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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
National Day of Prayer observed
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
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
hires and promotions
On The Street
August 16, 2013
Hinkemeyer, Carlson enter Viking Speedway HOF
One could label Jeff Hinkemeyer of St. Cloud the dominator and Tom Carlson of Alexandria the investigator, as both have been longtime members...
August 16, 2013 - 12:00am
October 26, 2012
Carlson helps send St. Olaf to Nationals
Former Cardinal and current St. Olaf women's golfer Maxine Carlson helped the Oles capture the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (MIAC) championship for the second straight season earlier this month. St. Olaf capped off the three-day tournament by shooting a 322 on October...
October 26, 2012 - 12:00am
June 17, 2011
State Class AAA girls' golf: Alexandria's Carlson eighth at state
It was a good way to end a high school career as Alexandria senior Maxine Carlson finished tied for eighth with a two-day total 159 at the State...
June 17, 2011 - 12:00am
June 8, 2011
Alex girls' golf: Cards second, Carlson advances to state
Alexandria senior Maxine Carlson will represent the Cardinal girls' golf team at the State Class AAA meet next week after her third place finish in the Section 8AAA competition at Long Prairie Thursday and Friday. Carlson's 174 was just three shots behind medalist Lexi Bollant of...
June 8, 2011 - 12:00am
January 28, 2011
Carlson shoots for Nationals
Alexandria snowboarder Cody Carlson has positioned himself to make a run at nationals after putting together two days of solid runs at a qualifying...
January 28, 2011 - 12:00am
July 14, 2010
Commentary - A story about the wise old man I should have listened to
About three years ago, I was golfing in a tournament at Geneva Golf Club. It was a hot day and I remember this older gentleman at the number-eight tee box. I can't remember his name, but I will never forget him. He was putting on some sunscreen and offered it to me. He was very insistent...
July 14, 2010 - 12:00am
June 23, 2010
It's third time turkey farm has been hit by tornado
The third time was definitely not the charm for Terry and Janet Carlson of Parkers Prairie. The tornado that ripped through parts of Douglas...
June 23, 2010 - 12:00am
A heckuva halibut
Most experienced fishermen have an infamous "big fish" story or two - blurring the line between fact and fiction. But in the case of Phil Carlson...
June 23, 2010 - 12:00am
July 22, 2009
Discipleship training strengthens faith
When Katie Carlson went overseas, she came home with a stronger faith. A 2006 graduate of Jefferson High School in Alexandria, Carlson recently...
July 22, 2009 - 12:00am
June 12, 2009
Dale, Carlson win national qualifier
Cardinal seniors from this past year Sam Dale and Ari Carlson both helped lead their Mizuno Minnesota Junior Olympic volleyball team to a pair...
June 12, 2009 - 12:00am
April 17, 2009
Emelia Carlson received a surprise visit from her dad, Christian Carlson, whom she hadn't seen since last August, while she was in class at Lincoln...
April 17, 2009 - 12:00am
March 11, 2009
Children's book author to visit elementary students
Children's book author and illustrator Nancy Carlson will visit area elementary students in March. She will visit District 206 K-3rd grade classrooms March 17-19, and will speak at a Community Night event on March 17 from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Discovery Middle School. The visit was...
March 11, 2009 - 12:00am
September 4, 2008
Holly Augusta Carlson
Holly Augusta Carlson, age 85 of Port Wing, Wis. died Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2008 at Northern Lights Health Care Center in Washburn, Wis. after a courageous two year battle with cancer. She was born March 16, 1923 in Scandia the daughter of Robert & Sorophia (Nordstrom) Swenson. She...
September 4, 2008 - 12:00am