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Work on new Miltona playground starts
Law Enforcement Blotter: Tuesday, June 27
A big, busy weekend
Concerned citizens organize to stop B-E school vote
Journalism groups intervene in Wetterling lawsuit
Modahl, Kerr win Geneva Member Guest Tournament
Sports schedule for Wednesday, June 28
Lakes Area Snowmen heading toward finish line after weekend tie
Three Panthers named to Class A all-tourney team as Johnson wins POY
Junior Legion Baseball: Alex Junior Legion Black drops two to Fergus Falls
End of the trail
Ralph Covert plays family concert at Evansville Art Center
Lincoln students compete at global Destination Imagination competition
Golfer Tom Lehman speaks at July 7 faith lunch
Engaged - Strater and Lambert
Engaged - Bruzik and Johnson
Engaged - Fogelson and Gibbons
Engaged - Teichert and Kelly
Engaged - Schmidt and Murray
Morken: Worth the casts in Canada
Courrier lands nice bass
Big fish highlight third Douglas County Bowfishing Challenge
Mike Frisch: Finding June walleyes
Walleye bite picks up on some area lakes
Janice "Jan" Larsen
Lorraine G. Van Santen
Florence G. Fruth
James 'JJ' Wilcox
1967: Alexandria Telephone adds two switchboard jobs
Guest editorial: Beware of those trying to deepen the divide
Making space for student creativity
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Republicans need to find new economic theory
THUMBS UP/THUMBS DOWN: Views by the Echo Press Editorial Board
4-H announces K-3 summer camps
Master gardener shares cold-hardy plant information
Many options for shade plants
Extension service helps with pressure canning
What's going on with the evergreens??
On the Street
A race to get people in the door of downtown businesses
Chamber holds 26th annual golf tournament
Tolkkinen joins Echo Press staff
JCI Minnesota looking for outstanding young Minnesotans
hires and promotions
On The Street
April 22, 2017
Free seminar discusses end of life planning
The public is invited to attend a free Community Awareness Seminar on Tuesday, April 25, at 10 a.m. or 6:30 p.m. at Grand Arbor Community Room, 4403 Pioneer Road SE, Alexandria. Attendees will learn about the end of life planning people need to do in order to protect their family,...
April 22, 2017 - 9:38am
March 31, 2017
Arise with the Guys brings messages of Christian athletes
Arise with the Guys is an annual event where Christian athletes share their inspirational messages of faith, godly values and legacy building....
March 31, 2017 - 11:00am
November 18, 2016
Get a fresh vision for 2017
The public is invited to a Vision 2017 event hosted by evangelist Chris Mikkelson, an Osakis native, on Sunday, Dec. 4, at 7 p.m. at the Grand...
November 18, 2016 - 10:00am
November 11, 2016
Seminar teaches how to become a contagious Christian
Do you hesitate to share your faith with others? Are you looking for an easier, more natural way to spread the word? Then The Unity Foundation and Alexandria Covenant Church invite you to attend the Becoming a Contagious Christian seminar. The seminar will be held on Saturday, Nov....
November 11, 2016 - 1:00pm
Friends of Knute to host Christmas boutique
The Friends of Knute invite the public to attend the annual Christmas boutique and bake sale, featuring crafted Christmas trees, arrangements, wreaths and more. In addition, there will be many homemade baked goods. The event will be held Friday, Nov. 11, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and...
November 11, 2016 - 10:00am
October 7, 2016
Understanding aging parents' future is focus of workshop
Though some may feel ill-prepared, having healthy conversations enables both adult children and their parents to arrive at a common understanding as to a parent's vision for their future. In a free, educational workshop entitled "Heart to Heart: As Your Parents Age," participants...
October 7, 2016 - 3:00am
Comfort in coloring: Woman finds relaxation, comfort through coloring books
Hundreds of delicate floral designs have been filled with soft color at the hands of 91-year-old Marion Bauer in the past year. But it's not...
October 7, 2016 - 2:00am
A grand opening for Grand Arbor
Grand Arbor by Knute Nelson now boasts 89 additional senior apartments and 16 assisted living apartments, as Phase II of the facility is officially...
October 7, 2016 - 2:00am
September 21, 2016
Free seminar discusses retirement strategies
Only 22 percent of U.S. workers are confident they'll have enough saved for their retirement. Despite this lack of confidence and savings, 45 percent of Americans have no retirement savings whatsoever. A free educational seminar, "Retire Wisely with Retirement Strategies," will teach...
September 21, 2016 - 12:00am
June 15, 2016
Free seminar to explain how to create a will
More than 50 percent of Americans die without having a will in place. Fewer still, 42 percent, have a living will. A will is a legal document that articulates one's intentions regarding estate, designates beneficiaries, names guardians for minor children, makes charitable provisions...
June 15, 2016 - 12:00am
January 13, 2016
Film study follows civil rights in America
The public is invited to attend Created Equal: America's Civil Rights Struggle, a film series showing the stories of individuals who challenged the social and legal status quo, from slavery to segregation. Films will be shown at 6 p.m., followed by a discussion of each film let by...
January 13, 2016 - 12:00am
August 7, 2015
Knute Nelson breaks ground for Grand Arbor expansion
Knute Nelson in Alexandria broke ground for its Grand Arbor expansion on July 17. The addition to Grand Arbor will be connected to the existing...
August 7, 2015 - 12:00am
June 8, 2012
Thriving on Thrivent: Company's contributions aid in area development
If it takes a village to raise a child, does it take a Fortune 500 company to nurture a community? It certainly helps. May 31 was proclaimed Thrivent Financial Day in Alexandria. Two dedications were performed for projects funded through charitable giving from the Lutheran based...
June 8, 2012 - 12:00am
July 16, 2010
Knute Nelson embarks on Grand Arbor
A ceremonious ground blessing and breaking for Grand Arbor, the newest lifestyle community for aging adults by Knute Nelson (KN), was held on...
July 16, 2010 - 12:00am
May 26, 2010
Knute Nelson's housing project rolls ahead
Knute Nelson's plans to build a 139-unit senior living campus rolled smoothly ahead at Monday night's Alexandria City Council meeting. Other noteworthy topics - a change order for the police station project, an overlay bid that was well over the city's estimate, the pothole problem...
May 26, 2010 - 12:00am