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Law Enforcement Blotter: Friday, June 23 through Sunday, June 25
Meet the new Pet of the Week: Elvis Pigsley (w/video)
Crash near Nelson sends driver to hospital
Driver injured in I-94 crash near Osakis
Big car show wheels into Alexandria
Sladek takes second at Pepsi Little People's Golf Tournament
Alexandria Horseshoe League
Legion Baseball: Alex wins a couple, loses a couple in home tourney
Morken: Easy to see why wins piled up for the Panthers
Area baseball players make state all-tournament teams
Ralph Covert plays family concert at Evansville Art Center
Lincoln students compete at global Destination Imagination competition
Golfer Tom Lehman speaks at July 7 faith lunch
Osakis church holds community supper
Engaged - Strater and Lambert
Engaged - Bruzik and Johnson
Engaged - Fogelson and Gibbons
Engaged - Teichert and Kelly
Engaged - Schmidt and Murray
Courrier lands nice bass
Big fish highlight third Douglas County Bowfishing Challenge
Mike Frisch: Finding June walleyes
Walleye bite picks up on some area lakes
Osakis walleye tourney set for this weekend
Janice "Jan" Larsen
Lorraine G. Van Santen
Mary Anna Louise Swenson
Wanda Jean Tramm
THUMBS UP/THUMBS DOWN: Views by the Echo Press Editorial Board
It's Our Turn: A life without my mom
Commentary: Water wells are safe
Editorial: Newspapers still top choice for news
In the Know: Help available for businesses
4-H announces K-3 summer camps
Master gardener shares cold-hardy plant information
Many options for shade plants
Extension service helps with pressure canning
What's going on with the evergreens??
On the Street
A race to get people in the door of downtown businesses
Chamber holds 26th annual golf tournament
Tolkkinen joins Echo Press staff
JCI Minnesota looking for outstanding young Minnesotans
hires and promotions
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
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
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
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