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16-year-old injured in hunting accident
Jury trial canceled in Minn. horse starvation case, plea hearing set
Running for a reason -- suicide awareness
AgweekTV: Finding Common Ground
Osakis, B-E gear up for Homecoming week
Football: Chargers hold on to hand Bears their first loss
Girls Tennis: Alexandria adds two wins for 12-7 record
Girls Soccer: Tigers hand Cards another CLC loss, 1-0
Sports schedule for Saturday, Sept. 23
Football: Panthers drop district game against Patriots
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Faith Events: Speaker coming to Osakis High
Don & Betty Kuelbs
Gary & Molly Buse
Gary & Molly Buse
DNR release: Optimistic about Saturday's duck opener
Posted, but done properly? Rules, prosecuting case can be complicated
Mike Frisch: Cover more water
A whirlwind of a win: Alexandria anglers take big payday in first pro tournament
DNR roadside survey: Pheasant index down 26 percent
Lorraine K. Porter
Michelle Kay "Ma Miller" Miller
Harold M. Olson
James "Jim" W. Anderson
Commentary: A dialogue on race and a Confederate flag
It's Our Turn: The importance of precise guesstimation
Letter: Who earned the right to sit during anthem?
Echo Press Editorial: Feds delay in health care hurts consumers
Letter: Don't put gravel pit in Forada
Dairy council seeks candidates
Tomato tasting at the library
What's wrong with my tomato plant?
There's still time to plant veggies
Haying and grazing OK on some Conservation Reserve land
Tastefully Simple confirms layoffs, opening up building space for tenants
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Feds allow more time for comment on Internet access
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Glenwood resort receives Century Resort designation
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Alexandria Public School elementary students 'cash in' on creativity
More than 150 Alexandria Public School students in grades 2-5 participated in the "Cash In" on Creative Thinking contest. Students were challenged...
March 24, 2017 - 10:00am
August 16, 2013
Minnesota Adult and Teen Challenge Choir to give three local performances
The Minnesota Adult and Teen Challenge Choir will give three concerts in Alexandria. They are free and open to the public. The first performance...
August 16, 2013 - 12:00am
February 9, 2013
Carlos native wins Ice Challenge
Chad Malvin of Carlos was the big winner at the Ice Fishing Challenge on Lake L'Homme Dieu on Saturday afternoon as his 3.91-pound northern stood the test of time. Malvin, 23-years-old, said he caught the fish about a minute after the tournament started. He didn't even have his line...
February 9, 2013 - 3:56pm
September 14, 2012
Bike race: A road less traveled
One hundred miles through strong winds on gravel roads was just the beginning of the challenges that awaited a group of 68 cyclists this past...
September 14, 2012 - 12:00am
May 9, 2012
Challenge in the air
Workers at Luther Crest Bible Camp wanted to create something on site that would be a draw to the Alexandria community as a whole. That's what...
May 9, 2012 - 12:00am
February 12, 2011
Anglers skunked at Alexandria's Ice Challenge
The committee for this year's Alexandria Ice Fishing Challenge decided to move the tournament to Lake Agnes for the first time with the hopes of catching bigger fish and adding some traffic to Alexandria downtown businesses. The latter of those two was accomplished but the bite on...
February 12, 2011 - 3:58pm
February 11, 2011
Ice Fishing Challenge moves to Lake Agnes Saturday
More than 3,000 people will gather on the ice of Lake Agnes in Alexandria Saturday, February 12, as the 11th annual ice fishing challenge gets under way. The event will take place from noon to 3 p.m. at its new venue; it was formerly held on Lake L'Homme Dieu. Agnes Boulevard NW...
February 11, 2011 - 12:00am
July 14, 2010
Racing: Crouse, Haben, Zieske victorious at Viking
Holloway driver Brian Haben topped a strong field of 38 WISSOTA Midwest Modifieds scoring the win during Governor's Ethanol Challenge action Tuesday night at Viking Speedway. Dustin Zieske picked up his second Viking Speedway win of the season in the WISSOTA Mod Four division while...
July 14, 2010 - 12:00am
June 9, 2010
Matching grant challenge under way for Prairie Event Center
A $250,000 challenge has been issued to pay off the debt-reduction on the Prairie Event Center. "Lloyd Paulson and the late Bev Paulson have given a challenge to the people of Parkers Prairie and the surrounding area - an opportunity that we should all take advantage of," said Gerry...
June 9, 2010 - 12:00am
February 15, 2010
Check out the results from the Ice Fishing Challenge
Here is a list of winners from the Ice Fishing Challenge, which took place Saturday on Lake L'Homme Dieu. A full list of winners and prizes can be found on the Ice Fishing Challenge website at www.icefishingchallenge.org. For photos and full story about the tournament, see the Wednesday,...
February 15, 2010 - 10:51am
April 24, 2009
Teen Challenge choir to perform at New Testament
A choir from the Central Minnesota Teen Challenge in Brainerd will present a concert at Living Waters Church in Alexandria on Sunday, April 26 at 9:30 a.m. Minnesota Teen Challenge is one of the largest faith-based residential drug and alcohol rehabilitation programs in the stat...
April 24, 2009 - 12:00am
April 11, 2009
Donations to YMCA will now be doubled
Donations to the Alexandria Area YMCA will be doubly important in the next few weeks. YMCA leaders reported Wednesday that several of its Legacy gift contributors have once again stepped up to the plate and are collectively offering a Challenge Match Gift Program for potential YMCA...
April 11, 2009 - 8:44am
March 6, 2009
Snowboarders face weather, competitors at Faction Challenge
More than 70 competitors from across Minnesota competed in the 6th annual Faction Challenge at Andes Tower Hills last Saturday, despite the frigid...
March 6, 2009 - 12:00am
February 20, 2009
The fish that won it all
The Echo Press has already printed a photo of the winner of this year's Ice Fishing Challenge, sponsored by the Alexandria Sertoma Club and Viking...
February 20, 2009 - 12:00am
February 11, 2009
3,000 anglers - 1 challenge
It was another successful year for the Ice Fishing Challenge, according to organizers. Mother Nature cooperated and so did the fish. Around...
February 11, 2009 - 12:00am