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Man accused of fleeing police, knocking over fence, DWI
Law enforcement blotter: Thursday, Oct. 20 through Sunday, Oct. 23
Rock legend Bobby Vee dies
Meet the new Pet of the Week: Cirkus (w/video)
Searcher finds missing 9-year-old: 'The look on her face was priceless'
Area volleyball: Section play getting under way
Blizzard hockey: Steel run past Alex
Blizzard hockey: Alex routs Rochester 8-0
8-5A Football: Cards to face winner of Spuds, Lumberjacks
5AA football: Osakis to face Benson in section quarterfinals
In Pursuit of a Dream is performed across the area
The Bible: More reliable than any story in history
Celebrate the harvest with Applefest
Births - Oct. 21, 2016
Births - Oct. 14, 2016
Engaged - Schwab and Ronning
Engaged - Schmitz and Volesky
A memorable moose in Alaska
DNR Release: Lake Carlos State Park to offer snowshoe-lacing workshop
From the stand: Doe tagged on a perfect evening
Mike Frisch: Find the fish first
Lake Miltona hosting pro musky world championship
Gayle J. Gondek
Daniel Curtis Larson
Lorraine M. Essler
LETTER: Kulp shows strength, determination
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LETTER: Vote for growth and opportunity
IT'S OUR TURN: What does asthma feel like?
How to manage box elder bugs
2017 Minnesota Gardening calendars are now available
Wheat council seeks candidates for board of directors
Five ways to protect your garden from deer
Crops benefit from proper application of livestock manure
LAPW announces 2016 Employers of the Year
Alexandria among cheapest cities for car insurance
FAST adds large robotic welder to Glenwood facility
Alexandria credit unions team up to volunteer
Chamber Ambassadors visit three businesses
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On The Street
March 16, 2012
Helping undiscovered leaders realize their potential
The four west central Minnesota community action agencies received state recognition from the Minnesota Community Action Partnership at its annual...
March 16, 2012 - 12:00am
Moorman honored for HR excellence
Deb Moorman from Alexandria Extrusion has been selected by West Central Minnesota Society for Human Resource Management as the recipient for the 2011 Human Resources Award of Excellence. This award honors a human resource (HR) professional who has made significant contributions to...
March 16, 2012 - 12:00am
December 7, 2011
Card volleyball: Team hands out awards
The Alexandria volleyball team handed out its season-ending awards recently as the Cardinals named Brianna Johnson their team MVP for the 2011 season. The senior outside hitter was one of three Alexandria players named to the All-Central Lakes Conference team. She also took home...
December 7, 2011 - 12:00am
November 22, 2011
Card girls' soccer: Stinson is MVP
An 0.8 goals against average put the Cardinal girls' soccer team in the top 10 among Class A schools in that statistic and was key to allowing...
November 22, 2011 - 12:00am
October 14, 2011
Jobs program exceeds performance standards
Rural Minnesota CEP, Inc. (RMCEP) has been awarded $37,739 in incentive funding for excellent performance in its Workforce Investment Act programs. The standard for adults entering employment was set at 81 percent. RMCEP attained a rate of 97 percent. Of adults who found jobs, 89...
October 14, 2011 - 12:00am
July 22, 2011
Tastefully Simple honors employees with top awards
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July 22, 2011 - 12:00am
July 15, 2011
Cardinal softball: Team recognizes 2011 players
The Alexandria softball team recognized the players responsible for helping this team to another winning season at its season ending awards banquet on June 14. Lauren Trumm was named the team's best offensive player. It was really no contest when looking at the stats. The junior...
July 15, 2011 - 12:00am
Baseball: Lund is among award winners for Charger team
Aaron Lund earned the Top Gun award for his pitching efforts and Levi Hintermeister was awarded the Silver Slugger award for his performance...
July 15, 2011 - 12:00am
July 6, 2011
Boys' tennis: LeVahn, Harding, Storm lead Cardinal award winners
The Alexandria tennis team wrapped up its season by handing out its team awards on June 13. Ben LeVahn put together a solid senior season and was rewarded for that by being named the team's hardest worker and most valuable player. LeVahn advanced all the way to the individual section...
July 6, 2011 - 12:00am
June 24, 2011
Girls' golf: Carlson named Cardinal MVP
Alexandria senior Maxine Carlson was named the most valuable player for the 2011 Cardinal girls' golf team after her top-10 finish in the State Class AAA tournament last week. Carlson was named the Central Lakes All-Conference team after finishing second in the individual CLC standings...
June 24, 2011 - 12:00am
June 17, 2011
Baseball: Fearing takes home big awards for Osakis
If the Osakis baseball team learned one thing for sure this past season, it's that it should be set at shortstop for the next three years. Freshman Drew Fearing put a stranglehold on that position and ran away with the most hardware at the team's season-ending awards banquet recently....
June 17, 2011 - 12:00am
June 15, 2011
Adapted bowling: Alexandria hands out season awards
The Alexandria adapted bowling team wrapped up a memorable season by handing out its team awards recently. Justin Hanson-Simmons took home...
June 15, 2011 - 12:00am
April 29, 2011
Local hospital receives prestigious recognition
Douglas County Hospital and Heartland Orthopedic Specialists were rated the number-one joint replacement provider in the state of Minnesota in 2011 by CareChex, surpassing all other hospitals in the state. In addition to this award, Douglas County Hospital was named as a "top 100"...
April 29, 2011 - 12:00am
April 15, 2011
Tastefully Simple named among top employers nationwide
For seven years running, Tastefully Simple has been ranked in the top 5 percent of companies nationwide in employee satisfaction, according to a recent survey. The direct sales company, featuring more than 60 easy-to-prepare foods and gifts, employs more than 330 people at its headquarters...
April 15, 2011 - 12:00am
February 4, 2011
Echo Press website named best in state
The Echo Press website was once again honored by the Minnesota Newspaper Association (MNA). For the third straight year, the site received a...
February 4, 2011 - 12:00am