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Fish and Wildlife obtains wetland easement
Coalition continues to oppose private prison in western Minn.
Franson's abortion bill brings out emotional testimony
Write-in votes determine township spot
Woman who stole squad car pleads guilty
The end of an era: Simpson steps down at B-E after 605 head coaching wins
Homecoming: Swedberg takes over the Alex boys golf program he grew up in
Engfer-Triebenbach takes over Osakis golf programs
Vikings finalize deal with WR Thielen
Three Chargers named All-LEC in girls basketball
Cancer benefit is set for Randy Beman
Organic Gardening Club to host barn dance
LIBRARY NEWS: Finding the time to read
Nowells to speak about merging of sports, Christianity
Sweetwater Revival to give concert of hope, encouragement
Births - March 17, 2017
Births - March 8, 2017
Engaged - Freiderich and Blumhoefer
Births - March 3, 2017
Engaged - Lee and Dybdal
Mike Frisch: What's my walleye line?
Art of every size, shape and color
DNR release: Catch-and-release summer walleye season announced for Mille Lacs
Carvers coming to the RCC
Bald eagles migrating back to Minnesota
Lynnette "Lynn" M. Kalina
Betty A. Dittberner
Christina Michelle Jackson
IN THE KNOW: Alexandria is top micropolitan in Minnesota
LETTER: Asking nicely; this time only
LETTER: Please don't litter
LETTER: Don't doubt that people want jobs
GUEST EDITORIAL: Sail a course to Real ID
Agriculture going strong in Douglas County
Douglas County Master Gardeners present Let's Get Growing workshop
Wussows named a Yieldmaster contest winner
Nominate a Farm Mom of the Year
Selecting fragrant flowers for your cutting garden
Coffee lover branches out: Alexandria man turns roasting into a side business
Ecumen Bethany Community receives Customer Experience Award
Parkers Prairie bar and grill is first to serve liquor
Dilley Zimny Insurance named a Circle of Excellence Agency
Ecumen Bethany Community receives workforce grant
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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