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Sioux want court to grant them Minnesota land promised in 1862
Farmers frustrated with Dayton communications
Law enforcement blotter: Tuesday, Aug. 30
Group to pay $2,000 fine for illegal fireworks
Changes improve child support services
Volleyball: Osakis falls in three to Paynesville
Soccer: Alex boys, girls shut out by Brainerd
Girls tennis: Osakis rolls to pair of sweeps at home tri
Cross country: WCA boys win Morris meet, Osakis' Savageau places eighth
Girls swimming: Improvements present despite Cards' opening loss to Melrose
EVERYDAY GOURMET: Take care of extra zucchini by making noodle dishes
The search is on for Mrs. Douglas County
Aging Mastery Program offered
Class reunions scheduled
Hospice serves more than cancer patients
Births - Aug. 26, 2016
Engaged - Hanson and Lund
Births - through Aug. 12, 2016
Engaged - Dokken-McFann and Gran
Births - Aug. 3-8, 2016
Youth Day draws a huge crowd again
DNR to close Mille Lacs walleye season next month
Morken: What the numbers say about declining hunters and anglers
Stringer full of walleyes
Work begins on statewide deer management plan
Brandon D. Randt
Myrtle Annette McKay
Carol J. Hansen
William 'Bill' Bretz
IN THE KNOW: Opioids carry serious risk of harm
From the Archives - 1991: Location decided for new library
EDITORIAL: Here's information that landlords, tenants should know
LETTER: Promote healthy foods in schools
LETTER: We need some backbone
What's wrong with my tomato plant?
Women invited to quarterly agriculture seminar
Producers should consider available assistance
Monarchs, roadsides and the law
Kensington represented in Princess Kay of the Milky Way
MMFCU concludes 60 Days of Giving campaign
Community solar program shining for REA
Chamber Ambassadors visit three local businesses
Celeste Edenloff returns to Echo Press
Dew Drop Inn changes ownership
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
August 19, 2016
How to pass your lake cabin to the next generation
The average age of Minnesota resident seasonal property owners is 62 years. Eighty-six percent of Minnesota seasonal property owners indicated that they would not sell their property in the next three years. In fact, 30 percent of the 86 percent said that they would pass or have passed...
August 19, 2016 - 12:00am
May 10, 2013
YMCA and Knute Nelson team up
The Alexandria YMCA and Knute Nelson in Alexandria will participate in National Senior Health and Fitness Day on Wednesday, May 29. Senior Health and Fitness Day is focused on health, prevention, fitness and fun.
May 10, 2013 - 12:00am
April 17, 2013
Clash over handling of Knute Nelson ballpark
Those close to the Alexandria baseball scene have watched as other communities have done what they can to prepare their fields during this terrible...
April 17, 2013 - 12:00am
January 25, 2013
Famous bean soup to be served
Whatever uncertainties may exist in the Senate, one thing is sure: bean soup is on the menu of the Senate restaurant every day. Knute Nelson,...
January 25, 2013 - 12:00am
May 30, 2012
Here Lies Knute Nelson
This Memorial Day, people passing through the Kinkead Cemetery in Alexandria will notice a new tribute to a man well-known in the area and beyond. It...
May 30, 2012 - 12:00am
May 25, 2012
Residents invited to join celebration of Thrivent's impact
The city of Alexandria has proclaimed Thursday, May 31, 2012, as Thrivent Financial Day in Alexandria. The recognition honors the impact the not-for-profit organization has made in the local community through charitable giving and volunteerism. In its proclamation, the city urges...
May 25, 2012 - 12:00am
September 17, 2010
Knute to host fall festival Oct. 1
The Friends of Knute fall festival is set for Friday, October 1 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Knute Nelson, 420 12th Avenue East in Alexandria. The event will include a bake sale, silent auction, lucky wheel, vendor fair, Toad Tracks Book Fair and lunch. The menu includes barbecues...
September 17, 2010 - 12:00am
April 15, 2009
Knute Nelson receives grant to expand NeuroFit program
The number of people in the United States currently living with neurological diseases such as Parkinson's disease and multiple sclerosis is staggering. And with the rapid growth in Americans older than the age of 65, growth is expected in the number of individuals living with these...
April 15, 2009 - 12:00am
April 1, 2009
Shelter from the flood - Area nursing homes take in residents from Fargo-Moorhead
As the people of Fargo-Moorhead battled the rising floodwaters this past weekend, some of the older population were busy getting settled in their...
April 1, 2009 - 12:00am
January 30, 2009
Lunch with Knute: Douglas County Historical Society to host bean soup fundraisier
It's time again to celebrate local history by commemorating Knute Nelson's birthday with his favorite meal, bean soup. The annual fundraiser,...
January 30, 2009 - 12:00am
October 14, 2008
Knute Nelson may get tax help for $24.9 million project
Knute Nelson's plan to build a $24.9 million assisted living apartment complex in south Alexandria is on track to receive a tax break. At its meeting Tuesday night, the Alexandria City Council set a public hearing to consider the nursing home's application for tax increment financing...
October 14, 2008 - 12:00am
October 10, 2008
Having a ball
If you go to Knute Nelson Wellness Center in Alexandria, you may be in for a good beating. But chances are, it will make you feel like a kid...
October 10, 2008 - 12:00am
October 8, 2008
No more bad hops?
Infielders at Alexandria's Knute Nelson Field should get truer bounces next year. The field is also expected to handle a lot more water. That's...
October 8, 2008 - 12:00am
August 22, 2008
Knute Nelson to expand, add jobs
Amidst a slowing state economy, an expanding health care industry has been a bright spot for Minnesota business. Locally, key developments are helping fuel Alexandria's economic growth. Senior living and care provider Knute Nelson announced Wednesday it plans to build a new 40-acre...
August 22, 2008 - 12:00am
July 18, 2008
Knute Nelson forms 'Friends of Knute' group; meeting is this Thursday
Amid changing times, available volunteers and their schedules, the Knute Nelson Auxiliary voted recently to merge with the larger volunteer force at Knute Nelson to form a new group, "Friends of Knute." To commemorate and honor the Auxiliary and their efforts throughout the years,...
July 18, 2008 - 12:00am