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Enrollment in BE school district goes up again
Vinson, Jacobson named Brandon-Evansville king and queen
Westbound I-94 lanes between Evansville, Garfield to open today
Alexandria schools' preliminary tax levy rises 0.8%
Radtke, Fletcher named AAHS homecoming king and queen
Volleyball: Cards fend off Rocori in five after an early 2-0 advantage
Boys soccer: Cardinals content after hanging with Apollo
Blizzard hockey: Crouse likes the mix of youth, veterans as Alexandria takes season opener
Volleyball: Knights fall in five to Rothsay
Opener comes in hot
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....
Dr. Jerry and Jane McCrery
Duane and Connie Shelden
Opener comes in hot
Strong breeding-duck numbers make for expected good opener Saturday
Holding on to summer
Minnesota Treasured Places event coming to Alexandria
DNR release: Despite wet spring, state pheasant index up 19 percent from 2017
Shirley Ann Battey
Donald "Don" Skrove
David F. Rau
Patrice "Patty" Den Hartog
Paid Political Letter: Claims against Franson are ridiculous
Paid Political Letter: Franson's flippant excuses linger
Letter to the Editor: Thefts aren't victimless crimes
Letter to the Editor: Something is wrong at AAHS
It's Our Turn: Many miles and memories
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
Did safari hunter kill a co-op? Minnesota elevator manager accused of stealing $2 million
Widseth Smith Nolting, Carlos Creek Winery recognized
Destined for digital? Herberger's parent company Bon-Ton bought by online tech company
4-H holds county competition
hires and promotions
on the street
September 25, 2017
Minn. mom, former Olympic swimmer, competes for $1M on Survivor TV show
MINNEAPOLIS — A former Olympic swimmer and current sports psychologist and college professor who lives in Excelsior, Minn., will compete...
September 25, 2017 - 4:48pm
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