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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
June 11, 2014
Bring out the grill and the glaze for a tasty summer sandwich
When I’m dining out, there’s no doubt my attention immediately goes to anything on a menu with the word “caprese” in it. There’s something...
June 11, 2014 - 12:00am
May 28, 2014
Grilling: Not just for meat
The grill is not just a place for meat anymore. Some of my favorite foods to cook on the grill are fruits and veggies. Grilled vegetables tossed...
May 28, 2014 - 12:00am
May 14, 2014
Cooking with coconut
There is one ingredient in my house we all agree we love. Instead of the “how many bites do I have to eat?” question, I only hear, “Mmm!” That...
May 14, 2014 - 12:00am
April 30, 2014
Spice up Cinco de Mayo!
By Jessica Karley Forum News Service Cinco de Mayo is just around the corner. Instead of celebrating the Mexican victory over the French...
April 30, 2014 - 12:00am
January 15, 2014
Chestnuts: still a treat beyond the holidays
By Sarah and Tony Nasello Forum News Service If you’re like us, this holiday season was so jam-packed with activities that, while you might...
January 15, 2014 - 8:48am
January 2, 2014
Dessert for breakfast?
Start your day with red velvet or hot chocolate pancakes
January 2, 2014 - 3:10pm
December 17, 2013
By Beth Rickers Forum News Service It’s been almost a month since the annual holiday bake-a-thon with five of my friends from high school. I...
December 17, 2013 - 10:49pm
November 25, 2013
Bake and take cookies at December 3 class
In “Bake and Take Cookies and Candies,” the public is invited to bake and take home six dozen holiday treats. The class is Tuesday, December 3 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Discovery Middle School, Alexandria. All dough is pre-made by professional baker Lorie Meagher at her...
November 25, 2013 - 11:31am
October 16, 2013
Give these helpful, healing foods a try
By Mary Krueger, Douglas County senior coordinator Bananas: Next time you feel stressed, reach for a banana. It will fill you up, provide a mild blood sugar boost and has 30 percent of the day’s Vitamin B6, which helps the brain produce Serotonin, getting you through a crisis...
October 16, 2013 - 8:24am
September 25, 2013
Kids: Safe or sick? Myth vs. Fact
Four common kids’ food safety myths quashed
September 25, 2013 - 9:04am
September 19, 2013
Senior Menus, week of September 23-27
ALEXANDRIA Reservations: (320) 762-4280 Monday – Beef stroganoff, carrots, vanilla pudding Tuesday – Hamburger, potato salad, waxed beans, fruit Wednesday – Baked ham, au gratins, mixed vegetables, applesauce Thursday – Barbecued chicken breast, macaroni and cheese, peas,...
September 19, 2013 - 10:25am
September 18, 2013
Taste of Home Cooking School returns to Alexandria
The perfect recipe for creating new memories with loved ones includes good friends, good conversation and, of course, great food. As home cooks across the country head back to the kitchen to cook up fall's comforting favorites, the Taste of Home Cooking School is preparing to share...
September 18, 2013 - 6:39am
August 5, 2013
Tickets available now for Taste of Home Cooking School
Tickets are on sale now for the always-popular Taste of Home Cooking School set for Tuesday, September 24 at Lake Geneva Christian Center in...
August 5, 2013 - 11:16am
July 31, 2013
Holmes City Farmers' Market puts the 'unity' in community
In a fabled time, when food was scarce one man fed a village. As the story goes, curious townsfolk approached the man and asked what he was...
July 31, 2013 - 12:00am
July 17, 2013
United Way highlight: giving kids 4,460 bags of food
United Way of Douglas and Pope Counties has reached the end of its fiscal year and the 2012-13 United Way Campaign. With generous support, it raised $733,640 to help neighbors and friends in Douglas and Pope counties. Here are some of the things that were made possible: --United...
July 17, 2013 - 12:00am