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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
Myrtle Annette McKay
Carol J. Hansen
William 'Bill' Bretz
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
August 28, 2013
Recreation groups reach agreement
ABOUT THE YMCA The Y is one of the nation's leading nonprofits, strengthening communities through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. Across the U.S., 2,687 Ys engage 21 million men, women and children — regardless of age, income or background —...
August 28, 2013 - 3:57pm
July 10, 2013
LAKES AREA RECREATION Tuesday Men's Softball July 2, 2013 Molar Marauders 19, Viking Savings Bank 5 The Corral 14, Out and About Painting 2 Molar Marauders 27, Douglas Machine 1 Depot Express 14, Forada Liquor 8 Jolt Electric 19, Snap/Bennigans 10 Forada Liquor 14, Douglas...
July 10, 2013 - 12:00am
October 5, 2012
Holy Moly! Some runners complete all five races in series
Lakes Area Recreation wrapped up its first-ever "Holy Moly Ole Five Race Series" with a one-mile sprint down Alexandria's Broadway before the...
October 5, 2012 - 12:00am
June 17, 2011
Meeting - Lakes Area Recreation June 23
LAKES AREA RECREATION JUNE 23 Lakes Area Recreation will hold a board meeting Thursday, June 23 at 5:30 p.m. in the Minnesota Extension Office meeting room. Agenda items are general business, office update and action items.
June 17, 2011 - 12:00am
December 29, 2010
Dog obedience training classes start January 3
All dogs want to please their masters, but this is difficult to do for a dog that has never learned proper behavior. Obedience training is a...
December 29, 2010 - 12:00am
December 24, 2010
Gymnastics offerings to expand
Fritz Bukowski from Lakes Area Recreation (LAR) in Alexandria is beaming with excitement. Why? Because LAR is set to open a brand new, 15,000-square-foot...
December 24, 2010 - 12:00am
December 17, 2010
Curling, Lakes Area recreation, dartball results
VIKINGLAND CURLING 12/01/10 Dumm 6, Dittberner 5 Timmerman 3, SJU I 4 Caps Curling Crew 14, SJU II 2 Alex Extrusion 8, SJU III 8 Sleepers 8, 007 0 Rock Solid 8, Kriel 5 Bad Boys 7, Poker Group 6 Bronze 7, Hurlin Curlers 3 12/08/10 007 10, SJU II 3 Sleepers 11, SJU III...
December 17, 2010 - 12:00am
December 10, 2010
Meeting - Lakes Area Recreation December 16
LAKES AREA RECREATION DECEMBER 16 Lakes Area Recreation will hold a board meeting Thursday, December 16 at 5:30 p.m. in the Minnesota Extension Office Meeting Room. Agenda items are general business, office update and action items.
December 10, 2010 - 12:00am
December 3, 2010
Street department gives pickup truck to Lakes Area Rec
Lakes Area Recreation (LAR) has a new vehicle - thanks to the Alexandria Street Department. But "new" isn't the right word. It's a 1989 Chevrolet half-ton pickup that's worth about $1,500. The street department was using the truck as its mechanic's truck for fixing signs.
December 3, 2010 - 12:00am
November 19, 2010
LAKES AREA RECREATION Tuesday Women's Rec. Upper Volleyball November 16, 2010 T2 - 22-25-20, Vertically Challenged, 25-18-13 Geneva Golf Club, 25- 25-20 Alex Clinic, 16-15-12 South Shore Styles, 22-25-18 C Plus, 25-17-11 Team VB, 25-25-12 See Ya Tuesday, 24-18-11 KXRA,...
November 19, 2010 - 12:00am
October 27, 2010
Lakes Area Recreation teaches dogs new tricks
Having good manners and social skills during the holiday season is also important for the canine members of the family. Experienced volunteers...
October 27, 2010 - 12:00am
September 8, 2010
Dog obedience training classes start September 13
"Lifetime learning" is as important for the canine family members as for the human members. Three experienced volunteers provide some of this...
September 8, 2010 - 12:00am
August 6, 2010
Lifeguards no longer on duty at public beaches
Lake Area Recreation lifeguards are off duty for the season at Latoka public beach. L'Homme Dieu public beach will not have lifeguards on duty after August 15. When lifeguards are not on duty, beaches are swim at your own risk.
August 6, 2010 - 12:00am
June 9, 2010
Recreation board honors pool rescuer
The Lakes Area Recreation Board gave a Life Saving Award to Taylor Anderson at its May meeting for her life-saving efforts at the Discovery Middle...
June 9, 2010 - 12:00am
April 7, 2010
Is your dog ready for the outdoors?
Spring has arrived - a time to enjoy the great outdoors. However, the instinct to run can be a time of great danger to dogs and new puppies,...
April 7, 2010 - 12:00am