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Alexandria celebrates in the streets
Meeting to address help for those with autism
Rep. Peterson: Rural America's critical infrastructure needs include broadband, flood control
So you think you can dance? It may not be legal under current city ordinance
As storms roll in, so does help for cleaning up
Junior Legion: Blacks win District 9 title
The pitch for horseshoes
Storhaug locks up first triathlon win in Clearwater
Legion Baseball: Alex tops Fergus in substate opener
Flesner cards hole in one at Nordic Trails
VFW Auxiliary to host salad luncheon
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
At Douglas County Library: Fun socks, Legos and oh yeah, books!
Tickets available for 25th chamber music festival
Lakes museum plans events for book lovers
Engaged - Friedrichs and Werk
Engaged - Batcher and Janssen
Engaged - Berglin and Kolden
Engaged - Gearman and Whiting
Wedding - Karthikeyan and Freborg
Should have got a bigger net: Eight-year old lands 50-incher on Miltona
Mike Frisch: Froggin' for big bass
Plenty of panfish for annual Senior Fishing Day
A booming bass bite: Local tournament circuit finds success on area lakes
Morken: Summer deer-hunting work will pay off in the fall
Clifford W. Wunderlich
Lois Elaine Lindberg
Joy L. McWhorter
Jean A. Johnson
Views by the Echo Press Editorial Board: Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down
Letter: State's budget process is concerning
Commentary: Look at the big picture for B-E
Echo Press Editorial: Beware of storm-damage rebate offers
In The Know: The true side of volunteering
Millerville gets hands-on with butter
Tractors to parade down 36 mile memory lane
Douglas County 4-H campers
Cattlemen invite public to July 11 get-together
4-H announces K-3 summer camps
A new place for ink opens in Alexandria
Author Faith Sullivan to sign books in Alexandria
Knute Nelson partners with Centrex Rehab, adds memory care unit
Glenwood State Bank joins top workplace list
New wedding venue opens in Alexandria
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On The Street
August 23, 2013
Engaged - Nelson and Veitch
Makenzie Nelson and Ryan Veitch, both of Fargo, North Dakota, announce their engagement. Makenzie is the daughter of Vern and Pat Nelson of...
August 23, 2013 - 12:00am
April 17, 2013
Clash over handling of Knute Nelson ballpark
Those close to the Alexandria baseball scene have watched as other communities have done what they can to prepare their fields during this terrible...
April 17, 2013 - 12:00am
June 1, 2012
Douglas County American Dairy Association to host free lunch
The Douglas County American Dairy Association will host Lunch on the Farm on June 9 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Bill Dropik's Farm (next to Trophy's on Highway 27 by Nelson). Open to the public, the event offers free cheeseburgers and malts as well as entertainment such as a petting...
June 1, 2012 - 12:00am
May 30, 2012
Here Lies Knute Nelson
This Memorial Day, people passing through the Kinkead Cemetery in Alexandria will notice a new tribute to a man well-known in the area and beyond. It...
May 30, 2012 - 12:00am
July 8, 2011
Full Nelson Fight Club ready to open
Alexandria's Shawn Nelson knows what it's like to struggle to find the money to afford a gym membership. Now he is trying to do something about...
July 8, 2011 - 12:00am
November 29, 2010
Fire damages home in Nelson Sunday
A fire caused minor smoke and water damage to a house in Nelson Sunday. The Douglas County Sheriff's Office received a call about the fire at 150 West Reed Avenue shortly before noon. The owner of the house, Gail Marie Christiance, had arrived back home, noticed smoke as she was...
November 29, 2010 - 9:06am
November 12, 2010
Fire damages home in Nelson
The Osakis Fire Department was called to a house fire Wednesday morning at the Jason and Sandy Karl residence, 251 West Mill Avenue in Nelson....
November 12, 2010 - 12:00am
October 15, 2010
Local man wins $200,000 in Lottery game
Darrell Nelson of Alexandria recently won $200,000 playing the Minnesota Lottery's "Wild Cherry Slots" scratch-off game. The Holiday gas station at 650 50th Avenue West in Alexandria sold the winning ticket. The overall odds of winning a prize in the $10 Wild Cherry game are about...
October 15, 2010 - 12:00am
October 6, 2010
1152736 Foreclosure Sale - Nelson
Foreclosure Sale Publish September 22, 29, October 6, 13, 20, 27, 2010 NOTICE OF MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE SALE Date: September 17, 2010 YOU ARE NOTIFIED THAT: 1. Default has occurred in the con- ditions of the Mortgage dated Febru- ary 15, 2007, executed by Brenda L. Nelson,...
October 6, 2010 - 12:00am
September 29, 2010
Letter - Gang members aren't kids
To the editor: Where I live, there are gangs and they are said to consist of young men in age range of 15 to 19. These are usually aimless young men with no home life or male role models. Your article states this OVR gang consists of "a group of kids, who range in age from about...
September 29, 2010 - 12:00am
August 18, 2010
Impromptu hospital wedding ensures mother shares in celebration
Thirteen months shy of her August 2011 wedding date, Kierre Nelson had an impressive handle on her wedding preparation: venue was booked, bridesmaids'...
August 18, 2010 - 12:00am
August 13, 2010
Nelson to compete at Minnesota State Fair
Josie Nelson of Alexandria placed first in the preteen division at the Polk County Fair Talent Contest on July 1. She will now advance to the...
August 13, 2010 - 12:00am
July 9, 2010
Nelson, Weise to perform at EAC
The Evansville Art Center is proud to present Peggy Weise of Brandon and Josie Nelson of Alexandria in concert. The concert is planned for Saturday, July 10 from 7 to 8:45 p.m. It is a free-will offering event. Refreshments will be served during intermission. Weise and Nelson will...
July 9, 2010 - 12:00am
March 17, 2010
Letter - Racino is a no-brainer
To the editor: It is a no-brainer to bring racinos to Minnesota. Other states are already receiving millions of dollars to help erase deficits or enhance various projects that need help. Political bent should not be involved in this discussion. It is time that our legislators do...
March 17, 2010 - 12:00am
February 5, 2010
Trophy's shuts its doors
Another area restaurant is no longer open. Trophy's Restaurant, which has been owned by Scott Larson and Penny Trenne since October of 2005,...
February 5, 2010 - 12:05am