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Remembering the uncle he never met
AgweekTV: Better grilling
Education funding up, but union urges veto
UPDATE: Last of 9 prisoners who escaped in state van caught on Minneapolis bridge
Eagles Horseshoe League Standings
Trap Shooting: Perfect score from Brezina leads Alexandria shooters
Track and Field: Minnewaska, WCA battle in subsections
Baseball: Merritt tosses complete game in starting pitching debut
Track and field: A-B-E sends eight to sections
Still duty bound: Inspiration Peak Legion conducts military honors
Memorial Day events
Photo of the week
Learn about easy-to-grow veggies
Engaged - Bruzik and Johnson
Engaged - Teichert and Kelly
Engaged - Schmidt and Murray
Engaged - Harstad and Engebretson
Wedding - Von Bank and Hoelscher
Morken: Becoming a better bow hunter
Nice bass for Maeyaert
Fee increases added to final environment bill
Morken: Still time to fill that tag as toms continue to sound off
Minnesota opener: Slow going on Reno Saturday morning
Timothy D. Claussen
Kathleen Rose Kaar
Letter: March for Truth in Glenwood
Letter: Suicide should never be glorified
Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down: Views by the Echo Press
Guest editorial: Take a bigger view of what's underwater
Observations from the Archives: 1967: Hardware Hank's is Official Barbie Trade-In Headquarters
4-H trains youth as camp counselors
4-H'ers take the stage
Master gardeners plant sale coming up
Crabgrass prevention in your home lawn
Gardening Brown Bag series offered
Winery, brewery and distillery hope customers come crawling
Groundbreaking next week on mental health facility
On the Street
New Aagard program provides tool cabinets for employees
Chamber introduces new networking event
hires and promotions
On The Street
May 23, 2017
Christian singer returns to Alex area
Christian singer, songwriter and speaker Peder Eide will return to the area for a special Memorial Day weekend performance at St. Luke's Lutheran Church in Garfield. Eide, a music ambassador for child advocacy ministry Compassion International, will perform Friday,, May 6, from...
May 23, 2017 - 8:51am
May 21, 2017
Walk, open house for mental health awareness
An open house at the new offices for the Vikingland Community Support Program is being added to the organization's annual walk to observe May as Mental Health Awareness Month. The walk will start at the new office at 1106 Broadway St. at noon, Thursday, May 18. Walkers will go to...
May 21, 2017 - 9:38am
May 19, 2017
Council to consider events, streets, strategic planning
Several community events, road projects and a proposal for strategic planning services — those are just three of the items on the Alexandria City Council's agenda for its May 22 meeting. The planning proposal is from Craig Rapp, LLC, based in Chicago. Rapp is a nationally recognized...
May 19, 2017 - 5:39am
May 18, 2017
Evansville Art Center hosts open mic night
The Evansville Art Center welcomes musician for open mic night at 7 p.m. Thursday. The center, at 111 Main Street, offers a sound system and full keyboard Yamaha piano. Staff is always looking for new musicians to join a faithful group of performers. The intimate space draws an...
May 18, 2017 - 3:42pm
May 8, 2017
Civil War comes to life through songs and stories at AAAA
The Civil War era will come alive on Tuesday, May 9, at the Alexandria Area Arts Association during "The Recent Unpleasantness — Stories...
May 8, 2017 - 6:00am
May 7, 2017
Radio Theatre presents its May shows
Lakes Area Radio Theatre is going old school with with the characters Johnny Dollar and Dr. Tweedy for its shows on Friday, May 12, at 2214 Geneva Road, Alexandria. On stage are Phil Goellner, Pete Woit, Al Edwards, Sue Edwards, Bob Sievers and Michael Roers. Music is by Bob Piotrowski....
May 7, 2017 - 5:50pm
May 5, 2017
Learn the world of dementia at training event
The public is invited to attend a dementia training on Thursday, May 11, from 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. at Edgewood Vista, 1902 7th Avenue E. in Alexandria. Those especially encouraged to attend are family members or friends of someone with dementia (free), professionals who work with dementia...
May 5, 2017 - 10:29am
May 3, 2017
Kennedi's Karnival to benefit Hay family
Kennedi's Karnival, a benefit for the family of 4-year-old Kennedi Hay, will be held on Sunday, May 7, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Runestone Community Center in Alexandria. The carnival will include lunch, cake walk games, music, magician, a chance to win prizes, children's crafts,...
May 3, 2017 - 6:05am
April 27, 2017
Ring of Kerry brings Irish influence to Central Square
Ring of Kerry, an energetic Irish music group, will perform on Saturday, April 29, at 7:30 p.m. at Central Square in Glenwood. The group takes...
April 27, 2017 - 2:29pm
April 26, 2017
Lakes Area Radio Theatre hosts two classic shows
Lakes Area Radio Theatre is recreating two classic radio shows, "Blondie" and "The Saint," on Friday, April 28, at 7 p.m. at the theater, 2214 Geneva Road NE, Alexandria. Admission is $8. On-stage performers include Paige Johnson, Bill Glade, Jim Odden, Paula Glade, Martin Kagermeire...
April 26, 2017 - 10:13am
April 24, 2017
Gala to feature student-made items in silent auction
Zion Lutheran School students have been hard at work creating unique, handcrafted items for the upcoming Zion School Gala on Saturday, April...
April 24, 2017 - 9:13am
April 20, 2017
First Bags and Beer event Saturday at RCC
Grab a beer and ready your bean bags. The first-ever Bags and Beer event to benefit Alex Hockey and the Alexandria Fire Department Relief Association will be held on Saturday, April 22, at the Runestone Community Center in Alexandria. The day will include a bean bag tournament and...
April 20, 2017 - 11:13am
April 17, 2017
Free program explains why mindset matters
Keeping your thoughts positive and your mood uplifted can result in improved health. A free program introducing concepts that your mindset matters will be presented on Thursday, April 20, at 5:30 p.m. at Titus 2 Ministry Center, 7005 County Road 82 SE, Alexandria. Everyone is welcome...
April 17, 2017 - 9:18am
April 14, 2017
Taste of Douglas County to benefit car care program
The Douglas County Car Care Program invites the public to attend its third annual Taste of Douglas County on Thursday, April 20, from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Holiday Inn in Alexandria. The event is a time to socialize and try free samples from 16 area restaurants. Tickets are $25...
April 14, 2017 - 3:21pm
April 10, 2017
Cody James to share story at Celebrate Recovery
Celebrate Recovery invites the public to a night of worship and personal testimony from Cody James on Monday, April 10, at 6:30 p.m. at Alexandria...
April 10, 2017 - 8:07am