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One-room Minnesota schoolhouse student, now 96, and her teacher, 107, reunite
Getting a jump on spring
Alexandria junior earns perfect score on ACT
Meet the new Pet of the Week: Ratchet (w/video)
Law enforcement blotter: Wednesday, March 22
Paulson honored as Knights MVP
Four B-E players named LEC, Pheasant all-league
Alexandria's Walker named section swim COY
The end of an era: Simpson steps down at B-E after 605 head coaching wins
Homecoming: Swedberg takes over the Alex boys golf program he grew up in
Cancer benefit is set for Randy Beman
Organic Gardening Club to host barn dance
LIBRARY NEWS: Finding the time to read
Nowells to speak about merging of sports, Christianity
Sweetwater Revival to give concert of hope, encouragement
Births - March 17, 2017
Births - March 8, 2017
Engaged - Freiderich and Blumhoefer
Births - March 3, 2017
Engaged - Lee and Dybdal
Mike Frisch: What's my walleye line?
Art of every size, shape and color
DNR release: Catch-and-release summer walleye season announced for Mille Lacs
Carvers coming to the RCC
Bald eagles migrating back to Minnesota
Lynnette "Lynn" M. Kalina
Betty A. Dittberner
Christina Michelle Jackson
IN THE KNOW: Alexandria is top micropolitan in Minnesota
LETTER: Asking nicely; this time only
LETTER: Please don't litter
LETTER: Don't doubt that people want jobs
GUEST EDITORIAL: Sail a course to Real ID
Agriculture going strong in Douglas County
Douglas County Master Gardeners present Let's Get Growing workshop
Wussows named a Yieldmaster contest winner
Nominate a Farm Mom of the Year
Selecting fragrant flowers for your cutting garden
Coffee lover branches out: Alexandria man turns roasting into a side business
Ecumen Bethany Community receives Customer Experience Award
Parkers Prairie bar and grill is first to serve liquor
Dilley Zimny Insurance named a Circle of Excellence Agency
Ecumen Bethany Community receives workforce grant
hires and promotions
On The Street
September 4, 2013
Pete's County Market wins SUPERVALU award
SUPERVALU Inc. announced the winners of its annual Master Marketer competition, which recognizes excellence in marketing by independent retailers served by the company's wholesale distribution business, Northern Region. Pete's County Market in Alexandria, owned by Neil Peterson, won...
September 4, 2013 - 1:38pm
May 16, 2013
Osakis welcomes new grocery store
There's been a whole lot of buzz and excitement and now it's official - Osakis Family Foods opened for business on May 16. Heath and Cindy Peterson...
May 16, 2013 - 12:29pm
April 17, 2013
Grocery store opening again in Osakis
The Osakis community will once again be served by a local grocery store. Last week, Heath and Cindy Peterson of Frazee signed a purchase agreement...
April 17, 2013 - 12:00am
October 26, 2012
Fill out Echo Press survey for chance at winning groceries
Here's a way to help the Echo Press gauge the economic health of the community and have a chance at winning $100 in grocery items. All you have to do is fill out an Echo Press reader survey at www.pulseresearch.com/echopress. Those who do will be entered in a drawing to win a $100...
October 26, 2012 - 12:00am
October 17, 2010
One month left to win free groceries for a year
With less than a month left to enter, thousands of Minnesota consumers have learned that a chance to win free groceries for a year is just a mouse click away. In fact, since the Minnesota "Farmers Feed US" promotion at www.FarmersFeedUS.org launched on August 9, Minnesota consumers...
October 17, 2010 - 9:59am
October 8, 2010
Grocery group urges shoppers to join effort to feed hungry
The Minnesota Grocers Association (MGA) is encouraging consumers to help their neighbors struggling with hunger by going to the grocery store and participating in "Minnesota's Own" in October. All food and monetary contributions collected in the store will go to community food banks...
October 8, 2010 - 12:00am
September 19, 2010
Minnesota farmers offer free groceries for a year
Thousands of Minnesota consumers have learned that a chance to win free groceries for a year is just a mouse click away. In fact, since the Minnesota "Farmers Feed US" promotion at www.FarmersFeedUS.org launched on August 9, Minnesota consumers have registered more than 34,000 times...
September 19, 2010 - 11:35am
August 15, 2010
Sign up to win free groceries at MDA State Fair booth
ST. PAUL, Minn. - The Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) will offer Minnesota residents a chance to register for $5,000 worth of groceries at the 2010 Minnesota State Fair. The prize is part of the Minnesota Farmers Feed US campaign sponsored by several Minnesota agriculture...
August 15, 2010 - 12:09pm
October 2, 2009
Elden's Food Fair helps provide school supplies
Throughout the 2008-2009 school year, Elden's Food Fair in Alexandria participated in a program called Register Tapes for Education (RTFE) to help provide much-needed school equipment for area schools. "We run this program to help provide much needed educational equipment that goes...
October 2, 2009 - 12:00am
September 9, 2009
Going green is in the bag
Going green is a hot topic these days. And one entrepreneur is taking his ideas to really cool places. Jonathan Miller, a former Alexandria...
September 9, 2009 - 12:05am
August 12, 2009
United Way 'food drop' helps 315 area families; another one planned
More than 315 families were able to get groceries from the 30,000 pounds of food distributed at the New Life Christian Church on July 30. There...
August 12, 2009 - 12:00am