Skip to main content
Douglas County Hospital gets 'blue ribbon' for vaccination effort
Speaker: Officers are 'not normal; you're special'
Law enforcement blotter: Tuesday, August 23
Almost 1,000 gather in memory of slain 5-year-old Watkins girl
New effort tries to draw more people into area
Sports schedule for Thursday, August 25
99 holes to celebrate 99 years
Fun meets a potential future in stock cars for many young go-kart drivers
Tweaks for progress: Shifted backfield, young line highlight B-E football
Following its headline year: Christensen steps in for Minnewaska football
Put the fun back in parenting
Walk raises awareness of congenital heart defects
AAHS students, alumni kick off Project 1440
Discovery Middle School hosts orientations, open house
Cunninghams win wing sauce contest
Births - through Aug. 12, 2016
Engaged - Dokken-McFann and Gran
Births - Aug. 3-8, 2016
Engaged - Benning and Notch
Engaged - Butler and Joswiak
DNR to close Mille Lacs walleye season next month
Stringer full of walleyes
Morken: What the numbers say about declining hunters and anglers
Work begins on statewide deer management plan
A big bass for Beau
Clara "Clair" A. Gustafson
Bernard "Bernie" V. Dulski
Arland E. Hirman
Roy A. Johnson
Gladys M. Hogan
IN THE KNOW: Leadership Alexandria is unique blend with strong return
LETTER: All are born in spiritual darkness
From the archives - 1966: Six boxes of contest butter to be auctioned off at county fair
EDITORIAL: Small towns can have big problems
LETTER: The same old arguments against Christianity
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
Chamber Ambassadors visit three local businesses
Celeste Edenloff returns to Echo Press
Dew Drop Inn changes ownership
Beach named editor of Echo Press
New rules implemented for telemarketers
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
Ice Fishing Challenge
February 9, 2013
Carlos native wins Ice Challenge
Chad Malvin of Carlos was the big winner at the Ice Fishing Challenge on Lake L'Homme Dieu on Saturday afternoon as his 3.91-pound northern stood the test of time. Malvin, 23-years-old, said he caught the fish about a minute after the tournament started. He didn't even have his line...
February 9, 2013 - 3:56pm
February 2, 2011
Getting the word on the street
Here's a whole new way to get the word out about your community event: Rent banner space. The Runestone Museum in Alexandria recently received...
February 2, 2011 - 12:00am
January 28, 2011
Join the challenge
Since 2000, anglers have traveled from as far away as Alaska, Australia and even Africa to Alexandria, Minnesota in hopes of landing a lunker...
January 28, 2011 - 12:00am
November 3, 2010
Tickets on sale now for Ice Fishing Challenge
The Alexandria Ice Fishing Challenge will hold its 11th annual tournament at the new location on Lake Agnes in downtown Alexandria. This is Minnesota's second-largest ice fishing tournament. In addition to the new location, also new are the all cash prizes for both raffle tickets...
November 3, 2010 - 12:00am
October 8, 2010
City approves requests for Ice Fishing Challenge
Organizers of the 2011 Ice Fishing Challenge in Alexandria received the city's approval for two requests - to close a road and use a park. The council approved both requests at its September 27 meeting after tabling the issue at a previous meeting. The Sertoma Club and the Viking...
October 8, 2010 - 12:00am
September 22, 2010
Ice Fishing Challenge seeks council action in changing event's location
Anglers competing in Alexandria's Ice Fishing Challenge will have a change of scenery next year. They'll be fishing on Lake Agnes instead of Lake L'Homme Dieu. Edward Reif, president of the Sertoma Club, which sponsors the event along with the Viking Sportsmen, told the Alexandria...
September 22, 2010 - 12:00am
February 17, 2010
Small fish, big prizes
Nearly 2,500 anglers took to the ice during Saturday's Ice Fishing Challenge on Lake L'Homme Dieu. Anglers from all over, including Indiana,...
February 17, 2010 - 12:05am
February 10, 2010
Ice anglers hope to nab big prizes
The 10th annual Ice Fishing Challenge - Minnesota's second largest ice fishing tournament - will take place this Saturday, February 13 on Lake L'Homme Dieu near Krueger's Creek public access from noon to 3 p.m. Tickets for the Ice Fishing Challenge, hosted by the Alexandria Sertoma...
February 10, 2010 - 12:00am
January 15, 2010
Ice Fishing Challenge set for February 13
The 10th annual Ice Fishing Challenge - Minnesota's second largest ice fishing tournament - is set to take place Saturday, February 13 on Lake L'Homme Dieu near Krueger's Creek public access from noon to 3 p.m. Tickets for the Ice Fishing Challenge, hosted by the Alexandria Sertoma...
January 15, 2010 - 12:00am
December 31, 2009
Time to gear up for 10th annual Ice Fishing Challenge
The 10th annual Ice Fishing Challenge - Minnesota's second largest ice fishing tournament - is set to take place Saturday, February 13 on Lake...
December 31, 2009 - 12:00am