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Updated: 12-year-old girl dies in swampy area between lakes Cowdry and Darling
Fergus Falls dealership overcharged hundreds of Minnesota police agencies for vehicle extras
New law gives hospitals more investment options
Law Enforcement Blotter: Thursday, April 27
Trap shooting: Burgess, Knight, Roers lead Alexandria in opening week
Snowmen look to round out roster for inaugural season
Local curling team records rare eight-ender
Sports schedule for Friday, April 28
Free pitch, hit and run competition in Alexandria Sunday
Patty Kakac to perform First Friday Concert
Estonian pastor to preach at St. Luke's Lutheran Church
Births - Douglas County Hospital
Randy Knuth to be installed at First Presbyterian Church
LYRA ensemble to perform at Calvary Lutheran
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
Letter: Support small-scale entrepreneurship
Letter: Science and climate change
Letter: Protect public access to the outdoors
Letter: Tax bill omits county aid change
Letter: Helping future generations of hunters
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
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