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Health and development screenings available
Three positions up for election in Douglas SWCD
Resort, campground operators invited to Fall Conference and Expo
Mental health advocate to speak on Oct. 24
Navy vet receives Car Care Program's 150th car
8-5A Football: Cards to face winner of Spuds, Lumberjacks
5AA football: Osakis to face Benson in section quarterfinals
6A volleyball: Chargers four seed in subsection tourney
Football: ACGC shuts out Lakers
Area football scores from Wednesday, Oct. 19
In Pursuit of a Dream is performed across the area
The Bible: More reliable than any story in history
Celebrate the harvest with Applefest
Births - Oct. 21, 2016
Births - Oct. 14, 2016
Engaged - Schwab and Ronning
Engaged - Schmitz and Volesky
A memorable moose in Alaska
DNR Release: Lake Carlos State Park to offer snowshoe-lacing workshop
From the stand: Doe tagged on a perfect evening
Mike Frisch: Find the fish first
Lake Miltona hosting pro musky world championship
Lorraine M. Essler
Allan D. Olk
Eunice Mae Lydia Backlund
Vincent T. Montgomery
LETTER: Kulp shows strength, determination
LETTER: Sen. Westrom listens to constituents
LETTER: Westrom willing to 'go to the mat'
LETTER: Vote for growth and opportunity
IT'S OUR TURN: What does asthma feel like?
How to manage box elder bugs
2017 Minnesota Gardening calendars are now available
Wheat council seeks candidates for board of directors
Five ways to protect your garden from deer
Crops benefit from proper application of livestock manure
LAPW announces 2016 Employers of the Year
Alexandria among cheapest cities for car insurance
FAST adds large robotic welder to Glenwood facility
Alexandria credit unions team up to volunteer
Chamber Ambassadors visit three businesses
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