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Two New Hope police officers shot at City Hall; gunman killed
Explosion levels home near Bemidji
Alexandria to hire two new police officers
K9 unit deployed after chase with suspect
Law enforcement blotter: January 23-25, 2015
Brady says he's moving on from distractions
Sports schedule for Monday, January 26
NFL, YouTube announce partnership
Jets adding Hogan, Heimerdinger to front office
Sports roundup from Saturday, January 24
Speaker to share about weight loss journey
Harper’s Chord to perform at Carlos Creek
Tribute band plays at upcoming Alexandria Marching Band fundraiser
Take a spiritual journey
Where are they now?
Engaged - Wilts and Hedstrom
Births - Douglas County Hospital through January 12, 2015
Births - Douglas County Hospital through January 3, 2015
Engaged - Pavek and Jossart
Births - Douglas County Hospital through December 28, 2014
Wildlife of Douglas County: Fisher
Dayton proposes expanded buffer zones along Minnesota waters
Wildlife of Douglas County: Short-tailed weasel
Ready for a challenge?
Buck bagged in Wyoming
Ruby Benson, 73
Service - Ruby Benson, 73
Funeral - Allan Altnow, 86
Funeral - Maynard Radil, 79
Allan Altnow, 87
Letter: Can’t afford pro sports
Letter: Quotes can shed light on disputes
Letter: Practicing good hygiene habits is important during cold, flu season
It's Our Turn: Twins take refreshing approach at caravan stop
Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down: Views by the Echo Press
2014 Farm Bill crops education seminars offered
Minnesota Grown Directory seeks new members
Funding secured for water quality initiative
Potato growers invited to hearing on check-off fees January 23
Winter garden college planned
Jody Hanson promoted within Lakes Newspaper Group
JCPenney reports good, bad news
Alexandria Industries CEO outlines keys to company’s success
Alexandria Clinic lab earns accreditation
Operation Round Up grants announced
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