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UPDATE: Last of 9 prisoners who escaped in state van caught on Minneapolis bridge
UPDATE: Dayton to decide whether to OK spending plan by Tuesday
Composting among new director's priorities
Done Trash Talking: Olmscheid retiring from solid waste
Power outage planned for north Alexandria
Eagles Horseshoe League Standings
Trap Shooting: Perfect score from Brezina leads Alexandria shooters
Track and Field: Minnewaska, WCA battle in subsections
Baseball: Merritt tosses complete game in starting pitching debut
Track and field: A-B-E sends eight to sections
National Day of Prayer observed
Guitarist performs for First Friday in Evansville
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
Runestone, Legacy of the Lakes museums unveil new exhibits
At Ole Oppe Fest, Big Ole will meet new family member
Engaged - Bruzik and Johnson
Engaged - Teichert and Kelly
Engaged - Schmidt and Murray
Engaged - Harstad and Engebretson
Wedding - Von Bank and Hoelscher
Morken: Becoming a better bow hunter
Nice bass for Maeyaert
Fee increases added to final environment bill
Morken: Still time to fill that tag as toms continue to sound off
Minnesota opener: Slow going on Reno Saturday morning
Kathleen Rose Kaar
Dennis Douglas Pearson
Richard "Dick" H. Hodgson
Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down: Views by the Echo Press
Guest editorial: Take a bigger view of what's underwater
Observations from the Archives: 1967: Hardware Hank's is Official Barbie Trade-In Headquarters
Commentary: Reforms protect your water and your wallet
Letter: Pray for persecuted Christians
4-H trains youth as camp counselors
4-H'ers take the stage
Master gardeners plant sale coming up
Crabgrass prevention in your home lawn
Gardening Brown Bag series offered
Winery, brewery and distillery hope customers come crawling
Groundbreaking next week on mental health facility
On the Street
New Aagard program provides tool cabinets for employees
Chamber introduces new networking event
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