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Council considers ban on vaping
County out to find source of Lake Ida problems
You asked: When will County Road 12 reopen?
Evansville man pleads not guilty to drug, property crimes
Law Enforcement Blotter: Thursday, October 19
Football: Panthers lose final regular season game
Alex swimming: Youth movement taking shape
Morken: Breaking down the area section football fields
Football: Lakers ready for playoffs after taking care of Benson
Football scores from Wednesday, Oct. 18
Alexandrian named to '50 over 50' list of exceptional Minnesotans
Auditions begin for Andria Theatre's Mousetrap
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
Homeless advocates praise movie opening Friday in Alexandria
Jerome & Irene Hagen
Gene & Mary
Pheasant opener: Better than numbers might indicate
Region 9 hosts snowmobilers fall workshop
Jackson's first hunt success
Jennie Lake re-established as a waterfowl refuge
Morken: Trying to master scent control
Dorothy Elizabeth Trousil
Evangeline G. Ekdahl
Brian James Conn
Deloris A. Elmquist
COMMENTARY: Mentally ill fall through the cracks
LETTER: Protesting is an American right
LETTER: Don't blame ER for mental illness care
LETTER: City plans for next five to 50 years
LETTER: Look inward and listen in discussing racism
Going far with 4-H horses
4-H dogs and young handlers take home awards
Putting your garden to bed
Palmer amaranth crops up in Todd County
Farmer deadlines approaching
New Bethany owners envision upgrades
Small change adds up for youth groups
On The Street
Three Bello Cucina locations for sale, including Alexandria
Professional women to honor employers, Woman of the Year
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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