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Meet the new Pet of the Week: Orbit (w/video)
Nearby Earth-sized planet GJ 1132b hot but oh-so-cool
Ten tips for Cyber Monday
Holiday lights roll down Broadway
Quality of Christmas trees high this year, say growers
State aspirations for Knights wrestling
Sports roundup from Saturday, November 28
Sports schedule for Saturday, November 28
Blizzard hockey: Alex wins third straight heading into Granite City
Sports schedule for Friday, November 27
Catnap apps far from purr-fect
Five tips for cleaning Thanksgiving spills
Alexandria Jaycees presents Jingle Bells Telethon
'Dashing Through the Snow'
Holiday ball: a touch of red
Engaged - Burreson and Schwegel
BIRTHS - Through Nov. 23, 2015
BIRTHS Through Nov. 18, 2015
Wedding - Tuma and Phillipe
Buck of a lifetime comes early
Deer harvest numbers continue to rise
Luedeke's Miltona giant
A shot at redemption
John Boyd Boysen
Desiree Sarah Kloos
John R. Sherman Sr.
Howard J. Linser
THUMBS UP/DOWN - Views by the Echo Press Editorial Board
IT'S OUR TURN: Thanksgiving weekend sports guide
LETTER: Where are the smarts?
LETTER: Writer entitled to own opinion, but not to his own facts
LETTER: Minnesota should not allow Syrian refugees to enter the state
Help yard trees survive the winter
Sustainable agriculture grants due in December
Workshop to detail houseplant care
Herbicide resistance survey asks for farmers' help
ON THE JOB: Crystal Hoepner, Public Health Educator, Horizon Public Health, Alexandria
Infinite Vapor offers free starter kits
Sanford employees get double bonuses
ON THE STREET (Nov. 27, 2015)
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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...
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...
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...
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