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Update: Downpour causes flooding but minimal damage
UPDATE: Drowning victim was a boat mechanic with 'a huge heart'
Motorcycle run to raise awareness of mental illness
Law enforcement blotter: Friday, August 26 through Sunday, August 28
Man arrested after shots fired at Spicer Zorbaz
Girls tennis: Landmark wins fuel Cards' undefeated start
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
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
Youth Day draws a huge crowd again
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
Brandon D. Randt
Myrtle Annette McKay
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
January 6, 2016
Piano master class highlights three students
Pianist Dr. Ann DuHamel will present a piano master class for the Minnesota Music Teachers Association (MMTA) together with the Alexandria Area...
January 6, 2016 - 12:00am
August 29, 2013
Alexandria Area Music Teachers Association provides music education
The Alexandria Area Music Teachers Association (AAMTA), a local music teachers' organization affiliated with state and national groups, has been bringing music education opportunities to students and teachers throughout the years. Local membership consists of private music teachers...
August 29, 2013 - 4:37pm
May 17, 2013
Area music students qualify for state honors concert
Lauren Landowski, Bethany Hellem and Camilla Bjorklund, Douglas County music students, will perform at the Minnesota Music Teachers Association...
May 17, 2013 - 12:00am
April 3, 2013
A realist and a dreamer set out to make history
Heidi Hansen and Marcia Benson are in the music making business. The women are composers and recently started a business selling their piano...
April 3, 2013 - 12:00am
March 1, 2013
Area piano students to give recital Sunday
Several area piano students will perform in a recital on Sunday, March 3 at 2:30 p.m. at Calvary Lutheran Church in Alexandria. Winners of the Alexandria Area Music Teachers Association preliminary contest and the Central Lakes Music Club Festival were invited to perform in this...
March 1, 2013 - 12:00am
February 20, 2013
Out and About: Valentine music
On Valentine's Day, shoppers at Elden's Fresh Foods in Alexandria were treated to something not normally found in a grocery store - a live grand...
February 20, 2013 - 12:00am
May 16, 2012
Five area pianists to perform at State Honors Concert
Five students from the studios of local piano teachers Ruth Aaseng, Marcia Benson, Annette Helder and Wendy Lindlief will perform in 31 ensembles in the State Honors Concert at the Minneapolis Convention Center Auditorium on Saturday, May 19. The concert is held each year as the...
May 16, 2012 - 12:00am
February 29, 2012
Contest winners to give recital
After performing at the West District State Minnesota Music Teacher's Association (MMTA) Preliminary Piano Contest in January, the following...
February 29, 2012 - 12:00am
March 18, 2011
Central Lakes Concert Association presents Simon and Son
The Central Lakes Concert Association (CLCA) will present Simon and Son, a piano duet, on Saturday, March 26 at 7:30 p.m. at Jefferson High School...
March 18, 2011 - 12:00am
July 14, 2010
Piano students earn gold
Marcia Benson (back row, center), a member of the Central Lakes Music Club, is pictured with five of her piano students who earned gold cups...
July 14, 2010 - 12:00am
October 2, 2009
The piano in Elda Lindquist's living room is more than an instrument. It's history. It's therapy. It's her childhood. It's a constant reminder...
October 2, 2009 - 12:00am
June 3, 2009
Pianists take part in State Honors Concert
Several area students participated in the State Honors Concert held on May 30. More than 5,000 students enter the state piano contest annually....
June 3, 2009 - 12:00am