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Christmas season kicks off in Alexandria
Shot fired in domestic disturbance
Law enforcement blotter: November 25-26, 2015
Freshen up your Thanksgiving leftovers
Blind man may see again, through his tongue
Osakis wrestling: Lightweight reliance
Blizzard hockey: Alex wins third straight heading into Granite City
Sports schedule for Friday, November 27
Osakis girls basketball: Running with success
Gymnastics relies on a young group
Five tips for cleaning Thanksgiving spills
Historical society to host annual open house
Alexandria Jaycees presents Jingle Bells Telethon
'Dashing Through the Snow'
Holiday ball: a touch of red
Engaged - Burreson and Schwegel
BIRTHS - Through Nov. 23, 2015
BIRTHS Through Nov. 18, 2015
Wedding - Tuma and Phillipe
Buck of a lifetime comes early
Deer harvest numbers continue to rise
Luedeke's Miltona giant
A shot at redemption
John R. Sherman Sr.
Howard J. Linser
Thomas E. Caron
John Boyd Boysen
THUMBS UP/DOWN - Views by the Echo Press Editorial Board
IT'S OUR TURN: Thanksgiving weekend sports guide
LETTER: Where are the smarts?
LETTER: Writer entitled to own opinion, but not to his own facts
LETTER: Minnesota should not allow Syrian refugees to enter the state
Help yard trees survive the winter
Sustainable agriculture grants due in December
Workshop to detail houseplant care
Herbicide resistance survey asks for farmers' help
ON THE JOB: Crystal Hoepner, Public Health Educator, Horizon Public Health, Alexandria
Infinite Vapor offers free starter kits
Sanford employees get double bonuses
ON THE STREET (Nov. 27, 2015)
Tax-Aide volunteers needed
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
August 28, 2013
Recreation groups reach agreement
ABOUT THE YMCA The Y is one of the nation's leading nonprofits, strengthening communities through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. Across the U.S., 2,687 Ys engage 21 million men, women and children — regardless of age, income or background —...
News / region
August 28, 2013 - 3:57pm
July 24, 2009
Goal: More early childhood programs
Editor's note: This is part of a series of articles submitted by the Alex Area Stewards - a local group that has defined 13 key "destiny drivers" that will shape the region's future. If you find a destiny driver that ignites your passion for the future, call the stewardship committee...
July 24, 2009 - 12:05am
April 29, 2009
Funds available for food, shelter programs
Douglas County has been chosen to receive $21,394 to supplement emergency food and shelter programs in the county. Funding levels are determined by the federal-based employment and poverty statistics. These funds help provide emergency shelter for families as well as assistance...
Food / News
April 29, 2009 - 12:00am
March 4, 2009
YMCA offers spring, summer programs
Alexandria Area YMCA leaders say they're excited for the snow to melt so they can get the kids off of the couch and over to their programs. The YMCA has a variety of classes in its new spring/summer brochure.
March 4, 2009 - 12:00am
December 2, 2008
YMCA programs help kids burn off energy
Do you have children who need to burn off energy while learning new activities? One solution: Sign them up for programs offered through the Alexandria Area YMCA. Here is more information about upcoming programs: Pre-kindergarten, kindergarten and 1st and 2nd grade indoor soccer. This...
December 2, 2008 - 12:00am
August 15, 2008
Online registrations accepted for recreation programs
Lakes Area Recreation will be accepting registrations for all fall and winter programs starting August 29 online only. Participants may take advantage of the early bird online registration. Phone or office registrations will not be accepted until September 5. For more information,...
August 15, 2008 - 12:00am
July 1, 2008
Programs offer fun, motivation for seniors
Two programs offer fun and motivation for Minnesotans aged 60 and older. They're the Seniors Lifelong Dream Contest and the Ms. Senior Minnesota Pageant. Seniors Lifelong Dream Contest asks: What lifelong dream did you fulfill after you turned 60? Did you finally take your first...
July 1, 2008 - 12:00am