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Jingling bells start Red Kettle Campaign
Historical society bake sale Dec. 1
Echo Press holiday lights contest returns
Meeting to discuss B-E school buildings
Holiday blood drive planned
Where are they now: Hasz sisters, Runge wrap up seasons at nationals
Boys basketball: Lakers hoping for a big start
Racing Across the Sky
Osakis girls basketball: New faces in place
Boys basketball: Knights small but mighty
Donors can swap books for wine
A family affair: Three generations of women keep salon growing
College to show film about Rwanda war crimes
New Year's Eve in November for Newcomers
Dave & Jean Schonberg
Larry & Terry Sather
Mike Frisch: Lessons on fishing clearer waters
A rare mule deer sighting near Alexandria
DNR: Seven deer presumed positive for CWD in area 603 after initial test
Finally his turn
Opening morning memory
Susan Jean Erickson
Ann M. Nussbaum
Gary D. Nokes
1917: Sudden roaring storm claims a life
OUR TURN: What are you thankful for?
LETTER: Supportive of Franson's tweet
LETTER: Disappointed with Franson's remarks
COMMENTARY: The amazing impact of community giving
Extension schedules land rent meeting for farmers, landowners
Managing boxelder bugs as the cold sets in
Step away from that pruning saw!
Going far with 4-H horses
County crafting buffer compliance rules
On The Street
KCCO going away, but CBS signal may stay
Laven re-elected to the state chamber board
Alex born company now part of global high-tech firm
UPDATED: 2 Minnesota Target stores closing
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