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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
Sports schedule for Thursday, April 27
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
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
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