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UPDATE: Motorcycle rider injured in Alexandria crash
Out and About in Douglas County
Thousands of motorists cited for not buckling up
Court of Appeals rules government can enter renters' homes
VFW baseball: 15s salvage split after late rally falls just short in opener
Hare Scramble returns to Andes
Aerial attack: Alex football players get a confidence boost after 7-on-7 win at Winter Park
Lehman no fan of Hazeltine changes
Panthers embrace heightened expectations after runner-up finish
EVERYDAY GOURMET: Meals on the grill maximize taste, minimize cleanup
Driver improvement program offered
Independence Day travel numbers to break records
Parades, fireworks, celebrations round out the Fourth
Italian touches enhance humble flank steak
Kristin Rose Elmer of Duluth and Nathaniel Thomas Vetter of Prior Lake announce their engagement.
Births - June 17, 2016
Engaged - Shimota and Holm
Engaged - Doty and Johnson
Births - June 10, 2016
Mike Frisch: Planer boards for more fish this summer
A final shot at state
Alex's John and Drake Herd pull out top prize at Lake Osakis Walleye Tournament
One for the wall
Walgrave's big day
David Steve Edmunds
Ruth Augusta Wenner
DuWayne Allen Averill
Sandra Rae Hinderschied
LETTER: Beware of barbecued bugs
LETTER: We should be forever grateful
COMMENTARY: A constitutional response to gun violence
FROM THE ARCHIVES - 1966: Oscar Lake Church in Farwell to celebrate 100th anniversary
EDITORIAL: Beware of business 'vanity awards'
GARDENING TIPS: Plant a Patriotic Centerpiece for the Fourth of July
FSA county committee nomination period is open
Producers should file crop certification report
Value added producer grants available
How to plant a tree
Golfers raise $17,000 in support of United Way
First Security Bank awards student scholarships
Better Business Bureau hopes to mute speaker scam
Servpro opens doors to local area
K-LAKES Radio hits the airwaves
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,...
Life / senior
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,...
Life / senior
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...
Life / senior
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...
Life / senior
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...
Life / senior
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 –...
Life / senior
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...
Life / school
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...
Food / News
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