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Translating the marks on our landscape
Law enforcement blotter: February 26, 2015
News Briefs: Fish house removal deadlines near
Merchants association plans to bring plants back to downtown
Change may come to invasive species decal law; resorts don’t like it
Class A State Wrestling: Prairie Valley's Nibbe, WCA-A-B-E's Nohre both take second
State wrestling: Coyers place fifth, Hagen sixth
State wrestling: Alex wrestlers' seasons end in consolation round
Girls basketball: Focus shifts to playoffs after Cards wrap up share of CLC title
Alexndria girls basketball gets second seed in 8AAA tournament
Music makes us whole
Peterson seeking entries for Congressional Art Competition
Super Bowl champ to perform worship concert
Strangers no longer
Photography exhibit to open in Evansville
Engaged - Barlage and Lukas
Births - Douglas County Hospital through February 15, 2015
Engaged - Koep and Highdale
Engaged - Wilson and Ostendorf
Engaged - Reed and Patterson
Wildlife of Douglas County: Pileated woodpecker
Giant crappie through the ice
DNR survey shows Minnesota’s moose population remains low
Nohre named MDHA region director
Aiming for success
LaVerne Weisgram, 93
Funeral - Wilbur Nelson, 93
Funeral - Margie Kleven, 59
Funeral - William Bjerkness, 45
Marvin Wolbersen, 76
It's Our Turn: Hockey fights are pointless
State should not tax business property and family cabins
Food shelf ‘match’ is a myth
Echo Press Editorial Board: Keep public notices public
Border-to-border high-speed Internet isn’t nice, it’s necessary
Corn and soybean growers feature on-farm water use
Area farmers invited to sign on to lawsuit
Let’s Get Growing workshop set
Local turkey farmers attend conference at State Capitol
Column: Using natives in your garden
Douglas County DAC gives honors
Alexandria Clinic receives diabetes recognition
A new way to get your replacement SSA-1099 online
Library offers free copies of tax forms
Kraus-Anderson recognized for work on high school
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