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Law Enforcement Blotter: Thursday, April 27
'I can still see his face:' Man recalls Exercise Tiger, a tragic rehearsal for D-Day.
B-E pushing for August vote on school building
Gays, lesbians rally at Capitol; Alexandria event on May 4
Tanner's Team backing Moldens, other families facing serious illness
Trap shooting: Burgess, Knight, Roers lead Alexandria in opening week
Snowmen look to round out roster for inaugural season
Local curling team records rare eight-ender
Sports schedule for Friday, April 28
Free pitch, hit and run competition in Alexandria Sunday
LYRA ensemble to perform at Calvary Lutheran
Story of 1900s seamstress to be performed at ATCC
Alexandria's Beth Hill publishes first novel
Ring of Kerry brings Irish influence to Central Square
Lakes Area Radio Theatre hosts two classic shows
Engaged - Schmidt and Murray
Engaged - Harstad and Engebretson
Wedding - Von Bank and Hoelscher
Wedding - Skudlarek and Oestreich
Births - March 31, 2017
Mike Frisch: Catch bigger fish
Morken: No better time than now for turkey hunting in Minnesota
Worth the drive: Wyoming produces on opening morning
Mike Frisch: Which jig is the right jig for walleyes?
A walk in the woods is always worth it
Robert Joseph Schlosser
Jarrin "Jerry" Stark
Observations from the Archives: 1967: Law enforcement course starts this fall
In the Know: Fueling the 'workforce engine'
Letter: Peterson's office: Big hat, no cattle
Echo Press editorial: Shed more light on unclaimed property
It's Our Turn: Is it just a game?
Robin Trott: Five steps to conserving water in your garden
Steve Frericks: Ask for help in tough times
Extension to offer low-tunnel strawberry workshop
Minnesota Farmers Union to host rural issues discussion
Agriculture going strong in Douglas County
Chamber introduces new networking event
ATCC Foundation holds scholarship recognition event
Carlos Creek Winery honored at Progress Minnesota event
Tech company sprouts from the ground up
A restaurant revival
hires and promotions
On The Street
April 12, 2013
Alex JO 16s take first at Sauk Centre Slam Fest
The Alexandria JO 16s volleyball team took first place in the 17s division at Sauk Centre Slam Fest on April 7. The team has had a successful...
April 12, 2013 - 12:00am
April 5, 2013
Alexandria 15s are champions
The Alexandria JO 15s Red team took first place in the 16s division at the College of St. Benedict's Junior Olympic volleyball tournament recently....
April 5, 2013 - 12:00am
February 22, 2013
JO 15s Red team first
The Alexandria JO volleyball 15s Red team was first in the 16s division at the 4th annual Lakes Volleyball Tournament in Forest Lake recently....
February 22, 2013 - 12:00am
March 21, 2012
Alexandria JO 12 volleyball team wins tourney
The Alexandria JO 12's volleyball team enjoyed a successful season. The team took Gold Division championship honors at the St. Cloud Volleyball...
March 21, 2012 - 12:00am
May 25, 2011
Perino becomes first female elected to NSSA national board
Alexandria native Mary Jo Perino continues to leave her mark on the journalism field as she became the first female ever elected to the National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association (NSSA) National Board recently. The NSSA national president Ron Morris announced the decision...
May 25, 2011 - 12:00am
February 18, 2011
Alexandria JO 14 Red team takes top honors
The Alexandria JO 14 Red Volleyball team has enjoyed a remarkable season so far. The team opened its season with a Play Day in Monticello on...
February 18, 2011 - 12:00am
June 23, 2010
Alexandria Select 16s win tourney
The Alexandria Select 16s JO volleyball team finished first in the Mankato tournament in April. Members of the team included (left to right)...
June 23, 2010 - 12:00am
May 5, 2010
Osakis JO girls win title
The Osakis JO 15-under volleyball team captured first place in the Hutchinson tournament recently. Members of the team include (back, left to...
May 5, 2010 - 12:00am
January 29, 2010
Perino named sportscaster of the year
Alexandria native Mary Jo Perino could not believe the latest bit of recognition she received for her work as a sportscaster at WLEX-TV in Lexington, Kentucky. Perino, the daughter of John and Sandy Perino of Alexandria, was recently named the sportscaster of the year for the state...
January 29, 2010 - 12:00am
May 15, 2009
Column - No pain, no gain
I actually paid money to do this? It was a question that went through my mind frequently in the weeks leading up to a half marathon in Fargo, North Dakota on May 9. Especially as my aching hips argued in protest at the mere thought of being forced to run another mile. But once I...
May 15, 2009 - 12:00am
March 20, 2009
Column - Tell the little bird to shut up
Life's too short to tweet. Call me negative. Call me anti-information highway. Call me wary of sharing every facet of my life with complete strangers via the Internet. Call me unwilling to embrace the marvels of technology. But I don't think embracing the marvels of technology...
March 20, 2009 - 12:00am
January 16, 2009
Column - A win-win program
I've been thinking about it for a long time, but this week I finally did it. I signed up to be a lunch buddy. A lunch buddy is an adult who volunteers to meet with an elementary school student twice a month during their lunchtime. It's such a small time commitment, but to a child,...
January 16, 2009 - 12:00am
January 1, 2009
On the Street - 01-02-09
Mary Jo Brandt is a recipient of the Knute Nelson's (KN) "Tree of Excellence" award. This award is the highest level of recognition through the KN Employee Recognition Program. Brandt has been employed at Knute Nelson for almost 21 years in the nursing department and is currently...
January 1, 2009 - 12:00am