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UPDATE: Three departments respond to garage fire Monday
Law enforcement blotter: March 27 - March 29, 2015
Holy Week story comes to life
Peak Wind Gusts
Saturday night rain totals
Figure skaters wrap up season with ice review show (w/video)
Maddock qualifies for hoop shoot nationals
How they're doing now: Fearing, Stockert earn early playing time at NDSU
Season begins for Card bowlers
Tonic Sol-Fa kicks off 2015 tour in Alexandria
Recognize outstanding service with nomination
Realizing Christ’s passion
Church rallies together to warm pastor
Engaged - Wesen and Sczepanski
Births - Douglas County Hospital through March 24
Engaged - Hoeper - Erickson
Engaged - Carlson and Auran
Engaged - Lee and Mairs
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
Funeral -James Waage, 56
Funeral - Thomas DeBettignies, 89
Funeral - Mary Lou Olson, 62
Memorial Service - Patricia Rupert, 66
Memorial Service - Verlyn Phipps, 85
Echo Press Editorial: Should Alexandria allow food trucks?
It's Our Turn: Saving my pet helped save me
Special interest groups trump science
Discussion continues on buffer strips
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
County hospital named Blue Distinction Center+
Ecumen Bethany Community named a best workplace
ATCC, Felling trailers get grant for job training
Scholarship offered to individual in a health-related field
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
February 8, 2012
Alex speech team competes in Albany
The Alexandria Speech Team competed in its second meet of the season in a tournament in Albany on Saturday, February 4. The team finished in 7th place in the large team category. Individual award winners included: A.C.
February 8, 2012 - 7:24am
June 18, 2010
Culver's in Alexandria competes for 'best Culver's in America'
Founder Craig Culver of Culver's Frozen Custard and Butterburgers is searching for the best Culver's in America and is offering up more than $80,000 in awards to stores that make the cut. The contest has three different three-month contests to narrow the field for the "final 64"...
business / food
June 18, 2010 - 12:00am
March 17, 2010
JHS students perform well at orchestra competition
Jefferson High School orchestra students recently participated in the Region 8AA String Solo/Ensemble Contest The event was held in Alexandria on February 24. Students are judged on tone quality, intonation, rhythm accuracy, balance and blend, technique, musicianship, etc. The...
life / school
March 17, 2010 - 12:00am
March 10, 2010
Airborne at Andes
Mother Nature definitely cooperated for Saturday's Faction Challenge Snowboard Contest. Organizers of the 7th annual event were not only happy that the forecasted rain stayed away, but they were also very pleased with the turnout of riders and spectators. "We were especially surprised...
March 10, 2010 - 12:05am
March 5, 2010
Snowboard contest heats up at Andes this Saturday
The Faction Boardshop in Alexandria is hosting the 7th annual Faction Challenge Snowboard Contest this weekend. The competition is set to take place Saturday, March 6 at Andes Tower Hills. Registration will take place between 10 and 11 a.m.
March 5, 2010 - 12:00am
February 10, 2010
4-H'ers perform well at national competition
Four Douglas County 4-H members represented Minnesota at the Black Hills Stock Show Horse Quiz Bowl and Hippology Contests in Rapid City, South...
February 10, 2010 - 12:00am
March 25, 2009
It all adds up
Eight Alexandria 6th grade teams competed in the Regional Math Masters Competition held in Alexandria Friday, March 13. Thirty teams attended the event, which was one of several held throughout the state for 6th grade math teams. The competition included a fact drill round, three...
March 25, 2009 - 12:00am
National cyber defense competition to take place at Alexandria Technical College
Minnesota college students, including a team from Alexandria Technical College, will be participating in the third annual Minnesota National Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition. The competition provides competitors a rare opportunity to solve the growing "real-world" cyber defense...
February 25, 2009 - 12:00am
February 4, 2009
Catching big air
A local snowboarder tweaked a "tailgrab," grabbing onto the tip of his board, while launching off a jump, or "kicker," at a "Big Air" competition at Andes Tower Hill ski resort, located near Kensington. The event, which featured both boarders and skiers, was organized by the Frozen...
February 4, 2009 - 12:00am
August 13, 2008
Edenloff to compete in Miss Pre-Teen pageant
Katelyn Edenloff, daughter of Lee and Loray Edenloff of Alexandria, was selected to participate in the National 2008 Miss Pre-Teen Minneapolis/St. Paul pageant competition to take place on August 17. She submitted an application and took part in an interview session to earn the honor. Edenloff,...
August 13, 2008 - 12:00am
July 30, 2008
Wakeboarding's ups and downs (and sideways)
Close to 40 competitors took part in Saturday's INT Amateur Tour wakeboarding contest on Lake L'Homme Dieu in Alexandria. Included in those competitors were Jacob Stich of Richmond and Chase Bukowski of Alexandria. This event, sponsored by The Faction Boardshop of Alexandria, was...
July 30, 2008 - 12:00am
Garfield firefighters hose the competition
The Garfield Fire Department took the championship at the Glenwood Waterama's Fire Deptartment Waterball Competition last weekend. Shown with their trophies are (left to right) John Bosek, Todd Carlson, John Nienaber and Jed Tatro.
July 30, 2008 - 12:00am