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Concerned citizens organize to stop B-E school vote
After budget veto, Minnesota Senate plans to shut down in July; House in September
Four arrested in Evansville drug bust
WATCH: ACLU releases video showing 'excessive force' by southwest Minnesota drug task force agent
For the record
Hundreds gather at Fireman's Field for celebration night in Carlos
Alexandria trap team sends squad to state
Legion Baseball: Post 188 tops Osakis at home
Mission accomplished: Parkers Prairie baseball gets its title a year later
State baseball: Hibbing, Marshall both stun Cards with walk-offs as Alexandria finishes fourth in Class AAA
Expanding Outreach: Food Shelf celebrates expansion
Schjei Country to perform at West Moe Church
Alexandria actors play key roles in Barrett play
Sweetland runs this week at Theatre L'Homme Dieu
Ham radio demonstration June 24-25
Engaged - Strater and Lambert
Engaged - Bruzik and Johnson
Engaged - Fogelson and Gibbons
Engaged - Teichert and Kelly
Engaged - Schmidt and Murray
Courrier lands nice bass
Big fish highlight third Douglas County Bowfishing Challenge
Mike Frisch: Finding June walleyes
Walleye bite picks up on some area lakes
Osakis walleye tourney set for this weekend
Janice "Jan" Larsen
Timothy J. Olson
Orville Arnold Botner
Lorraine Van Santen
Mary Anna Louise Swenson
Commentary: Water wells are safe
Editorial: Newspapers still top choice for news
In the Know: Help available for businesses
Observations from the Archives: 1992: Eurasian milfoil appears in Lake Oscar
It's Our Turn: Building a solid foundation
4-H announces K-3 summer camps
Master gardener shares cold-hardy plant information
Many options for shade plants
Extension service helps with pressure canning
What's going on with the evergreens??
Chamber holds 26th annual golf tournament
Tolkkinen joins Echo Press staff
JCI Minnesota looking for outstanding young Minnesotans
Lake Carlos Marina under new ownership
Vaagenes receives hospital award
hires and promotions
On The Street
May 16, 2014
Adventure day offers games and learning
The public is invited to attend the eighth annual Lakes Area Kids and Family Adventure Day on Saturday, May 17 from 12:30 to 3 p.m. at Luther Crest Bible Camp in Alexandria. There is no cost, and those who attend may register to win prizes. Event participants will be able to...
May 16, 2014 - 11:13am
May 9, 2014
Band festival features drum, bugle corps and alumni band
The 30th annual Vikingland Band Festival will feature the Minnesota Brass Drum and Bugle Corps and the Alexandria Alumni Band in this year’s...
May 9, 2014 - 12:00am
March 5, 2014
The donkey round-up (w/video)
Fun, family-friendly event brings in money for marching band
March 5, 2014 - 12:00am
December 6, 2013
Santa to stop at Echo Press next Thursday
You better watch out, you better not cry, you better not pout, I’m telling you why. Santa Claus is coming to the Echo Press. Santa will be at the newspaper office at 225 7th Avenue East on Thursday, December 12 from 3 to 6 p.m. Families who bring a non-perishable food item or...
December 6, 2013 - 9:28am
Prairie Christmas show features Santa, entertainment
The Parkers Prairie Pride of Lions will present a Prairie Christmas craft, arts and gift show on Saturday, December 7 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at...
December 6, 2013 - 9:13am
November 8, 2013
Nashville recording artist Cody James to perform
Catalyst Church and Celebrate Recovery in Alexandria will welcome Nashville recording artist Cody James at two upcoming appearances. James will...
November 8, 2013 - 9:04am
November 6, 2013
The Harvest Ball
The District 206 Jazz Program
November 6, 2013 - 8:30am
Out and About - ECFE Halloween
All kinds of spooky fun awaited children who dressed up for the Early Childhood Family Education Halloween party at the Woodland Elementary School...
November 6, 2013 - 8:29am
November 1, 2013
Students present ‘Moon Over Buffalo’
Jefferson theater department to present comedy November 8-10
November 1, 2013 - 9:11am
At the movies
Here are some of the movies playing this week at Midway Mall Cinema 9. For complete information, log onto www.midwaycinema9.com. Ender’s Game Action/adventure – Rated PG-13 The International Military seek out a leader who can save the human race from an alien attack. Ender...
November 1, 2013 - 9:09am
Take a trip to ‘The Nutcracker Ballet’
Community Education invites the public to attend The Minnesota Ballet’s rendition of The Nutcracker on Saturday, December 14 from noon to 5:30 p.m. at the College of St. Benedict in St. Joseph. Participants will depart from the Woodland Elementary School parking lot in Alexandria. The...
November 1, 2013 - 9:08am
The Overtones Quartet to give concert November 9
The Overtones Quartet, a diverse group made up of a farmer, a concrete contractor, a golf course superintendent and a teacher, all from Roseau,...
November 1, 2013 - 9:07am
October 30, 2013
Fear the reaper
Haunted Theatre raises goose bumps, funds for AAAA
October 30, 2013 - 9:19am
October 29, 2013
Make door baskets from natural reed in class
The public is invited to join a Community Education class to make a holiday over-a-doorknob Christmas door basket. Red and green dyed reed will be used with natural reed, woven over a wood handle. Finished size is approximately 6” by 13”. The instructor is Mary Smith. The...
October 29, 2013 - 1:02pm
October 25, 2013
Do you dream of being on TV?
Al Roker Entertainment is now casting for new documentary TV shows. It is looking for people who love the idea of starring in their own TV series and who fit in the following categories: Independent/family-owned businesses: Independent and/or family owned and operated businesses...
October 25, 2013 - 9:30am