Skip to main content
AgweekTV: Riding for cancer
Update: Fire reported at grain elevator in Brandon (w/video)
CAPITOL CHATTER: Minnesota Capitol not alone in renovation work
Law enforcement blotter: Thursday, Sept. 22
Grand jury indicts Fergus Falls man for father’s murder
Football: Morris remains unbeaten against Minnewaska
Blizzard hockey: Alex falls at New Ulm
Football: Christenson runs wild in win at Willmar
Area football scores from Friday, Sept. 24
Football: B-E dominates in first-ever win over CGB
Butterfly babies:Loss of twin sons at birth spurs involvement in memorial 5K
Love INC to host annual fundraiser
Life campaign gathers for the unborn
The Kingery Family presents music with a vision
Births - Sept. 23, 2016
Engaged - Schutta and Kelly
Engaged - Hanson and Arceneau
Births - Sept. 9, 2016
Births - Aug. 26, 2016
What makes a trophy hunter?
From Austin to Alex
Mike Frisch: Fall walleye tips
Morken: The final tune-ups before the season
Franklin L. Cobb
Phillip O. Thompson
Sallie A. DeBoer
Kathleen L. Haining
"Monty" Francis Hevern
EDITORIAL: How to survive a crash with a power pole
IN THE KNOW: A wonderful, vibrant area
LETTER: Heroic actions saved lives
IT'S OUR TURN: Photos and the First Amendment
EDITORIAL: Don't take emergency care for granted
Farm loan program offers options for on-farm storage
Watch tractors in action at Plow Day 2016
Improving yields and water quality
YOU ASKED: Who planted the sunflowers near interstate?
Extension Column: Now is the time to take cuttings from your favorite annuals
Website launched for small businesses, entrepreneurs
Bell Bank named among 'Best Banks to Work For'
Carlos Creek Winery honored for Business and Industrial Appreciation Day
Employers of the Year nominations sought
Lake Darling Resort to replace Viking Trail Resort
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