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NorthStar Group breaks ground on sports complex, home of FCA Hockey
Meet the new Pet of the Week: Walter (w/video)
Law Enforcement Blotter: Friday, October 13 through Sunday, October 15
Miltona celebration combines Oktoberfest with Fire Prevention Week
Second body recovered from plane that struck power lines and crashed in Mississippi
Sports schedule for Monday, Oct. 16
Football: Panthers win on senior night
Tennis: Lanoue falls in quarterfinals
Swimming & Diving: Alex takes fourth at True Team tournament
Section 8A boys soccer: Cardinals fall just short at Hillcrest
Open Mic Night welcomes new musicians
Pope County archeologists share findings, identify artifacts
Small change adds up for youth groups
Van Wakeren: A single smile can go a long way
Jerome & Irene Hagen
Gene & Mary
Gene & Mary
T. Mike & Jeannie Thompson
Jackson's first hunt success
Jennie Lake re-established as a waterfowl refuge
Morken: Trying to master scent control
Morken: CRP is worth fighting for by more than hunters
Sizing up the local deer herd
Lori K. Thorson
Lorraine R. Juul
Annabelle Kretschmar (Pikal)
It's Our Turn: Goodbye, yoga pants; hello work
Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down: Views from the Echo Press Editorial Board
Letter: Our country isn't perfect but it's still the best
Letter: Overpaid for defending a lousy football
Letter: Tear down Big Ole statue?
Palmer amaranth crops up in Todd County
Farmer deadlines approaching
Tightly spiraled worms? You've got millipedes!
Dairy council seeks candidates
Tomato tasting at the library
Three Bello Cucina locations for sale, including Alexandria
Professional women to honor employers, Woman of the Year
Arvig school partnership nets cash for Osakis schools
State Farm agent retires after 35 years, welcomes two new agents
Myrin joins Echo Press sports staff
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May 17, 2013
John Lindquist receives Ducks Unlimited Conservationist of the Year award
Ducks Unlimited recognized longtime supporter and Living Lakes Initiative advocate John Lindquist with its 2012 Minnesota Volunteer Conservationist...
May 17, 2013 - 12:00am
May 3, 2013
Her life of giving touched countless hearts
Sister Patrice Kiefer of Alexandria thought she was at the Alexandria Sertoma Club's Service to Mankind Awards ceremony to give a speech on friend...
May 3, 2013 - 12:00am
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