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Sheriff's employees get leadership training
County drops idea to stop employees from talking to media w/video
Law Enforcement Blotter: Wednesday, April 18 and Thursday, April 19
Area working to plug skills gap
Time to worry about opener? More than 30 inches still covered many area lakes this week
Tennis: Cardinals off to a quick start
Softball: WCA takes season opener over Browerville
Trap shooting: B-E looks for a return to state
Yohnke getting offers from DI programs
Shooting for big things: Alexandria trap ready to compete in a competitive field
And the most-requested library books are....
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
The day Curt Felt died
Bonding over books
Toys for Kids reaches 165 children
Steve and Karen Samek
Morken: A few tips for gaining hunting permission
CRP cap to rise in House version of 2018 federal Farm Bill
From sap to syrup
Public comment meeting on deer plan coming to Glenwood
Morken: What survey numbers tell us about the future of conservation
Edward "Ed" Bitzan
Richard Millard Ohlsen
Robert F. Kane
LETTER: Thanking those who care for our youngest
LETTER: What are commissioners hiding?
EDITORIAL: County board misses chance to be upfront
OUR TURN: Don't slam community theater
1968: Good Friday fire destroys businesses
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
Herberger's to close soon
Spring brings excitement, optimism
Parent company of Herberger's could be headed for liquidation
On The Street
Tip Top’s latest scoop: New owners
hires and promotions
on the street
April 25, 2017
Educational event helps families manage autism in their home
The Windmill Project will host an educational autism event on Thursday, April 27, from 4 to 6 p.m. at Douglas County Library in Alexandria. The event will include a panel of community experts to help families learn how to manage autism in their home. Light refreshments will be served,...
April 25, 2017 - 2:15pm
April 21, 2017
ATCC Foundation holds scholarship recognition event
The Alexandria Technical and Community College Foundation recently hosted its annual Scholarship Recognition Event celebrating and honoring the 2016-2017 named scholarship recipients and their donors. Donors met students they're helping and learned firsthand the difference they've...
April 21, 2017 - 6:56am
February 22, 2017
Save the date: garden education opportunities available
So many garden education opportunities, so little time. This is a reminder of the many offerings available in the coming months: Come Grow With Us at West Central Research and Outreach Center, AgCountry Auditorium, Morris. Classes are free and open to the public: • Wednesday, March...
February 22, 2017 - 9:00am
February 3, 2017
Find the perfect outfit for Night to Shine
Guests who will attend the Tim Tebow Foundation's Night to Shine on Friday, Feb. 10, are invited to take advantage of a special shopping boutique. Prom-goers can selects gowns, jewelry, sport coats, shirts and ties to wear to the gala event at no cost. Shopping will take place on...
February 3, 2017 - 10:00am
November 4, 2016
Holiday craft/vendor event benefits Jingle Bells
The public is invited to attend a holiday vendor/craft event on Saturday, Nov. 12 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Broadway Ballroom in Alexandria. All proceeds will be donated to Jingle Bells. Vendors will include Scentsy, Elli Lou Creations, Gourmet Cupboards, Lularoe, Thirty-One, Sweater...
November 4, 2016 - 10:00am
September 11, 2016
St. Mary's Block Party draws big crowd - w/video
There was plenty to do during St. Mary's two-day block party. The Alexandria Catholic church hosted the celebration at the Runestone Community...
September 11, 2016 - 3:24pm
April 6, 2016
Out & About Around the County: Lifestyle Expo
The 22nd annual Lifestyles Expo, hosted by the Echo Press at Viking Plaza in Alexandria, did not disappoint. More than 1,000 people packed the...
April 6, 2016 - 12:00am
February 10, 2016
Embrace love of reading at ECFE event
February is Love of Reading Month. To celebrate, Alexandria Public Schools is hosting a free family event. All are invited to the Early Childhood Family Education (ECFE) event on Sunday, Feb. 14 from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. at Douglas County Library and Lakes Area Recreation (LAR) gym,...
February 10, 2016 - 12:00am
November 24, 2015
Out & About - around the county this week
Many enjoyed a bright, sunny Saturday to take a drive for some shopping and socializing. Trinity Lutheran Church in Holmes City held its fifth...
November 24, 2015 - 12:00am
October 28, 2015
Out and about: Fork and Cork introduces refined menu
The Alexandria Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce hosted its annual Fork and Cork event on Friday, October 23. Chamber members, businesses and community...
October 28, 2015 - 12:00am
August 7, 2015
Family fun, community connections made at Night Out
Alexandria’s annual Community Night Out is about making connections, and this year thousands of connections were made. A crowd of 1,200...
August 7, 2015 - 11:08am
On the calendar
• Knute Nelson in Alexandria will host its annual community picnic Wednesday, August 12 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. There will be a barbecue-style lunch and ice cream. Entertainment includes Alexandria Aces, music by Sax Appeal, Erickson’s Petting Zoo and face painting. All are welcome....
August 7, 2015 - 12:00am
September 26, 2014
Hot dish: Should it be our state food?
It’s totally a Minnesota thing.
September 26, 2014 - 1:34pm
September 12, 2014
Moonshine Madness hits Osakis
Madness is coming to the town of Osakis…Moonshine Madness, that is. Everyone is invited to slip on a flapper dress or zoot suit and celebrate...
September 12, 2014 - 12:00am
Join Scouting event hosted by Cub Scouts
The Alexandria Area Cub Scouts will host a Join Scouting event on Thursday, September 18 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at the Runestone Community Center in Alexandria. All boys in first through sixth grade are invited to attend. The Cub Scout program is a resource that can help families accomplish...
September 12, 2014 - 12:00am