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Douglas County Hospital gets 'blue ribbon' for vaccination effort
Speaker: Officers are 'not normal; you're special'
Law enforcement blotter: Tuesday, August 23
Almost 1,000 gather in memory of slain 5-year-old Watkins girl
New effort tries to draw more people into area
99 holes to celebrate 99 years
Fun meets a potential future in stock cars for many young go-kart drivers
Tweaks for progress: Shifted backfield, young line highlight B-E football
Following its headline year: Christensen steps in for Minnewaska football
WISSOTA racing returns to Douglas County Fair
Put the fun back in parenting
Walk raises awareness of congenital heart defects
AAHS students, alumni kick off Project 1440
Discovery Middle School hosts orientations, open house
Cunninghams win wing sauce contest
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DNR to close Mille Lacs walleye season next month
Stringer full of walleyes
Morken: What the numbers say about declining hunters and anglers
Work begins on statewide deer management plan
A big bass for Beau
Clara "Clair" A. Gustafson
Bernard "Bernie" V. Dulski
Arland E. Hirman
Roy A. Johnson
Gladys M. Hogan
IN THE KNOW: Leadership Alexandria is unique blend with strong return
LETTER: All are born in spiritual darkness
From the archives - 1966: Six boxes of contest butter to be auctioned off at county fair
EDITORIAL: Small towns can have big problems
LETTER: The same old arguments against Christianity
Producers should consider available assistance
Monarchs, roadsides and the law
A century of family and faith
Kensington represented in Princess Kay of the Milky Way
Kalpin family recognized as 2016 U of M Farm Family
Chamber Ambassadors visit three local businesses
Celeste Edenloff returns to Echo Press
Dew Drop Inn changes ownership
Beach named editor of Echo Press
New rules implemented for telemarketers
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
August 9, 2013
Alex swim Club: Entzi competes in Central Zone meet
Alexandria's Lacey Entzi competed in the Central Zone 14 and Under Championship swim meet in Topeka, Kansas last weekend, finishing in the top eight in four events. As a member of the Alexandria Swim Club, Entzi earned her way to the central zone competition with her performance...
August 9, 2013 - 12:00am
March 6, 2013
State Class A swimming and diving meet: Cardinals well represented in finals
Kris Aaseng was the only Alexandria swimmer to make it to the final day of the Class A state swim meet a year ago. This time around, the Cardinal...
March 6, 2013 - 12:00am
February 27, 2013
State Class A gymnastics: Bowden, Wendel are state champs
Alexandria's Briquelle Bowden and Hannah Wendel knew the Class A state gymnastics meet wasn't the time to hold anything back. This was a chance...
February 27, 2013 - 12:00am
November 20, 2012
State swimming: Cards fall in prelims, Gators' Opdahl fifth in two events
The Cardinal girls' 200 medley relay team didn't make the cut for the finals as they finished 23rd in Friday's preliminary swimming event during...
November 20, 2012 - 12:00am
November 14, 2012
Alexandria swimming and diving: Cards send 200 medley relay to state
After swimming a 1:57.26 to finish third in the preliminary round of the Section 6A swimming and diving meet's 200 medley relay race, Kalli Bowser,...
November 14, 2012 - 12:00am
November 2, 2012
State cross country: Class of the division will run at St. Olaf
It will be quite a star-studded field at the starting line at St. Olaf College in Northfield tomorrow when the State Class AA girls' cross country meet begins. Among those stars are two from Alexandria and Megan and Bethany Hasz will join three-time defending champion Maria Hauger...
November 2, 2012 - 12:00am
October 10, 2012
Lions Meet of Champions: Truedson sets record pace
Almost 1,200 runners and many more spectators got what they came for as some of the top cross country athletes in the state gathered at Arrowwood...
October 10, 2012 - 12:00am
Lions Meet of Champions: Sisters run side by side
Having a teammate who can push an athlete to reach her fullest potential is a bonus in a sport like cross country. Having a teammate who does...
October 10, 2012 - 12:00am
October 5, 2012
Cross country: 40th Lions "Meet of Champions" tomorrow at Arrowwood
In 1973, no one knew how big the cross country Lions Meet of Champions would become in Alexandria. Fewer than 10 boys' high school teams lined...
October 5, 2012 - 12:00am
November 4, 2011
Card boys' cross country: Tough state meet awaits Card duo
An impressive array of runners will be facing Cardinals Zac Bartolomeo and Will Sieling at tomorrow's State Class AA cross country meet, but...
November 4, 2011 - 12:00am
October 28, 2011
Card girls' cross country team, two boys advance to state
Alexandria will advance its girls' cross country team and two individuals from the boys' team to the State Class AA meet at St. Olaf College in Northfield on Saturday, November 5. The Cardinal girls finished second to powerhouse Monticello to earn a trip to state behind six season...
October 28, 2011 - 8:37am
October 12, 2011
Card boys' cross country: Redbird boys 13th in stellar field at Meet of Champions
Alexandria finished 13th in a field of 22 teams that included some of the best in the state as well as in the nation during the Alexandria Lions' "Meet of Champions" boys' cross country meet Saturday. Stillwater, ranked No. 12 in the nation, outran everyone in the field to finish...
October 12, 2011 - 12:00am
Card girls' cross country: Piepenburg first in Meet of Champions
Jamie Piepenburg, Megan Hasz and Bethany Hasz proved that their presence in the State Class AA cross country polls is well deserved as the trio...
October 12, 2011 - 12:00am
October 9, 2011
Piepenburg wins Meet of Champions as girls finish fourth and boys finish 13th
Alexandria senior Jamie Piepenburg raced to a 14:20 and first place in the 39th annual Alexandria Lions "Meet of Champions" cross country meet at Arrowwood Resort and Conference Center Saturday afternoon. Piepenburg was followed by teammate Megan Hasz in third in 14:32 and Bethany...
October 9, 2011 - 12:00am
June 10, 2011
State Class A track and field: Kashmark is state runner-up
Beau Kashmark of West Central Area earned runner-up honors in the State Class A boys' track and field meet at Hamline University Friday, hitting a distance of 43' 9.75". He trailed champion Caleb Hamp-Sill who had a jump of 43' 11". Ashby/Brandon-Evansville's Megan Friedrich missed...
June 10, 2011 - 7:39pm