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Live stream: Jacob Wetterling funeral service at 10 a.m. today
AgweekTV: Riding for cancer
Update: Fire reported at grain elevator in Brandon (w/video)
CAPITOL CHATTER: Minnesota Capitol not alone in renovation work
Law enforcement blotter: Thursday, Sept. 22
Blizzard hockey: Freeze edge Alex in the final period
Football: Morris remains unbeaten against Minnewaska
Blizzard hockey: Alex falls at New Ulm
Football: Christenson runs wild in win at Willmar
Area football scores from Friday, Sept. 24
Butterfly babies:Loss of twin sons at birth spurs involvement in memorial 5K
Love INC to host annual fundraiser
Life campaign gathers for the unborn
The Kingery Family presents music with a vision
Births - Sept. 23, 2016
Engaged - Schutta and Kelly
Engaged - Hanson and Arceneau
Births - Sept. 9, 2016
Births - Aug. 26, 2016
What makes a trophy hunter?
From Austin to Alex
Mike Frisch: Fall walleye tips
Morken: The final tune-ups before the season
Kathleen L. Haining
Franklin L. Cobb
Phillip O. Thompson
Sallie A. DeBoer
"Monty" Francis Hevern
EDITORIAL: How to survive a crash with a power pole
IN THE KNOW: A wonderful, vibrant area
LETTER: Heroic actions saved lives
IT'S OUR TURN: Photos and the First Amendment
EDITORIAL: Don't take emergency care for granted
Farm loan program offers options for on-farm storage
Watch tractors in action at Plow Day 2016
Improving yields and water quality
YOU ASKED: Who planted the sunflowers near interstate?
Extension Column: Now is the time to take cuttings from your favorite annuals
Website launched for small businesses, entrepreneurs
Bell Bank named among 'Best Banks to Work For'
Carlos Creek Winery honored for Business and Industrial Appreciation Day
Employers of the Year nominations sought
Lake Darling Resort to replace Viking Trail Resort
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
July 27, 2016
A knockout Party in the Street
Alexandria area residents were in the mood for a party Friday. They turned out in droves for the Alexandria Downtown Merchants Association’s...
July 27, 2016 - 12:00am
July 25, 2016
Crowds enjoy Party in the Street in Alexandria
People of all ages enjoy eating, drinking and listening to live music Friday evening at the Party in the Street in downtown Alexandria. One of...
July 25, 2016 - 9:28am
October 31, 2012
Out and About: 4-H Halloween party
Children were treated to an early jump on Halloween at the Lucky Star 4-H Club's Halloween Party at Forada City Hall Sunday. There were bicycle...
October 31, 2012 - 12:00am
February 11, 2011
Graduation party plans under way
Plans are under way for Jefferson High School's 30th annual alcohol-free graduation party, which will be held on Sunday, June 12 at the Runestone...
February 11, 2011 - 12:00am
February 4, 2011
Celebrate with friends in safe environment
Celebrate Recovery and Catalyst Church in Alexandria will host an alcohol-free Super Bowl party on Sunday, February 6 at 5:15 p.m. in the L'Homme Dieu Room at Arrowwood Resort in Alexandria. Everyone is welcome. Snacks and beverages are provided, with a suggested donation of $5 for...
February 4, 2011 - 12:00am
April 30, 2010
Cinco de Mayo event to take place at ATC
The Alexandria Technical College will host the "World Celebrations of Cultures - Cinco de Mayo." The event will take place at the college on Wednesday, May 5 from 4 to 8 p.m. There will be music, ethnic foods, dancing, artisans and more.
April 30, 2010 - 12:00am
January 27, 2010
Graduation party plans under way
Plans are under way for the 29th annual alcohol-free graduation party, which will be held on Sunday, June 13 at the Runestone Community Center....
January 27, 2010 - 12:00am
November 4, 2009
Hatching some Halloween fun
Nyla Klein, 2, of Alexandria and her mother, Tara, enjoyed one of the stations at the Early Childhood Family Education Halloween party Saturday...
November 4, 2009 - 12:05am
August 5, 2009
Getting to know your neighbor
After reading an article in the July 17 Echo Press by the Alex Area Stewards about getting to know your neighbor, about 30 ladies attended a...
August 5, 2009 - 12:00am
December 31, 2008
Two New Year's Eve parties in Alexandria offer fun, safe ways to celebrate
Looking for a fun, safe place to celebrate New Year's Eve tonight? Here are a couple of options in Alexandria: The Cardinal Leaders from Jefferson High School in Alexandria is hosting a free party for families to come and hang out from 5 to 8 p.m. on New Year's Eve. The event will...
December 31, 2008 - 12:00am
December 29, 2008
Free skate, party offered New Year's Eve
Looking for a fun, safe place to celebrate the New Year's Eve? The Cardinal Leaders from Jefferson High School in Alexandria is hosting a free party for families to come and hang out from 5 to 8 p.m. on New Year's Eve. The event will take place at the Runestone Community Center...
December 29, 2008 - 12:00am
New Year's Eve Party offers safe, free fun
First Baptist Church of Alexandria will host a New Year's Eve Party on Wednesday, December 31 at 7 p.m. that's open to the public. This event is for any person who would like to celebrate New Year's Eve in a fun, safe atmosphere. Single persons and families alike are invited. "We...
December 29, 2008 - 12:00am
December 25, 2008
Glenwood and Beyond to host New Year's Eve Gala
Glenwood and Beyond is proud to announce the third annual New Year's Eve Gala at the Lakeside Ballroom in Glenwood. This year's event, set for Wednesday, December 31, will begin with a social hour at 6 p.m. Dinner will be served at 7:30 p.m. and features prime rib, potato, vegetable,...
December 25, 2008 - 12:00am
October 10, 2008
Editorial - Here are our guidelines for political letters
With the political races heating up, now is a good time to remind readers of the Echo Press' guidelines for political letters to the editor. As in the past, letters to the editor that endorse a particular candidate or political party will be charged 5 cents per word. The newspaper...
October 10, 2008 - 12:00am
October 3, 2008
How big should a dock be?
Minnesota is the Land of 10,000 Lakes, and thousands more docks. In recent years, docking issues have become a growing concern in the state, as outdated laws have failed to keep pace with the changes in the kinds of structures being put into Minnesota lakes. "The rules regarding...
October 3, 2008 - 12:00am