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St. Pat's Day partiers could pay a price
Big white Xs to be painted on some state highways in area
Burglary reported at All Stop gas station in Alexandria (w/video)
Preparing for what ifs
Low turnout for township elections in Douglas County
Lead slips away for Blizzard as Granite City forces game three
Sports schedule for Saturday, March 15
Sports roundup from Friday, March
Sports schedule for Friday, March 14
Fans pack Jefferson gymnasium one last time
Vikingland Builders Association goes vogue with Construction Couture
Local Boy Scouts to ‘scout’ for food donations
At the movies
‘Real Men Paint’ is title of Thursday art show
Engaged - Drewes and Quinn
Births - Douglas county Hospital through March 10, 2014
Births - Douglas County Hospital through March 3, 2014
Births - Douglas County Hospital through February 23, 2014
Carvers back in Alexandria
Carvers coming to Alexandria
Landgaard lands nice walleye on Ida
Fish Report: Thaw makes for messy conditions
Whitetails: Are local numbers too low?
Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down: Views by the Echo Press
Science is true whether you believe in it or not
Staying warm this winter
Halt Minnesota’s wolf hunt
Pre-existing conditions no longer blocked from health insurance coverage
Funding to improve pollinator health
Let’s Get Growing workshop offered Saturday, March 29
Spring is in the air
Farmland that keeps on giving
Minnesota Farmers Union board passes special orders
$6,720 in scholarships awarded for long-term care fields
Thornton Law Firm makes donation to Douglas County Hospital
On the street
Minnesota Lakes Maritime Museum creates new position
Ecumen Bethany Community receives award
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
Ronald Hopkins, 83
Funeral - Jerome Ricks, 86
Funeral - Leonard Lannes, 79
Funeral - Ora Boelter, 85
Funeral - Oris Shoemaker, 89
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...
panthers / sports
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
July 1, 2008
Programs offer fun, motivation for seniors
Two programs offer fun and motivation for Minnesotans aged 60 and older. They're the Seniors Lifelong Dream Contest and the Ms. Senior Minnesota Pageant. Seniors Lifelong Dream Contest asks: What lifelong dream did you fulfill after you turned 60? Did you finally take your first...
July 1, 2008 - 12:00am