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Updated: Two children injured in ATV rollover north of Millerville
For 9/11 exhibit tour guide, tragedy still fresh
County commission salaries increase $1,000
Midway opens with special time for those with special needs
Downtown eyed for veteran's memorial
Matt Cullen comes home to play for the Wild
Twins activate former All-Star closer Perkins
B-E adds cross country to its fall athletics
Alexandria football: New look, but expectations remain high
Tennis: Panthers looking for continued progress
Photo of the Week
Vacation transformation at Good Shepherd Church
Alexandria's Enterprise plays courthouse concert
Faith Happenings: Running legend to speak at Faith @ Work Lunch
Johnson - Engebretson
Morken: Habitat key to curbing coyotes' effect on fawns
DNR report: Fewer small game hunters buy licenses in 2016
Morken: Death of Bosek hits hard for many
Plenty of deer harvest opportunities locally
DNR sees illegal use of hydraulic jets on more local waters
John "Jack" McLaughlin
Delores M. Johnson
Jennifer R. Lorenz-Billings
Echo Press Editorial: Blank page speaks volumes
Observations from the Archives: 1967: Fair features racing ostrich-pulled carts
Commentary: City doesn't have right to ban new wells
In the Know: Pay attention to city, county budgets
Letter: What advice did Trump give Boy Scouts?
There's still time to plant veggies
Haying and grazing OK on some Conservation Reserve land
Millerville gets hands-on with butter
Tractors to parade down 36 mile memory lane
Douglas County 4-H campers
Grant helps Glenwood with downtown facelift
Leadership change at Runestone Museum
Schwan's announces acquisitions as frozen food company beefs up its pizza business
Aagard expands to pull all workers into one building
A new place for ink opens in Alexandria
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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