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Princess Kay of the Milky Way crowned
Douglas County Hospital gets 'blue ribbon' for vaccination effort
Speaker: Officers are 'not normal; you're special'
Law enforcement blotter: Tuesday, August 23
Almost 1,000 gather in memory of slain 5-year-old Watkins girl
Sports schedule for Thursday, August 25
99 holes to celebrate 99 years
Fun meets a potential future in stock cars for many young go-kart drivers
Tweaks for progress: Shifted backfield, young line highlight B-E football
Following its headline year: Christensen steps in for Minnewaska football
Put the fun back in parenting
Walk raises awareness of congenital heart defects
AAHS students, alumni kick off Project 1440
Discovery Middle School hosts orientations, open house
Cunninghams win wing sauce contest
Births - through Aug. 12, 2016
Engaged - Dokken-McFann and Gran
Births - Aug. 3-8, 2016
Engaged - Benning and Notch
Engaged - Butler and Joswiak
DNR to close Mille Lacs walleye season next month
Stringer full of walleyes
Morken: What the numbers say about declining hunters and anglers
Work begins on statewide deer management plan
A big bass for Beau
William 'Bill' Bretz
Clara "Clair" A. Gustafson
Bernard "Bernie" V. Dulski
Arland E. Hirman
Roy A. Johnson
IN THE KNOW: Leadership Alexandria is unique blend with strong return
LETTER: All are born in spiritual darkness
From the archives - 1966: Six boxes of contest butter to be auctioned off at county fair
EDITORIAL: Small towns can have big problems
LETTER: The same old arguments against Christianity
Producers should consider available assistance
Monarchs, roadsides and the law
A century of family and faith
Kensington represented in Princess Kay of the Milky Way
Kalpin family recognized as 2016 U of M Farm Family
Chamber Ambassadors visit three local businesses
Celeste Edenloff returns to Echo Press
Dew Drop Inn changes ownership
Beach named editor of Echo Press
New rules implemented for telemarketers
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
January 15, 2016
Local ATV club starts up
The Runestone Off-road ATV Riders (ROAR) is a new ATV club that is currently being set up in Douglas County. The club’s first official kickoff meeting will be held on Sunday, Jan. 17 at Alexandria VFW Post 936. Doors open at 2 p.m., and the meeting begins at 3 p.m. The meeting will...
January 15, 2016 - 12:00am
September 10, 2014
Embark on a Plein air painting adventure
There’s a new phenomenon sweeping the area: painting en plein air. The phrase, which is French for “painting in the open air,” gave Eileen...
September 10, 2014 - 12:00am
August 16, 2013
VIDEO: Rotarians, firefighters serve 2,657
The Alexandria Rotary Club and Alexandria Fire Department's Corn and Pork Chop Feed was a huge success Wednesday. Members served more than 3,200...
August 16, 2013 - 12:00am
August 9, 2013
Alex swim club members break 11 club records at state
Members of the Alexandria Swim Club broke 11 organization records and finished 13th as a team at the Long Course State Championship on Thursday,...
August 9, 2013 - 12:00am
July 26, 2013
Local curlers take home consolation title
A group of five Alexandria curlers proved to be right there with other teams from around the country as they took home the consolation title...
July 26, 2013 - 12:00am
Alexandria Swim Club results
SPRING INTO SUMMER A/B MEET GIRLS' 9-10 50 FREE - B DIVISION: 11. Ashtyn Molesworth 35.04. 100 FREE - A DIVISION: 14. McKenna Horan 1:13.35. B DIVISION: 5. Ashtyn Molesworth 1:16.50. 50 BACK - B DIVISION: 16. Ashtyn Molesworth 43.69. 100 BACK - A DIVISION: 6. McKenna Horan 1:19.59....
June 26, 2013 - 12:00am
June 21, 2013
Lakeside Dance Club celebrates 30 years
The Lakeside Dance Club (LDC), which dances at the Lakeside Ballroom in Glenwood, will celebrate the 30th anniversary of the founding of the club on Saturday, June 23. For the occasion, it will offer a rumba lesson at 3 p.m. Cake and coffee will be served. Myron Sommerfeld's Orchestra...
June 21, 2013 - 12:00am
May 29, 2013
Heatwave Club is first at solar regatta
Alexandria Discovery Middle School (DMS) students involved in the school's Heatwave Club took first place at the 21st annual Minnesota Renewable...
May 29, 2013 - 12:00am
May 24, 2013
Calendar - Support Groups and Club Meetings
Fri., May 24 Alexandria 8:30 a.m. Take Off Pounds Sensibly (TOPS) MN #775 at the Alexandria Senior Center; (320) 759-2175. 12:15 p.m. Al-Anon support group, 1604 Jefferson. 1 and 8:15 p.m. Alcoholics Anonymous, 1604 Jefferson. 6:30 p.m. Al-Anon support group, Ecumen Bethany Community. Sat.,...
May 24, 2013 - 12:00am
May 17, 2013
Alexandria Garden Club to host annual plant sale
The Alexandria Garden Club will host its annual plant sale on Saturday, May 18 from 8 a.m. to noon at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 722 6th Avenue East, Alexandria. The sale will include a large variety of annuals, perennials and vegetables. For more information, call Kathy Midtvedt...
May 17, 2013 - 12:00am
May 10, 2013
Calendar - Support Groups and Club Meetings
Fri., May 10 Alexandria 8:30 a.m. Take Off Pounds Sensibly (TOPS) MN #775 at the Alexandria Senior Center; (320) 759-2175. 12:15 p.m. Al-Anon support group, 1604 Jefferson. 1 and 8:15 p.m. Alcoholics Anonymous, 1604 Jefferson. 6:30 p.m. Al-Anon support group, Ecumen Bethany Community. Sat.,...
May 10, 2013 - 12:00am
May 1, 2013
Former Cardinal is Geneva head golf pro
Alexandria's Grant Hanson always knew the chances of becoming a head golf professional in his hometown were pretty slim, which is exactly why he's so grateful for this latest opportunity. Hanson was a standout golfer for the Alexandria Cardinals who went on to play four years at...
May 1, 2013 - 12:00am
April 5, 2013
AFSC sets spring performances at Runestone
The Alexandria Figure Skating Club will present "A Night at the Movies" on April 6 at 7 p.m. and April 7 at 1 p.m.
April 5, 2013 - 12:00am
March 22, 2013
Alexandria Swim Club: Entzi is statebound
Entzi is statebound Alexandria Swim Club member Lacey Entzi qualified for the Central Zone meet in Topeka, Kansas in August after placing ninth in the 50-yard backstroke at the Minnesota winter state meet last week. Entzi swam a time of 30.03 to advance.
March 22, 2013 - 12:00am
March 15, 2013
Alexandria Swim Club sends seven to state meet
The Alexandria Swim Club will be sending seven athletes to the age group state meet in Rochester March 21-24 after finishing well at the Minnesota Regional Championships (formerly the A-B finals). Attending the meet will be Brady Wolkow, boys 13-14 age group, 50 free; McKenna Horan,...
March 15, 2013 - 12:00am