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Lighting placed at 15 rural intersections: Study says lights improve safety
Best of the Lakes Area Meat Market
Best of the Lakes Area Plumbing/Heating
Franken's Senate vacancy is hardly Minnesota's first
Best of the Lakes Area Hearing Services
Girls basketball: Defense leads B-E past Rothsay
Boys basketball: Wibstad hits game winner at Browerville
Blizzard hockey: Alexandria sweeps weekend with win over Granite City
Blizzard hockey: Scanlon sends Alexandria out a winner
Boys basketball: Johnsrud's 25 leads Lakers to 3-0
A space for young learners: Library exhibit combines science and art
One page at a time: Library can help you through the holidays
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
Donors can swap books for wine
A family affair: Three generations of women keep salon growing
Helping African firefighters
Cross-country bicyclist to stop in Alexandria
Just for Kix hosts annual dance show
Extremely rare Canada lynx spotted in Minnesota's Chippewa National Forest
Mike Frisch: Icing winter walleyes
Local hunters keep an eye on CWD developments
Morken: Make the most of this final month
Five cases of CWD confirmed in southeastern Minnesota
Dale E. Anderson
Terrance L. Koep
Earl D. Ihnen
Linda L. Moske
Our Turn: Echo Press saves taxpayers money
LETTER: Farm bill renewal is in sight
LETTER: Peterson should ignore bad advice
Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down
LETTER: Military requires harassment training
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
County crafting buffer compliance rules
Bello Cucina abruptly closes doors for good
Dollar District closing Sunday, Nov. 26
On The Street
KCCO going away, but CBS signal may stay
Laven re-elected to the state chamber board
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March 29, 2017
DOUBLE LIVES: Art of two kinds
For some, dentistry and painting may sound like two things that have nothing in common. But for Dean Anderson, an Alexandria dentist who paints...
March 29, 2017 - 9:00am
Being that change: Alexandria man focuses on the positive
A story on the inception of The 820 Project, titled "One man, one mission: The 820 Project," was published in the Friday, April 24, 2015, Echo...
March 29, 2017 - 6:00am
March 24, 2017
Healing hearts: Rentz retires from nursing career
Nearly every day for the past 32 years, registered nurse Jennifer Rentz has spent her days at the Douglas County Hospital as the coordinator...
March 24, 2017 - 8:00am
March 17, 2017
Heavy frost covers the trees at the Carlos-Darling bridge north of Alexandria Wednesday morning. The combination of open water and cold morning...
March 17, 2017 - 8:00am
March 15, 2017
Seeds of knowledge
Gardening is no longer just a spring and summer activity, as local students have been growing fresh produce and plants this winter with the...
March 15, 2017 - 7:00am
March 10, 2017
Cy the comedy guy
Most people would find hitting multiple deer in one night to be a disaster. But for comedian Cy Amundson, the situation has the makings of a...
March 10, 2017 - 9:00am
March 8, 2017
A waffle of a different flavor
When 23-year-old Rachel Thompson was young and thought about what she wanted to be when she grew up, a waffle maker wasn't her top choice. ...
March 8, 2017 - 9:00am
March 3, 2017
AAAA play littered with laughs
Audience members at the Alexandria Area Arts Association's production of "Lend Me a Tenor" can expect to spend the duration of the play in fits...
March 3, 2017 - 9:00am
March 1, 2017
Age is just a number to 84-year-old skier
After skiing most of his life, Chuck Pirila finally perfected his turning technique last year — at age 83. According to him, it's all...
March 1, 2017 - 8:00am
February 24, 2017
Maestro in the making
A violin is merely an object, but when wielded with masterful hands, it can sing. Polished spruce and ebony gleam. Rosin dust particles drift...
February 24, 2017 - 9:00am
February 22, 2017
Marking a century
Behind a garage door in the Alexandria Fire Department sits a treasure of sorts. And that treasure, a 1917 American LaFrance fire truck, is...
February 22, 2017 - 7:00am
February 11, 2017
Heart full of hope
GRAND FORKS — Her pregnancy was progressing well when Cassie Marka headed to the clinic for a 20-week ultrasound procedure in the spring...
February 11, 2017 - 1:12pm
February 10, 2017
Back at bingo
Barb Blom and bingo. They're a duo as inseparable as milk and cookies, Batman and Robin, macaroni and cheese, or Tom and Jerry. One can hardly...
February 10, 2017 - 11:00am
February 8, 2017
A special opportunity
While a large crowd was watching the Winter Spectacular snowmobile races at the Viking Speedway on Saturday, a smaller group was watching competitors...
February 8, 2017 - 9:00am
February 3, 2017
Living up to potential
Looking back over the last 10 years, Mark Foss is beyond grateful and thankful for the support from the community not only LifeRight Outreach...
February 3, 2017 - 10:00am