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B-E superintendent resigns, high school principal retires
Turkey flies through truck window, injures man in Wadena County
Osakis ECFE dance set for tonight, March 19
Law Enforcement Blotter: Friday, March 16 through Sunday, March 18
Parent company of Douglas buys packaging business
Blizzard hockey: New Ulm wins game three to end Alexandria's season
Blizzard hockey: Steel force a game three after win in Alexandria
Boys basketball: Minnewaska to face third-seeded Caledonia in state opener
Blizzard hockey: Alexandria heads home with chance to put away the series against New Ulm
Girls basketball: Alexandria finishes sixth in Class AAA state tournament
And the most-requested library books are....
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
The day Curt Felt died
Bonding over books
Toys for Kids reaches 165 children
Peggy A Karnis (Steidl)
Archery program keeps seeing growth
New pike regulations coming for opener
Mike Frisch: Plan those 2018 bass outings
Rudy Zwieg Show this weekend: Quick change makes carver a winner
Ice more complex than just frozen water
Brian B. Eide
OUR TURN: A year (and a half) in the life of an editor
COMMENTARY: Now is time to address old views on aging
COMMENTARY: What makes new buffer law special?
EDITORIAL: Make LGA a priority this session
LETTER: A possible solution to gun safety
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
On The Street
Evavold joins Echo Press staff
Farmer noticing effects of cold with little snow
Grocery Grab goes toward giving
Smile Drive aims to improve dental health
hires and promotions
on the street
February 24, 2018
Alexandria Industries' event reels in $50,000 for cancer research
Alexandria Industries had a successful fundraiser for cancer research on Feb. 17. "Fishing for the Cure" eclipsed the company's goal of raising...
February 24, 2018 - 7:21am
January 13, 2018
Firefighters strut their stuff
Justin Stallman of Donnely Fire strikes a pose for the audience during the third annual Firefighter Runway and Comedy Show at the Forada Supper...
January 13, 2018 - 8:44pm
November 25, 2017
Miss Minnesota joins telethon
Miss Minnesota will join this year's Jingle Bells Telethon, adding more starpower to the nearly 40 acts. Brianna Drevlow, 2017 Miss Minnesota,...
November 25, 2017 - 1:23pm
November 15, 2017
Miltona holds turkey bingo fundraiser
The Miltona Fire Department Auxiliary will distribute 25 turkeys during a turkey bingo fundraiser at 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 18, with doors opening at 6:30 p.m. It will take place at the Miltona Community Center, 5542 County Rd 14 NE in Miltona. The evening includes refreshments and...
November 15, 2017 - 9:34am
November 13, 2017
His Kids Orphan Ministry fall fundraiser scheduled for Friday, Nov. 17
The fourth annual His Kids Orphan Ministry fall fundraiser will take place at 6 p.m. Friday, Nov. 17 at Lake Community Church in Alexandria....
November 13, 2017 - 9:13am
November 8, 2017
Jingle Bells organizers seek performers
The annual Jingle Bells Telethon season launches on Saturday, Nov. 11, with the first round of auditions for the five-hour fundraiser set for 3-6 p.m. at the Lake Geneva Christian Center, 605 Birch Ave. in Alexandria. Run by the Alexandria Jaycees, the telethon seeks to raise money...
November 8, 2017 - 10:21am
October 17, 2017
Ventriloquist brings act to humane society fundraiser
Ventriloquist James Wedgwood will bring his characters and family-friendly comedy show to Alexandria for a Lakes Area Humane Society fundraiser....
October 17, 2017 - 6:00am
September 27, 2017
Wanted: New wheelchair for outdoors enthusiast
Bryce Doty and Isaac Thill have been best friends since Doty was in the sixth grade. They used to play together at their neighborhood park....
September 27, 2017 - 12:45pm
August 26, 2017
Special Olympics flag football/ car wash fundraiser postponed
Special Olympics athlete Julie Schmidt (left) lifts a medicine ball as part of a circuit training workout at Crossfit Allectus in Alexandria...
August 26, 2017 - 10:53am
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
June 2, 2017
Pancake breakfast raises funds for local emergencies
Faith Lutheran Church of Miltona, 5500 County Road 14 NE, will hold a pancake breakfast on Saturday, June 3 from 8 a.m. to noon. It will accept a freewill donation, with proceeds going to a rapid response fund for local emergencies. A bake sale held at the same time will benefit local...
June 2, 2017 - 3:27pm
May 7, 2017
Derby party raises money for theater
Big hats and mint juleps were part of the festivities at the Legacy of the Lakes Museum in Alexandria for Theatre L'Homme Dieu's annual Run for...
May 7, 2017 - 10:08am
May 3, 2017
Garfield Fire Department hosts annual breakfast
The Garfield Fire Department will host its annual French Toast and Pancake Breakfast Fundraiser on Sunday, May 7, from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Garfield Fire Hall, Sanstead St. E. The public is invited to attend. The cost is $8 for adults and free for kids 4 years or younger. "We...
May 3, 2017 - 6:49am
May 2, 2017
The annual Run for the Roses is Saturday, May 6
It's that time of year again, time for Theatre L'Homme Dieu's annual fundraising event, Run for the Roses. On Saturday, May 6, the public is invited to dress up Derby-style and come out to the Legacy of the Lakes Museum in Alexandria from 4:24 to 7:24 p.m. The Kentucky Derby will...
May 2, 2017 - 1:33pm
April 19, 2017
Adults, students partner for dancing fundraiser
What do you get when you combine a senior at Alexandria Area High School who has been dancing since she was about 3 years old with a financial...
April 19, 2017 - 6:00am