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Alexandria celebrates in the streets
Meeting to address help for those with autism
Rep. Peterson: Rural America's critical infrastructure needs include broadband, flood control
So you think you can dance? It may not be legal under current city ordinance
As storms roll in, so does help for cleaning up
Legion Baseball: Rain delays Alex-Moorhead game until Saturday morning
Junior Legion: Blacks win District 9 title
The pitch for horseshoes
Storhaug locks up first triathlon win in Clearwater
Legion Baseball: Alex tops Fergus in substate opener
VFW Auxiliary to host salad luncheon
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
At Douglas County Library: Fun socks, Legos and oh yeah, books!
Tickets available for 25th chamber music festival
Lakes museum plans events for book lovers
Engaged - Friedrichs and Werk
Engaged - Batcher and Janssen
Engaged - Berglin and Kolden
Engaged - Gearman and Whiting
Wedding - Karthikeyan and Freborg
Should have got a bigger net: Eight-year old lands 50-incher on Miltona
Mike Frisch: Froggin' for big bass
Plenty of panfish for annual Senior Fishing Day
A booming bass bite: Local tournament circuit finds success on area lakes
Morken: Summer deer-hunting work will pay off in the fall
Clifford W. Wunderlich
Lois Elaine Lindberg
Joy L. McWhorter
Jean A. Johnson
Views by the Echo Press Editorial Board: Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down
Letter: State's budget process is concerning
Commentary: Look at the big picture for B-E
Echo Press Editorial: Beware of storm-damage rebate offers
In The Know: The true side of volunteering
Millerville gets hands-on with butter
Tractors to parade down 36 mile memory lane
Douglas County 4-H campers
Cattlemen invite public to July 11 get-together
4-H announces K-3 summer camps
A new place for ink opens in Alexandria
Author Faith Sullivan to sign books in Alexandria
Knute Nelson partners with Centrex Rehab, adds memory care unit
Glenwood State Bank joins top workplace list
New wedding venue opens in Alexandria
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On The Street
May 4, 2017
Bowdens recruiting families for orphan hosting ministry
Paul and Lisa Bowden of Alexandria have seen the effects of orphan hosting first-hand. In 2015, they opened their home up to four Ukrainian orphans...
May 4, 2017 - 5:27am
April 12, 2017
Welcome, JeeWoo: 3-year-old adjusting to life with new family
JeeWoo has a curious streak. He isn't the least bit shy. He doesn't like doughnuts but prefers eggs and bacon. These are just a few of the...
April 12, 2017 - 7:28am
April 6, 2017
Nordic Meadow hosts Easter egg hunt
Nordic Meadow tenants will host The Windmill Project families for an Easter egg hunt on Sunday, April 9, from 2 to 3:30 p.m. at Nordic Meadow Apartments in Alexandria. The whole family is invited to join the tenants for the hunt and other activities in the Community Room. RSVP to...
April 6, 2017 - 4:30pm
March 24, 2017
IT'S OUR TURN: Have you had 'the talk' yet?
We are all going to die — some sooner than others. It's inevitable. We don't live forever. So why not have "the conversation" with your loved ones before the need arises. What are those conversations, you may ask? You know, the ones about what their wishes are. And I am not...
March 24, 2017 - 7:00am
March 21, 2017
Hevern's death leaves 'hole in the heart of Alexandria'
It didn't matter if she knew you or not, if there was someone who needed help, Jennie Hevern was ready to step up to the plate. Hevern, who...
March 21, 2017 - 7:57am
February 26, 2017
Wisconsin elderly couple's perplexing death may never be explained
SUPERIOR, Wis.—When a meter reader discovered the bodies of Richard Ellison and Shirley Johnson four days before Christmas, they were frozen,...
February 26, 2017 - 1:30pm
February 4, 2017
AgweekTV: Nonbrowning apples
Neal Carter grows apples and hates that apples turn brown. So he decided to develop an apple that doesn't. They are called arctic apples. Watch...
February 4, 2017 - 8:30am
Free seminar discusses keeping the farm in the family
Ninety-seven percent of farms are family farms that account for 86 percent of farm production. Thirty-three percent of farm operators in the U.S. are 65 or older. Farming continues to evolve from one generation to the next. It is a unique business with challenges, and opportunities,...
January 4, 2017 - 10:00am
December 9, 2016
IT'S OUR TURN: 'Don't forget to remember'
Do you know what I remember about Christmas as a child, teenager or even in my early adult years? I guarantee you, it's not the presents. Oh,...
December 9, 2016 - 7:00am
November 4, 2016
IT'S OUR TURN: Siblings are forever
It's been five years since all four of my siblings and I lived at home together. In those days, there were times I couldn't wait to get away...
November 4, 2016 - 8:31am
August 31, 2016
Hospice serves more than cancer patients
When you think of hospice, what comes to mind? Cancer patients who are in their last few days of life? What about dementia patients or patients...
August 31, 2016 - 12:00am
June 17, 2016
The father's responsibility
The story of Abraham and Isaac is one of the most beautiful in the Bible of a father-son relationship. Isaac was born in answer to the prayer of a father’s heart. Long years, Abraham had waited on God, believing that He would keep that promise. Then, when Isaac came, there grew...
June 17, 2016 - 12:00am
March 26, 2016
Are dark superhero moves OK for kids to watch?
By Ryan Johnson, Forum News Service Anders Lien loved "Deadpool," but the 6-year-old didn't care for the sadness in Disney movie "The Little...
March 26, 2016 - 10:00am
January 22, 2016
Foster, adoptive families needed
Douglas County is searching for additional foster providers to open their homes to children of all ages who are in need of temporary, long-term and permanent/adoptive families. Douglas County Social Services will hold a free informational meeting for families interested in learning...
January 22, 2016 - 12:00am
August 13, 2014
Do you know your roots?
Have you ever wondered from which country your family originated? Or maybe why you’re the only one in your family with your hair color? The...
August 13, 2014 - 12:00am