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Holiday train returns with music and food bank mission
Lighting placed at 15 rural intersections: Study says lights improve safety
Best of the Lakes Area Meat Market
Best of the Lakes Area Plumbing/Heating
Franken's Senate vacancy is hardly Minnesota's first
Girls basketball: Defense leads B-E past Rothsay
Boys basketball: Wibstad hits game winner at Browerville
Blizzard hockey: Alexandria sweeps weekend with win over Granite City
Blizzard hockey: Scanlon sends Alexandria out a winner
Boys basketball: Johnsrud's 25 leads Lakers to 3-0
A space for young learners: Library exhibit combines science and art
One page at a time: Library can help you through the holidays
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
Donors can swap books for wine
A family affair: Three generations of women keep salon growing
Helping African firefighters
Cross-country bicyclist to stop in Alexandria
Just for Kix hosts annual dance show
Extremely rare Canada lynx spotted in Minnesota's Chippewa National Forest
Mike Frisch: Icing winter walleyes
Local hunters keep an eye on CWD developments
Morken: Make the most of this final month
Five cases of CWD confirmed in southeastern Minnesota
Dale E. Anderson
Terrance L. Koep
Earl D. Ihnen
Linda L. Moske
Our Turn: Echo Press saves taxpayers money
LETTER: Farm bill renewal is in sight
LETTER: Peterson should ignore bad advice
Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down
LETTER: Military requires harassment training
Extension schedules land rent meeting for farmers, landowners
Managing boxelder bugs as the cold sets in
Step away from that pruning saw!
Going far with 4-H horses
County crafting buffer compliance rules
Bello Cucina abruptly closes doors for good
Dollar District closing Sunday, Nov. 26
On The Street
KCCO going away, but CBS signal may stay
Laven re-elected to the state chamber board
hires and promotions
on the street
November 16, 2017
High school brings humor, music and life lessons to the stage
The play of "Tuck Everlasting" doesn't quite fit one specific genre — and that's exactly the reason that the Alexandria Area High School...
November 16, 2017 - 7:29am
September 25, 2017
Minn. mom, former Olympic swimmer, competes for $1M on Survivor TV show
MINNEAPOLIS — A former Olympic swimmer and current sports psychologist and college professor who lives in Excelsior, Minn., will compete...
September 25, 2017 - 4:48pm
September 8, 2017
Homecoming right around the corner
It's earlier than usual this year but it is Homecoming time for Alexandria Area High School. This year's annual event will come with a few changes aimed at making it a more communitywide affair. Coronation will take place in the evening rather than the school day to encourage community...
September 8, 2017 - 1:13pm
August 24, 2017
Three local concert series come to an end
Summer ain't over till the music festivals end, and three major Alexandria festivals are wrapping up the season beginning tonight. Music in the...
August 24, 2017 - 11:27am
August 14, 2017
Alexandria's Enterprise plays courthouse concert
Enterprise, an Alexandria duo with lead guitarist Kevin Klimek and bassist Jim Faber, will perform a free concert on the Douglas County Courthouse...
August 14, 2017 - 7:40am
August 7, 2017
WoodPicks to perform gospel, bluegrass on courthouse lawn
The WoodPicks, a five-member band from Thief River Falls, will perform a free concert on the Douglas County Courthouse lawn in Alexandria on...
August 7, 2017 - 7:35am
August 3, 2017
Concert on the courthouse lawn canceled
The concert on the Douglas County Courthouse lawn for Thursday, Aug. 3, has been canceled because of poor weather conditions, according to organizers from the Red Willow Arts Coalition. The performance by Cassie and The Bobs will not be rescheduled. The next free concert in the series...
August 3, 2017 - 3:01pm
July 31, 2017
Cassie & The Bobs to perform free concert
Channeling their inner Patsy Cline, Cassie & The Bobs will perform a free concert on the Douglas County Courthouse lawn in Alexandria on Thursday,...
July 31, 2017 - 12:10pm
July 24, 2017
WE Fest versus Bruno: What did you decide?
Do you love WE Fest AND Bruno Mars? Were you torn about what to do when you found out Bruno Mars is smack in the middle of the largest country...
July 24, 2017 - 1:48pm
Loose Change to deliver free concert
The Loose Change Band will bring the music of old-time and newer country stars to the Douglas County Courthouse lawn in Alexandria on Thursday,...
July 24, 2017 - 7:44am
July 17, 2017
Rockin' Hollywoods play courthouse lawn
The Rockin' Hollywoods present "Solid Gold Rock 'n' Roll" from the 1950s to the 1980s at the Douglas County Courthouse lawn in Alexandria on...
July 17, 2017 - 8:43am
July 10, 2017
Lightning Creek plays courthouse lawn
Lightning Creek brings three-part harmonies, keyboard, fiddle and lap steel to the Douglas County Courthouse lawn in Alexandria on Thursday,...
July 10, 2017 - 8:49am
June 30, 2017
Courthouse concert features concert band
Billing itself as "the Midwest's only official rock 'n' roll beach party band," Bob & The Beachcombers will play 1960s surfing hits on the Douglas...
June 30, 2017 - 9:00am
June 23, 2017
Be prepared: Marching bands are coming
A Viking-sized weekend is just around the corner with the Minnesota high school marching band championships coming to town, and resident and...
June 23, 2017 - 8:09am
June 19, 2017
Courthouse concert features country rock
Country rock band Cimarron will bring the music of the Eagles, Crosby Stills and Nash, Dan Fogelberg, Simon and Garfunkel and others to the Douglas...
June 19, 2017 - 7:49am