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Songs for the season
Osakis celebrates Christmas Downtown
House in Evansville catches fire
Search for missing teen leads to three arrests in Alexandria
Light Up the Night!
Boys basketball: Cards falter late in loss to section power Detroit Lakes
Sports roundup from Saturday, December 20
Sports roundup from Friday, December 19
Sports roundup from Thursday, December 18
Pushing for a new identity
Extra warmth for the holidays
Music video shoot reset for Monday
Veterans associations assist food shelf
You're invited to Christmas dinner
A gift of love
Engaged - Owen and Krause
Births - Douglas County Hospital through December 15, 2014
Births - Douglas County Hospital through November 30, 2014
Engaged - Pachan and Konzen
Engaged - Boyle and Sartore
Controlling the common carp
Pheasant summit: Habitat improvements needed on private land
Pheasant summit: Focus on improving private land habitat
Spring turkey hunting applications being accepted
Recipe for success: A look a few favorite venison recipes
Mayme Hokanson, 96
Memorial Service - Carl Kremer, 67
Melvin Paradis, 75
Reanie Mrnak, 87
Donald Huwe, 82
Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down: Views by the Echo Press
It's Our Turn: Holiday birthday myths debunked
Letter: Turn technology off for child’s development
Letter: The value of a quarter has risen
Letter: No one else can do it for you
Photo contest features birds for all seasons
More wildlife habitat approved
Last minute gifts for the constant gardener
Greater protection for specialty crop growers
Grant money available for agriculture teachers
Marine Corps League collects "Toys for Kids"
Solar Skies to close in Alexandria
Just a Jaunt’s $500 passport winner announced
Slumberland helps families during holidays
New building will house plumbing company
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
August 11, 2013
5 tips for developing leadership skills
Editor's note: The following business advice was provided by the founder of Angie's List, Angie Hicks, who shifted her one-person shop to what has become a national consumer review organization serving more than 2 million paid households. "You may run a business, but that doesn't...
business / news
August 11, 2013 - 11:47am
April 26, 2013
Leadership coach to speak at Catalyst Covenant
Catalyst Covenant Church in Alexandria will host "How to Lead by Serving," by Mark Deterding, business leadership consultant with Triune Leadership Services, on Sunday, April 28 at 10 a.m. at Woodland School, 1410 South McKay Avenue, Alexandria. The presentation is free and open...
April 26, 2013 - 12:00am
September 19, 2011
There's still time to sign up for Leadership Alexandria
All area residents and business people are invited to enroll in the 2011-2012 Class of "Leadership Alexandria," the nine-month program of the Alexandria Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce, Alexandria Technical and Community College, and the West Central Initiative Fund. The program enhances...
September 19, 2011 - 3:13pm
July 18, 2011
Non-profits in Alexandria may apply for leadership program
All nonprofit organizations in West Central Minnesota are invited to apply for the Board Leadership Academy - a customized training program designed to help non-profit board and staff members work together to strengthen their organizations' performance and success. Up to 10 nonprofits...
July 18, 2011 - 11:39am
December 9, 2009
Vogel selected for leadership conference
Spencer Vogel, son of Brian and Carrie Vogel of Alexandria and a 7th grader at Discovery Middle School in Alexandria, recently attended the Junior National Leaders Conference (JrNYLC) in Washington, D.C.
December 9, 2009 - 12:00am
November 18, 2009
Blandin offers leadership training in Alexandria
The Blandin Community Leadership Program (BCLP) is offering its nationally recognized leadership program starting with a January 25-29, 2010 retreat for Alexandria leaders. The Blandin Foundation assumes the cost of tuition, room and board for the program participants. To find out...
November 18, 2009 - 12:00am
October 30, 2009
Evansville and Brandon seniors experience leadership training
"Leaders are not born, they are groomed," is a statement that Rick Bleichner, Evansville School superintendent, has shared with many students,...
life / school
October 30, 2009 - 12:00am
December 12, 2008
Christian Leadership Award presented to Ed Christopherson
Thinking he was going to a Faith at Work luncheon to give the devotions, Ed Christopherson of Alexandria was pleasantly surprised to find out...
December 12, 2008 - 12:00am
October 10, 2008
Leadership guru John Maxwell speaks to full house Tuesday
"Hi, my name is John," he said, "and I'm your friend." That's how leadership guru and internationally renowned motivational speaker John Maxwell opened his keynote speech Tuesday at this year's Impact Alexandria event. Formerly known as the Community Live and Learn, the annual event...
October 10, 2008 - 12:00am