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Kreft to defend state speech title
For the record
Hospital to change name
Law Enforcement Blotter: Tuesday, April 17
Program helps students make transitions
Loaded lineup of Gophers coaches coming to Alexandria
Sports schedule for Thursday, April 19
CRP cap to rise in House version of 2018 federal Farm Bill
Boys tennis: Cards open season with two wins
Boys golf: Alexandria ready when the chance arises
And the most-requested library books are....
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
The day Curt Felt died
Bonding over books
Toys for Kids reaches 165 children
Steve and Karen Samek
CRP cap to rise in House version of 2018 federal Farm Bill
From sap to syrup
Public comment meeting on deer plan coming to Glenwood
Morken: What survey numbers tell us about the future of conservation
DNR sets annual harvest goal of 200,000 in new deer plan
Edward "Ed" Bitzan
Richard Millard Ohlsen
Robert F. Kane
1968: Good Friday fire destroys businesses
LETTER: Autism affects one in 68 people
EDITORIAL: New help for those in mental crisis
IN THE KNOW: Mental health and wellness in schools
LETTER: Mental illness and incarceration
Extension schedules land rent meeting for farmers, landowners
Managing boxelder bugs as the cold sets in
Step away from that pruning saw!
Going far with 4-H horses
County crafting buffer compliance rules
Herberger's to close soon
Spring brings excitement, optimism
Parent company of Herberger's could be headed for liquidation
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Tip Top’s latest scoop: New owners
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May 27, 2017
Letter: March for Truth in Glenwood
To the editor: America needs to hear the truth. There will be a March for Truth at Barsness Park in Glenwood at 10 a.m. on Saturday, June 3 to let Congress know the American people want to know the truth about the Russian involvement into the 2016 elections and a special commission...
May 27, 2017 - 8:38am
March 3, 2017
LETTER: Care for each other
To the editor: Regarding the letter in the Feb. 17 Echo Press addressing the walk on Broadway in support of refugees and immigrants: I am a great-grandchild of immigrants from Sweden to Minnesota. When I first read the letter, I felt sad that the writer seemingly saw the walkers as...
March 3, 2017 - 7:00am
February 17, 2017
LETTER: Do some thinking and research
To the editor: I watched the Thursday video of the marchers on Broadway. They appeared to me to be some of the most uninformed, misled and misinformed people I have ever seen. It was like looking at the Democratic talking points. I am not an immigrant. We are not all immigrants....
February 17, 2017 - 10:04am
February 8, 2017
Marchers show support for immigrants w/video
"No hate, no fear. Immigrants are welcome here." These were the words chanted by supporters who marched on the sidewalks along Broadway Street...
February 8, 2017 - 6:00am
February 3, 2017
LETTER: Why I marched
To the editor: I marched for my two girls. Because being a bully is not OK. Because disrespecting women, people with disabilities, people of different nationalities, race and religion is not OK. Because disrespecting our environment is not OK. It is not acceptable. And, for me, sitting...
February 3, 2017 - 8:00am
February 1, 2017
March supporting immigrants planned
A march in support of immigrants and in opposition to the travel restrictions ordered by the Trump administration is planned in Alexandria. Anyone interested is asked to convene at the Big Ole statue in Central Park on Thursday, Feb. 2, at 5:30 p.m. The march will proceed to the...
February 1, 2017 - 7:00am
Aaron's Weather Talk: March
Fargo, ND (WDAY-TV) - March, here in the Northern Plains, is a transitional month from winter to spring. March can have extremes of temperature...
March 1, 2015 - 7:36pm
February 28, 2015
Warmup On The Way
Fargo, ND (WDAY-TV) - After a rather cold February, it does look like our weather will be changing in March. Most of February featured below...
February 28, 2015 - 11:09pm
August 21, 2013
March of Dimes celebrates 75 years
March of Dimes, the leading non-profit organization for maternal and infant health, celebrates its 75th anniversary this year and its ongoing...
August 21, 2013 - 12:00am
February 26, 2010
March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month
Colorectal cancer is cancer of the colon or rectum.
February 26, 2010 - 7:12am
April 8, 2009
Annual March Madness celebration encourages youth to make smart choices
Students at Jefferson High School (JHS) in Alexandria celebrated March Madness March 16-20. The JHS Parents Advisory Council (PAC) annually sponsors a variety of events and activities to celebrate students, while emphasizing the importance of making smart choices in their lives. The...
April 8, 2009 - 12:00am
March 25, 2009
Elks honor March students of the month
Joshua Schmidt of Alexandria, Lee Bottelberghe of Osakis, and Leah Johnson of Brandon were named March Students of the Month by the Alexandria Elks Club. The winners were selected from nine area high schools, which are arranged in three competitive groups: Group I - Jefferson High...
March 25, 2009 - 12:00am
March 20, 2009
Food shelf use on the rise
Now more than ever, it's time to put your money where your mouth is. The Douglas County Outreach Food Shelf needs the money for the increasing...
March 20, 2009 - 12:00am
August 29, 2008
Doing time for the March of Dimes
About a dozen "jailbirds" were booked, photographed, fingerprinted and allowed to make a phone call - make that a lot of phone calls - at Bug-A-Boo Bay in Alexandria Tuesday. It was all part of the March of Dimes' fundraiser, "Jail and Bail." Participants raised their "bail" by asking...
August 29, 2008 - 12:00am
August 20, 2008
'Jailbirds' to raise money to fight birth defects
Alexandria business and community leaders are preparing to "do time" for the March of Dimes and Minnesota babies will benefit. Their efforts are on behalf of the community fundraiser, "Jail and Bail." The event will take place on Tuesday, August 26 at Bug-A-Boo Bay, starting at 11...
August 20, 2008 - 12:00am