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Conquering the fear of violence
Ecumen Bethany Community earns public accolades
Medical facilities, ambulance prepare
You asked: What is Ebola?
Beep, beep, here comes the jeep
Volleyball: Alexandria overcomes hiccup in third to win 8AAA opener
Blizzard hockey: Alexandria storms back to beat Minnesota
Volleyball: B-E wins 21st game in 6A opener, Minnewaska falls in 3AA
Osakis starts 6AA playoffs with win over Pierz
Section 6A cross country: Osakis' Savageau punches ticket to state
Blues-rock band comes to Forada
Concordia Orchestra comes to Alexandira
Pianist Tony DeSare to play third show in concert season
Engaged - Peterson and Meissner
Births - Douglas County Hospital through October 19, 2014
Engaged - Nelson and Wallace
Wedding - James and Galligan
Births - Douglas County Hospital through September 23, 2014
Making their mark
From the stand: Bucks becoming nocturnal
Mohr’s monster walleye
Hunting photos wanted from readers
Lillian Scheuring, 93
Funeral - Robert Petersen, 76
Service - Elaine Morris, 97
Memorial Service - William Langner, 65
Funeral - Mae Garvin, 86
Letter: Perceptions of reality
It's time to change representation
Sergeants endorse Wolbersen
It's Our Turn: Are we becoming slaves to practicality?
Echo Press Editorial: Don’t fall for half-truths from candidates
What is a fair farmland rental agreement?
USDA addresses herbicide-resistant weeds
‘Cover crops in action’ is topic of Women Caring for the Land event
Dairy Farm Bill meeting to be held November 5
Top 10 ‘must do’ fall chores
Voyager Industries celebrates facility expansion
TSMA to tour Alexandria Area High School
Stuff-A-Truck for charity
Luther Crest receives two $25,000 grants
Elden’s Fresh Foods honored at fall food show
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
May 2, 2012
Registrations open for children's theater camp
Registrations are open for the 26th annual Prairie Fire Children's Theatre Day Camp in Barrett. This year's production, Aladdin and his Magic Lamp, has roles for 80 young people. Camp will be held Monday through Thursday, August 6 to 9 from noon to 5 p.m. Performances are Friday...
May 2, 2012 - 12:00am
November 19, 2010
Ghost visits in 'A Nice Family Gathering'
A Nice Family Gathering will be presented by the Grant County Prairie Wind Players on Thursday through Sunday, December 2 to 5 at the Historic...
November 19, 2010 - 12:00am
Brandon man dies in construction accident
A 35-year-old Brandon man was killed in a construction accident in Barrett Friday afternoon. Mitchell J. Brethorst was operating a backhoe at the site of the old bus garage in Barrett at about 1 p.m. when a tree fell on the full-swing backhoe, pinning Brethorst in the machine, according...
September 19, 2010 - 3:17pm
September 10, 2010
Breeze catches fire
Alexandria firefighters responded to a fully engulfed vehicle fire at about 5 p.m. Tuesday. A 2000 Plymouth Breeze owned by Roxanne Barrett caught...
September 10, 2010 - 12:00am
October 2, 2009
Prairie Wind Players to hold auditions for 'Ole and Sven Together Again'
The days are getting shorter and there's a chill in the air. This means the holiday season is just around the corner and it's time to audition for Ole and Sven Together Again. Auditions for the play, which was written by Kevin Lee of Miltona and will be presented by the Prairie Wind...
October 2, 2009 - 12:00am
September 25, 2009
Vintage fashion show and fall luncheon set for Saturday
More than 100 fabulous original vintage fashions from the turn of the century through the 1970s will be modeled by more than 30 men, women and children at the Prairie Wind Players fundraising event. The fashion show is set for Saturday, September 26 starting at 11 a.m.
September 25, 2009 - 12:00am
August 28, 2009
Carving out his niche
For an artist, every stroke of a brush or mark with a pencil is done with precision. In the case of a carver, it's every cut. Osakis' Duane...
Cardinals / Silverstreaks / sports
August 28, 2009 - 12:00am
August 26, 2009
Learning new tricks
The American Water Spaniel Club held its National Specialty event in the Alexandria area on August 6-9. Hunt tests, roustabout, water derby and...
August 26, 2009 - 12:00am
May 1, 2009
West Central Area softball
The West Central Area softball team saw its offense explode in a 22-4 win over Wheaton on Tuesday night. The Knights scored seven runs in each of the first three innings to take control early. Alyssa Olson and Tanika Nguyen had three hits apiece. Nguyen had four RBIs. Alyssa Blair...
Knights / sports
May 1, 2009 - 12:00am
March 27, 2009
Auditions planned for Prairie Wind Players Theatre
Prairie Wind Players Community Theatre will hold auditions at Roosevelt Hall in Barrett for its upcoming production Buddy - The Buddy Holly Story. The auditions will take place Fridays, April 17 and 24 from 7 to 9:30 p.m. and Saturdays, April 18 and 25 from 1 to 3 p.m. The production...
March 27, 2009 - 12:00am
February 4, 2009
Howard L. Nelson
Funeral services for Howard L. Nelson of Barrett will be held Thursday, Feb. 5, 2009 at 2 PM at the Pedersen Funeral Home in Morris. Reverend Judy Gelinske will be officiating. Visitation will be held Wednesday from 5 to 8 PM with a prayer service at 7:30 at the Pedersen Funeral Home...
February 4, 2009 - 12:00am
January 1, 2009
Funeral services for Willard Braun of Barrett, formerly of Donnelly will be held Friday, Jan. 2, 2009 at 10:30 a.m. at Assumption Catholic Church in Morris. Father Tim Baltes will be officiating. Visitation will be held Thursday from 4 to 7 p.m. with a rosary at 6:15 and a prayer...
January 1, 2009 - 12:00am