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UPDATE: Le Homme Dieu drowning victim identified
Still time to attend Vikingland Builder's Association Home Tour this weekend
Don't get ripped off at State Fair
Minnesota wolf population stable
5-year-old Henning girl injured in farm accident
Volleyball: Osakis goes 2-2 at Albany Tournament
Sports schedule for Saturday, August 27
Girls tennis: Osakis ties for seventh at Delano tourney
Girls soccer: Tie tests Alex to begin season
Hobie's new toy: Released in April, the Eclipse paddleboard draws intrigue
Underwater Art: Decoys on display in Evansville
Robby Vee finishes out summer concert series
Harper's Chord comes to Carlos Creek Winery
Alpha Course teaches basics of faith
Strive to be a foundation for others
Births - Aug. 26, 2016
Engaged - Hanson and Lund
Births - through Aug. 12, 2016
Engaged - Dokken-McFann and Gran
Births - Aug. 3-8, 2016
DNR to close Mille Lacs walleye season next month
Morken: What the numbers say about declining hunters and anglers
Stringer full of walleyes
Work begins on statewide deer management plan
A big bass for Beau
Carol J. Hansen
William 'Bill' Bretz
Clara "Clair" A. Gustafson
Bernard "Bernie" V. Dulski
Arland E. Hirman
COMMENTARY: What they're fighting over
COMMENTARY: Clean Power Plan will penalize Minnesota
IT'S OUR TURN: Recalling the dawn of the digital age; facing its challenges
EDITORIAL: Long wait for mental health care must be fixed
IN THE KNOW: Leadership Alexandria is unique blend with strong return
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
MMFCU concludes 60 Days of Giving campaign
Community solar program shining for REA
Chamber Ambassadors visit three local businesses
Celeste Edenloff returns to Echo Press
Dew Drop Inn changes ownership
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
August 14, 2009
Van Kempen, Nieland are 2009 Hall of Famers
Jerry Van Kempen and Jim Nieland were inducted into the 2009 Viking Speedway Hall of Fame last Saturday night, August 8. Jerry Van Kempen Van...
August 14, 2009 - 12:00am
June 5, 2009
First Chain of Lakes Walleye tournament today
The Alexandria area is getting ready to host its inaugural Warrior Boats Alexandria Chain of Lakes Spring Walleye Classic, set for today and tomorrow, June 5-6. "We're looking forward to a great bite and a highly competitive field of tournament teams," tournament director Corey Bohn...
June 5, 2009 - 12:00am
May 15, 2009
Meeting - Land of the Dancing Sky Area Agency on Aging May 18
LAND OF THE DANCING SKY AREA AGENCY ON AGING MAY 18 The West Central Area Agency on Aging Joint Powers Board will meet Monday, May 18 at 9:30 a.m. at the West Central Area Agency on Aging office at 313 South Mill Street, Fergus Falls. For special accommodation needs or to request...
May 15, 2009 - 12:00am
May 13, 2009
Lenarz, Payne break records in Chain of Lakes Triathlon
Former Alexandria resident Jen Lenarz and Columbia Heights' Matthew Payne shattered the old Chain of Lakes Sprint Triathlon records in the overall female and male divisions at the 2009 event this past Saturday. Lenarz, 34, a resident of Apple Valley, set the new record time in the...
May 13, 2009 - 10:03am
April 10, 2009
Equipping Believers series continues
Growing in confirmation, growing in hearing the voice of the Lord, and the difference between Old and New Testament prophetic is the focus of the next Equipping Believers seminar given by Brian Fenimore. The seminar will take place Saturday, April 18 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at House...
April 10, 2009 - 12:00am
April 3, 2009
Magaard FCA speaker
The Alexandria Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) will hold its Easter breakfast on Thursday, April 9, from 6:30-7:30 a.m. at the Broadway Ballroom in Alexandria. Teryl Townsend Magaard, an Alexandria graduate who was active in volleyball and FCA, will be the featured speaker. Magaard...
April 3, 2009 - 12:00am
March 27, 2009
Alexandria Chamber sets legislative policy
Don't cut local government aid. Lift the ban on nuclear plants. Maintain educational funding.
March 27, 2009 - 12:00am
March 25, 2009
Extension offers food safety certification and renewal courses in Alexandria
The University of Minnesota Extension is offering two courses to help food service establishments meet the educational requirement for certified food managers. The initial certification course, called ServSafe, will be offered on Tuesday, April 28 at the Douglas County Extension...
March 25, 2009 - 12:00am
March 20, 2009
Snowmobile race: King of Ice
Justin Marthaler and Andy Radil of the RFN race team, sponsored by Urbank Machine Inc. of Parkers Prairie, traveled to Cable, Wisconsin last...
March 20, 2009 - 12:00am
March 18, 2009
MDA accepting applications for directory of Minnesota Organic Farms
Certified organic producers located in Minnesota have until March 31 to apply for a free listing in the Minnesota Department of Agriculture's (MDA) 2009 Directory of Minnesota Organic Farms. MDA developed the annual directory with funding from the U.S. Department of Agriculture and...
March 18, 2009 - 12:00am
Still time to nominate someone to school hall of fame
The Alexandria Public Schools Education Foundation is seeking nominations for its next "class" of Hall of Fame inductees. The Education Foundation established the "Alumni Hall of Fame" in an effort to honor outstanding alumni, or for any staff or faculty member, who have earned significant...
March 18, 2009 - 12:00am
March 6, 2009
Tom Sinning inducted into builders' hall of fame
Alexandria native Tom Sinning of Marvin Windows was presented with the state building industry's most prestigious award - being inducted into the Minnesota Building Industry's Hall of Fame. Sinning was among a select group of 15 honorees who were recognized last weekend by the Builders...
March 6, 2009 - 12:00am
Girl Scouts seek 'Women of Excellence'
Girl Scouts of Minnesota and Wisconsin Lakes and Pines join Girl Scouts around the nation to celebrate Girl Scout Week, March 8-14. The week honors the 97th anniversary of Girl Scouting in the U.S. In the Alexandria area, Girl Scout Week is a time to call for nominations for the...
March 6, 2009 - 12:00am
March 4, 2009
Free video course offers advice for getting out of debt
Worried about your finances? Struggling with a mountain of debt? Wondering how you will keep your home? The Unity Foundation of Alexandria will soon present a series of video presentations that will provide help and advice - for free. The "Dave Ramsey Total Money Makeover" will...
March 4, 2009 - 12:00am
February 20, 2009
Verizon change affects 65 workers
Sixty-five customer service employees at the Verizon Wireless office in Alexandria will soon be looking for new work. The company notified employees last week that it would be "transitioning" all of its customer service operations in Alexandria to other Verizon call centers, effective...
February 20, 2009 - 12:00am