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UPDATE: Le Homme Dieu drowning victim identified
Still time to attend Vikingland Builder's Association Home Tour this weekend
Don't get ripped off at State Fair
Minnesota wolf population stable
Viking Speedway: Thoennes holds off Zach Johnson as curfew ends things early
Volleyball: Osakis goes 2-2 at Albany Tournament
Sports schedule for Saturday, August 27
Girls tennis: Osakis ties for seventh at Delano tourney
Girls soccer: Tie tests Alex to begin season
Underwater Art: Decoys on display in Evansville
Robby Vee finishes out summer concert series
Harper's Chord comes to Carlos Creek Winery
Alpha Course teaches basics of faith
Strive to be a foundation for others
Births - Aug. 26, 2016
Engaged - Hanson and Lund
Births - through Aug. 12, 2016
Engaged - Dokken-McFann and Gran
Births - Aug. 3-8, 2016
DNR to close Mille Lacs walleye season next month
Morken: What the numbers say about declining hunters and anglers
Stringer full of walleyes
Work begins on statewide deer management plan
A big bass for Beau
Carol J. Hansen
William 'Bill' Bretz
Brandon D. Randt
Clara "Clair" A. Gustafson
Bernard "Bernie" V. Dulski
COMMENTARY: What they're fighting over
COMMENTARY: Clean Power Plan will penalize Minnesota
IT'S OUR TURN: Recalling the dawn of the digital age; facing its challenges
EDITORIAL: Long wait for mental health care must be fixed
IN THE KNOW: Leadership Alexandria is unique blend with strong return
Producers should consider available assistance
Monarchs, roadsides and the law
A century of family and faith
Kensington represented in Princess Kay of the Milky Way
Kalpin family recognized as 2016 U of M Farm Family
MMFCU concludes 60 Days of Giving campaign
Community solar program shining for REA
Chamber Ambassadors visit three local businesses
Celeste Edenloff returns to Echo Press
Dew Drop Inn changes ownership
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
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
December 28, 2012
Guest minister Calvin Woods to host New Year's celebration at House of Prayer
The 2013 New Year's celebration at House of Prayer Church in Alexandria will take place January 5 and 6 with special guest minister Calvin Woods. The celebration will begin on Saturday at 5 p.m. with Woods leading the congregation in a time of praise, worship and prayer. On Sunday,...
December 28, 2012 - 12:00am
December 14, 2012
Choral celebration to take place at Zion Lutheran
The Choral Cantata will perform at Zion Lutheran Church, 300 Lake Street, Alexandria, on Sunday, December 16 at 8 and 10:30 a.m. The performance...
December 14, 2012 - 12:00am
December 5, 2012
4-H celebrates Awards Night
Douglas County 4-H held its annual 2011-12 awards night celebration on Saturday, November 10 at 6 p.m. at the Douglas County Public Works building in Alexandria. The evening began with dinner and a slide show, sharing interviews with 4-H alumni and members in partnership with the...
December 5, 2012 - 12:00am
October 26, 2012
Ecumen 'Lights of Honor' celebration set for Sunday, November 4
To mark Ecumen's 150-year history of nonprofit service, Ecumen Bethany Community will host a "Lights of Honor" celebration on Sunday, November 4 at 6:30 p.m. Dozens of paper and floating lanterns will be lighted in honor and memory of heroes and loved ones. Residents, friends, families...
October 26, 2012 - 12:00am