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UPDATED: Victim identified in fire; smoke detectors helped children escape
Echo Press wins 17 awards in state newspaper contest
Law enforcement blotter: Thursday, Dec. 8
Local lawmakers want surplus used for health care, tax relief
Holiday Train to stop in Alexandria
Wrestling: Silverstreaks split at New London-Spicer Tri
Boys basketball: Lakers drop home opener in overtime loss
Boys basketball: Chargers roll to 2-0
Boys basketball: Turnovers haunt Ashby in home-opener
Gymnastics: Cardinals lose close one to Brainerd in home opener
Ernie Unruh Christian Service Award lunch rescheduled
Heaven's headlines are the ones that matter
Students test their knowledge in science fairs
Annual Jingle Bells Telethon is Dec. 10
Crockpot 'crocktails' on standby with or without alcohol
Births - Dec. 9, 2016
Butler and Joswiak
Wedding - Steinhagen and Sperl
Wedding - Cunningham and Thielke
Births - Nov. 25, 2016
Catching those early-ice walleyes
From the stand: A good way to end it
Applications open for spring turkey's first two seasons
Morken: Some "hunters" don't represent hunting
Bucks on the ground
Harriet M. Johnson
Christian "Christy" Lorsung
COMMENTARY: Take a look at how Minnesota turkeys are raised
LETTER: Fake news is form of terrorism
LETTER: Burden falling on younger generations
Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down
IT'S OUR TURN: 'Don't forget to remember'
Winter grazing of cover crops is subject of workshop
2016 University of Minnesota Top 10 performing annuals
Weak farm economy adds twists to rental negotiations
Producers encouraged to consider FSA options
Applications available for Conservation Stewardship Program
Making a new home
Alex Carpet One supports Building for America's Bravest
Knute Nelson Hospice delivers veteran-centric care
ATCC, area businesses host annual tour days
Sixth Avenue Wine & Ale to close at year's end
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