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Officials release name of northern Minn. snowmobiler who died in lake
Best of the Lakes Area Large Employer
Holiday Train stops in Alexandria
Best of the Lakes Area Fitness Club, Child Care
Talent, generosity shine at Jingle Bells
Boys hockey: Warner, Cathedral send a section statement in Alexandria
Girls Basketball: Fergus Falls rallies to end Cards’ winning streak
Sports schedule for Tuesday, Dec. 12
Eden Prairie's Montero named Minnesota's Mr. Football
Girls basketball: Shorthanded Chargers fall at CGB
A space for young learners: Library exhibit combines science and art
One page at a time: Library can help you through the holidays
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
Donors can swap books for wine
A family affair: Three generations of women keep salon growing
Helping African firefighters
Cross-country bicyclist to stop in Alexandria
Just for Kix hosts annual dance show
Extremely rare Canada lynx spotted in Minnesota's Chippewa National Forest
Mike Frisch: Icing winter walleyes
Local hunters keep an eye on CWD developments
Morken: Make the most of this final month
Five cases of CWD confirmed in southeastern Minnesota
Sarah Ruth (Benson) Cheshire
John Anthony Gaspard
Herbert Nicholas Botzet
James "Jim" Tenhoff
Elda Evelyn Lindquist
Our Turn: Echo Press saves taxpayers money
LETTER: Farm bill renewal is in sight
LETTER: Peterson should ignore bad advice
Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down
LETTER: Military requires harassment training
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
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Bello Cucina abruptly closes doors for good
Dollar District closing Sunday, Nov. 26
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KCCO going away, but CBS signal may stay
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May 22, 2017
Outdoor religious drama ends May 25
Zion Lutheran and Good Shepherd Lutheran will wrap up its History on 3rd Series of outdoor religious dramas on Thursday, May 25, with "The Ascension."...
May 22, 2017 - 6:17pm
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