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Senate slows drive for tougher penalties for genital mutilation
Outdoor fee hikes approved by Minn. lawmakers
Demands fall, final budget nears
Student in BHS yearbook: 'It is not what I said'
Work quietly proceeds on Minnesota state budget
Softball: Panthers' DeBoer hits walk-off over B-E
True Team: Streaks make believers of themselves after Class A title
Rain can't melt Snowmen in home opener
Baseball: Drew makes his pitching debut as Cards win two more
Softball: Cards wrap up regular season at 12-7
Discovery Middle School partners with church to stock food shelf
Walk, open house for mental health awareness
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
Engaged - Schmidt and Murray
Engaged - Harstad and Engebretson
Wedding - Von Bank and Hoelscher
Wedding - Skudlarek and Oestreich
Births - March 31, 2017
Fee increases added to final environment bill
Morken: Still time to fill that tag as toms continue to sound off
Minnesota opener: Slow going on Reno Saturday morning
Mike Frisch: Tips for opening-day walleyes
An officer shortage: DNR enters opener down 25 COs statewide
Scott Allen Bakke
Phyllis Ann Collins
United States District Judge Richard H. Battey
Dennis Douglas Pearson
Marion G. Bauer
It's Our Turn: An astonishing blur of technology
Echo Press editorial: Who will pay for clean water?
Observations from the Archives: 2007: Freedom to Breathe Act bans public indoor smoking
Guest editorial: More urban-rural unity needed
Letter: Putting God in a box
4-H trains youth as camp counselors
4-H'ers take the stage
Master gardeners plant sale coming up
Crabgrass prevention in your home lawn
Gardening Brown Bag series offered
Groundbreaking next week on mental health facility
On the Street
New Aagard program provides tool cabinets for employees
Chamber introduces new networking event
ATCC Foundation holds scholarship recognition event
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On The Street
April 16, 2017
He is risen
The open tomb Sunday morning at Zion Lutheran Church in Alexandria depicts Easter and the resurrection of Jesus Christ. The outdoor Passion...
April 16, 2017 - 11:21am
April 15, 2017
Updated - Run bunny run
Despite the gloomy wet weather, runners - adults and children, alike - participated in the Alexandria Area YMCA's annual Easter Bunny Run Saturday...
April 15, 2017 - 12:48pm
April 14, 2017
History on 3rd continues with crucifixion and guarding tomb
Actors portray the crucifixion of Jesus in front of Zion Lutheran Church in Alexandria Friday as part of "History on 3rd." The outdoor Passion...
April 14, 2017 - 3:46pm
Letter: What a wonderful God
To the editor: What a wonderful God we have! Did you know that God loves you? He showed his love by sending his own son, Jesus, to become a man and die for the sins of the whole world. May God bless each of you as you celebrate his death and resurrection. May God give you the faith...
April 14, 2017 - 9:02am
Letter: Pack the house of God Sunday
To the editor: Easter is a historical fact, not fiction. Facts you can hang your hat on. Facts that never fail. "Christ died for our sins according to the scriptures; He was buried and then He rose again the third day according to the scriptures." (I Corinthians 3:3-4)
April 14, 2017 - 8:28am
April 10, 2017
FCA to provide Easter breakfast
The public is invited to join the Fellowship of Christian Athletes for an Easter breakfast on Thursday, April 13, at 6:30 a.m. at Alexandria Area High School, with featured speaker David McIver sharing his story at 7 a.m. At the event, McIver will share how God is working through...
April 10, 2017 - 8:01am
April 9, 2017
Jesus rides into Jerusalem during 'History on 3rd'
It drizzled on Palm Sunday afternoon but that did not deter the reenactment of Jesus entering Jerusalem. The scene is part of the outdoor Passion...
April 9, 2017 - 6:10pm
April 7, 2017
Second annual community Easter vigil planned
The Easter vigil celebrated on Saturday evening before Easter is an ancient yet ever-new Christian tradition that highlights the themes of faith that arise from questions in the search for meaning. All are invited to a community and inter-church Easter vigil service on Saturday, April...
April 7, 2017 - 7:28am
April 6, 2017
Nordic Meadow hosts Easter egg hunt
Nordic Meadow tenants will host The Windmill Project families for an Easter egg hunt on Sunday, April 9, from 2 to 3:30 p.m. at Nordic Meadow Apartments in Alexandria. The whole family is invited to join the tenants for the hunt and other activities in the Community Room. RSVP to...
April 6, 2017 - 4:30pm
Passion Drama gets a new look with events beginning Friday
The popular outdoor Passion Drama organized by Zion and Good Shepherd Lutheran churches in Alexandria will be shown in a new light this Easter...
April 6, 2017 - 11:36am
March 1, 2017
LETTER: The diet of Lent
To the editor: March 1 marked the beginning of Lent, the 40-day period preceding Easter, when many Christians abstain from animal foods in remembrance of Jesus' 40 days of fasting in the wilderness before launching his ministry. The call to refrain from eating animals is as old as...
March 1, 2017 - 7:00am
March 27, 2016
He is risen!
It's Easter Sunday and several activities have been taking place in Douglas County throughout the weekend. From appearances of the Easter Bunny...
March 27, 2016 - 1:29pm
March 23, 2016
UPDATE: Twelve scenes tell powerful story (w/video)
The powerful story of Easter came to life in Alexandria this week. Zion Lutheran and Good Shepherd Lutheran churches presented their 20th annual...
March 23, 2016 - 9:38am
March 20, 2016
The reason for the Easter season
The powerful story of Easter was portrayed in Alexandria this afternoon, Sunday. Crowds of people lined up to see the annual outdoor Passion...
March 20, 2016 - 3:37pm
March 18, 2016
All invited to inter-church Easter vigil
An inter-church Easter vigil service will be held on Saturday, March 26 at 7:30 p.m. at Shalom Lutheran Church in Alexandria. An open invitation is extended to all community members, as well as people who may have drifted away from regular church service participation but still long...
March 18, 2016 - 12:00am