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Sun sets over sparse snow
Two New Hope police officers shot at City Hall; gunman killed
Explosion levels home near Bemidji
Alexandria to hire two new police officers
K9 unit deployed after chase with suspect
Sports schedule for Tuesday, January 27
Passionate Patriots owner Kraft speaks about 'Deflategate'
Seahawks' setup favored by Carroll
Sports roundup from Monday, January 26
Sports schedule for Monday, January 26
Speaker to share about weight loss journey
Harper’s Chord to perform at Carlos Creek
Tribute band plays at upcoming Alexandria Marching Band fundraiser
Take a spiritual journey
Where are they now?
Engaged - Wilts and Hedstrom
Births - Douglas County Hospital through January 12, 2015
Births - Douglas County Hospital through January 3, 2015
Engaged - Pavek and Jossart
Births - Douglas County Hospital through December 28, 2014
Wildlife of Douglas County: Fisher
Dayton proposes expanded buffer zones along Minnesota waters
Wildlife of Douglas County: Short-tailed weasel
Ready for a challenge?
Buck bagged in Wyoming
Ruby Benson, 73
Allan Altnow, 87
LaVaun Schoeck, 84
Helen Howie, 88
Service - Ruby Benson, 73
Letter: Can’t afford pro sports
Letter: Quotes can shed light on disputes
Letter: Practicing good hygiene habits is important during cold, flu season
It's Our Turn: Twins take refreshing approach at caravan stop
Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down: Views by the Echo Press
2014 Farm Bill crops education seminars offered
Minnesota Grown Directory seeks new members
Funding secured for water quality initiative
Potato growers invited to hearing on check-off fees January 23
Winter garden college planned
Jody Hanson promoted within Lakes Newspaper Group
JCPenney reports good, bad news
Alexandria Industries CEO outlines keys to company’s success
Alexandria Clinic lab earns accreditation
Operation Round Up grants announced
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
February 20, 2010
Interest in corn keeps popping
This is not your grandfather's -- or even your father's -- cornfield. "Your world is different than Granddad's.
farm / news
February 20, 2010 - 3:06pm
November 24, 2009
A harvest of concern: Mold threatens crops
Fields of corn still stand where plowed fields should be surfacing - that's just one of the problems facing area farmers as they push to get...
November 24, 2009 - 12:05am
August 21, 2009
Pork chop paradise
The Alexandria Rotary Club and the Alexandria Fire Department joined forces to serve 3,600 pork chops and 4,000 ears of corn at their pork...
August 21, 2009 - 12:00am
August 5, 2009
Here's a way to enjoy corn off the cob
There's nothing that shouts summer louder than the sight of just-picked sweet corn piled high in the back of a pickup parked along the side of...
food / life
August 5, 2009 - 12:00am
January 28, 2009
MDA report offers positive economic news about corn and ethanol industries
Minnesota's corn and ethanol industries support more than 70,000 jobs and contribute $12 billion to the state's economy, according to a report from the Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA). "In times of economic difficulty, it is important to keep an eye on the areas where Minnesota's...
January 28, 2009 - 12:00am
August 15, 2008
A munching good time
Two-year-old Blake Nelson of Alexandria was one of about 2,500 people who enjoyed the Corn and Pork Chop Jubilee Wednesday. During the 43rd annual event, which took place at the Alexandria Fire Hall, about 4,500 ears of corn were consumed and about 3,000 pork chops were served. The...
August 15, 2008 - 12:00am
August 7, 2008
Corn and Pork Chop Jubilee is tomorrow
It's that time of year again - time for corn and pork chops! The 43rd annual Corn and Pork Chop Jubilee is set for Wednesday, August 13 from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. The event, hosted by the Alexandria Rotary and the Alexandria Fire Department, will take place at the Alexandria Fire Hall,...
August 7, 2008 - 12:00am