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Cardinals wrestling starts season with tourneys
Cards run past Moorhead in opener
Girls basketball: Cards drop first game against state-ranked Centennial
Sports roundup from Saturday, Dec. 3
Sports roundup from Friday, Dec. 2
Morken: Some "hunters" don't represent hunting
Bucks on the ground
Morken: Run in circles by a giant
First buck is with a bow
DNR release: Stands not allowed overnight on WMAs
Making a new home
Alex Carpet One supports Building for America's Bravest
Knute Nelson Hospice delivers veteran-centric care
ATCC, area businesses host annual tour days
Sixth Avenue Wine & Ale to close at year's end
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On The Street
December 9, 2015
Observations from the archives, 2005: Property owners ask about double-digit increase in property taxes
1915, 100 years ago: The Board of Health met and voted not to allow any ice to be taken from Lake Henry for commercial purposes. Lake Winona was condemned some years ago and there is now quite a stream running between the two lakes. … Christmas specialties: A 1 pound box assorted...
December 9, 2015 - 12:00am
December 2, 2015
Observations from the Archives: 2005 - City Park bathhouse committee raises $15,500
1915, 100 years ago: A delegation from the Minnesota Women’s Suffrage Association came up to Alexandria from Minneapolis to thank Senator Knute Nelson for his past vote on the Suffrage amendment to the Constitution, known as the Monell Amendment, and to ask him for further support....
December 2, 2015 - 12:00am
November 18, 2015
Observations from the archives, 1915: 'Delicious' young lady goes with socks
1915, 100 years ago: The old bridge between lakes Jessie and Victoria has been replaced by a new one. This was very much needed. … There will be a “Sock Social” at District 50. Stockings of all sizes, prices and colors to suit the various individual tastes will be sold at auction....
November 18, 2015 - 12:00am
November 11, 2015
Observations from the archives, 1965: Two-pound fruitcakes available at Trumm Drug
1915, 100 years ago: Dr. C.C. Strang has moved into the new quarters especially prepared for him and his dental work over J.A. Carlson’s Grocery Store. He is now busy installing the new apparatus arriving daily from the factory and jobbers. Electric current will be used extensively,...
November 11, 2015 - 12:00am
October 14, 2015
From the archives, 1990: Bubble arena to be erected next to RCC
1915, 100 years ago: The Alexandria Telephone Company is planning to erect a new building for its headquarters on the lot south of the Candy Kitchen. They will then install a new switch board equipped with the latest inventions. Among these will be the automatic ring for central and...
October 14, 2015 - 12:00am
June 12, 2015
Echo Press welcomes Wosepka as new summer intern
Mari Wosepka of Alexandria was recently hired as a reporter intern for the Echo Press and Osakis Review this summer. The internship program is part of the Pohlad Family Foundation administered through the Minnesota Newspaper Association. Wosepka will be a senior at Alexandria...
Business/Hires and Promotions
June 12, 2015 - 12:00am
September 9, 2014
Observations from the archives, 2004: National Guard unit returns from Kosovo
1914, 100 years ago: An automobile party from Lowry consisting of Andrew Knutson, Ole Bjokne, Nels Femrite, Andrew Johnson and Andrew Quitne with their families attended the services at the Norwegian Lutheran Church and visited with their former pastor, the Rev. B.A. Benson and his...
September 9, 2014 - 11:56am
February 1, 2013
Echo Press wins 23 awards in state contest
The Echo Press received the second most points in the Minnesota Newspaper Association's annual contest among all non-daily newspapers in the...
February 1, 2013 - 12:00am
February 4, 2011
Echo Press website named best in state
The Echo Press website was once again honored by the Minnesota Newspaper Association (MNA). For the third straight year, the site received a...
February 4, 2011 - 12:00am
January 26, 2011
Echo Press wants to reward long-time subscribers
The Echo Press has been giving information life since 1891. As we celebrate our 120th anniversary in 2011, we want to hear from you! Have you been a long-time subscriber to the Echo Press? Share some of your memories with us and you could win three free months added to your subscription! Call...
January 26, 2011 - 12:00am
January 1, 2011
New leadership at Osakis Review
January 1, 2011 - 8:23am
December 4, 2010
Santa Claus is coming to Echo Press today
Today's snowy conditions aren't stopping a visit from Santa Claus at the Echo Press. The newspaper's annual "Santa Day" will take place from 9 a.m. to noon today, Saturday, at the Echo Press office, 225 7th Avenue East, Alexandria. Parents are encouraged to bring non-perishable...
December 4, 2010 - 9:04am
October 27, 2010
Echo Press editorials: Who did the newspaper endorse?
October 27, 2010 - 4:07pm
September 24, 2010
Echo unveils new look
Welcome to our new look! The Echo Press, which traces its roots back to 1891, has gone through a variety of design changes over the years and this latest look was launched with our readers foremost in mind. The goal is to make the newspaper more appealing and easy to read for everyone. "The...
September 24, 2010 - 12:00am
Marcil retiring as Forum's publisher
FARGO - William C. Marcil, publisher of The Forum for the past 41 years, will step down on December 1 and hand the reins to his son, Bill Marcil Jr. The 74-year-old Marcil is relinquishing his role as publisher and CEO but will remain chairman of the board of Forum Communications...
September 24, 2010 - 12:00am