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BHS yearbook adviser on paid leave
Remembering the uncle he never met
AgweekTV: Better grilling
Education funding up, but union urges veto
Viking Speedway: Shaw wins nice payday, Miltona's Hellerman takes her first feature
Eagles Horseshoe League Standings
Trap Shooting: Perfect score from Brezina leads Alexandria shooters
Track and Field: Minnewaska, WCA battle in subsections
Baseball: Merritt tosses complete game in starting pitching debut
Still duty bound: Inspiration Peak Legion conducts military honors
Memorial Day events
Photo of the week
Learn about easy-to-grow veggies
Engaged - Bruzik and Johnson
Engaged - Teichert and Kelly
Engaged - Schmidt and Murray
Engaged - Harstad and Engebretson
Wedding - Von Bank and Hoelscher
Morken: Becoming a better bow hunter
Nice bass for Maeyaert
Fee increases added to final environment bill
Morken: Still time to fill that tag as toms continue to sound off
Minnesota opener: Slow going on Reno Saturday morning
Timothy D. Claussen
Kathleen Rose Kaar
It's Our Turn: Sharing a strong bond – recovery
Letter: March for Truth in Glenwood
Letter: Suicide should never be glorified
Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down: Views by the Echo Press
Guest editorial: Take a bigger view of what's underwater
4-H trains youth as camp counselors
4-H'ers take the stage
Master gardeners plant sale coming up
Crabgrass prevention in your home lawn
Gardening Brown Bag series offered
Winery, brewery and distillery hope customers come crawling
Groundbreaking next week on mental health facility
On the Street
New Aagard program provides tool cabinets for employees
Chamber introduces new networking event
hires and promotions
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
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
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