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Franken says he'll work to regain Minnesotans' trust as US senator
Jingling bells start Red Kettle Campaign
Historical society bake sale Dec. 1
Echo Press holiday lights contest returns
Meeting to discuss B-E school buildings
Where are they now: Hasz sisters, Runge wrap up seasons at nationals
Boys basketball: Lakers hoping for a big start
Racing Across the Sky
Osakis girls basketball: New faces in place
Boys basketball: Knights small but mighty
Donors can swap books for wine
A family affair: Three generations of women keep salon growing
College to show film about Rwanda war crimes
New Year's Eve in November for Newcomers
Dave & Jean Schonberg
Larry & Terry Sather
Mike Frisch: Lessons on fishing clearer waters
A rare mule deer sighting near Alexandria
DNR: Seven deer presumed positive for CWD in area 603 after initial test
Finally his turn
Opening morning memory
Catherine A. Brainard
Robert F. Forster
1917: Sudden roaring storm claims a life
OUR TURN: What are you thankful for?
LETTER: Supportive of Franson's tweet
LETTER: Disappointed with Franson's remarks
COMMENTARY: The amazing impact of community giving
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
KCCO going away, but CBS signal may stay
Laven re-elected to the state chamber board
Alex born company now part of global high-tech firm
UPDATED: 2 Minnesota Target stores closing
hires and promotions
on the street
July 4, 2012
'Heroes Weekend' to honor servicemen and women
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. - On June 22, 2012, Governor Mark Dayton signed a proclamation declaring July 27-29 as Heroes Weekend in the State of Minnesota. Post 9/11 veterans, active duty servicemen and women and their families will be honored at 11am Saturday, July 28, with a parade along...
July 4, 2012 - 11:17am
June 22, 2012
Johnson, Roste set new state JO track and field marks
Alexandria's Wensia Johnson and Jaran Roste set new Junior Olympic state records last week at the Minnesota Junior Olympic Track and field competition...
June 22, 2012 - 12:00am
June 6, 2012
Timberwolves caravan coming to Alexandria
The 2012 U.S. Bank/Minnesota Timberwolves Summer Caravan will be making a stop in Alexandria on June 12. The three-city tour stop is scheduled to be in town from 9:30-11 a.m. at the Lakes Area Recreation facility. Players on the caravan will include guard Wayne Ellington and forward...
June 6, 2012 - 12:00am
April 27, 2012
Racing at Viking Speedway cancelled this weekend
The Central Minnesota Icebreaker races at the Viking Speedway scheduled for this weekend have been cancelled due to the weather.
April 27, 2012 - 10:18am
April 25, 2012
Viking Speedway: Central Minnesota Icebreaker set for this weekend
After a very mild winter, the 2012 racing season is ready to swing into action at Viking Speedway in Alexandria. In 2012, the "high flyin' half mile," located at the Douglas County Fairgrounds, will host several special events, along with their weekly Saturday night race program. The...
April 25, 2012 - 12:00am
Commerce department requests proposals for homeowner education programs
ST. PAUL, MN - The Minnesota Department of Commerce announced a first-of-its-kind competitive grant opportunity this week for nonprofit organizations working to advance the dream of successful homeownership for Minnesota families. Funded by the state's Real Estate Education,...
February 25, 2012 - 10:50am
November 3, 2011
Noga in double figures for Gophers
Former Parkers Prairie standout Sari Noga, a sophomore at the University of Minnesota, was one of six Golden Gophers scoring in double figures during an 86-51 exhibition win over St. Cloud State University last night, Wednesday. Noga, starting at forward, had 13 points as she hit...
November 3, 2011 - 8:30am
July 15, 2011
State Trap Shoot: Alex shooters get high marks
The Alexandria Shooting Park was packed again this year as the best trap shooters in the state and others from across the country convened for...
July 15, 2011 - 12:00am
July 6, 2011
High school basketball: MSHSL looking for input
In celebration of 100 years of basketball tournaments, the Minnesota State High School League (MSHSL) is soliciting public input in selecting some of the greatest moments in both the boys' and girls' state tournament history. An online poll is available on the League website at www.mshsl.org/survey. Six...
July 6, 2011 - 12:00am
July 1, 2011
Alexandria's Judd Paffrath walks on at the U of M
Alexandria native Judd Paffrath was back in town on Monday afternoon representing a team he never expected to be on just two years ago. The...
July 1, 2011 - 12:00am
Former U quarterback is high on new Gopher head coach
Count former Gopher quarterback Rickey Foggie among a long list of past University of Minnesota football players who are excited about the future of this program under new head coach Jerry Kill. Foggie and current running backs coach Brian Anderson were in town on Monday to take...
July 1, 2011 - 12:00am
April 14, 2011
Lawmaker debate takes citizen testimony time
ST. PAUL -- A couple hundred Minnesotans jammed into a House committee room Wednesday, many expecting to tell representatives their views on Gov. Mark Dayton's tax increase. Just three got the chance, with committee members taking most of the hearing debating partisan issues. "This...
April 14, 2011 - 10:43am
March 23, 2011
Twins' broadcasts move solely to Fox Sports North
Local Minnesota Twins fans who rely on broadcast TV to bring them weekend games on My 29/WFTC will have to pay up or find a different way to spend their Sunday afternoons this upcoming season. Fox Sports North announced on February 16 that it has reached an agreement with the Twins...
March 23, 2011 - 12:00am
February 18, 2011
House joins Senate in lifting nuclear power plant ban
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota representatives Thursday rejected an attempt to require a local vote before a nuclear power plant is built as they decided to lift a ban on building those plants. On an 81-50 vote, the House joined the Senate in dropping a 16-year-old moratorium on building...
February 18, 2011 - 12:10pm
January 15, 2011
Income tax filing season begins
The Minnesota Department of Revenue announced Friday that the state income tax filing season is officially underway. The department is now accepting individual income tax returns for tax year 2010. Tax law changes made by Congress and signed in December will cause some taxpayers...
January 15, 2011 - 10:30am