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AgweekTV: Canola is king
Out-musseling the mussels: Researcher hopeful of new tactic against invasive species
Alexandria celebrates in the streets
Meeting to address help for those with autism
Legion Baseball: Rain delays Alex-Moorhead game until Saturday morning
Junior Legion: Blacks win District 9 title
The pitch for horseshoes
Storhaug locks up first triathlon win in Clearwater
Legion Baseball: Alex tops Fergus in substate opener
VFW Auxiliary to host salad luncheon
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
At Douglas County Library: Fun socks, Legos and oh yeah, books!
Tickets available for 25th chamber music festival
Lakes museum plans events for book lovers
Engaged - Friedrichs and Werk
Engaged - Batcher and Janssen
Engaged - Berglin and Kolden
Engaged - Gearman and Whiting
Wedding - Karthikeyan and Freborg
Should have got a bigger net: Eight-year old lands 50-incher on Miltona
Mike Frisch: Froggin' for big bass
Plenty of panfish for annual Senior Fishing Day
A booming bass bite: Local tournament circuit finds success on area lakes
Morken: Summer deer-hunting work will pay off in the fall
Clifford W. Wunderlich
Lois Elaine Lindberg
Joy L. McWhorter
Jean A. Johnson
Letter: Welcome sign needs attention
Views by the Echo Press Editorial Board: Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down
Letter: State's budget process is concerning
Commentary: Look at the big picture for B-E
Echo Press Editorial: Beware of storm-damage rebate offers
Millerville gets hands-on with butter
Tractors to parade down 36 mile memory lane
Douglas County 4-H campers
Cattlemen invite public to July 11 get-together
4-H announces K-3 summer camps
A new place for ink opens in Alexandria
Author Faith Sullivan to sign books in Alexandria
Knute Nelson partners with Centrex Rehab, adds memory care unit
Glenwood State Bank joins top workplace list
New wedding venue opens in Alexandria
hires and promotions
On The Street
Amazing Journeys Together hosts special presentation
Profile by Sanford will present "Making and Breaking Habits" to the Amazing Journeys Together Support Group on Tuesday, April 25, from 6:30 pm to 8 p.m. at the Douglas County Hospital lobby meeting room. All are welcome. Certified Profile coaches will teach about ''the habit loop"...
April 22, 2017 - 9:32am
November 25, 2016
Survivor of sex industry to speak about trafficking
Alexandria Area Community Foundation and Alexandria Public Schools will host a sex trafficking awareness presentation on Thursday, Dec. 1, at 6 p.m. at Alexandria Area High School. Speaker Hayley King survived six years of involvement in the commercial sex industry. Upon exiting that...
November 25, 2016 - 9:21am
October 14, 2016
Finnish history runs deep in Douglas County
The public is invited to attend a free presentation on 150 years of Finnish immigrant settlement in America on Saturday, Oct. 22 from 1 to 3 p.m. at Historic Brandon Auditorium, 105 Holmes Ave., Brandon. In November 1866, a young couple, their children and three bachelors traveled...
October 14, 2016 - 2:00am
August 24, 2016
Put the fun back in parenting
Busy parents are often challenged to balance family life and work life, but what if they could guide children to solve their own problems, set...
August 24, 2016 - 12:00am
March 9, 2016
Julie Critz presentation recognizes Women's History Month
The public is invited to hear guest speaker Julie Critz, District 206 superintendent, at the Alexandria Area Branch of American Association of...
March 9, 2016 - 12:00am
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...
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...
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