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In the eye of Irma: Former Alexandria couple caught in hurricane
Soft lockdown lifted at West Central Area Secondary School
Law Enforcement Blotter: Wednesday, September 20
UPDATE: Driver identified in fatal motorcycle crash on I-94
Gravel pit ‘would ruin this little town’ neighbors say
Volleyball: Cards sweep St. Cloud Apollo in conference match
Nice day for a run
Sports schedule for Thursday, Sept. 21
Cross country: Chargers see progress in Melrose
Cross Country: WCA sets records and takes first in Melrose
Country Blossom Farm holds baking, eating contests
Community Education classes available
Events promote talking about suicide
Ecumen gives look at daytime senior care
New musicians invited to Open Mic Night
Don & Betty Kuelbs
Gary & Molly Buse
Gary & Molly Buse
DNR release: Optimistic about Saturday's duck opener
Posted, but done properly? Rules, prosecuting case can be complicated
Mike Frisch: Cover more water
A whirlwind of a win: Alexandria anglers take big payday in first pro tournament
DNR roadside survey: Pheasant index down 26 percent
Michelle Kay Miller
Lorraine K. Porter
Richard A. King
Harold M. Olson
Letter: Confederate statues promote division
Letter: No right way to protest
Echo Press Editorial: A wake-up call about drunk driving
In the Know: Armor - an unfortunate necessity
Observations from the Archives: 1992: Minnesotans pitch in after Hurricane Andrew hits
Dairy council seeks candidates
Tomato tasting at the library
What's wrong with my tomato plant?
There's still time to plant veggies
Haying and grazing OK on some Conservation Reserve land
On The Street
Feds allow more time for comment on Internet access
Alexandria ReStore remains open, plans expansion
Glenwood resort receives Century Resort designation
Minnesota adds 7,700 jobs in July; unemployment rate unchanged
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September 14, 2017
Leaving a mark: Iconic Fergus Falls artist Charles Beck dies at 94
FERGUS FALLS, Minn.—Charles Beck didn't leave his mark on the landscape. Rather, he made his imprint by capturing the rolling hills, plowed...
September 14, 2017 - 10:36am
August 4, 2017
Artists offer free community art day
Community members can make postcards, posters or other projects from 9 a.m.-noon Tuesday, Aug. 8 when the Alexandria United Methodist Church 2210 E. 6th Ave. hosts a free Community Art Day. Led by the Brush and Palette Club, artists will demonstrate a range of techniques such as mixing...
August 4, 2017 - 3:05pm
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