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Henning man dies after crash in Otter Tail County
History comes alive at Runestone Museum
One transported after minor injuries in crash near Miltona
Council considers ban on e-cigarettes
Douglas County offers free water checks
Legion Baseball: Morris shuts down Osakis offense
Girls Basketball: Lange completes the climb to varsity
Boys Basketball: Hintermeister set for head coaching job
Hundreds gather at Fireman's Field for celebration night in Carlos
Alexandria trap team sends squad to state
'Martin Luther' visits Alexandria church camp
Expanding Outreach: Food Shelf celebrates expansion
Schjei Country to perform at West Moe Church
Alexandria actors play key roles in Barrett play
Sweetland runs this week at Theatre L'Homme Dieu
Engaged - Strater and Lambert
Engaged - Bruzik and Johnson
Engaged - Fogelson and Gibbons
Engaged - Teichert and Kelly
Engaged - Schmidt and Murray
Courrier lands nice bass
Big fish highlight third Douglas County Bowfishing Challenge
Mike Frisch: Finding June walleyes
Walleye bite picks up on some area lakes
Osakis walleye tourney set for this weekend
Lorraine G. Van Santen
Mary Anna Louise Swenson
Gary Kermit Backlund
Lee Edward Hutchins
Orville Arnold Botner
THUMBS UP/THUMBS DOWN: Views by the Echo Press Editorial Board
It's Our Turn: A life without my mom
Commentary: Water wells are safe
Editorial: Newspapers still top choice for news
In the Know: Help available for businesses
4-H announces K-3 summer camps
Master gardener shares cold-hardy plant information
Many options for shade plants
Extension service helps with pressure canning
What's going on with the evergreens??
A race to get people in the door of downtown businesses
Chamber holds 26th annual golf tournament
Tolkkinen joins Echo Press staff
JCI Minnesota looking for outstanding young Minnesotans
Lake Carlos Marina under new ownership
hires and promotions
On The Street
September 3, 2014
In the Know: Alexandria shows controlled growth
The Alexandria area has a history of steady population growth. I would describe it as controlled growth as contrasted with explosion growth. Controlled growth lets the community react to the growth with the necessary infrastructure as it occurs and allows for good financial and long-range...
September 3, 2014 - 12:00am
August 15, 2014
Community day of fun held at Knute Nelson
A hungry and happy crowd gathered at Knute Nelson’s annual community picnic on Tuesday, August 12 in Alexandria. Multiple generations enjoyed...
Business/On The Street
August 15, 2014 - 12:00am
August 13, 2014
In the Know: A community dream has become a reality
The start of the 2014/2015 school year is right around the corner and with this fresh beginning there are many new and exciting changes happening...
August 13, 2014 - 12:00am
August 8, 2014
Community Night Out fills City Park
Thousands of communities nationwide gathered in a celebration against crimes and drugs during the 31st annual National Night Out on Tuesday,...
August 8, 2014 - 12:00am
It's Our Turn: We can all be proud of AAHS
On Tuesday, the public was able to get a first-hand look at what they’ve been watching unfold for what seems to be a very long time – a brand new high school. An open house and dedication event to celebrate the new Alexandria Area High School (AAHS) were overwhelmingly attended...
August 8, 2014 - 12:00am
June 26, 2013
Celebrating the strength of community
The Alexandria Area Economic Development Commission (AAEDC) and Alexandria Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce announced the upcoming Business and Industrial Appreciation Day (BIAD) luncheon. The 30th annual BIAD Award Luncheon will take place on Tuesday, October 22 from 11:30 a.m. to...
June 26, 2013 - 12:00am
June 7, 2013
Promoting a healthy community
Members of the Alexandria Bike Club recently organized a Central Lakes Trail clean up. It took several trips to clean the trail of debris from...
June 7, 2013 - 12:00am
May 15, 2013
Students learn to serve the community
A service learning class was offered at Brandon-Evansville High School this past winter. It provided a way for young people to learn and develop...
May 15, 2013 - 12:00am
September 19, 2012
Honor a professional
Do you know someone who is an outstanding asset to their company as well as to their community? Nominate them for possible inclusion in the upcoming special section Top 20 Professionals in the Lakes Area. Each year, 20 professionals are selected and honored in this publication,...
September 19, 2012 - 12:00am
August 28, 2012
United Way to host Project Community Connect
United Way of Douglas and Pope Counties and the Community Impact Coalition will host Project Community Connect at the Runestone Community Center on August 30 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. There will be 40 different health and human service agencies available and ready to connect people with...
August 28, 2012 - 11:00am
July 27, 2012
Sanford Health hosts community appreciation ice cream socials
Sanford Health is grateful for the communities and patients who trust them with their care. To show that appreciation, Sanford is hosting community ice cream socials at many locations, including Alexandria, during Sanford Week, the last week of July/first week in August. An ice cream...
July 27, 2012 - 12:00am
July 6, 2012
Area women team up with Habitat for Humanity for Women Build
Soon the pounding of nails and the buzzing of saws will begin again at a Habitat for Humanity (HFH) Build site in Alexandria. This is a unique...
July 6, 2012 - 3:00pm
June 29, 2012
Caring for a community
While many of Minnesota's towns become congested over the summer with out-of-state travelers in search of sandy beaches and warm weather, the...
June 29, 2012 - 12:00am
June 27, 2012
'Troopers' take pride in community
Lake Mary Troopers 4-H Club participated in a community pride project at Nordic Meadow Apartments complex, for young adults with disabilities,...
June 27, 2012 - 12:00am
November 4, 2011
Annual community Thanksgiving dinner set
St. Mary's Church in Alexandria will host a free community Thanksgiving dinner on Thursday, November 24 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at St. Mary's School gymnasium, 421 Hawthorne Street. The dinner is a community event; everyone is welcome. Rainbow Rider will provide transportation...
November 4, 2011 - 12:00am