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Vehicle jumps curb on Alexandria's Broadway
Alexandria to hire two police officers
Keep sick students home
Wrestling: WCA-Ashby-Brandon-Evansville grows into one of top teams in Class A
Nordic ski: Cardinals girls team takes second, boys third in CLC
Card swimmers change up senior night to get alumni involved
Sports roundup from Tuesday, January 27
Mercurial Lynch accepted in Seattle - Part 1
‘My Kiss Won’t Miss’ receives gold medal
Brooklynn Niemi benefit set
Brad Trousil benefit set
Minnesota sixth in overall health among states
Those who learn together
Engaged - Wilts and Hedstrom
Births - Douglas County Hospital through January 12, 2015
Births - Douglas County Hospital through January 3, 2015
Engaged - Pavek and Jossart
Births - Douglas County Hospital through December 28, 2014
Wildlife of Douglas County: Snowy Owl
DNR postpones AIS training and trailer decal program
DNR studies shed light on local fisheries
Dayton proposes expanded buffer zones along Minnesota waters
Wildlife of Douglas County: Fisher
Grace Nelson, 82
Funeral - Henry Bender, 88
Funeral - Grace Nelson, 82
Funeral - Ethel Koon, 100
In the Know: Tips on applying for college financial aid
Observations from the archives, 1965: Roger Perry is first Boss of the Year
Letter: Let’s return to self-governance
Letter: Backer off to the right start
Echo Press Editorial: Legislation to help veterans deserves support
Ten tips to successful seed starting
Farming community invited to sustainable farming conference
Livestock disaster aid deadline nears
Potato growers invited to hearing on check-off fees January 23
Winter garden college planned
Jody Hanson promoted within Lakes Newspaper Group
JCPenney reports good, bad news
Alexandria Industries CEO outlines keys to company’s success
Alexandria Clinic lab earns accreditation
Operation Round Up grants announced
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
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