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UPDATE: Le Homme Dieu drowning victim identified
Still time to attend Vikingland Builder's Association Home Tour this weekend
Don't get ripped off at State Fair
Minnesota wolf population stable
Viking Speedway: Thoennes holds off Zach Johnson as curfew ends things early
Volleyball: Osakis goes 2-2 at Albany Tournament
Sports schedule for Saturday, August 27
Girls tennis: Osakis ties for seventh at Delano tourney
Girls soccer: Tie tests Alex to begin season
Underwater Art: Decoys on display in Evansville
Robby Vee finishes out summer concert series
Harper's Chord comes to Carlos Creek Winery
Alpha Course teaches basics of faith
Strive to be a foundation for others
Births - Aug. 26, 2016
Engaged - Hanson and Lund
Births - through Aug. 12, 2016
Engaged - Dokken-McFann and Gran
Births - Aug. 3-8, 2016
DNR to close Mille Lacs walleye season next month
Morken: What the numbers say about declining hunters and anglers
Stringer full of walleyes
Work begins on statewide deer management plan
A big bass for Beau
Carol J. Hansen
William 'Bill' Bretz
Brandon D. Randt
Clara "Clair" A. Gustafson
Bernard "Bernie" V. Dulski
COMMENTARY: What they're fighting over
COMMENTARY: Clean Power Plan will penalize Minnesota
IT'S OUR TURN: Recalling the dawn of the digital age; facing its challenges
EDITORIAL: Long wait for mental health care must be fixed
IN THE KNOW: Leadership Alexandria is unique blend with strong return
Producers should consider available assistance
Monarchs, roadsides and the law
A century of family and faith
Kensington represented in Princess Kay of the Milky Way
Kalpin family recognized as 2016 U of M Farm Family
MMFCU concludes 60 Days of Giving campaign
Community solar program shining for REA
Chamber Ambassadors visit three local businesses
Celeste Edenloff returns to Echo Press
Dew Drop Inn changes ownership
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