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In the eye of Irma: Former Alexandria couple caught in hurricane
Soft lockdown lifted at West Central Area Secondary School
Law Enforcement Blotter: Wednesday, September 20
UPDATE: Driver identified in fatal motorcycle crash on I-94
Gravel pit ‘would ruin this little town’ neighbors say
Nice day for a run
Sports schedule for Thursday, Sept. 21
Cross country: Chargers see progress in Melrose
Cross Country: WCA sets records and takes first in Melrose
Tennis: Lakers sweep Melrose, 7-0
Country Blossom Farm holds baking, eating contests
Community Education classes available
Events promote talking about suicide
Ecumen gives look at daytime senior care
New musicians invited to Open Mic Night
Don & Betty Kuelbs
Gary & Molly Buse
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
Michelle Kay Miller
Lorraine K. Porter
Richard A. King
Harold M. Olson
Letter: Confederate statues promote division
Letter: No right way to protest
Echo Press Editorial: A wake-up call about drunk driving
In the Know: Armor - an unfortunate necessity
Observations from the Archives: 1992: Minnesotans pitch in after Hurricane Andrew hits
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
On The Street
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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July 22, 2017
Celebrating butter in Millerville
Children scramble to catch flying discs and candy during the annual Millerville Butter Days Festival Saturday afternoon. Other events throughout...
July 22, 2017 - 4:32pm
July 2, 2017
Red, white and blue weekend
The bearded man riding the Segway with a cow head at the front weaved his down the parade route waving and enjoying the beautiful afternoon...
July 2, 2017 - 6:27pm
May 29, 2017
Remembering those with us in spirit w/ videos
Jeremy Pedersen urged everyone to take a moment today, Memorial Day, to be still, to mourn and to make a commitment to always set aside time...
May 29, 2017 - 2:12pm
March 18, 2017
St. Patty's Day parade draws hundreds to Nelson
Costumed motorcycle riders make their way down the street in a parade during the St. Patty’s Day Bash in Nelson Saturday afternoon. Other activities...
March 18, 2017 - 3:22pm
October 1, 2016
Alex Homecoming parade fills Broadway: Cards take on Bemidji Lumberjacks
Crowds of people pack Broadway in Alexandria Saturday for the Homecoming parade. The Alexandria Cardinals football team will be taking on the...
October 1, 2016 - 12:25pm
July 15, 2016
Floating through a fun Fourth on Lake Geneva
Residents on Lake Geneva in Alexandria have been having a blast with an annual Fourth of July Boat Parade for more than 15 years. Participants...
July 15, 2016 - 12:00am
Eleven-year-old plans Fourth of July parade
Who says an 11-year-old can't change the world? That's the question Kya Burkey's mother, Wendy Fletcher of rural Alexandria, asked family and...
July 15, 2016 - 12:00am
July 6, 2016
Out and About around the county: Evansville Parade
Flags and hands were waving in Evansville Sunday afternoon as the community held its annual July Celebration. The Evansville Lions Club’s Grand...
July 6, 2016 - 12:00am
June 1, 2016
While Memorial Day weekend has become known to many as the kick off to summer in Minnesota and is often busy with traveling and activities, Memorial...
June 1, 2016 - 12:00am
March 12, 2016
St. Patty's parade, lots o'fun pop up in Nelson Saturday
What a day for a parade. Sunshine, warm temps and a festive atmosphere in downtown Nelson. Hundreds (yes, at least 200) of people lined the sidewalks...
March 12, 2016 - 4:49pm
November 28, 2015
Holiday lights roll down Broadway
Vehicles decked out in thousands of twinkling lights motored through downtown Alexandria Saturday as part of the first Celebration of Lights...
November 28, 2015 - 5:51pm
November 20, 2015
First lights parade now accepting float applications
The Downtown Merchants Association invites the public to take part in the first Celebration of Lights Parade on Saturday, November 28 at 5:30 p.m. in downtown Alexandria. All ages are encouraged to attend. Lighted floats are needed for the parade. It is open to businesses, nonprofits,...
November 20, 2015 - 12:00am
September 12, 2014
New high school celebrates first homecoming
With a new school year and new high school, Alexandria is gearing up to celebrate homecoming week at Alexandria Area High School (AAHS). The week is jam-packed with activities, including powder puff football and volleyball, coronation, alumni Hall of Fame inductee meet and greet,...
September 12, 2014 - 12:00am
July 4, 2014
Floatin' along on the Fourth of July
Dozens of boats took part in the 7th annual Ferrt Drive Pontoon Parade on Lake Osakis Friday afternoon. Each boat was decorated with a theme...
July 4, 2014 - 3:18pm
June 19, 2013
Two lives filled with music hit new high note
For Randy and Mary Morken of Alexandria, life has been a symphony filled with musical memories that began when they were just toddlers. For...
June 19, 2013 - 12:00am