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Productive Alternatives consumers and staff collected items for the Treats for Troops and some of them are pictured proudly displaying them at their Halloween get together.
Tuesday, November, 20, 2012 - Alexandria Echo Press - News
Minnesota Lt. Gov. Yvonne Prettner Solon is going above and beyond: above her Capitol office and beyond what others in her job have done.
Thursday, September, 20, 2012 - Alexandria Echo Press - News
Lakes Area Theatre (LAT) in Alexandria is offering the following productions this week:
Friday, June, 08, 2012 - Alexandria Echo Press - Entertainment
The Chief of Defense for Norway General Harald Sunde will visit Camp Ripley, Minnesota on Saturday, February 16, to recognize and honor the 40th Anniversary of the United States / Norwegian Reciprocal Troop Exchange program.
Saturday, February, 16, 2013 - Alexandria Echo Press - News
Douglas County Yellow Ribbon Network is sponsoring Military Service Members Date Night on Thursday, August 9 from 6:30 to 9 p.m.
Friday, July, 20, 2012 - Alexandria Echo Press - Entertainment
It’s about time the United States pulls out of Afghanistan lock, stock and barrel. Carrying on a “holding-action” war there, after all these years (nearly 12 to be exact), is becoming as absurd as our long involvement in Vietnam. At this point, the Afghan war is America’s longest war.
Friday, September, 21, 2012 - Alexandria Echo Press - Opinion
Harvey Thurston of Alexandria died Monday, October 15, 2012 at Douglas County Hospital in Alexandria.
Friday, October, 19, 2012 - Alexandria Echo Press - Obituaries (free view)
Local Girl Scouts Alicia Krohnfeldt, Brooklyn KrohnFeldt and Crystal Krohnfeldt, all sisters, attended the Girl Scouts annual meeting in Duluth on Saturday, January 26.
Wednesday, February, 06, 2013 - Alexandria Echo Press - Life
To celebrate the $790 million cookie program, the Girl Scouts have named February 8 National Girl Scout Cookie Day.
Friday, February, 08, 2013 - Alexandria Echo Press - Life
Today is neither Veterans Day nor Memorial Day – the two days each year when all Americans pause to reflect on the service and sacrifice of our soldiers, sailors, airmen, Marines and Coast Guardsmen. That doesn’t mean we don’t appreciate our service members, veterans and their families every day.
Wednesday, August, 22, 2012 - Alexandria Echo Press - Opinion
Minnesota National Guard citizen -soldiers and -airmen are speaking at Memorial Day ceremonies across Minnesota today.
Monday, May, 28, 2012 - Alexandria Echo Press - News
President Barack Obama Friday signed into law a bill co-sponsored by all of Minnesota’s congressional delegation that will return up to 27 days of paid leave to some of the state’s National Guard members who have served in Kuwait helping to wind down the United States’ involvement in Iraq.
Wednesday, May, 30, 2012 - Alexandria Echo Press - News
Gov. Mark Dayton is scheduled to proclaim June 18, 2012, as Minnesota Women Veterans Day.
Monday, June, 04, 2012 - Alexandria Echo Press - News
Hospitals and public agencies from 22 counties, including Douglas County, will work together to prepare for disasters during the exercise, “Operation Gone with the Wind” June 20-21 at Camp Ripley, Little Falls.
Friday, June, 22, 2012 - Alexandria Echo Press - News
A group of military veterans and family members plans to fight a proposal to define marriage in the Minnesota Constitution that effectively bans gay marriages.
Tuesday, September, 25, 2012 - Alexandria Echo Press - News
Helen Grace Henriksen, 85, died Tuesday, November 06, 2012.
Friday, November, 09, 2012 - Alexandria Echo Press - Obituaries (free view)
Has this nation no shame? After refusing to raise taxes for the wars in the Mideast, our wounded veterans come home with lifelong injuries, and it is necessary to form charitable organizations such as Wounded Warriors to care for their very dire needs.
Wednesday, December, 05, 2012 - Alexandria Echo Press - Opinion
Alexandria handed the Lakers a 37-29 loss
Friday, February, 22, 2013 - Alexandria Echo Press - Sports
Professional pianist Lorie Line’s Intimate Series Tour will include a concert at the Alexandria Area Arts Association (AAAA) Theatre on Friday, May 10 at 7:30 p.m.
Friday, April, 26, 2013 - Alexandria Echo Press - Entertainment
It is time we pay tribute to a man who is one of a kind: James Stratton. After 26 years of volunteering for the Boy Scouts of America and seven years as a district executive for Lakes and Ox Cart Trails Districts, Jim is retiring.
Friday, May, 10, 2013 - Alexandria Echo Press - Opinion