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Officials release name of northern Minn. snowmobiler who died in lake
Best of the Lakes Area Large Employer
Holiday Train stops in Alexandria
Best of the Lakes Area Fitness Club, Child Care
Talent, generosity shine at Jingle Bells
Sports schedule for Tuesday, Dec. 12
Eden Prairie's Montero named Minnesota's Mr. Football
Girls basketball: Shorthanded Chargers fall at CGB
Wrestling: Cards finish fifth in Barrett
Girls Basketball: Minnewaska knocks off Lakeview at home
A space for young learners: Library exhibit combines science and art
One page at a time: Library can help you through the holidays
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
Donors can swap books for wine
A family affair: Three generations of women keep salon growing
Helping African firefighters
Cross-country bicyclist to stop in Alexandria
Just for Kix hosts annual dance show
Extremely rare Canada lynx spotted in Minnesota's Chippewa National Forest
Mike Frisch: Icing winter walleyes
Local hunters keep an eye on CWD developments
Morken: Make the most of this final month
Five cases of CWD confirmed in southeastern Minnesota
Linda L. Moske
Bob Alden Helie
Sarah Ruth (Benson) Cheshire
Our Turn: Echo Press saves taxpayers money
LETTER: Farm bill renewal is in sight
LETTER: Peterson should ignore bad advice
Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down
LETTER: Military requires harassment training
Extension schedules land rent meeting for farmers, landowners
Managing boxelder bugs as the cold sets in
Step away from that pruning saw!
Going far with 4-H horses
County crafting buffer compliance rules
On The Street
Bello Cucina abruptly closes doors for good
Dollar District closing Sunday, Nov. 26
On The Street
KCCO going away, but CBS signal may stay
hires and promotions
on the street
May 7, 2014
Vote for America’s veterans
Selected veterans will be featured in ‘The American Legion Magazine’
May 7, 2014 - 12:00am
April 18, 2014
Matzke graduates basic combat training
Army National Guard Pvt. Tyler J. Matzke has graduated from One Station Unit Training (OSUT) at Fort Benning, Columbus, Georgia, which consisted of basic military training and advanced individual training (AIT). The first nine weeks of initial entry training, or basic combat training,...
April 18, 2014 - 12:00am
February 28, 2014
Aaron Olson awarded Patriot Award
Aaron Olson, sales director at Rice Home Medical, was presented the Patriot Award from the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR). The...
February 28, 2014 - 12:00am
February 19, 2014
Alexandria machinist works on amphibious assault ship
Aviation Machinist’s Mate 3rd Class Jesse Fischer of Alexandria works on an MH-60S Sea Hawk on the flight deck aboard the amphibious assault...
February 19, 2014 - 12:00am
January 24, 2014
Alexandria graduate pursues career in Navy’s nuclear program
Brittany Torgrimson of Alexandria left home earlier this month for Navy boot camp. Torgrimson graduated from Jefferson High School in 2011...
January 24, 2014 - 4:39pm
January 16, 2014
Riedel promoted to colonel at U.S. Army War College
Lieutenant Colonel Kyle Riedel was promoted to the rank of Colonel in the U.S. Army on Friday, January 3. Brigadier General Dennis Wilkie officiated...
January 16, 2014 - 11:13pm
December 31, 2013
VA offers new dental insurance option
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) provides comprehensive dental care to veterans who meet eligibility standards. However, the benefit is not available to many veterans. The St. Cloud VA would like all veterans and beneficiaries to have access to good oral health. VA’s new...
December 31, 2013 - 12:49am
December 19, 2013
Local man works aboard amphibious assault ship
Aviation Machinist’s Mate 3rd Class Jesse Fisher of Alexandria cleans parts of a rotor head assembly to an MH-60S Seahawk aboard the amphibious...
December 19, 2013 - 9:55pm
December 4, 2013
Seminar led by local pastor focused on servicemembers
Douglas County/Alexandria Beyond the Yellow Ribbon recently hosted a clergy training seminar at the National Guard Armory in Alexandria. The seminar was led by Pastor Jeremy Pedersen, pastor of Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church and Fahlun Lutheran Church in Nelson and a Minnesota...
December 4, 2013 - 8:11am
November 13, 2013
Remembering the Price of Freedom
The sacrifices of those who gave all were given a salute of appreciation at Alexandria’s Veterans Day program Monday. In a first for the...
November 13, 2013 - 8:42am
A variety of events occured Monday throughout Douglas County to honor the area’s veterans on Veterans Day. From flag raisings and breakfast...
November 13, 2013 - 8:35am
November 8, 2013
Veterans Day program has new twist
Fifth graders to talk about what gravestones say
November 8, 2013 - 9:45am
October 29, 2013
Holiday Mail for Heroes mailbox open now through December 6
The American Red Cross Northern Minnesota Region invites Americans to show their gratitude and best wishes for those who serve the country, veterans and their families by sending cards this holiday season. Through Friday, December 6, Americans can create and send cards to service...
October 29, 2013 - 1:15pm
October 9, 2013
Area veterans benefit expo coming to Morris Armory Saturday, October 11
Pope and Stevens counties will host a Veterans Benefits Expo on Friday, October 11 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the National Guard Armory, 722 Iowa Avenue, Morris. Military veterans of all ages are invited to the event where they can learn about employment opportunities, housing and...
October 9, 2013 - 12:25am
Proud moment for Osakis community as veterans memorial is dedicated
Osakis Armed Forces Memorial located on east side of town
October 9, 2013 - 12:24am