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Sioux want court to grant them Minnesota land promised in 1862
Farmers frustrated with Dayton communications
Law enforcement blotter: Tuesday, Aug. 30
Group to pay $2,000 fine for illegal fireworks
Changes improve child support services
Volleyball: Osakis falls in three to Paynesville
Soccer: Alex boys, girls shut out by Brainerd
Girls tennis: Osakis rolls to pair of sweeps at home tri
Cross country: WCA boys win Morris meet, Osakis' Savageau places eighth
Girls swimming: Improvements present despite Cards' opening loss to Melrose
EVERYDAY GOURMET: Take care of extra zucchini by making noodle dishes
The search is on for Mrs. Douglas County
Aging Mastery Program offered
Class reunions scheduled
Hospice serves more than cancer patients
Births - Aug. 26, 2016
Engaged - Hanson and Lund
Births - through Aug. 12, 2016
Engaged - Dokken-McFann and Gran
Births - Aug. 3-8, 2016
Youth Day draws a huge crowd again
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
Brandon D. Randt
Myrtle Annette McKay
Carol J. Hansen
William 'Bill' Bretz
IN THE KNOW: Opioids carry serious risk of harm
From the Archives - 1991: Location decided for new library
EDITORIAL: Here's information that landlords, tenants should know
LETTER: Promote healthy foods in schools
LETTER: We need some backbone
What's wrong with my tomato plant?
Women invited to quarterly agriculture seminar
Producers should consider available assistance
Monarchs, roadsides and the law
Kensington represented in Princess Kay of the Milky Way
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
July 17, 2013
JO track and field: Three Alexandrians qualify for nationals
Three Alexandria area youth track and field athletes have qualified for the USATF Junior Olympic Championships on July 22 through 29 in Greensboro,...
July 17, 2013 - 12:00am
July 12, 2013
Special Olympians take gold at summer games
Six Special Olympic athletes from the Alexandria Area Gymnastic Club competed for medals at the 2013 State Summer Games that were held on June...
July 12, 2013 - 12:00am
June 26, 2013
Area 4 Special Olympics holds gymnastic meet
The Alex Area Gymnastic Club was the site for the 2013 Area 4 Special Olympic gymnastics meet held Saturday, May 11 at the Lakes Area Gymnastic facility with 20 athletes from Alex area, St. Cloud and Perham competed in both artistic and rhythmic events. The event began with the opening...
June 26, 2013 - 12:00am
April 24, 2013
Missy Erickson: Sights set on Rio
Olympic athletes don't often come from towns of 12,000 people. Then again, Olympic athletes don't ever conform to traditional standards. Alexandria's...
April 24, 2013 - 12:00am
August 10, 2012
Betts falls at London Olympics
Chas Betts, the grandson of Osakis' Nona Betts, saw his goal of coming home with an Olympic medal from the London games come up short last Monday. The 26-year-old from St. Michael-Albertville competed for Team USA in Greco-Roman wrestling. He dominated his first match in the games,...
August 10, 2012 - 12:00am
July 27, 2012
Olympics watchers: Open your Mince Pies and Britneys and hear the Cockney
Whether Rabbitting on the Nina with a Scots Bint or watchin' the bloomin' Olympics, yahr Britneys may pick up on some East Enders chewin' the fat in Cockney. Blimey, this is no Pork Pies, neither. Can you Adam and Eve it? No, this isn't another language: This is Cockney rhyming slang. Cockney...
July 27, 2012 - 12:00am
July 20, 2012
Special Olympics gymnasts at State Summer Games
The Alexandria Area Special Olympics Gymnastics Club sent 12 athletes to the 2012 State Summer Games in either rhythmic or artistic competition,...
July 20, 2012 - 12:00am
August 12, 2011
Special Olympics bocce ball team brings home 20 firsts
The Alexandria Area Special Olympics bocce team brought back 20 first place finishes from the Moorhead meet July 21. SPECIAL OLYMPICS BOCCE MOORHEAD MEET SINGLES FIRST PLACE - Casey Ohren, Darwin Delles, Gene Hoff, Gideon Hartsell, Heather Boisclair, Amanda Nelson, Steven Nye,...
August 12, 2011 - 12:00am
June 24, 2011
Track and field: Johnson breaks records, takes three firsts at JO state meet
Alexandria's Wensia Johnson may be only 13, but she has already set some lofty marks in the world of track and field. Johnson recently competed...
June 24, 2011 - 12:00am
June 3, 2011
Alexandria hosts Area 4 Special Olympics gymnasts
The Alexandria Special Olympics gymnastics team hosted the Area 4 meet on May 7 and took home plenty of top finishes. The meet included Alexandria,...
June 3, 2011 - 12:00am
November 12, 2010
Special Olympics bowlers host tourney
Dane Bellefeuille, Justin Hanson-Simmons and Matthew Froemming competed at the regional Special Olympics bowling competition in Duluth recently, with Froemming finishing first, Hanson-Simmons fourth and Bellefeuille fifth. The Alexandria Lakes Area squad also hosted the Area 4 competition...
November 12, 2010 - 12:00am
October 22, 2010
Special Olympians compete in Fall Festival golf
Alexandria Area Special Olympics golfers competed in the recent Minnesota Special Olympics Fall Festival at Oak Marsh Golf Club in Oakdale, competing in individual skills, and 3- and 9-hole competitions. More than 75 athletes, coaches and alternate shot partners competed in the event. The...
October 22, 2010 - 12:00am
October 1, 2010
Feldmann finalist for national honor
Alexandria's Carol Feldmann was recently honored for all she does with the Special Olympics organization by being named one of the five finalists for the Special Olympics North America 2010 Coach of the Year Award. The annual award is given to a Special Olympics coach who exceeds...
October 1, 2010 - 12:00am
September 24, 2010
Alexandria's Feldmann finalist for Special Olympics North America 2010 Coach of the Year
ALEXANDRIA, Minn. - Sept. 24, 2010 - Carol Feldmann of Alexandria, Minn. has been selected as a finalist for the Special Olympics North America 2010 Coach of the Year Award. The annual award is given to a Special Olympics coach in North America who exceed the highest standard of excellence...
September 24, 2010 - 10:09am
September 3, 2010
Special Olympics: Alexandria hosts Area 4 tournament
The Alexandria Special Olympics golf team hosted an Area 4 golf tournament in July, bringing in more than 70 athletes, coaches and unified partners...
September 3, 2010 - 12:00am