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Douglas County Hospital gets 'blue ribbon' for vaccination effort
Speaker: Officers are 'not normal; you're special'
Law enforcement blotter: Tuesday, August 23
Almost 1,000 gather in memory of slain 5-year-old Watkins girl
New effort tries to draw more people into area
99 holes to celebrate 99 years
Fun meets a potential future in stock cars for many young go-kart drivers
Tweaks for progress: Shifted backfield, young line highlight B-E football
Following its headline year: Christensen steps in for Minnewaska football
WISSOTA racing returns to Douglas County Fair
Put the fun back in parenting
Walk raises awareness of congenital heart defects
AAHS students, alumni kick off Project 1440
Discovery Middle School hosts orientations, open house
Cunninghams win wing sauce contest
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DNR to close Mille Lacs walleye season next month
Stringer full of walleyes
Morken: What the numbers say about declining hunters and anglers
Work begins on statewide deer management plan
A big bass for Beau
Clara "Clair" A. Gustafson
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IN THE KNOW: Leadership Alexandria is unique blend with strong return
LETTER: All are born in spiritual darkness
From the archives - 1966: Six boxes of contest butter to be auctioned off at county fair
EDITORIAL: Small towns can have big problems
LETTER: The same old arguments against Christianity
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
Chamber Ambassadors visit three local businesses
Celeste Edenloff returns to Echo Press
Dew Drop Inn changes ownership
Beach named editor of Echo Press
New rules implemented for telemarketers
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On The Street
August 9, 2013
Berry wins Resorters Pro-Am
Don Berry of Edinburgh USA was the top pro in the field on July 28 as he shot a 67 to win the 2013 Pro-Am at the Alexandria Golf Club. The Pro-Am, which had 32 teams in this year's field consisting of three amateur golfers playing in a group with a pro, had three pros finish in...
August 9, 2013 - 12:00am
August 2, 2012
Resorters Golf Tournament: Hasting golfer wins Pro-Am
Chris Borgen of the Hastings Country Club beat out perennial champions Don Berry of Edinburgh USA and Mike Barge of the Hazeltine Golf Club for...
August 2, 2012 - 1:34pm
August 3, 2011
Resorters golf: Barge, Berry share Pro-Am title
Two golf pros with a combined 12 Resorters Pro-Am titles to their names can add one more each as Mike Barge and Don Berry kicked off the 2011...
August 3, 2011 - 12:00am
August 6, 2010
Golf: Barge wins Pro-Am
Mike Barge of the Hazeltine National Golf Club came out of a strong field as the winner of the 2010 Sprint All-State Wireless/Alexandria Area...
August 6, 2010 - 12:00am
June 23, 2010
Martin, Dock win Silverado Pro-Am Bass tournament
Professional angler Pat Martin and his amateur partner Cody Dock took first in the opening leg of the Silverado Pro-Am Bass Tour at Arrowwood Resort on June 12. The duo finished first by almost two pounds over the nearest competitor. They brought in a total weight of 17.04 pounds...
June 23, 2010 - 12:00am
June 9, 2010
Fishing: Pro-Am Bass Tour on Chain of Lakes this weekend
The Silverado Pro-Am Bass Tour is back in Alexandria this weekend as the tour kicks off its 2010 season at Arrowwood on the chain of lakes on June 12. The 6th annual tour, sponsored by Minnesota's Heartland Chevrolet Dealers and Ranger Boats, features the region's top anglers, consisting...
June 9, 2010 - 12:00am
March 19, 2010
New semi-pro football team looking for players
The Alexandria Lightning of the Semi Pro Football League (SPFL) is once again looking for athletes to fill out its roster for the upcoming season. The Lightning still have several spots open on their 40-man roster. Those holes need to be filled by athletes in Alexandria and the...
March 19, 2010 - 12:00am
August 21, 2009
Putnam second in Silverado Pro-Am
Cory Putnam has had a lot of success fishing Lake Minnewaska over the years, but last weekend's second-place finish in the Silverado Pro-Am Bass...
August 21, 2009 - 12:00am
August 5, 2009
Pro-Am kicks off Resorters week
Jeremy Decko, Ben Meyers and Jeff Sorenson kicked off Resorters week with rounds of 68 at the 2009 Pro-Am tournament at the Alexandria Golf Club...
August 5, 2009 - 12:00am
July 17, 2009
Silverado Pro-Am Bass tourney back in Alexandria
A number of the best anglers across the Midwest will be back on the Alexandria chain of lakes this Saturday for the Silverado Pro-Am Bass tournament. A total of 48 teams consisting of one professional and one amateur angler will be competing for more than $28,000 in cash-prize payouts....
July 17, 2009 - 12:00am
May 1, 2009
Pro Staff releases results of economic survey
Pro Staff recently released the results of an economic recovery survey sent to more than 9,000 Minnesota firms to learn how area businesses are coping with the current economic situation. More than 70 percent of the companies revealed that production and sales have decreased as a...
May 1, 2009 - 12:00am
February 20, 2009
Players needed for new area SPFL football team
Anyone 18 or older who has a passion for football will have a new opportunity to get on the field in 2009. Robert Davis, director of new-team development for the Semi-Pro Football League (SPFL), is looking for players to fill out a 40-man roster with athletes from Alexandria and...
February 20, 2009 - 12:00am
January 16, 2009
Pro-Tainer makes purchase
Shane and Shaynen Schmidt, owners of Pro-Tainer, Inc., recently purchased Geneva Products, located in Valley City, North Dakota. This new acquisition...
January 16, 2009 - 12:00am
October 1, 2008
Alexandria anglers fall short in Silverado Pro-Am
None of the Alexandria area anglers could come away with a new Ranger during the Silverado Pro-Am Bass Tour's Tournament of Champions on September 20. The final stop of the tour featured 20 of the top pros and 20 amateur partners with the winning pro taking home a new Ranger Z19...
October 1, 2008 - 12:00am
August 22, 2008
Fishing for a big one
Brandon's Cory Putnam was looking to make it back-to-back wins in the Silverado Pro-Am Bass Tour this past weekend on the Alexandria Chain of Lakes. Putnam was not able to pull off another victory as he and his amateur partner Doug Geiser finished 13th overall with a six-fish limit...
August 22, 2008 - 12:00am