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UPDATE: Last of 9 prisoners who escaped in state van caught on Minneapolis bridge
UPDATE: Dayton to decide whether to OK spending plan by Tuesday
Composting among new director's priorities
Done Trash Talking: Olmscheid retiring from solid waste
Power outage planned for north Alexandria
Eagles Horseshoe League Standings
Trap Shooting: Perfect score from Brezina leads Alexandria shooters
Track and Field: Minnewaska, WCA battle in subsections
Baseball: Merritt tosses complete game in starting pitching debut
Track and field: A-B-E sends eight to sections
Guitarist performs for First Friday in Evansville
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
Runestone, Legacy of the Lakes museums unveil new exhibits
At Ole Oppe Fest, Big Ole will meet new family member
Have questions? The library has answers
Engaged - Bruzik and Johnson
Engaged - Teichert and Kelly
Engaged - Schmidt and Murray
Engaged - Harstad and Engebretson
Wedding - Von Bank and Hoelscher
Morken: Becoming a better bow hunter
Nice bass for Maeyaert
Fee increases added to final environment bill
Morken: Still time to fill that tag as toms continue to sound off
Minnesota opener: Slow going on Reno Saturday morning
Kathleen Rose Kaar
Dennis Douglas Pearson
Richard "Dick" H. Hodgson
Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down: Views by the Echo Press
Guest editorial: Take a bigger view of what's underwater
Observations from the Archives: 1967: Hardware Hank's is Official Barbie Trade-In Headquarters
Commentary: Reforms protect your water and your wallet
Letter: Pray for persecuted Christians
4-H trains youth as camp counselors
4-H'ers take the stage
Master gardeners plant sale coming up
Crabgrass prevention in your home lawn
Gardening Brown Bag series offered
Winery, brewery and distillery hope customers come crawling
Groundbreaking next week on mental health facility
On the Street
New Aagard program provides tool cabinets for employees
Chamber introduces new networking event
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On The Street
June 13, 2012
4-H summer day camps scheduled
This year, four 4-H day camps are scheduled for kids who have completed grades K-4. * June 27: Animal Crackers - Alexandria City Park. Learn about different animals with scales, wings and everything in between. * July 18: Critters and Bugs - Lake Osagi Park, Osakis. Learn about...
June 13, 2012 - 12:00am
May 2, 2012
Registrations open for children's theater camp
Registrations are open for the 26th annual Prairie Fire Children's Theatre Day Camp in Barrett. This year's production, Aladdin and his Magic Lamp, has roles for 80 young people. Camp will be held Monday through Thursday, August 6 to 9 from noon to 5 p.m. Performances are Friday...
May 2, 2012 - 12:00am
October 7, 2011
Students with visual impairments learn 'SurvEYEvor' skills at camp
"SurvEYEvor" was the theme of a camp for students with visual impairments held at Luther Crest Bible Camp near Alexandria September 29-30. The...
October 7, 2011 - 12:00am
October 1, 2011
Camp Emily in Fergus Falls helps children cope with death
FERGUS FALLS, MN - Though her life was very brief, little Emily Johnson's legacy has gone on to touch scores of people, many of them also children. This year marks the fifth anniversary of Camp Emily, a day camp developed through the bereavement program of Lakeland Hospice, especially...
October 1, 2011 - 9:04am
May 31, 2011
Carlos Cougars to host baseball clinic Saturday
The Carlos Cougars baseball team will host a free youth baseball clinic at Fireman's Field in Carlos on Saturday, June 4. The clinic will start at 2 p.m. and is available to any young baseball player who would like to attend. Those who attend are only required to bring their glove....
May 31, 2011 - 10:57am
July 9, 2010
Area youth 'Hang Ten in 2010' at recent 4-H camp
More than 100 3rd-6th graders from 12 counties attended the annual 4-H camp. This year's theme was "Hang Ten in 2010." Activities included rock...
July 9, 2010 - 12:00am
July 4, 2010
Parents can get tax credit for sending kids to day camp
ST. PAUL - Many working parents need to arrange for care for their children when school is out. A popular solution - with a tax benefit - is a day camp program. The Internal Revenue Service reminds parents that the cost of day camp may be a qualifying expense for the Child and...
July 4, 2010 - 2:27pm
June 23, 2010
Osakis girls' basketball camp brings in players from grades 3-6
Pat Kalpin and many members of the Osakis girls' basketball team recently helped out the future of the Silverstreaks' program by putting on the Osakis girls' basketball camp from June 7-10 for students who just completed grades 3-6. Alyssa Timmerman, Calista Sadlemyer, Hannah Bailey,...
June 23, 2010 - 12:00am
June 16, 2010
Quilting camp offered to youth
A "Quilt Quest 3 Camp" will offer young people a chance to explore the wonderful world of quilting by making their very own quilt. This camp is open to all youth in grades 5 and up. Participants will complete a quilt approximately 78-inches by 90-inches. Each participant will select...
June 16, 2010 - 12:00am
April 17, 2010
Give early-season camping a try
SUPERIOR, Wis. -- It was a dark and quiet night. A really quiet night. A little travel trailer and one small tent were the only camping units occupying any of the 62 campsites at Pattison State Park south of Superior on a recent night. The next night was just as lonely. Most people...
April 17, 2010 - 9:00am
August 19, 2009
WesMin transfers ownership of Smokey Timbers
WesMin Resource Conservation and Development (RC&D) Council has transferred ownership of Smokey Timbers Camp to a newly formed nonprofit, Smokey...
August 19, 2009 - 12:00am
June 26, 2009
Lake Geneva Christian Center presents 'Family Camp'
Since 1927 it has been a tradition for Lake Geneva Christian Center to host "Family Camp" and this year is no exception. From Friday, June 26 through Sunday, July 6, the public is invited to join in the fun. There are many different activities and services for families to enjoy,...
June 26, 2009 - 12:00am
May 22, 2009
Teather day camp open to area youth
Registrations are being accepted for the 23rd annual Prairie Fire Children's Theatre day camp. Participants can join a professional staff as they cast and produce the musical adaptation of Sleeping Beauty. The camp will be held Wednesday through Friday, July 29-31 and Monday through...
May 22, 2009 - 12:00am
May 14, 2009
Sign-up now for Perham's Annual Summer Gymnastics Camp
The Lakes Area Gymnastics Academy will be hosting their Summer 2009 Gymnastics Camp July 28-31 in Hauer Gymnasium at Perham High School. Camp Director Charlie Fleck, the head coach of the six-time defending Class A State Champs, will be assisted at the camp by Heidi Fleck, head coach...
May 14, 2009 - 12:37pm
May 13, 2009
Day camps set for area youth
Lutheran Island Camp, located on a 67-acre island in the middle of East Battle Lake near Henning, will offer five weeks of day camp this summer for youth ages 5-12, from several communities in the region. The day camps will be held June 8-12, June 15-19, July 6-10, July 20-24, and...
May 13, 2009 - 12:00am