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Big laughs at Lifestyles Expo (w/video)
UPDATE: Three departments respond to garage fire Monday
Meet the new Pet of the Week: Duffy (w/video)
Law enforcement blotter: March 30, 2015
Two-year-old who fell through ice dies at hospital
Figure skaters wrap up season with ice review show (w/video)
Maddock qualifies for hoop shoot nationals
How they're doing now: Fearing, Stockert earn early playing time at NDSU
Season begins for Card bowlers
Tonic Sol-Fa kicks off 2015 tour in Alexandria
Recognize outstanding service with nomination
Realizing Christ’s passion
Church rallies together to warm pastor
Engaged - Wesen and Sczepanski
Births - Douglas County Hospital through March 24
Engaged - Hoeper - Erickson
Engaged - Carlson and Auran
Engaged - Lee and Mairs
Five generations of carvers
Wildlife of Douglas County: Northern shrike
Rudy Zwieg Decoy Show packs the RCC
Nohre talks state of local deer herd
A knack for carving
Karen Lenz, 69
Mary Peterson, 69
Verlyn Phipps, 85
Maycel Clark, 89
Gerald L. Robinson, 82
Echo Press Editorial: Should Alexandria allow food trucks?
It's Our Turn: Saving my pet helped save me
Special interest groups trump science
Discussion continues on buffer strips
Bill would not fund program
Funding expanded for ag programs
Family farms: backbone of agriculture
Demand high for wetlands program
There are benefits to ‘growing up’
Spring issues topic of meeting in Glenwood
GRAIFA bands together for Someplace Safe
County hospital named Blue Distinction Center+
Ecumen Bethany Community named a best workplace
ATCC, Felling trailers get grant for job training
Scholarship offered to individual in a health-related field
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
April 26, 2013
Photo of the Week - Redpoll
Karen Blom of Alexandria took this photo of a common redpoll in a snow-laden ash tree on Fillmore Street on a snowy day on April 18. The redpoll...
April 26, 2013 - 12:00am
April 5, 2013
Photo of the Week: Blue jay
Donna Erickson of Alexandria captured this image of a blue jay at her suet feeder just outside her picture window. "It seems to be a younger...
April 5, 2013 - 12:00am
March 8, 2013
Photo of the Week - Cardinal
Karen Blom took this photo of a cardinal eating sunflower seeds on the ground below the feeder in her front yard on Fillmore Street in Alexandria...
March 8, 2013 - 12:00am
December 21, 2012
Photo of the Week: Cardinal
Kathy Midtvedt of Alexandria took this photo of one of the six cardinals that like to hang around her bird feeder on South Darling Drive. If...
December 21, 2012 - 12:00am
August 31, 2012
Photo of the Week: Mouths to feed
A pair of eastern bluebirds were busy feeding their young in the backyard of the Marc Henderson residence on Fairway Lane in Alexandria. "This...
August 31, 2012 - 12:00am
May 25, 2012
Photo of the Week: A bird's appetite
Hadley Boline of Miltona took this photo of a goldfinch perching on her bird feeder. "We have had a lot of these beautiful little birds at our...
May 25, 2012 - 12:00am
March 23, 2012
View birds at Lake Carlos State Park
Lake Carlos State Park will offer American woodcock viewing Saturdays, March 24 and 31. Join naturalist Alex Watson for a short presentation about American woodcocks, and then a short hike into the woods to listen and watch their display as the sun sets. The program begins at 7 p.m....
March 23, 2012 - 12:00am
December 22, 2010
It's for the birds
The annual Alexandria Christmas bird count is set for Tuesday, December 28 at The Lake Carlos State Park Visitor Center and throughout Alexandria. The event starts at 8 a.m. with owl calling at 7 a.m. The Christmas bird count is an annual event that takes place throughout North America....
December 22, 2010 - 12:00am
What links cardinals to Alexandria sports?
From his kitchen window on Christmas Eve Day, Alexandria resident Bryan Stoeck snapped this picture of a cardinal perched on a tree branch in his yard on East Lake Carlos. The photo sparked a story idea: How did Alexandria's sports teams become linked with the colorful bird? Unfortunately,...
Cardinals / news / sports
January 22, 2010 - 12:05am
January 12, 2010
Superior, Wis., police capture exotic bird
SUPERIOR, Wis. - First was the goat captured at the Superior waste treatment plant last month, and now Superior Police Sgt. Dan Hawkin reports police have captured what they believe to be a Chinese pheasant. Hawkin said a railroad crew under a viaduct spotted the bird about 5:30...
news / region
January 12, 2010 - 1:41pm