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Princess Kay of the Milky Way crowned
Douglas County Hospital gets 'blue ribbon' for vaccination effort
Speaker: Officers are 'not normal; you're special'
Law enforcement blotter: Tuesday, August 23
Almost 1,000 gather in memory of slain 5-year-old Watkins girl
Sports schedule for Thursday, August 25
99 holes to celebrate 99 years
Fun meets a potential future in stock cars for many young go-kart drivers
Tweaks for progress: Shifted backfield, young line highlight B-E football
Following its headline year: Christensen steps in for Minnewaska football
Put the fun back in parenting
Walk raises awareness of congenital heart defects
AAHS students, alumni kick off Project 1440
Discovery Middle School hosts orientations, open house
Cunninghams win wing sauce contest
Births - through Aug. 12, 2016
Engaged - Dokken-McFann and Gran
Births - Aug. 3-8, 2016
Engaged - Benning and Notch
Engaged - Butler and Joswiak
DNR to close Mille Lacs walleye season next month
Stringer full of walleyes
Morken: What the numbers say about declining hunters and anglers
Work begins on statewide deer management plan
A big bass for Beau
William 'Bill' Bretz
Clara "Clair" A. Gustafson
Bernard "Bernie" V. Dulski
Arland E. Hirman
Roy A. Johnson
IN THE KNOW: Leadership Alexandria is unique blend with strong return
LETTER: All are born in spiritual darkness
From the archives - 1966: Six boxes of contest butter to be auctioned off at county fair
EDITORIAL: Small towns can have big problems
LETTER: The same old arguments against Christianity
Producers should consider available assistance
Monarchs, roadsides and the law
A century of family and faith
Kensington represented in Princess Kay of the Milky Way
Kalpin family recognized as 2016 U of M Farm Family
Chamber Ambassadors visit three local businesses
Celeste Edenloff returns to Echo Press
Dew Drop Inn changes ownership
Beach named editor of Echo Press
New rules implemented for telemarketers
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
August 23, 2013
Photo of the Week - Sunset on L'Homme Dieu
Del Mari Runck of Alexandria took this photo from the bike path that runs along Lake L'Homme Dieu, adjacent to Highway 29, on August 14. "It...
August 23, 2013 - 12:00am
August 21, 2013
Column - Stinging insects put a damper on summer fun
While enjoying these glory days of summer, keep an eye out for one of the season's most notorious party crashers: stinging wasps and bees. These insects build nests underground, in trees, shrubs, overhangs, eaves, utility poles, tires, houses, sheds and other structures. People often...
August 21, 2013 - 12:00am
March of Dimes celebrates 75 years
March of Dimes, the leading non-profit organization for maternal and infant health, celebrates its 75th anniversary this year and its ongoing...
August 21, 2013 - 12:00am
August 16, 2013
Tickets on sale for Taste of Home Cooking School
The Echo Press will host the Taste of Home Cooking School on Tuesday, September 24 at 6:30 p.m. at Lake Geneva Christian Center in Alexandria. Doors open at 3:30 p.m. Attendees can enjoy cooking demos by culinary specialists, learn step-by-step expert cooking techniques, meet people...
August 16, 2013 - 12:00am
May 15, 2013
Stromberg wins Chain of Lakes Triathloon
Cold and wet conditions greeted participants of the 11th annual Chain of Lakes Triathlon on May 4, but Marcus Stromberg battled it to finish first overall in a time of 0:59.52. The 36-year-old from Buffalo beat out Joe Schneiderhan of Alexandria and David Lewis of Nevis, who finished...
May 15, 2013 - 12:00am
January 9, 2013
Alexandria boys' swimming and diving: Cardinals battle Southwest at Maroon and Gold Invite
A late surge put the Cardinal boys' swimming and diving team in first place in the Tiger Division of the annual Maroon and Gold Invitational Saturday, but they couldn't hold on to that spot, finishing second to Minneapolis Southwest by just 15.5 points. It was a great effort by...
January 9, 2013 - 12:00am
October 12, 2012
Roos named Section 8A coach of the year
Alexandria head coach Tom Roos was named Section 8AA girls' soccer Coach of the Year by the Minnesota Girls Soccer Coaches Association. The Cardinals finished the regular season with a 10-5-1 record and opened Section 8A tournament play yesterday.
October 12, 2012 - 12:00am
October 10, 2012
Lions Meet of Champions: Truedson sets record pace
Almost 1,200 runners and many more spectators got what they came for as some of the top cross country athletes in the state gathered at Arrowwood...
October 10, 2012 - 12:00am
Lions Meet of Champions: Sisters run side by side
Having a teammate who can push an athlete to reach her fullest potential is a bonus in a sport like cross country. Having a teammate who does...
October 10, 2012 - 12:00am
October 5, 2012
Cross country: 40th Lions "Meet of Champions" tomorrow at Arrowwood
In 1973, no one knew how big the cross country Lions Meet of Champions would become in Alexandria. Fewer than 10 boys' high school teams lined...
October 5, 2012 - 12:00am
August 17, 2012
Viking Speedway: Storck, Hillig now Hall of Famers
Scott Hillig of Long Prairie and Dave Storck of Morris are the two newest members to join the Viking Speedway Hall of Fame, being inducted during...
August 17, 2012 - 12:00am
May 16, 2012
Buffalo athlete wins Chain of Lakes Triathlon
The 11th annual Chain of Lakes Triathlon had 170 participants and saw Marcus Stromberg finished with the best overall time in 55.12. The 35-year-old from Buffalo navigated the 600-yard swim, 13-mile bike ride and 2.8 mile walk more than five minutes faster than his nearest competitor....
May 16, 2012 - 12:00am
February 17, 2012
Former Cardinal is Hall of Famer
Lindsey (Spoden) Vanden Berg was one of three former University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee student-athletes recently inducted into the Bud K. Haidet Athletics Hall of Fame. Ceremonies were held at the Milwaukee Athletic Club prior to the UW-M men's basketball game against Valparaiso. Vanden...
February 17, 2012 - 12:00am
January 4, 2012
Card swimming and diving: Alexandria heads to U of M
The Alexandria Cardinals will be heading to the University of Minnesota Maroon, Gold, Bronze and Tiger Invitational on Saturday, January 7 at the University of Minnesota Aquatic Center. Diving warm ups will be at 8 a.m., with the diving competition beginning at 9:30 a.m. Swimming...
January 4, 2012 - 12:00am
November 3, 2011
Noga in double figures for Gophers
Former Parkers Prairie standout Sari Noga, a sophomore at the University of Minnesota, was one of six Golden Gophers scoring in double figures during an 86-51 exhibition win over St. Cloud State University last night, Wednesday. Noga, starting at forward, had 13 points as she hit...
November 3, 2011 - 8:30am