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Will Alexandria host Governor's Fishing Opener?
Man dies in Otter Tail crash as wintry weather returns
Helicopter crash victim now in dispute with employer
Meeting to explore effects of Agent Orange on veterans
Speaker promotes the power of positivity
Sports schedule for Thursday, April 27
Adapted Bowling: Alex PI team takes two-pin win
Boys Golf: Alexandria endures weather, wins fourth straight meet
Track and Field: Ludwig first in both throwing events
Softball: Sixth inning sinks Cards at Apollo
Lakes Area Radio Theatre hosts two classic shows
Kensington Area Heritage Society announces Saturday event
Evansville Art Center presents 22nd annual Poetry Night
Educational event helps families manage autism in their home
Gala to feature student-made items in silent auction
Engaged - Schmidt and Murray
Engaged - Harstad and Engebretson
Wedding - Von Bank and Hoelscher
Wedding - Skudlarek and Oestreich
Births - March 31, 2017
Mike Frisch: Catch bigger fish
Morken: No better time than now for turkey hunting in Minnesota
Worth the drive: Wyoming produces on opening morning
Mike Frisch: Which jig is the right jig for walleyes?
A walk in the woods is always worth it
Robert Joseph Schlosser
Jarrin "Jerry" Stark
Letter: Peterson's office: Big hat, no cattle
Echo Press editorial: Shed more light on unclaimed property
It's Our Turn: Is it just a game?
Letter: Sanctuary cities are lunacy
COMMENTARY: Don't shortchange students
Robin Trott: Five steps to conserving water in your garden
Steve Frericks: Ask for help in tough times
Extension to offer low-tunnel strawberry workshop
Minnesota Farmers Union to host rural issues discussion
Agriculture going strong in Douglas County
Chamber introduces new networking event
ATCC Foundation holds scholarship recognition event
Carlos Creek Winery honored at Progress Minnesota event
Tech company sprouts from the ground up
A restaurant revival
hires and promotions
On The Street
April 9, 2012
State parks in prairie regions take precautions against fires
Due to the extended drought experienced in many prairie areas, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Parks and Trails Division is taking precautions to safeguard state park visitors. The precautions include: --Thirty- to 40-foot control lines that may have been...
April 9, 2012 - 2:40pm
April 4, 2012
A park, a trail and a breather for library
A tiny voice was heard in the background at the March 27 county board meeting. She wasn't presenting before the board, but watched as her father...
April 4, 2012 - 12:00am
March 29, 2012
Reservations due by April 10 for seasonal, monthly camping at Minnesota state parks
Reservations for seasonal and monthly camping opportunities, which are available at a select number of Minnesota state parks, are due by April 10, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) said. Visitors can stay for a month or even a full season, which runs May 4 - Sept...
March 29, 2012 - 3:49pm
March 23, 2012
State park reservation service resumes
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources' (DNR) new state park and recreation area reservation system is operational again. The new online...
March 23, 2012 - 12:00am
October 21, 2011
Douglas County Board supports application for Kensington Rune Stone Park work
A resolution to support the Kensington Rune Stone Park project was brought before the board of commissioners and passed October 11. Park Superintendent Al Lieffort presented the resolution to the board to act as legal sponsor in application for a Minnesota Park Legacy Grant. The...
October 21, 2011 - 12:00am
July 18, 2011
Art. Entertainment. Food. Fun.
Unique art. Talented entertainers. Mouthwatering food. Friends and fun. All can be found at the 36th annual Art in the Park, to be held at Alexandria City Park Saturday, July 30, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Sunday, July 31, from 9:30 a.m.
July 18, 2011 - 12:11pm
March 30, 2011
County park decision stirs up residents
Chalk it up to confusion, but they're giving it another go. The Douglas County Board has scheduled a special meeting for Thursday, March 31, at 10 a.m. to again consider the Lake Brophy Park Legacy Grant application request. On March 22, Douglas County Parks Superintendent Al Lieffort...
March 30, 2011 - 12:00am
March 9, 2011
1218259 Public Hearing - Park Grant
Public Hearing Publish March 9, 2011 PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE Please take notice that the Douglas County Commissioners will be holding a Public Hearing on Tuesday, March 22, 2011 at 9:05 a.m.
March 9, 2011 - 12:00am
March 4, 2011
Artists invited to submit park sculpture proposals
Minnesota artists are invited to submit proposals to design, create and install a permanent public art sculpture in Big Ole/Central Park in Alexandria. Special consideration will be given to artists living in the Lake Region Arts Council (LRAC) Region, which includes the counties...
March 4, 2011 - 12:00am
October 29, 2010
Name a new park
Here's a chance to make one of your ideas last for generations to come. Name a park. The Alexandria City Council and its park committee are...
October 29, 2010 - 12:00am
August 4, 2010
Building Connections sponsors free family events
Bring your family, friends and neighbors to Alexandria City Park for free interactive evenings of music and movement. Music in the Park is back by popular demand and will be held in a four-week series on Thursday evenings. The first event was held July 29; remaining events will...
August 4, 2010 - 12:00am
June 25, 2010
Runestone park expands
Representatives from the Kensington Runestone Park Foundation (KRPF), U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFW) and Pheasants Forever (PF) were present...
June 25, 2010 - 12:00am
June 9, 2010
Sold! Land sale finalized to expand Kensington Runestone Park
Since 2008, the Douglas County Parks Department has been working on a land acquisition project at Kensington Runestone Park. The goal: Expand...
June 9, 2010 - 12:00am
Lots to explore at state park Saturday
Some Douglas County families travel hundreds of miles to go camping. But they can find plenty of outdoor fun in their own backyard - at Lake Carlos State Park. This Saturday is a good time to check it out. Lake Carlos State Park is having an open house on June 12.
June 9, 2010 - 12:00am
May 28, 2010
Track and field: Streaks win Prairie titles, finish second at Park Region
When it comes to Prairie Conference track titles, the Osakis Silverstreaks count their in multiples. Wednesday, the Streak girls earned their ninth straight championship and the boys added their second consecutive crown. "The competition in our conference is very good this year,"...
May 28, 2010 - 12:00am