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Motorcyclist injured after veering into truck
Law Enforcement Blotter: Wednesday, June 21
A 'case' study at engineering camp
Tuition rising 1 percent at state colleges
Work to begin on new roundabout
Hundreds gather at Fireman's Field for celebration night in Carlos
Alexandria trap team sends squad to state
Legion Baseball: Post 188 tops Osakis at home
Mission accomplished: Parkers Prairie baseball gets its title a year later
State baseball: Hibbing, Marshall both stun Cards with walk-offs as Alexandria finishes fourth in Class AAA
Expanding Outreach: Food Shelf celebrates expansion
Schjei Country to perform at West Moe Church
Alexandria actors play key roles in Barrett play
Sweetland runs this week at Theatre L'Homme Dieu
Ham radio demonstration June 24-25
Engaged - Strater and Lambert
Engaged - Bruzik and Johnson
Engaged - Fogelson and Gibbons
Engaged - Teichert and Kelly
Engaged - Schmidt and Murray
Courrier lands nice bass
Big fish highlight third Douglas County Bowfishing Challenge
Mike Frisch: Finding June walleyes
Walleye bite picks up on some area lakes
Osakis walleye tourney set for this weekend
Mary Anna Louise Swenson
Gary Kermit Backlund
Lee Edward Hutchins
Orville Arnold Botner
Janice "Jan" Larsen
Commentary: Water wells are safe
Editorial: Newspapers still top choice for news
In the Know: Help available for businesses
Observations from the Archives: 1992: Eurasian milfoil appears in Lake Oscar
It's Our Turn: Building a solid foundation
4-H announces K-3 summer camps
Master gardener shares cold-hardy plant information
Many options for shade plants
Extension service helps with pressure canning
What's going on with the evergreens??
Chamber holds 26th annual golf tournament
Tolkkinen joins Echo Press staff
JCI Minnesota looking for outstanding young Minnesotans
Lake Carlos Marina under new ownership
Vaagenes receives hospital award
hires and promotions
On The Street
May 5, 2017
Alexandria walk to fight multiple sclerosis is this Sunday
Hundreds of people in Alexandria are expected to participate in “Walk MS” this Sunday, May 7 as part of a nationwide effort to raise more than $1 billion to fight multiple sclerosis. Since 1988, hundreds of thousands of people have taken part in Walk MS events across the country,...
May 5, 2017 - 4:02pm
July 27, 2016
1,000 cyclists on a mission roll through Douglas County
Nearly 1,000 bicyclists rolled through Douglas County last Thursday as part of the “Bike MS TRAM Ride” – The Bike Ride Across Minnesota...
July 27, 2016 - 12:00am
May 4, 2016
Taking steps against MS
About 100 people went for a walk in Alexandria Sunday morning to help those with multiple sclerosis. It was the National Multiple Sclerosis Society,...
May 4, 2016 - 12:00am
May 1, 2016
Walking to help others
About 100 people went for a walk this morning in Alexandria to help those with multiple sclerosis. It was the National Multiple Sclerosis Society,...
May 1, 2016 - 11:33am
May 8, 2013
Walkers unite to help curb MS
The National Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Society Upper Midwest Chapter held its Walk MS: Alexandria event this past Sunday and more than 200 people...
May 8, 2013 - 12:00am
May 3, 2013
Sure-footed strides toward a cure for MS
One foot in front of the other. Walking is part of a daily routine for most people, but for 2.1 million people around the globe, this simple action is taking steps toward curing a complex disease - multiple sclerosis. An anticipated 150 walkers are expected to participate in Walk...
May 3, 2013 - 12:00am
April 19, 2013
Alexandria to fight MS
The National Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Society, Upper Midwest Chapter will hold "Walk MS: Alexandria" Sunday, May 5. More than 150 walkers are expected to come out and help raise nearly $22,000. Walk MS: Alexandria is one of 33 walk events throughout Iowa, Minnesota, North Dakota,...
April 19, 2013 - 12:00am
July 25, 2012
Hundreds of bicyclists to ride to Alexandria
Every hour, someone in the United States is diagnosed with multiple sclerosis (MS).
July 25, 2012 - 12:00am
July 13, 2012
Hundreds embark on five-day bike ride to end MS
The National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Upper Midwest Chapter will host Bike MS: TRAM Ride, starting in Alexandria on Sunday, July 22 and running through Friday, July 27. More than 850 riders will participate in the five-day adventure around Minnesota and pedal toward a world without...
July 13, 2012 - 12:00am
April 22, 2011
Annual MS walk scheduled
The National Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Society, Minnesota Chapter will hold the 2011 Walk MS: Christopher & Banks Alexandria Walk presented by Walser on Sunday, May 1. Check-in is from 10 to 11 a.m. The walk begins and ends at City Park in Alexandria. Participants can choose between...
April 22, 2011 - 12:00am
July 28, 2010
1,000 cyclists, 1 worthy mission
Nearly 1,000 cyclists took off from Alexandria Monday morning to fight multiple sclerosis (MS) - a disease that 2.5 million people are struggling...
July 28, 2010 - 12:00am
July 21, 2010
Make no excuses
Angie Johnson of Alexandria is no stranger to long distance biking, or to the disease of multiple sclerosis (MS). This is her fourth time biking...
July 21, 2010 - 12:00am
April 30, 2010
Annual walk on Sunday fights MS
The National Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Society, Minnesota Chapter will hold its annual Walk MS: Christopher & Banks Alexandria Walk on Sunday, May 2 at City Park in Alexandria. Check-in is from 10 to 11 a.m. Walkers may begin at 10 a.m. This year's official ambassador for the walk...
April 30, 2010 - 12:00am
April 23, 2010
Rochel edges Noga for Ms. Basketball award
The Minnesota Ms. Basketball Award would have been icing on the cake after a standout senior season for Parkers Prairie guard Sari Noga. Instead, the Associated Press and Gatorade player of the year will have to settle for what was likely a second-place vote for the award. Lakeville...
April 23, 2010 - 12:00am
May 2, 2009
Walk MS Alexandria is tomorrow; still time to register
The Christopher and Banks Multiple Sclerosis Alexandria Walk 2009, presented by Anchor Bank, will be held tomorrow, Sunday, at City Park in Alexandria. Participants can register on site the day of the walk or online at www.MSsociety.org. Pledges raised through Walk MS help fund...
May 2, 2009 - 9:00am