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Thumbs Up: Garden Center in Alexandria earned a “thumbs up” from an Alexandria parent for returning its “Kids Bowl Free” program this summer.
Friday, September, 07, 2012 - Alexandria Echo Press - Opinion
Honk! Honk! No, that's not a car horn you hear coming from the Wildes' property near Alexandria. It's the playful banter of the couple's pet geese.
Wednesday, September, 05, 2012 - Alexandria Echo Press - Life
Rare is the Minnesotan who has not seen videos of fish leaping out of water and hitting boaters. Word has spread across the state in the last couple of years about the invading Asian carp seen in those videos and the damage they could cause native fish. But few Minnesotans know the extent of the invasion from outside plants and animals.
Friday, August, 31, 2012 - Alexandria Echo Press - News
Three Alexandria police officers thought they were just doing their job when they responded to a house fire on August 17.
Tuesday, August, 28, 2012 - Alexandria Echo Press - News
Firefighters show compassion The house fires that happened in Alexandria late Friday night and on Wednesday afternoon didn’t claim any human lives or injury but there was still the very heartfelt loss of two pets, a cat named Callie and a dog named Harold.
Friday, August, 24, 2012 - Alexandria Echo Press - Opinion
Alexandria firefighters responded to two house fires within three blocks of each other in the last three days.
Tuesday, August, 21, 2012 - Alexandria Echo Press - News
Food, parades, and threshing - this year's Rose City Threshing and Heritage Festival will take place on August 10- 12.
Friday, August, 03, 2012 - Alexandria Echo Press - Entertainment
To help voters reach a more informed decision in the primary election on August 14, the Echo Press mailed questionnaires to the Douglas County commissioner candidates. Here are the responses from the four candidates who are running in District 3
Wednesday, August, 01, 2012 - Alexandria Echo Press - News
On Friday, July 27, Crossings Inn and Suites of Parkers Prairie will open for business and welcome guests and the public to its Parkers Prairie location. “The hotel provides comfortable and affordable accommodations with amenities, appealing to the leisure and business traveler,” said Gem Saied, general manager.
Friday, July, 27, 2012 - Alexandria Echo Press - Business
Having a well-behaved dog can make the experience of having a pet more enjoyable. The Lakes Area Humane Society will host a dog obedience class starting on Tuesday, July 24.
Friday, July, 20, 2012 - Alexandria Echo Press - News
The Minnesota State Fair is excited to announce the addition of dozens of new attractions, exhibits and other elements to the 2012 Great Minnesota Get-Together.
Tuesday, July, 17, 2012 - Alexandria Echo Press - News
The 42nd Annual Sinclair Lewis Days celebration starts today in Sauk Centre with parades, fireworks, pageants, tournaments, turtle races, craft fair and family fun.
Sunday, July, 15, 2012 - Alexandria Echo Press - News
Where’s Waldo? Well, for the month of July, he’ll be in downtown Alexandria.
Friday, July, 13, 2012 - Alexandria Echo Press - Business
JULY 2002 Two rural Miltona students are among 39 Minnesota rodeo athletes to compete in the National High School Rodeo Finals this month. Jennifer Lusty earned a gold buckle for Pole Bending and Kyle Grinager will represent Team Minnesota in Team Roping and Saddle Bronco Riding.
Wednesday, July, 11, 2012 - Alexandria Echo Press - Opinion
The Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) is preparing to treat approximately 150,000 acres of land in Carlton and St. Louis Counties to slow the spread of a gypsy moth infestation that was identified last summer.
Thursday, July, 05, 2012 - Alexandria Echo Press - News
It's time to celebrate Independence Day! Two hundred and thirty six years ago, the Declaration of Independence was signed, declaring the United States' independence from Great Britain.
Wednesday, July, 04, 2012 - Alexandria Echo Press - News
The Minnesota State Fair is hungry to announce the addition of 40 new foods to the myriad of fare at the 2012 Great Minnesota Get-Together.
Monday, July, 02, 2012 - Alexandria Echo Press - News
The other day in the Walmart parking lot, as I was getting out of my car, I spotted at least a dozen pennies on the asphalt. I didn’t pick them up. Just a few years ago, I would’ve picked up every one of them.
Friday, June, 29, 2012 - Alexandria Echo Press - Opinion
In partnership with GiveMN, the Northland Chapter of the American Red Cross and the Lake Superior Zoological Society announced today that they are seeking donations to help Duluth and the surrounding area recover from devastating flooding that occurred on June 20, 2012.
Monday, June, 25, 2012 - Alexandria Echo Press - News
A new 33-room, limited-service hotel, Crossings Inn and Suites, will open in Parkers Prairie in July and will be managed by the St. Paul hospitality firm, Morrissey Hospitality Companies (MHC). Gamila “Gem” Saied was hired to be the general manager.
Friday, June, 22, 2012 - Alexandria Echo Press - Business