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Minnesota reports state budget surplus, but with federal uncertainty
Rollover crash reported in Pope County
Historical Society Bake Sale held Friday
Commercial sex industry survivor speaks at Alexandria Area High School
Law enforcement blotter: Thursday, Dec. 1
Boys hockey: Alex records six-goal first period in 10-1 win
Girls basketball: Chargers move to 2-0
Gymnastics: Cards fall at state-ranked Melrose
Girls basketball: Parkers Prairie cruises to 2-0
Boys basketball: Osakis runs past Jaguars in road opener
Event restores hope during the holidays
Empty Chair Gala to benefit REACH program
50 gigs in 50 states
Search for Miss Teen Douglas County announced
Sensitive Santa is safe place for special needs children
Wedding - Steinhagen and Sperl
Wedding - Cunningham and Thielke
Births - Nov. 25, 2016
Wedding - Carlson and Klohn
Births - Nov. 18, 2016
Morken: Some "hunters" don't represent hunting
Bucks on the ground
Morken: Run in circles by a giant
First buck is with a bow
DNR release: Stands not allowed overnight on WMAs
Alyce L. Hanson
Julia I. Springer
Ann C. Ebsen
LETTER: Collin Peterson is a class act Democrat
EDITORIAL: Don't ditch local businesses this Christmas
COMMENTARY: Cheap wages should anger Alexandrians
COMMENTARY: MNsure can make the best of a difficult situation for consumers
OUR TURN: Some protests are more effective than others
2016 University of Minnesota Top 10 performing annuals
Weak farm economy adds twists to rental negotiations
Producers encouraged to consider FSA options
Applications available for Conservation Stewardship Program
Tips for container-grown succulents
Making a new home
Alex Carpet One supports Building for America's Bravest
Knute Nelson Hospice delivers veteran-centric care
ATCC, area businesses host annual tour days
Sixth Avenue Wine & Ale to close at year's end
hires and promotions
On The Street
August 7, 2015
Week of August 10-14: ALEXANDRIA Reservations: (320) 762-4280 Monday – Oven fried chicken. Tuesday – Baked ham. Wednesday – Pasta/meat sauce. Thursday – Hamburger gravy. Friday – Cook’s choice. OSAKIS Reservations: (320) 859-2325 Monday – Crispy baked chicken,...
August 7, 2015 - 12:00am
June 12, 2015
Senior Meals - June 15-19, 2015
Week of June 15-19 ALEXANDRIA Reservations: (320) 762-4280 Monday – Country fried steak. Tuesday – Lasagna. Wednesday – Meatballs. Thursday – Sweet and sour chicken. Friday – Cook’s choice. OSAKIS Reservations: (320) 859-2325 Monday – Country fried steak,...
June 12, 2015 - 12:00am
September 11, 2014
Senior Meals - September 15-19
Week of September 15-19 OSAKIS Reservations: (320) 859-2325 Monday – Baked ham, scalloped potatoes, vegetables, pudding/topping. Tuesday – Spaghetti w/ meat sauce, garden salad, garlic sticks, dessert. Wednesday – Pork roast, mashed potatoes/gravy, scalloped corn, dessert. Thursday...
September 11, 2014 - 2:33pm
September 5, 2014
Senior Meals - September 8-12
Week of September 8-12: OSAKIS Reservations: (320) 859-2325 Monday – Salisbury steak, mashed potatoes/gravy, green beans, ice cream/topping. Tuesday – Baked chicken, parsley boiled potatoes, carrots, dessert. Wednesday – Hamburger stroganoff, vegetables, Jell-O, cookie. Thursday...
September 5, 2014 - 12:00am
August 15, 2014
Senior Meals - August 18-22
Senior Dining: Week of August 18-22 OSAKIS Reservations: (320) 859-2325 Monday – Chicken, mashed potatoes/gravy, vegetables, dessert. Tuesday – Meatballs, mashed potatoes/gravy, vegetables, strawberry shortcake. Wednesday – Pork, baked potato, garden salad, dessert. Thursday...
August 15, 2014 - 12:00am
August 8, 2014
Week of August 11-15 OSAKIS Reservations: (320) 859-2325 Monday – Chicken, mashed potatoes/gravy, vegetables, dessert. Tuesday – Riblette, au gratin potatoes, vegetables, cake. Wednesday – Spaghetti, garden salad, garlic bread, dessert. Thursday – Closed. Friday –...
August 8, 2014 - 12:00am
June 4, 2014
District 206 offers summer meals
Alexandria School District 206 is participating in the Summer Food Service Program. Meals will be provided to all children 18 or younger without charge and meet nutritional standards established by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). The following locations will offer the...
June 4, 2014 - 12:00am
July 12, 2013
Despite troubles at senior center, Meals on Wheels will continue
The local Meals on Wheels program will keep rolling, no matter what the future holds for the Alexandria Senior Center. As reported in an Echo Press story last month, the center is facing financial challenges. It recently cashed in a certificate of deposit of $59,200 to stay afloat...
July 12, 2013 - 12:00am
April 24, 2013
Students package meals for the hungry
K-12th grade students from New Testament Christian School in Alexandria recently learned the meaning of teamwork when they helped package meals...
April 24, 2013 - 12:00am
February 20, 2013
Alexandria Rotary packs 12,000 meals
The Alexandria Rotary Club recently packaged 12,000 meals for Kids Against Hunger. Rotary club members and their families participated in this...
February 20, 2013 - 12:00am
January 9, 2013
Application available for summer food service
The Minnesota Department of Education (MDE) is looking for organizations to sponsor the 2013 Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) and provide free meals to Minnesota children 18 or younger during the summer when school is out. There are many underserved areas in need of a sponsor to...
January 9, 2013 - 12:00am
October 3, 2012
Need for Meals on Wheels keeps on rolling
Right now, 8.3 million seniors experience food insecurity in the U.S., and by 2025, it is estimated that this number will grow to 9.5 million. Enter...
October 3, 2012 - 12:00am
June 8, 2012
District 206 and Zion schools offer free summer meals
Alexandria Public Schools and Zion Lutheran School in Alexandria are participating in the federal Summer Food Service Program, which provides free breakfast and lunch to all children 18 and younger. The Summer Free Meals Program is designed to fill the gap in nutrition that may occur...
June 8, 2012 - 12:00am
November 24, 2009
1008923 Sealed Bids - Senior Nutrition Program
Bids Publish November 25, 2009 SENIOR NUTRITION PROGRAM ACCEPTING BIDS The Senior Nutrition Program is accepting bids to provide noon meals at dining sites in Region 4 from 1/1/10 to 12/31/10. Call Nutrition Services, Inc. at 320-677-3319 for bid specifications. Deadline for...
November 24, 2009 - 12:00am
February 13, 2009
Meals on Wheels program still rolling
Some inaccurate news reports have suggested that certain Meals on Wheels programs may be discontinued. The following is a statement from Jean Wood, executive director, Minnesota Board on Aging: "Minnesota seniors continue to receive the home-delivered meals they need and expect....
February 13, 2009 - 12:00am