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Speaker: Officers are 'not normal; you're special'
Law enforcement blotter: Tuesday, August 23
Almost 1,000 gather in memory of slain 5-year-old Watkins girl
New effort tries to draw more people into area
Students can earn credits, use release time at NCA
Fun meets a potential future in stock cars for many young go-kart drivers
Tweaks for progress: Shifted backfield, young line highlight B-E football
Following its headline year: Christensen steps in for Minnewaska football
WISSOTA racing returns to Douglas County Fair
Balancing act: Osakis tennis staggers lineup to begin fall
Put the fun back in parenting
Walk raises awareness of congenital heart defects
AAHS students, alumni kick off Project 1440
Discovery Middle School hosts orientations, open house
Cunninghams win wing sauce contest
Births - through Aug. 12, 2016
Engaged - Dokken-McFann and Gran
Births - Aug. 3-8, 2016
Engaged - Benning and Notch
Engaged - Butler and Joswiak
Stringer full of walleyes
Morken: What the numbers say about declining hunters and anglers
Work begins on statewide deer management plan
A big bass for Beau
Youth day comes together
Arland E. Hirman
Roy A. Johnson
Gladys M. Hogan
Matthew W. Lepak
Arland E. Hirman
LETTER: All are born in spiritual darkness
IN THE KNOW: Leadership Alexandria is unique blend with strong return
From the archives - 1966: Six boxes of contest butter to be auctioned off at county fair
EDITORIAL: Small towns can have big problems
LETTER: The same old arguments against Christianity
Producers should consider available assistance
Monarchs, roadsides and the law
A century of family and faith
Kensington represented in Princess Kay of the Milky Way
Kalpin family recognized as 2016 U of M Farm Family
Chamber Ambassadors visit three local businesses
Celeste Edenloff returns to Echo Press
Dew Drop Inn changes ownership
Beach named editor of Echo Press
New rules implemented for telemarketers
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
Join a 5k run/walk for student scholarships
The Alexandria Technical and Community College (ATCC) Foundation will present a Running for Student Scholarships 5k run/walk on Saturday, September 28 at the law enforcement tactical warehouse, 1601 Jefferson Street, Alexandria. Registration will begin at 7 a.m., with the race starting...
September 24, 2013 - 10:59am
June 26, 2013
Johnson, Joyer win Just Like Grandma's 5K
Camille Johnson and Tony Joyer were the overall women's and men's winners at the annual Just Like Grandma's 5K run June 15. Johnson, women's 15-younger division, finished the race in 23:42, while Joyer, men's 16-25 division, ran the course in 17:31. Other division winners includes...
June 26, 2013 - 12:00am
May 17, 2013
Still time to enter Holy Mole Ole 5K, 10K in Alexandria
Lakes Area Recreation will again hold the Holy Moly Ole series of races, with all proceeds going directly to youth programs and scholarships. Races will be held on Saturdays, May 18, June 8, July 20 and August 10 and will feature a 5K run, 10K run and family 5K walk. The final event...
May 17, 2013 - 12:54pm
September 11, 2012
Dash for Dad 5K in St. Cloud fights prostate cancer
St. Cloud, Minn. - Join the fight against prostate cancer by participating in the 2nd annual St. Cloud Dash for Dad on Sept. 15 at Whitney Park, 1529 Northway Drive. Dash for Dad begins with registration at 7:30 a.m. The 1K kids run begins at 8:30 a.m. followed by a 1-mile family...
September 11, 2012 - 2:37pm
August 25, 2012
Walk to raise awareness about mental illness
NAMIWalks, Changing Minds One Step at a Time, is a 5K walk to increase public awareness of mental illnesses, fight stigma, and raise funds for NAMI, the National Alliance on Mental Illness of Minnesota. The walk will be held Saturday, Sept. 22, at 1 p.m., at Minnehaha Park in Minneapolis...
August 25, 2012 - 10:59am
July 13, 2012
Shalom 5k, 10k run results
2nd ANNUAL SHALOM RUN WEDNESDAY, JULY 4 87 runners competed 5K WOMEN - 1. Jen Klecker 21:11, 2. Carolyn Nye 22:13, 3. Meg Hanvorson 23:18. 5K MEN - 1. Gary Eppert 19:23, 2. Joel Halvorson 21:02, 3. Robby Gale 21:23. 10 WOMEN - 1. Julie Miller 47:20, 2. Shawn Severson 50:08, 3....
July 13, 2012 - 12:00am
May 25, 2012
Giroux, Betterman win Holy Moly Ole 5K
In the first of five races, the Holy Moly Ole "Run Ole Run", took place Saturday, with Jeff Giroux of Alexandria the overall men's winner of...
May 25, 2012 - 12:00am
December 23, 2011
Wickluff wins YMCA Turkey Day 5K
Gabriel Wickluff won the first-ever YMCA Turkey Day 5K. The 18-year-old finished in a time of 19:03, eight seconds ahead of Tom Prentice. Andy Gunderson rounded out the top three finishers in the race. Almost 200 runners and walkers participated in the face, which started at the...
December 23, 2011 - 12:00am
July 25, 2011
Waterama races are this Saturday
The annual Glenwood Waterama Magic Mile and Glenwood Rotary 5K Run/Walk and 10K road race will be held Saturday, July 30, in Glenwood. Race registration is from 7 to 7:30 a.m. in Glenwood City Park across from the Lakeside Balloom. Runners will be bused to the starting line beginning...
July 25, 2011 - 10:54am
June 14, 2011
Lace up your shoes for Osakis 5K this Saturday
The 24th annual Osakis 5K, a 3.1-mile run, will take place Saturday, June 18. The run begins at 9 a.m. at Just Like Grandma's on the corner of 2nd Avenue and Main Street in Osakis. Entry fee is $15 and all racers should register any time from 7 to 8:45 a.m.
June 14, 2011 - 8:03am
September 17, 2010
Lakes Area Humane Society to host the Alexandria 5K-10K Run
The Lakes Area Humane Society invites you to participate in the Alexandria 5K/10K Run on Saturday, September 18. This family-friendly event takes place at the Big Ole Park in Alexandria, with 5K/10K run check-in starting at 6:45 a.m. Check in for Scenic Dog Walk and Kids' 1K run starts...
September 17, 2010 - 12:00am
June 11, 2010
Osakis 5K race to take place June 19
The 23rd annual Osakis 5K, a 3.1-mile run, will take place Saturday, June 19. The run will begin at Just Like Grandma's on the corner of 2nd...
June 11, 2010 - 12:00am
Weight Watchers members from 23 different towns gathered together in Alexandria last Sunday, June 6, to participate in the Weight Watchers Walk-It...
June 11, 2010 - 12:00am
April 30, 2010
Ready to run? Lakes Area EnduRUNce races set for May 14, 15
It's time to gear up for the first-ever "Lakes Area EnduRUNce" half-marathon and 5K on May 14-15. The event is a fundraiser for the Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) and an outreach effort of Lake Community Church. Organizers plan to offer a 13.1 miles competitive half-marathon...
April 30, 2010 - 12:00am
April 14, 2010
5K run/walk planned at Lake Carlos State Park
PATH is hosting a 5K run/walk at four locations throughout Minnesota, including one in Alexandria. The run/walks will be conducted simultaneously at the four locations. The "Walking the PATH 5K Run/Walk" is set for Saturday, May 1 at Lake Carlos State Park, 2601 County Road 38 NE...
April 14, 2010 - 12:00am