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Law enforcement blotter: Monday, August 29
DNR begins to suck out invasive species infestation
Meet the new Pet of the Week: Lacey (w/video)
Minnesota teenager dies after being dragged by vehicle
Update: Downpour causes flooding but minimal damage
Girls tennis: Section favorite Minnewaska outlasts Osakis again
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
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
Myrtle Annette McKay
Carol J. Hansen
William 'Bill' Bretz
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 22, 2016
TLHD presents Love, Loss, and What I Wore
Theatre L’Homme Dieu in Alexandria will present Love, Loss, and What I Wore Tuesday through Sunday, July 26-31. Love, Loss, and What I Wore...
July 22, 2016 - 12:00am
How to leave work at work
By Alexandra Floersch Forum News Service The average person spends more than 90,000 hours working during their lifetime. When a career accounts for such a significant portion of time, it's not surprising that employees have a hard time leaving work at work when the day ends. Answering...
June 22, 2016 - 12:00am
April 15, 2016
Prairie Wind Players auditions announced
Prairie Wind Players Community Theater, based in Barrett, will hold auditions for the June production of The Nerd on Friday, April 29 from 6:30 to 8 p.m., Saturday, April 30 from 10 to 11:30 am or Sunday, May 1 from 2 to 4 p.m. in Roosevelt Hall in Barrett. The Nerd is a comedy written...
April 15, 2016 - 12:00am
December 11, 2015
'It's a Wonderful Life'
Lakes Area Radio Theatre and Alexandria Area Arts Association (AAAA) will present It's a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play on Saturday, Dec. 19 at 2 and 7 p.m. at the AAAA Theatre in downtown Alexandria as a fundraiser for AAAA. Hailed as "magical" by The Boston Globe and " fresh...
December 11, 2015 - 12:00am
October 9, 2015
Not your Disney fairytales
Fractured fairy tales of a darker hue provide the background for the Alexandria Area Arts Association (AAAA) fall musical, Into the Woods. Its...
October 9, 2015 - 12:00am
June 12, 2015
'Bugsy Malone' brings audiences back to the 1920s
Student Theatre Projects presents mobsters and speakeasies at the Alexandria Area Arts Association (AAAA) this June with its production of Bugsy...
June 12, 2015 - 12:00am
August 8, 2014
Prairie Wind Players presents 'The Mouse that Roared'
Prairie Wind Players Community Theatre will present its children’s play The Mouse That Roared at Roosevelt Hall in Barrett. Performances are Thursday through Saturday, August 14-16 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, August 17 at 2 p.m. Duchess Gloriana, sovereign of a small country in the...
August 8, 2014 - 12:00am
August 28, 2013
Creative in the crunch
The task was daunting: Write, cast, rehearse and perform six original 10-minute plays in 24 hours. But the group of 40 theater students from...
August 28, 2013 - 4:20pm
August 21, 2013
Jefferson High School to hold world premiere one-act play festival
Jefferson High School to hold world premiere one-act play festival Forty theater students from Jefferson High School (JHS) in Alexandria will write, cast, rehearse and perform six original 10-minute plays across Friday and Saturday, August 23-24 in their first 24-hour one-act festival,...
August 21, 2013 - 12:00am
April 12, 2013
Oklahoma! to be presented by Jefferson High School
Nearly 50 students, grades 9-12, in the Jefferson High School (JHS) theater department in Alexandria will comprise the cast, crew and orchestra...
April 12, 2013 - 12:00am
January 24, 2013
Lamplighter Theatre in Staples auditions for 'Sandbag, Stage Left'
Lamplighter Community Theatre will hold auditions 6:30-8:30 p.m., Feb. 5 and 6, for a spring production of "Sandbag, Stage Left (or, One Dead Dolly," an interactive parody of courtroom dramas, by John Anthony. Auditions will be at Trinity Lutheran Church, 1000 4th St. NE, Staples....
January 24, 2013 - 2:53pm
November 23, 2012
Discovery 9th graders to present Season of Light
Ninth graders of Discovery Middle School in Alexandria will present Season of Light, a winter fairy tale written by Steph DeFerie, at 7:30 p.m....
November 23, 2012 - 12:00am
November 7, 2012
Jefferson High School students to present fall play
The Jefferson High School (JHS) theater department's fall play, Almost, Maine, will be performed November 9-11. This modern and quirky comedy consists of nine vignettes that make up the play, all of which happen at 9 p.m. on a winter's Friday night, as the townsfolk fall in and...
November 7, 2012 - 12:00am
August 8, 2012
Prairie Fire Children's Theatre to present 'Alladin'
Take the family on a mystical carpet ride this weekend as young people from across the Midwest team up with three professional actors to present...
August 8, 2012 - 12:00am
April 20, 2012
You're invited to Ole and Lena's Wedding!
A new type of interactive dinner theater is being produced at First Congregational United Church of Christ (UCC) in Alexandria. Ole and Lena's Wedding will be performed Friday and Saturday, May 4-5 at 6:30 p.m.; and Sunday, May 6 at 4 p.m. Ole and Lena's Wedding is filled with family...
April 20, 2012 - 12:00am