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Family OK after Jeep goes airborne near Evansville
Law Enforcement Blotter: Wednesday, July 19
Updated: Driver killed, four children injured on I-94 near St. Cloud
Parkers Prairie Aquatic Center nears completion
Judge says Dayton wrong when he 'effectively abolished the Legislature'
Flesner cards hole in one at Nordic Trails
Viking Speedway: Meyers take three out of top four in late models
Eyes on state: Alex legion team hopes to return to state after falling short last year
Legion Baseball: Richards fans 10 to take game one
Vikings moving training camp to Eagan starting in 2018
A bit about Butter Days in Millerville
'Good memories' for Lund's Bait Shop
Downtown's Party in the Street is Friday
Class of 1952 class reunion planned
Alexandria Central High School reunion set for July 28-29
Engaged - Friedrichs and Werk
Engaged - Batcher and Janssen
Engaged - Berglin and Kolden
Engaged - Gearman and Whiting
Wedding - Karthikeyan and Freborg
Should have got a bigger net: Eight-year old lands 50-incher on Miltona
Mike Frisch: Froggin' for big bass
Plenty of panfish for annual Senior Fishing Day
A booming bass bite: Local tournament circuit finds success on area lakes
Morken: Summer deer-hunting work will pay off in the fall
Joy L. McWhorter
Jean A. Johnson
Stella Mae Altnow
Robert O. Hubbard
Marilyn Martha Weedman
Commentary: Look at the big picture for B-E
Echo Press Editorial: Beware of storm-damage rebate offers
In The Know: The true side of volunteering
Observations from the Archives: 2007: New land for a new high school
It's Our Turn: The story of an imaginary gunslinger
Millerville gets hands-on with butter
Tractors to parade down 36 mile memory lane
Douglas County 4-H campers
Cattlemen invite public to July 11 get-together
4-H announces K-3 summer camps
Author Faith Sullivan to sign books in Alexandria
Knute Nelson partners with Centrex Rehab, adds memory care unit
Glenwood State Bank joins top workplace list
New wedding venue opens in Alexandria
National Elks leaders visit Alexandria
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On The Street
July 13, 2017
Local artists open studios to the public
Nine local artists will showcase their work during the annual Art of the Lakes Studio Tour from Friday through Sunday. Free and open to the...
July 13, 2017 - 6:45am
June 30, 2017
Artist John House displays new work in Evansville
Known for his wildlife paintings and carvings, Minnesota artist John House has branched into rural landscapes and portraits. His new work will...
June 30, 2017 - 5:41pm
June 8, 2017
Minnesota State Fair art unveiled
ST. PAUL—St. Paul artist Ta-coumba Aiken's commemorative art for the 2017 Minnesota State Fair was unveiled Thursday afternoon at the Fairgrounds....
June 8, 2017 - 9:15pm
June 1, 2017
Evansville gallery displays fish rubbings
Move over, headstones and historic plaques. A local artist has found something different to take rubbings from—dead fish. Inspired by patterns...
June 1, 2017 - 4:02pm
March 29, 2017
DOUBLE LIVES: Art of two kinds
For some, dentistry and painting may sound like two things that have nothing in common. But for Dean Anderson, an Alexandria dentist who paints...
March 29, 2017 - 9:00am
February 8, 2017
High school artwork goes on display Feb. 10
Artwork by dozens of area high school students will go on display Feb. 10 at Minnesota State Community and Technical College Fergus Falls campus. The Regional Art Show, which is free and open to the public, will include 160 works by students from the Battle Lake, Brandon-Evansville,...
February 8, 2017 - 10:00am
January 18, 2017
An artist's touch
Alexandria area residents added their personal touch of creativity to a piece of art destined to hang in the new Sanford hospital in Fargo. ...
January 18, 2017 - 9:12am
November 9, 2016
LRAC Artist Mentor program now taking applications
Lake Region Arts Council is once again offering regional high school students in grades nine through 11 the opportunity to be a "protégée artist." The LRAC Artist Mentor program matches students with professional artists who will mentor the students for 15 hours this summer. Students...
November 9, 2016 - 9:00am
OUT AND ABOUT: Alexandria Holiday Arts and Crafters Tour
The weather was unseasonably warm for the 2016 Alexandria Holiday Arts and Crafters Tour, which took place Nov. 3, 4 and 5. Seven local homes...
November 9, 2016 - 7:00am
A bright future
If you ask Stevie Kaczor her favorite color, you're likely to get numerous answers. "You can't ask that," she said. "I think that purple is...
November 9, 2016 - 6:00am
July 20, 2016
Morning community art workshop offered
The Alexandria Brush and Palette Club will host a Young Artist Community Workshop on Tuesday, Aug. 2 from 9:30 a.m. to noon at United Methodist Church in Alexandria. Artists between the ages of 7-16 should be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Youth participants will be encouraged...
July 20, 2016 - 12:00am
July 13, 2016
"What do you want people to understand about you the most?" This was the question that local artist Tracy Anderson posed to 13 subjects before...
July 13, 2016 - 12:00am
July 8, 2016
Art abounds in the lakes area
The 2016 Art of the Lakes Studio Tour will feature the work of eight local artists. The tour will take place Friday and Saturday, July 15-16...
July 8, 2016 - 12:00am
MPR seeks art for 50th anniversary calendar
In 2017, Minnesota Public Radio (MPR) will turn 50, and as part of the kick-off celebration, it is seeking submissions of visual representations of what MPR has meant to the artist or to the state. One submission will be chosen from all eligible entries to be reproduced on a special...
July 8, 2016 - 12:00am
December 18, 2015
An artistic impression
The recently renovated house showcases an artist's touch in nearly every nook and cranny. From the refinished furniture, to the framed prints...
December 18, 2015 - 12:00am