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Out and About

October 1, 2014
Served up in a huge frying pan full of tater tot hot dish, Carlos Creek Winery attempted to set a record for the World’s Largest Hot Dish. Alexandria Iron and Metal custom-crafted the pan, which measured 5-feet across, and Depot Express catered in par-cooked hot dish, which was finished on the winery’s fire pit. A gigantic loaf of French bread was also served.
Out and About - Warm fall weekend
October 1, 2014 - 12:00am
September 17, 2014
Out and About - Grape Stomp takes over the weekend
September 17, 2014 - 12:00am
August 6, 2014
Shadrach Mountjoy helped his sister, Hadassah, toward the finish line in the pedal tractor pull. (Carly Snell/Echo Press)
Out and About - Small town summer fun
August 6, 2014 - 12:00am
July 30, 2014
(Annie Harman/Echo Press)
Out and About - Art in the Park
July 30, 2014 - 12:00am
July 23, 2014
The Boesen Brothers brothers, (back, left to right) John and Bernie, (front, left to right) Melvin and Gary, served in the Vietnam War and came out in uniform to participate in Saturday’s parade.
Out and About - Millerville and Miltona festivals
July 23, 2014 - 12:00am
July 16, 2014
Dozens of boats were on display during the 27th annual Minnesota Lakes Maritime Museum’s annual Classic Boat Show Saturday at Arrowwood Resort and Conference Center in Alexandria. The show included classic watercraft from manufacturers such as Chris Craft, Gar Wood, Alexandria Boat Works and others. Above: This 1939 17-foot Larson “Falls Flier” was the only split cockpit inboard flier ever built. (Courtney Bitzan/Echo Press)
Out and About - Gardens, boats, cars and celebrations
July 16, 2014 - 12:00am
July 2, 2014
The Awake the Lakes Ribfest had enough ribs for everyone. (Tara Bitzan/Echo Press)
Out and About - Lakes area alive with activity
July 2, 2014 - 12:00am
June 25, 2014
Once the rain stopped, the band, the Pistol Whippin’ Party Penguins, continued its performance “unplugged.” (Amy Chaffins/Echo Press)
Out and About - Rain pauses Music in the Gardens
June 25, 2014 - 12:00am
June 12, 2014
Members of the Alexandria American Legion marched flags into the hangar before the dance began. (Al Edenloff/Echo Press)play button
Out and About - Hangar Dance
June 12, 2014 - 10:16am
April 30, 2014
Members of the Alexandria Jefferson High School Pop Group perform for luncheon attendees.
Out and About - ACTC fundraising luncheon
April 30, 2014 - 12:00am
Members of the Alexandria Jefferson High School Pop Group perform for luncheon attendees.
Out and About - ACTC fundraising luncheon
April 30, 2014 - 12:00am
April 23, 2014
Erickson’s Petting Zoo celebrated its seventh annual Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday. (Annie Harman/Echo Press)
Out and About - Easter eggs and baby animals
April 23, 2014 - 12:00am
April 9, 2014
One of the 81 couples who attended the Osakis prom grand march were Levi Eastlund and Ashley Waldvogel. (Al Edenloff/Echo Press)
Out and About - Osakis prom
April 9, 2014 - 12:00am
March 26, 2014
PSEO students Zach Lamb (left) and Bryce Klang worked on a Mechatronics project in the high school division of SkillsUSA at the ATCC. (Lowell Anderson/Echo Press)
Out and About - ATCC SkillsUSA competitions
March 26, 2014 - 12:00am
March 19, 2014
Northern carvings that were a part of a competition sponsored 
by Pete’s County Market were on display near the main entrance.
Out and About - Rudy Zwieg Decoy and Sporting Collectible Show
March 19, 2014 - 12:00am