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Will Alexandria host Governor's Fishing Opener?
Man dies in Otter Tail crash as wintry weather returns
Helicopter crash victim now in dispute with employer
Meeting to explore effects of Agent Orange on veterans
Speaker promotes the power of positivity
Adapted Bowling: Alex PI team takes two-pin win
Boys Golf: Alexandria endures weather, wins fourth straight meet
Track and Field: Ludwig first in both throwing events
Softball: Sixth inning sinks Cards at Apollo
Softball: Lakers win fifth straight in sweep of Braves
Lakes Area Radio Theatre hosts two classic shows
Kensington Area Heritage Society announces Saturday event
Evansville Art Center presents 22nd annual Poetry Night
Educational event helps families manage autism in their home
Gala to feature student-made items in silent auction
Engaged - Schmidt and Murray
Engaged - Harstad and Engebretson
Wedding - Von Bank and Hoelscher
Wedding - Skudlarek and Oestreich
Births - March 31, 2017
Mike Frisch: Catch bigger fish
Morken: No better time than now for turkey hunting in Minnesota
Worth the drive: Wyoming produces on opening morning
Mike Frisch: Which jig is the right jig for walleyes?
A walk in the woods is always worth it
Robert Joseph Schlosser
Jarrin "Jerry" Stark
Letter: Peterson's office: Big hat, no cattle
Echo Press editorial: Shed more light on unclaimed property
It's Our Turn: Is it just a game?
Letter: Sanctuary cities are lunacy
COMMENTARY: Don't shortchange students
Robin Trott: Five steps to conserving water in your garden
Steve Frericks: Ask for help in tough times
Extension to offer low-tunnel strawberry workshop
Minnesota Farmers Union to host rural issues discussion
Agriculture going strong in Douglas County
Chamber introduces new networking event
ATCC Foundation holds scholarship recognition event
Carlos Creek Winery honored at Progress Minnesota event
Tech company sprouts from the ground up
A restaurant revival
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