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County fair attendance down from 2014 (w/video)
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Local winery named best of Minnesota
Silverstreaks hope bigger is better
Sports schedule for Thursday, August 21
Tennis: Alexandria falls in season opener at Bemidji
Roste gets his shot at QB
Much more than a weight room
Homeless, not hopeless
Fall Adult Basic Education classes begin August 26
Grandparents go back to school
4-H summer daycamps wrap up at county fair
Fish decoys on exhibit at Evansville Art Center
Engaged - Wall and Moore
Getting to know the pelican
DNR announces fall duck, goose seasons
Fishing report: Anglers waiting through tough August bite
Bit by the bass bug
Kids tackle a tournament
Roman Koep, 72
Alice Hovland, 72
Laverne McCall, 58
Funeral - Patrick Darrington, 81
Margaret Cioffi, 91
Thank you for the support
Utilities need time to comply with EPA regulations
In the Know: Remember those who help local causes when you shop
Observations from the archives, 1964: Safecrackers hit Millerville Liquor Store
Echo Press Editorial: The tragic consequences of trying meth
Douglas County Extension assists community garden
Farmers Union potluck hosted at Jensen home
Ag innovation was topic of meeting
When are my melons ready to pick?
Roers family honored as 2014 Farm Family of the Year
Community day of fun held at Knute Nelson
Charter to switch to all-digital network
Lakes Area News now delivers local TV weather
Douglas Scientific and LGC team up
Dr. Shan Flatt joins Alexandria Clinic
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
December 17, 2013
Holiday Train stops in Alexandria
The Canadian Pacific Holiday Train rolled into Alexandria Monday to help raise money, food and awareness for the fight against hunger. Willy Porter and The Claytones performed a variety of festive holiday tunes from the Holiday Train’s boxcar stage. The event was free but...
December 17, 2013 - 10:08am
December 12, 2013
Canadian Pacific Holiday Train comes to town on Monday
he Canadian Pacific (CP) Holiday Train will make a stop in Alexandria on Monday, December 16 at 11:45 a.m. at the 8th Avenue East railroad crossing by Hubbard Feed Mill, 8th and Nokomis. The Holiday Train will consist of brightly decorated railcars, including a modified boxcar that...
life / events
December 12, 2013 - 10:03pm
Holiday Train to roll into town Friday, December 14
The Holiday Train will roll into Alexandria this Friday, spreading a message of Christmas cheer and giving. The train, which raises money for food shelves, is scheduled to arrive at the 8th Avenue East railroad crossing near the Hubbard Feed Mill shortly before noon. The Holiday...
news / region
December 12, 2012 - 12:00am
December 13, 2011
Holiday Train to roll through Alexandria Wednesday
North America's longest running food pantry fundraiser will make a stop in Alexandria this Wednesday, December 14. The Canadian Pacific Holiday Train is scheduled to stop at 12:45 p.m. at the 8th Avenue East/Nokomis Street railroad crossing by the Hubbard Feed Mill. The Holiday...
December 13, 2011 - 10:05am
December 17, 2010
All aboard to help the hungry
Crowds braved the cold on Tuesday afternoon to see the Canadian Pacific Holiday Train and enjoy music by Melanie Doane and the Holiday Train...
December 17, 2010 - 12:00am
December 8, 2010
Holiday Train to stop in Alexandria
The Holiday Train is coming to town. The Canadian Pacific Railway train will stop in Alexandria on Tuesday, December 14 at 1 p.m. It will arrive at the railroad crossing near the Hubbard Feed Mill at 8th Avenue and Nokomis Street. The festively decorated Holiday Train is fun to...
December 8, 2010 - 12:00am
December 3, 2010
The Holiday Train is coming to town!
The Canadian Pacific (CP) Railway Holiday Train is stopping in Alexandria on Tuesday, December 14 at 1 p.m. It will arrive at the railroad crossing...
December 3, 2010 - 12:00am
November 19, 2010
Holiday Train to stop in Alexandria Dec. 14
The Canadian Pacific Railway Holiday Train is stopping in Alexandria on Tuesday, December 14 at 1 p.m. It will arrive at the railroad crossing near the Hubbard Feed Mill at 8th Avenue and Nokomis Street. The festively decorated Holiday Train is fun to see, but it also serves a larger...
November 19, 2010 - 12:00am
December 18, 2009
Braving cold, fighting hunger
Although the crowd was sparse this year because of sub-zero temperatures and not much pre-publicity, the Canadian Pacific Holiday Train still...
December 18, 2009 - 12:05am
December 14, 2009
Holiday train to roll into Alexandria Tuesday
The Canadian Pacific's "Holiday Train" tour will be making a stop in Alexandria once again this year. The Holiday Train - a magical train of lights - will roll into Alexandria tomorrow, Tuesday, December 15 at 1 p.m.
December 14, 2009 - 11:00am