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Meet the new Pet of the Week: Harry (w/video)
Update: Six injured in multi-vehicle pile-ups near Brandon
Two from Garfield hurt in crash
Celebrating butter in Millerville
For the record
Legion Baseball: Alex season ends with loss to Bemidji
Snowmen run over Bismarck into semis
Legion Baseball: Alexandria falls to Moorhead, survives through Saturday
Legion Baseball: Rain delays Alex-Moorhead game until Saturday morning
Junior Legion: Blacks win District 9 title
Loose Change to deliver free concert
Alexandria chaplain serves those in military service
VFW Auxiliary to host salad luncheon
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
At Douglas County Library: Fun socks, Legos and oh yeah, books!
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
Charles S. "Chuck" Harris
Clifford W. Wunderlich
Lois Elaine Lindberg
Joy L. McWhorter
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
Commentary: Look at the big picture for B-E
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
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
New wedding venue opens in Alexandria
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On The Street
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