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UPDATE: Three departments respond to garage fire Monday
Meet the new Pet of the Week: Duffy (w/video)
Law enforcement blotter: March 30, 2015
Two-year-old who fell through ice dies at hospital
Law enforcement blotter: March 27 - March 29, 2015
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
Mary Peterson, 69
Verlyn Phipps, 85
Maycel Clark, 89
Gerald L. Robinson, 82
Funeral -James Waage, 56
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
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...
life / entertainment
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 JHS cafeteria. The event was free for all senior citizens who wanted to attend and dance with the students. About 85 seniors attended. They...
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 days it's been her husband, Vern. Bea's been dancing for more than 80 of her 99 years. The Grand Arbor dance class was extended at Bea's prompting,...
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 more than just exercise. Pappenfus, an Alexandria native and Jefferson High School graduate, currently resides in St. Louis, Missouri, where...
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 its annual Hangar Dance. The fundraising event is set for Saturday, June 12 from 7 to 11 p.m.
May 28, 2010 - 12:00am
May 14, 2010
Lakeside Dance Club announces summer season
The Lakeside Dance Club announces its summer season for 2010. The club will be hosting seven live big band dances at the Lakeside Ballroom in Glenwood. The dances will take place from 4 to 8 p.m. The cost is $20 per couple or dancers can pay an $80 membership fee for all seven dances. The...
May 14, 2010 - 12:00am
Aging Antics for everyone: Annual show set for May 22 at AAAA
Another fun-filled "Aging Antics" is being planned and will take place next Saturday at the Alexandria Area Arts Association (AAAA) Theatre. This...
May 14, 2010 - 12:00am
December 22, 2009
Seniors and students give it a twirl
Dwayne Paquin of Alexandria danced with Mary Beth Haglin, a senior at Jefferson High School in Alexandria, during the annual senior dance Friday...
December 22, 2009 - 12:05am
September 25, 2009
Beauty and Melody: Chinese ensemble brings a taste of Chinese culture to Alexandria
The captivating music of Beauty and Melody, an all-female 16-member ensemble from China's Sichuan Province, will take audience members on a journey - from ancient Chinese dynasties to the hip and contemporary culture of today. Their instruments, costumes, songs and personalities...
September 25, 2009 - 12:00am