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Update: Downpour causes flooding but minimal damage
UPDATE: Drowning victim was a boat mechanic with 'a huge heart'
Motorcycle run to raise awareness of mental illness
Law enforcement blotter: Friday, August 26 through Sunday, August 28
Man arrested after shots fired at Spicer Zorbaz
Girls tennis: Landmark wins fuel Cards' undefeated start
Viking Speedway: Thoennes holds off Zach Johnson as curfew ends things early
Volleyball: Osakis goes 2-2 at Albany Tournament
Sports schedule for Saturday, August 27
Girls tennis: Osakis ties for seventh at Delano tourney
Underwater Art: Decoys on display in Evansville
Robby Vee finishes out summer concert series
Harper's Chord comes to Carlos Creek Winery
Alpha Course teaches basics of faith
Strive to be a foundation for others
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
COMMENTARY: What they're fighting over
COMMENTARY: Clean Power Plan will penalize Minnesota
IT'S OUR TURN: Recalling the dawn of the digital age; facing its challenges
EDITORIAL: Long wait for mental health care must be fixed
IN THE KNOW: Leadership Alexandria is unique blend with strong return
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
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
April 27, 2016
The Lakes Area Professional Women’s organization held its 20th annual fashion show and silent auction fundraiser to raise funds for scholarships...
April 27, 2016 - 12:00am
April 6, 2012
Lakes Area Professional Women to host Flip Flop for Fashion
The Lakes Area Professional Women (LAPW) present Flip Flop for Fashion, the 16th annual style show and scholarship fundraiser, on Thursday, April 26 at Holiday Inn in Alexandria. The event raises funds for scholarships to area high school women through Dollars for Scholars, and for...
April 6, 2012 - 12:00am
October 22, 2010
LAPW organizes board
Lakes Area Professional Women has organized its board of directors for the 2010-11 program year. The mission of Lakes Area Professional Women...
October 22, 2010 - 12:00am
October 15, 2010
Henry's Foods and Someplace Safe named Employers of the Year
The Lakes Area Professional Women's (LAPW) organization has announced the 2010 Employers of the Year. Henry's Foods of Alexandria was named the Large Employer of the Year (25 or more employees), and Someplace Safe of Alexandria was named the Small Employer of the Year (fewer than...
October 15, 2010 - 12:00am
October 1, 2010
LAPW dinner to honor woman of year
Lakes Area Professional Women (LAPW) is hosting its annual recognition dinner on Wednesday, October 20 with a social time at 5:30 p.m and the dinner and program starting at 6 p.m. at the Holiday Inn in Alexandria. The 2010 small business of the year, large business of the year and...
October 1, 2010 - 12:00am
August 20, 2010
Employers of the Year nominations sought
Lakes Area Professional Women (LAPW) is currently seeking nominations to honor two local employers who support and promote fairness and leadership opportunities for women in the workplace. Each year, LAPW, formerly known as Alexandria Area Business and Professional Women, selects...
August 20, 2010 - 12:00am
May 21, 2010
Women Build Day insulates Habitat home
May 12 was an historic day for Lakes Area Professional Women (LAPW) who participated in Habitat for Humanity of Douglas County's first-ever Women...
May 21, 2010 - 12:00am
Style show raises $7,600 in scholarships
Lakes Area Professional Women held its 14th annual Style Show and Scholarship Fundraiser on April 29. More than 230 attended the event to take...
May 21, 2010 - 12:00am
May 5, 2010
Innovate Today workshop slated for May 13
The Lakes Area Professional Women are sponsoring an "Innovate Today" workshop featuring Kris Ahlquist on Thursday, May 13 from 1 to 4 p.m. at Holiday Inn in Alexandria. Whether looking for small, continuous improvements or significant, game-changing transformations, the talent of...
May 5, 2010 - 12:00am
April 2, 2010
LAPW plan style show April 29
The Lakes Area Professional Women (LAPW) will present its 14th annual scholarship fundraiser and style show on Thursday, April 29 at the Alexandria Holiday Inn. All proceeds benefit local high school young women through Dollars For Scholars, scholarships for members and their daughters. The...
April 2, 2010 - 12:00am
February 26, 2010
Exhibitors sought for style show
The Lakes Area Professional Women's (LAPW) organization is seeking businesses and individuals for exhibitor booths for its 14th annual Style Show and Scholarship Fundraiser. LAPW (formerly Alexandria Area Professional Women) is a local organization whose mission is to connect women...
February 26, 2010 - 12:00am
October 16, 2009
Professional women to honor Knute Nelson, Prairie Lakes Dental
Lakes Area Professional Women (LAPW) proudly announces the Employers of the Year for 2009 as part of their Recognition Luncheon on Wednesday, October 21 at Broadway Ballroom. Knute Nelson has been selected in the Large Employer of the Year (25 employees or more) category. Prairie...
October 16, 2009 - 12:00am
October 9, 2009
Lakes Area Professional Women's recognition luncheon to honor Woman of Year and Large and Small Businesses of the Year
Lakes Area Professional Women (LAPW), formerly Alexandria Area Business and Professional Women, is hosting its annual Recognition Luncheon on October 21 at 11:30 a.m. at Broadway Ballroom in Alexandria. The 2009 Small Business of the Year, Large Business of the Year and the 2009...
October 9, 2009 - 12:00am
September 25, 2009
Nominees sought for businesses promoting fairness in the workplace
Lakes Area Professional Women (LAPW) is seeking nominations to honor two local employers who support and promote fairness and leadership opportunities for women in the workplace. Each year, LAPW, formerly known as Alexandria Area Business and Professional Women, selects two Employers...
September 25, 2009 - 12:00am