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County fair attendance down from 2014 (w/video)
For the record
Local winery named best of Minnesota
Roste gets his shot at QB
Sports schedule for Thursday, August 21
Tennis: Alexandria falls in season opener at Bemidji
Much more than a weight room
Silverstreaks hope bigger is better
Homeless, not hopeless
Grandparents go back to school
4-H summer daycamps wrap up at county fair
Fish decoys on exhibit at Evansville Art Center
Fall Adult Basic Education classes begin August 26
Engaged - Wall and Moore
Getting to know the pelican
DNR announces fall duck, goose seasons
Fishing report: Anglers waiting through tough August bite
Bit by the bass bug
Kids tackle a tournament
Roman Koep, 72
Margaret Cioffi, 91
Funeral - David Olson, 77
Funeral - Patrick Darrington, 81
Laverne McCall, 58
Thank you for the support
Utilities need time to comply with EPA regulations
In the Know: Remember those who help local causes when you shop
Observations from the archives, 1964: Safecrackers hit Millerville Liquor Store
Echo Press Editorial: The tragic consequences of trying meth
Douglas County Extension assists community garden
Farmers Union potluck hosted at Jensen home
Ag innovation was topic of meeting
When are my melons ready to pick?
Roers family honored as 2014 Farm Family of the Year
Community day of fun held at Knute Nelson
Charter to switch to all-digital network
Douglas Scientific and LGC team up
Dr. Shan Flatt joins Alexandria Clinic
Lakes Area News now delivers local TV weather
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
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
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
March 5, 2010
Walk MS set for Sunday, May 2
The Christopher and Banks Walk MS, a fundraiser to help find a cure for multiple sclerosis (MS), is set for Sunday, May 2 beginning at City Park in Alexandria.
March 5, 2010 - 12:00am