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Motorcycle crash victim says gear saved his life
Wild about wine
Teen keeps cool in face of medical emergencies
A prop for Big Ole
Photo of the Week: Rainbow
Girls soccer: Tie tests Alex to begin season
Sports schedule for Friday, August 26
A chance for another title for Carlos Whitecaps
Hobie's new toy: Released in April, the Eclipse paddleboard draws intrigue
Boys soccer: Cards' attack jumps on East Grand Forks in opener
Robby Vee finishes out summer concert series
Harper's Chord comes to Carlos Creek Winery
Alpha Course teaches basics of faith
Strive to be a foundation for others
Tickets on sale for Alexandria Education Foundation events
Births - Aug. 26, 2016
Engaged - Hanson and Lund
Births - through Aug. 12, 2016
Engaged - Dokken-McFann and Gran
Births - Aug. 3-8, 2016
DNR to close Mille Lacs walleye season next month
Stringer full of walleyes
Morken: What the numbers say about declining hunters and anglers
Work begins on statewide deer management plan
A big bass for Beau
Carol J. Hansen
William 'Bill' Bretz
Clara "Clair" A. Gustafson
Bernard "Bernie" V. Dulski
Arland E. Hirman
COMMENTARY: What they're fighting over
COMMENTARY: Clean Power Plan will penalize Minnesota
IT'S OUR TURN: Recalling the dawn of the digital age; facing its challenges
EDITORIAL: Long wait for mental health care must be fixed
IN THE KNOW: Leadership Alexandria is unique blend with strong return
Producers should consider available assistance
Monarchs, roadsides and the law
A century of family and faith
Kensington represented in Princess Kay of the Milky Way
Kalpin family recognized as 2016 U of M Farm Family
MMFCU concludes 60 Days of Giving campaign
Community solar program shining for REA
Chamber Ambassadors visit three local businesses
Celeste Edenloff returns to Echo Press
Dew Drop Inn changes ownership
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
July 27, 2016
Benefit for Steve Pederson family is July 30
The public is invited to attend a pancake breakfast benefit for the Steve Pederson family on Saturday, July 30 from 7:30 a.m. to noon at Kensington...
July 27, 2016 - 12:00am
April 29, 2016
Music, prayer to benefit Jon Odell
A time of special music and prayer for Alexandria resident Jon Odell will be held on Friday, May 6 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Common Grounds Coffee House, Sixth and Hawthorne in Alexandria. Donations will be accepted. Mark Anthony of KXRA will lead the evening of music, followed by...
April 29, 2016 - 12:00am
February 12, 2016
Larry Gettel benefit set
A silent auction and dinner to benefit the Larry Gettel family of Osakis will be held on Wednesday, Feb. 24 from 4 to 8 p.m. at McDonald's North in Alexandria. McDonald's will donate 50 percent of sales to the Gettel family. On Christmas Eve, Gettel was transported by ambulance to...
February 12, 2016 - 12:00am
December 11, 2015
Kevin Dawson benefit set
A dinner and bingo benefit for Kevin Dawson of Alexandria will be held on Saturday, Dec. 19 at Broadway Ballroom in Alexandria. Doors open at 6 p.m., with bingo starting at 7:30 p.m. Dawson was found incoherent by his wife and their 1-year-old on Sept. 28. He was taken by ambulance...
December 11, 2015 - 12:00am
November 20, 2015
Janice Hollatz benefit set
A benefit for Janice Hollatz will be held Saturday, November 21 from 4 p.m. to midnight at Leaf Valley Town Hall. Dinner will be served at 5 p.m., with DJ David Kraemer performing at 8 p.m. A free-will offering will be accepted. There will also be a silent auction all evening and...
November 20, 2015 - 12:00am
October 21, 2015
Dean Eblen benefit set
A taco feed, silent auction and bake sale to benefit Dean Eblen of Villard will be held on Sunday, October 25 from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Corral...
October 21, 2015 - 12:00am
May 10, 2013
Beach Bum Bingo to benefit Relay for Life
Acts of Sincere Kindness (A.S.K.) will hold Beach Bum Bingo to benefit Relay for Life on Saturday, May 11 at the Alexandria VFW. The public is invited to attend this family event. Burgers and brats will be served at 6 p.m. The cost is $3 for a burger/brat and chips. Additional burgers/brats...
May 10, 2013 - 12:00am
April 17, 2013
Barbecue benefit set for Linda Blom
There will be a benefit barbecue dinner for Lynda Blom of Alexandria on Saturday, April 20 from 4 to 7 p.m. at Alexandria VFW, 1102 East 3rd Avenue. Barbecue sandwiches, chips, pickles and bars will be served. There will also be a silent auction and bake sale. Free will donations...
April 17, 2013 - 12:00am
December 4, 2012
Benefit to be held for Keith Pundt
A benefit for Keith Pundt will be held on Thursday, December 6 from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Holiday Inn in Alexandria. Pundt has been a member of the Holiday Inn team since 1976. In May 2012, Pundt was diagnosed with stage four metastatic colon cancer. He has undergone surgery and chemotherapy...
December 4, 2012 - 3:00pm
October 24, 2012
Childhood accident creates lifetime of pain
In 1981, three weeks before my 3rd birthday, I rode my Big Wheel down the driveway into the street as a van was passing by. The vehicle's right...
October 24, 2012 - 12:00am
October 3, 2012
Janine Roers benefit luncheon set
There will be a benefit luncheon for Janine Roers on Sunday, October 7 from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Sacred Heart Church Parish Center in Urbank. Sloppy joes, pasta salad, baked beans, chips, bars and beverages will be served. In February, a cow stepped on Roers' left foot. Life-threatening...
October 3, 2012 - 12:00am
Benefit account set up for Dennis Nack
A benefit account has been set up for Dennis and Sharon Nack of Alexandria. Nack was hospitalized and diagnosed with terminal lung disease. Full time oxygen and limited mobility became his means of living, and only a lung transplant could save him. For several months, he committed...
October 3, 2012 - 12:00am
September 26, 2012
Robert Englin benefit dinner set
There will be a barbecue dinner for Robert Englin on September 30 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Leaf Valley Town Hall with a free will offering to help raise money to help with cancer expenses. Everyone is welcome. For more information, call (320) 876-2137 or (320) 834-532...
September 26, 2012 - 12:00am
July 20, 2012
Tricia Saulsbury benefit set
A pancake benefit, silent auction and bake sale for Tricia Saulsbury are planned for July 21 from 7:30 to 11:30 a.m. In March, Saulsbury was diagnosed with aplastic anemia. As a result, she has been unable to work, has received numerous transfusions and made multiple trips to Mayo...
July 20, 2012 - 12:00am
VFW auxiliary lunch set
The Alexandria VFW will host its annual VFW auxiliary salad luncheon on Thursday, July 26 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. All proceeds will go to cancer aid and research. For more information, call (320) 762-2725. WHAT Annual Salad Luncheon WHEN Thursday, July 26 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. WHERE Alexandria...
July 20, 2012 - 12:00am