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Magic, wonder and faith at Church for the Harvest
New method for funding nursing homes?
Snow Saturday Night
Law enforcement blotter: January 22, 2015
News Briefs: Smoking in Minnesota drops
Boys hockey: Alex can't overcome Bemidji's torrid start as Cards drop second straight
Girls hockey: Shorthanded Alexandria falls 1-0 against Bemidji
NFLPA instructs Patriots players to 'reserve comment'
NFL-Super Bowl has ways to go in captivating global audience
Sports roundup from Friday, January 23
Speaker to share about weight loss journey
Harper’s Chord to perform at Carlos Creek
Tribute band plays at upcoming Alexandria Marching Band fundraiser
Take a spiritual journey
Where are they now?
Engaged - Wilts and Hedstrom
Births - Douglas County Hospital through January 12, 2015
Births - Douglas County Hospital through January 3, 2015
Engaged - Pavek and Jossart
Births - Douglas County Hospital through December 28, 2014
Wildlife of Douglas County: Fisher
Dayton proposes expanded buffer zones along Minnesota waters
Wildlife of Douglas County: Short-tailed weasel
Ready for a challenge?
Buck bagged in Wyoming
Helen Howie, 88
Service - Ruby Benson, 73
Funeral - Allan Altnow, 86
Funeral - Maynard Radil, 79
Marilyn Berghe, 77
Letter: Can’t afford pro sports
Letter: Quotes can shed light on disputes
Letter: Practicing good hygiene habits is important during cold, flu season
It's Our Turn: Twins take refreshing approach at caravan stop
Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down: Views by the Echo Press
2014 Farm Bill crops education seminars offered
Minnesota Grown Directory seeks new members
Funding secured for water quality initiative
Potato growers invited to hearing on check-off fees January 23
Winter garden college planned
Jody Hanson promoted within Lakes Newspaper Group
JCPenney reports good, bad news
Alexandria Industries CEO outlines keys to company’s success
Alexandria Clinic lab earns accreditation
Operation Round Up grants announced
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
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 wants to admit. With youthful exuberance and energy, the slim and trim Stephens spryly bounces around his summer home at Blakes by the...
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