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Osakis, B-E gear up for Homecoming week
Rally against corruption set for Saturday
Alexandria doctor harnesses the sun with $50,000 project
Good news, bad news for fall: Maples should be healthy, oaks maybe not
Law Enforcement Blotter: Thursday, September 21
Football: Spartans show off their defense as Cards fall to 2-2
Cross Country: Cards take second and third in Rocori
Where are they now: Vogeler off to fast start at BSU
Football: Cards have to respond as tough schedule awaits
Football: Chargers face undefeated Bears
Faith Events: Speaker coming to Osakis High
Country Blossom Farm holds baking, eating contests
Community Education classes available
Events promote talking about suicide
Ecumen gives look at daytime senior care
Don & Betty Kuelbs
Gary & Molly Buse
Gary & Molly Buse
DNR release: Optimistic about Saturday's duck opener
Posted, but done properly? Rules, prosecuting case can be complicated
Mike Frisch: Cover more water
A whirlwind of a win: Alexandria anglers take big payday in first pro tournament
DNR roadside survey: Pheasant index down 26 percent
James "Jim" W. Anderson
Michelle Kay Miller
Lorraine K. Porter
Michelle Kay "Ma Miller" Miller
Letter: Who earned the right to sit during anthem?
Echo Press Editorial: Feds delay in health care hurts consumers
Letter: Don't put gravel pit in Forada
Letter: Confederate statues promote division
Letter: No right way to protest
Dairy council seeks candidates
Tomato tasting at the library
What's wrong with my tomato plant?
There's still time to plant veggies
Haying and grazing OK on some Conservation Reserve land
Tastefully Simple confirms layoffs, opening up building space for tenants
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Feds allow more time for comment on Internet access
Alexandria ReStore remains open, plans expansion
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September 8, 2017
Homecoming right around the corner
It's earlier than usual this year but it is Homecoming time for Alexandria Area High School. This year's annual event will come with a few changes aimed at making it a more communitywide affair. Coronation will take place in the evening rather than the school day to encourage community...
September 8, 2017 - 1:13pm
August 18, 2017
Knute Nelson to celebrate Alexandria's seniors
Knute Nelson Home Care and Hospice in Alexandria will celebrate National Senior Citizens Day. This holiday of appreciation was created in 1988 by President Ronald Reagan as a means to honor seniors and recognize their achievements that enrich our communities every year.
August 18, 2017 - 3:41pm
August 10, 2017
First Big Ole bike fest set for this weekend
The inaugural Big Ole Bicycle Festival this weekend will showcase the smooth Central Lakes Trail and rugged mountain biking paths around Douglas...
August 10, 2017 - 8:40am
August 4, 2017
Artists offer free community art day
Community members can make postcards, posters or other projects from 9 a.m.-noon Tuesday, Aug. 8 when the Alexandria United Methodist Church 2210 E. 6th Ave. hosts a free Community Art Day. Led by the Brush and Palette Club, artists will demonstrate a range of techniques such as mixing...
August 4, 2017 - 3:05pm
July 21, 2017
At Douglas County Library: Fun socks, Legos and oh yeah, books!
The Douglas County Library is a hopping place this summer. Performers and programs will offer something to do almost every day of the week. For those kids who love crafts, the library will help them to make a button or tie-dyed pair of socks (please bring your own pair of socks)...
July 21, 2017 - 11:07am
July 18, 2017
Class of 1952 class reunion planned
The Class of 1952 graduated from Alexandria Central High School in a year that saw Queen Elizabeth's coronation, the first open heart surgery and the introduction of Mr. Potato Head. The average new house cost $9,000. This month, it will hold its 65th class reunion at the Corral Saloon...
July 18, 2017 - 6:01pm
July 13, 2017
Villard church hosts roast beef dinner
St. Bartholomew’s Catholic Church in Villard will host a roast beef dinner on Tuesday, July 18, from 4:30-7 p.m. in their air-conditioned church basement. Everyone is welcome. The cost is $8 for adults, $4 for ages 4-11 and free for ages 3 and under. The church is at 451 Lincoln...
July 13, 2017 - 3:50pm
Tractors to parade down 36 mile memory lane
It turns out memory lane is just about 36 miles long. The Pioneer Power Club, a vintage tractor club based in Douglas County, will celebrate...
July 13, 2017 - 8:22am
Local artists open studios to the public
Nine local artists will showcase their work during the annual Art of the Lakes Studio Tour from Friday through Sunday. Free and open to the...
July 13, 2017 - 6:45am
July 12, 2017
Taking a spin through Miltona Tornado Days
Starting this weekend, Miltona will open its doors for the annual Tornado Days, with a bounce house, a free family movie, horse-drawn wagon rides...
July 12, 2017 - 6:23pm
July 7, 2017
Author to sign work at Cherry Street Books
Cherry Street Books will host Minnesota mystery writer Midge Bubany for a book signing on Saturday, July 8, from 12:30-2 p.m. Her new novel, "Love 'em or Leave 'em Dead," features detective Cal Sheehan and a complicated case involving the murder of a popular talk radio program host....
July 7, 2017 - 5:57am
July 2, 2017
Red, white and blue weekend
The bearded man riding the Segway with a cow head at the front weaved his down the parade route waving and enjoying the beautiful afternoon...
July 2, 2017 - 6:27pm
June 28, 2017
Work on new Miltona playground starts
The rain didn't stop the community of Miltona from carrying out a dream project that has been several years in the making this last weekend....
June 28, 2017 - 11:29am
June 23, 2017
Be prepared: Marching bands are coming
A Viking-sized weekend is just around the corner with the Minnesota high school marching band championships coming to town, and resident and...
June 23, 2017 - 8:09am
June 19, 2017
Mini-golf for special needs kids on June 25
The Windmill Project will host its third annual 18-hole Miniature Golf Classic at Casey's Amusement Park on June 25. It's a fundraiser for the nonprofit organization, which provides networking and information to families of children with special needs. The event will run from 4-7...
June 19, 2017 - 5:33pm