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Former state senator to lead rural Minnesota advocacy group
Open for comment: water quality report for Long Prairie River watershed
For the Record - Feb. 24, 2017
From a mess to success
Co-op elementary school planned
Boys Basketball: Alex dominates in DL
Boys Basketball: Minnewaska can't keep up with ACGC, falls 68-55
Boys Basketball: Osakis falls to Holdingford by 10
Girls Basketball: Five Panthers enter double digits in win
Girls Basketball: Chargers show improvement with big win over Hancock
Set a goal, make a plan and save
Philippine women to lead message on World Day of Prayer
Zion Lutheran to host Church and State conference
Do members of congress pay into Social Security?
Acoustic Sound heads up EAC's First Friday Concert
Births - Feb. 24, 2017
Births - Feb. 10, 2017
Wedding - Bursch and Hawthorne
Births - Feb. 3
Wedding - Holmquist and Haugdahl
Developing a deer plan: A Q-and-A with big game program leader Adam Murkowski
Warm weather forcing houses off the ice
Fishing first timers
Mike Frisch: Think spring
Curtis G. Olson
Steven James Velde
Mary A. L. Swenson
Laurel A. Jensen Falconer
Vernet "Jackie" Schroeder
IT'S OUR TURN: The great puppy adventure
LETTER: Stop the land grab
LETTER: Snow angels are helping elderly
EDITORIAL: End ban on Sunday liquor sales
LETTER: School board should reconsider
Minnesota lawmakers lobby on ag issues
Save the date: garden education opportunities available
Century Farm applications due by April 3
It's fruit tree pruning time
Corn and Soybean Growers to hold annual meeting
Lake businesses must take invasive species training
Ollie's Service named Dealer of the Year
Premiere Video closes its doors
REA holds district meeting
AAEDC leads initiatives for 2016 and into 2017
hires and promotions
On The Street
February 14, 2017
2017 Alexandria Polar Plunge registration is now open
Registration for the 2017 Alexandria Polar Plunge is now open. Come show your support for Special Olympics Minnesota and learn firsthand what it means to be "freezin' for a reason." The funds raised benefit more than 8,200 Special Olympics Minnesota athletes as they train, compete...
February 14, 2017 - 5:24pm
February 10, 2017
Never stop laughing
The Unity Foundation invites the public for an evening of fun and laughter at a show that draws couples together for marriage enrichment. The event is Friday, Feb. 17, from 7 to 9 p.m. at Arrowwood Resort and Conference Center in Alexandria. Matt Loehr, president of Dare to be Different,...
February 10, 2017 - 1:00pm
February 1, 2017
Beer and wine tasting raises money for United Way
The public is invited to attend the eighth annual beer and wine tasting on Friday, Feb. 10, from 5 to 7:30 p.m. at Arrowwood Resort and Conference Center in Alexandria. The event is a fundraiser for United Way of Douglas and Pope Counties. Admission allows guests to taste test a variety...
February 1, 2017 - 10:00am
December 14, 2016
COMMENTARY: Retail activity here rivals metro suburbs
By Michael Dempsey, Ida Township, MN I'd like to know what Sean Fleming meant by "pseudo-slave labor" in his Dec. 2 commentary ("Cheap wages should anger Alexandrians") in the Echo Press. (I suspect that he meant to say something like quasi-slave labor, but that's beside the point)....
December 14, 2016 - 9:00am
December 2, 2016
Empty Chair Gala to benefit REACH program
The Dragonfly Foundation will host the Empty Chair Gala on Saturday, Dec. 10, at Arrowwood Resort and Conference Center in Alexandria. Social is from 5 to 7 p.m., following by dinner. A program and auctions begin at 8:15 p.m. A live auction will include many one-of-a-kind chairs created...
December 2, 2016 - 9:00am
November 22, 2016
Foreign students filling employment gap
Look around the Alexandria area and you will see "Help Wanted" signs everywhere. And many of those signs are at restaurants and hotel and hospitality businesses. Several hotels and restaurants have turned to outsourcing for help to fill the employment gap. Arrowwood Resort and Conference...
November 22, 2016 - 6:00am
Employee housing project faces opposition
A boarding house project at Arrowwood Resort and Conference Center in Alexandria is drawing a lot of opposition from neighbors. The resort has...
November 22, 2016 - 6:00am
October 21, 2016
Resort, campground operators invited to Fall Conference and Expo
The Minnesota Resort and Campground Association invites all owners and managers of resorts and campgrounds in the state to attend its annual Fall Conference and Expo Oct. 25-27 at Arrowwood Resort and Conference Center in Alexandria. The conference theme, "Changing Through the Seasons,"...
October 21, 2016 - 8:30am
September 23, 2016
Carlos Creek Winery honored for Business and Industrial Appreciation Day
The 2016 Business and Industrial Appreciation Day event is fast approaching and will honor Carlos Creek Winery and its many contributions to...
September 23, 2016 - 12:00am
January 6, 2016
Midwest Soil Health Summit is Feb. 17-18 in Alexandria
The Sustainable Farming Association's (SFA) Midwest Soil Health Summit is set for Feb. 17-18 at Arrowwood Resort and Conference Center in Alexandria. The summit features soil health experts and farm leaders for two days of education and farmer networking, all geared at improving soil...
January 6, 2016 - 12:00am
October 28, 2015
Out and about: Fork and Cork introduces refined menu
The Alexandria Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce hosted its annual Fork and Cork event on Friday, October 23. Chamber members, businesses and community...
October 28, 2015 - 12:00am
October 16, 2015
Holiday Ball committee begins work
Preparations are under way for the 40th annual Holiday Ball, sponsored by the Douglas County Hospital Auxiliary. The Holiday Ball will take place on Saturday, December 5 at Arrowwood Resort and Conference Center in Alexandria. The event will feature a silent auction, raffle...
October 16, 2015 - 12:00am
Fork and Cork offers evening of food and friends
Time to pop the cork and ready your fork. That's right. The Alexandria Chamber of Commerce will present Fork and Cork on Friday, October 23 from 5:30 to 9 p.m. at Arrowwood Resort and Conference Center. Guests will travel in small groups to five food stations while learning about...
October 16, 2015 - 12:00am
July 18, 2012
Out and About - Hotter on the water
A quarter-century was celebrated at Arrowwood Resort on Saturday at the annual Chain of Lakes Classic Boat Show. Enthusiasts weathered the heat...
July 18, 2012 - 12:00am
August 4, 2010
Getting their limit of fun
Senior Fishing Day was Wednesday, July 14. About 50 seniors went out on Lake Darling from the Arrowwood Resort Marina docks. There were six pontoons...
August 4, 2010 - 12:00am