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Meet the new Pet of the Week: Matzo (w/video)
Updated: Boy dies after rollover accident, girl injured
Truck hauling hazardous chemicals catches fire; homes near Paynesville evacuated
Man sentenced to five years in prison after shotgun confrontation
For mother of missing Alexandria girl, 'worst feeling ever'
Football: B-E ready to make next step
Next man up: Empting takes over at QB after Roste's three-year run
A promise kept: Plan started at the Viking Speedway is rekindled after the death of a friend
Matt Cullen comes home to play for the Wild
Twins activate former All-Star closer Perkins
Photo of the Week
Vacation transformation at Good Shepherd Church
Alexandria's Enterprise plays courthouse concert
Faith Happenings: Running legend to speak at Faith @ Work Lunch
Johnson - Engebretson
Morken: Habitat key to curbing coyotes' effect on fawns
DNR report: Fewer small game hunters buy licenses in 2016
Morken: Death of Bosek hits hard for many
Plenty of deer harvest opportunities locally
DNR sees illegal use of hydraulic jets on more local waters
Delores M. Johnson
Jennifer R. Lorenz-Billings
Richard Henry Tomford
Sylvia O. Johnson
THUMBS UP/THUMBS DOWN: Views of the Echo Press Editorial Board
Echo Press Editorial: Blank page speaks volumes
Observations from the Archives: 1967: Fair features racing ostrich-pulled carts
Commentary: City doesn't have right to ban new wells
In the Know: Pay attention to city, county budgets
What's wrong with my tomato plant?
There's still time to plant veggies
Haying and grazing OK on some Conservation Reserve land
Millerville gets hands-on with butter
Tractors to parade down 36 mile memory lane
Grant helps Glenwood with downtown facelift
Leadership change at Runestone Museum
Schwan's announces acquisitions as frozen food company beefs up its pizza business
Aagard expands to pull all workers into one building
A new place for ink opens in Alexandria
hires and promotions
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August 14, 2017
Alexandria's Enterprise plays courthouse concert
Enterprise, an Alexandria duo with lead guitarist Kevin Klimek and bassist Jim Faber, will perform a free concert on the Douglas County Courthouse...
August 14, 2017 - 7:40am
August 7, 2017
WoodPicks to perform gospel, bluegrass on courthouse lawn
The WoodPicks, a five-member band from Thief River Falls, will perform a free concert on the Douglas County Courthouse lawn in Alexandria on...
August 7, 2017 - 7:35am
August 5, 2017
Lake Region Arts Council seeks board nominations
Lake Region Arts Council, the region's largest public funder for the arts, is seeking nominations from counties including Douglas to fill open spots on its board of directors. Each year, the council distributes about $300,000 in grants to regional artists and art projects, and board...
August 5, 2017 - 7:32am
July 31, 2017
Cassie & The Bobs to perform free concert
Channeling their inner Patsy Cline, Cassie & The Bobs will perform a free concert on the Douglas County Courthouse lawn in Alexandria on Thursday,...
July 31, 2017 - 12:10pm
July 24, 2017
Loose Change to deliver free concert
The Loose Change Band will bring the music of old-time and newer country stars to the Douglas County Courthouse lawn in Alexandria on Thursday,...
July 24, 2017 - 7:44am
July 17, 2017
Rockin' Hollywoods play courthouse lawn
The Rockin' Hollywoods present "Solid Gold Rock 'n' Roll" from the 1950s to the 1980s at the Douglas County Courthouse lawn in Alexandria on...
July 17, 2017 - 8:43am
July 12, 2017
Commentary: Live theater adds to quality of life
By Tom Obert, Alexandria, MN "Whoever neglects the arts when he is young has lost the past and is dead to the future." Sophocles said that. I never met the man, but I think he was on to something. One should always lead off a discussion about the arts with a quote from Sophocles...
July 12, 2017 - 4:44pm
July 10, 2017
Lightning Creek plays courthouse lawn
Lightning Creek brings three-part harmonies, keyboard, fiddle and lap steel to the Douglas County Courthouse lawn in Alexandria on Thursday,...
July 10, 2017 - 8:49am
June 30, 2017
Courthouse concert features concert band
Billing itself as "the Midwest's only official rock 'n' roll beach party band," Bob & The Beachcombers will play 1960s surfing hits on the Douglas...
June 30, 2017 - 9:00am
June 19, 2017
Courthouse concert features country rock
Country rock band Cimarron will bring the music of the Eagles, Crosby Stills and Nash, Dan Fogelberg, Simon and Garfunkel and others to the Douglas...
June 19, 2017 - 7:49am
June 12, 2017
Courthouse concert act has been nationally recognized
Red Letter Band will provide music for the Thursday, June 15, "Concert on the Courthouse Lawn" at the Douglas County Courthouse, 305 8th Ave....
June 12, 2017 - 9:00am
June 5, 2017
Courthouse concert features classic country
Short on Cash will bring the songs and sounds of Johnny Cash and June Carter to the Douglas County Courthouse lawn in Alexandria on Thursday,...
June 5, 2017 - 6:51am
May 30, 2017
Courthouse concert features bluegrass
Green Lake Bluegrass Band will bring not just bluegrass music to the Douglas County Courthouse lawn in Alexandria on Thursday, June 1, but also...
May 30, 2017 - 6:00am
March 29, 2017
STEAM Expo enters third year
Alexandria Public Schools will host the third annual STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics) Expo on Thursday, March 30,...
March 29, 2017 - 9:00am
December 23, 2015
Out & About around the county: Live radio play
The Alexandria Area Arts Association (AAAA) hosted the live radio play It’s a Wonderful Life this past Saturday at 2 and 7 p.m. at the theater...
December 23, 2015 - 12:00am