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Baseball: Chargers shutout Raiders, 13-0
Tennis: Cardinals off to a quick start
Softball: WCA takes season opener over Browerville
Trap shooting: B-E looks for a return to state
Yohnke getting offers from DI programs
And the most-requested library books are....
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
The day Curt Felt died
Bonding over books
Toys for Kids reaches 165 children
Steve and Karen Samek
Morken: A few tips for gaining hunting permission
CRP cap to rise in House version of 2018 federal Farm Bill
From sap to syrup
Public comment meeting on deer plan coming to Glenwood
Morken: What survey numbers tell us about the future of conservation
Mildred A. Schroeder
Eleanor (Briese) Mattocks
David Leslie Lusty
LETTER: Switch to plant-based diet
LETTER: Douglas County Hospital has a secret
LETTER: Volunteers are vital part of Knute Nelson
LETTER: Some hate groups are in disguise
Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down
Extension schedules land rent meeting for farmers, landowners
Managing boxelder bugs as the cold sets in
Step away from that pruning saw!
Going far with 4-H horses
County crafting buffer compliance rules
On The Street
Herberger's to close soon
Spring brings excitement, optimism
Parent company of Herberger's could be headed for liquidation
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April 26, 2012
DNR: Celebrate Arbor Month by creating a healthy yard
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) reminds people that May is Arbor Month in Minnesota and Arbor Day, April 27, marks the beginning of an entire month of celebrating trees. This year, Minnesota's Arbor Month theme is "Creating a Healthy Community Forest." The idea...
April 26, 2012 - 2:30pm
December 23, 2011
Wickluff wins YMCA Turkey Day 5K
Gabriel Wickluff won the first-ever YMCA Turkey Day 5K. The 18-year-old finished in a time of 19:03, eight seconds ahead of Tom Prentice. Andy Gunderson rounded out the top three finishers in the race. Almost 200 runners and walkers participated in the face, which started at the...
December 23, 2011 - 12:00am
May 22, 2009
Teather day camp open to area youth
Registrations are being accepted for the 23rd annual Prairie Fire Children's Theatre day camp. Participants can join a professional staff as they cast and produce the musical adaptation of Sleeping Beauty. The camp will be held Wednesday through Friday, July 29-31 and Monday through...
May 22, 2009 - 12:00am
May 13, 2009
Day camps set for area youth
Lutheran Island Camp, located on a 67-acre island in the middle of East Battle Lake near Henning, will offer five weeks of day camp this summer for youth ages 5-12, from several communities in the region. The day camps will be held June 8-12, June 15-19, July 6-10, July 20-24, and...
May 13, 2009 - 12:00am
May 6, 2009
Miltona students celebrate Earth Day every day
Miltona Science Magnet School students and staff celebrated Environmental Education (EE) Week with many hands-on, environment-based activities. EE...
May 6, 2009 - 12:00am
Kids' Day set at Luther Crest
The 4th annual Lakes Area Kids Day is set for Saturday, May 16 from 12:30 to 3 p.m. at Luther Crest Bible Camp in Alexandria. Kids of all ages can learn about health, wellness, safety, nutrition, community and the environment. Entertainment will include Ringo Radar of the Beetles,...
May 6, 2009 - 12:00am
May 1, 2009
Get ready for the 3rd annual 'Lakes Area Kids Day'
A family event geared toward kids is set to take place Saturday, May 16 at Luther Crest Bible Camp in Alexandria. The third annual "Lakes Area...
May 1, 2009 - 12:00am
April 29, 2009
Environmental education in Earth Day
An Earth Day Open House at Pope/Douglas Solid Waste Management (PDSWM) in Alexandria brought in people of all ages on Wednesday, April 22. More...
April 29, 2009 - 12:00am
Arbor Day awareness
Arbor Day took center stage in a couple of events in the area on Friday. Students from Miltona Science Magnet Elementary School presented a Dr....
April 29, 2009 - 12:00am
April 22, 2009
Time to clean up clutter
Just in time for spring cleaning and Earth Day: Alexandria's Free Metal Pick Up Day. Available exclusively to residents who live in the city limits, this year's event is set to take place Tuesday, April 28. City residents are encouraged to get rid of old, junky metal objects that...
April 22, 2009 - 12:00am
March 13, 2009
St. Patrick's Day celebration planned at Central Square
The famed Skilly and Duff Irish music group will perform their lively and fun Irish music and storytelling at Central Square in Glenwood. The...
March 13, 2009 - 12:00am
March 6, 2009
St. Patrick's Irish Show set for March 14 at AAAA Theatre
Skilly and Duff and Crew, who are also known as Mikko Cowdery and friends, will bring their 4th annual St. Patrick's Day Show to the stage of...
March 6, 2009 - 12:00am
February 20, 2009
Skilly and Duff and Company to perform in Osakis this Saturday
There'll be an evening of Irish music at the Osakis High School auditorium on Saturday, February 21, to raise funds for St. Agnes Catholic School,...
February 20, 2009 - 12:00am
February 6, 2009
'History Day With Eleanor Gunderson' to be celebrated in Kensington
The Kensington Area Heritage Society will be having a noon luncheon to celebrate "History Day With Eleanor Gunderson" on Saturday, February 21 in Kensington's Community Center. The luncheon, which will feature recipes from Gunderson's cookbook, is being catered by the Kensington...
February 6, 2009 - 12:00am
January 28, 2009
Here's a new way to send valentines
Do you want to tell your sweetheart how much you love her? Do you want to share your feelings about him with the world? Does your business want to advertise its Valentine's specials? The Echo Press has a new online feature called Cupid's Corner. Online users can post special messages...
January 28, 2009 - 12:00am