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Celebrating butter in Millerville
For the record
AgweekTV: Canola is king
Out-musseling the mussels: Researcher hopeful of new tactic against invasive species
Alexandria celebrates in the streets
Legion Baseball: Alexandria falls to Moorhead, survives through Saturday
Legion Baseball: Rain delays Alex-Moorhead game until Saturday morning
Junior Legion: Blacks win District 9 title
The pitch for horseshoes
Storhaug locks up first triathlon win in Clearwater
VFW Auxiliary to host salad luncheon
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
At Douglas County Library: Fun socks, Legos and oh yeah, books!
Tickets available for 25th chamber music festival
Lakes museum plans events for book lovers
Engaged - Friedrichs and Werk
Engaged - Batcher and Janssen
Engaged - Berglin and Kolden
Engaged - Gearman and Whiting
Wedding - Karthikeyan and Freborg
Should have got a bigger net: Eight-year old lands 50-incher on Miltona
Mike Frisch: Froggin' for big bass
Plenty of panfish for annual Senior Fishing Day
A booming bass bite: Local tournament circuit finds success on area lakes
Morken: Summer deer-hunting work will pay off in the fall
Charles S. "Chuck" Harris
Clifford W. Wunderlich
Lois Elaine Lindberg
Joy L. McWhorter
Letter: Welcome sign needs attention
Views by the Echo Press Editorial Board: Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down
Letter: State's budget process is concerning
Commentary: Look at the big picture for B-E
Echo Press Editorial: Beware of storm-damage rebate offers
Millerville gets hands-on with butter
Tractors to parade down 36 mile memory lane
Douglas County 4-H campers
Cattlemen invite public to July 11 get-together
4-H announces K-3 summer camps
A new place for ink opens in Alexandria
Author Faith Sullivan to sign books in Alexandria
Knute Nelson partners with Centrex Rehab, adds memory care unit
Glenwood State Bank joins top workplace list
New wedding venue opens in Alexandria
hires and promotions
On The Street
For the record
Alexandria City Council Regular meeting Monday, July 24 7 p.m. Pledge of Allegiance, invocation, public comment period 7:05 p.m. Recognition of 2017 League of Minnesota Legislators of Distinction • Senator Bill Ingebrigtsen • Representative Paul Anderson 7:10 p.m. Consent Agenda...
15 hours 5 min ago
July 14, 2017
For the record: Upcoming meetings
Douglas County Board of Commissioners Tuesday, July 18 9 a.m. Call to order, invocation, approve agenda, approve minutes from June 20 and 28 meetings. 9:03 a.m. Dave Rush, land and resource director • Licenses excavator/landscaper 9:05 a.m. Laurie Bonds, social services director...
July 14, 2017 - 3:01pm
For the record
Pope/Douglas Solid Waste Management Rescheduled Meeting Wednesday, June 21 Location: 2115 Jefferson St., Alexandria 7 a.m. Pledge of allegiance and call to Order • Review minutes from May 18 meeting • Plant operations report • Landfill operations report • MRF operations report...
June 14, 2017 - 5:05am
June 7, 2017
For the record
Rainbow Rider Transit Board Thursday, June 8 Location: Rainbow Rider Office, 249 Poplar Ave., Lowry 5 p.m. 1. Approve agenda 2. Approve minutes of May 11 meeting 3. Approve financial statements • Warrant register • Cash balance • Budget report (to be submitted) • Accounts...
June 7, 2017 - 5:10am
May 8, 2017
B-E board to discuss three school site options at special meeting Wednesday
The Brandon-Evansville School District will discuss three properties for a proposed new school on Wednesday, May 10. The meeting will take place...
May 8, 2017 - 5:47pm
April 22, 2017
Amazing Journeys Together hosts special presentation
Profile by Sanford will present "Making and Breaking Habits" to the Amazing Journeys Together Support Group on Tuesday, April 25, from 6:30 pm to 8 p.m. at the Douglas County Hospital lobby meeting room. All are welcome. Certified Profile coaches will teach about ''the habit loop"...
April 22, 2017 - 9:32am
April 6, 2017
UCare offers Medicare informational meetings
UCare will host two informational meetings about its UCare for Seniors Medicare health plan options, as well as Medicare basics, on Wednesday, April 19, at Hampton Inn and Suites in Alexandria. The first meeting about UCare for Seniors will be held at 2 p.m. A salesperson will be...
April 6, 2017 - 7:37am
March 31, 2017
Information meeting offered to potential foster families
Douglas County Social Services is in need of additional families to provide foster care to children in the community. A group informational/orientation meeting will be held on Tuesday, April 11, from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Douglas County Public Works Building, 526 Willow Drive, Alexandria....
March 31, 2017 - 10:00am
February 10, 2017
REA holds district meeting
District meetings were held Jan. 24-26 to nominate one or more candidates for the office of director of Runestone Electric Association. Candidates may also be nominated by petition of 15 or more members within 15 days of the District Meeting date. Nominating results are as follows:...
February 10, 2017 - 12:00pm
November 4, 2016
UCare to host Medicare informational meetings
Next week, UCare will host informational meetings about its UCare for Seniors Medicare health plan options. UCare for Seniors has more than 80,000 members across Minnesota. To register for a meeting or obtain more information, call 1-877-523-1518 toll free. The following local meetings...
November 4, 2016 - 7:00am
October 28, 2016
GriefShare meetings change location
Due to a scheduling conflict, the Compassion Center's upcoming GriefShare meetings have changed location to 821 Sixth Ave. E. in Alexandria. The first meeting will be Wednesday, Nov. 2, at 6:30 p.m. and will be held every Wednesday thereafter. GriefShare is a seminar and support...
October 28, 2016 - 11:00am
October 26, 2016
Find out what is a fair farm rental agreement at meeting
Landlords, farmers and agri-business professionals should make plans to attend one of the informative land rent meetings on Tuesday, Nov. 15, at 9:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. at the Douglas County Public Works Building in Alexandria. These free meetings are provided by the University of...
October 26, 2016 - 11:00am
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