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UPDATE: Le Homme Dieu drowning victim identified
Still time to attend Vikingland Builder's Association Home Tour this weekend
Don't get ripped off at State Fair
Minnesota wolf population stable
5-year-old Henning girl injured in farm accident
Volleyball: Osakis goes 2-2 at Albany Tournament
Sports schedule for Saturday, August 27
Girls tennis: Osakis ties for seventh at Delano tourney
Girls soccer: Tie tests Alex to begin season
Hobie's new toy: Released in April, the Eclipse paddleboard draws intrigue
Underwater Art: Decoys on display in Evansville
Robby Vee finishes out summer concert series
Harper's Chord comes to Carlos Creek Winery
Alpha Course teaches basics of faith
Strive to be a foundation for others
Births - Aug. 26, 2016
Engaged - Hanson and Lund
Births - through Aug. 12, 2016
Engaged - Dokken-McFann and Gran
Births - Aug. 3-8, 2016
DNR to close Mille Lacs walleye season next month
Morken: What the numbers say about declining hunters and anglers
Stringer full of walleyes
Work begins on statewide deer management plan
A big bass for Beau
Carol J. Hansen
William 'Bill' Bretz
Clara "Clair" A. Gustafson
Bernard "Bernie" V. Dulski
Arland E. Hirman
COMMENTARY: What they're fighting over
COMMENTARY: Clean Power Plan will penalize Minnesota
IT'S OUR TURN: Recalling the dawn of the digital age; facing its challenges
EDITORIAL: Long wait for mental health care must be fixed
IN THE KNOW: Leadership Alexandria is unique blend with strong return
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
MMFCU concludes 60 Days of Giving campaign
Community solar program shining for REA
Chamber Ambassadors visit three local businesses
Celeste Edenloff returns to Echo Press
Dew Drop Inn changes ownership
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
Fri., Feb. 27 Alexandria 12:15 p.m.: Alanon support group meets at Calvary Lutheran church. Call (320) 762-2012. 8:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m.: Live music at the Eagles featuring 57 Chevy. Sat., Feb. 28 Alexandria 9 to 11 a.m.: Midwest Educational Computer Association (MECA) meets...
February 27, 2009 - 12:00am
February 25, 2009
$844,000 up in smoke - city gets good news about fires, bids for ice arena project
Fires in the Alexandria area caused an estimated $844,000 in damage last year. The good news: Alexandria firefighters saved more than $1.5 million worth of property that caught fire from going up in smoke. That's according to the annual fire department's report discussed at Monday...
February 25, 2009 - 12:00am
Editorial - How loyal are you to the community?
This is an editorial about loyalty. Most everyone is loyal to their country. Americans, even though they know there's always room for improvement, take pride in living in the greatest country on the globe. Where loyalty sometimes seems to falter most is within one's own community. How...
February 25, 2009 - 12:00am
February 20, 2009
Fri., Feb. 20 Alexandria 12:15 p.m.: Alanon support group meets at Calvary Lutheran church. Call (320) 762-2012. 5-7:30 p.m.: United Way beer and wine tasting gala at Arrowwood Resort. Call (320) 763-4840. 6:30 p.m.: Casino night at Broadway Ballroom to benefit students at St....
February 20, 2009 - 12:00am
February 13, 2009
Fri., Feb. 13 Alexandria 12:15 p.m.: Alanon support group meets at Calvary Lutheran church. Call (320) 762-2012. 6:30 to 9:30 p.m.: Basic literacy tutor training workshop at Runestone Regional Learning Center. Call (320) 762-0627 to register. 8:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m.: Live music...
February 13, 2009 - 12:00am
February 6, 2009
Fri., Feb. 6 Alexandria 12:15 p.m.: Alanon support group meets at Calvary Lutheran church. Call (320) 762-2012. 5 to 7 p.m.: Mexican dinner at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church. Call (320) 762-5152. 6 to 10 p.m.: Fisheroo at Elks Lodge, starting with chili feed. DJ music and dancing. 8:30...
February 6, 2009 - 12:00am
January 30, 2009
Fri., Jan. 30 Alexandria 12:15 p.m.: Alanon support group meets at Calvary Lutheran Church. Call (320) 762-2012. 7 p.m.: DivorceCare and DC4K support groups meet at Evangelical Covenant Church. DivorceCare features experts on divorce and recovery topics. DC4K is for children ages...
January 30, 2009 - 12:00am
January 23, 2009
Fri., Jan. 23 Alexandria 12:15 p.m.: Alanon support group meets at Calvary Lutheran Church. Call (320) 762-2012. 7 p.m.: DivorceCare and DC4K support groups meet at Evangelical Covenant Church. DivorceCare features experts on divorce and recovery topics. DC4K is for children ages...
January 23, 2009 - 12:00am
January 16, 2009
Fri., Jan. 16 Alexandria 12:15 p.m.: Alanon support group meets at Calvary Lutheran Church. Call (320) 762-2012. 5 to 8 p.m.: Girls' high school hockey chili and hamburger feed and silent auction at the Eagles Club. Adults, $7; children younger than 12, $5; younger than age 4,...
January 16, 2009 - 12:00am
January 9, 2009
Fri., Jan. 9 Alexandria 12:15 p.m.: Alanon support group meets at Calvary Lutheran Church. Call (320) 762-2012. Sat. Jan. 10 Alexandria 9 to 11 a.m.: Midwest Educational Computer Association (MECA) meets for information and help at the Alexandria Senior Center. 9 to 10:30 a.m.:...
January 9, 2009 - 12:00am
December 8, 2008
New ice floor at RCC slides ahead
The goal: A new floor and refrigeration system at the Runestone Community Center. The plan: Paying for the $1.2 million project by issuing general obligation tax abatement bonds. The latest: The Alexandria City Council agreed to call for proposals on the bonds at its meeting Monday...
December 8, 2008 - 12:00am
November 14, 2008
Meeting will address homeless problem
In recognition of National Homeless Awareness Week, November 16-22, the local United Way Community Impact Coalition is hosting meetings to discuss the Alexandria community's housing needs and challenges. The public is invited for a meal and discussion at one of the following four...
November 14, 2008 - 12:00am
August 22, 2008
Looking for help? Find it Tuesday
If you're having difficulty in your day-to-day life - from making ends meet to being in an abusive relationship - an event in Alexandria next week will offer some help. Project Community Connect is designed to help local people who are struggling with a wide range of problems find...
August 22, 2008 - 12:00am
August 13, 2008
Rising Stars in action
A performance was given last weekend by area youth in grades 3-7 who were part of Community Education's Rising Stars program. The week-long program teaches kids about acting, singing and dancing. Older students and adults serve as mentors, writing the one-act plays and working with...
August 13, 2008 - 12:00am
August 8, 2008
The community unites against crime
Jay Halverson (left) and Kevin Guenther (right), Alexandria police officers, helped Rob Solyntjes, an Alexandria firefighter, when he got tased by Jim Gripne, Alexandria police officer, during a demonstration at Community Night Out. The event, hosted by the Alexandria Police Department,...
August 8, 2008 - 12:00am