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'Everything was a mess:' Kensington turkey farm cleaning up after storm
Be prepared: Marching bands are coming
Raising sheep for a cure to Huntington's disease
Concerned citizens organize to stop B-E school vote
After budget veto, Minnesota Senate plans to shut down in July; House in September
Girls Basketball: Lange completes the climb to varsity
Boys Basketball: Hintermeister set for head coaching job
Hundreds gather at Fireman's Field for celebration night in Carlos
Alexandria trap team sends squad to state
Legion Baseball: Post 188 tops Osakis at home
'Martin Luther' visits Alexandria church camp
Expanding Outreach: Food Shelf celebrates expansion
Schjei Country to perform at West Moe Church
Alexandria actors play key roles in Barrett play
Sweetland runs this week at Theatre L'Homme Dieu
Engaged - Strater and Lambert
Engaged - Bruzik and Johnson
Engaged - Fogelson and Gibbons
Engaged - Teichert and Kelly
Engaged - Schmidt and Murray
Courrier lands nice bass
Big fish highlight third Douglas County Bowfishing Challenge
Mike Frisch: Finding June walleyes
Walleye bite picks up on some area lakes
Osakis walleye tourney set for this weekend
Mary Anna Louise Swenson
Orville Arnold Botner
Janice "Jan" Larsen
Timothy J. Olson
It's Our Turn: A life without my mom
Commentary: Water wells are safe
Editorial: Newspapers still top choice for news
In the Know: Help available for businesses
Observations from the Archives: 1992: Eurasian milfoil appears in Lake Oscar
4-H announces K-3 summer camps
Master gardener shares cold-hardy plant information
Many options for shade plants
Extension service helps with pressure canning
What's going on with the evergreens??
Chamber holds 26th annual golf tournament
Tolkkinen joins Echo Press staff
JCI Minnesota looking for outstanding young Minnesotans
Lake Carlos Marina under new ownership
Vaagenes receives hospital award
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On The Street
June 14, 2013
New art exhibit opens to community
Alex ArtWorks' Third Thursdays Art Show opens for the season on Thursday, June 20. The other two shows will take place on Thursdays, July 18...
June 14, 2013 - 12:00am
June 5, 2013
Art collage class offered
The "Art Collage" class will teach youth entering grades 1-3 everything from painting to sculptures to chalk drawings. Learn about colors, textures and everything art! Instructor Joanne Trenne is a licensed teacher. Class is at Discovery Middle School, Monday through Thursday, June...
June 5, 2013 - 12:00am
May 11, 2013
Writers from region encouraged to contribute to literary magazine
The Lake Region Review is seeking quality fiction, creative nonfiction, and poetry by writers in Minnesota and the eastern Dakotas, especially from those with a personal connection to this region. Submissions don't need to be grounded in this region, though the editors admit a fondness...
May 11, 2013 - 10:15am
May 3, 2013
Alex ArtWorks sets stage for area art
Alex ArtWorks, an arts co-op, is setting the stage for community art by developing an exhibit space for Alexandria area artists. In partnership with Depot Express restaurant in Alexandria, Alex ArtWorks is finalizing plans to showcase the fine art of Alex ArtWorks members on an ongoing...
May 3, 2013 - 12:00am
April 6, 2013
Staples Rotary Art Show calling for entries
Pre-registrations are now being accepted for the 49th Annual Staples Rotary Arts Show May 3-4 in the lobby of Centennial Auditorium in Staples. Three new photography classes are open this year, including the 2013 Theme Category of Minnesota Lakes/Rivers. For pre-registration or...
April 6, 2013 - 4:20pm
March 2, 2013
Students encouraged to submit artwork to Congress
U.S. Representative Collin Peterson, D-Minnesota, is inviting high school students from across the Seventh Congressional District to submit their artwork for the 2013 Congressional Art Competition. The competition is open to all high-school students, and the overall winner of...
March 2, 2013 - 11:16am
February 22, 2013
Pairing painting and music
If you check the dictionary, art is most simply defined as "The activity of creating beautiful things." The word itself, small and unassuming,...
February 22, 2013 - 12:00am
February 20, 2013
Enter work in H.O.P.E. exhibit
Someplace Safe will present the creative H.O.P.E. Art Exhibit "Healing Our Pain With Easels." Individuals are encouraged to share their story of how crime and violence touched their lives through paintings, drawings, short stories and poems. The exhibit will be displayed at the...
February 20, 2013 - 12:00am
February 7, 2013
St. Cloud VA to host Veterans Art Show
The annual Veterans Art Show is scheduled for Wednesday, February 13, from 12:30 to 6:30 p.m., and Thursday, February 14, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., in the Auditorium (Building 8) on the main campus of the St. Cloud Veterans Affairs (VA) Health Care System. The show is open to the public. ...
February 7, 2013 - 10:12am
January 30, 2013
ADA grant meeting offered to arts groups
An informational meeting about Americans with Disabilities Act Accessibility Improvement Grants for Lake Region Arts organizations will be held on Thursday, February 14 from 2 to 3 p.m. at Alexandria Area Arts Association in Alexandria. Nonprofit arts organizations in Becker, Clay,...
January 30, 2013 - 12:00am
January 25, 2013
Celebrate Recovery to present chalk art
Celebrate Recovery in Alexandria will host a chalk art presentation at 6:30 p.m.
January 25, 2013 - 12:00am
December 14, 2012
Creative paper art sought for gallery
Lake Region Arts Council (LRAC) is extending a call for artists for an Unusual/Creative Paper Art Exhibit in the LRAC/McKnight Gallery in Fergus Falls. The show is intended to challenge regional artists as they utilize paper as a medium. Artists may submit their application online...
December 14, 2012 - 12:00am
November 28, 2012
Parkers Prairie Christmas event offers crafts, art, entertainment
On Saturday, December 1 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., the Parkers Prairie Pride of Lions will host a Christmas craft, arts and gift show at the Parkers Prairie High School. Admission is $2 or $1 with a food shelf donation. The public is welcome. The show will feature local area crafters,...
November 28, 2012 - 12:00am
November 16, 2012
Art show to be held at Alexandria VFW
On Saturday, November 17 from 5 to 8 p.m., the public is invited to attend an art show to benefit the Carl Moyle Memorial Fund at the Alexandria VFW, 1102 East 3rd Avenue. All proceeds will be donated to Jingle Bells. The framed photography is done by local artist Michelle Werk.
November 16, 2012 - 12:00am
August 29, 2012
A new leaf for Alexandria art scene
Mikko Cowdry and Chuck Wencl jazzed up the crowd at Big Ole Central Park in Alexandria on Thursday. More than 70 residents came together to celebrate...
August 29, 2012 - 12:00am