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Motorcycle crash victim says gear saved his life
Wild about wine
Teen keeps cool in face of medical emergencies
A prop for Big Ole
Photo of the Week: Rainbow
Girls soccer: Tie tests Alex to begin season
Sports schedule for Friday, August 26
A chance for another title for Carlos Whitecaps
Hobie's new toy: Released in April, the Eclipse paddleboard draws intrigue
Boys soccer: Cards' attack jumps on East Grand Forks in opener
Robby Vee finishes out summer concert series
Harper's Chord comes to Carlos Creek Winery
Alpha Course teaches basics of faith
Strive to be a foundation for others
Tickets on sale for Alexandria Education Foundation events
Births - Aug. 26, 2016
Engaged - Hanson and Lund
Births - through Aug. 12, 2016
Engaged - Dokken-McFann and Gran
Births - Aug. 3-8, 2016
DNR to close Mille Lacs walleye season next month
Stringer full of walleyes
Morken: What the numbers say about declining hunters and anglers
Work begins on statewide deer management plan
A big bass for Beau
Carol J. Hansen
William 'Bill' Bretz
Clara "Clair" A. Gustafson
Bernard "Bernie" V. Dulski
Arland E. Hirman
COMMENTARY: What they're fighting over
COMMENTARY: Clean Power Plan will penalize Minnesota
IT'S OUR TURN: Recalling the dawn of the digital age; facing its challenges
EDITORIAL: Long wait for mental health care must be fixed
IN THE KNOW: Leadership Alexandria is unique blend with strong return
Producers should consider available assistance
Monarchs, roadsides and the law
A century of family and faith
Kensington represented in Princess Kay of the Milky Way
Kalpin family recognized as 2016 U of M Farm Family
MMFCU concludes 60 Days of Giving campaign
Community solar program shining for REA
Chamber Ambassadors visit three local businesses
Celeste Edenloff returns to Echo Press
Dew Drop Inn changes ownership
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
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
July 26, 2013
Kool Whip, Lisa Lynn to entertain at Maritime Gardens
The Alexandria Minnesota Lakes Maritime Museum's (MLMM) concert series will continue Friday, August 2 with a concert from 5:30 to 9 p.m. at the...
July 26, 2013 - 12:00am
May 17, 2013
Another season launches at Minnesota Lakes Maritime Museum
Minnesota Lakes Maritime Museum (MLMM) in Alexandria will launch its 2013 season on Friday, May 17 with a special exhibit dedicated to all things...
May 17, 2013 - 12:00am
May 6, 2013
New app helps find museums in Minnesota
Just in time for the busy summer travel season and Minnesota Museums Month in May, the Minnesota Association of Museums and the Minnesota Historical Society are launching a free Minnesota Museums app that will direct users to the more than 500 museums statewide. "We are so fortunate...
May 6, 2013 - 10:18am
March 1, 2013
Maritime Museum featured in premier boating magazine
The Minnesota Lakes Maritime Museum in Alexandria received a big splash in a major publication, not once but twice. Classic Boating, a bi-monthly...
March 1, 2013 - 12:00am
August 24, 2012
Day at the Museum
Editor's note: The following is a first-person account of a visit to the Kensington Area Heritage Society Museum. Several years ago there was...
August 24, 2012 - 12:00am