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UPDATE: Le Homme Dieu drowning victim identified
Still time to attend Vikingland Builder's Association Home Tour this weekend
Don't get ripped off at State Fair
Minnesota wolf population stable
Viking Speedway: Thoennes holds off Zach Johnson as curfew ends things early
Volleyball: Osakis goes 2-2 at Albany Tournament
Sports schedule for Saturday, August 27
Girls tennis: Osakis ties for seventh at Delano tourney
Girls soccer: Tie tests Alex to begin season
Underwater Art: Decoys on display in Evansville
Robby Vee finishes out summer concert series
Harper's Chord comes to Carlos Creek Winery
Alpha Course teaches basics of faith
Strive to be a foundation for others
Births - Aug. 26, 2016
Engaged - Hanson and Lund
Births - through Aug. 12, 2016
Engaged - Dokken-McFann and Gran
Births - Aug. 3-8, 2016
DNR to close Mille Lacs walleye season next month
Morken: What the numbers say about declining hunters and anglers
Stringer full of walleyes
Work begins on statewide deer management plan
A big bass for Beau
Carol J. Hansen
William 'Bill' Bretz
Clara "Clair" A. Gustafson
Bernard "Bernie" V. Dulski
Arland E. Hirman
COMMENTARY: What they're fighting over
COMMENTARY: Clean Power Plan will penalize Minnesota
IT'S OUR TURN: Recalling the dawn of the digital age; facing its challenges
EDITORIAL: Long wait for mental health care must be fixed
IN THE KNOW: Leadership Alexandria is unique blend with strong return
Producers should consider available assistance
Monarchs, roadsides and the law
A century of family and faith
Kensington represented in Princess Kay of the Milky Way
Kalpin family recognized as 2016 U of M Farm Family
MMFCU concludes 60 Days of Giving campaign
Community solar program shining for REA
Chamber Ambassadors visit three local businesses
Celeste Edenloff returns to Echo Press
Dew Drop Inn changes ownership
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
May 27, 2016
Boy Scouts clean up landscaping at First Lutheran
Boy Scout Troop 412, along with friends and family of Evan Schroeder, worked for six hours on Saturday to complete Schroeder's Eagle Scout Service...
May 27, 2016 - 12:00am
April 20, 2016
Hacker receives Eagle Scout Rank
Kalin Hacker of Alexandria received his Eagle Scout Rank on March 6. Hacker is a junior at Alexandria Area High School and a member of St. Mary's...
April 20, 2016 - 12:00am
November 4, 2015
Jordon Baas receives Eagle Scout rank
Jordon Baas of Nelson, son of Tim and Melissa Baas, received the rank of Eagle Scout, the highest advancement rank that the Boy Scouts of America...
November 4, 2015 - 12:00am
September 11, 2013
Local high school senior earns Eagle Scout Award
Zachary Thomson, 17, of Alexandria, the son of Aaron and Brenda Thomson, has earned the highest advancement award the Boy Scouts of America offers...
September 11, 2013 - 9:01am
April 4, 2012
Jesse Hacker among Scouts who visit state Capitol on March 19
Jesse Hacker, an Eagle Scout from Alexandria, accompanied by 12 youth members representing all seven councils serving Minnesota, shared statewide...
April 4, 2012 - 12:00am
Brand earns rank of Eagle Scout
Spencer Brand, son of Jeff and Bonnie Brand of Alexandria, was awarded the rank of Eagle Scout at a Court of Honor Sunday, March 18. He is a member of the Alexandria Boy Scout Troop 412 sponsored by Calvary Lutheran Church. For Brand's service project, he stained the decks at Knute...
April 4, 2012 - 12:00am
December 29, 2010
Yager earns Eagle Scout rank
An Eagle Scout Court of Honor for Paul Yager, son of Barbara Dolezal and Jon Yager of Alexandria, was held recently at the Church of St. Mary's. Yager is a member of St. Mary's Boy Scout Troop 418, where he served as junior assistant scoutmaster. He started scouting as a Tiger Cub...
December 29, 2010 - 12:00am
October 20, 2010
Hanson earns Eagle Scout rank
Logan Hanson, son of Michelle Hanson of Alexandria, completed his Eagle Board of Review on August 29. He is a senior at Jefferson High School in Alexandria. Hanson's project was the re-roofing and repainting of the bathrooms at Smokey Timbers Camp on Lake Miltona. Hanson began...
October 20, 2010 - 12:00am
September 15, 2010
Eagle Scout Court of Honor held for Hacker
An Eagle Scout Court of Honor for Jesse Hacker, son of Sharon and Pat Hacker of Alexandria, was held August 29. He achieved his Eagle rank on April 18. Hacker is a member of St. Mary's Boy Scout Troop 418. He received his Tenderfoot rank, advance to Second Class Scout, First Class...
September 15, 2010 - 12:00am
August 28, 2009
Osakis Fire Department completes dry fire hydrant project
As the final step in completion of a dry hydrant on Lake Osakis, a sign was installed last week to inform the public about the project and the...
August 28, 2009 - 12:00am
July 8, 2009
Frederick earns Eagle Scout rank
Aaron Frederick, son of Doug and Jeanne Frederick of Alexandria, earned his Eagle Scout ranking at a recent Eagle Scout ceremony. He is a member...
July 8, 2009 - 12:00am