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Fish and Wildlife obtains wetland easement
Coalition continues to oppose private prison in western Minn.
Franson's abortion bill brings out emotional testimony
Write-in votes determine township spot
Woman who stole squad car pleads guilty
The end of an era: Simpson steps down at B-E after 605 head coaching wins
Homecoming: Swedberg takes over the Alex boys golf program he grew up in
Engfer-Triebenbach takes over Osakis golf programs
Vikings finalize deal with WR Thielen
Three Chargers named All-LEC in girls basketball
Cancer benefit is set for Randy Beman
Organic Gardening Club to host barn dance
LIBRARY NEWS: Finding the time to read
Nowells to speak about merging of sports, Christianity
Sweetwater Revival to give concert of hope, encouragement
Births - March 17, 2017
Births - March 8, 2017
Engaged - Freiderich and Blumhoefer
Births - March 3, 2017
Engaged - Lee and Dybdal
Mike Frisch: What's my walleye line?
Art of every size, shape and color
DNR release: Catch-and-release summer walleye season announced for Mille Lacs
Carvers coming to the RCC
Bald eagles migrating back to Minnesota
Lynnette "Lynn" M. Kalina
Betty A. Dittberner
Christina Michelle Jackson
IN THE KNOW: Alexandria is top micropolitan in Minnesota
LETTER: Asking nicely; this time only
LETTER: Please don't litter
LETTER: Don't doubt that people want jobs
GUEST EDITORIAL: Sail a course to Real ID
Agriculture going strong in Douglas County
Douglas County Master Gardeners present Let's Get Growing workshop
Wussows named a Yieldmaster contest winner
Nominate a Farm Mom of the Year
Selecting fragrant flowers for your cutting garden
Coffee lover branches out: Alexandria man turns roasting into a side business
Ecumen Bethany Community receives Customer Experience Award
Parkers Prairie bar and grill is first to serve liquor
Dilley Zimny Insurance named a Circle of Excellence Agency
Ecumen Bethany Community receives workforce grant
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On The Street
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...
Business/On The Street
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