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Two New Hope police officers shot at City Hall; gunman killed
Explosion levels home near Bemidji
Alexandria to hire two new police officers
K9 unit deployed after chase with suspect
Law enforcement blotter: January 23-25, 2015
Brady says he's moving on from distractions
Sports schedule for Monday, January 26
NFL, YouTube announce partnership
Jets adding Hogan, Heimerdinger to front office
Sports roundup from Saturday, January 24
Speaker to share about weight loss journey
Harper’s Chord to perform at Carlos Creek
Tribute band plays at upcoming Alexandria Marching Band fundraiser
Take a spiritual journey
Where are they now?
Engaged - Wilts and Hedstrom
Births - Douglas County Hospital through January 12, 2015
Births - Douglas County Hospital through January 3, 2015
Engaged - Pavek and Jossart
Births - Douglas County Hospital through December 28, 2014
Wildlife of Douglas County: Fisher
Dayton proposes expanded buffer zones along Minnesota waters
Wildlife of Douglas County: Short-tailed weasel
Ready for a challenge?
Buck bagged in Wyoming
Ruby Benson, 73
Service - Ruby Benson, 73
Funeral - Allan Altnow, 86
Funeral - Maynard Radil, 79
Allan Altnow, 87
Letter: Can’t afford pro sports
Letter: Quotes can shed light on disputes
Letter: Practicing good hygiene habits is important during cold, flu season
It's Our Turn: Twins take refreshing approach at caravan stop
Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down: Views by the Echo Press
2014 Farm Bill crops education seminars offered
Minnesota Grown Directory seeks new members
Funding secured for water quality initiative
Potato growers invited to hearing on check-off fees January 23
Winter garden college planned
Jody Hanson promoted within Lakes Newspaper Group
JCPenney reports good, bad news
Alexandria Industries CEO outlines keys to company’s success
Alexandria Clinic lab earns accreditation
Operation Round Up grants announced
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
June 7, 2013
'Alexandria was paradise'
Just one year after the launch of her debut novel, Coming Apart, author Nicole Garber announced the release of its sequel, Satan Like Spam. While Garber used her hometown, Bartlesville, Oklahoma, as the setting for Coming Apart, she takes the reader 750 miles away to Alexandria in...
June 7, 2013 - 12:00am
April 23, 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 23, 2013 - 3:20pm
September 2, 2011
Everyone has a story
Stories have connected people for generations. It is through these stories that history is shared and communities are developed. A special short course series titled "Everyone Has a Story," is being offered to engage area residents to discover these stories and the history shared. Ten...
September 2, 2011 - 12:00am
March 11, 2011
Minnesota authors to visit Cherry Street Books
Seven Minnesota authors will visit Cherry Street Books in downtown Alexandria during the month of March. On Saturday, March 12, three mystery writers will be featured from noon until 2 p.m. Pam Leonard, author of Death's Imperfect Witness, is from St. Cloud. Her mystery, set in...
March 11, 2011 - 12:00am
January 12, 2011
Join the Alexandria Area Community Read
February is I Love to Read Month nationwide, but Alexandria area residents will have their own special twist! A committee has organized the...
January 12, 2011 - 12:00am
November 6, 2009
All-point bulletin...Residents urged to be on the lookout for MN Crime Wave authors
Not since the 1930s have authorities across the Midwest been put on such high alert... Not since the demise of the dime novel and pulp detective...
November 6, 2009 - 12:00am
August 28, 2009
Minnesota authors to sign books at Grape Stomp
A group of Minnesota authors will be signing their books at the Carlos Creek Winery Grape Stomp, September 12-13 near Alexandria. Novels and memoirs by Peter Bundy, Brian Landon, Jimmy Olsen, Forrest Peterson and Paul Zerby have been published by North Star Press of St. Cloud The...
August 28, 2009 - 12:00am