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Vehicle jumps curb on Alexandria's Broadway
Congratulations Mr. D: Duwenhoegger named Minnesota Principal of the Year
Tons of trash turned to energy
Taxpayers could save $1.4 M
Hospital faces challenge of low reimbursement rates
Winter Spectacular: High speeds in champ class highlights day one
Seahawks "LOB" leads second Lombardi chase
Sports roundup from Friday, January 30
Super Bowl billboard campaign seeks acceptance for gay players
SB XLIX: Carroll, Belichick face off
Those who learn together
Prairie Lakes Audubon Chapter holds meeting
One Community, One Book
Fashion show debuts in Alexandria
‘Precious Bane’ to be presented Friday
Engaged - Wilts and Hedstrom
Births - Douglas County Hospital through January 12, 2015
Births - Douglas County Hospital through January 3, 2015
Engaged - Pavek and Jossart
Wildlife of Douglas County: Snowy Owl
DNR postpones AIS training and trailer decal program
DNR studies shed light on local fisheries
Dayton proposes expanded buffer zones along Minnesota waters
Wildlife of Douglas County: Fisher
Henry Bender, 88
Beverly Rolfsrud, 94
Eva Jane, 93
Enida Siirila, 85
Grace Nelson, 82
Letter: ‘Local heroes’ tackle community’s needs
Letter: Accountability needed for gas tax
Commentary: Put governing over gridlock in 2015
It's Our Turn: Social media is often riddled with rumors, untruths
Guest Editorial: Time for Legislature to step up for Greater Minnesota
Ten tips to successful seed starting
Farming community invited to sustainable farming conference
Livestock disaster aid deadline nears
Potato growers invited to hearing on check-off fees January 23
Winter garden college planned
Kiwanis announces board members
Douglas Machine holds poster contest
Manufacturing strength expected to continue in 2015
New medical executive committee leadership elected
Operation Round Up grants announced
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
March 14, 2014
Skating season ends at Noonan Park
Alexandria city workers disassembled and hauled away sections of the hockey rinks at Noonan Park on Monday, after the warming house closed last Sunday. (Lowell Anderson/Echo Press)
March 14, 2014 - 12:00am
October 7, 2009
A swan song for Noonan's geese?
The swans at Noonan Park in Alexandria are fooling people and geese. That's a good thing, especially the part about the geese. The swans -...
October 7, 2009 - 12:05am
July 22, 2009
Noonan pond is looking better
A lot of work has been put into returning Alexandria's Noonan Park to its cleaner state. The pond that was once covered with algae and weeds...
July 22, 2009 - 12:05am
June 10, 2009
You asked: What's wrong with Noonan Park pond?
Editor's note: The following is part of an Echo Press feature, "You Asked." Readers are invited to send the newspaper a simple question and we'll...
June 10, 2009 - 12:05am
June 7, 2009
Jefferson High School Class of 1989 class reunion
Saturday, August 1, 2009 The Jefferson High School Class of 1989 has scheduled a 20-year reunion for Saturday, August 1 from 5 p.m. to midnight at the Alexandria Golf Course. An informal mixer will be held Friday, July 31 at Fat Daddy’s in Alexandria at 8 p.m. A family picnic...
celebrations / life
June 7, 2009 - 4:34pm
January 21, 2009
Column - 1984: Harold G. Johnson is 'Fairman of the Year'
The following is a collection of stories and other items that were included in Alexandria newspapers over the years. 100 YEARS AGO January 1909 Attorneys for O.F. Olson, the candidate who trailed the election by 12 votes, have gone over all the evidence and are satisfied that E.E....
January 21, 2009 - 12:00am
January 9, 2009
Nice ice for skating lessons
Three-year-old Mariah Rae Nelson had three things to help her practice her skating skills at Alexandria's Noonan Park on Wednesday afternoon - her dad, Shane, her chair and new hockey skates just like dad's.
January 9, 2009 - 12:00am
November 12, 2008
Zion principal sent to the playground
Students in preschool through 8th grade at Zion Lutheran School in Alexandria participated in the Marathon for Nonpublic Education on October 2-3. Students collected donations for a fundraising walk, with a goal of raising $8,000. Preschool students walked to Noonan Park, while...
November 12, 2008 - 12:00am
November 7, 2008
Editorial - Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down
'I voted' wearers Thumbs Up: We give a "thumbs up" to the 21,012 Douglas County citizens who took the time to vote Tuesday. All those who helped out with the election - election judges, the county auditor's office, the people who had a hand in getting the precincts ready for voters...
November 7, 2008 - 12:00am
August 20, 2008
FCA potluck picnic is Sunday
The annual Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) potluck picnic is Sunday, August 24 at 6 p.m. at the Noonan Park east side shelter. Featured speakers will be former Cardinal athlete Keith Eckhoff and his wife, Cami. Those interested in attending are asked to bring a dish to share,...
August 20, 2008 - 12:00am
May 14, 2008
Column - 1983: Expansion plans move ahead for new LEC
The following is a collection of stories and other items that were included in Alexandria newspapers over the years. 100 YEARS AGO May 1908 Geneva Beach Hotel is waiting for a party of 25 vacationers from St. Louis this week... Camp #2064 of Royal Neighbors of America will have...
May 14, 2008 - 12:00am
May 2, 2008
Editorial - Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down
Rallying around Wyley Thumbs Up: The circumstances were tragic: A couple's dog, "Wyley," was shot to death and dumped into a ditch between Nelson and Carlos. But the community's response was uplifting: An outpouring of support for the family and a committed, united effort to avenge...
May 2, 2008 - 12:00am