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Douglas County Hospital gets 'blue ribbon' for vaccination effort
Speaker: Officers are 'not normal; you're special'
Law enforcement blotter: Tuesday, August 23
Almost 1,000 gather in memory of slain 5-year-old Watkins girl
New effort tries to draw more people into area
99 holes to celebrate 99 years
Fun meets a potential future in stock cars for many young go-kart drivers
Tweaks for progress: Shifted backfield, young line highlight B-E football
Following its headline year: Christensen steps in for Minnewaska football
WISSOTA racing returns to Douglas County Fair
Put the fun back in parenting
Walk raises awareness of congenital heart defects
AAHS students, alumni kick off Project 1440
Discovery Middle School hosts orientations, open house
Cunninghams win wing sauce contest
Births - through Aug. 12, 2016
Engaged - Dokken-McFann and Gran
Births - Aug. 3-8, 2016
Engaged - Benning and Notch
Engaged - Butler and Joswiak
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
Clara "Clair" A. Gustafson
Bernard "Bernie" V. Dulski
Arland E. Hirman
Roy A. Johnson
Gladys M. Hogan
IN THE KNOW: Leadership Alexandria is unique blend with strong return
LETTER: All are born in spiritual darkness
From the archives - 1966: Six boxes of contest butter to be auctioned off at county fair
EDITORIAL: Small towns can have big problems
LETTER: The same old arguments against Christianity
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
Chamber Ambassadors visit three local businesses
Celeste Edenloff returns to Echo Press
Dew Drop Inn changes ownership
Beach named editor of Echo Press
New rules implemented for telemarketers
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
July 15, 2016
College courses lead to published books
Studying at Alexandria Technical and Community College (ATCC) can lead to a world of possibilities in both vocations and hobbies. For Michael...
July 15, 2016 - 12:00am
August 7, 2015
Writing down a lifetime
It’s one thing to write down your own life story, but it’s another thing to write someone else’s. Douglas Jewson of Carlos knows exactly...
August 7, 2015 - 12:00am
November 13, 2013
Runestone is fake, says new book
Museum welcomes new research
November 13, 2013 - 8:42am
June 5, 2013
Hear the tales of a former lighthouse keeper
Mike Roberts, author of The Last Keeper at Split Rock, will share maritime stories on Wednesday, June 12 from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at Minnesota Lakes Maritime Museum, 205 3rd Avenue West, Alexandria. The cost is $13. Roberts will share of his experiences as the keeper of Split Rock Lighthouse,...
June 5, 2013 - 12:00am
May 29, 2013
Former Miltona resident writes book on world travel experiences
Dr. Clifford Becker, former resident of the Miltona area, recently published a book titled Conversations with a World Traveler in which he recalls 30 years of living and working abroad as a direct-hire university professor. The book tells of Becker's experiences in Tehran throughout...
May 29, 2013 - 12:00am
March 15, 2013
Library to host Grover book signing event
The Douglas County Library will host a book signing by Barb Grover of Alexandria, author of Alexandria, the newest addition to Arcadia Publishing's Images of America series. The event will be held Tuesday, March 19 at 4:30 p.m. at the library. The book contains more than 200 vintage...
March 15, 2013 - 12:00am
March 8, 2013
History of Alexandria explored in new book
Barb Grover, long-time Alexandria resident, has published a book about Alexandria's history, from its founding right up to present day. Alexandria,...
March 8, 2013 - 12:00am
March 1, 2013
Inner poet emerges
Although Julia Olson's poetic inspirations began as a child, she said they were "locked away in the depths of her mind until now and like spirits...
March 1, 2013 - 12:00am
December 6, 2012
'How Fargo of You' author to sign book in Alexandria Saturday
The author of "How Fargo of You," Marc DeCelle, will be at Cherry Street Books in Alexandria for a book signing on Saturday, December 8 from 1:30 to 3 p.m. After having lived all of his life in Florida, California and Arizona, a few years ago DeCelle moved to Fargo with his wife...
December 6, 2012 - 1:18pm
November 23, 2012
Touching lives with words
Linda Greseth of Alexandria has always dreamed of becoming a published author. That dream recently became reality, but not quite in the way she...
November 23, 2012 - 12:00am
June 27, 2012
Judging a book by its cover
Contrary to the old adage, Jessica Larum judges books by the cover - especially when they show her own work. When Alexandria author Gretchen...
June 27, 2012 - 12:00am
June 1, 2012
Former Echo Press reporter writes mystery novel
Former Alexandria resident and Echo Press reporter Joe Albert recently released a fiction novel called Two Shots. Set in Bemidji, Albert's...
June 1, 2012 - 12:00am
Evansville Art Center to host photography exhibit and children's author
The Evansville Art Center will host several events on Saturday, June 9. An artist's reception for photographers Sherry Wenger and Nicole Torgrimson will be held from 10 a.m. to noon. They will exhibit their photography during the month of June. Gallery hours are 6 to 8 p.m. on...
June 1, 2012 - 12:00am
May 4, 2012
Authors to discuss 450-year gap in history at museum
Robert G. Johnson and Janey Westin, co-authors of the book The Last Kings of Norse America - Runestone Keys To a Lost Empire, will speak at the...
May 4, 2012 - 12:00am
February 8, 2012
Library column: Community Read
There have been a few books that I've read in my life that have sent me to the copy machine or a note pad to record passages that really spoke to me - passages that I don't want to forget. One of the first was from John Steinbeck's Grapes of Wrath. This was required reading followed...
February 8, 2012 - 7:21am