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Alexandria celebrates in the streets
Meeting to address help for those with autism
Rep. Peterson: Rural America's critical infrastructure needs include broadband, flood control
So you think you can dance? It may not be legal under current city ordinance
As storms roll in, so does help for cleaning up
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
Legion Baseball: Alex tops Fergus in substate opener
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
Clifford W. Wunderlich
Lois Elaine Lindberg
Joy L. McWhorter
Jean A. Johnson
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
In The Know: The true side of volunteering
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
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On The Street
June 1, 2017
Flag for wounded veterans comes to Alexandria
An American flag that raises money for wounded veterans will stop in Alexandria on Saturday, June 3 as part of its 14,000-mile, 100-day motorcycle journey through the 48 continental states. A group of riders will escort the flag to Apol's Harley-Davidson in Alexandria, where Dennis...
June 1, 2017 - 5:49pm
August 29, 2013
Two motorcycle crashes in two days
August 29, 2013 - 9:58am
June 5, 2013
Out and About: Vets' ride raises money for education center
A parade of motorcycles and classic cars rolled into Osakis May 30 for the Veterans of Foreign Wars' (VFW) Ride For Healing. It was a statewide...
June 5, 2013 - 12:00am
May 22, 2013
Riders invited to take part in motorcycle ride
Area residents and riders from throughout the area are encouraged to support the seventh annual Motorcycle Ride for Habitat for Humanity on Saturday,...
May 22, 2013 - 12:00am
May 17, 2013
Local motorcycle group reminds drivers to watch for bikers
Warm weather is here and American Bikers for Awareness, Training, and Education (ABATE) of Minnesota would like to remind motorists that motorcycle riders are back on the roads. With gas prices hovering around $4 per gallon, fuel efficient motorcycles have become a favorite means...
May 17, 2013 - 12:00am
Ride for Healing rallies slated in Alexandria and Osakis
Alexandria and Osakis are two of many stops along the 2013 Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Minnesota State Commanders project Ride for Healing, slated to take place the week of May 27 to June 1. The event will kick off at the Minnesota state capital in St. Paul, where four teams of...
May 17, 2013 - 12:00am
March 27, 2013
Editorial - Prepare for motorcycle riding now
Even though spring still seems to be a mirage off in the distance, it will eventually get here. That means motorcyclists will finally be able to get their bikes out on the road. And that leads to danger. Last year, 53 riders were killed in Minnesota, a 26 percent increase from...
March 27, 2013 - 12:00am
September 12, 2012
A dangerous time for motorcyclists
Motorcycle crashes are taking a heavy toll in Minnesota this year. Through the month of August, the number of motorcycle drivers killed in the...
September 12, 2012 - 12:00am
September 5, 2012
Lakeland Hospice Foundation gears up for annual motorcycle ride
Bring a motorcycle and get ready for the 11th annual Lakeland Hospice Ride, set for Saturday, September 8. Registration begins at 10:30 a.m. at the south Minnesota Motor parking lot in Fergus Falls. The ride leaves at noon sharp. It is a free-will donation with all proceeds going...
September 5, 2012 - 12:00am
August 22, 2012
Patriot Tour comes to Alexandria
The 2012 Patriot Tour will arrive at Apol's Harley Davidson in Alexandria between 4 and 5 p.m. on Friday, August 24. Every year, the Nation of Patriots organizes a national effort that pays tribute to and honors all of America's Armed Forces, past, present and fallen by passing one...
August 22, 2012 - 12:00am
July 25, 2012
GWRRA comes to Alexandria
The Gold Wing Road Riders Association of Minnesota has chosen Alexandria as the site of their annual motorcycle rally this summer. The rally dates are July 27-28, but several members will arrive on July 26 to take in some of the area sights. The rally will consist of activities for...
July 25, 2012 - 12:00am
June 27, 2012
Alexandria Tech will host motorcycle training
Alexandria Technical and Community College is offering Motorcycle Basic Rider training through the summer months. The Basic Rider Course is for novice riders. No experience is necessary. Training motorcycles are provided. Riders who are 18 years of age or older should have a valid...
June 27, 2012 - 12:00am
April 18, 2012
Out and About - Freedom and safety first
Bikes gleamed at the fifth annual Freedom First bike show and fundraiser Saturday at the Runestone Community Center in Alexandria. Motorcycles...
April 18, 2012 - 12:00am
August 1, 2011
Two injured in motorcycle-deer crash in Becker County
Two Dassel motorcyclists were taken to the Detroit Lakes hospital after they collided with a deer in Becker County Monday noon. According to the Becker County Sheriff's Department, the unnamed man and woman struck the deer on Becker County 39, about two miles north of Highway 34...
August 1, 2011 - 3:22pm
April 22, 2011
Basic motorcycle rider training offered in Alexandria this spring
The Alexandria Technical and Community College (ATCC) Customized Training Department is again offering the Basic Motorcycle Rider training this spring/summer. This is a 14.5 hour course that combines practice riding and classroom discussion and testing for endorsement. Training motorcycles...
April 22, 2011 - 12:00am