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Garfield man seriously injured in northern Minnesota snowmobile crash
Osakis plans new ideas for trail
Law enforcement blotter: Tuesday, Jan. 17
Learning to lead: Police captain attends FBI Academy
Meet the new Pet of the Week: Garby (w/video)
Girls Hockey: Ellingson scores four in win at Detroit Lakes
Boys hockey: Cards shut out River Lakes to keep cruising
Boys basketball: Osakis runs past Bears to 8-2
Boys basketball: Defense guides WCA past Sebeka
Boys basketball: Defense guides WCA past Sebeka
Roast with the most
COMMUNITY ED: Secure your memories in photographs
An artist's touch
COMMUNITY ED: Zumba combines fitness and dance
Area students encouraged to apply for artist mentor scholarship
Births - Jan. 13, 2017
Wedding - Hanson and Lund
Wedding - Prescott and Harberts
Births - Jan. 6, 2017
Engaged - Wood and Netter
Morken: Step up and take part in deer management
Perch: A top winter attraction
Locals catch big bull redfish near South Padre Island
Morken: One final lesson as another season slips away
PF release: New Continuous CRP SAFE acres started Jan. 1
Byron S. Gunderson
Keith D. Davis Jr.
William "Bill" Bahe
EDITORIAL: When bad weather and fast drivers collide
LETTER: Use caution during Minnesota winters
FROM THE ARCHIVES - 1992: New Villard elementary school opens
LETTER: Restoring water quality on lakes is up to citizens
IN THE KNOW: FBI National Academy reinforced core beliefs
Farmland rental rates dropping overall
Selecting seed for your garden
Cow/Calf Days Seminar Tour coming to the area
Irrigation Clinic to be held in Parkers Prairie
Winter Garden College: Tools to tackle yard and garden problems
Osakis distillery plans cocktail room
Viking Savings Bank to rebrand with move to new location
2017 Alexandria Lakes Area Visitors Guide is now available
Stallman named WCI interim president
A fresh start for Alex Tailoring
hires and promotions
On The Street
July 13, 2016
"What do you want people to understand about you the most?" This was the question that local artist Tracy Anderson posed to 13 subjects before...
July 13, 2016 - 12:00am
July 8, 2016
Art abounds in the lakes area
The 2016 Art of the Lakes Studio Tour will feature the work of eight local artists. The tour will take place Friday and Saturday, July 15-16...
July 8, 2016 - 12:00am
July 6, 2016
Classic boat show brings history to Alexandria
The annual Minnesota Lakes Classic Boat Show, slated for Friday, July 8 and Saturday, July 9, offers an opportunity to see classic boats —...
July 6, 2016 - 12:00am
June 29, 2016
Parades, fireworks, celebrations round out the Fourth
Looking for something to do this coming Fourth of July? Never fear. The Fourth is looking to be a day bustling with activities and celebrations for all ages. Take a look below at some of the festivities: EVANSVILLE Friday, July 1 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Free viewing of photos by Mickey...
June 29, 2016 - 12:00am
June 17, 2016
It's festival time in Osakis
Despite the current downtown reconstruction project, preparation for the Osakis Festival, June 23-26, is in full swing. Though the city had to...
June 17, 2016 - 12:00am
June 15, 2016
Three decades, three transplants
Ninety seconds was all it took for Katie Schienbein’s surgeon to complete her life-saving surgery. The surgery – inserting a pacemaker –...
June 15, 2016 - 12:00am
June 10, 2016
Home sweet home
Editor's note: Two stories featuring the Bowdens' hosting and adoption experiences appeared in the July 10, 2015, and Nov. 18, 2015, Echo Press....
June 10, 2016 - 12:00am
June 8, 2016
Annual car show to support local food shelf
The public is invited to attend the Vintage Car Club (VCC) of Alexandria’s annual car show and swap meet on Sunday, June 26 at the Douglas...
June 8, 2016 - 12:00am
June 3, 2016
The start of something new
Marilyne and Albert Morisette were raising five kids of their own, and in 1998 they decided to open up their home to a foreign exchange student....
June 3, 2016 - 12:00am
June 1, 2016
Camryn's Chemo Care Bags
Seven members of 10-year-old Camryn Schlosser’s family have battled cancer. Four lost that fight. Though devastating for her family, the prominence...
June 1, 2016 - 12:00am
May 25, 2016
Alexandria FFA team excels in top five at state convention
For the first time in many years, the Alexandria FFA Chapter had a team finish in the top five at the Minnesota FFA State Convention. The 87th...
May 25, 2016 - 12:00am
May 20, 2016
Ole Oppe Fest is coming this Memorial Day Weekend
The Alexandria Jaycees will present the annual Ole Oppe Fest on Memorial Day Weekend, Friday, May 27 through Monday, May 30. Along with the regular scheduled events, there will be a sidewalk sale at downtown businesses Thursday through Sunday, a farmers market on Saturday from 9 a.m....
May 20, 2016 - 12:00am
May 18, 2016
A career certification
Though most programs at Alexandria Technical and Community College (ATCC) are two years long and result in a college diploma, one program recognized...
May 18, 2016 - 12:00am
May 13, 2016
May exhibit honors Scandinavian craft
The May exhibit at Evansville Art Center (EAC) features a collection of Swedish weaving, also known as huck weaving. This method of decorating...
May 13, 2016 - 12:00am
May 11, 2016
It's, like, totally tubular!
Alexandria Area Arts Association will present a unique theatrical event, the Awesome '80s Prom, an interactive show and dance, on Fridays and...
May 11, 2016 - 12:00am