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Meet the new Pet of the Week: Cecil (w/video)
Law enforcement blotter: Wednesday, Feb. 22
More than 8,000 turkeys die in fire
Mouse to blame for truck fire
County awards construction bid for Kensington Rune Stone Park
State hockey: Ellingson's OT goal wins a thriller
NA3HL: Blizzard gains cushion heading into weekend series
State hockey: Cards put a scare in the Bears before falling short (w/video)
Girls Basketball: Streaks outrun Parkers Prairie
Boys basketball: Kannegiesser torches WCA with 45 points
Education presentation to cover topics of Islam, Muslims
Grove is a 2017 ExCEL Award Recipient
Kensington Area Heritage Society hosts open house
WCA Speech Team brings home multiple awards
Marking a century
Births - Feb. 10, 2017
Wedding - Bursch and Hawthorne
Births - Feb. 3
Wedding - Holmquist and Haugdahl
Engaged - Becker and Klawitter
Developing a deer plan: A Q-and-A with big game program leader Adam Murkowski
Warm weather forcing houses off the ice
Fishing first timers
Mike Frisch: Think spring
Steven James Velde
Mary A. L. Swenson
Laurel A. Jensen Falconer
Vernet "Jackie" Schroeder
LETTER: Pollinators are essential for crops
IN THE KNOW: City Charter needs updating
FROM THE ARCHIVES - 1967: Hospital room rate rises to $25 a day
EDITORIAL: Young people show their potential
LETTER: Do some thinking and research
Minnesota lawmakers lobby on ag issues
Save the date: garden education opportunities available
Century Farm applications due by April 3
It's fruit tree pruning time
Corn and Soybean Growers to hold annual meeting
Premiere Video closes its doors
REA holds district meeting
AAEDC leads initiatives for 2016 and into 2017
Edgewater Natural Family Medicine opens in Alexandria area
Alexandria Clinic recognized for quality laboratory services
hires and promotions
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
Tastefully Simple Inc.
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