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Best of the Lakes Area Large Employer
Holiday Train stops in Alexandria
Best of the Lakes Area Fitness Club, Child Care
Talent, generosity shine at Jingle Bells
Minnesota State, faculty union agree on new contract
Sports schedule for Tuesday, Dec. 12
Eden Prairie's Montero named Minnesota's Mr. Football
Girls basketball: Shorthanded Chargers fall at CGB
Wrestling: Cards finish fifth in Barrett
Girls Basketball: Minnewaska knocks off Lakeview at home
A space for young learners: Library exhibit combines science and art
One page at a time: Library can help you through the holidays
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
Donors can swap books for wine
A family affair: Three generations of women keep salon growing
Helping African firefighters
Cross-country bicyclist to stop in Alexandria
Just for Kix hosts annual dance show
Extremely rare Canada lynx spotted in Minnesota's Chippewa National Forest
Mike Frisch: Icing winter walleyes
Local hunters keep an eye on CWD developments
Morken: Make the most of this final month
Five cases of CWD confirmed in southeastern Minnesota
Linda L. Moske
Bob Alden Helie
Sarah Ruth (Benson) Cheshire
Our Turn: Echo Press saves taxpayers money
LETTER: Farm bill renewal is in sight
LETTER: Peterson should ignore bad advice
Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down
LETTER: Military requires harassment training
Extension schedules land rent meeting for farmers, landowners
Managing boxelder bugs as the cold sets in
Step away from that pruning saw!
Going far with 4-H horses
County crafting buffer compliance rules
On The Street
Bello Cucina abruptly closes doors for good
Dollar District closing Sunday, Nov. 26
On The Street
KCCO going away, but CBS signal may stay
hires and promotions
on the street
October 26, 2017
Chamber music to range from Bach to Bartok
Musicians from the Central Lakes Symphony Orchestra will perform music from Bach to Bartok during a chamber music concert at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 29, at the Alexandria United Methodist Church, 2210 6th Ave. East in Alexandria. Chamber music takes its name from the small rooms or...
October 26, 2017 - 1:35pm
June 5, 2017
Dueling pianos Sunday at Alexandria senior center
Blind musician David Leathers of St. Cloud and pianist and accordionist Greta Lee will perform together at the Alexandria Senior Citizen Center...
June 5, 2017 - 8:10am
May 23, 2017
Christian singer returns to Alex area
Christian singer, songwriter and speaker Peder Eide will return to the area for a special Memorial Day weekend performance at St. Luke's Lutheran Church in Garfield. Eide, a music ambassador for child advocacy ministry Compassion International, will perform Friday,, May 6, from...
May 23, 2017 - 8:51am
April 28, 2017
Story of 1900s seamstress to be performed at ATCC
The Inclusion Network and Ten Thousand Things Theatre will present a performance of "Intimate Apparel" by Lynn Nottage and directed by Austene Van on Tuesday, May 2, at 6:30 p.m. at Alexandria Technical and Community College, Business and Information Technology Center, Room 743. "Intimate...
April 28, 2017 - 7:24am
March 17, 2017
Sweetwater Revival to give concert of hope, encouragement
Elim Lutheran Church in rural Osakis will present the female southern gospel quartet Sweetwater Revival in concert on Saturday, March 25 at 4...
March 17, 2017 - 11:00am
Registration open for Prairie Fire's 'Tom Sawyer'
Registration is now open for Prairie Fire Children's Theatre's 31st annual day camp. This year's production is the American classic "Tom Sawyer." The camp will be held from noon to 5 p.m. the week of July 31 to Aug. 4, with three performances on the weekend, Aug. 4-6. The camp and...
March 17, 2017 - 10:00am
February 15, 2017
Koo Koo Kanga Roo to perform family-friendly concert
The Douglas County Library will host music group Koo Koo Kanga Roo on Monday, Feb. 20, at 6:30 p.m. at the Lincoln Elementary gymnasium in Alexandria....
February 15, 2017 - 6:15pm
July 1, 2016
LETTER: Performance brought standing ovation
To the editor: I live 3-1/2 hours from Alexandria but I am very impressed with the many forward-progressive ideas and talent you folks do and bring to town. I was enthralled with your bringing Coach Tracy Claeys to town and his message for the great cause your community was doing...
July 1, 2016 - 12:00am
August 7, 2015
Minnesota Adult and Teen Challenge Choir to perform at Lake Community
Lake Community Church in Alexandria will host the Minnesota Adult and Teen Challenge (MnTC) Choir in a free performance on Sunday, August 9 at the 9 a.m. service. The event is open to the public and all are welcome. The choir’s contemporary gospel and praise songs will be accompanied...
August 7, 2015 - 12:00am
Cassie and the Bobs to perform Thursday
Cassie and the Bobs will perform at the Red Willow Arts Coalition free concert on Thursday, August 13 on the lawn at the Douglas County Courthouse...
August 7, 2015 - 12:00am
September 12, 2014
Radio theater presents two-show performance
Lakes Area Theatre (LAT) in Alexandria is offering the following productions this week: ON STAGE LAT will present the live recording of two shows by playwright Mike Murphy on September 13 at 7 p.m. The first show is a drama entitled I Wish Tonight. The second show is a fantasy...
September 12, 2014 - 12:00am
September 10, 2014
Bat Bennett to perform
Nationally touring solo performer Bat Bennett will bring his show to various venues in Alexandria for his third visit to the area. He will...
September 10, 2014 - 12:00am
August 15, 2014
Sunrise Trio to perform at Mount Carmel
The Sunrise Trio, a group of three women with a piano, violin, and cello, will hold a concert at Mount Carmel Ministries on Wednesday, August...
August 15, 2014 - 12:00am
Charles Johnson to perform at Mount Carmel
Charles Johnson, an inspired baritone soloist, will bring his powerful renditions of sacred music classics to Mount Carmel Ministries near Alexandria. Accompanied by keyboardist Dale Niehaus, the performance will embrace the philosophy of Martin Luther, “… for besides theology,...
August 15, 2014 - 12:00am
August 8, 2014
Singer/songwriter Nate Houge to perform at Alexandria First Lutheran
Nate Houge, garage folk singer, will perform on Saturday, August 16 and Sunday, August 17 at First Lutheran Church in Alexandria. On Saturday,...
August 8, 2014 - 12:00am