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New effort tries to draw more people into area
Students can earn credits, use release time at NCA
Ten school, city elections contested
Douglas County Fair deemed a success
AARP honors Bev Bales as 50 Plus Leader
Fun meets a potential future in stock cars for many young go-kart drivers
Tweaks for progress: Shifted backfield, young line highlight B-E football
Following its headline year: Christensen steps in for Minnewaska football
WISSOTA racing returns to Douglas County Fair
Balancing act: Osakis tennis staggers lineup to begin fall
Put the fun back in parenting
Walk raises awareness of congenital heart defects
AAHS students, alumni kick off Project 1440
Discovery Middle School hosts orientations, open house
Cunninghams win wing sauce contest
Births - through Aug. 12, 2016
Engaged - Dokken-McFann and Gran
Births - Aug. 3-8, 2016
Engaged - Benning and Notch
Engaged - Butler and Joswiak
Stringer full of walleyes
Morken: What the numbers say about declining hunters and anglers
Work begins on statewide deer management plan
A big bass for Beau
Youth day comes together
Arland E. Hirman
Bernard "Bernie" V. Dulski
Clara "Clair" A. Gustafson
Arland E. Hirman
LETTER: All are born in spiritual darkness
IN THE KNOW: Leadership Alexandria is unique blend with strong return
From the archives - 1966: Six boxes of contest butter to be auctioned off at county fair
EDITORIAL: Small towns can have big problems
LETTER: The same old arguments against Christianity
Producers should consider available assistance
Monarchs, roadsides and the law
A century of family and faith
Kensington represented in Princess Kay of the Milky Way
Kalpin family recognized as 2016 U of M Farm Family
Chamber Ambassadors visit three local businesses
Celeste Edenloff returns to Echo Press
Dew Drop Inn changes ownership
Beach named editor of Echo Press
New rules implemented for telemarketers
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
August 19, 2011
Auditions set for 'Christmas Belles'
Prairie Wind Players will be holding auditions for Christmas Belles on Thursday, September 1 from 6:30 to 9 p.m. and on Saturday, September 3 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Roosevelt Hall in Barrett. Seven women and seven men are needed. The play will be performed November 17-20. Rehearsals...
August 19, 2011 - 12:00am
February 11, 2011
Auditions set for spring musical at Alexandria Area Arts Association Theatre
The Alexandria Area Arts Association (AAAA) is hosting auditions for Cotton Patch Gospel. A musical reinterpretation of the gospel story, The Cotton Patch Gospel transplants the story of Christ into the mid 20th century American South. The play will be directed by Kevin Lee. Auditions...
February 11, 2011 - 12:00am
December 24, 2010
Auditions set for Minnesota Center Chorale
Auditions for the Minnesota Center Chorale (MCC) will be held Tuesday, January 4 from 6 to 6:50 p.m. at the Benedicta Arts Center on the campus of the College of St. Benedict in St. Joseph. The MCC is a regional community chorus that is in its 38th season. The 80-member choir performs...
December 24, 2010 - 12:00am
October 27, 2010
Auditions set for Jingle Bells Telethon
Auditions for the annual Jingle Bells Telethon are set for Saturday and Sunday, November 13 and 14, from 3 to 6 p.m. at Lake Geneva Christian Center in Alexandria. No reservation time is needed. Auditions are held on a first-come, first-served basis. A CD player, microphones and...
October 27, 2010 - 12:00am
September 29, 2010
Prairie Wind Players to host auditions for upcoming play
Auditions will be held for Prairie Wind Players' production of A Nice Family Gathering on Thursday and Friday, October 7 and 8, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Roosevelt Hall in Barrett. A Nice Family Gathering is about a man who loved his wife so much he almost told her. After his death...
September 29, 2010 - 12:00am
September 1, 2010
'Knock Em Dead' auditions set
The Grant County Prairie Wind Players are hosting auditions for the fall production of a mystery dinner theater, Knock Em Dead. Auditions will be held on Thursday and Friday, September 9-10, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Roosevelt Hall in Barrett. The play is set in a nightclub on a rainy...
September 1, 2010 - 12:00am
June 23, 2010
Auditions set for 'Arsenic and Old Lace'
Prairie Wind Players Community Theatre in Barrett will hold auditions for Arsenic and Old Lace Monday and Tuesday, June 28-29 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. each night at Roosevelt Hall in Barrett. Casting calls for 11 men of various ages and three women. Auditions will consist of readings...
June 23, 2010 - 12:00am
Auditions coming up for Prairie Wind Players 'Dearly Beloved'
Auditions for Prairie Wind Players, Dearly Beloved, a play produced by Kathy Ray, will take place April 25 and 26. The auditions will take place Sunday, April 25 at 5 p.m. and on Monday, April 26 at 7 p.m. at the Barrett Roosevelt Hall. Dearly Beloved is a wildly funny, contemporary...
April 23, 2010 - 12:00am
November 26, 2009
AAAA to hold audition for 'A Bad Year for Tomatoes'
Wanted: Adventurous adults willing to act crazy, work hard, have fun and perform on stage. The Alexandria Area Arts Association (AAAA) Theatre will be holding auditions for its next production - A Bad Year for Tomatoes, which is written by John Patrick and will be directed by Betsy...
November 26, 2009 - 12:00am
November 13, 2009
Auditions for Jingle Bells slated for next weekend
Are you willing to share your talent for a good cause? Then, think about auditioning for the Alexandria Jaycees Jingle Bells Telethon. The proceeds of this telethon benefit those in need in Douglas County and surrounding communities. Auditions are open. No reservation time is needed....
November 13, 2009 - 12:00am
October 2, 2009
Prairie Wind Players to hold auditions for 'Ole and Sven Together Again'
The days are getting shorter and there's a chill in the air. This means the holiday season is just around the corner and it's time to audition for Ole and Sven Together Again. Auditions for the play, which was written by Kevin Lee of Miltona and will be presented by the Prairie Wind...
October 2, 2009 - 12:00am
April 10, 2009
Second round of auditions planned for Prairie Wind Players Theatre
Prairie Wind Players Community Theatre will hold its second round of auditions for its upcoming production Buddy - The Buddy Holly Story. The auditions, which will take place at Roosevelt Hall in Barrett, are scheduled for Friday, April 24 from 7 to 9:30 p.m. and on Saturday, April...
April 10, 2009 - 12:00am
March 27, 2009
Auditions planned for Prairie Wind Players Theatre
Prairie Wind Players Community Theatre will hold auditions at Roosevelt Hall in Barrett for its upcoming production Buddy - The Buddy Holly Story. The auditions will take place Fridays, April 17 and 24 from 7 to 9:30 p.m. and Saturdays, April 18 and 25 from 1 to 3 p.m. The production...
March 27, 2009 - 12:00am
January 9, 2009
Auditions for next AAAA play set for January 20
Auditions for the spring Alexandria Area Arts Association (AAAA) Theatre's production have been set. The auditions for The Trip to Bountiful will take place Tuesday, January 20 at 6:30 p.m. at the theater. The performance dates for this play are March 27, 28 and 29 and April 3,...
January 9, 2009 - 12:00am
December 25, 2008
Auditions are today for 'Teens in the Spotlight'
Hey teens, the Alexandria Area Arts Association (AAAA) Theatre needs you! Auditions for the second annual "Teens in the Spotlight" have been set, and will take place Saturday, January 3 from 3 to 6 p.m.
December 25, 2008 - 12:00am