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Taking the plunge for Special Olympics (updated with more video)
Schools running late because of snow
Story to highlight building activity in Alexandria
Weather Alerts: Blizzard Warning/Watch and Winter Weather Advisory
Law enforcement blotter: February 27 - March 1, 2015
Class A State Wrestling: Prairie Valley's Nibbe, WCA-A-B-E's Nohre both take second
Sports roundup from Saturday, February 28: Section swim, subsection basketball
State wrestling: Coyers place fifth, Hagen sixth
State wrestling: Alex wrestlers' seasons end in consolation round
Girls basketball: Focus shifts to playoffs after Cards wrap up share of CLC title
Music makes us whole
Peterson seeking entries for Congressional Art Competition
Super Bowl champ to perform worship concert
Strangers no longer
Photography exhibit to open in Evansville
Engaged - Barlage and Lukas
Births - Douglas County Hospital through February 15, 2015
Engaged - Koep and Highdale
Engaged - Wilson and Ostendorf
Engaged - Reed and Patterson
Wildlife of Douglas County: Pileated woodpecker
Giant crappie through the ice
DNR survey shows Minnesota’s moose population remains low
Nohre named MDHA region director
Aiming for success
Funeral - Nelorie Moberg, 85
Funeral - Gene Jorgenson, 90
Celebration of Life Service - Robert Sinotte, 71
Funeral - Wilbur Nelson, 93
Funeral - Margie Kleven, 59
It's Our Turn: Hockey fights are pointless
State should not tax business property and family cabins
Food shelf ‘match’ is a myth
Echo Press Editorial Board: Keep public notices public
Border-to-border high-speed Internet isn’t nice, it’s necessary
Corn and soybean growers feature on-farm water use
Area farmers invited to sign on to lawsuit
Let’s Get Growing workshop set
Local turkey farmers attend conference at State Capitol
Column: Using natives in your garden
Douglas County DAC gives honors
Alexandria Clinic receives diabetes recognition
A new way to get your replacement SSA-1099 online
Library offers free copies of tax forms
Kraus-Anderson recognized for work on high school
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
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...
Cardinals / sports
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
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
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 Week, which includes both Earth Day and Arbor Day, was celebrated April 18-25. Miltona staff and students focus on educating others and...
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 Kids Day," sponsored by numerous area businesses, is slated from 12:30 to 3 p.m. Admission is free. This is a great opportunity for kids...
area / life
May 1, 2009 - 12:00am
April 29, 2009
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
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...
life / news
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...
life / news
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 event is set for Tuesday, March 17 in celebration of St. Patrick's Day. The concert will begin at 7 p.m. Prior to the concert, however,...
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