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Will Alexandria host Governor's Fishing Opener?
Man dies in Otter Tail crash as wintry weather returns
Helicopter crash victim now in dispute with employer
Meeting to explore effects of Agent Orange on veterans
Speaker promotes the power of positivity
Adapted Bowling: Alex PI team takes two-pin win
Boys Golf: Alexandria endures weather, wins fourth straight meet
Track and Field: Ludwig first in both throwing events
Softball: Sixth inning sinks Cards at Apollo
Softball: Lakers win fifth straight in sweep of Braves
Lakes Area Radio Theatre hosts two classic shows
Kensington Area Heritage Society announces Saturday event
Evansville Art Center presents 22nd annual Poetry Night
Educational event helps families manage autism in their home
Gala to feature student-made items in silent auction
Engaged - Schmidt and Murray
Engaged - Harstad and Engebretson
Wedding - Von Bank and Hoelscher
Wedding - Skudlarek and Oestreich
Births - March 31, 2017
Mike Frisch: Catch bigger fish
Morken: No better time than now for turkey hunting in Minnesota
Worth the drive: Wyoming produces on opening morning
Mike Frisch: Which jig is the right jig for walleyes?
A walk in the woods is always worth it
Jarrin "Jerry" Stark
Robert Joseph Schlosser
Letter: Peterson's office: Big hat, no cattle
Echo Press editorial: Shed more light on unclaimed property
It's Our Turn: Is it just a game?
Letter: Sanctuary cities are lunacy
COMMENTARY: Don't shortchange students
Robin Trott: Five steps to conserving water in your garden
Steve Frericks: Ask for help in tough times
Extension to offer low-tunnel strawberry workshop
Minnesota Farmers Union to host rural issues discussion
Agriculture going strong in Douglas County
Chamber introduces new networking event
ATCC Foundation holds scholarship recognition event
Carlos Creek Winery honored at Progress Minnesota event
Tech company sprouts from the ground up
A restaurant revival
hires and promotions
On The Street
July 22, 2016
Community auction to raise funds for missions
The New Life Christian Church (NLCC) Missions Committee will sponsor its second annual Community Consignment Auction to raise money for missions on Saturday, July 30 at the church, 1910 County Road 83 SE, Alexandria. The proceeds will assist both missionaries worldwide and "New Lifers"...
July 22, 2016 - 12:00am
November 24, 2015
Out & About - around the county this week
Many enjoyed a bright, sunny Saturday to take a drive for some shopping and socializing. Trinity Lutheran Church in Holmes City held its fifth...
November 24, 2015 - 12:00am
June 4, 2014
Art With a Heart supports local humane society
The public is invited to attend Art with a Heart, a fine art and memorabilia auction hosted by Carlos Creek Winery in Alexandria on Friday, June 6 at 7 p.m. at the winery, 6693 County Road 34 N.W. Proceeds from the auction will benefit the Lakes Area Humane Society (LAHS) in Alexandria. The...
June 4, 2014 - 12:00am
July 18, 2013
State to auction off vehicles, ATVs, furniture this Saturday
The State of Minnesota will auction approximately 135 cars and trucks, Polaris and Arctic Cat all-terrain vehicles (ATVs), EZ Loader trailers, scaffolding, generators, office equipment and furniture, police property room items, and much more on Saturday, July 20 in Arden Hills. The...
July 18, 2013 - 2:19pm
June 12, 2013
Participate in Productive Alternatives' online silent auction
Productive Alternatives of Parkers Prairie invites the public to take part in its summer fundraiser: an online Minnesota sports memorabilia silent auction. There are five packages to bid on: Football tie fleece blanket. Golden Gophers girls' basketball autographed basketball,...
June 12, 2013 - 12:00am
June 9, 2013
DNR to offer state lands at public auction
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) will offer for sale more than 20 parcels of state lands at two public auctions to be held July 23-24. A third auction date has been scheduled on July 30 to offer any remaining parcels that did not sell at the initial two auctions....
June 9, 2013 - 2:31pm
March 20, 2013
Bidding opens for Lakes Area Recreation auction
Lakes Area Recreation's (LAR) Bids for Kids auction is now open for bidding. LAR will auction off a number of items donated by local companies. Proceeds from the auction will go to youth scholarships for families and kids who cannot afford to participate in LAR's youth programs/activities. Some...
March 20, 2013 - 12:00am
Online auction raises funds for youth programs
Going once, going twice, SOLD! Jefferson High School (JHS) marketing students are partnering with Lakes Area Recreation (LAR) for the seventh annual Bidding for Good campaign. This online auction features a variety of items contributed by local businesses. Marketing students are...
February 20, 2013 - 12:00am
November 29, 2012
State to auction off vehicles Saturday in Grand Rapids
The State of Minnesota will auction approximately 50 cars and trucks, boat-motor-trailer packages, outboard motors, plow trucks and tractors, snowmobiles and all-terrain vehicles and more on Saturday, Dec. 1 in Grand Rapids. The gates open for inspection and registration at 8 a.m....
November 29, 2012 - 12:17pm
November 15, 2012
State to auction off vehicles this Saturday
The State of Minnesota will auction approximately 140 cars and trucks, snowmobiles, welder equipment, generators, boat/motor/trailer packages, canoe, bikes and more on Saturday, November 17 in Arden Hills. The auction opens for inspection and registration at 8 a.m., with bidding...
November 15, 2012 - 9:03am
October 12, 2012
Friends of Knute hosts second annual Festival of Tables
The Festival of Tables, presented by Friends of Knute, will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, October 27 at Broadway Ballroom. Proceeds will support...
October 12, 2012 - 12:00am
September 30, 2012
DNR to hold public land auctions
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) will offer 24 parcels of land for sale at two public auctions scheduled for Nov. 7 and Nov. 9. The auctions include a variety of recreational properties available for sale. Fourteen parcels will be offered at an oral auction at...
September 30, 2012 - 2:50pm
September 28, 2012
Love INC to hold first fundraiser
Join Love In the Name of Christ (INC) for its first fundraiser on Thursday, October 11 from 6 to 9 p.m. at The Barn-Holiday Inn in Alexandria. The evening will include a social, dinner, testimonies of the value of this ministry, a live auction and a silent auction. All are welcome...
September 28, 2012 - 12:00am
July 12, 2012
State to sell surplus vehicles at public auction Saturday
The State of Minnesota will auction approximately 120 cars and trucks, Ransomes Jacobsen riding mowers, utility trailers, water treatment equipment, generators, office equipment and furniture, police property room items, automotive shop equipment, a canoe and much more on Saturday,...
July 12, 2012 - 10:39am
May 31, 2012
State to sell surplus vehicles at public auction in New Ulm
The State of Minnesota will auction approximately 35 cars and trucks, boat-motor-trailer packages, snowmobiles, equipment trailers, riding lawn mowers, Vermeer tree spade, shop equipment, Mohawk hoist, pickup tool boxes, fork attachments, and much more on Saturday, June 2nd in New...
May 31, 2012 - 4:58pm