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Law enforcement blotter: Wednesday, August 24
Princess Kay of the Milky Way crowned
Douglas County Hospital gets 'blue ribbon' for vaccination effort
Speaker: Officers are 'not normal; you're special'
Law enforcement blotter: Tuesday, August 23
Osakis tennis runners-up at Highway 10 Open
Sports schedule for Thursday, August 25
99 holes to celebrate 99 years
Fun meets a potential future in stock cars for many young go-kart drivers
Tweaks for progress: Shifted backfield, young line highlight B-E football
Put the fun back in parenting
Walk raises awareness of congenital heart defects
AAHS students, alumni kick off Project 1440
Discovery Middle School hosts orientations, open house
Cunninghams win wing sauce contest
Engaged - Hanson and Lund
Births - through Aug. 12, 2016
Engaged - Dokken-McFann and Gran
Births - Aug. 3-8, 2016
Engaged - Benning and Notch
DNR to close Mille Lacs walleye season next month
Stringer full of walleyes
Morken: What the numbers say about declining hunters and anglers
Work begins on statewide deer management plan
A big bass for Beau
Carol J. Hansen
William 'Bill' Bretz
Clara "Clair" A. Gustafson
Bernard "Bernie" V. Dulski
Arland E. Hirman
IN THE KNOW: Leadership Alexandria is unique blend with strong return
LETTER: All are born in spiritual darkness
From the archives - 1966: Six boxes of contest butter to be auctioned off at county fair
EDITORIAL: Small towns can have big problems
LETTER: The same old arguments against Christianity
Producers should consider available assistance
Monarchs, roadsides and the law
A century of family and faith
Kensington represented in Princess Kay of the Milky Way
Kalpin family recognized as 2016 U of M Farm Family
Chamber Ambassadors visit three local businesses
Celeste Edenloff returns to Echo Press
Dew Drop Inn changes ownership
Beach named editor of Echo Press
New rules implemented for telemarketers
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
August 5, 2016
Getting a kick out of Alexandria
Alexandria is a known hot spot in the summertime, as many enjoy taking in the lakes and local sights. Most of the visitors are from other areas...
August 5, 2016 - 12:00am
January 29, 2016
New Testament gives in the wake of tragedy
After the 2010 earthquake in Haiti, local support has flowed out to those in need. Six years later, a local school is continuing that support....
January 29, 2016 - 12:00am
October 2, 2015
Bread to the Nations speaker to give Haiti trip update
Tammy Hagstrom will share about a local team's recent trip to Haiti through Bread to the Nations (BttN) on Friday, October 2 at 3 p.m. at Sonshine Villa, 110 Sumac Drive in Alexandria. The public is invited to attend. BttN is a local ministry that was born out of a response to...
October 2, 2015 - 12:00am
August 16, 2013
Lakes Area Loves Haiti events feature Pastor Firmin Louis
Haitian Pastor Firmin Louis will come to Alexandria Saturday and Sunday, August 24-25 for a series of Lakes Area Loves Haiti events. He will share a story of faith and hope for the people of Haiti, and how people from the Alexandria area have served alongside him to transform the...
August 16, 2013 - 12:00am
January 18, 2013
A haven in Haiti
Mickey McRoberts always envisioned Haiti as messy and hot and ugly. She was right. But in its messiness she saw a way to help clear away some...
January 18, 2013 - 12:00am
July 16, 2010
Flying hope to Haiti
At a time when the country of Haiti was descending into depths of despair, a group of pilots based in Alexandria ascended to new heights of service. Through...
July 16, 2010 - 12:00am
February 27, 2010
Haiti fundraiser to take place at Wadena bistro
"The Heart of Wadena Churches Goes Out to Haiti" gourmet brunch fundraiser will be held the next two Sundays at Harvest Thyme Bistro in Wadena. Tickets are available for three one-hour settings from 11 a.m. to noon, noon to 1 p.m. and 1-2 p.m. on Feb. 28 and March 7. The cost of...
February 27, 2010 - 8:52am
February 26, 2010
Variety show planned at ATC
A variety show is planned for tonight, Friday, February 26 at the Alexandria Technical College. The show will take place from 7 to 8 p.m. in the main building of the ATC in Auditorium Room 205. The cost is $10 per person with all proceeds going to the Red Cross for relief efforts...
February 26, 2010 - 12:00am
Tax breaks available for Haiti contributions
People who give to charities providing earthquake relief in Haiti can claim these donations on the tax return they are completing this season, according to the Internal Revenue Service. Taxpayers who itemize deductions on their 2009 return qualify for this special tax relief provision,...
February 26, 2010 - 12:00am
February 17, 2010
Out of the chaos of Haiti - a blessing
Jon and Jana Buettner's story is a reminder that good can come from the midst of tragedy sometimes. The earthquake that killed hundreds of...
February 17, 2010 - 12:05am
February 16, 2010
MeritCare team from Fargo returns from Haiti
The 6-year-old girl with casts covering her legs and hips was "just a delight" in the hospital for Haiti earthquake victims, Dr.
February 16, 2010 - 12:12pm
February 10, 2010
Garfield students collect pennies for Haiti
In cooperation with the American Red Cross, Garfield Elementary School students recently conducted a penny drive to aid victims of the recent...
February 10, 2010 - 12:00am
February 9, 2010
Families in Perham, Battle Lake adopt children from Haiti
Of the thousands of stories of heroism, charity and humanity surfacing after the Haiti earthquake, three of them trace all the way back to East...
February 9, 2010 - 11:05am
February 5, 2010
Blizzard take two
It was certainly a step in the right direction. The Alexandria Blizzard picked up a pair of wins over the weekend in a home-and-home contest...
February 5, 2010 - 12:00am
February 3, 2010
Students lend helping hand to Haiti
The earthquake that struck Haiti caused lots of loss and despair. People lost houses, personal belongings and loved ones. In this time of need,...
February 3, 2010 - 12:00am