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Live stream: Jacob Wetterling funeral service at 10 a.m. today
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
Blizzard hockey: Freeze edge Alex in the final period
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
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
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
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. The weather turns cooler and we start mixing meat, veggies and cream of whatever soup, shove it in the oven...
September 26, 2014 - 1:34pm
September 12, 2014
Voyager Industries attends hospice day
Voyager Industries of Brandon attended the Harmon Killebrew Hospice Day at Target Field on Saturday, August 16. Lakeland Hospice started the...
September 12, 2014 - 12:00am
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
September 11, 2014
Regeneration Center to hold annual banquet
The Regeneration Center (TRC) will hold its 15th annual banquet on Friday, September 26 at 6 p.m. at the Holiday Inn in Alexandria. The theme is “Strengthening the Family of God.” There will be music, fellowship and a Regeneration Center update. Connie Lee and Family will provide...
September 11, 2014 - 2:31pm
Pro-life event offered
Minnesota Citizens Concerned for Life will sponsor a pro-life evening on Tuesday, September 16 at 7 p.m. at the Alexandria Senior Center, 414 Hawthorne Street, Alexandria. Attendees will learn about how to help pregnant women in need and will be presented with the facts of abortion,...
September 11, 2014 - 2:19pm
September 9, 2014
Letter: Answers received about faith journey
To the editor: In April 2014, I had a dream that I would be directed to four or five priests. At the time I didn’t see any significance in it, so I put it aside. In August, a friend gave me a copy of the Catholic paper. On the back page was an ad for a Catholic Answers Conference...
September 9, 2014 - 12:09pm
September 5, 2014
Impact Alexandria features Olympian Mary Lou Retton
In 1984, Mary Lou Retton stunned the world when she became the first American woman to win an Olympic gold medal in gymnastics and next month,...
September 5, 2014 - 12:00am