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So you think you can dance? It may not be legal under current city ordinance
As storms roll in, so does help for cleaning up
Architect discusses B-E design costs
'She could feel her foot in its mouth': Minn. girl bitten 25 times in lake, possibly by muskie
Family OK after Jeep goes airborne near Evansville
The pitch for horseshoes
Storhaug locks up first triathlon win in Clearwater
Legion Baseball: Alex tops Fergus in substate opener
Flesner cards hole in one at Nordic Trails
Viking Speedway: Meyers take three out of top four in late models
At Douglas County Library: Fun socks, Legos and oh yeah, books!
Tickets available for 25th chamber music festival
Lakes museum plans events for book lovers
New dates for weight-loss surgery support group
Looking for Mrs. Douglas County
Engaged - Friedrichs and Werk
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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
Joy L. McWhorter
Jean A. Johnson
Stella Mae Altnow
Robert O. Hubbard
Marilyn Martha Weedman
Letter: State's budget process is concerning
Commentary: Look at the big picture for B-E
Echo Press Editorial: Beware of storm-damage rebate offers
In The Know: The true side of volunteering
Observations from the Archives: 2007: New land for a new high school
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
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
National Elks leaders visit Alexandria
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On The Street
Cherry Street Books
July 20, 2017
Author Faith Sullivan to sign books in Alexandria
Cherry Street Books in Alexandria will host a book signing by popular Minnesota author, Faith Sullivan, on Saturday July 22 from 1 to 3 p.m. in the store.
July 20, 2017 - 8:13am
July 7, 2017
Author to sign work at Cherry Street Books
Cherry Street Books will host Minnesota mystery writer Midge Bubany for a book signing on Saturday, July 8, from 12:30-2 p.m. Her new novel, "Love 'em or Leave 'em Dead," features detective Cal Sheehan and a complicated case involving the murder of a popular talk radio program host....
July 7, 2017 - 5:57am
April 28, 2017
Alexandria's Beth Hill publishes first novel
Alexandria native Beth Hill has added her name to the list of published authors with the release of her first novel, "A Letter, an Ex and Opal,"...
April 28, 2017 - 6:05am
November 9, 2016
Donate books to children through Project Bookshelf
New books are a welcome gift at Christmastime. Project Bookshelf gathers new books for children ages preschool through high school for distribution with the Jingle Bells Foundation's annual Christmas baskets in December. The program serves families across Central Minnesota and is...
November 9, 2016 - 9:00am
October 26, 2016
Anishinaabe-Ojibwe storyteller to present at EAC
Anne Dunn, Anishinaabe-Ojibwe storyteller, will be at the Evansville Art Center on Friday, Oct. 28, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. reading and telling...
October 26, 2016 - 9:00am
October 9, 2013
Author of runestone fantasy adventure to sign books
Cherry Street Books, 503 Broadway in downtown Alexandria, will host author Jerry Yost for a book signing on Friday, October 11 from 2 to 4 p.m. Yost has always had an interest in carved relics like the Kensington Runestone and has now written the first book of a planned trilogy...
October 9, 2013 - 12:25am
May 4, 2012
Cherry Street Books to host poetry reading Saturday
Cherry Street Books, in cooperation with the Lakes Area Theatre Writers Group, will host five regional authors for a Poetry and Short Prose Reading Event on Saturday, May 5 in the store beginning at 4 p.m. Featured writers will be Luke Anderson of Battle Lake, Paul Gremmels of Glenwood,...
May 4, 2012 - 12:00am
April 13, 2012
Half a million free books to be given away
Volunteer book lovers in 5,000 communities across America, including Alexandria, will give away half a million free books on - April 23 (the birthday of William Shakespeare). The efforts are part of World Book Night U.S., an ambitious campaign to give away free, specially printed...
April 13, 2012 - 12:00am
March 28, 2012
World Book Night: Spreading the love of reading, person to person
When Kathleen from Cherry Street Books shared information with me about World Book Night in January of this year, I was immediately excited! What could be better than receiving 20 new books free to distribute to adult and young adult readers who do not have easy access to books...
March 28, 2012 - 12:00am
August 20, 2010
Authors to visit Cherry Street Books
Cherry Street Books is pleased to announce the following author visits and book signings: Saturday, August 21, the book store will enjoy a return visit from author/illustrator Don Houseman. His second children's book, Harvey and His Friends' Great Fishing Adventure, will be featured...
August 20, 2010 - 12:00am
June 19, 2009
Author of Spruce Hill book to be at Cherry Street Books
In cooperation with the Douglas County Historical Society, Cherry Street Books in Alexandria will host a book signing on Saturday, June 20 from 2 to 3 p.m. Author Mildred Anderson Dahl will be signing her book, Spruce Hill Remembered. Anderson was a young girl in the 1930s when...
June 19, 2009 - 12:00am