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Out and About: Osakis Festival (with video)
Law enforcement blotter: June 30, 2015
Motorcycle fatalities on the rise
Great showing at Awake the Lakes Ribfest
Old TVs, computers are gone in a flash
Hartmann reflects on 22 years
Sports schedule for Wednesday, July 1
Alex Legion splits at Detroit Lakes
Alex closes season's first-half with offensive clinic
Osakis hosts 35th Lions Walleye Tourney
Annual tour features garden beauty
How will you celebrate the Fourth?
Music in the Gardens features Americana music
Take a Master Gardeners bus tour
Kortni Botzet 5K set for July 11
Wedding - Roers and Bergquist Welch
Births - Douglas County Hospital through June 23, 2015
Engaged - Kerns and Hvezda
Engaged - Warren and Gustafson
Births - Douglas County Hospital through June 14, 2015
Low-profile lurking mystery snails are in local lakes
Eagles Point access to close on Minnewaska
Walleyes on the move - finesse style
Bowfishing Challenge brings in 20 boats
Debra Piekarski, 61
Richard Schoeneck, 49
Artie Ommen, 90
Gary Becker, 59
Harold Becher, 87
Echo Press Editorial: Don’t let money doom your relationship
Observations from the archives, 1965: Alexandria Rotary sponsors new Glenwood club
In the Know: What’s with all the purple in town?
Sign up now for Senior Center Fun Run
Basics of supply and demand drive job market
Tour local farms during Festival of Farms
Partially hydrogenated oils to phase out of food
Follow precautions when spraying for soybean aphids
Gardening Tips: Conserve time and water while growing gardens
Organic farms happy to host commercial hives
Lind Family Funeral opens in Alexandria
Dr. Alan Quam DDS practice changes hands
Alexandria ranked 10th best place to start a business
Business legal advice available
Alexandria Public Schools retirees honored
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
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...
news / school
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
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,...
February 20, 2009 - 12:00am