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Changes improve child support services
ATV safety training offered to youth
Out and About: VBA Home Tour
Time to cast your vote
After seizure scare, family grateful for diagnosis
From Oman to Alex: Walker steps in as head swim coach
Experience to lean on: Cards welcome back plenty of talent on the gridiron
Boys soccer must replace top offensive threats
Filling in the gaps: Girls soccer adjusting offense from middle up
Talented volleyball returnees has B-E looking up
EVERYDAY GOURMET: Take care of extra zucchini by making noodle dishes
The search is on for Mrs. Douglas County
Aging Mastery Program offered
Class reunions scheduled
Hospice serves more than cancer patients
Births - Aug. 26, 2016
Engaged - Hanson and Lund
Births - through Aug. 12, 2016
Engaged - Dokken-McFann and Gran
Births - Aug. 3-8, 2016
Youth Day draws a huge crowd again
DNR to close Mille Lacs walleye season next month
Morken: What the numbers say about declining hunters and anglers
Stringer full of walleyes
Work begins on statewide deer management plan
Brandon D. Randt
Myrtle Annette McKay
IN THE KNOW: Opioids carry serious risk of harm
From the Archives - 1991: Location decided for new library
EDITORIAL: Here's information that landlords, tenants should know
LETTER: Promote healthy foods in schools
LETTER: We need some backbone
What's wrong with my tomato plant?
Women invited to quarterly agriculture seminar
Producers should consider available assistance
Monarchs, roadsides and the law
Kensington represented in Princess Kay of the Milky Way
MMFCU concludes 60 Days of Giving campaign
Community solar program shining for REA
Chamber Ambassadors visit three local businesses
Celeste Edenloff returns to Echo Press
Dew Drop Inn changes ownership
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
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
February 13, 2009
First State Bank joins downtown group
First State Bank in Alexandria recently joined the Downtown Merchants Association (DMA). Shown are (left to right) Marlene Bettin (DMA), Barb...
February 13, 2009 - 12:00am
January 30, 2009
CLCA to present Joe Trio February 9
The Central Lakes Concert Association (CLCA) is proud to announce its next performance - Joe Trio. The concert will take place Monday, February 9 at 7:30 p.m.
January 30, 2009 - 12:00am