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MNsure allows longer for people to enroll for health insurance
For the record
Fire destroys garage, damages vehicles near Nelson
AgweekTV: Food Blogger Makes It Big
Basketball scores from Friday, Dec. 15
Boys basketball: Lakers run winning streak to five games
Blizzard hockey: Alexandria runs December winning streak to five games
Girls basketball: Second half propels Knights past Hancock
Girls basketball: Chargers back above .500 after beating Henning
A space for young learners: Library exhibit combines science and art
One page at a time: Library can help you through the holidays
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
Donors can swap books for wine
A family affair: Three generations of women keep salon growing
Serving up 'real food'
Helping African firefighters
From the stand: Adjusting to late season
New northern pike regulations coming in 2018
Extremely rare Canada lynx spotted in Minnesota's Chippewa National Forest
Mike Frisch: Icing winter walleyes
Local hunters keep an eye on CWD developments
Lou B. Geris
Barbara Ellen Merreighn Lommen
Monica Mary Baltes
Kenneth "Fritz" Roy Dahlke
Herbert Nicholas Botzet
LETTER: Christmas spirit shines on through the night
LETTER: Selective TV remains a good value
LETTER: Community works together to help those in need
LETTER: An onslaught against Christian values
LETTER: Fascism came from the far right, not left
Extension schedules land rent meeting for farmers, landowners
Managing boxelder bugs as the cold sets in
Step away from that pruning saw!
Going far with 4-H horses
County crafting buffer compliance rules
Pelican Lake wind turbine canceled by power co-op
Seeking top young professionals
ATCC Foundation honors 2017 philanthropists
On The Street
Bello Cucina abruptly closes doors for good
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January 13, 2017
Ecumen Bethany Community celebrates 100 years with birthday party
Ecumen Bethany Community in Alexandria hit a milestone on Jan. 1 by reaching its 100th anniversary of providing senior care in the community....
January 13, 2017 - 11:44am
September 21, 2016
Morrisons celebrate 75 years of marriage
Current Alexandria residents Ed and Helen Jane Morrison, former owners of the Morris Sun Tribune, celebrated their 75th wedding anniversary on...
September 21, 2016 - 12:00am
July 8, 2016
Oscar Lake Lutheran Church marks 150th anniversary
The Oscar Lake Lutheran Church of rural Farwell, the oldest Lutheran church of the ELCA Northwest Synod, will honor God with the celebration...
July 8, 2016 - 12:00am
June 17, 2016
Bremness Gallery celebrates 25 years
The Bremness Gallery's 25th anniversary celebration and opening reception for "Let's Hear It for the Guys" will be held Thursday, June 23 from 5 to 7 p.m. on the grounds of the Ann Bickle Heritage House, 226 E. Minnesota Ave. in Glenwood. The show features the artworks of Orlando...
June 17, 2016 - 12:00am
September 3, 2014
A lifetime of love
“We met at a ballroom down in Marshall, Minnesota at a dance,” Dan Kruse of Alexandria recalled. “I asked her for a date and she accepted....
September 3, 2014 - 12:00am
On the Street - Dilley Zimny Insurance
The team members at Dilley Zimny Insurance recently congratulated Ann Koep on her 30th anniversary at the agency. Koep works with clients to...
September 3, 2013 - 11:08am
August 16, 2013
Find fun at the fair
Pick your fun: rides, games, 4-H exhibits, corn dogs, races or just strolling down the midway. It's Douglas County Fair time! This year's fair...
August 16, 2013 - 12:00am
June 5, 2013
Community Memorial Home celebrates 50th anniversary Sunday
It's been 50 years since Community Memorial Home opened in Osakis and this weekend, the community is invited to celebrate the community-owned, not-for-profit facility that thrives today. On Sunday, June 9 from 2 to 4 p.m. a 50th anniversary open house will be hosted at Galeon in...
June 5, 2013 - 12:00am
May 8, 2013
Alexandria Evening Lions to celebrate 50 years
The Alexandria Evening Lions Club will celebrate its 50th anniversary on Monday, May 13 at the Broadway Ballroom, Alexandria. The club was chartered in May 1963 with 34 members.
May 8, 2013 - 12:00am
April 26, 2013
Galeon celebrates 50th anniversary with two events
On June 9, 1963, Community Memorial Home at Osakis opened. Over the last 50 years, the facility has expanded to a campus that includes Manor Apartments, Community Memorial Home Terrace Heights, West View and BridgeWell. To celebrate the facility's 50th anniversary and years of growth,...
April 26, 2013 - 12:00am
June 8, 2012
Evansville Calvary Covenant Church celebrates 125 years this Sunday
2012 marks the 125th anniversary of Calvary Covenant Church in Evansville. The Congregation will celebrate the anniversary on Sunday, June 10...
June 8, 2012 - 2:23pm
October 15, 2010
Church for the Harvest celebrates 10 years of ministry
The public is invited to join Church for the Harvest each Sunday in October as the church celebrates 10 years of ministry. Services are at 10 a.m. each Sunday at the church, 1910 Aga Drive in Alexandria. Church for the Harvest was formed in the fall of 1999. Pastors Mike and Rhonda...
October 15, 2010 - 12:00am
May 7, 2010
New LDS stake celebrates first anniversary
The Alexandria congregation of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS) joins the celebration of the one-year anniversary of the St. Cloud, MN Stake. A new stake was created on May 3, 2009, from the Duluth, Anoka and Minneapolis stakes. President Randal Baker was called...
May 7, 2010 - 12:00am
March 3, 2010
Learning to just say no!
Concerned how your kids will handle the pressures of alcohol and drugs in the world today?
March 3, 2010 - 12:00am
June 11, 2008
History on parade
Echo Press photo by Karla Mikkelson. Alexandria Fire Marshal Dennis Stark showed off the 1917 American LaFrance in Saturday's parade down Broadway. The chain-drive truck was the first motorized vehicle purchased by the Alexandria Fire Department, at a cost of $6,700 in 1918. The...
June 11, 2008 - 12:00am