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Update: Downpour causes flooding but minimal damage
UPDATE: Drowning victim was a boat mechanic with 'a huge heart'
Motorcycle run to raise awareness of mental illness
Law enforcement blotter: Friday, August 26 through Sunday, August 28
Man arrested after shots fired at Spicer Zorbaz
Girls tennis: Landmark wins fuel Cards' undefeated start
Viking Speedway: Thoennes holds off Zach Johnson as curfew ends things early
Volleyball: Osakis goes 2-2 at Albany Tournament
Sports schedule for Saturday, August 27
Girls tennis: Osakis ties for seventh at Delano tourney
Underwater Art: Decoys on display in Evansville
Robby Vee finishes out summer concert series
Harper's Chord comes to Carlos Creek Winery
Alpha Course teaches basics of faith
Strive to be a foundation for others
Births - Aug. 26, 2016
Engaged - Hanson and Lund
Births - through Aug. 12, 2016
Engaged - Dokken-McFann and Gran
Births - Aug. 3-8, 2016
Youth Day draws a huge crowd again
DNR to close Mille Lacs walleye season next month
Morken: What the numbers say about declining hunters and anglers
Stringer full of walleyes
Work begins on statewide deer management plan
Brandon D. Randt
Myrtle Annette McKay
COMMENTARY: What they're fighting over
COMMENTARY: Clean Power Plan will penalize Minnesota
IT'S OUR TURN: Recalling the dawn of the digital age; facing its challenges
EDITORIAL: Long wait for mental health care must be fixed
IN THE KNOW: Leadership Alexandria is unique blend with strong return
Producers should consider available assistance
Monarchs, roadsides and the law
A century of family and faith
Kensington represented in Princess Kay of the Milky Way
Kalpin family recognized as 2016 U of M Farm Family
MMFCU concludes 60 Days of Giving campaign
Community solar program shining for REA
Chamber Ambassadors visit three local businesses
Celeste Edenloff returns to Echo Press
Dew Drop Inn changes ownership
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
February 5, 2016
It's cookie time!
Local Girl Scouts will soon look for a chance to show off their cookie-selling skills by participating in booth and door-to-door sales beginning on Saturday, Feb. 6. Cookie season gives girls the opportunity to showcase their creative and entrepreneurial skills, as well as build life...
February 5, 2016 - 12:00am
March 8, 2013
Girl Scouts to celebrate Girl Scout Week
From March 10-16, more than 3.2 million Girl Scouts around the country will celebrate Girl Scout Week and the 101st anniversary of Girl Scouts. Self-discovery and community service were core values that Girl Scouts founder Juliette Gordon Low sought to instill in girls from the...
March 8, 2013 - 12:00am
February 8 named National Girl Scout Cookie Day
To celebrate the $790 million cookie program, the Girl Scouts have named February 8 National Girl Scout Cookie Day. On that day, Girl Scouts will ask cookie fans across the nation to buy or order more boxes in honor of their success in running the largest girl-led business enterprise...
February 8, 2013 - 12:00am
February 6, 2013
Area Girl Scouts earn awards
Local Girl Scouts Alicia Krohnfeldt, Brooklyn KrohnFeldt and Crystal Krohnfeldt, all sisters, attended the Girl Scouts annual meeting in Duluth...
February 6, 2013 - 12:00am
January 23, 2013
Girl Scout sessions teach business skills
The Girl Scouts are sponsoring a series of sessions, "Girl Scouts in Action: It's Your Business, Run It," for all girls in grades K-5. The class limit is 25 per two grade group. There will be six sessions after school at both Voyager and Woodland Elementary schools in Alexandria...
January 23, 2013 - 12:00am
February 24, 2012
Spaghetti for a skatepark
This Sunday, with a plate of spaghetti and silent auction bids, area residents can help local Girl Scouts Bria Nienaber and Brooke Waldorf earn...
February 24, 2012 - 12:00am
February 17, 2012
Scout uniforms on display at Pope County Museum
In honor of the 100th anniversary of Girl Scouting, the Pope County Museum in Glenwood will host an exhibit titled "Girl Scout uniforms through...
February 17, 2012 - 12:00am
February 16, 2011
Girl Scouts offer instant cookie gratification
Remember that long wait between ordering Girl Scout cookies and the time when you crack the seal on your first sleeve of Thin Mints? That is...
February 16, 2011 - 12:00am
January 12, 2011
Girl Scouts show their Christmas spirit
On December 4, members of Girl Scout Troop 971 went shopping for a family that they adopted through the United Way. For the second year, the...
January 12, 2011 - 12:00am
Girl Scouts appoint two from Alexandria at annual meeting
The Girl Scouts of Minnesota and Wisconsin Lakes and Pines held its annual meeting and recognition celebration recently. Approximately 225 people attended the event. A portion of the event was dedicated to electing new board members, discussing council issues, and voting on new proposals. Stacey...
February 12, 2010 - 12:00am
December 18, 2009
What Girl Scout cookies mean to the girls in our community
Can you believe it is almost Girl Scout cookie time? Have you ever wondered how selling cookies makes a difference in a girl's life and what...
December 18, 2009 - 12:00am
August 19, 2009
WesMin transfers ownership of Smokey Timbers
WesMin Resource Conservation and Development (RC&D) Council has transferred ownership of Smokey Timbers Camp to a newly formed nonprofit, Smokey...
August 19, 2009 - 12:00am
August 12, 2009
Girl Scouts earn Gold Award
Girl Scout Troop 546 recently received the Gold Award, the highest award given in Girl Scouts. To earn the honor, troops must complete a project...
August 12, 2009 - 12:00am
Girl Scouts announce 2009 Women of Excellence
The 14th annual Women of Excellence Awards banquet will be held Tuesday, June 16 at Arrowwood Resort and Conference Center in Alexandria at 5...
June 12, 2009 - 12:00am