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Law Enforcement Blotter: Nov. 14-15
Firefighters battle house fire in Nelson
Driver taken to hospital after car goes off Highway 29
County gives lakes group $50,000
Gov. Dayton back in hospital after post-surgery complications
Alexandria's Boraas signs to play Division I golf
Vogeler wraps up standout career at DB after entering college as a quarterback
Sports schedule for Friday, Nov. 16
Class A state swim: Cardinals’ 4x400 relay advances to finals
Steidl, Jordheim make the most of their five years at NDSU
Friends for a century: Two women, who are almost 101, form unique bond
Running down a dream: Osakis mom overcomes pain, finished marathon
Visiting the wall: Four area vets join Rolling Thunder protest and rally in D.C.
A big heart: Forada firefighter loved helping everyone
And the most-requested library books are....
DeLaney Ann Jane
Minnesota deer kill down 9.5 percent from last year
A big buck with grandpa
A decoy buck with a bow
DNR report: Deer farm with past CWD cases identifies more
Deer report: An incredible week turns into such a low, and what to take from it
Robert "Bob" J. Johnston
Robert Edward Richardson
Ardean A. Hollatz
Letter to the Editor: Epilepsy is always newsworthy
An Echo Press Editorial: Don't be a victim of silent killer
Letter to the Editor: Start a path to health, vitality
1918: Soldier writes home
Letter to the Editor: People in Alexandria are decent, incredible
4-H holds county competition
Extension schedules land rent meeting for farmers, landowners
Managing boxelder bugs as the cold sets in
Step away from that pruning saw!
Going far with 4-H horses
Tubbs wins state award: Horizon Public Health leader is retiring in January
Meet new turkey farmers in the US’s largest turkey-producing county
Minnesota unemployment rate remains steady
Co-op seeking access to inventory taxidermy, property
Seasonal worker didn’t know former boss was escaping after fraud accusations
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September 20, 2017
Events promote talking about suicide
With the number of suicides edging up in Minnesota, a local suicide awareness group is holding a 5K run/walk and bringing in a statewide group to provide training on suicide prevention. Suicide statistics for 2016 have not yet been released. However, the previous year's data reported...
September 20, 2017 - 11:07am
September 19, 2017
New musicians invited to Open Mic Night
Evansville Art Center invites musicians to play at Open Mic Night at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 21, at 111 Main St. The art center says it offers an excellent sound system and a full keyboard Yamaha piano. A regular group of musicians plays and always welcomes new performers to its intimate...
September 19, 2017 - 3:35pm
September 7, 2017
Radio show, eatery bring dinner theater to Nelson
Lakes Area Radio Theatre is teaming up with the Corral Saloon and Eatery in Nelson for a western-themed dinner and a live radio theater show on Sunday, Sept. 10, at the restaurant. The barbecue chicken dinner is at 4 p.m. with two western radio shows starting at 5:30 p.m. The first...
September 7, 2017 - 8:58am
Poet to tell the stories of burials in Spruce Hill
A poet and historian drawn to old Spruce Hill graves will read the stories she wrote about them from 7-8:30 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 15, at the...
September 7, 2017 - 7:57am
September 4, 2017
Class of 1947 celebrates 70th reunion
The Alexandria High School Class of 1947 graduated in a year when the Cold War began with the Soviet Union, an object crashed in Roswell, New Mexico, and the CIA was established. On Saturday, Sept. 9, the class will meet for lunch at Fat Daddy's to celebrate its 70th reunion. The...
September 4, 2017 - 7:29am
August 25, 2017
Legacy museum offers free photo class
Photographers interested in taking photos in natural settings can register for a free class at The Legacy of the Lakes Museum and Gardens, 205 Third Ave. W. in Alexandria. Van Gooch and Claudine Grove from the Evansville Photoclub will share tips and techniques at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday,...
August 25, 2017 - 8:45am
August 24, 2017
Three local concert series come to an end
Summer ain't over till the music festivals end, and three major Alexandria festivals are wrapping up the season beginning tonight. Music in the...
August 24, 2017 - 11:27am
August 14, 2017
Alexandria's Enterprise plays courthouse concert
Enterprise, an Alexandria duo with lead guitarist Kevin Klimek and bassist Jim Faber, will perform a free concert on the Douglas County Courthouse...
August 14, 2017 - 7:40am
August 3, 2017
Concert on the courthouse lawn canceled
The concert on the Douglas County Courthouse lawn for Thursday, Aug. 3, has been canceled because of poor weather conditions, according to organizers from the Red Willow Arts Coalition. The performance by Cassie and The Bobs will not be rescheduled. The next free concert in the series...
August 3, 2017 - 3:01pm
July 13, 2017
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
March 31, 2017
Minnesota Bicycling Awards seeks to recognize leaders statewide
Towns, cities, universities, and businesses across the state are working to become more bicycle friendly. To spotlight some of the individuals and organizations working hard to support bicycling, the Bicycle Alliance of Minnesota is asking people from across the state to nominate...
March 31, 2017 - 1:00pm
Great American Think-Off entry deadline approaches
The public is invited to tackle the issues of "fake news" vs. truth by submitting an answer to this year's 25th annual Great American Think-Off question: "Has the 2016 election changed our perception of truth?" Essays should be no more than 750 words, arguing for or against the idea...
March 31, 2017 - 1:00pm
March 24, 2017
Artists, crafters sought for Art of the Lakes tour
Art of the Lakes is once again holding its annual Art and Craft Affair in Battle Lake on Aug. 12 and is seeking artists and crafters. Since 1977, this event has drawn thousands of visitors. It showcases the work of nearly 100 participating artists and crafters and features local food...
March 24, 2017 - 10:00am
Boy Scouts to conduct 29th annual Scouting for Food drive
The Northern Lights Council, Boy Scouts of America, will go door to door and conduct a food drive for the community on Saturday, March 25 in Alexandria in selected areas north of Third Avenue and east of McKay, as well as in Osakis and Miltona. Some of the Scouts distributed door...
March 24, 2017 - 9:00am