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Remembering the uncle he never met
AgweekTV: Better grilling
Education funding up, but union urges veto
UPDATE: Last of 9 prisoners who escaped in state van caught on Minneapolis bridge
Eagles Horseshoe League Standings
Trap Shooting: Perfect score from Brezina leads Alexandria shooters
Track and Field: Minnewaska, WCA battle in subsections
Baseball: Merritt tosses complete game in starting pitching debut
Track and field: A-B-E sends eight to sections
Still duty bound: Inspiration Peak Legion conducts military honors
Memorial Day events
Photo of the week
Learn about easy-to-grow veggies
Engaged - Bruzik and Johnson
Engaged - Teichert and Kelly
Engaged - Schmidt and Murray
Engaged - Harstad and Engebretson
Wedding - Von Bank and Hoelscher
Morken: Becoming a better bow hunter
Nice bass for Maeyaert
Fee increases added to final environment bill
Morken: Still time to fill that tag as toms continue to sound off
Minnesota opener: Slow going on Reno Saturday morning
Timothy D. Claussen
Kathleen Rose Kaar
Letter: March for Truth in Glenwood
Letter: Suicide should never be glorified
Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down: Views by the Echo Press
Guest editorial: Take a bigger view of what's underwater
Observations from the Archives: 1967: Hardware Hank's is Official Barbie Trade-In Headquarters
4-H trains youth as camp counselors
4-H'ers take the stage
Master gardeners plant sale coming up
Crabgrass prevention in your home lawn
Gardening Brown Bag series offered
Winery, brewery and distillery hope customers come crawling
Groundbreaking next week on mental health facility
On the Street
New Aagard program provides tool cabinets for employees
Chamber introduces new networking event
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