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Council votes to censure Batesole
Dancing ordinance is on the way out
Legislators honored at council meeting
Alexandria restaurants get scam phone calls
Law Enforcement Blotter: Friday, July 21 through Sunday, July 23
Moorhead wins Substate 14 title over Bemidji
Viking Speedway: Zach Johnson moves from ninth to first in Modified feature
Legion Baseball: Alex season ends with loss to Bemidji
Snowmen run over Bismarck into semis
Legion Baseball: Alexandria falls to Moorhead, survives through Saturday
Loose Change to deliver free concert
Alexandria chaplain serves those in military service
VFW Auxiliary to host salad luncheon
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
David "Dave" A. Dittberner
Charles S. "Chuck" Harris
Clifford W. Wunderlich
Commentary Sandcastles and trespassing on Lake Ida
It's Our Turn: Dare to do a random act of kindness
Letter: Welcome sign needs attention
Views by the Echo Press Editorial Board: Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down
Letter: State's budget process is concerning
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
Aagard expands to pull all workers into one building
A new place for ink opens in Alexandria
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
hires and promotions
On The Street
May 23, 2014
Lifelong friends exhibit paintings inspired by lakes area
Maritime Museum hosts ‘Lifelong Friends’ exhibit this summer Images of their childhood have been painted, framed and brought to life. Paintings...
May 23, 2014 - 12:00am
May 2, 2014
New gallery display features student artwork
Private/Public will host a gallery featuring work from three regional high schools: Minnewaska, Perham and Moorhead. Students created pieces that represent their opinions and experiences. The students’ works will be on display at the Kaddatz Gallery in Fergus Falls from Tuesday,...
May 2, 2014 - 12:00am
April 25, 2014
Artists and art lovers invited to gathering ‘Speaking of Art’
Artists and anyone interested in art are invited to attend a “Speaking of Art” gathering on Wednesday, April 30 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Three Havens Artworks in Alexandria. The discussion topic this month will be “Why Do People Buy Art?” Guided conversation starts at 6:45...
April 25, 2014 - 12:00am
April 18, 2014
Learn the art of watercolor at workshop
The Brush and Palette Club will present a watercolor workshop, led by Dan Wiemer of Red Wing, Wednesday through Friday, May 7-9 from 9 a.m. to...
April 18, 2014 - 12:00am
April 16, 2014
Local artist’s work featured at Lake Region Health Care Center
Alexandria artist Millie Conard’s paintings will be featured at the Lake Region Health Care Center in Fergus Falls for the months of April, May and June. Conard began her art career at age 17 when she attended The Layton School of Art in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. When she moved to...
April 16, 2014 - 12:00am
April 2, 2014
Local students receive Artist Mentor Grants
Lake Region Arts Council (LRAC) recently presented four local high school students, among several others from around the region, with Artist Mentor Grants for the summer of 2014. The five-member jury panel interviewed each student applicant and assessed their creativity, skill and...
April 2, 2014 - 12:00am
March 26, 2014
Art in the Park vendors sought
The Alexandria Area Arts Association (AAAA) is seeking vendors for its 39th annual Art in the Park, to be held Saturday, July 26 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, July 27 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Alexandria City Park. Art in the Park is an annual juried fine craft and art fair that...
March 26, 2014 - 12:00am
March 14, 2014
‘Real Men Paint’ is title of Thursday art show
Alex ArtWorks Third Thursday’s Art Show, titled “Real Men Paint,” will be held Thursday, March 20 from 4 to 7 p.m. at Depot Express Restaurant in Alexandria. The event is free and open to the public. This month’s selected artists are Myron Sahlberg, Paul Johnson, Ron Richter,...
March 14, 2014 - 12:00am
March 12, 2014
Harness creativity in upcoming art class
The public is invited to harness creativity and explore the world of art in a two-hour Square Foot Art Workshop. In the workshop, participants will create a painting, drawing collage or fiber piece that is 12” by 12”. All supplies are included, and all are welcome. Instructors...
March 12, 2014 - 12:00am
High school students invited to submit work for art competition
U.S. Representative Collin Peterson is inviting high school students from across the Seventh Congressional District to submit their artwork for the 2014 Congressional Art Competition. The competition is open to all high school students. The overall winner of each participating district...
March 12, 2014 - 12:00am
March 7, 2014
Watercolor workshop offered in Alexandria
The Brush and Palette Club of Alexandria will present a watercolor painting workshop, “Make Some Bright Happy Paintings,” on Tuesday and...
March 7, 2014 - 12:00am
February 19, 2014
Third Thursday’s Art Show to feature student art set for February 20
Alex ArtWorks Third Thursday’s Art Show will be held Thursday, February 20 from 4 to 7 p.m. at Depot Express Restaurant in Alexandria. The event is free and open to the public. This month, the show will feature the artwork of Alexandria Jefferson High School students. Their art...
February 19, 2014 - 12:00am
January 29, 2014
Evansville Arts Coalition to host annual photo exhibit
The Evansville Arts Coalition (EAC) will re-open for the 2014 season with its annual photography exhibit at the Evansville Art Center. The free-will...
January 29, 2014 - 12:00am
January 21, 2014
Alex ArtWorks to hold Third Thursday’s Art Show
Alex ArtWorks Third Thursday’s Art Show will be held Thursday, January 23 from 4 to 7 p.m. at Depot Express Restaurant in Alexandria. The...
January 21, 2014 - 2:03pm
Artist Mentor Grant student deadline is February 1
Students in grades 9-11 who reside in the nine-county region served by Lake Region Arts Council have until Saturday, February 1 to apply for a $600 Artist Mentor Grant. The grant will allow them to study one-to-one with a professional artist this coming summer. Grants are available...
January 21, 2014 - 1:56pm