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Stop by the STEAM Expo at AAHS, through 8 p.m. Thursday
UPDATE: One still hospitalized after crash near Millerville (w/video)
Trumpeting a comeback
Law enforcement blotter: March 25, 2015
Looking for a $1 million winner
Alex players named to Rising Stars Showcase
Ashby boys hand out season awards
Osakis softball returns experience
Osakis boys golf has young nucleus
Little Knights wrestling send 10 to state
Everyday Gourmet: Sweet treats to share (or not!)
Three Cardinal teams move on to Region 4 Knowledge Bowl meet
Students named to state honor band
Zion School gala to feature live, silent auctions
Ask a Trooper: Can dealers be cited for illegally tinted windows?
Engaged - Wesen and Sczepanski
Engaged - Hoeper - Erickson
Engaged - Carlson and Auran
Engaged - Lee and Mairs
Births - Douglas County Hospital through March 16
Five generations of carvers
Wildlife of Douglas County: Northern shrike
Rudy Zwieg Decoy Show packs the RCC
Nohre talks state of local deer herd
A knack for carving
Memorial Service - Patricia Rupert, 66
Memorial Service - Verlyn Phipps, 85
Funeral - Maycel Clark, 89
Memorial Service - George Joslyn, 65
Funeral - Thomas Muzik Jr., 79
Echo Press Editorial: Addicted to gambling? Here’s hope
Observations from the archives, 2005: Gas price $2.09/gallon at all-time high
In the Know: Airport Industrial Park is a local gem
Rerouting trains is not the answer
Bill would not fund program
Funding expanded for ag programs
Family farms: backbone of agriculture
Demand high for wetlands program
There are benefits to ‘growing up’
Spring issues topic of meeting in Glenwood
GRAIFA bands together for Someplace Safe
It’s official: Hubbard acquires 16 radio stations from Omni
Anderson’s on Broadway/Alexandria Cremation holds open house
Bamboo Babies for moms, families opens
New shop, new name, new Harley
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
Christmas in the Fort
November 21, 2014
Christmas comes back to the Fort
Just in time to bring out the spirit of the season, Christmas in the Fort will be held Friday, November 28 at Fort Alexandria. The community is invited to attend and encouraged to dress warmly. Popcorn, cider and gingerbread cookies will be served. The Runestone Museum gift shop...
life / events
November 21, 2014 - 12:00am
November 22, 2013
Let the spirit of the season begin
with Christmas in the Fort!
life / events
November 22, 2013 - 9:27am
November 26, 2010
Alexandria's new decorations to shine tonight
New Christmas tree decorations are spanning five intersections in downtown Alexandria and they'll start glowing tonight. The annual lighting ceremony is part of the Runestone Museum's "Christmas in the Fort" that's set for today, Friday, November 26. At 3:30 p.m., Santa and Mrs....
November 26, 2010 - 11:40am
November 25, 2010
A new twinkle to the lights
Oh Christmas tree, oh Christmas tree, thy leaves are so unchanging. Except this year. New Christmas tree decorations are spanning the five intersections in downtown Alexandria this year. Alexandria Light and Power (ALP) dug into its budget to purchase the decorations. They'll replace...
November 25, 2010 - 12:00am
November 23, 2010
Christmas will come to life in Alexandria Friday
Ready or not, the Christmas season is starting in Alexandria this week. Crews from Alexandria Light and Power and the city street department are putting up the Christmas decorations. A ceremony to light them will take place Friday, November 26 as part of the "Christmas in the Fort"...
November 23, 2010 - 12:00am
October 29, 2010
City agrees to block 2nd Avenue for 'Christmas in the Fort'
An annual holiday tradition in Alexandria received the city council's blessing Monday night. The council approved a request from the Runestone Museum to temporarily block 2nd Avenue for the "Christmas in the Fort" celebration on Friday, November 26. The event, a kick-off to the...
October 29, 2010 - 12:00am
December 2, 2009
Christmas comes to life
Chris Nathan of Brooklyn Park, who was visiting relatives in the Alexandria area, took pictures of his two daughters, Britta (left) and Emily, with Santa and Mrs. Claus at the Runestone Museum's annual Christmas in the Fort, which took place last Friday. The Nathans were among the...
December 2, 2009 - 12:05am
November 26, 2009
Stage is set for Christmas in the Fort today
The stage is set for another festive holiday season in Alexandria. Crews from Alexandria Light and Power and the city street department put...
November 26, 2009 - 12:05am
November 20, 2009
Spirit of the season to begin at annual Christmas in the Fort
There may not be any snow on the ground yet, but it's time to start thinking about the holidays. Christmas in the Fort, which includes the annual...
November 20, 2009 - 12:00am