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Why doesn't Alexandria have a veterans memorial?
Council acts on barrier request during concerts
Law Enforcement Blotter: Friday, June 23 through Sunday, June 25
Meet the new Pet of the Week: Elvis Pigsley (w/video)
Sladek takes second at Pepsi Little People's Golf Tournament
Alexandria Horseshoe League
Legion Baseball: Alex wins a couple, loses a couple in home tourney
Morken: Easy to see why wins piled up for the Panthers
Area baseball players make state all-tournament teams
Ralph Covert plays family concert at Evansville Art Center
Lincoln students compete at global Destination Imagination competition
Golfer Tom Lehman speaks at July 7 faith lunch
Osakis church holds community supper
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
Wanda Jean Tramm
Janice "Jan" Larsen
Lorraine G. Van Santen
Mary Anna Louise Swenson
THUMBS UP/THUMBS DOWN: Views by the Echo Press Editorial Board
It's Our Turn: A life without my mom
Commentary: Water wells are safe
Editorial: Newspapers still top choice for news
In the Know: Help available for businesses
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??
On the Street
A race to get people in the door of downtown businesses
Chamber holds 26th annual golf tournament
Tolkkinen joins Echo Press staff
JCI Minnesota looking for outstanding young Minnesotans
hires and promotions
On The Street
June 23, 2017
History comes alive at Runestone Museum
Shane Christen, portraying 3rd Sergeant Steele, talks about some of the firearms and ammunition that were used during the Civil War at History...
June 23, 2017 - 4:04pm
December 16, 2016
Museum branches out
Colleen Boesen used one word to describe the future of the Runestone Museum: bright. Boesen, a long-time museum board member, said, "It's amazing...
December 16, 2016 - 6:00am
October 28, 2016
Runestone is back in the limelight
When it comes to the Kensington Runestone, the debate over its authenticity seems to be chiseled in stone: It's either a fraud perpetrated by...
October 28, 2016 - 6:00am
October 5, 2016
EDITORIAL: Runestone mystery still beckons
The mystery surrounding the Kensington Runestone continues to pull people in — even after 118 years. Ever since the stone was found by...
October 5, 2016 - 12:00am
September 30, 2016
Runestone Museum gets new awnings
If you drive by the Runestone Museum, you'll notice it has a new look. As part of its 2016 effort to remodel and beautify the exterior of the museum building, which also houses the Alexandria Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce, the museum's board of directors voted to purchase new awnings....
September 30, 2016 - 12:00am
July 15, 2016
Rare watercraft on display at Legacy of the Lakes Museum
Summer visitors of the Legacy of the Lakes Museum in Alexandria will have the opportunity to see unique and historically significant vintage...
July 15, 2016 - 12:00am
July 13, 2016
Out and About around the county: Boat show
Last Friday and Saturday, July 8-9, Legacy of the Lakes Museum and Arrowwood Resort and Conference Center in Alexandria hosted the annual Minnesota...
July 13, 2016 - 12:00am
June 25, 2016
History Live! under way at Runestone Museum
History is coming to life at the Runestone Museum in Alexandria today. The event -- History Live! -- is taking place at Fort Alexandria, next...
June 25, 2016 - 12:52pm
March 21, 2015
Viking Family Portrait unveiled Friday
The life-size painting of a Viking-age family was unveiled Friday evening at the Runestone Museum in Alexandria. Local artist Myron Sahlberg...
March 21, 2015 - 1:07pm
September 3, 2014
Viking painting project begins soon
On Thursday, a live painting event was hosted at Cherry Street Books in Alexandria for the public to see first-hand, an artist’s creative process...
September 3, 2014 - 7:05am
Artists to paint gardens at maritime museum
“Plein Air Painting Adventures” will meet at the Minnesota Lakes Maritime Museum gardens in Alexandria on Thursday, September 4 and Thursday, September 11 from 9 a.m. to noon. During their visit, artists will paint the outdoor subject matter of the gardens. Guests who stroll...
September 3, 2014 - 12:00am
August 15, 2014
Historic tractor makes 'steamy' homecoming
One of the past exhibits of the Runestone Museum in Alexandria has come home. The Nichols and Shepard steam tractor, which has been on loan...
August 15, 2014 - 12:00am
August 13, 2014
Sun, steak and smiles combine to support museum
The Runestone Museum in Alexandria held its 30th annual steak fry fundraiser last Wednesday. Sunny skies and warm temperatures made for a perfect...
August 13, 2014 - 12:00am
September 5, 2013
Can you hear me now?
The Science Museum in St. Paul has it. The Minneapolis Institute of Arts has it. And now, as of early August, the Runestone Museum in Alexandria...
September 5, 2013 - 7:43am
August 10, 2013
Perham museums grow with new executive hire
In continuing its efforts to strengthen two museums, Friends of the History Museum of East Otter Tail County announced hiring Darla Ellingson as its new executive director and chief operating officer. Ellingson will manage the History Museum, In Their Own Words Veterans Museum and...
August 10, 2013 - 10:20am