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Osakis, B-E gear up for Homecoming week
Rally against corruption set for Saturday
Alexandria doctor harnesses the sun with $50,000 project
Good news, bad news for fall: Maples should be healthy, oaks maybe not
Law Enforcement Blotter: Thursday, September 21
Football: Spartans show off their defense as Cards fall to 2-2
Cross Country: Cards take second and third in Rocori
Where are they now: Vogeler off to fast start at BSU
Football: Cards have to respond as tough schedule awaits
Football: Chargers face undefeated Bears
Faith Events: Speaker coming to Osakis High
Country Blossom Farm holds baking, eating contests
Community Education classes available
Events promote talking about suicide
Ecumen gives look at daytime senior care
Don & Betty Kuelbs
Gary & Molly Buse
Gary & Molly Buse
DNR release: Optimistic about Saturday's duck opener
Posted, but done properly? Rules, prosecuting case can be complicated
Mike Frisch: Cover more water
A whirlwind of a win: Alexandria anglers take big payday in first pro tournament
DNR roadside survey: Pheasant index down 26 percent
James "Jim" W. Anderson
Michelle Kay Miller
Lorraine K. Porter
Michelle Kay "Ma Miller" Miller
Letter: Who earned the right to sit during anthem?
Echo Press Editorial: Feds delay in health care hurts consumers
Letter: Don't put gravel pit in Forada
Letter: Confederate statues promote division
Letter: No right way to protest
Dairy council seeks candidates
Tomato tasting at the library
What's wrong with my tomato plant?
There's still time to plant veggies
Haying and grazing OK on some Conservation Reserve land
Tastefully Simple confirms layoffs, opening up building space for tenants
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Feds allow more time for comment on Internet access
Alexandria ReStore remains open, plans expansion
Glenwood resort receives Century Resort designation
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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