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UPDATE: Crash near Miltona injures three people Thursday
Aaron's Weather Talk: Nor'easter
Fire damages house in Alexandria
Three charged with felonies for Halloween night robbery
Holiday Train dazzles despite fog
Alex girls basketball: Heggie reaches 1,000 career points as Cards run past Fergus (w/video)
Sports schedule for Thursday, December 18
Sports roundup from Tuesday, December 16
Alex boys win third straight against Otters
Leaning on seniors
Homemade for the holidays: Trio of foods makes perfect gifts
The start of a national movement
A real renaissance man
Alexandria pianist releases Christmas CD
Theatre L’Homme Dieu announces 2015 season
Engaged - Owen and Krause
Births - Douglas County Hospital through November 30, 2014
Engaged - Pachan and Konzen
Engaged - Boyle and Sartore
Births - Douglas County Hospital through November 17, 2014
Pheasant summit: Habitat improvements needed on private land
Controlling the common carp
Pheasant summit: Focus on improving private land habitat
Spring turkey hunting applications being accepted
Recipe for success: A look a few favorite venison recipes
Donald Huwe, 82
Melvin Paradis, 75
Terry Roth, 90
Darlene Schuman, 56
Funeral - Darlene Schuman, 56
Echo Press Editorial: Did you hear about this??? (It’s probably not true)
Letter: What is wrong with health coverage?
Letter: Council can avoid negative religious messages
Observations from the archives, 2004: Explosion flattens veterinary clinic
Echo Press Editorial: Teach children how to save during holidays
Photo contest features birds for all seasons
More wildlife habitat approved
Last minute gifts for the constant gardener
Greater protection for specialty crop growers
Grant money available for agriculture teachers
Douglas County DAC announces Employers, Employees of the Quarter
Alexandria molding firm featured in ‘IndustryWeek’ businesss magazine
ATCC Foundation receives $10,000 to support STEM education
New building will house plumbing company
Cinema 9 supports local breast cancer research
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
March 5, 2010
When Missy Radermacher stepped in front of an audience for the first time at age 11, it was magic. "It was at that moment, as soon as I sang into the mic, I knew that's what I wanted to do," Missy recalled. "I knew at that very moment that it was something magical." Missy, an Alexandria...
March 5, 2010 - 12:00am
A love of libraries
Joan Larson is not always an open book. Some people call her Pollyanna - she says she is optimistic. Some may think she is intellectual - she says she's practical and pragmatic. Some think she's liberal - others say she's conservative. "I've been described lots of ways," said Larson,...
Library / life
February 5, 2010 - 12:00am
January 15, 2010
Postal employee wears many hats
There isn't much that Mike Schmidt didn't like about his job. After all, it could have been much worse. "I grew up on the farm, so no matter...
January 15, 2010 - 12:00am
December 31, 2009
A lazy man's climb? Kensington man crosses 'climb a mountain' off his bucket list
Marvin Jensen can cross off at least one thing from his bucket list. This past August, he climbed a mountain. "This is one thing I wanted...
December 31, 2009 - 12:05am
December 18, 2009
A small part of a huge event
Jolene and Mike Schreiner have seen firsthand the joy a small gesture can bring to someone in need. And with the joy they bring to others, they...
December 18, 2009 - 12:00am
November 20, 2009
Not ready to shelve their work
Florence and Wilbur Nelson need their people fix. That's why they still show up for work every day - at 88 years old. "We like to be with people,"...
November 20, 2009 - 12:00am
November 6, 2009
Orgaard helps students' careers take root
It's an acronym that no longer stands for anything. But it's an organization that stands for a lot. FFA isn't just for farmers anymore. It's...
November 6, 2009 - 12:00am
July 2, 2009
A people person
Andy Struthers is a people person. He likes being around them, talking and being social. And he especially likes helping people - which isn't...
July 2, 2009 - 12:00am
June 19, 2009
With orderly conduct
Lamont Mounsdon doesn't have all his ducks in a row. That's because he's too busy getting all his fish decoys in a row. And his immaculate garden...
June 19, 2009 - 12:00am
May 1, 2009
He's been working on the railroad
Gene Baker has never encountered a building project he can't handle. Give him a piece of wood and he can make it into just about anything. "I've...
May 1, 2009 - 12:00am
June 11, 2008
Starner Farms chosen winner of Good Farm Neighbor Award
A Grant County hog production business has been selected as the monthly winner of the Minnesota Department of Agriculture's (MDA) Good Farm Neighbor Award. Starner Farms, owned and operated by David and Mark Starner of rural Hoffman, includes an 800 sow farrow-to-finish business...
June 11, 2008 - 12:00am