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UPDATE: Le Homme Dieu drowning victim identified
Still time to attend Vikingland Builder's Association Home Tour this weekend
Don't get ripped off at State Fair
Minnesota wolf population stable
5-year-old Henning girl injured in farm accident
Volleyball: Osakis goes 2-2 at Albany Tournament
Sports schedule for Saturday, August 27
Girls tennis: Osakis ties for seventh at Delano tourney
Girls soccer: Tie tests Alex to begin season
Hobie's new toy: Released in April, the Eclipse paddleboard draws intrigue
Underwater Art: Decoys on display in Evansville
Robby Vee finishes out summer concert series
Harper's Chord comes to Carlos Creek Winery
Alpha Course teaches basics of faith
Strive to be a foundation for others
Births - Aug. 26, 2016
Engaged - Hanson and Lund
Births - through Aug. 12, 2016
Engaged - Dokken-McFann and Gran
Births - Aug. 3-8, 2016
DNR to close Mille Lacs walleye season next month
Morken: What the numbers say about declining hunters and anglers
Stringer full of walleyes
Work begins on statewide deer management plan
A big bass for Beau
Carol J. Hansen
William 'Bill' Bretz
Clara "Clair" A. Gustafson
Bernard "Bernie" V. Dulski
Arland E. Hirman
COMMENTARY: What they're fighting over
COMMENTARY: Clean Power Plan will penalize Minnesota
IT'S OUR TURN: Recalling the dawn of the digital age; facing its challenges
EDITORIAL: Long wait for mental health care must be fixed
IN THE KNOW: Leadership Alexandria is unique blend with strong return
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
MMFCU concludes 60 Days of Giving campaign
Community solar program shining for REA
Chamber Ambassadors visit three local businesses
Celeste Edenloff returns to Echo Press
Dew Drop Inn changes ownership
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
January 22, 2016
REA holds district meetings
District meetings were recently held to nominate one or more candidates for the office of director of Runestone Electric Association (REA). Candidates may also be nominated by petition of 15 or more members within 15 days of the district meeting date. Nominating results were as follows:...
January 22, 2016 - 12:00am
January 13, 2016
All invited to AAUW roundtable discussion
An open public forum roundtable discussion will kick off the New Year for the Alexandria Area Branch American Association of University Women (AAUW) meeting on Thursday, Jan. 21 at noon in the private dining room at Garden Center Lanes in Alexandria. Guests are welcome to be part...
January 13, 2016 - 12:00am
October 21, 2015
What is a fair farmland rental agreement?
Landlords, farmers and agri-business professionals are invited to attend one of two free informative meetings on Tuesday, November 10 at 9:30 a.m. or 1:30 p.m. at the Douglas County Public Works Meeting Room, 526 Willow Drive in Alexandria. Pre-registration is not required. The meetings...
October 21, 2015 - 12:00am
October 16, 2015
Eleven items from the Alexandria City Council Meeting
1. 'COMMUNITY CONVERSATIONS' UPDATE Since last fall, a group of local residents has been meeting with Alexandira city leaders to talk about a variety of concerns. Some of their complaints – unmaintained lawns and sidewalks, garbage stacked in back yards, dogs and cats running...
October 16, 2015 - 12:00am
December 8, 2014
Alexandria Lakes Area Tea Party to meet Tuesday
A correction is needed for an item in last Friday's issue about an Alexandria Lakes Area Tea Party meeting. The Christmas gathering and montly meeting will take place on Tuesday, December 9 at the Broadway Ballroom, 115 – 30th Avenue South. The program will include open microphone...
December 8, 2014 - 9:19am
August 13, 2014
Women Caring for the Land gathering set
The Land Stewardship Project’s next Women Caring for the Land gathering will focus on how perennial “third crops” can add value to the two-crop system of corn and soybeans. This event is free and open to all women farmland owners with preference given to those who lease their...
August 13, 2014 - 12:00am
August 12, 2014
Meeting: Rainbow Rider Transit Board
MEETING RAINBOW RIDER TRANSIT BOARD AUGUST 14 Rainbow Rider office, Lowry 5 p.m. 1. Approve agenda 2. Approve minutes of July 10 3. Approve financial statements a. Warrant register b. Cash balance c. Budget report d. Accounts receivable 4. Approve invoices over $500 5....
August 12, 2014 - 10:47am
August 8, 2014
Tea Party to host national comedian
The Central Minnesota Tea Party Patriots will meet Monday, August 11. After social time at 6 p.m., the first speaker will be Jerry Jensen from Alexandria. Jensen will explain the National Rifle Association’s purpose and its mission. A question and answer time will follow. On the...
August 8, 2014 - 12:00am
August 7, 2014
Meeting: Alexandria City Council - August 11
ALEXANDRIA CITY COUNCIL MONDAY, AUGUST 11 5:00 p.m. Council will meet to discuss Maritime Museum/PD Impound Garage, RCC needs assessment, and other city-related items. 1. 7:00 p.m. Pledge of Allegiance; invocation 2. 7:05 p.m. Presentation of checks to Beyond the Yellow Ribbon...
August 7, 2014 - 11:16am
February 21, 2014
Meeting - Alexandria City Council February 24, 2014
ALEXANDRIA CITY COUNCIL FEBRUARY 24 5:00 p.m. Work session for training on IQM2. 1. 7:00 p.m. Pledge of Allegiance; invocation; consent agenda A. Approve minutes of February 10 B. Approve license applications and authorize issuance C. Random Acts of Kindness Week proclamation 2....
February 21, 2014 - 10:53am
September 18, 2013
American Association of University Women to hold kick-off meeting
The Alexandria Area Branch American Association of University Women (AAUW) will hold its fall kick-off meeting Thursday, September 19 at 5:30 p.m. at Lakes Area Theatre, 2214 Geneva Road, Alexandria. After a short business meeting, Ann Hermes, artistic director for the theater, will...
September 18, 2013 - 6:38am
September 13, 2013
Meeting - Alexandria Planning Commission
ALEXANDRIA PLANNING COMMISSION MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 16 Meeting in Alexandria City Council chambers: 1. 7:00 p.m. — Public hearing: Heidi Anderson, conditional use permit - Request to allow group quarters at 320 7th Avenue East. 2. 7:10 p.m. — Public hearing: City of...
September 13, 2013 - 6:52am
Meeting - Alexandria Budget Committee
ALEXANDRIA BUDGET COMMITTEE WEDNESDAY Through September 2013, the Alexandria Budget Committee will tentatively meet Wednesdays at 2:30 p.m. in the large conference room at City Hall, 704 Broadway Street, Alexandria.
September 13, 2013 - 6:51am
Meeting - Alexandria City Council Special Meeting
ALEXANDRIA CITY COUNCIL WORK SESSION SEPTEMBER 18 The mayor and Alexandria City Council will meet in a work session on Wednesday, September 18 at 1 p.m. in the Alexandria City Hall Large Conference Room to discuss the city administrator position.
September 13, 2013 - 6:50am
September 11, 2013
Meeting - Rainbow Rider
RAINBOW RIDER TRANSIT BOARD SEPTEMBER 12 Rainbow Rider office, Lowry 5 p.m. 1. Approve agenda 2. Approve minutes of August 8 3. Approve financial statements a. Warrant register b. Cash balance c. Budget report d. Accounts receivable 4. Approve invoices over $500 5. Transit Ambassador...
September 11, 2013 - 8:34am