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WEDNESDAY UPDATE: Searchers gather again, police seek info about people seen on trail
A hero's welcome: 9/11 exhibit escorted to Douglas County Fairgrounds
Corn and Pork Chop Jubilee is under way
Becker County website shut down by cyber attack
Law Enforcement Blotter: Tuesday, August 15
Tennis: Panthers looking for continued progress
Minnewaska Golf Club: Peters, Verkinderen hit holes-in-one in the same group
Eagles Horseshoe Standings
Alex 11U baseball team takes home state title
Atkinson wins Race for the Fallen Lineman at Viking
Photo of the Week
Vacation transformation at Good Shepherd Church
Alexandria's Enterprise plays courthouse concert
Faith Happenings: Running legend to speak at Faith @ Work Lunch
Engaged - Sharp and Kasper
Morken: Habitat key to curbing coyotes' effect on fawns
DNR report: Fewer small game hunters buy licenses in 2016
Morken: Death of Bosek hits hard for many
Plenty of deer harvest opportunities locally
DNR sees illegal use of hydraulic jets on more local waters
Jennifer R. Lorenz-Billings
Richard Henry Tomford
Sylvia O. Johnson
Echo Press Editorial: Blank page speaks volumes
Observations from the Archives: 1967: Fair features racing ostrich-pulled carts
Commentary: City doesn't have right to ban new wells
In the Know: Pay attention to city, county budgets
Letter: What advice did Trump give Boy Scouts?
There's still time to plant veggies
Haying and grazing OK on some Conservation Reserve land
Millerville gets hands-on with butter
Tractors to parade down 36 mile memory lane
Douglas County 4-H campers
Grant helps Glenwood with downtown facelift
Leadership change at Runestone Museum
Schwan's announces acquisitions as frozen food company beefs up its pizza business
Aagard expands to pull all workers into one building
A new place for ink opens in Alexandria
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December 12, 2012
Alexandria wrestling: Cards have two champs at Grant County Invitational
Tony Hubbard and Justin Cumberbatch claimed individual championship honors at the Grant County Invitational wrestling tournament over the weekend, leading the Cardinals to a third place team finish. The Redbirds also got a runner-up finish from Ben Bogart, with Dylan Kriese, Trent...
December 12, 2012 - 12:00am
Applications accepted for legacy arts grant
A new Lakes Region Arts Council (LRAC) grant round will award more than $100,000 in art funding. The application deadline is January 8. The Legacy Arts and Cultural Heritage Grant may fund public art projects, school artist residencies, artistic perform- ances, art and cultural festivals,...
December 12, 2012 - 12:00am
November 30, 2012
Grant will help preserve local history
From oral histories to preserving historic buildings, Minnesotans are hard at work celebrating their legacy now and building it for the future. The Minnesota Historical Society announced this week that it has awarded 53 Minnesota Historical and Cultural Heritage grants of up to $7,000,...
November 30, 2012 - 12:00am
November 23, 2012
3M provides grant to Let's Go Fishing on behalf of 3M volunteers
The 3M Foundation donated $500 to Let's Go Fishing in recognition of Jim Schoeberl's and Gordon Weiers' commitment to the community. Schoeberl has donated 500 hours, and Weiers has donated 32 hours to Let's Go Fishing.
November 23, 2012 - 12:00am
November 9, 2012
Program has potential to change lives for people with disabilities
The Alexandria Area Community Foundation awarded Fitness For All a grant to begin the process of developing a new program for the community and...
November 9, 2012 - 12:00am
November 7, 2012
Alexandria receives legacy grant for historic context study
The Minnesota Historical Society (MHS) awarded a Minnesota Historical and Cultural Heritage Grant in the amount of $7,000 to the city of Alexandria to fund the research and drafting of a historic context study of the city. Historic context studies describe the broad patterns of historical...
November 7, 2012 - 12:00am
October 22, 2012
MnDOT seeks applicants for $4 million in Safe Routes to School grants
Minnesota elementary and middle schools and their partners are invited to apply for Safe Routes to School grant funds for projects that will help more children safely walk and bicycle to school. Applications are due Friday, Feb.
October 22, 2012 - 9:57am
September 19, 2012
United Methodist Church awards grant
United Methodist Church members Heidi Ryan and Ann Heydt presented Someplace Safe Crime Victim Services advocate Susie Trexler and transitional...
September 19, 2012 - 12:00am
July 18, 2012
TSMA awarded grant form West Central Initiative
Tri-State Manufacturers' Association (TSMA) is one of six recipients of West Central Initiative's (WCI) first Competitive Workforce Grant awards. The new program will improve the economy of West Central Minnesota by providing one year of start-up funding for workforce development...
July 18, 2012 - 12:00am
July 3, 2012
School district receives safe routes grant
Alexandria School District has been chosen to receive a $16,000 grant to encourage walking and bicycling to school safely. The Minnesota Department of Transportation awarded grants to 92 Minnesota schools totaling $768,000 through the Safe Routes to School (SRTS) program.
July 3, 2012 - 12:00am
June 20, 2012
Minnesota's Race to Top grant has regional connections
When the implementation team for Minnesota's Race to the Top Early Learning Challenge (RTT-ELC) grant headed to Washington, D.C. in April to meet with top officials in the Departments of Education, and Health and Human Services, West Central Initiative's Early Childhood Coordinator...
June 20, 2012 - 12:00am
June 13, 2012
CenterPoint Energy awards Carlos Community Partnership Grant
CenterPoint Energy recently awarded the city of Carlos a $2,500 Community Partnership Grant for radio communications equipment for emergency responders that will be used to serve the community. "We are pleased that our Community Partnership Grants provide financial support to cities...
June 13, 2012 - 12:00am
Knute Nelson to benefit from WCI Competitive Workforce grant
Minnesota State Community and Technical College (M-State) Moorhead is one of six recipients of West Central Initiative's (WCI) first Competitive Workforce Grant award. The purpose of the new grant program is to improve the economy of west central Minnesota. It provides one year of...
June 13, 2012 - 12:00am
February 22, 2012
$360,000 grant from Bremer Foundation will boost philanthropy
The Alexandria Area Community Foundation (AACF) will receive $360,000 from the Otto Bremer Foundation over the next two years to increase its capacity to enhance philanthropy in the Alexandria area and strengthen the community. "This is a significant grant for our foundation and...
February 22, 2012 - 12:00am
February 17, 2012
Trailhead project gets grant
Imagine a new trailhead to the Central Lakes Trail in Alexandria with a covered kiosk, maps and information about the community. You don't have to imagine it - it will soon be in place, thanks to a grant from Lowe's Charitable and Educational Foundation. It awarded an $8,700 grant...
February 17, 2012 - 12:00am