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UPDATE: Three departments respond to garage fire Monday
Meet the new Pet of the Week: Duffy (w/video)
Law enforcement blotter: March 30, 2015
Two-year-old who fell through ice dies at hospital
Law enforcement blotter: March 27 - March 29, 2015
Figure skaters wrap up season with ice review show (w/video)
Maddock qualifies for hoop shoot nationals
How they're doing now: Fearing, Stockert earn early playing time at NDSU
Season begins for Card bowlers
Tonic Sol-Fa kicks off 2015 tour in Alexandria
Recognize outstanding service with nomination
Realizing Christ’s passion
Church rallies together to warm pastor
Engaged - Wesen and Sczepanski
Births - Douglas County Hospital through March 24
Engaged - Hoeper - Erickson
Engaged - Carlson and Auran
Engaged - Lee and Mairs
Five generations of carvers
Wildlife of Douglas County: Northern shrike
Rudy Zwieg Decoy Show packs the RCC
Nohre talks state of local deer herd
A knack for carving
Mary Peterson, 69
Verlyn Phipps, 85
Maycel Clark, 89
Gerald L. Robinson, 82
Funeral -James Waage, 56
Echo Press Editorial: Should Alexandria allow food trucks?
It's Our Turn: Saving my pet helped save me
Special interest groups trump science
Discussion continues on buffer strips
Bill would not fund program
Funding expanded for ag programs
Family farms: backbone of agriculture
Demand high for wetlands program
There are benefits to ‘growing up’
Spring issues topic of meeting in Glenwood
GRAIFA bands together for Someplace Safe
County hospital named Blue Distinction Center+
Ecumen Bethany Community named a best workplace
ATCC, Felling trailers get grant for job training
Scholarship offered to individual in a health-related field
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
March 20, 2013
Free dyslexia presentation offered
Greenleaf Learning Studio is sponsoring a free presentation by Reading Resources, LLC, on Monday, March 25 at 7 p.m.
March 20, 2013 - 12:00am
October 17, 2012
Cyber Safety and Theory of Mind presentations scheduled for October 30
Diversity Resource Action Alliance (DRAA), in partnership with Alexandria District 206, will sponsor two presentations, Cyber Safety and Theory of Mind, on Tuesday, October 30. These events are free and open to the public. Cyber Safety: Catching up with High Tech Kids in a High Tech...
life / school
October 17, 2012 - 12:00am
September 19, 2012
Former Associated Press editor to address Minnesota immigration
Alexandria Community Education and its partners will host former Associated Press reporter and editor Gregg Aamot coming to Alexandria on Monday, September 24.
September 19, 2012 - 12:00am
July 6, 2012
Dr. Nancy Koester to present at Mount Carmel
The public is welcome at Mount Carmel Ministries July 8-13. On Sunday, July 8 at 9 a.m. and 11 a.m. and Monday, July 9 at 7 p.m., mural artist Paul Oman will paint as Pastor Phil Blom preaches. Dr. Nancy Koester will present on the topic "Christians Who Have Changed Your Life" from...
July 6, 2012 - 12:00am
May 4, 2012
Nutrition and the Eye to be presented at Ecumen Bethany Community
Dr. Todd Olson will be at Ecumen Bethany Community on Monday, May 7 at 2:30 p.m. presenting "Nutrition and the Eye." Olson will be discussing some of the latest research regarding nutrition and eye health. Much of the focus will be on macular degeneration. This educational opportunity...
May 4, 2012 - 12:00am
March 30, 2012
Jobs and Java to feature informational presentation
Looking for the latest job seeking tips and an opportunity to network with employers and other job seekers? You can find it at the Alexandria WorkForce Center's "Jobs and Java" sessions that take place every Tuesday at 10 a.m. During these informal gatherings, participants can meet...
March 30, 2012 - 12:00am
October 7, 2011
Imagine No Malaria presentation at United Methodist
On Sunday, October 23, Leia Williams from "Imagine No Malaria" will share information on what the Alexandria area faith community can do to work with families in Africa to end deaths from malaria. Every 45 seconds, a child in Africa dies of malaria. Williams will speak at the United...
faith / life
October 7, 2011 - 12:00am
September 30, 2011
Minnesota historian to speak at EAC
Barry Babcock will speak at the Evansville Art Center (EAC) on Monday, October 10 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. This event will take place as part of the Evansville Arts Coalition's events during October honoring the 150th anniversary of the Civil War. Babcock, a noted Minnesota historian,...
September 30, 2011 - 12:00am
September 14, 2011
2011 Hall of Fame inductees to give presentation
The 2011 District 206 Hall of Fame inductees will be presenting in the Oak Conference Room at Woodland Elementary School on Thursday, September 22 from 6 to 8:30 p.m. The Alexandria Public Schools Education Foundation is sponsoring the event. At 6 p.m., Dr. Patrick Redig, a 1966...
September 14, 2011 - 12:00am
August 17, 2011
PWP to present 'Willy Wonka'
Prairie Wind Players Community Theatre will present Roald Dahl's Willy Wonka on Thursday through Sunday, August 18-21 at Roosevelt Hall in Barrett. This is a musical adaptation from the original movie, Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory. In the play, Charlie Bucket wins a golden...
August 17, 2011 - 12:00am
September 18, 2010
Area manufacturers to meet with healthcare professionals
The September 23 breakfast meeting of the Central Minnesota Manufacturers Association will feature an interactive session with healthcare professionals. Their expertise ranges from personal interaction with elected officials to helping the everyday person. The meeting and presentation...
news / region
September 18, 2010 - 12:47pm