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UPDATE: Le Homme Dieu drowning victim identified
Still time to attend Vikingland Builder's Association Home Tour this weekend
Don't get ripped off at State Fair
Minnesota wolf population stable
Youth Day draws a huge crowd again
Viking Speedway: Thoennes holds off Zach Johnson as curfew ends things early
Volleyball: Osakis goes 2-2 at Albany Tournament
Sports schedule for Saturday, August 27
Girls tennis: Osakis ties for seventh at Delano tourney
Underwater Art: Decoys on display in Evansville
Robby Vee finishes out summer concert series
Harper's Chord comes to Carlos Creek Winery
Alpha Course teaches basics of faith
Strive to be a foundation for others
Births - Aug. 26, 2016
Engaged - Hanson and Lund
Births - through Aug. 12, 2016
Engaged - Dokken-McFann and Gran
Births - Aug. 3-8, 2016
DNR to close Mille Lacs walleye season next month
Morken: What the numbers say about declining hunters and anglers
Stringer full of walleyes
Work begins on statewide deer management plan
A big bass for Beau
Carol J. Hansen
William 'Bill' Bretz
Brandon D. Randt
Clara "Clair" A. Gustafson
Bernard "Bernie" V. Dulski
COMMENTARY: What they're fighting over
COMMENTARY: Clean Power Plan will penalize Minnesota
IT'S OUR TURN: Recalling the dawn of the digital age; facing its challenges
EDITORIAL: Long wait for mental health care must be fixed
IN THE KNOW: Leadership Alexandria is unique blend with strong return
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
MMFCU concludes 60 Days of Giving campaign
Community solar program shining for REA
Chamber Ambassadors visit three local businesses
Celeste Edenloff returns to Echo Press
Dew Drop Inn changes ownership
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
April 26, 2013
Minnesota Twins salute local Yellow Ribbon effort
Douglas County and Alexandria's Beyond the Yellow Ribbon program was a hit at Target Field. Before a Minnesota Twins game began on April 16,...
April 26, 2013 - 12:00am
March 13, 2013
Print honoring VA worker to be dedicated in Alexandria
A dedication ceremony for a memorial print honoring the Veterans Affair (VA) service of Erika Rodriguez of Alexandria is planned for Friday, March 22, at 3:30 p.m., at the Max J. Beilke VA Clinic in Alexandria. Rodriquez was employed as a physician assistant at the VA clinic when...
March 13, 2013 - 12:00am
January 2, 2013
Owner of organic farm gets big honor
Gary Brever was named the 2012 Outstanding Young Farmer by the Minnesota Jaycees for his work in advancing the agricultural career, soil and...
January 2, 2013 - 12:00am
December 14, 2012
Olson is 2013 Minnesota Superintendent of the Year
The Minnesota Association of School Administrators (MASA) has named Superintendent Jeffrey Olson, superintendent for St. Peter Public Schools, the 2013 Minnesota Superintendent of the Year. Olson is a 1971 graduate of Jefferson High School in Alexandria. He is the son of the late...
December 14, 2012 - 12:00am
Douglas County honored
Recognizing people who have given of their time and talents to agriculture was the focus of the Minnesota Farm Bureau Federation awards banquet held Friday, November 30 during the 94th annual conference at the Doubletree Hotel in Bloomington.
December 14, 2012 - 12:00am
VIDEO: Saluting soldiers' sacrifices
Veterans come from all walks of life. They're ordinary people living ordinary lives who are asked to do extraordinary things for their country. Their...
November 14, 2012 - 12:00am
October 24, 2012
Local military member honored at Twins game
Sergeant First Class Michael Hafner was the honorary flag raiser at the August 10 Minnesota Twins vs. Tampa Bay Rays game at Target Field. At...
October 24, 2012 - 12:00am
September 14, 2012
Oldest WWII Military Police Officer is youngest at heart
Gene Stephens golfs a few times a week. He goes for a walk every day. He defeats his wife, Kathie, at Ping Pong and gin rummy way more than she...
September 14, 2012 - 12:00am
April 13, 2012
Sanitary district worker honored for excellence
The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) recently recognized Scot Spranger from the Alexandria Lake Area Sanitary District for maintaining a perfect record of compliance with their wastewater treatment permit during 2011. This year, the Alexandria Lake Area Sanitary District...
April 13, 2012 - 12:00am
February 15, 2012
JHS students chosen for honor band
Three students from Jefferson High School in Alexandria were selected to participate in the University of Minnesota Honor Band Festival January 27-29. Alex Blaser, who plays oboe, and trumpet players Claire Donovan and Spencer Brand were selected to the honor band by a recorded audition...
February 15, 2012 - 12:00am
October 19, 2011
McGaffey boys honored with highest rank of Eagle Scout
Patrick and Christian McGaffey, members of Boy Scout Troop 440 of Brandon/Evansville, received the Boy Scout's highest rank of Eagle Scout on...
October 19, 2011 - 12:00am
March 18, 2009
Students to perform in honor band
Four students from Jefferson High School in Alexandria were selected to perform in the Concordia College Honor Band Festival in Moorhead. They...
March 18, 2009 - 12:00am
November 25, 2008
District 206 receives national honor
Out of hundreds of school districts across the nation, Alexandria was recently recognized for its students' achievements. Alexandria School...
November 25, 2008 - 12:00am
August 6, 2008
4-H winners named in clothing, performing arts and quilting categories
The 2008 Douglas County 4-H Clothing and Textiles Day and Fashion Review were held Thursday, July 31 at Discovery Middle School in Alexandria. Performing arts judging was also part of the event. The theme for the public style show was "Fashion in the Jungle!" with 59 outfits modeled...
August 6, 2008 - 12:00am
June 27, 2008
Honor band hails from Oslo, Norway
The honor band in this year's Vikingland Band Festival traveled more than 4,000 miles for the event. The Stabekk School Band from Oslo, Norway, was founded in 1915. In 1954 the band was adopted by His Majesty the King's Guard, who are models for the band. Members of the Stabekk...
June 27, 2008 - 12:00am