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Corn and Pork Chop Jubilee is under way
Law Enforcement Blotter: Tuesday, August 15
MN Muslim group calling for hate crime charge after man accused of throwing a pig's foot at Somali-American
Douglas County Outstanding Seniors: Pickles, bowling and much more
High water prompts no wake zones on 15 lakes
Tennis: Panthers looking for continued progress
Minnewaska Golf Club: Peters, Verkinderen hit holes-in-one in the same group
Eagles Horseshoe Standings
Alex 11U baseball team takes home state title
Atkinson wins Race for the Fallen Lineman at Viking
Photo of the Week
Vacation transformation at Good Shepherd Church
Alexandria's Enterprise plays courthouse concert
Faith Happenings: Running legend to speak at Faith @ Work Lunch
Engaged - Sharp and Kasper
Morken: Habitat key to curbing coyotes' effect on fawns
DNR report: Fewer small game hunters buy licenses in 2016
Morken: Death of Bosek hits hard for many
Plenty of deer harvest opportunities locally
DNR sees illegal use of hydraulic jets on more local waters
Jennifer R. Lorenz-Billings
Richard Henry Tomford
Sylvia O. Johnson
James F. Chan
Echo Press Editorial: Blank page speaks volumes
Observations from the Archives: 1967: Fair features racing ostrich-pulled carts
Commentary: City doesn't have right to ban new wells
In the Know: Pay attention to city, county budgets
Letter: What advice did Trump give Boy Scouts?
There's still time to plant veggies
Haying and grazing OK on some Conservation Reserve land
Millerville gets hands-on with butter
Tractors to parade down 36 mile memory lane
Douglas County 4-H campers
Grant helps Glenwood with downtown facelift
Leadership change at Runestone Museum
Schwan's announces acquisitions as frozen food company beefs up its pizza business
Aagard expands to pull all workers into one building
A new place for ink opens in Alexandria
hires and promotions
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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. 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