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Fish and Wildlife obtains wetland easement
Coalition continues to oppose private prison in western Minn.
Franson's abortion bill brings out emotional testimony
Write-in votes determine township spot
Woman who stole squad car pleads guilty
The end of an era: Simpson steps down at B-E after 605 head coaching wins
Homecoming: Swedberg takes over the Alex boys golf program he grew up in
Engfer-Triebenbach takes over Osakis golf programs
Vikings finalize deal with WR Thielen
Three Chargers named All-LEC in girls basketball
Cancer benefit is set for Randy Beman
Organic Gardening Club to host barn dance
LIBRARY NEWS: Finding the time to read
Nowells to speak about merging of sports, Christianity
Sweetwater Revival to give concert of hope, encouragement
Births - March 17, 2017
Births - March 8, 2017
Engaged - Freiderich and Blumhoefer
Births - March 3, 2017
Engaged - Lee and Dybdal
Mike Frisch: What's my walleye line?
Art of every size, shape and color
DNR release: Catch-and-release summer walleye season announced for Mille Lacs
Carvers coming to the RCC
Bald eagles migrating back to Minnesota
Lynnette "Lynn" M. Kalina
Betty A. Dittberner
Christina Michelle Jackson
IN THE KNOW: Alexandria is top micropolitan in Minnesota
LETTER: Asking nicely; this time only
LETTER: Please don't litter
LETTER: Don't doubt that people want jobs
GUEST EDITORIAL: Sail a course to Real ID
Agriculture going strong in Douglas County
Douglas County Master Gardeners present Let's Get Growing workshop
Wussows named a Yieldmaster contest winner
Nominate a Farm Mom of the Year
Selecting fragrant flowers for your cutting garden
Coffee lover branches out: Alexandria man turns roasting into a side business
Ecumen Bethany Community receives Customer Experience Award
Parkers Prairie bar and grill is first to serve liquor
Dilley Zimny Insurance named a Circle of Excellence Agency
Ecumen Bethany Community receives workforce grant
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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