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Law Enforcement Blotter: Friday, July 21 through Sunday, July 23
Officers on leave after shooting in Willmar, Minn.
Meet the new Pet of the Week: Harry (w/video)
Update: Six injured in multi-vehicle pile-ups near Brandon
Moorhead wins Substate 14 title over Bemidji
Viking Speedway: Zach Johnson moves from ninth to first in Modified feature
Legion Baseball: Alex season ends with loss to Bemidji
Snowmen run over Bismarck into semis
Legion Baseball: Alexandria falls to Moorhead, survives through Saturday
Loose Change to deliver free concert
Alexandria chaplain serves those in military service
VFW Auxiliary to host salad luncheon
Engaged - Friedrichs and Werk
Engaged - Batcher and Janssen
Engaged - Berglin and Kolden
Engaged - Gearman and Whiting
Wedding - Karthikeyan and Freborg
Should have got a bigger net: Eight-year old lands 50-incher on Miltona
Mike Frisch: Froggin' for big bass
Plenty of panfish for annual Senior Fishing Day
A booming bass bite: Local tournament circuit finds success on area lakes
Morken: Summer deer-hunting work will pay off in the fall
David "Dave" A. Dittberner
Charles S. "Chuck" Harris
Clifford W. Wunderlich
Commentary Sandcastles and trespassing on Lake Ida
It's Our Turn: Dare to do a random act of kindness
Letter: Welcome sign needs attention
Views by the Echo Press Editorial Board: Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down
Letter: State's budget process is concerning
Millerville gets hands-on with butter
Tractors to parade down 36 mile memory lane
Douglas County 4-H campers
Cattlemen invite public to July 11 get-together
4-H announces K-3 summer camps
Aagard expands to pull all workers into one building
A new place for ink opens in Alexandria
Author Faith Sullivan to sign books in Alexandria
Knute Nelson partners with Centrex Rehab, adds memory care unit
Glenwood State Bank joins top workplace list
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On The Street
February 3, 2017
Love comes to the radio stage
The stage at Lakes Area Radio Theatre is ablaze with love. On Friday, Feb. 10, the cast will recreate two old-time radio legends: "My Favorite Husband" and "Life of Riley." Doors open at 6:30 p.m. at the theater, 2214 Geneva Road NE in Alexandria. Admission is $8. The cast includes...
February 3, 2017 - 12:00pm
Wylie and the Wild West featured at CLCA concert
The fourth concert of the 2016-2017 season of the Central Lakes Concert Association, featuring Wylie and the Wild West, will take place on Friday,...
February 3, 2017 - 11:00am
January 27, 2017
First Friday concert features Orlo Thompson, Neal Nelson
The Evansville Art Center, 111 Main Street, invites the public to attend its First Friday Concert on Feb. 3 at 7 p.m. for an evening of country...
January 27, 2017 - 10:00am
Kevin Mac brings country/bluegrass style to Alexandria
Country/bluegrass musician Kevin Mac will give a concert on Saturday, Jan. 28, from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Alexandria Area High School Performing...
January 27, 2017 - 9:00am
January 18, 2017
EAC kicks off new year with open mic
Evansville Art Center will kick off 2017 with Open Mic music on Thursday, Jan. 19, at 7 p.m. at 111 Main Street, Evansville. Musicians are invited to come and play. A sound system and full keyboard will be available. The EAC is always on the lookout for musicians to join its performing...
January 18, 2017 - 9:00am
January 13, 2017
Lakes Area Radio Theatre presents quartet of ghost tales
It's a quartet of magical ghost tales, time travel, murder, mayhem, trees that talk, and little boys who get the switch this week at Lakes Area Radio Theatre on Friday, Jan 13, at 7 p.m. at 2214 Geneva Road, Alexandria. On stage are Chuck Grussing, Hailey Wagner, Cameron Koester and...
January 13, 2017 - 11:00am
January 6, 2017
The Lady and the Cowboy to entertain at senior center
Julie Weldele of Big Lake and Larry Sletten of Alexandria will perform old country-western classics on Sunday, Jan. 8, at 2:30 p.m. at the Alexandria...
January 6, 2017 - 10:00am
December 30, 2016
AAAA improv show adds more local flavor
It has become an Alexandria Area Arts Association tradition to help ring in the new year with an improv show that's guaranteed to be new. This...
December 30, 2016 - 8:00am
December 16, 2016
Two theaters bring 'It's a Wonderful Life" to Alexandria
The Alexandria Area Arts Association and the Lakes Area Radio Theatre are combining to present the Christmas classic "It's a Wonderful Life."...
December 16, 2016 - 8:00am
December 14, 2016
Theatre L'Homme Dieu announces 57th season
Theatre L'Homme Dieu will celebrate its 57th season with musicals, comedies and dramas spanning a century, as well as a curated concert series. Season passes (one admission per theatrical production) and flex passes (five admissions to be used any time for theatrical productions)...
December 14, 2016 - 10:00am
December 7, 2016
Christmas tales come to Lakes Area Radio Theatre
It's time for old-time holiday merriment at Lakes Area Radio Theatre in Alexandria. It will recreate two holiday stories from the 1950s: "Christmas with Abbott and Costello" and "Big Little Jesus: A Dragnet Christmas." Kip Sundlee, Kevin Lee, Lindsey Ann, Aaron Dahlseng and Allen...
December 7, 2016 - 10:00am
Alexandria to host A Magical Medora Christmas
Five Medora performers will bring a family-friendly holiday show, A Magical Medora Christmas, to audiences in Alexandria on Monday, Dec. 19 at 7:30 p.m. at the Alexandria Area High School Performing Arts Center. A Magical Medora Christmas is a 19-community, 24-show tour featuring...
December 7, 2016 - 9:00am
Second Sunday concert features Christmas sing-along
Mikko Cowdery, Doug Tatge, Bud Anderson, and other friends will present a Christmas sing-along at the Alexandria Senior Center for its regular...
December 7, 2016 - 9:00am
November 11, 2016
Winter season of dance kicks off Nov. 20
The Lakeside Dance Club will kick off its 11th winter season of ballroom dancing at the Lakeside Ballroom in Glenwood on Sunday, Nov. 20, from 3 to 7 p.m. The 42nd Street Jazz Band will provide music. Dancers of all ages and abilities are welcome. Basic dance lessons will be offered...
November 11, 2016 - 11:00am
1950s come to life in radio theater
Lakes Area Radio Theatre in Alexandria is recreating two old-time radio theater comedies from the 1950s on Friday, Nov. 11, at 7 p.m. Admission is $5. For information, call the box office at (320) 808-3841. Past shows are available at www.lakesareatheatre.com. 'Beautiful Dreamer'...
November 11, 2016 - 10:00am