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16-year-old injured in hunting accident
Jury trial canceled in Minn. horse starvation case, plea hearing set
Cause of Savage, Minn., teen's death at NDSU known but not released to public
Running for a reason -- suicide awareness
Volleyball: Cardinals come out even at tournament
Sports schedule for Monday, Sept. 25
Football: Chargers hold on to hand Bears their first loss
Girls Tennis: Alexandria adds two wins for 12-7 record
Girls Soccer: Tigers hand Cards another CLC loss, 1-0
Cedar Building seeks 'history hoarders' and provides glimpses into past
For the record
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Don & Betty Kuelbs
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Gary & Molly Buse
DNR release: Optimistic about Saturday's duck opener
Posted, but done properly? Rules, prosecuting case can be complicated
Mike Frisch: Cover more water
A whirlwind of a win: Alexandria anglers take big payday in first pro tournament
DNR roadside survey: Pheasant index down 26 percent
James "Jim" W. Anderson
Lorraine K. Porter
Michelle Kay "Ma Miller" Miller
Harold M. Olson
Letter: Music and songs with meaning
Commentary: A dialogue on race and a Confederate flag
It's Our Turn: The importance of precise guesstimation
Letter: Who earned the right to sit during anthem?
Echo Press Editorial: Feds delay in health care hurts consumers
Dairy council seeks candidates
Tomato tasting at the library
What's wrong with my tomato plant?
There's still time to plant veggies
Haying and grazing OK on some Conservation Reserve land
Fairfield Inn to open in January
Data trackers zero in on Alexandria area
Tastefully Simple confirms layoffs, opening up building space for tenants
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March 17, 2017
Style show raises funds for women furthering their education
The Lakes Area Professional Women will hold their 21st annual Style Show and Scholarship Fundraiser on Saturday, March 25, at the Holiday Inn in Alexandria. Tickets are $30. The event begins at 10 a.m. with exhibitors and silent auction items. Lunch starts at noon, with the style...
March 17, 2017 - 10:00am
October 21, 2016
LAPW announces 2016 Employers of the Year
The Lakes Area Professional Women's organization has announced the 2016 Employers of the Year. Ecumen Bethany Community of Alexandria was named the Large Employer of the Year (25 or more employees), and Creations, an Event Studio of Alexandria was named the Small Employer of the...
October 21, 2016 - 10:00am
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