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Taxes to dip for some in Alexandria
Plans take shape for veterans memorial
City Hall to add credit card machine
With higher deer population, Minn. wolf numbers jump 25 percent
Minn. mom, former Olympic swimmer, competes for $1M on Survivor TV show
Volleyball: Knights gain momentum as Chargers search for answers
Tennis: Silverstreaks improve to 15-1 with another victory
WCA takes first in Class A at huge Mega Meet
Football: Lakers fall to Warriors, 23-7
Tennis: Lakers sweep Wolverines, 7-0
Cedar Building seeks 'history hoarders' and provides glimpses into past
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DNR release: Optimistic about Saturday's duck opener
Posted, but done properly? Rules, prosecuting case can be complicated
Mike Frisch: Cover more water
A whirlwind of a win: Alexandria anglers take big payday in first pro tournament
DNR roadside survey: Pheasant index down 26 percent
Mary M. Odland
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Letter: Music and songs with meaning
Commentary: A dialogue on race and a Confederate flag
It's Our Turn: The importance of precise guesstimation
Letter: Who earned the right to sit during anthem?
Echo Press Editorial: Feds delay in health care hurts consumers
Dairy council seeks candidates
Tomato tasting at the library
What's wrong with my tomato plant?
There's still time to plant veggies
Haying and grazing OK on some Conservation Reserve land
Fairfield Inn to open in January
Data trackers zero in on Alexandria area
Tastefully Simple confirms layoffs, opening up building space for tenants
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March 31, 2017
Lakes Area Radio Theatre presents its April show
Lakes Area Radio Theatre will present a tribute to the ugly ducklings of the world as they blossom into swans for its April show on Friday, April 7, at 7 p.m. at the theater, 2214 Geneva Road, Alexandria. 'Baby Snooks: The Ugly Duckling'
March 31, 2017 - 10:00am
December 9, 2016
Annual Jingle Bells Telethon is Dec. 10
The 68th Live Jingle Bells Telethon will be held on Saturday, Dec. 10, from 5 to 10 p.m. at Lake Geneva Christian Center, 605 Birch Ave., Alexandria. It can also be watched live on Selective TV channel 21.4, Charter Cable channel 181, Gardonville digital TV channel 4 or online. For...
December 9, 2016 - 10:00am
November 11, 2016
1950s come to life in radio theater
Lakes Area Radio Theatre in Alexandria is recreating two old-time radio theater comedies from the 1950s on Friday, Nov. 11, at 7 p.m. Admission is $5. For information, call the box office at (320) 808-3841. Past shows are available at www.lakesareatheatre.com. 'Beautiful Dreamer'...
November 11, 2016 - 10:00am
May 22, 2013
Hanson cards double eagle at Geneva
Alexandria's Grant Hanson has never carded a hole-in-one before, but he did something even rarer after recording a double eagle on the Marsh's par-5 ninth hole at the Geneva Golf Club last Thursday night. Hanson, the head professional at Geneva, was playing with Ken Jensen, Todd...
May 22, 2013 - 12:00am
May 1, 2013
Former Cardinal is Geneva head golf pro
Alexandria's Grant Hanson always knew the chances of becoming a head golf professional in his hometown were pretty slim, which is exactly why he's so grateful for this latest opportunity. Hanson was a standout golfer for the Alexandria Cardinals who went on to play four years at...
May 1, 2013 - 12:00am
November 2, 2012
Geneva Golf Club season winners
The Geneva Golf Club's first half winners during Monday Scramble league this season were Jeremy Mehasab and Chad Buchner in first; Brennan Hacker and Mike Kluver in second; and Al Leiffort and Dave Robley in third. Second half winners were Steve Larson and Kent Carlson, first; Dennis...
November 2, 2012 - 12:00am
Golf: Fall Club tournament winners
Six players claimed top honors in the Scott Dirck Junior Fall Club tournament at the Geneva Golf Club that also saw players from Chris Foley's Golf Schools in Brainerd and Brad Pluth Golf School in Chaska all competing. Winning the boys' 10-12 division was Elliot Amundson, while...
November 2, 2012 - 12:00am
April 27, 2012
Bringing big city golf to a small town
With winter encompassing six months of the year, golf in Minnesota is only part time - but Alexandria's Scott Dirck wanted to change that. "I...
April 27, 2012 - 12:00am
October 28, 2011
Geneva Golf Club year-end winners
GENEVA GOLF CLUB TUESDAY LADIES LEAGUE SECOND HALF FINAL RESULTS Central Lakes Supply 268 Phoenix Hotel 265 Van Ahn & Co. 261 Bon Jos 244 Mobile Therapy 235 Douglas County Abstract 214 Geneva Golf Club 190 FIRST HALF WINNER - Douglas County Abstract.
October 28, 2011 - 12:00am
January 14, 2011
Mussels found in Victoria
Late last fall, Dave Rush received a phone call from the Department of Natural Resources (DNR). Rush, the Douglas County Land and Resource Management...
January 14, 2011 - 12:00am
July 30, 2010
Channel decision divides residents
The restriction of motorized boat traffic between lakes Geneva and Victoria made big waves at Tuesday's Douglas County Board meeting. The channel between the two lakes was closed off earlier this summer to help stop the spread of zebra mussels, which were found recently in Lake Geneva....
July 30, 2010 - 12:00am
July 13, 2010
Geneva Road headed for an upgrade that bicyclists will like
It's been about eight years in the making but it appears that a one-mile stretch of Geneva Road is headed for a major upgrade. At its meeting Monday night, the Alexandria City Council called for bids on the project, estimated to cost $900,000. Almost all of the project's cost will...
July 13, 2010 - 6:33am
June 11, 2010
Search for mussels comes up empty
On Wednesday afternoon, members of the Douglas County Dive Team went in search of zebra mussels on Lake Victoria. They were accompanied by...
June 11, 2010 - 12:00am
May 28, 2010
County restricts two lake channels
Despite more opposition than support, Douglas County commissioners voted 3-2 to restrict the channel access between Lakes Geneva and Victoria. The...
May 28, 2010 - 12:00am
May 19, 2010
Channeling ideas about zebras
Dave Rush and Nathan Olson were expecting a larger crowd Friday evening. Rush, the Douglas County Land and Resource director, and Olson, an...
May 19, 2010 - 12:00am