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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
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