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Alexandria to hire two new police officers
K9 unit deployed after chase with suspect
Law enforcement blotter: January 23-25, 2015
News Briefs: Dayton signs tax conformity bill
Brady says he's moving on from distractions
Sports schedule for Monday, January 26
NFL, YouTube announce partnership
Jets adding Hogan, Heimerdinger to front office
Sports roundup from Saturday, January 24
Speaker to share about weight loss journey
Harper’s Chord to perform at Carlos Creek
Tribute band plays at upcoming Alexandria Marching Band fundraiser
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Where are they now?
Engaged - Wilts and Hedstrom
Births - Douglas County Hospital through January 12, 2015
Births - Douglas County Hospital through January 3, 2015
Engaged - Pavek and Jossart
Births - Douglas County Hospital through December 28, 2014
Wildlife of Douglas County: Fisher
Dayton proposes expanded buffer zones along Minnesota waters
Wildlife of Douglas County: Short-tailed weasel
Ready for a challenge?
Buck bagged in Wyoming
Ruby Benson, 73
Service - Ruby Benson, 73
Funeral - Allan Altnow, 86
Funeral - Maynard Radil, 79
Allan Altnow, 87
Letter: Can’t afford pro sports
Letter: Quotes can shed light on disputes
Letter: Practicing good hygiene habits is important during cold, flu season
It's Our Turn: Twins take refreshing approach at caravan stop
Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down: Views by the Echo Press
2014 Farm Bill crops education seminars offered
Minnesota Grown Directory seeks new members
Funding secured for water quality initiative
Potato growers invited to hearing on check-off fees January 23
Winter garden college planned
Jody Hanson promoted within Lakes Newspaper Group
JCPenney reports good, bad news
Alexandria Industries CEO outlines keys to company’s success
Alexandria Clinic lab earns accreditation
Operation Round Up grants announced
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