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Long repair list for B-E schools
NorthStar Group breaks ground on sports complex, home of FCA Hockey
Meet the new Pet of the Week: Walter (w/video)
Law Enforcement Blotter: Friday, October 13 through Sunday, October 15
Miltona celebration combines Oktoberfest with Fire Prevention Week
Volleyball: Panthers fall to Knights in five sets
Sports schedule for Monday, Oct. 16
Football: Panthers win on senior night
Tennis: Lanoue falls in quarterfinals
Swimming & Diving: Alex takes fourth at True Team tournament
Open Mic Night welcomes new musicians
Pope County archeologists share findings, identify artifacts
Small change adds up for youth groups
Van Wakeren: A single smile can go a long way
Jerome & Irene Hagen
Gene & Mary
Gene & Mary
T. Mike & Jeannie Thompson
Jackson's first hunt success
Jennie Lake re-established as a waterfowl refuge
Morken: Trying to master scent control
Morken: CRP is worth fighting for by more than hunters
Sizing up the local deer herd
Annabelle Kretschmar (Pikal)
Robert G. Swanson
George "Joe" Cresswell
It's Our Turn: Goodbye, yoga pants; hello work
Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down: Views from the Echo Press Editorial Board
Letter: Our country isn't perfect but it's still the best
Letter: Overpaid for defending a lousy football
Letter: Tear down Big Ole statue?
Palmer amaranth crops up in Todd County
Farmer deadlines approaching
Tightly spiraled worms? You've got millipedes!
Dairy council seeks candidates
Tomato tasting at the library
Three Bello Cucina locations for sale, including Alexandria
Professional women to honor employers, Woman of the Year
Arvig school partnership nets cash for Osakis schools
State Farm agent retires after 35 years, welcomes two new agents
Myrin joins Echo Press sports staff
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January 11, 2013
Celebrate winter with Frozen Ole weekend
Don't miss the pond hockey tournament that will be held without a pond this weekend! The Frozen Ole Pond Hockey Championships will be held on...
January 11, 2013 - 12:00am
December 7, 2012
Holiday event to benefit Toys for Tots
On Tuesday, December 11 from 5 to 7 p.m., Crossings Inn and Suites of Parkers Prairie will host a free holiday event benefiting Toys for Tots. The public is welcome. Hot chocolate, holiday cookies and treats will be served, and Santa will drop by for a visit. "Toys for Tots works...
December 7, 2012 - 12:00am
December 5, 2012
John Fisher to speak at retired educators' event
John Fisher will speak at the Vikingland Area Retired Educators' luncheon on Wednesday, December 12 at noon at the Holiday Inn in Alexandria. Fisher, the newly elected president of Retired Educators Association of Minnesota (REAM), served as REAM's legislative co-chair with Denis...
December 5, 2012 - 12:00am
November 28, 2012
Parkers Prairie Christmas event offers crafts, art, entertainment
On Saturday, December 1 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., the Parkers Prairie Pride of Lions will host a Christmas craft, arts and gift show at the Parkers Prairie High School. Admission is $2 or $1 with a food shelf donation. The public is welcome. The show will feature local area crafters,...
November 28, 2012 - 12:00am
September 14, 2012
Donnelly Custom Manufacturing president to highlight strategies
Ron Kirscht, president of Donnelly Custom Manufacturing Company, will be a featured panelist in the Smart Solutions for Minnesota Private Companies event on Tuesday, September 25 at the Nicollet Island Pavilion in Minneapolis. As part of the event's focus on succeeding in today's...
September 14, 2012 - 12:00am
July 11, 2012
'Women Caring for the Land' event kicks off meetings
"I realized many people had the same questions and concerns that I had" was a common response from the 11 women who attended the first Women...
July 11, 2012 - 12:00am
July 6, 2012
Area women team up with Habitat for Humanity for Women Build
Soon the pounding of nails and the buzzing of saws will begin again at a Habitat for Humanity (HFH) Build site in Alexandria. This is a unique...
July 6, 2012 - 3:00pm
April 18, 2012
Johnson to speak at library 'Friends' annual meeting
Jill Johnson, author of Little Minnesota - 100 Towns Around 100, will kick off the annual meeting for the Douglas County Library Friends and Foundation with a presentation. The event is Wednesday, May 2 at 7 p.m. at the library meeting room. Published in November 2011, Johnson's...
April 18, 2012 - 12:00am
December 30, 2011
Unity Foundation invites men to breakfast event
The Unity Foundation invites all men to the Community Christian Men's Breakfast on Friday, January 6 from 6:30 to 7:30 a.m. at the Broadway Ballroom in Alexandria. Experience a time of fellowship with other men, discover the value of living life with purpose and intention and learn...
December 30, 2011 - 12:00am
December 14, 2011
2012 Community Read based on 'The Things They Carried'
The 2012 Community Read, "One Community, One Book," will focus on the book, The Things They Carried by Tim O'Brien. The collection of stories is about a platoon of American soldiers in the Vietnam War. The Community Read events include: February 9 at 7 p.m. - Showing of the movie,...
December 14, 2011 - 12:00am
December 9, 2011
Malmstrom to speak at Faith at Work Lunch
Dan Malmstrom will speak at the Faith at Work Lunch on Friday, December 16 from noon to 1 p.m. at the Broadway Ballroom in Alexandria. Malmstrom is the president of Douglas Scientific in Alexandria. He will bring convictions from the Word of God in a presentation intended to inspire...
December 9, 2011 - 12:00am
November 25, 2011
'The Snoop' to be presented by Lakes Area Theatre
Lakes Area Theatre (LAT) in Alexandria is offering the following productions this week: ON STAGE A new detective is in town and on the LAT stage in The Snoop on Friday, November 25 at 7 p.m. The show is directed by Kathy Ray and stars Chuck Grussing, Tim Ray, Jim Thoreen, Nancy...
November 25, 2011 - 12:00am
November 4, 2011
250 vocalists needed for 'Carmina Burana' concert
The Central Lakes Symphony Orchestra is looking for 250 voices to create a choir for a community performance of Carmina Burana. Performances will be held Sunday, March 4, 2012 at 1 and 3:30 p.m. at Jefferson High School in Alexandria. Rehearsals for the choir will be held Tuesday...
November 4, 2011 - 12:00am
Spiritual Warfare course offered
Prayer Watch International (PWI) presents "Spiritual Warfare for Every Christian" at Alexandria Covenant Church. The course is offered three consecutive weekends: Fridays, April 1, 8 and 15 from 6:30 to 9 p.m.; and Saturdays, April 2, 9 and 16 from 9 a.m.
March 4, 2011 - 12:00am
Bous offers testimony of miracles
Justin Bous will present testimony of Jesus Christ and the miracles God has performed on Saturday, March 12 at the Community Center in Miltona at 6:30 p.m. Adults and children are welcome to attend and hear Bous' good news message. The center is located 12 miles north of Alexandria...
March 4, 2011 - 12:00am