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5 charged for holding pregnant Minnesota woman at gunpoint who they thought was meth dealer
For the record
Burglary, chase suspect sentenced
Soul of a surfer
Highway 114 near Garfield to close
Junior Legion state baseball: Alexandria takes lessons from 0-2 trip
Local teams ready to compete for Region 16C title
Resorters veteran wins MGA Amateur Championship
Bison Bound: Brock Anderson commits to NDSU
A wish come true for Kennedi Hay
A sweet setup to fight cancer
Garden concert features New Orleans sound
Engaged - Friedrichs and Werk
Engaged - Batcher and Janssen
Engaged - Berglin and Kolden
Engaged - Gearman and Whiting
Wedding - Karthikeyan and Freborg
Big smallmouth caught on Miltona
Equipment switch does the trick
A sunny day on Cowdry
Should have got a bigger net: Eight-year old lands 50-incher on Miltona
Mike Frisch: Froggin' for big bass
Steven Brian Ignowski
Shirley Ann Faehnrich
Alvin E. Sibell
David "Dave" A. Dittberner
Letter: Medicaid cuts hurt rural seniors
Echo Press Editorial: Keep school debate on the high road
Commentary: Memories of a heroes' welcome home
In The Know: Preparing for emergencies
Commentary Sandcastles and trespassing on Lake Ida
Millerville gets hands-on with butter
Tractors to parade down 36 mile memory lane
Douglas County 4-H campers
Cattlemen invite public to July 11 get-together
4-H announces K-3 summer camps
Schwan's announces acquisitions as frozen food company beefs up its pizza business
Aagard expands to pull all workers into one building
A new place for ink opens in Alexandria
Author Faith Sullivan to sign books in Alexandria
Knute Nelson partners with Centrex Rehab, adds memory care unit
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On The Street
April 28, 2017
Alexandria's Beth Hill publishes first novel
Alexandria native Beth Hill has added her name to the list of published authors with the release of her first novel, "A Letter, an Ex and Opal,"...
April 28, 2017 - 6:05am
April 12, 2017
Kelly Radi hosts book discussion event
Minnesota author and public speaker Kelly Radi will host a book discussion and signing on her book "Out to Sea: A Parents' Survival Guide to the Freshman Voyage" on Thursday, April 13, from 5 to 7 p.m. at 3rd Avenue Bean in Alexandria. The book helps parents navigate both the practical...
April 12, 2017 - 6:47am
October 14, 2016
In a literary world: Douglas County Library to host first literary costume party
Imagine a room where Dr. Seuss, the Hungry Caterpillar and Mary Poppins wander around, play games, try new activities, and eat treats. The Douglas County Library will host its first Literary Costume Party on Saturday, Oct. 22 in the Large Meeting Room at the library from 1 to 2:30...
October 14, 2016 - 2:00am
September 7, 2016
Scribes Author Series begins at Douglas County Library
The Douglas County Library in Alexandria is providing the chance for people to hear from a budding author at 11 a.m., Saturday, Sept. 10, in its large meeting room. Rena Olsen's first book, The Girl Before, was released in August to positive reviews, including in the Wall Street Journal....
September 7, 2016 - 12:00am
August 10, 2016
Telling the legend of Ralph Maxwell
BOOK SIGNING Richard Hinrichs and Nina Dalberg will host a book signing to debut their novel "The Legend of King Max" on Saturday, Aug. 13 from...
August 10, 2016 - 12:00am
August 3, 2016
Local author debuts spy thriller
Michael Troy of Miltona will debut a fiction novel with a book signing on Friday, Aug. 5 from noon to 2 p.m. at Cherry Street Books in Alexandria....
August 3, 2016 - 12:00am
July 15, 2016
College courses lead to published books
Studying at Alexandria Technical and Community College (ATCC) can lead to a world of possibilities in both vocations and hobbies. For Michael...
July 15, 2016 - 12:00am
Imagination leads to writing career for local woman
Growing up a dreamer in Alexandria, Valerie Hockert had a vivid imagination. Eventually, that imagination lent itself to her love of writing...
June 15, 2016 - 12:00am
May 6, 2016
A day in the life
Former Lake Carlos State Park manager Ronald Kuschel recently published a novel, 23 Days in the Life of a Park Ranger, which follows the events...
May 6, 2016 - 12:00am
March 25, 2016
Life to fiction
Jo Barkley is a 10-year-old tomboy living on a farm during the Great Depression. Throughout her childhood years, her dreams carry her on many...
March 25, 2016 - 12:00am
February 5, 2016
Meet the author: Frances Worthington
Frances Worthington, author of Abraham: One God, Three Wives, Five Religions, will host a meet and greet on Friday, Feb. 12 from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. at Alexandria Technical and Community College, Room 203. In her book, Worthington uses the sacred Scriptures and traditions of five religions...
February 5, 2016 - 12:00am
December 11, 2015
Meet the author
Author John Warner will sign his book, Every Foreign Land on Saturday, Dec. 12 at 1 p.m. at the Douglas County Library in Alexandria. Every...
December 11, 2015 - 12:00am
October 2, 2015
Holmes City native writes book on body language
October 2, 2015 - 12:00am
August 7, 2015
Writing down a lifetime
It’s one thing to write down your own life story, but it’s another thing to write someone else’s. Douglas Jewson of Carlos knows exactly...
August 7, 2015 - 12:00am
September 4, 2013
William Kent Krueger is guest speaker at dinner
William Kent Krueger, author of the Cork O'Connor mystery series set in Northern Minnesota, will be the special guest and speaker at a dinner scheduled for Tuesday, September 10. The event is sponsored by Cherry Street Books and will be held at the Clubhouse Bistro at Alexandria Golf...
September 4, 2013 - 1:37pm