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Meeting to address help for those with autism
Rep. Peterson: Rural America's critical infrastructure needs include broadband, flood control
So you think you can dance? It may not be legal under current city ordinance
As storms roll in, so does help for cleaning up
Architect discusses B-E design costs
Junior Legion: Blacks win District 9 title
The pitch for horseshoes
Storhaug locks up first triathlon win in Clearwater
Legion Baseball: Alex tops Fergus in substate opener
Flesner cards hole in one at Nordic Trails
At Douglas County Library: Fun socks, Legos and oh yeah, books!
Tickets available for 25th chamber music festival
Lakes museum plans events for book lovers
New dates for weight-loss surgery support group
Looking for Mrs. Douglas County
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
Lois Elaine Lindberg
Joy L. McWhorter
Jean A. Johnson
Stella Mae Altnow
Robert O. Hubbard
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Letter: State's budget process is concerning
Commentary: Look at the big picture for B-E
Echo Press Editorial: Beware of storm-damage rebate offers
In The Know: The true side of volunteering
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
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
New wedding venue opens in Alexandria
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On The Street
February 16, 2017
Corn and Soybean Growers to hold annual meeting
The Douglas County Corn and Soybean Growers Association will host its annual meeting on Wednesday, Feb. 22, at Long Lake Lodge, 16021 Long Lake Rd NW, Brandon. Social hour begins at 6:30 p.m., with a dinner catered by Backroads Steakhouse at 7 p.m. Admission is free. Spouses are welcome...
February 16, 2017 - 8:25am
October 21, 2016
Resort, campground operators invited to Fall Conference and Expo
The Minnesota Resort and Campground Association invites all owners and managers of resorts and campgrounds in the state to attend its annual Fall Conference and Expo Oct. 25-27 at Arrowwood Resort and Conference Center in Alexandria. The conference theme, "Changing Through the Seasons,"...
October 21, 2016 - 8:30am
August 23, 2013
Tennis association awarded acrylic surfacing funding
The Alexandria Area Tennis Association (AATA) announced that it recently received three major grant awards in the amount of $59,870. United States Tennis Association: $40,000. United States Tennis Association Northern Section: $8,500. Otto Bremer Foundation: $11,370. The...
August 23, 2013 - 12:00am
June 29, 2012
Soccer: Two teams grab titles at Walmart All-American Cup
Alexandria's Redbird Soccer club saw its U14 boys and U19 girls come home with tournament championships after sending 148 athletes on nine teams...
June 29, 2012 - 12:00am
December 24, 2010
Squirt B-2 team consolation champs
The Alexandria Area Hockey Association (AAHA) Squirt B-2 team captured consolation honors in their own tournament in early December, winning...
December 24, 2010 - 12:00am
May 29, 2009
Youth Baseball Association strives to create consistent winners
When Russ Hinrichs officially took over as the head coach of the Cardinal baseball program last August, he did so with an idea in mind of how to make it successful year in and year out. Hinrichs knew that success would be contingent on how his players were taught the game at the...
May 29, 2009 - 12:00am
New trail link may await snowmobilers
Snowmobilers may blaze a new trail in Alexandria next winter. The Douglas Area Trails Association (DATA) is applying to add a 3.3-mile segment...
April 29, 2009 - 12:00am
April 8, 2009
Rising electricity costs discussed at REA meeting
Runestone Electric Association (REA) members gathered March 28 at Jefferson High School in Alexandria for the 73rd annual meeting of the electric cooperative. More than 800 members and their families enjoyed lunch served by the Douglas County Pork Producers. Elections were held...
April 8, 2009 - 12:00am
March 27, 2009
Tri-State Manufacturers' Association names 2009 board of directors
Two incumbent nominees were recently elected to serve another two-year term on the Tri-State Manufacturers' Association board of directors, along with first-time nominee Linda Hammer. The owner/employee of any Tri-State Manufacturers' Association member company is eligible to serve...
March 27, 2009 - 12:00am
March 20, 2009
A poignant tale of growing up - AAAA presents 'The Trip to the Bountiful'
The Alexandria Area Arts Association (AAAA) Theatre is proud to announce its fourth, and final, production of the 2008-2009 season. The Trip...
March 20, 2009 - 12:00am
March 18, 2009
REA annual meeting to take place March 28
Plans are under way for the 73rd Runestone Electric Association annual meeting scheduled for Saturday, March 28 at Jefferson High School in Alexandria. Runestone Electric members can enjoy a free lunch served by the Douglas County Pork Producers and get the latest news affecting...
March 18, 2009 - 12:00am
March 6, 2009
St. Patrick's Irish Show set for March 14 at AAAA Theatre
Skilly and Duff and Crew, who are also known as Mikko Cowdery and friends, will bring their 4th annual St. Patrick's Day Show to the stage of...
March 6, 2009 - 12:00am
February 27, 2009
CLCA presents Spanish Brass
The Central Lakes Concert Association (CLCA) is proud to announce its next performance - Spanish Brass. The concert will take place Sunday, March...
February 27, 2009 - 12:00am
February 18, 2009
2 million miles, 0 accidents, #1 driver - Alexandria man named state's top truck driver
In the fall of 1975, Don Thoennes was working at the Skelly Station at the south end of Alexandria. A truck stop that once stood where Fleet...
February 18, 2009 - 12:00am
Commentary - Restoring economy begins with housing stabilization
By Greater Alexandria Area Association of Realtors President Gaylen Lerohl and Executive Director Sandra Thorson Realtors across the country have been advocating for a comprehensive stimulus package to reduce housing inventory, make mortgages more affordable and available, and...
February 18, 2009 - 12:00am