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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
Students can earn credits, use release time at NCA
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
WISSOTA racing returns to Douglas County Fair
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
LETTER: All are born in spiritual darkness
IN THE KNOW: Leadership Alexandria is unique blend with strong return
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
June 20, 2016
Rosenberg to speak at town hall meeting June 30
The Alexandria Golden “K” Kiwanis is sponsoring a free town hall meeting on Thursday, June 30. The guest speaker is Mark Rosenberg, MD, vice dean at the University of Minnesota Medical School. The event will take place at Calvary Lutheran Church in Alexandria, 605 Douglas Street....
June 20, 2016 - 2:50pm
February 3, 2016
The Alexandria Kiwanis Golden K Club held award ceremonies for the Terrific Kid Programs on Jan. 11-13. The program gives recognition to students that have gone above and beyond to perform service to their school, church, fellow students, the community and their homes in the past...
February 3, 2016 - 12:00am
September 23, 2015
100 years of Kiwanis
Kiwanis looks back on a century of world-wide service
September 23, 2015 - 12:00am
December 2, 2013
Take the chance to give on Giving Tuesday
With the community at the end of an extended weekend of shopping and buying, Kiwanis International Foundation invites the public to take the chance to give on Giving Tuesday, December 3. Giving Tuesday is a new movement and a chance to use money in a way that fits a season of hope...
December 2, 2013 - 3:32pm
April 18, 2012
Golden K donation will help children in medical emergencies
The Alexandria Kiwanis Golden K recently donated $1,000 to the Alexandria Fire Department. The money will be used to purchase pediatric medical...
April 18, 2012 - 12:00am
March 28, 2012
Kiwanians speak to youth about respect
During the past couple years, Alexandria School District 206 has developed a Respect Committee made up of a variety of members. There are a variety of people serving, including District 206 staff, community members, students and parents. The committee's sole focus is creating a respectful...
March 28, 2012 - 12:00am
March 2, 2012
Kiwanis Club presents JHS Music Concert
The Alexandria Kiwanis Club presents the 60th annual Jefferson High School (JHS) Music Concert Monday, March 12 at 7:30 p.m. at JHS. The event will feature the JHS choir, band and orchestra. Cost is $3 for students in K-12 and $6 for adults. Activity punch cards cannot be used for...
March 2, 2012 - 12:00am
February 23, 2011
Noon Kiwanis Club encourages reading
The Noon Kiwanis Club is encouraging local youngsters to read. During the week of Febru-ary 14, Kiwanis Club mem-bers read to all the 2nd grad-ers...
February 23, 2011 - 12:00am
February 11, 2011
Get ready for random kindness next week
It's time to kindle some kindness. The 14th annual Random Acts of Kindness Week is from February 13 through February 19 and is sponsored by the Alexandria Kiwanis and the Golden K Clubs. The point of the week is to focus on the positive, and make the Alexandria area an even better...
February 11, 2011 - 12:00am
February 4, 2011
Kiwanis pancake festival set for Feb. 12
The Alexandria Kiwanis club will hold a pancake festival on Saturday, February 12 from 6:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Alexandria Senior Community Center. The menu includes pancakes, sausages, juice, milk and coffee. It will be served by the Kiwanians and members of the Jefferson High...
February 4, 2011 - 12:00am
November 17, 2010
Aktion Club offers fun opportunities for those with disabilities
A new community service club for adults living with disabilities is off and running in Alexandria. The Golden K board of directors and the Kiwanis...
November 17, 2010 - 12:00am
October 20, 2010
Kiwanis: Strength in numbers
Kiwanis International is a global organization of members of every age who are dedicated to changing the world, one child and one community at...
October 20, 2010 - 12:00am
June 2, 2010
'Terrific Kids' are recognized
Sixth graders at Lincoln, Voyager, Zion and Woodland elementary schools in Alexandria, Garfield and Carlos elementary schools were recently named Terrific Kids. Terrific Kids is an elementary program of Kiwanis International. Kids who improve themselves and do good things for others...
June 2, 2010 - 12:00am
May 19, 2010
Rounding up bike safety
Alexandria police officer Keith Melrose helped guide children through some maneuvers at a bike safety rodeo Saturday at Voyager Elementary School....
May 19, 2010 - 12:00am
May 7, 2010
Bike Safety Rodeo planned for May 15
Load up your bikes or pedal on down to Voyager Elementary School for the first-ever Kiwanis Bike Safety Rodeo and Family Bike Ride next weekend. The...
May 7, 2010 - 12:00am