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Light Up the Night!
House in Evansville catches fire
Osakis celebrates Christmas Downtown
Search for missing teen leads to three arrests in Alexandria
County board OKs refunding of hospital bonds
Pushing for a new identity
Sports roundup from Friday, December 19
Sports roundup from Thursday, December 18
Cards continue their climb
Third period goals give Cards win
Extra warmth for the holidays
Music video shoot reset for Monday
Veterans associations assist food shelf
You're invited to Christmas dinner
A gift of love
Engaged - Owen and Krause
Births - Douglas County Hospital through December 15, 2014
Births - Douglas County Hospital through November 30, 2014
Engaged - Pachan and Konzen
Engaged - Boyle and Sartore
Controlling the common carp
Pheasant summit: Habitat improvements needed on private land
Pheasant summit: Focus on improving private land habitat
Spring turkey hunting applications being accepted
Recipe for success: A look a few favorite venison recipes
Mayme Hokanson, 96
Memorial Service - Carl Kremer, 67
Reanie Mrnak, 87
Melvin Paradis, 75
Donald Huwe, 82
Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down: Views by the Echo Press
It's Our Turn: Holiday birthday myths debunked
Letter: Turn technology off for child’s development
Letter: The value of a quarter has risen
Letter: No one else can do it for you
Photo contest features birds for all seasons
More wildlife habitat approved
Last minute gifts for the constant gardener
Greater protection for specialty crop growers
Grant money available for agriculture teachers
Marine Corps League collects "Toys for Kids"
Solar Skies to close in Alexandria
Just a Jaunt’s $500 passport winner announced
Slumberland helps families during holidays
New building will house plumbing company
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
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 (MMTA) State Honors Concert on Saturday, May 18 at 7 p.m. at the Minneapolis Convention Center. The gala event involves 700 young performers...
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