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Baseball: Chargers shutout Raiders, 13-0
Tennis: Cardinals off to a quick start
Softball: WCA takes season opener over Browerville
Trap shooting: B-E looks for a return to state
Yohnke getting offers from DI programs
And the most-requested library books are....
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
The day Curt Felt died
Bonding over books
Toys for Kids reaches 165 children
Steve and Karen Samek
Morken: A few tips for gaining hunting permission
CRP cap to rise in House version of 2018 federal Farm Bill
From sap to syrup
Public comment meeting on deer plan coming to Glenwood
Morken: What survey numbers tell us about the future of conservation
Eleanor (Briese) Mattocks
David Leslie Lusty
Mildred A. Schroeder
LETTER: Switch to plant-based diet
LETTER: Douglas County Hospital has a secret
LETTER: Volunteers are vital part of Knute Nelson
LETTER: Some hate groups are in disguise
Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down
Extension schedules land rent meeting for farmers, landowners
Managing boxelder bugs as the cold sets in
Step away from that pruning saw!
Going far with 4-H horses
County crafting buffer compliance rules
On The Street
Herberger's to close soon
Spring brings excitement, optimism
Parent company of Herberger's could be headed for liquidation
On The Street
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January 25, 2018
Day to shop: Free shopping day precedes Night to Shine
Willie Wrede of Osakis pulled silky gown after silky gown out of her dryer, hung them up and fluffed their skirts. Her dryer has a steam function,...
January 25, 2018 - 12:03pm
April 29, 2017
Alexandria high school prom held Saturday night
Couples show off their finest outfits and big smiles during the Grand March at Alexandria Area High School Saturday evening. The Grand March...
April 29, 2017 - 9:16pm
April 5, 2017
A twinkling night of prom for those with disabilities
All the highlights of prom were there: a twinkling, glamorous setting, sparkling punch, music, dancing, food and fun. The Wish Upon a Star Prom...
April 5, 2017 - 6:05am
March 24, 2017
Community Education offers Wish Upon a Star Prom
Alexandria Public Schools Community Education will host Wish Upon a Star Prom 2017 for participants of Club Real Fun (Recreational, Educational, Active Living for Unique Needs) for students and adults with disabilities on Sunday, April 2, from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Holiday Inn of Alexandria....
March 24, 2017 - 9:00am
LETTER: School board should reconsider
To the editor: I was very disturbed after reading the recent article in the Echo Press stating how Osakis school female prom attendees are required to submit a photo of their dress ahead of time in order to be able to attend the prom. There are several issues that disturbed me, including:...
February 24, 2017 - 7:00am
February 21, 2017
No prom photo required, says Osakis superintendent
The Osakis School District is now saying that an idea to have girls submit photos of themselves wearing their chosen prom dress in order to attend...
February 21, 2017 - 1:35pm
February 20, 2017
Osakis girls must submit photo to go to prom
Girls who plan to attend the Osakis High School Prom on April 22 will have to submit a photo of themselves wearing their chosen dress. The Osakis School Board approved the idea while discussing the district's prom dress code with prom co-advisor Bobbie Jo Haakinson at its Monday,...
February 20, 2017 - 2:45pm
February 3, 2017
Find the perfect outfit for Night to Shine
Guests who will attend the Tim Tebow Foundation's Night to Shine on Friday, Feb. 10, are invited to take advantage of a special shopping boutique. Prom-goers can selects gowns, jewelry, sport coats, shirts and ties to wear to the gala event at no cost. Shopping will take place on...
February 3, 2017 - 10:00am
January 27, 2017
Tim Tebow Foundation presents Night to Shine
New Life Christian Church in Alexandria will host its second annual Tim Tebow Foundation Night to Shine on Friday, Feb. 10. There is still a need for volunteers. A free shopping day for those who need formal attire will be held on Saturday, Jan. 28, from 1 to 3 p.m. at the church....
January 27, 2017 - 10:00am
May 11, 2016
It's, like, totally tubular!
Alexandria Area Arts Association will present a unique theatrical event, the Awesome '80s Prom, an interactive show and dance, on Fridays and...
May 11, 2016 - 12:00am
April 24, 2016
A 'Black Tie Affair' in Osakis
Students at Osakis High School were dressed to the nines for prom Saturday night. A total of 68 couples participated in the Grand March, which...
April 24, 2016 - 12:21pm
April 20, 2016
Senior prom offers fun, dancing
The public is invited to the second annual senior prom on Friday, April 22 from 4:30 to 8 p.m. at the Alexandria Senior Center. The theme is “A Garden Party.” Cindy Bigner and Helen Johnsrud will provide entertainment, and Chuck Wencl and his band members will provide music for...
April 20, 2016 - 12:00am
Out & About around the county: Couples celebrate glitz, glamour of Prom 2016
Prom 2016 was a night packed with glamour at Alexandria Area High School Saturday night. As the lights dimmed at the performing arts center,...
April 20, 2016 - 12:00am
April 16, 2016
Classy night for Alexandria prom
Alexandria Area High School's Prom 2016 began Saturday afternoon with a stunning grand march at the school featuring student couples dressed...
April 16, 2016 - 5:22pm
January 22, 2016
It's your 'Night to Shine'
New Life Christian Church in Alexandria will serve as one of the more than 100 churches around the world that will host Night to Shine, sponsored by the Tim Tebow Foundation, on Friday, Feb. 12 at 6 p.m. Night to Shine is a prom night experience, centered on God's love, for people...
January 22, 2016 - 12:00am