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Friday meeting to address ag, environment legislative issues
Will Alexandria host Governor's Fishing Opener?
Man dies in Otter Tail crash as wintry weather returns
Helicopter crash victim now in dispute with employer
Meeting to explore effects of Agent Orange on veterans
Free pitch, hit and run competition in Alexandria Sunday
Sports schedule for Thursday, April 27
Adapted Bowling: Alex PI team takes two-pin win
Boys Golf: Alexandria endures weather, wins fourth straight meet
Track and Field: Ludwig first in both throwing events
Lakes Area Radio Theatre hosts two classic shows
Kensington Area Heritage Society announces Saturday event
Evansville Art Center presents 22nd annual Poetry Night
Educational event helps families manage autism in their home
Gala to feature student-made items in silent auction
Engaged - Schmidt and Murray
Engaged - Harstad and Engebretson
Wedding - Von Bank and Hoelscher
Wedding - Skudlarek and Oestreich
Births - March 31, 2017
Mike Frisch: Catch bigger fish
Morken: No better time than now for turkey hunting in Minnesota
Worth the drive: Wyoming produces on opening morning
Mike Frisch: Which jig is the right jig for walleyes?
A walk in the woods is always worth it
Robert Joseph Schlosser
Jarrin "Jerry" Stark
Observations from the Archives: 1967: Law enforcement course starts this fall
In the Know: Fueling the 'workforce engine'
Letter: Peterson's office: Big hat, no cattle
Echo Press editorial: Shed more light on unclaimed property
It's Our Turn: Is it just a game?
Robin Trott: Five steps to conserving water in your garden
Steve Frericks: Ask for help in tough times
Extension to offer low-tunnel strawberry workshop
Minnesota Farmers Union to host rural issues discussion
Agriculture going strong in Douglas County
Chamber introduces new networking event
ATCC Foundation holds scholarship recognition event
Carlos Creek Winery honored at Progress Minnesota event
Tech company sprouts from the ground up
A restaurant revival
hires and promotions
On The Street
April 8, 2017
Alexandria grad touring with rock band
Michael Ivers' curiosity about music began at a young age, and it hasn't vanished since. Now age 25, Ivers is the guitarist in a Minnesota-based...
April 8, 2017 - 1:40pm
March 10, 2017
Cy the comedy guy
Most people would find hitting multiple deer in one night to be a disaster. But for comedian Cy Amundson, the situation has the makings of a...
March 10, 2017 - 9:00am
December 18, 2016
Alexandria Area High School holds Christmas concert
Alexandria Area High School hosted the Christmas concert titled “In Terra Pax” on Sunday in the Performing Arts Center, featuring the school’s...
December 18, 2016 - 6:16pm
December 13, 2016
New direction for Theatre L'Homme Dieu
Fresh off a successful first partnership with Alexandria community education, Theatre L'Homme Dieu has named Nicole Mulder as executive director....
December 13, 2016 - 3:02pm
December 12, 2016
Singing in the snow
Chilly weather and snowflakes greeted the crowd that came out Monday, Dec. 12, for the Alexandria stop of the Canadian Pacific Holiday Train....
December 12, 2016 - 5:08pm
October 24, 2016
Updated: Rock legend Bobby Vee dies
FARGO—Bobby Vee, the Fargo boy who stepped into the spotlight the day after the music died, died early Monday due to complications from...
October 24, 2016 - 9:14pm
October 7, 2016
A night for the ladies
Ladies of all ages are invited to attend an evening of fun at Ladies Night Out on Thursday, Oct. 13, from 3 to 7 p.m. at Broadway Ballroom in...
October 7, 2016 - 3:00am
July 27, 2016
A treasure trove of crafts awaits at Art in the Park
It’s that time of year again. With two full days of filling up on a variety of food, purchasing homemade art and hearing live entertainment,...
July 27, 2016 - 12:00am
July 22, 2016
'Party in the Street' takes place today
Are you ready to party? The Alexandria Downtown Merchants Association (ADMA) is hosting the third annual “Party in the Street” today, Friday,...
July 22, 2016 - 12:00am
TLHD presents Love, Loss, and What I Wore
Theatre L’Homme Dieu in Alexandria will present Love, Loss, and What I Wore Tuesday through Sunday, July 26-31. Love, Loss, and What I Wore...
July 22, 2016 - 12:00am
June 24, 2016
It's time to Awake the Lakes
Ready for ribs? Awake the Lakes Ribfest is this Saturday at Big Ole Central Park on Second Avenue in Alexandria. To accommodate the hungry crowds,...
June 24, 2016 - 12:00am
June 22, 2016
A burst of summer fun
It's fitting that Monday was the first official day of summer because Douglas County will be sizzling with summer fun this weekend. There's something...
June 22, 2016 - 8:49am
May 4, 2016
Out & About Around the County: Bootleggers Bash
Carlos Creek Winery near Alexandria, was transformed into the Roaring ‘20s for the Douglas County Historical Society’s third annual Bootleggers...
May 4, 2016 - 12:00am
March 20, 2016
Five shows to binge on Netflix now
By Anna G. Larson, Forum News Service My ideal night involves takeout, my couch and Netflix. I'll start a series and keep watching until I can't...
March 20, 2016 - 11:00am
February 5, 2016
LETTER: Understand the importance of limiting screen time for children
To the editor: Technology is currently the main form of entertainment for children in our society. “The average American household has more televisions (2.73) than people (2.55) and has it on over eight hours a day. Sixty one percent of children under 2 use screen media and 43 percent...
February 5, 2016 - 12:00am