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Minnesota State Fair celebrates Yellow Ribbon program for veterans
Helicopter clips power line, sparks grass fire
Law enforcement blotter: Monday, August 29
DNR begins to suck out invasive species infestation
Meet the new Pet of the Week: Lacey (w/video)
Girls tennis: Section favorite Minnewaska outlasts Osakis again
Girls tennis: Landmark wins fuel Cards' undefeated start
Viking Speedway: Thoennes holds off Zach Johnson as curfew ends things early
Volleyball: Osakis goes 2-2 at Albany Tournament
Sports schedule for Saturday, August 27
Underwater Art: Decoys on display in Evansville
Robby Vee finishes out summer concert series
Harper's Chord comes to Carlos Creek Winery
Alpha Course teaches basics of faith
Strive to be a foundation for others
Births - Aug. 26, 2016
Engaged - Hanson and Lund
Births - through Aug. 12, 2016
Engaged - Dokken-McFann and Gran
Births - Aug. 3-8, 2016
Youth Day draws a huge crowd again
DNR to close Mille Lacs walleye season next month
Morken: What the numbers say about declining hunters and anglers
Stringer full of walleyes
Work begins on statewide deer management plan
Myrtle Annette McKay
Carol J. Hansen
William 'Bill' Bretz
COMMENTARY: What they're fighting over
COMMENTARY: Clean Power Plan will penalize Minnesota
IT'S OUR TURN: Recalling the dawn of the digital age; facing its challenges
EDITORIAL: Long wait for mental health care must be fixed
IN THE KNOW: Leadership Alexandria is unique blend with strong return
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
MMFCU concludes 60 Days of Giving campaign
Community solar program shining for REA
Chamber Ambassadors visit three local businesses
Celeste Edenloff returns to Echo Press
Dew Drop Inn changes ownership
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On The Street
June 5, 2013
Hear the tales of a former lighthouse keeper
Mike Roberts, author of The Last Keeper at Split Rock, will share maritime stories on Wednesday, June 12 from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at Minnesota Lakes Maritime Museum, 205 3rd Avenue West, Alexandria. The cost is $13. Roberts will share of his experiences as the keeper of Split Rock Lighthouse,...
June 5, 2013 - 12:00am
May 29, 2013
Former Miltona resident writes book on world travel experiences
Dr. Clifford Becker, former resident of the Miltona area, recently published a book titled Conversations with a World Traveler in which he recalls 30 years of living and working abroad as a direct-hire university professor. The book tells of Becker's experiences in Tehran throughout...
May 29, 2013 - 12:00am
April 25, 2013
Author duo to sign works at Cherry Street Books
Cherry Street Books in Alexandria will host authors and sisters Candace Simar and Angela F. Foster for a reading and signing on Friday, April 26 from 1 to 2:30 p.m.
April 25, 2013 - 1:05pm
April 24, 2013
Author William Durbin gives presentation in Alexandria
Award-winning author William Durbin will visit Alexandria as part of statewide celebrations to mark the 25th anniversary of the Minnesota Book Awards. He'll speak about his journey as a writer on Friday, April 26 at 7 p.m. at the Douglas County Library. Durbin is best known for his...
April 24, 2013 - 12:00am
March 15, 2013
Library to host Grover book signing event
The Douglas County Library will host a book signing by Barb Grover of Alexandria, author of Alexandria, the newest addition to Arcadia Publishing's Images of America series. The event will be held Tuesday, March 19 at 4:30 p.m. at the library. The book contains more than 200 vintage...
March 15, 2013 - 12:00am
November 23, 2012
Touching lives with words
Linda Greseth of Alexandria has always dreamed of becoming a published author. That dream recently became reality, but not quite in the way she...
November 23, 2012 - 12:00am
October 26, 2012
Paranormal author to share haunted tales
To get in the mood for Halloween, Cherry Street Books in Alexandria invites the public to the store to hear tales of haunted places in Minnesota on Monday, October 29 at 7 p.m. Experience Fort Snelling's resident spirits, Wabasha Street Caves' ghostly gangsters and other restless...
October 26, 2012 - 12:00am
October 19, 2012
Michigan author set to present at Lake Carlos State Park
Michigan-based author Bill Jamerson will present a music and storytelling program about the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) at the Lake Carlos State Park on Saturday, October 20 at 6 p.m. at the visitor center. Jamerson has performed at CCC reunions around the country and at dozens...
October 19, 2012 - 12:00am
Paranormal author to identify Minnesota hauntings
The Douglas County Library Friends and Foundation are presenting a haunting program in anticipation of Halloween. Author Chad Lewis will present the Most Haunted Locations of Minnesota, where he will discuss his adventures as a paranormal researcher and his book, The Minnesota Road...
October 19, 2012 - 12:00am
September 12, 2012
Impact Alexandria to feature best-selling author and success expert
Author, entrepreneur and success expert Brian Tracy is bringing his message about performing at your best to Impact Alexandria on Tuesday, October 2. The event will be held from 3 to 4:30 p.m. at Lake Geneva Christian Center. Impact Alexandria was created in 2003 by Tastefully Simple...
September 12, 2012 - 12:00am
August 22, 2012
A lasting mark on the heart, blossoming into a book
For Alexandria's Willis Thoen, most of his writing career has been spur-of-the-moment, and this is no different for his latest book, The Planter. "I...
August 22, 2012 - 12:00am
July 6, 2012
EAC book reading will go ahead
Becky Cox will present a reading of her new children's book Tommy the Timid Turtle at the Evansville Art Center on Saturday, July 7 at noon. A previous story reported that the reading had been cancelled but it is now back on.
July 6, 2012 - 2:50pm
June 27, 2012
Judging a book by its cover
Contrary to the old adage, Jessica Larum judges books by the cover - especially when they show her own work. When Alexandria author Gretchen...
June 27, 2012 - 12:00am
June 15, 2012
Outdoor writing workshop with award-winning author
Everyone Has A Story community partnership offers a special opportunity to write about the natural world with celebrated writer Athena Kildegaard. Kildegaard will lead a writing workshop on Thursday, June 28 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Lakes Area Theatre, 2214 Gevena Road Northwest,...
June 15, 2012 - 12:00am
June 1, 2012
Evansville Art Center to host photography exhibit and children's author
The Evansville Art Center will host several events on Saturday, June 9. An artist's reception for photographers Sherry Wenger and Nicole Torgrimson will be held from 10 a.m. to noon. They will exhibit their photography during the month of June. Gallery hours are 6 to 8 p.m. on...
June 1, 2012 - 12:00am