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Council considers ban on e-cigarettes
Douglas County offers free water checks
'Everything was a mess:' Kensington turkey farm cleaning up after storm
Be prepared: Marching bands are coming
Raising sheep for a cure to Huntington's disease
Girls Basketball: Lange completes the climb to varsity
Boys Basketball: Hintermeister set for head coaching job
Hundreds gather at Fireman's Field for celebration night in Carlos
Alexandria trap team sends squad to state
Legion Baseball: Post 188 tops Osakis at home
'Martin Luther' visits Alexandria church camp
Expanding Outreach: Food Shelf celebrates expansion
Schjei Country to perform at West Moe Church
Alexandria actors play key roles in Barrett play
Sweetland runs this week at Theatre L'Homme Dieu
Engaged - Strater and Lambert
Engaged - Bruzik and Johnson
Engaged - Fogelson and Gibbons
Engaged - Teichert and Kelly
Engaged - Schmidt and Murray
Courrier lands nice bass
Big fish highlight third Douglas County Bowfishing Challenge
Mike Frisch: Finding June walleyes
Walleye bite picks up on some area lakes
Osakis walleye tourney set for this weekend
Mary Anna Louise Swenson
Gary Kermit Backlund
Lee Edward Hutchins
Orville Arnold Botner
It's Our Turn: A life without my mom
Commentary: Water wells are safe
Editorial: Newspapers still top choice for news
In the Know: Help available for businesses
Observations from the Archives: 1992: Eurasian milfoil appears in Lake Oscar
4-H announces K-3 summer camps
Master gardener shares cold-hardy plant information
Many options for shade plants
Extension service helps with pressure canning
What's going on with the evergreens??
A race to get people in the door of downtown businesses
Chamber holds 26th annual golf tournament
Tolkkinen joins Echo Press staff
JCI Minnesota looking for outstanding young Minnesotans
Lake Carlos Marina under new ownership
hires and promotions
On The Street
March 24, 2017
Boy Scouts to conduct 29th annual Scouting for Food drive
The Northern Lights Council, Boy Scouts of America, will go door to door and conduct a food drive for the community on Saturday, March 25 in Alexandria in selected areas north of Third Avenue and east of McKay, as well as in Osakis and Miltona. Some of the Scouts distributed door...
March 24, 2017 - 9:00am
May 27, 2016
Boy Scouts clean up landscaping at First Lutheran
Boy Scout Troop 412, along with friends and family of Evan Schroeder, worked for six hours on Saturday to complete Schroeder's Eagle Scout Service...
May 27, 2016 - 12:00am
May 13, 2016
LETTER: Vigilance needed to protect children
To the editor: As you send your young boys off to Scouting camp this summer, be vigilant. There have been several stories in the news about sex abuse allegations in the Boy Scouts, especially in Minnesota. Currently, there are at least 16 lawsuits pending against the Minnesota Boy...
May 13, 2016 - 12:00am
April 16, 2016
Scouts improve playground at Zion Lutheran School
A flurry of activity took place at Zion Lutheran School's playground in Alexandria today, Saturday. But it wasn't children playing. It was part...
April 16, 2016 - 3:21pm
Scouting for Food Drive set for March 19
Area Scouts of The Northern Lights Council, Boy Scouts of America, will go door to door and conduct a "good turn" for the community on Saturday, March 19. Some of the Scouts distributed Scouting for Food door hangers on March 12 and will return to their same area and collect the donated...
March 16, 2016 - 12:00am
September 2, 2015
Local Boy Scouts, plumbers work together
Joe Kastner of Parkers Prairie Boy Scout Troop 472 completed part of his Eagle Scout requirement on August 22 by coordinating the first tri-annual...
September 2, 2015 - 12:00am
May 6, 2015
Expo to share all about scouting
Alexandria Area Cub Scout Packs and Boy Scout Troops invite the public, especially parents with boys in grades K-8, to the Scouting Expo on Thursday, May 7 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Viking Plaza in Alexandria. Attendees will be able to see a Pinewood Derby track in action, as...
May 6, 2015 - 12:00am
March 4, 2015
Two local Scouts earn Eagle award
Whiting, Smith achieve highest scouting award
March 4, 2015 - 12:00am
March 14, 2014
Local Boy Scouts to ‘scout’ for food donations
Area Boy Scouts will go door-to-door to conduct the 26th annual Scouting for Food Drive. They will distribute door hangers starting Saturday, March 15 and will return to collect donated food on Saturday, March 22. The food drive is a community stewardship project aimed at addressing...
March 14, 2014 - 12:00am
April 4, 2012
Jesse Hacker among Scouts who visit state Capitol on March 19
Jesse Hacker, an Eagle Scout from Alexandria, accompanied by 12 youth members representing all seven councils serving Minnesota, shared statewide...
April 4, 2012 - 12:00am
Brand earns rank of Eagle Scout
Spencer Brand, son of Jeff and Bonnie Brand of Alexandria, was awarded the rank of Eagle Scout at a Court of Honor Sunday, March 18. He is a member of the Alexandria Boy Scout Troop 412 sponsored by Calvary Lutheran Church. For Brand's service project, he stained the decks at Knute...
April 4, 2012 - 12:00am
November 6, 2009
Boy Scouts to celebrate 100 years of nurturing boys
The Boy Scouts will celebrate their 100th anniversary in 2010, which raises the question: How can an organization exist that long and still serve...
November 6, 2009 - 12:00am
August 28, 2009
Osakis Fire Department completes dry fire hydrant project
As the final step in completion of a dry hydrant on Lake Osakis, a sign was installed last week to inform the public about the project and the...
August 28, 2009 - 12:00am