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County fair attendance down from 2014 (w/video)
For the record
Local winery named best of Minnesota
Roste gets his shot at QB
Sports schedule for Thursday, August 21
Tennis: Alexandria falls in season opener at Bemidji
Much more than a weight room
Silverstreaks hope bigger is better
Homeless, not hopeless
Grandparents go back to school
4-H summer daycamps wrap up at county fair
Fish decoys on exhibit at Evansville Art Center
Fall Adult Basic Education classes begin August 26
Engaged - Wall and Moore
Getting to know the pelican
DNR announces fall duck, goose seasons
Fishing report: Anglers waiting through tough August bite
Bit by the bass bug
Kids tackle a tournament
Roman Koep, 72
Margaret Cioffi, 91
Funeral - David Olson, 77
Funeral - Patrick Darrington, 81
Laverne McCall, 58
Thank you for the support
Utilities need time to comply with EPA regulations
In the Know: Remember those who help local causes when you shop
Observations from the archives, 1964: Safecrackers hit Millerville Liquor Store
Echo Press Editorial: The tragic consequences of trying meth
Douglas County Extension assists community garden
Farmers Union potluck hosted at Jensen home
Ag innovation was topic of meeting
When are my melons ready to pick?
Roers family honored as 2014 Farm Family of the Year
Community day of fun held at Knute Nelson
Charter to switch to all-digital network
Douglas Scientific and LGC team up
Dr. Shan Flatt joins Alexandria Clinic
Lakes Area News now delivers local TV weather
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
May 17, 2013
Blues guitarist Kelly Richey to rock at Forada Bar and Grill
Kelly Richey, a master blues guitarist, will perform with her band on Friday, May 31 at 8 p.m. at the Forada Bar and Grill. A native of Lexington,...
May 17, 2013 - 12:00am
February 1, 2013
Soul blues singer Rawls makes return
Johnny Rawls, the Mississippi Soul Blues Man, will return to the Forada Bar and Grill on Saturday, February 2 from 8 p.m. to midnight. Rawls is a recording artist with 40 years' experience in the industry. He has played with some of the biggest legends in the business, like ZZ Hill,...
February 1, 2013 - 12:00am
December 7, 2012
Soul blues singer returns to Alexandria
Johnny Rawls, a Mississippi soul blues man, will return to the Forada Bar and Grill in Alexandria on Thursday, December 13 from 8 p.m. to midnight. Rawls is a world-renowned recording artist with 40 years' experience in the industry. He has played with some of the biggest legends...
December 7, 2012 - 12:00am
September 28, 2012
Professional blues band to perform at the Phoenix
Reverend Raven and the Chain Smokin' Altar Boys, a professional Chicago-style blues band out of Milwaukee, is coming to the Phoenix in Alexandria on October 11 from 7 to 11 p.m. Doors open at 5:30 p.m.
September 28, 2012 - 12:00am
June 22, 2012
Folk 'n' Blues to perform Friday
Adam Hammer and Dave Cofell of Folk 'n' Blues will perform at Sixth Avenue Wine and Ale in Alexandria on June 22 at 7 p.m. for their Minnesota summer tour. At the end of March, Hammer and Cofell each released new solo CDs - "Broken Like You" and "No Substitute (For You)" respectively...
June 22, 2012 - 12:00am
September 24, 2011
Blues, brews and nature views headline Legacy Weekend in Fergus Falls
Fergus Falls will showcase blues music, a brewer's festival and nature photography classes during its Legacy Weekend October 13-15. The Convention and Visitors Bureau invites visitors to experience some or all of these activities - plus others - as the community recognizes the positive...
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September 24, 2011 - 11:47am
July 23, 2010
Philadelphia's blues-soul artist Deb Callahan makes debut appearance in Forada
Philadelphia's blues and soul drenched vocalist and songwriter will be making her debut appearance at the Forada Bar and Grill next week. Deb...
July 23, 2010 - 12:00am
August 28, 2009
Maritime Museum annual fundraiser set for tonight
The Minnesota Lakes Maritime Museum is proud to announce its annual "Boats, Blues and BBQ" festival. The end of the summer celebration and fundraiser will take place Friday, August 28 from 6 to 11 p.m. on the museum campus. The public is invited for an enjoyable evening with good...
August 28, 2009 - 12:00am
August 21, 2009
Blues man Dan Mahar to perform at Sixth Avenue Wine and Ale
Dan Mahar grew up in Chicago in the 1960s listening to what he called "good music" on the radio. He loved the sounds of The Beetles, Rolling Stones, Jimi Hendrix, Eric Clapton, Jimmy Page with Led Zepplin and "Motown stuff." Mahar, who now lives in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, will...
August 21, 2009 - 12:00am
August 22, 2008
Boats, Blues & BBQ
The Minnesota Lakes Maritime Museum (MLMM) is hosting its second annual fundraiser and community celebration - "Boats, Blues and BBQ." The event will take place Friday, August 29 from 6 to 11 p.m. at the MLMM, 205 3rd Avenue West. Organizers encourage the public to attend this event,...
August 22, 2008 - 12:00am