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Light Up the Night!
House in Evansville catches fire
Osakis celebrates Christmas Downtown
Search for missing teen leads to three arrests in Alexandria
County board OKs refunding of hospital bonds
Boys basketball: Cards falter late in loss to section power Detroit Lakes
Sports roundup from Friday, December 19
Sports roundup from Thursday, December 18
Pushing for a new identity
Cards continue their climb
Extra warmth for the holidays
Music video shoot reset for Monday
Veterans associations assist food shelf
You're invited to Christmas dinner
A gift of love
Engaged - Owen and Krause
Births - Douglas County Hospital through December 15, 2014
Births - Douglas County Hospital through November 30, 2014
Engaged - Pachan and Konzen
Engaged - Boyle and Sartore
Pheasant summit: Habitat improvements needed on private land
Controlling the common carp
Pheasant summit: Focus on improving private land habitat
Spring turkey hunting applications being accepted
Recipe for success: A look a few favorite venison recipes
Mayme Hokanson, 96
Memorial Service - Carl Kremer, 67
Reanie Mrnak, 87
Melvin Paradis, 75
Donald Huwe, 82
Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down: Views by the Echo Press
It's Our Turn: Holiday birthday myths debunked
Letter: Turn technology off for child’s development
Letter: The value of a quarter has risen
Letter: No one else can do it for you
Photo contest features birds for all seasons
More wildlife habitat approved
Last minute gifts for the constant gardener
Greater protection for specialty crop growers
Grant money available for agriculture teachers
Marine Corps League collects "Toys for Kids"
Solar Skies to close in Alexandria
Just a Jaunt’s $500 passport winner announced
Slumberland helps families during holidays
New building will house plumbing company
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...
Cardinals / Chargers / Lakers / Silverstreaks / panthers / sports / Knights
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...
Cardinals / sports
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...
Cardinals / sports
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...
country / food
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
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...
news / school
March 18, 2009 - 12:00am
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
March 6, 2009
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
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
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
Daughter of the American Revolution
Gladys never dreamed that someday she would live in Douglas County for more than 50 years. She grew up "out east," and as her life reflects, she followed the path of opportunity, just like her ancestors. The first path of opportunity began with the American Revolution. Her ancestors...
February 20, 2009 - 12:00am