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Shorthanded Cards come up short
Alexandria jumps into preparing for Austin
Alexandria DECA reestablished
Harness creativity in upcoming art class
High school students invited to submit work for art competition
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Carvers coming to Alexandria
Landgaard lands nice walleye on Ida
Fish Report: Thaw makes for messy conditions
Whitetails: Are local numbers too low?
Fishing for a good cause
It’s an opinion on the Opinion page
They call this ‘affordable’ health care?
I'm Just Sayin': Why are geo-politics so difficult for us?
Observations from the archives, 1914: Saloon element unsuccessful in Evansville
Echo Press Editorial: ‘Hello, I’m from your power company’
Let’s Get Growing workshop offered Saturday, March 29
Spring is in the air
Funding to improve pollinator health
Farmland that keeps on giving
Minnesota Farmers Union board passes special orders
Viking Antiques relocates
Minnesota Lakes Maritime Museum creates new position
Ecumen Bethany Community receives award
Widseth Smith Nolting, Architecture One merge
Donnelly grows manufacturing footprint, capacity
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Brian Strand, 78
Tyler Hadley, 20
Betty Ranum, 87
Ethel Pease, 90
August 23, 2013
Our Saviour's making improvements
Our Saviour's Lutheran Church of Nelson has been undergoing some improvements recently. The church has been led by Pastor Jeremy Pedersen since September 2012. Pederson also serves at Our Saviour's sister parish, Fahlun Lutheran Church. Pedersen is from Elk Horn, Iowa. After obtaining...
August 23, 2013 - 12:00am
December 28, 2012
Zion Lutheran boys' basketball team first at Martin County Invite
The Zion Lutheran 7-8 grade boys' basketball team took first place in the Martin County Lutheran Invitational basketball tournament in Northrop...
December 28, 2012 - 12:00am
June 10, 2011
Fahlun Lutheran Church to celebrate 140 years
Fahlun Lutheran Church of rural Nelson will celebrate its 140th anniversary on Sunday, June 19. Pastor Barbara Lund Thompson will officiate the 10:30 a.m. service, which will be followed by a luncheon served by the women of the church. At 1 p.m., a time for singing, sharing and...
June 10, 2011 - 12:00am
October 31, 2010
Menahga's First English Lutheran Church among 5 more churches to quit ELCA
Another five churches from the Northwestern Minnesota Synod have parted ways with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, according to information on the synod website. Those congregations are First Lutheran Church of Roseau, Folden Lutheran Church of rural Vining, Faith Lutheran...
faith / news / region
October 31, 2010 - 8:50am
September 23, 2009
Charitable loan to help families gain control of finances
Due to the downturn in the economy, demand is skyrocketing for financial counseling to help people struggling with reduced income, debt and home foreclosure. To help more people gain control of their finances, three Lutheran organizations - the Thrivent Financial for Lutherans...
September 23, 2009 - 12:00am
April 22, 2009
Zion to present spring musical
Zion Lutheran School in Alexandria will present its spring musical, Dr. Newheart's Neck-Up Check-Up on Friday, April 24 at 1 and 7:30 p.m. at...
life / school
April 22, 2009 - 12:00am
March 20, 2009
Zion and Good Shepherd churches prepare for upcoming Passion Drama
Zion and Good Shepherd churches are in the final planning stages for the upcoming Outdoor Living Passion Drama. Volunteers will soon begin preparing the grounds for the 12th annual drama, which will take place on the 300 block of 3rd Avenue and Lake Street in Alexandria. The 15-minute...
March 20, 2009 - 12:00am
Chili feed will help pay medical mission in Honduras
A chili feed benefit will be held Sunday, March 29 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Glenwood Lutheran Church. Enjoy chili, bread, beverage and dessert, and learn about the important work of International Health Services (IHS) of America through pictures and a presentation. This benefit...
March 20, 2009 - 12:00am
January 28, 2009
Girls' basketball: Panther girls top Rockets, Comets
The Parkers Prairie girls' basketball team outlasted Underwood in a defensive-battle last Friday night, winning 44-37. Sari Noga accounted for more than half of the Panthers' offense against the Rockets. Noga had 25 points, while also grabbing 12 rebounds to lead her team to the...
January 28, 2009 - 12:00am
December 23, 2008
Birth of Christ comes to life
The story of the birth of Christ came to life once again at First Lutheran Church in Alexandria December 13-14. For the 23rd year, the church...
December 23, 2008 - 12:00am
September 26, 2008
Football: Ashby gridders fall to HLA
The Ashby football team was shut out last Friday as the Hillcrest Comets came away with a 28-0 win over the Arrows. Hillcrest had 395 yards of total offense compared to the Arrows' 265. The majority of the yards for the Comets came on the ground where they ran for 255 yards on 38...
September 26, 2008 - 12:00am
May 30, 2008
I have finished my course...
I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith. This Bible verse, found in 2 Timothy 4:7, seems fitting for the congregation of Solem Lutheran Church of rural Kensington. For 132 years, members of the congregation have kept the faith and "fought a good...
May 30, 2008 - 12:00am