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UPDATED: Victim identified in fire; smoke detectors helped children escape
Echo Press wins 17 awards in state newspaper contest
Law enforcement blotter: Thursday, Dec. 8
Local lawmakers want surplus used for health care, tax relief
Holiday Train to stop in Alexandria
Sports schedule for Saturday, Dec. 10
Sports schedule for Saturday, Dec. 10
Wrestling: Silverstreaks split at New London-Spicer Tri
Boys basketball: Lakers drop home opener in overtime loss
Boys basketball: Chargers roll to 2-0
Ernie Unruh Christian Service Award lunch rescheduled
Heaven's headlines are the ones that matter
Students test their knowledge in science fairs
Annual Jingle Bells Telethon is Dec. 10
Crockpot 'crocktails' on standby with or without alcohol
Births - Dec. 9, 2016
Butler and Joswiak
Wedding - Steinhagen and Sperl
Wedding - Cunningham and Thielke
Births - Nov. 25, 2016
Catching those early-ice walleyes
From the stand: A good way to end it
Applications open for spring turkey's first two seasons
Morken: Some "hunters" don't represent hunting
Bucks on the ground
Harriet M. Johnson
Christian "Christy" Lorsung
COMMENTARY: Take a look at how Minnesota turkeys are raised
LETTER: Fake news is form of terrorism
LETTER: Burden falling on younger generations
Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down
IT'S OUR TURN: 'Don't forget to remember'
Winter grazing of cover crops is subject of workshop
2016 University of Minnesota Top 10 performing annuals
Weak farm economy adds twists to rental negotiations
Producers encouraged to consider FSA options
Applications available for Conservation Stewardship Program
Making a new home
Alex Carpet One supports Building for America's Bravest
Knute Nelson Hospice delivers veteran-centric care
ATCC, area businesses host annual tour days
Sixth Avenue Wine & Ale to close at year's end
hires and promotions
On The Street
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
July 21, 2016
Nearly 1,000 bicyclists roll through county
Nearly 1,000 bicyclists rolled through Douglas County today, Thursday, as part of the "Bike MS TRAM Ride" -- The Bike Ride Across Minnesota to...
July 21, 2016 - 12:48pm
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
April 29, 2016
Walk for multiple sclerosis
The National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Upper Midwest Chapter Walk MS: Christopher and Banks Alexandria Walk 2016 will be held on Sunday, May 1. Registration starts at 10 a.m. at Voyager Elementary School in Alexandria Participants will walk a 1.7- or 3.5-mile scenic route. The National...
April 29, 2016 - 12:00am
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
August 1, 2012
Out and About - Around the county this week: Bike MS TRAM
Eight hundred and fifty riders sped over the finish line at the Douglas County Fairgrounds on Friday, after a five-day bike ride to raise money...
August 1, 2012 - 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
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
June 23, 2010
JHS students learn through service
Students in Kelly Hilbrands' sixth hour senior social II class at Jefferson High School (JHS) in Alexandria took part in a service-learning project...
June 23, 2010 - 12:00am
May 28, 2010
MS walks raise nearly $2 million in region
The National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Minnesota Chapter, announces that it raised nearly $2 million at the 18 Walk MS Christopher and Banks presented by Walser events. Nearly 10,000 people participated in the 18 Walk MS events held on May 2 throughout Minnesota, including Alexandria,...
May 28, 2010 - 12:00am
May 5, 2010
Car wash to raise funds for MS research
The senior social II class at Jefferson High School (JHS) in Alexandria is holding a car wash fundraiser for multiple sclerosis (MS) research for the National Multiple Sclerosis Society. The event is set for Sunday, May 16 from noon to 3 p.m. outside at JHS. All proceeds will go...
May 5, 2010 - 12:00am