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DNR discovers two more cases of invasive species in Beltrami County
'Good progress' reported on Highway 29 bridge in south Alexandria
Law enforcement blotter: Thursday, August 25
'Awesome' State Fair opens with more security
Motorcycle crash victim says gear saved his life
Girls tennis: Osakis ties for seventh at Delano tourney
Girls soccer: Tie tests Alex to begin season
Hobie's new toy: Released in April, the Eclipse paddleboard draws intrigue
Sports schedule for Friday, August 26
A chance for another title for Carlos Whitecaps
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
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
A big bass for Beau
Carol J. Hansen
William 'Bill' Bretz
Clara "Clair" A. Gustafson
Bernard "Bernie" V. Dulski
Arland E. Hirman
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
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
December 5, 2012
4-H celebrates Awards Night
Douglas County 4-H held its annual 2011-12 awards night celebration on Saturday, November 10 at 6 p.m. at the Douglas County Public Works building in Alexandria. The evening began with dinner and a slide show, sharing interviews with 4-H alumni and members in partnership with the...
December 5, 2012 - 12:00am
November 9, 2012
Fifth annual Christian service award presentation set for November 16
The Unity Foundation invites everyone to attend the 5th annual Ernie Unruh Christian Service Award presentation on Friday, November 16. This event is in conjunction with the monthly Faith at Work Lunch at the Broadway Ballroom, noon to 1 p.m. The cost is $10 per person. Tickets can...
November 9, 2012 - 12:00am
Elden's Fresh foods honored at fall food show
Elliot and Dennis Christensen of Elden's Fresh Foods in Alexandria were honored with an award in Omaha, Nebraska at the CenturyLink Center in...
November 9, 2012 - 12:00am
October 31, 2012
Douglas County 4-H members earn ribbons at Minnesota State Fair
October 31, 2012 - 12:00am
October 5, 2012
Ryder Lenarz qualifies for international tractor pull
Ryder Lenarz, son of Mike and Jenny Lenarz of Garfield, has been competing in pedal tractor pulls throughout the summer. He finished in first...
October 5, 2012 - 12:00am
September 14, 2012
Newspaper to salute top professionals
Do you know someone who is an outstanding asset to their company as well as to their community? Nominate them for possible inclusion in the upcoming special section Top 20 Professionals in the Lakes Area. Each year, 20 professionals are selected and honored in this publication,...
awards/Business/On The Street
September 14, 2012 - 12:00am
August 10, 2012
Senator Bill Ingebrigtsen receives arts award
Senator Bill Ingebrigtsen (R-Alexandria) received an Arts All Star Award from Minnesota Citizens for the Arts (MCA) on August 2 at the Alexandria Area Arts Association (AAAA) Theatre.
August 10, 2012 - 12:00am
July 6, 2012
Alexandria Precision Machining facility achieves ISO certification
Alexandria Industries' Precision Machining facility received the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 9001:2008 certification. The achievement recognizes the well-defined and documented quality management process and procedures for continual improvement that Alexandria...
July 6, 2012 - 12:00am
More than 600 years of educational service commended
Six hundred and twenty-seven years of service to Alexandria School District 206's educational community were commended at the annual retirement...
July 6, 2012 - 12:00am
June 29, 2012
Alexandria Rotary honored at district conference
The Alexandria Rotary Club was recognized at the annual conference of Rotary District 5950, held April 13-14 in Bloomington. The Alexandria...
June 29, 2012 - 12:00am
June 21, 2012
Charger baseball: Schaffer named Pheasant Conference pitcher of the year
The Chargers' Dan Schaffer was named the Pheasant Conference Pitcher of the Year as a part of five Brandon-Evansville players who were named to the all-conference team that was announced recently. Senior Levi Hintermeister, freshman Tom Bosek and juniors Billie Juul and Craig Campbell...
June 21, 2012 - 12:00am
June 14, 2012
Douglas Scientific to receive award
The Alexandria Area Economic Development commission (AAEDC) and Alexandria Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce announce that Douglas Scientific of Alexandria has been selected to receive the 2012 Business and Industrial Appreciation Day (BIAD) award. The BIAD award is presented annually...
June 14, 2012 - 2:37pm
Helget receives top Fish Decoy Association World Point Championship
Troy Helget, owner of Top Notch Artworks of Alexandria, was awarded the National Fish Decoy Association World Point Championship. He has carved...
June 14, 2012 - 2:35pm
June 6, 2012
Ed Brands awarded Faculty Research Program Grant
Ed Brands, assistant professor of environmental studies, received funding for his project Mapping Manure in West Central Minnesota Watersheds through a Faculty Interactive Research Program (FIRP) grant. Awarded through the Center for Urban and Regional Affairs, FIRP's purpose is...
June 6, 2012 - 12:00am
May 25, 2012
Curves recognized as part of Women's Health Week
The Alexandria City Council formally declared May 17, 2012 as the inaugural National Curves Day. A proclamation was signed by Mayor Dan Ness on May 14. National Curves Day was initiated in celebration of National Women's Health Week, May 13-19, in partnership with the Office on Women's...
May 25, 2012 - 12:00am