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Work on new Miltona playground starts
Law Enforcement Blotter: Tuesday, June 27
A big, busy weekend
Concerned citizens organize to stop B-E school vote
Journalism groups intervene in Wetterling lawsuit
Sports schedule for Thursday, June 29
Modahl, Kerr win Geneva Member Guest Tournament
Sports schedule for Wednesday, June 28
Lakes Area Snowmen heading toward finish line after weekend tie
Three Panthers named to Class A all-tourney team as Johnson wins POY
End of the trail
Ralph Covert plays family concert at Evansville Art Center
Lincoln students compete at global Destination Imagination competition
Golfer Tom Lehman speaks at July 7 faith lunch
Engaged - Strater and Lambert
Engaged - Bruzik and Johnson
Engaged - Fogelson and Gibbons
Engaged - Teichert and Kelly
Engaged - Schmidt and Murray
Morken: Worth the casts in Canada
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
Oscar Frederick Mantick
Florence G. Fruth
James "JJ" Wilcox
Lloyd Darrell Nigg
1967: Alexandria Telephone adds two switchboard jobs
Guest editorial: Beware of those trying to deepen the divide
Making space for student creativity
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Republicans need to find new economic theory
THUMBS UP/THUMBS DOWN: Views by the Echo Press Editorial Board
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??
On the Street
A race to get people in the door of downtown businesses
Chamber holds 26th annual golf tournament
Tolkkinen joins Echo Press staff
JCI Minnesota looking for outstanding young Minnesotans
hires and promotions
On The Street
March 24, 2017
Artists, crafters sought for Art of the Lakes tour
Art of the Lakes is once again holding its annual Art and Craft Affair in Battle Lake on Aug. 12 and is seeking artists and crafters. Since 1977, this event has drawn thousands of visitors. It showcases the work of nearly 100 participating artists and crafters and features local food...
March 24, 2017 - 10:00am
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
October 14, 2016
Country Music Spectacular features country artists
The Douglas County Sheriff's Federation and Posse will present the annual Country Music Spectacular, starring James Otto with special guest Thom...
October 14, 2016 - 2:00am
July 27, 2016
Grants offered for artists to quick start next project
It's a new grant year at Lakes Region Arts Council (LRAC). The first grant application round is open and ready for applicants. LRAC Artist Quick Start Grant is now accepting grant applications from individual artists. This year, the Artist Quick Start Grants are open to Becker, Clay,...
July 27, 2016 - 12:00am
July 8, 2016
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
April 25, 2016
Artist Terry Redlin dies
By Rob Beer, Forum News Service WATERTOWN, S.D. -- A famed South Dakota artist died Sunday and while Terry Redlin wasn't able to put a brush...
April 25, 2016 - 3:54pm
February 10, 2016
Calling all artists for Phelps Mill Festival
Artist applications are now available online for the 2016 Phelps Mill Festival, a fine arts and crafts event, on July 9 and 10. Up to 20,000 people attend this two-day event. New and seasoned artists are welcome to showcase and sell their wares. The application deadline is Tuesday,...
February 10, 2016 - 12:00am
January 6, 2016
Make art this summer
Lake Region Arts Council (LRAC) is offering regional high school students in grades 9-11 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 also have the...
January 6, 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
November 11, 2015
LRAC accepting Artist Mentor Grant applications
Students in grades 9-11 who reside in the nine-county region served by Lake Region Arts Council (LRAC), including Douglas County, have an opportunity to apply for an Artist Mentor Grant through February 1, 2016. Grants are available in all artistic disciplines, including music,...
November 11, 2015 - 12:00am
Naomi Bjorklund featured at Third Thursday's art show
Alex ArtWorks Third Thursday’s Art Show artist reception will be held Thursday, September 18 from 4 to 7 p.m. at Sixth Avenue Wine and Ale...
September 11, 2014 - 2:37pm
June 28, 2013
Recording artist Kelley Hunt to perform at Maritime Gardens
Keyboardist and guitarist Kelley Hunt will return to the Minnesota Lakes Maritime Museum (MLMM) and Gardens outdoor stage, 205 3rd Avenue West,...
June 28, 2013 - 12:00am
April 26, 2013
Local artist opens exhibition
Alexandria artist Millie Conard's retrospective exhibition recently opened at the Kaddatz Gallery, 111 West Lincoln Avenue, Fergus Falls. Conard attended the Layton School of Art in Milwaukee when she was 17. After settling in Alexandria and raising children, she renewed her interest...
April 26, 2013 - 12:00am
April 24, 2013
Exhibition in Fergus Falls spotlights Alexandria artist
A reception will be held in Fergus Falls Thursday for Alexandria artist Millie Conard. It will take place from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Kaddatz Galley, 111 West Lincoln Avenue. Conard's works will be on display at the gallery through May 31. Conard works in a variety of mediums, including...
April 24, 2013 - 12:00am
April 3, 2013
Watermedia workshop to be held April 10-12
A Brush and Palette workshop, to be held in the Carlos Town Hall April 10-12, will provide artists with an opportunity to dramatize and improve...
April 3, 2013 - 12:00am