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The National Association of Health Underwriters recently accredited Al Carlson, a certified employee benefit specialist with Bremer Bank, as a Certified PPACA Professional.
Friday, May, 17, 2013 - Alexandria Echo Press - Business
The Echo Press received the second most points in the Minnesota Newspaper Association’s annual contest among all non-daily newspapers in the state. For the second straight year, the Detroit Lakes Tribune, another Forum Communications Company newspaper, accumulated the most points, 86, to win the prestigious Mills Trophy. The Echo Press was next with 82 points, winning the Herman Roe Editorial Writing Award competition, six additional first place awards, six second place awards and 10 third place awards.
Friday, February, 01, 2013 - Alexandria Echo Press - News
Wikipedia defines parenting as “the process of promoting and supporting the physical, emotional, social and intellectual development of a child from infancy to adulthood.” Wish I had that definition when I decided to become a parent 16 years and nine months ago. At that time I relied on Webster’s Dictionary, which simply defined parenting as “the raising of a child.” That sounded a little more doable.
Friday, September, 28, 2012 - Alexandria Echo Press - Opinion
In today's world, many people don't think a thing of flicking a switch and having the room instantly lit up. But imagine what it was like for those who experienced electricity in their homes for the very first time.
Friday, September, 28, 2012 - Alexandria Echo Press - Entertainment
Lakes Area Professional Women (LAPW) is currently seeking nominations to honor two local employers who support and promote fairness and leadership opportunities for women in the workplace.
Friday, September, 07, 2012 - Alexandria Echo Press - Business
Friday, August, 10, 2012 - Alexandria Echo Press - Faith
Judging day for Douglas County 4-H'ers in the Food Review and Demonstrations project areas was held Monday, July 16.
Wednesday, August, 01, 2012 - Alexandria Echo Press - Life
The search is on for a new superintendent for Alexandria School District 206. School board members discussed the search at their regular meeting Monday.
Friday, July, 20, 2012 - Alexandria Echo Press - News
Book of memories of summers in the Alexandria lakes area reprinted
Wednesday, July, 11, 2012 - Alexandria Echo Press - Life
Indian artifact recently featured in magazine
Wednesday, June, 27, 2012 - Alexandria Echo Press - Life
At a special meeting held May 31, the District 206 School Board took action to accept bids for the first contracts related to the new high school construction project. The combined bid packages for work such as paving, site electrical, irrigation and fencing totaled close to $6.8 million. Other site work bids still remain, but if they come in at the $1.7 million estimate, the project will be about $240,000 under the total site budget of $8.7 million.
Wednesday, June, 06, 2012 - Alexandria Echo Press - News
In our house, I am the one who is content in silence, always turning off the unlistened-to radio, the unattended-to-music that my wife leaves on. (We don’t watch any TV.)
Wednesday, June, 06, 2012 - Alexandria Echo Press - Opinion
The Vikingland Band Festival (VBF) committee recently announced that Jim Eidsvold of Alexandria was named grand marshal of the 2012 VBF parade marching championship. Eidsvold was selected for the honor because of his dedication to the festival and to the Jefferson High School (JHS) Marching Band.
Friday, June, 01, 2012 - Alexandria Echo Press - News