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Work on new Miltona playground starts
Law Enforcement Blotter: Tuesday, June 27
A big, busy weekend
Concerned citizens organize to stop B-E school vote
Journalism groups intervene in Wetterling lawsuit
Sports schedule for Thursday, June 29
Modahl, Kerr win Geneva Member Guest Tournament
Sports schedule for Wednesday, June 28
Lakes Area Snowmen heading toward finish line after weekend tie
Three Panthers named to Class A all-tourney team as Johnson wins POY
End of the trail
Ralph Covert plays family concert at Evansville Art Center
Lincoln students compete at global Destination Imagination competition
Golfer Tom Lehman speaks at July 7 faith lunch
Engaged - Strater and Lambert
Engaged - Bruzik and Johnson
Engaged - Fogelson and Gibbons
Engaged - Teichert and Kelly
Engaged - Schmidt and Murray
Morken: Worth the casts in Canada
Courrier lands nice bass
Big fish highlight third Douglas County Bowfishing Challenge
Mike Frisch: Finding June walleyes
Walleye bite picks up on some area lakes
Oscar Frederick Mantick
Florence G. Fruth
James "JJ" Wilcox
Lloyd Darrell Nigg
1967: Alexandria Telephone adds two switchboard jobs
Guest editorial: Beware of those trying to deepen the divide
Making space for student creativity
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Republicans need to find new economic theory
THUMBS UP/THUMBS DOWN: Views by the Echo Press Editorial Board
4-H announces K-3 summer camps
Master gardener shares cold-hardy plant information
Many options for shade plants
Extension service helps with pressure canning
What's going on with the evergreens??
On the Street
A race to get people in the door of downtown businesses
Chamber holds 26th annual golf tournament
Tolkkinen joins Echo Press staff
JCI Minnesota looking for outstanding young Minnesotans
hires and promotions
On The Street
July 21, 2016
Two local Lions Clubs merge together
A new Lions Club was recently formed in Douglas County. The Alexandria Runestone Lions Club has been up and running for about the last two months....
July 21, 2016 - 9:37am
July 15, 2016
An experience to grow
It was with high spirits and enthusiasm that Brody Uhlenkamp of Osakis ventured into his audition for The Voice on June 25. And even though he...
July 15, 2016 - 12:00am
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