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Parkers Prairie Aquatic Center nears completion
Driver killed, four children injured on I-94 near St. Cloud
Judge says Dayton wrong when he 'effectively abolished the Legislature'
Following in cancer victim's footsteps at Relay for Life
Dayton: Minnesota police not 'trigger happy'
Flesner cards hole in one at Nordic Trails
Viking Speedway: Meyers take three out of top four in late models
Eyes on state: Alex legion team hopes to return to state after falling short last year
Legion Baseball: Richards fans 10 to take game one
Vikings moving training camp to Eagan starting in 2018
'Good memories' for Lund's Bait Shop
Downtown's Party in the Street is Friday
Class of 1952 class reunion planned
Alexandria Central High School reunion set for July 28-29
Children's Theatre Company in Alexandria this week
Engaged - Friedrichs and Werk
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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
Joy L. McWhorter
Jean A. Johnson
Dennis W. Menk
Lois Elaine Lindberg
Stella Mae Altnow
Commentary: Look at the big picture for B-E
Echo Press Editorial: Beware of storm-damage rebate offers
In The Know: The true side of volunteering
Observations from the Archives: 2007: New land for a new high school
It's Our Turn: The story of an imaginary gunslinger
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
Master gardener shares cold-hardy plant information
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
New wedding venue opens in Alexandria
National Elks leaders visit Alexandria
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On The Street
September 9, 2015
Everyday Gourmet: Going Greek: Shake up your dips with yogurt
Greek yogurt has been all the rage for the last couple years, but there is good reason for it. It’s so versatile. Whether or not you like to eat it the same way that you would eat your usual breakfast yogurt, there is another way to use it that is very popular in our house:...
September 9, 2015 - 12:00am
August 26, 2015
Everyday Gourmet: Root beam floats, white wine sangria are refreshing beverages
The heat of summer has certainly found its way up north. One way we like to beat the heat is to stay cool with chilled beverages. Whether you...
August 26, 2015 - 12:00am
August 5, 2015
Everyday Gourmet: Fresh flavors are the highlight of street tacos
Street tacos are one of my favorite foods. With street tacos, the flavor comes from the boldly flavored meats and the fresh-made salsas or slaws....
August 5, 2015 - 12:00am
July 22, 2015
Everyday Gourmet: Watermelon pumps up flavor
In the heat of summer, watermelon can not only be a tasty treat, but also a great way to stay hydrated. In fact, watermelon itself is more than...
July 22, 2015 - 12:00am
July 8, 2015
Everyday Gourmet: As summer heats up, soup temps can drop down
As the temperatures rise outside during the summer months, there are several dishes that don’t get much table time. Most people place soup...
July 8, 2015 - 12:00am
June 24, 2015
Everyday Gourmet: Batter and bacon: breakfast staples were perfect for Father’s Day
When it comes to certain holidays, we generally have an idea of the types of meals we serve for each one. The other day, we were discussing in...
June 24, 2015 - 12:00am
June 10, 2015
Everyday Gourmet: Marinated meats make for great grilling
One thing I love about this time of year is that when I get home from work at night, I am able to smell all of the delicious grills fired up...
June 10, 2015 - 12:00am
May 27, 2015
Everyday Gourmet: Salmon, sesame asparagus are great for summer
Ever since I left culinary school, people have always asked me what my “go to” meal is when I get home at the end of the night and it’s...
May 27, 2015 - 12:00am
April 29, 2015
Everyday Gourmet: Asparagus - a versatile vegetable
Asparagus is coming into season again, and I couldn’t be happier about it. It is definitely a favorite vegetable in our house. A few nights...
April 29, 2015 - 12:00am
April 8, 2015
Everyday Gourmet: Better with breading: try light and airy panko bread crumbs
“Panko” is a term that, thanks to a friend from Japan, I learned simply means bread crumbs in Japanese. In the U.S., the term refers to a...
April 8, 2015 - 12:00am
March 25, 2015
Everyday Gourmet: Sweet treats to share (or not!)
Sweets are something we don’t do a lot of in my house, but when we do, we do it well. Molten chocolate cakes, or lava cakes, are a popular...
March 25, 2015 - 12:00am
March 11, 2015
Everyday Gourmet: Make ricotta cheese from scratch
I am usually all about keeping things in the kitchen as easy and “real life-ready” as possible. Most of the time, that involves buying some...
March 11, 2015 - 12:00am
February 25, 2015
Everyday Gourmet: Satisfy comfort food cravings with cream-based soups
During this recent cold snap, I started craving comfort foods. One day, as the kids were asking what was for lunch in their best “we’re starving”...
February 25, 2015 - 12:00am
February 11, 2015
Step up chicken wings with Fireball Chicken Lollipops
Today, I am going to share with you a recipe for chicken drummies that is far from ordinary. The recipe for Fireball Chicken Lollipops is a quick...
February 11, 2015 - 12:00am
January 21, 2015
Taco night done right
Slow cooker adds depth of flavor to tacos, soup
January 21, 2015 - 12:00am