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Law Enforcement Blotter: Thursday, August 17
Drug conviction earns more than seven years in prison
Meet the new Pet of the Week: Matzo (w/video)
Updated: Boy dies after rollover accident, girl injured
Truck hauling hazardous chemicals catches fire; homes near Paynesville evacuated
Sports schedule for Friday, August 18
Football: B-E ready to make next step
Next man up: Empting takes over at QB after Roste's three-year run
A promise kept: Plan started at the Viking Speedway is rekindled after the death of a friend
Matt Cullen comes home to play for the Wild
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
Habitat for Humanity dedicates two new homes
Photo of the Week
Vacation transformation at Good Shepherd Church
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
Delores M. Johnson
Jennifer R. Lorenz-Billings
Richard Henry Tomford
Sylvia O. Johnson
Letter: We need to work and pray together
Commentary: Think of the possibilities new school would bring
THUMBS UP/THUMBS DOWN: Views of the Echo Press Editorial Board
Echo Press Editorial: Blank page speaks volumes
Observations from the Archives: 1967: Fair features racing ostrich-pulled carts
What's wrong with my tomato plant?
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
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
hires and promotions
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July 24, 2017
Dancing ordinance is on the way out
If you're interested in dancing, drilling private wells, parking on the grass or holding signs on city property, you should have been at Monday's Alexandria City Council meeting. The council considered ordinance changes involving all four of those topics. An out-dated section of city...
July 24, 2017 - 11:42pm
July 21, 2017
So you think you can dance? It may not be legal under current city ordinance
You can't hold a public dance in Alexandria without a license if the dancers have to pay a fee. If you do get a license, you still have to follow...
July 21, 2017 - 11:38am
November 4, 2016
Nathan's Old Time Band leads time of dancing
The public is invited to the Phoenix Event Center in Alexandria for an afternoon of music and dancing on Sunday, Nov. 13, from 2 to 5 p.m. Nathan's...
November 4, 2016 - 9:00am
September 23, 2016
Practice your waltz at the Bella Notte Gala
Dust off your dancing shoes and join the Central Lakes Symphony Orchestra for its second annual Bella Notte Gala fundraiser. The event will be held tonight, Sept. 23, at 7 p.m. at Broadway Ballroom in Alexandria. Guests will be treated to a silent auction, cash bar, appetizers, photo...
September 23, 2016 - 12:00am
January 13, 2016
Out & About Around the County: Teddy Bear Band performs in Alexandria
Children and parents hopped, twirled, danced and clapped to the Teddy Bear Band during a performance at Woodland Elementary School in Alexandria...
January 13, 2016 - 12:00am
December 2, 2015
Getting into the swing of it
Music fans of all ages enjoyed a Swing Dance Party at the Harvest Ball put on by the Alexandria Area High School jazz bands Nov. 20. The seventh...
December 2, 2015 - 12:00am
September 12, 2014
Dancing offered at Lakeside Ballroom
The metro area’s Jerry O’Hagan Orchestra will play and accompany the dance on Sunday, September 14 from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Lakeside Ballroom in Glenwood. Everyone is welcome to attend. The 3 p.m. basic foxtrot dance lesson is included with dance admission. Admission is $15 per...
September 12, 2014 - 12:00am
July 10, 2013
Join in the dancing at Lakeside Ballroom
Lakeside Dance Club (LDC) will dance to Velvet Brass on Sunday, July 14 from 4 to 8 p.m. at Lakeside Ballroom in Glenwood. New and experienced dancers ages 17-30 are invited to attend for a reduced admission of $5 per person. For those who arrive early, an East Coast Swing lesson...
July 10, 2013 - 12:00am
June 21, 2013
Lakeside Dance Club celebrates 30 years
The Lakeside Dance Club (LDC), which dances at the Lakeside Ballroom in Glenwood, will celebrate the 30th anniversary of the founding of the club on Saturday, June 23. For the occasion, it will offer a rumba lesson at 3 p.m. Cake and coffee will be served. Myron Sommerfeld's Orchestra...
June 21, 2013 - 12:00am
March 15, 2013
Lakeside Ballroom to be featured on TV program March 24
Pioneer Public Television is premiering new episodes of Postcards beginning Sunday, March 24 at 7 p.m. with Historic Minnesota Ballrooms, featuring...
March 15, 2013 - 12:00am
December 5, 2012
Out and About: Senior Night in Vegas
Students in the psychology classes at Jefferson High School (JHS) in Alexandria hosted "Senior Night in Vegas" on Thursday, November 29 at the...
December 5, 2012 - 12:00am
March 9, 2012
Dancing through a century
Bernice "Bea" Pfeffer glided across the floor in a flashy black sequined ensemble. Today her partner was dance instructor Dave Cooper. Other...
March 9, 2012 - 12:00am
July 30, 2010
Alexandria native takes up competitive dancing
All Jhane Pappenfus was looking for was an indoor form of exercise. She had no idea when she started ballroom dancing that it would become much...
July 30, 2010 - 7:16am
May 28, 2010
Rainbow Strings Ball set for June 4
The Jefferson High School Rainbow Strings will host a "Ball" on Friday, June 4. The event will take place at 7 p.m. in the Alexandria Technical College (ATC) café. The ATC café will be catering a roast beef dinner. There will be a dance floor and guests are invited to waltz,...
May 28, 2010 - 12:00am
Dance the night away: Annual Hangar Dance planned for June 12
It's time to get your dancin' shoes shined and your clothes pressed and ready to go. The Douglas County Historical Society is proud to present...
May 28, 2010 - 12:00am