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In the eye of Irma
Soft lockdown lifted at West Central Area Secondary School
Law Enforcement Blotter: Wednesday, September 20
UPDATE: Driver identified in fatal motorcycle crash on I-94
Gravel pit ‘would ruin this little town’ neighbors say
Sports schedule for Thursday, Sept. 21
Cross country: Chargers see progress in Melrose
Cross Country: WCA sets records and takes first in Melrose
Tennis: Lakers sweep Melrose, 7-0
Volleyball: Knights surrender to Frazee in three sets
Country Blossom Farm holds baking, eating contests
Community Education classes available
Events promote talking about suicide
Ecumen gives look at daytime senior care
New musicians invited to Open Mic Night
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
Betty Ruth Berry
Sharon L. Thoennes
Barbara J. Lee
Letter: Confederate statues promote division
Letter: No right way to protest
Echo Press Editorial: A wake-up call about drunk driving
In the Know: Armor - an unfortunate necessity
Observations from the Archives: 1992: Minnesotans pitch in after Hurricane Andrew hits
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
On The Street
Feds allow more time for comment on Internet access
Alexandria ReStore remains open, plans expansion
Glenwood resort receives Century Resort designation
Minnesota adds 7,700 jobs in July; unemployment rate unchanged
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Cherry Street Books
August 31, 2017
Cherry Street Books to present portrayal of Walt Whitman tonight
Cherry Street Books in Alexandria will offer a unique, free event at 7 p.m. tonight, Thursday, August 31.Leaves of Grass – Illuminated is a...
August 31, 2017 - 2:54pm
August 4, 2017
Three book signings coming up
Minnesota author Paul Sailer will be at Cherry Street Books on Saturday, Aug. 5, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. to sign copies of his non-fiction WW II books, "The Oranges are Sweet" and "I Had a Comrade." Cherry Street Books is at 503 Broadway St. in Alexandria. New York Mills author Elisa...
August 4, 2017 - 11:21am
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