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One-room Minnesota schoolhouse student, now 96, and her teacher, 107, reunite
Getting a jump on spring
Alexandria junior earns perfect score on ACT
Meet the new Pet of the Week: Ratchet (w/video)
Law enforcement blotter: Wednesday, March 22
Panthers' Denny looks forward with almost entire team intact from runner-up finish
Morken's musings: Reason to believe in Gophers future
Where are they now: Duwenhoegger wins MIAC shot put title
Paulson honored as Knights MVP
Four B-E players named LEC, Pheasant all-league
Cancer benefit is set for Randy Beman
Organic Gardening Club to host barn dance
LIBRARY NEWS: Finding the time to read
Nowells to speak about merging of sports, Christianity
Sweetwater Revival to give concert of hope, encouragement
Births - March 17, 2017
Births - March 8, 2017
Engaged - Freiderich and Blumhoefer
Births - March 3, 2017
Engaged - Lee and Dybdal
Mike Frisch: What's my walleye line?
Art of every size, shape and color
DNR release: Catch-and-release summer walleye season announced for Mille Lacs
Carvers coming to the RCC
Bald eagles migrating back to Minnesota
Lynnette "Lynn" M. Kalina
Betty A. Dittberner
Christina Michelle Jackson
IN THE KNOW: Alexandria is top micropolitan in Minnesota
LETTER: Asking nicely; this time only
LETTER: Please don't litter
LETTER: Don't doubt that people want jobs
GUEST EDITORIAL: Sail a course to Real ID
Agriculture going strong in Douglas County
Douglas County Master Gardeners present Let's Get Growing workshop
Wussows named a Yieldmaster contest winner
Nominate a Farm Mom of the Year
Selecting fragrant flowers for your cutting garden
Coffee lover branches out: Alexandria man turns roasting into a side business
Ecumen Bethany Community receives Customer Experience Award
Parkers Prairie bar and grill is first to serve liquor
Dilley Zimny Insurance named a Circle of Excellence Agency
Ecumen Bethany Community receives workforce grant
hires and promotions
On The Street
Out and About
July 29, 2015
Out and About: Art in the Park
The 40th annual Art in the Park was held in Alexandria’s City Park on Saturday, July 25 and Sunday, July 26. More than 100 vendors showcasing...
July 29, 2015 - 12:00am
July 22, 2015
Out and About: Miltona and Millerville
Miltona and Millerville were the places to be last weekend as both communities held celebrations that were chock-full of food, fun and entertainment. Miltona...
July 22, 2015 - 12:00am
July 15, 2015
Out and About: Busy weekend in Douglas County
There was no shortage of things to do in Douglas County this weekend. From the annual Carlos Daze to the Central Lakes Cruzers car show in...
July 15, 2015 - 12:00am
July 8, 2015
Out and About: Evansville Fourth of July Celebration
Evansville hosted its annual Fourth of July celebration this past weekend, with a wide variety of activities. The event kicked off Friday...
July 8, 2015 - 12:00am
July 1, 2015
Out and About: Osakis Festival (with video)
The 47th annual Osakis Festival provided fun for all ages over the weekend. Activities included a Senior Citizens Day, children’s games in...
July 1, 2015 - 8:40am
June 24, 2015
Out and About: Kensington Rune Stone Days
Kensington Rune Stone Days this past weekend offered plenty to do for everyone over the course of the three-day celebration. Sunny skies greeted...
June 24, 2015 - 12:00am
June 10, 2015
Out and About: Alexandria graduation
Hundreds of community members gathered in the new Alexandria Area High School (AAHS) gymnasium Sunday to celebrate this year’s graduates. The...
June 10, 2015 - 8:56am
June 3, 2015
Out and About: Concerts on the Courthouse Lawn
The popular “Concerts on the Courthouse Lawn” performances in Alexandria began last Thursday with a rousing show by 57 Chevy. Sponsored...
June 3, 2015 - 12:00am
May 6, 2015
Out and About: Busy weekend for the county
Douglas County was teeming with activity this past week. The Taste of Douglas County was held at the Broadway Ballroom in Alexandria Thursday....
May 6, 2015 - 12:00am
April 29, 2015
Out and About: The Traveling Trunk Show
Roughly 100 kids gathered Monday for a “moo-ving” presentation of The Traveling Trunk Show by author David LaRochelle and illustrator Mike...
April 29, 2015 - 12:00am
April 15, 2015
Out and About: Alexandria prom
Alexandria Area High School (AAHS) students had the opportunity to show off their prom formalwear on Saturday before engaging in a night of dancing. AAHS...
April 15, 2015 - 12:00am
April 8, 2015
Out and About: Easter celebrations
Easter weekend was a busy one in Douglas County with religious events, fun activities for children and a new exercise option from the Alexandria...
April 8, 2015 - 12:00am
April 1, 2015
Out and About: Lifestyles Expo
T he 21st annual Lifestyles Expo, presented by the Echo Press, drew a big crowd at the Viking Plaza in Alexandria Saturday. The event featured...
April 1, 2015 - 12:00am
March 18, 2015
Out and About - An archery and vintage car weekend
Douglas County was a good place to be for archery and vintage car show enthusiasts last weekend. The Vintage Car Club of Alexandria hosted a...
March 18, 2015 - 12:00am
March 4, 2015
Out and About: Someplace Safe Vintage Tea
The Someplace Safe sixth annual Vintage Tea took place on Saturday, February 28 at Living Waters Church in Alexandria. Nearly a full house was...
March 4, 2015 - 12:00am