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Douglas County preliminary tax levy shows 3.96 increase
Arrest made in Minneapolis crash that killed University of St. Thomas student
Gravel pit plan has Forada concerned; meeting set for Wednesday
Law Enforcement Blotter: Monday, September 18
Minnesota school accountability system up for review to meet federal standards
Tennis: Cardinals defeat Moorhead, 6-2
Tennis: Minnewaska adds loss and win to record
Blizzard hockey: Alexandria opens season with a weekend split
Soccer: Cards lose 6-2 to Moorhead despite Kuhn's two goals
Volleyball: WCA loses in three to Pelican Rapids
New musicians invited to Open Mic Night
Habitat for Humanity dedicates home, seeks more clients
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Essay contest: What stories can the stones tell?
Don & Betty Kuelbs
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Gary & Molly Buse
DNR release: Optimistic about Saturday's duck opener
Posted, but done properly? Rules, prosecuting case can be complicated
Mike Frisch: Cover more water
A whirlwind of a win: Alexandria anglers take big payday in first pro tournament
DNR roadside survey: Pheasant index down 26 percent
Betty Ruth Berry
Martha Lynn Greengo
Mary M. Odland
It's Our Turn: A whole lot of living to do
Observations from the Archives: 1967: Corn silk bandit robs Holmes City co-op
Letter: Bike helmets prevent brain injuries
Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down: Views from the Echo Press Editorial Board
It's Your Turn: Readers react to Wi-Fi on school buses
Dairy council seeks candidates
Tomato tasting at the library
What's wrong with my tomato plant?
There's still time to plant veggies
Haying and grazing OK on some Conservation Reserve land
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Feds allow more time for comment on Internet access
Alexandria ReStore remains open, plans expansion
Glenwood resort receives Century Resort designation
Minnesota adds 7,700 jobs in July; unemployment rate unchanged
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October 26, 2016
Otterness takes top honors in national field competition
Todd Otterness of Thunderstruck Retrievers and his golden retriever, Forman, took top honors for Golden Retriever AKC field competition by winning...
October 26, 2016 - 10:00am
August 21, 2013
Discovery Middle School to hold orientation, open house
Discovery Middle School in Alexandria will host an orientation session for all incoming 7th graders and for all 8th and 9th graders new to District 206 on Wednesday, August 28. Seventh grade students with green schedules will meet from 3 to 4 p.m. Seventh grade students with blue...
August 21, 2013 - 12:00am
Open Line show to feature speaker John O'Leary
Inspirational speaker and burn survivor John O'Leary will speak on Open Line Radio Monday, September 9 at 9 a.m. on Alexandria's KXRA 100.3 FM. By utilizing lessons learned from surviving childhood burns on 100 percent of his body, O'Leary seeks to inspire audiences to look deeply...
August 21, 2013 - 12:00am
August 16, 2013
Alexandria's Grimes takes second at state open
Alexandria Golf Club pro Lisa Grimes took second place in the Minnesota Women's State Open Championship on August 7 and 8 at the Wilds Golf Club in Prior Lake. Grimes shot a four-under par 140 over two days of competition, three shots back of first place Sarah Burnham.
August 16, 2013 - 12:00am
August 17, 2012
Grimes wins third Women's State Open
The last big tournament that Alexandria Golf Club head instructor Lisa Grimes played in was the U.S. Open where she missed the cut in a field...
August 17, 2012 - 12:00am
July 13, 2012
Grimes battles tough venue at U.S. Open
Alexandria's Lisa Grimes wasn't really ready for the call she got from the United States Golf Association (USGA) asking her to be a part of the...
July 13, 2012 - 12:00am
July 6, 2012
U.S. Women's Open: Grimes projected to miss cut
Alexandria golfer Lisa Grimes, playing in the 57th U.S. Women's Open, finished day two with a 6-over-par 78 to give her a total of 17-over par 161, missing the cut for the weekend finals. She tied for 153rd on day one of play as she finished with an 11-over-par 83. Brittany Lincicome,...
July 6, 2012 - 10:47am
Grimes added to U.S. Women's Open field
Three players were added to the field Thursday for the 2012 U.S. Women's Open Championship at Blackwolf Run July 5-8. Lisa Grimes, Alexandria Golf Club director of instruction, along with Aimee Neff of Carmel, Indiana and Angel Yin of Arcadia, California boost the field...
July 6, 2012 - 12:00am
September 21, 2011
Bethany community adult day services hosts open house
Celebrate "Adult Day Services Week" with Bethany Community's Day Services. There will be an open house on Friday, September 23 from 1:30 to 3 p.m., located in the Adult Day Services room in the lower level of Winona Shores Apartments, 1010 Lark Street, Alexandria. Enjoy memorabilia,...
September 21, 2011 - 12:00am
July 16, 2010
Play resumes at British Open, Lehman tied for eighth
Alexandria native Tom Lehman finished day two of the British Open with a 4-under-par 68. Combined with yesterday's 1-under-par 71, he now its tied for eighth at 5-under. Play at the British Open was suspended at 2:40 p.m. local time as stiff, gusting winds were causing balls to move...
July 16, 2010 - 9:27am
July 31, 2009
Swedberg wins Minnesota State Open
Alexandria's Brett Swedberg is known for collecting a lot of championships in his home town throughout his golf career. Swedberg was a Class...
July 31, 2009 - 12:00am
July 29, 2009
Open house at public works is Thursday
The Douglas County Board of Commissioners will host an open house from 3 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, July 30 at the new Douglas County Public Works facility located at 526 Willow Drive in Alexandria. The public is welcome to attend.
July 29, 2009 - 12:00am
March 18, 2009
Learning about violence
Last Thursday, an open house took place at Someplace Safe in Alexandria to celebrate the non-profit organization's two-year anniversary. The...
March 18, 2009 - 12:00am
March 6, 2009
Someplace Safe celebrates, plans open house for second anniversary
Domestic violence. Sexual assault.
March 6, 2009 - 12:00am
February 18, 2009
Tree Open House set for February 25
The Douglas Soil Water Conservation District (SWCD) will host its annual "Tree Open House" on Wednesday, February 25 at the USDA Service Center located at 900 Robert Street in Alexandria (behind the McDonald's on Highway 29 North). Stop in between 9:30 a.m. and 4 p.m. to enjoy some...
February 18, 2009 - 12:00am