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Gas prices in Alexandria dip below $2
St. Cloud loses air link to Chicago one year after getting it
UPDATE: Search for missing teen leads to three arrests in Alexandria
Fergus Falls council member dies in crash after fleeing from police
Alex boys basketball: Torrid start carries Cards to win over Delano
Aces past and present help set an unofficial world record
Party like it's 1990
Sports schedule for Saturday, December 27
Sports roundup from Tuesday, December 23
Culinary class studies safety, sanitation
High school Christmas concert shines
Ask a trooper: Can you plow snow onto highways?
Bringing cheer to all
Theatre Off the Cuff to lead New Year’s comedy show
Engaged - Owen and Krause
Births - Douglas County Hospital through December 15, 2014
Births - Douglas County Hospital through November 30, 2014
A helping hand
Candlelight trails set at Lake Carlos State Park
Pheasant summit: Habitat improvements needed on private land
Controlling the common carp
Pheasant summit: Focus on improving private land habitat
Carl Kremer, 67
Funeral - Ricahrd Sjerven, 72
Mayme Hokanson, 96
Reanie Mrnak, 87
Melvin Paradis, 75
Letter: We just have to behave ourselves
It's Our Turn: Unconditional, crazy love
In the Know: Aging can be adventurous fun
Observations from the archives, 2004: Mental health facility to be built in Alexandria
Guest Editorial: With state surplus, use restraint, not wide-eyed greed
Minnesota on alert to keep pine beetles out
Farmers invited to attend crops education seminar
Last minute gifts for the constant gardener
Greater protection for specialty crop growers
Grant money available for agriculture teachers
Going green for United Way
New TV station launches in Central MN
Hull named Assistant Principal of the Year
Hospital board members recognized
Marine Corps League collects "Toys for Kids"
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