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Law Enforcement Blotter: Thursday, April 27
'I can still see his face:' Man recalls Exercise Tiger, a tragic rehearsal for D-Day.
B-E pushing for August vote on school building
Gays, lesbians rally at Capitol; Alexandria event on May 4
Tanner's Team backing Moldens, other families facing serious illness
Snowmen look to round out roster for inaugural season
Local curling team records rare eight-ender
Sports schedule for Friday, April 28
Free pitch, hit and run competition in Alexandria Sunday
Sports schedule for Thursday, April 27
Story of 1900s seamstress to be performed at ATCC
Alexandria's Beth Hill publishes first novel
Ring of Kerry brings Irish influence to Central Square
Lakes Area Radio Theatre hosts two classic shows
Kensington Area Heritage Society announces Saturday event
Engaged - Schmidt and Murray
Engaged - Harstad and Engebretson
Wedding - Von Bank and Hoelscher
Wedding - Skudlarek and Oestreich
Births - March 31, 2017
Mike Frisch: Catch bigger fish
Morken: No better time than now for turkey hunting in Minnesota
Worth the drive: Wyoming produces on opening morning
Mike Frisch: Which jig is the right jig for walleyes?
A walk in the woods is always worth it
Robert Joseph Schlosser
Jarrin "Jerry" Stark
Observations from the Archives: 1967: Law enforcement course starts this fall
In the Know: Fueling the 'workforce engine'
Letter: Peterson's office: Big hat, no cattle
Echo Press editorial: Shed more light on unclaimed property
It's Our Turn: Is it just a game?
Robin Trott: Five steps to conserving water in your garden
Steve Frericks: Ask for help in tough times
Extension to offer low-tunnel strawberry workshop
Minnesota Farmers Union to host rural issues discussion
Agriculture going strong in Douglas County
Chamber introduces new networking event
ATCC Foundation holds scholarship recognition event
Carlos Creek Winery honored at Progress Minnesota event
Tech company sprouts from the ground up
A restaurant revival
hires and promotions
On The Street
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
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
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
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
January 4, 2012
'My Favorite Book' distributed
Through the My Favorite Book program, 6-year-olds in Alexandria received a book about positive character-building traits titled My Favorite ...
January 4, 2012 - 12:00am
October 21, 2011
Two Minnesota authors to sign books at Cherry Street Books in Alexandria Saturday
Cherry Street Books in Alexandria welcomes two Minnesota writers for book signings on Saturday, October 22 from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Danelle Helget, author of Lost and Found, is from Sauk Rapids.
October 21, 2011 - 12:00am
September 24, 2011
'Banned Book Read Out' in Morris encourages appreciation for diverse ideas
People rarely celebrate banned objects, words, or thoughts. Monday, September 26 will be one of those unique occasions. At the University of Minnesota, Morris Rodney A. Briggs Library, readings from banned and challenged books will begin in the McGinnis Room at 7 p.m. Briggs Library...
September 24, 2011 - 4:13pm
August 4, 2010
Published mystery makes dream come true
Renee Leighton saw the writing on the wall when she was a teenager. She knew that someday, she was going to write a book. It took years, but...
August 4, 2010 - 12:00am
April 9, 2010
Alexandria woman releases new book
Deborah Holt of Alexandria recently released a book, The Seven Sacraments and Life in the Trinity - A Love Story Between God and His People. The...
April 9, 2010 - 12:00am
March 13, 2010
The Murdered Family: New book by former UND professor tells story of a crime 90 years ago in rural N.D.
Probably everyone who grew up at Turtle Lake, N.D., has heard the story of the murdered family, an immigrant Germans-from-Russia farmer and his...
March 13, 2010 - 8:37am
October 7, 2009
AA book retreat scheduled
A retreat to discover insights from the Big Book of Alcoholics Anonymous will be held Friday through Sunday, October 9-11 at Mount Carmel on Lake Carlos. The retreat will be led by Paul F., a recovering alcoholic who has been teaching the "Big Book" for the past 20 years. The retreat...
October 7, 2009 - 12:00am
October 2, 2009
Forum to feature author of latest Runestone book
If your curiosity over the Kensington Runestone was heightened while watching The History Channel documentary, The Holy Grail in America, here's a chance to learn more. The Kensington Area Heritage Society has arranged a special forum and book signing about the Runestone on Saturday,...
October 2, 2009 - 12:00am
July 22, 2009
Library's used books sale moves to new location
The annual Friends of the Library used book sale is coming up soon, Thursday, August 6. The biggest news about the sale this year is the change of location. The book sale will be held at the National Guard Armory at 311 Broadway in downtown Alexandria. It is usually held in the gym...
July 22, 2009 - 12:00am
Parkers graduate writes book on aging parent issues
Former Parkers Prairie resident Ruth (Paulson) Weispfenning has co-written a book for those dealing with aging parent issues. A 1973 graduate from Parkers Prairie High School, Weispfenning attended Moorhead State University and graduated with a degree in social work in 1976.
May 22, 2009 - 12:00am