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More Minnesota babies are being born at home
Photo of the Week - Proud veterans
Lahn resigns as superintendent, Quist stays on
Bonds could save hospital $2M or more
A teacher's influence can be lifelong
Ready for their shot
Sports roundup from Friday, November 21
Sports schedule for Saturday, November 22
Cardinals defeat section rival Detroit Lakes
Sports schedule for Friday, November 21
Free concert ushers in holiday season
Christmas comes back to the Fort
Act now to solve ice dams
Make your holiday meals easier with these simple shortcuts
Cards sought for Red Cross Holiday Mail for Heroes
Engaged - Boesl and Noetzelman
Births - Douglas County Hospital through November 17, 2014
Births - Douglas County Hospital through November 10, 2014
Births - Douglas County Hospital through October 27, 2014
Wedding - Huwe and Stromberg
Striking Gould again
Initial deer registration numbers drop from 2013 season
First buck is a big one for Moen
DNR release: Hunters register 102,000 deer through second weekend
Minnesota hunters register 54,000 deer during first three days of season
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Memorial Service - Jayne Nyhammer, 56
Service - Rachel Ruter, 62
John Westphal, 82
Dorene Jerzak, 80
Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down: Views by the Echo Press
Letter: Will people stand up for Jesus?
Letter: Holidays should be spent with families and friends
Letter: Time for a new leader
It's Our Turn: Be honest about your vision
Scholarships available for horticulture, agronomy students
Answers to your gardening questions
Sign-up extended for Margin Protection Program
What about bur oak blight?
The garden is put to bed; now what?
Two local radio stations may have new owners
Scientific opinion poll: Small business owners are hiring
Voyager Industries earns ISO 9001: 2008 certification
Letter: Was health care plan transparent?
Letter: Time for parents to raise kids
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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