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No prom photo required, says Osakis superintendent
Man rescued from burning car in Stearns County
Law enforcement blotter: Monday, Feb. 20
Sunday liquor sales, banned since statehood, inches forward in Minnesota
USA Cycling investigating Erickson claims, report says
Girls basketball: Knights pull off the upset over 16-win Chargers
Boys Hockey: Alex advances to semis with 13-0 shutout over Wadena-Deer Creek
State hockey preview: Cards embrace challenge of facing defending state champ
Boys basketball: Tigers shoot 50 percent to down WCA
Sports schedule for Tuesday, Feb. 21
How spiritual life begins
Knights speech team brings home five individual ribbons
Broaden reading horizons at magazine discussion group
Alexandria Covenant Church's GriefShare begins Feb. 21
Growing Through Our Grief provides emotional support, education
Births - Feb. 10, 2017
Wedding - Bursch and Hawthorne
Births - Feb. 3
Wedding - Holmquist and Haugdahl
Engaged - Becker and Klawitter
Developing a deer plan: A Q-and-A with big game program leader Adam Murkowski
Warm weather forcing houses off the ice
Fishing first timers
Mike Frisch: Think spring
Dorene R. Ost
Marcella Martha Brendle
LETTER: Do some thinking and research
LETTER: Project was seriously flawed
COMMENTARY: Do we need a water czar?
OUR TURN: Trust, facts and bathroom doors
LETTER: Travel ban is personal
Corn and Soybean Growers to hold annual meeting
Outwintering Field Day includes tours of Morris dairy herd
Announcing extension intern positions
MDA encourages farmers to participate in nutrient initiative
Farm Storage Facility Loan program expands
Premiere Video closes its doors
REA holds district meeting
AAEDC leads initiatives for 2016 and into 2017
Edgewater Natural Family Medicine opens in Alexandria area
Alexandria Clinic recognized for quality laboratory services
hires and promotions
On The Street
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
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
'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
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
January 29, 2016
'... like a musical twilight zone'
Funk is a way of life for Alexandria native Spencer Christensen and his musical influences are being noticed. Christensen plays guitar in the...
January 29, 2016 - 9:01am
January 6, 2016
Subscribers: Enjoy your Cabin Fever Puzzle Book
Echo Press subscribers have spent the last week enjoying the Cabin Fever Puzzle Book that was inserted into the Dec. 30 Echo Press. The book,...
January 6, 2016 - 12:00am