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Law Enforcement Blotter: Friday, July 21 through Sunday, July 23
Officers on leave after shooting in Willmar, Minn.
Meet the new Pet of the Week: Harry (w/video)
Update: Six injured in multi-vehicle pile-ups near Brandon
Moorhead wins Substate 14 title over Bemidji
Viking Speedway: Zach Johnson moves from ninth to first in Modified feature
Legion Baseball: Alex season ends with loss to Bemidji
Snowmen run over Bismarck into semis
Legion Baseball: Alexandria falls to Moorhead, survives through Saturday
Loose Change to deliver free concert
Alexandria chaplain serves those in military service
VFW Auxiliary to host salad luncheon
Engaged - Friedrichs and Werk
Engaged - Batcher and Janssen
Engaged - Berglin and Kolden
Engaged - Gearman and Whiting
Wedding - Karthikeyan and Freborg
Should have got a bigger net: Eight-year old lands 50-incher on Miltona
Mike Frisch: Froggin' for big bass
Plenty of panfish for annual Senior Fishing Day
A booming bass bite: Local tournament circuit finds success on area lakes
Morken: Summer deer-hunting work will pay off in the fall
David "Dave" A. Dittberner
Charles S. "Chuck" Harris
Clifford W. Wunderlich
Commentary Sandcastles and trespassing on Lake Ida
It's Our Turn: Dare to do a random act of kindness
Letter: Welcome sign needs attention
Views by the Echo Press Editorial Board: Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down
Letter: State's budget process is concerning
Millerville gets hands-on with butter
Tractors to parade down 36 mile memory lane
Douglas County 4-H campers
Cattlemen invite public to July 11 get-together
4-H announces K-3 summer camps
Aagard expands to pull all workers into one building
A new place for ink opens in Alexandria
Author Faith Sullivan to sign books in Alexandria
Knute Nelson partners with Centrex Rehab, adds memory care unit
Glenwood State Bank joins top workplace list
hires and promotions
On The Street
June 15, 2017
Kensington kicks up its heels this weekend
A big celebration will take place in Kensington this weekend, June 16-18. Kensington Runestone Days will feature fun and games for children; lots of food; a pageant; street dances; fireworks; softball, bean bag and golf tournaments; crafts and vendors; water wars; bingo; car show;...
June 15, 2017 - 5:43pm
December 16, 2016
Wagon driver injured when horses spooked dies
WILLMAR, Minn. — Fred Zwart, the horse-drawn wagon driver injured in a Saturday crash during a Christmas light celebration in rural Willmar,...
December 16, 2016 - 9:15am
Christmas in the Fort ushers in holiday season
The Runestone Museum will present its annual Christmas in the Fort, featuring the Parade of Trees, on Friday, Nov. 25, and Saturday, Nov. 26, at Fort Alexandria. This holiday celebration is free and open to the public. Santa will make an appearance, and goodies and cider will be served....
November 16, 2016 - 10:00am
September 9, 2016
Get ready for Moonshine Madness
Get ready for a gangster good time in Osakis. This Saturday, Sept. 10 is the third annual Moonshine Madness. Residents and visitors are invited...
September 9, 2016 - 12:00am
July 27, 2016
Around the County: Millerville Butter Days
The Millerville Butter Days wouldn’t be complete without its pig races, parade or, of course, its annual butter carving contest. All these...
July 27, 2016 - 12:00am
A knockout Party in the Street
Alexandria area residents were in the mood for a party Friday. They turned out in droves for the Alexandria Downtown Merchants Association’s...
July 27, 2016 - 12:00am
July 22, 2016
'Party in the Street' takes place today
Are you ready to party? The Alexandria Downtown Merchants Association (ADMA) is hosting the third annual “Party in the Street” today, Friday,...
July 22, 2016 - 12:00am
July 1, 2016
Oscar Lake celebration to include lunch
Oscar Lake Lutheran Church of rural Farwell is seeking reservations for the noon meals to be served during its 150th anniversary celebration on Saturday, July 16 and Sunday, July 17. Saturday's events will include visits to the original cemetery, lunch and a 1:30 p.m. program. On...
July 1, 2016 - 12:00am
April 6, 2016
COMMENTARY: Join in the celebration of National Public Health Week
By Sandy Tubbs, PHN, Administrator, Horizon Public Health, Alexandria, MN All across the nation, during the week of April 4-10, 2016, state and local public health departments are being recognized for their role in bringing community partners together to create a healthier community...
April 6, 2016 - 12:00am
February 5, 2016
Annual Chamber celebration set for Feb. 11
The Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce will host its annual celebration on Thursday, Feb. 11 at the Broadway Ballroom in Alexandria. The event will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. and will include a business meeting, hors d’oeuvres and a cash bar, and casual business networking. The 2015 board...
February 5, 2016 - 12:00am
September 12, 2014
Moonshine Madness hits Osakis
Madness is coming to the town of Osakis…Moonshine Madness, that is. Everyone is invited to slip on a flapper dress or zoot suit and celebrate...
September 12, 2014 - 12:00am
September 4, 2014
Historical Solem Lutheran Church to hold Fall Festival September 14
The Historical Solem Lutheran Church in Kensington will hold its annual Fall Festival on Sunday, September 14 at 2 at the church. The public...
September 4, 2014 - 2:03pm
September 3, 2014
Out and About - around the county this week - Explosion Alexandria
A new Labor Day tradition was started this weekend, with the first-ever Explosion Alexandria! Part of the proceeds from the event will go to...
September 3, 2014 - 8:21am
August 13, 2014
Out and About - around the county this week - Garfield celebration
Good times were had by people of all ages in Garfield Saturday during the town’s annual summer celebration. The day’s activities included...
August 13, 2014 - 12:00am
February 15, 2013
Kensington to celebrate History with Eleanor Day
On Saturday, February 23 at noon, the Kensington Area Heritage Society (KAHS) will host its fifth annual History with Eleanor Day in Kensington's Community Center. This year's event commemorates the return of Kensington's depot to the village in June 2012.
February 15, 2013 - 12:00am