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A double blast of winter
Updated: Salaries for county leaders weighed
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Children give more than food to seniors
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Chargers drop season opener to Barnesville
Sartell downs Alexandria 5-0
Thriller goes Cards’ way
Card wrestlers open with win over Tech
Theatre L’Homme Dieu announces 54th season
Open house to bring awareness of homeless
Prairie Christmas show features Santa, entertainment
Blues singer Johnny Rawls to perform in Forada
LAT to present excerpts from ‘Lakes Region Review’
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Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down: Views by the Echo Press
It's Our Turn: Channeling my inner 5-year-old self
Rural areas get less of state aid pie
Senior Center needs your support and vote
Why all those chuckles?
FFA members optimistic about farming
Applications accepted for conservation program
Farm Bureau members raise funds for rancher relief
$2.37 million available for bioenergy products
Apply now for spring turkey hunt
New sign at Andes
The Village receives national accreditation
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Thrivent Financial commits up to $2 million to Typhoon Haiyan relief
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Willetta Barthelemy, 91
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Hope Hislop, 93
Harriet Larson, 74
September 18, 2013
Letter - All, some or none of Bible is absolute truth
To the editor: I do not want to reduce anyone's faith in their beliefs. What I do want is for all people to honestly think. Just because you read something doesn't mean that what you read is true. There are many letters to the editor that refer to the Bible. I would say that it...
opinion / letters
September 18, 2013 - 6:39am
September 14, 2012
Lake Community Church launches 'The Story'
The Bible is the best-selling book in history, but how many people in Alexandria actually read it? A Gallup survey reports that the average American household has four Bibles. However, research by Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life found that only 16 percent of Americans read the...
September 14, 2012 - 12:00am
October 22, 2010
Adult coed Bible study set
The Alexandria Area YMCA and the Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) have partnered together to offer an adult coed Bible study that will run on Saturday mornings from October 30 through December 18. The instructor of the course will be John Beem, and the study will be on the...
October 22, 2010 - 12:00am
July 30, 2010
Mount Carmel offers concerts, Bible study, worship events
Mount Carmel will feature a variety of performers in concert on Saturday, July 31 at 7:30 p.m. The audience will hear Eric Sorum on baritone; Rachel La Berge on flute; Jane Schuneman, violin; Eric Selle on the euphonium; and Jane Chu Harrington and Kay Hoffland on the piano. One special...
July 30, 2010 - 7:39am
May 14, 2010
Neighborhood Bible study set
Headwaters Fellowship will host a neighborhood Bible study at The LakeHouse, near Alexandria, from 7 to 9 p.m. each Tuesday beginning May 18. The study, called "Loving God and Loving Your Neighbor," will feature music, free refreshments, healthy snacks, Bibles and an informational...
May 14, 2010 - 12:00am
Vacation Bible School - United Methodist Church
Vacation Bible school is set at United Methodist Church in Alexandria Sunday through Thursday, June 13 to 17. This year's theme is "Galactic Blast: A Cosmic Adventure." Preschoolers will meet from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.; kindergarteners through 6th graders will meet from 6:30 to 8:30...
faith / school
May 14, 2010 - 12:00am
November 26, 2009
Doing Bible time
Recently, students in kindergarten through 12th grade and their teachers at New Testament Christian School in Alexandria participated in Bible character day. Each person not only dressed as a Bible character, they also had to share the details of that person's life. Many famous Bible...
faith / school
November 26, 2009 - 12:00am
October 23, 2009
Shalom Lutheran hosts men's Bible study
Shalom Lutheran Church in Alexandria has begun hosting a weekly men's breakfast Bible study Friday mornings from 7:30 to 8:30 a.m. at Traveler's Inn in downtown Alexandria. The study is usually led by one of Shalom's pastors, but everyone's input is welcome. Newcomers, visitors and...
October 23, 2009 - 12:00am
September 18, 2009
More than a Bible lesson
Gretchen Nelson of Alexandria was raised in a traditional Christian family and had, as she describes, a "simple and uncomplicated church existence." She earned perfect Sunday School attendance awards, memorized the creeds and eventually attended a church college. It wasn't until...
September 18, 2009 - 12:00am
January 30, 2009
Sweetheart ski weekend planned at Luther Crest Bible Camp
Luther Crest Bible Camp in Alexandria is hosting a "Sweetheart Ski Weekend." The event will take place Saturday, February 14 and Sunday, February 15. Saturday evening will begin at 5 p.m. with hors d'oeuvres followed by a candlelight dinner at 5:30 p.m. with champagne chicken, salad...
January 30, 2009 - 12:00am