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10th annual Hog Wild Fest under way
Crushing cancer with hope
One person injured in crash Friday
You asked: Why do locals call Alexandria ‘Alek?’
VFW 16s start tournament with a loss
A lifetime of coaching
Alexandria Legion Post 87 wins eighth straight
Fargo’s Arneson wins big payday
Alex to host VFW tourney
The Honky-Tonk Stardust Cowboys to perform free concert on Thursday
Fun for all ages planned at Millerville Butter Days
Stoddard and Wood to entertain at Evansville Art Center
Miltona Tornado Days set for July 18-20
Art of the Lakes studio tour features local artists
Engaged - Grove and Thorstad
Births - Douglas county Hospital through July 7, 2014
Engaged - Jackson and Pachan
Engaged - DeRienzo and Husman
Engaged - Smith and Woodford
Worth every cast: Lure of trophy muskies is too much for many to ignore
DNR release: Too many boaters not following aquatic invasive species laws
Fishing report: Fish showing up along deeper weed lines
Repetition is key to holding a child’s interest in fishing
Good things happen when in harmony with the land
Rosemary Hayne, 71
Funeral - David Diedrich, 25
Memorial Service - Rosemary Hayne, 71
Funeral - Harriet Gaffaney, 91
Funeral - Eileen Guderian, 84
Take a page from Reagan’s playbook to address climate change
Minnesota’s biodiesel mandate is costly, risky and unfair
It's Our Turn: Time to put an end to silence
Echo Press Editorial: Veterans looking for work get well-deserved boost
Echo Press Editorial: Here’s how to save the world in your own yard
Peace, solitude and privacy
Farm Bill provision to help beginning farmers, ranchers
Mosquitoes, oh my!
Flooded gardens and short season crops
The funny side of life on the farm
Douglas County K-9 units earn top scores
On the street
Brenton Engineering expands its facilities
Dr. Gregory Gesell joins local hospital
Minnesota workforce, business needs align
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
August 9, 2013
Alex football: Ready for the payoff
Alexandria's John Vogeler has had the life of a traveling salesman this summer. Here one day, gone the next, all with the hope of selling himself...
Cardinals / sports
August 9, 2013 - 12:00am
May 5, 2010
Letter - Mass transit big topic
To the editor: Transportation is an important issue and Minneapolis-based Jefferson Lines has been diligent in its efforts to enhance the rural transportation network. We have worked with the federal and state governments to add service where needed either by providing the service...
May 5, 2010 - 12:00am
March 6, 2009
Sinfully delicious: 'Just Desserts' to be performed at dinner theater
Dinner, desserts, dimwittedness, drama and detective work make for a deliciously delightful evening during the upcoming murder mystery night...
March 6, 2009 - 12:00am
February 27, 2009
Letter - Retain funding for dental programs
To the editor: Lawmakers have a challenge. That was reinforced when several of us dentists who provide oral health care to the more vulnerable citizens in Todd and Douglas counties attended the legislative town hall meeting on the governor's proposed budget cuts Friday afternoon...
February 27, 2009 - 12:00am
January 9, 2009
Murder mystery to take place in Brooten
John O's Dinner Theatre in Brooten proudly presents "B-I-N-G-O Spells Murder." The event is a live, interactive dinner theater show starring a cast of characters everyone is sure to relate to. In fact, every person that comes to the show will be given a name tag and be able to...
January 9, 2009 - 12:00am
January 7, 2009
Letter - Power should be with the people
To the editor: Like many others, I love Lake Miltona. I've enjoyed the lake my entire life, which is now over 60 years. We need to do a better job of protecting it ourselves, which leads me to reflect on the CLRSD situation. It highlights two lessons about local government. We must...
January 7, 2009 - 12:00am
December 30, 2008
Teens are butting out of smoking - Survey shows rates are falling
There's new news about the numbers of teens smoking and it's good - for the most part. A survey released by the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) in early December indicates that tobacco use among Minnesota teens continues to decline. The 2008 Youth Tobacco Survey shows that...
December 30, 2008 - 12:00am
December 17, 2008
John Bjerknes, 77
John Bjerknes, 77, died December 9, 2008 at Knute Nelson in Alexandria. John was born February 28, 1931 in Gonvick to Henry and Josie (Holte) Bjerknes. He was baptized and confirmed at Samhold Lutheran Church in Gonvick. John graduated from Gonvick High School in 1949. After graduation...
December 17, 2008 - 12:00am
Minnesotans urge McCain to attack
LAKEVILLE, Minnesota - John McCain's Minnesota supporters gave him a loud and clear message last Friday - take a harder line against presidential opponent Barack Obama. In a turnabout from the candidate setting the agenda, several of the 21 people who asked McCain questions during...
October 17, 2008 - 12:00am
October 10, 2008
Leadership guru John Maxwell speaks to full house Tuesday
"Hi, my name is John," he said, "and I'm your friend." That's how leadership guru and internationally renowned motivational speaker John Maxwell opened his keynote speech Tuesday at this year's Impact Alexandria event. Formerly known as the Community Live and Learn, the annual event...
October 10, 2008 - 12:00am
October 1, 2008
Leadership expert to give success tips at 'Impact Alexandria' on Tuesday
Bestselling author, leadership trainer and motivational speaker John Maxwell will appear at "Impact Alexandria" Tuesday, October 7. His presentation, one session only this year, will take place from 3 to 5 p.m.
October 1, 2008 - 12:00am