old eighth grader from Evansville walked off with the Douglas County Spelling Championship.
Wednesday, April, 17, 2013 - Alexandria Echo Press - Opinion
1988, 25 years ago: John (Perkins) Hawkes, who was born and raised in Alexandria, has been called by some critics “the James Dean of the 1980s.”
Wednesday, April, 24, 2013 - Alexandria Echo Press - Opinion
1963, 50 years ago: Douglas County 4-H Talent Contest winners were named at the Central Junior High School in Alexandria.
Wednesday, May, 15, 2013 - Alexandria Echo Press - Opinion
1913, 100 years ago: Col. E.D. Luce, president of the proposed electric railroad company, was in Alexandria and explained the proposition to a large number of men.
Wednesday, May, 22, 2013 - Alexandria Echo Press - Opinion
1963, 50 years ago: John O. Perino, seaman second class, U.S. Navy, son of Mr. and Mrs. Joe Perino, Alexandria, has finished basic training at the U.S. Naval Training Center, San Diego, California.
Wednesday, May, 08, 2013 - Alexandria Echo Press - Opinion
Bob Wechsler, formerly of Alexandria, recently wrote and released a 152-page cookbook titled It’s Magic to raise money and awareness for organ and tissue donation in memory of his son, Cristopher “Crist” Wechsler.
Wednesday, December, 12, 2012 - Alexandria Echo Press - Life
Owners and operators of livestock and poultry operations have a new tool to calculate the costs and benefits of installing technologies to treat odors and gases emitted from the facilities: a feedlot air emissions treatment cost calculator. The calculator comes with three how-to videos.
Saturday, February, 23, 2013 - Alexandria Echo Press - News
October 25 is the 10th anniversary of the plane crash that took the lives of U.S. Senator Paul Wellstone, his wife Sheila Wellstone, their daughter Marcia Wellstone Markuson and Wellstone campaign staffers Tom Lapic, Mary McEvoy and Will McLaughlin. This fall, three remembrance events are planned to honor their lives and remember their legacy.
Saturday, September, 29, 2012 - Alexandria Echo Press - News
Thanks to a grant from Lake Region Arts Council, the Friends of the Museum will present a free concert and workshop on Sunday, November 11, 2012 at 3 p.m. at the ITOW Veterans Museum in Perham.
Sunday, October, 28, 2012 - Alexandria Echo Press - News
An effort to revive the long-vacant Carnegie Library Building is continuing, even after the Alexandria City Council backed away from buying the building.
Friday, April, 12, 2013 - Alexandria Echo Press - News
The Minnesota Historical Society (MHS) is pleased to announce that more than 80 organizations in 37 counties throughout the state will receive Minnesota Historical and Cultural Heritage Grants for projects that will preserve and share our state’s rich history and cultural heritage today and for many generations to come.
Sunday, September, 30, 2012 - Alexandria Echo Press - News
Joe Moren taught high school students about the Electoral College for 40 years, but he really came to understand it Monday when he cast a vote for Barack Obama. The 82-year-old Hibbing man, one of Minnesota’s 10 electors, has been active in Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party politics most of his life, but usually not in the spotlight, saying: “I enjoyed being a king-maker rather than a king.”
Friday, December, 21, 2012 - Alexandria Echo Press - News