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Best of the Lakes Area Large Employer
Holiday Train stops in Alexandria
Best of the Lakes Area Fitness Club, Child Care
Talent, generosity shine at Jingle Bells
Minnesota State, faculty union agree on new contract
Sports schedule for Tuesday, Dec. 12
Eden Prairie's Montero named Minnesota's Mr. Football
Girls basketball: Shorthanded Chargers fall at CGB
Wrestling: Cards finish fifth in Barrett
Girls Basketball: Minnewaska knocks off Lakeview at home
A space for young learners: Library exhibit combines science and art
One page at a time: Library can help you through the holidays
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
Donors can swap books for wine
A family affair: Three generations of women keep salon growing
Helping African firefighters
Cross-country bicyclist to stop in Alexandria
Just for Kix hosts annual dance show
Extremely rare Canada lynx spotted in Minnesota's Chippewa National Forest
Mike Frisch: Icing winter walleyes
Local hunters keep an eye on CWD developments
Morken: Make the most of this final month
Five cases of CWD confirmed in southeastern Minnesota
Linda L. Moske
Bob Alden Helie
Sarah Ruth (Benson) Cheshire
Our Turn: Echo Press saves taxpayers money
LETTER: Farm bill renewal is in sight
LETTER: Peterson should ignore bad advice
Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down
LETTER: Military requires harassment training
Extension schedules land rent meeting for farmers, landowners
Managing boxelder bugs as the cold sets in
Step away from that pruning saw!
Going far with 4-H horses
County crafting buffer compliance rules
On The Street
Bello Cucina abruptly closes doors for good
Dollar District closing Sunday, Nov. 26
On The Street
KCCO going away, but CBS signal may stay
hires and promotions
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April 26, 2015
Memorial Service - Beverly Thaves, 66
Beverly Thaves, 66, Alexandria, died Saturday, April 25, 2015. A memorial service will be held Thursday, April 30 at 2 p.m. at Anderson Funeral Home. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the funeral home on Thursday. Arrangements are with Anderson Funeral...
April 26, 2015 - 5:34pm
Funeral - Iola Stark, 103
Iola Stark, 103, Alexandria, died Saturday, April 25, 2015. A funeral service will be held Monday, May 4 at 11 a.m. at Calvary Lutheran Church in Alexandria. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at church. Memorials are preferred to Bethany Home in Alexandria,...
April 26, 2015 - 5:28pm
April 25, 2015
Memorial Service - Clifton Botner, 94
Clifton Botner, 94, Alexandria, died Friday, April 24, 2015. A memorial service will be held Saturday, May 2 at 2 p.m. at East Moe Lutheran Church. Visitation will be held Friday, May 1 from 5 to 8 p.m. at Anderson Funeral Home and one hour prior to the service at the church...
April 25, 2015 - 7:26am
April 18, 2015
Memorial Service - Joan Doering, 83
Joan Marilyn Doering, 83, Alexandria, formerly of Marshall, died Friday April 17, 2015 at Bethany Community. A memorial service will be held Wednesday, April 22 at 11 a.m. at Calvary Lutheran Church, in Alexandria. Visitation is Tuesday, April 21 from 5 to 7 p.m. at Anderson...
April 18, 2015 - 7:20am
April 12, 2015
Death Notice - Robert Gerard, 51
Robert “Bob” Gerard, age 51, of Alexandria, died Saturday, April 11, 2015. Services are pending with Anderson Funeral Home in Alexandria.
April 12, 2015 - 1:26pm
April 11, 2015
Funeral - Wendy Swiridow, 41
Wendy Swiridow, 41, Alexandria, died Friday, April 10, 2015. A funeral service will be held Wednesday, April 15 at 11 a.m. at Fahlun Lutheran Church near Nelson. Visitation is Tuesday, April 14 from 5 to 7 p.m. at Anderson Funeral Home in Alexandria and one hour prior to the...
April 11, 2015 - 7:08pm
Memorial Service - John Sherman Jr., 58
John R. Sherman Jr., 58, Kimball, South Dakota, died Thursday, April 9, 2015 at Swift County Benson Hospital as the result of a car accident. A memorial service will be held Tuesday, April 14 at 1 p.m. at Emmanuel Episcopal Church in Alexandria. Visitation will be held Monday,...
April 11, 2015 - 12:50pm
March 29, 2015
Funeral - Thomas DeBettignies, 89
Thomas J. DeBettignies, 89, Brandon, died Saturday, March 28, 2015 at Douglas County Hospital. A funeral service will be held Wednesday, April 1 at noon at Grace Lutheran Church in Brandon. Visitation will be for one hour prior to the service at the church on Wednesday. Arrangements...
March 29, 2015 - 2:44pm
March 28, 2015
Funeral - Mary Lou Olson, 61
Mary Lou Olson, 62, Alexandria, died Saturday, March 28, 2015 at Douglas County Hospital. A funeral service will be held Wednesday, April 1 at First Lutheran Church in Alexandria. Visitation is Tuesday, March 31 from 4 to 7 p.m. at Anderson Funeral Home and also one hour prior...
March 28, 2015 - 2:48pm
March 14, 2015
Funeral - James Minnerath, 50
James Minnerath, 50, Alexandria, died Wednesday, March 4, 2015. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Saturday, March 21 at 10:30 a.m. at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Alexandria. Visitation will be held Friday, March 20 from 4 to 8 p.m. with a 4 p.m. parish prayer service...
March 14, 2015 - 10:25pm
Funeral - Verdeen Rey, 81
Verdeen E. Rey, 81, Alexandria, died Thursday, March 12, 2015 at Knute Nelson in Alexandria. A Celebration of Life service will be held Saturday, March 21 at 6:30 p.m. at Anderson Funeral Home Chapel. Visitation will be Saturday from 4 to 6:30 p.m. at Anderson Funeral Home. Arrangements...
March 14, 2015 - 3:36pm
March 8, 2015
Funeral - Brayden Bouressa, 1 Month
Brayden Bouressa, age 1 month, died Saturday, March 7, 2015. Funeral services will be held Thursday, March 12 at 11 a.m. at Calvary Lutheran Church in Alexandria. Visitation will be held Wednesday, March 11 from 5 to 7 p.m. at Anderson Funeral Home and one hour prior to...
March 8, 2015 - 6:18pm
March 1, 2015
Funeral - Gene Jorgenson, 90
Gene O. Jorgenson, 90, Glenwood, died Saturday, February 28, 2015 at Glacial Ridge Hospital in Glenwood. Funeral services will be held Saturday, March 7 at 11 a.m. at First Baptist Church in Glenwood. Visitation is Friday, March 6 from 5 to 7 p.m. at the funeral home in Glenwood...
March 1, 2015 - 11:22am
February 28, 2015
Memorial Service - Robert Sinotte, 71
Robert “Bob” Sinotte, 71, Osakis, passed away Friday, February 27, 2015 at his home. A celebration of life service will be held Monday, March 9 at 2 p.m. at Osakis Lutheran Church. Visitation begins at 12:30 p.m. on Monday, March 9 at the church. Arrangements are with...
February 28, 2015 - 9:11pm
February 16, 2015
Funeral - Ruth Knox, 90
Ruth L. Knox, 90, Alexandria, died Sunday, February 15, 2015 at Douglas County Hospital in Alexandria. A funeral service will be held Saturday, February 21 at 2 p.m. at New Life Christian Church in Alexandria. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service at the church...
February 16, 2015 - 7:30am