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Best of the Lakes Area Veterinarian/Grooming
Ways to keep holiday eating healthy
Best of the Lakes Area Tattoo Shop
Video: Minnesota hunter encounters wolf pack
Law Enforcement Blotter: Thursday, December 14
Boys basketball: Lakers move to 4-0
Boys Hockey: Alex falls to St. Cloud
Boys basketball: Lakers move to 4-0
Wrestling: Lakers go 3-0 in Annandale
Girls Hockey: Cards shut out by St. Cloud
A space for young learners: Library exhibit combines science and art
One page at a time: Library can help you through the holidays
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
Donors can swap books for wine
A family affair: Three generations of women keep salon growing
Serving up 'real food'
Helping African firefighters
Cross-country bicyclist to stop in Alexandria
From the stand: Adjusting to late season
New northern pike regulations coming in 2018
Extremely rare Canada lynx spotted in Minnesota's Chippewa National Forest
Mike Frisch: Icing winter walleyes
Local hunters keep an eye on CWD developments
Monica Mary Baltes
Kenneth "Fritz" Roy Dahlke
Herbert Nicholas Botzet
Elda Evelyn Lindquist
EDITORIAL: Help put our lakes on low-salt diet
LETTER: Disgusted with comments about transgenders
IN THE KNOW: Is the flu for you?
LETTER: Why the big swings in voter-approved levies?
2007: Officers receive Medal of Valor
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
Seeking top young professionals
ATCC Foundation honors 2017 philanthropists
On The Street
Bello Cucina abruptly closes doors for good
Dollar District closing Sunday, Nov. 26
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October 19, 2017
LETTER: Look inward and listen in discussing racism
To the editor: I would like to thank Mr. Richard Thompson for his history lesson on Democrats (Oct. 11 Echo Press) from 50 to 150 years ago. However, I would like to add to the narrative by including the accomplishments of our own Hubert Humphrey from the 1948 Democratic Convention:...
October 19, 2017 - 8:10am
September 24, 2017
Commentary: A dialogue on race and a Confederate flag
By Tom Roos, Alexandria, MN Headlines from the Star Tribune in recent weeks: "Violence in Charlottesville exposes nation's division." "Minnesota hate groups lurking in the shadows." The response from numerous politicians and social commentators is a call for dialogue on race in this...
September 24, 2017 - 7:39am
April 7, 2017
YMCA hosts Easter Bunny 5K, kids' run
The Alexandria Area YMCA invites the community to participate in the first of its YMCA holiday races, the Easter Bunny Run 5k and Kids' 1-Mile Race, on Saturday, April 16, at the YMCA. Check-in and registration begin at 7 a.m. on race day, followed by an 8 a.m. race start. The race...
April 7, 2017 - 12:53pm
May 27, 2016
League of Women Voters changes candidate forum policy
League of Women Voters (LWV) Minnesota recently announced that all League candidate forums statewide in 2016 will now take place as scheduled, even if one of the candidates in a two-candidate race is unwilling or unable to attend. Historically, the League canceled a forum if a candidate...
May 27, 2016 - 12:00am
September 5, 2014
Snowmobile race will zip through area
A legendary snowmobile race will zip through Douglas County in February. The International-500 Winnipeg to Willmar Snowmobile Race begins in Winnipeg, Manitoba on February 11, 2015 and ends in Willmar February 14. Along the route, several towns are flagged for fuel stops and...
September 5, 2014 - 12:00am
February 1, 2014
'Spectacular' race kicks up snow and fun at Viking Speedway (w/video)
Despite single-digit temperatures, the grandstand at the Viking Speedway was filled Saturday for the Winter Spectacular snowmobile races. Racers...
February 1, 2014 - 3:58pm
July 17, 2013
Andes Tower Hills introduces new trail race
Andes Tower Hills in Kensington will introduce Norseman Trail, a mountain bike and trail run race, at its ski area Saturday and Sunday, September 21-22. Norseman Trail will give participants an opportunity to traverse the cross country trails and ski slopes of Andes Tower Hills. The...
July 17, 2013 - 12:00am
May 1, 2013
VIDEO: Ready, set ... slow!
A slow bicycle race at the Eco Fair Thursday not only offered a unique competitive challenge, it also provided a peek into new bicycles that...
May 1, 2013 - 12:00am
March 29, 2013
Big race gets green light
Lace up your running shoes and get your bike ready for the Harvest Duathlon on Saturday, August 31. At its meeting Monday night, the Alexandria City Council approved plans for the third annual event. The course, which starts from Discovery Middle School, includes a run of 2.5 miles,...
March 29, 2013 - 12:00am
September 7, 2012
100-mile Inspiration Bike Race to begin in Garfield
The Inspiration 100 - a 100-mile gravel road bicycle race - will start from the Garfield Elementary School this Saturday, September 8 at 8 a.m. More than 80 riders from the upper Midwest and beyond will descend upon Garfield that morning to ride a gravel road loop that will take...
September 7, 2012 - 12:00am
May 11, 2012
Neumann racing into his golden years
There's just no slowin' down 76-year-old Roger Neumann. "I've had a lot of heart trouble - 18 years of it - but I don't let that slow me do...
May 11, 2012 - 12:00am
April 27, 2012
25 feet - the slow way
Slow and steady won the race Tuesday as part of Active Living Douglas County's (ALDC) SlowBike Race Challenge. The last person to cross the...
April 27, 2012 - 12:00am
April 20, 2012
On your mark. Get set. SLOW!
Active Living Douglas County (ALDC) roused area businesses for representatives to participate in its first ever SlowBike Race Challenge. The...
April 20, 2012 - 12:00am
July 25, 2011
Waterama races are this Saturday
The annual Glenwood Waterama Magic Mile and Glenwood Rotary 5K Run/Walk and 10K road race will be held Saturday, July 30, in Glenwood. Race registration is from 7 to 7:30 a.m. in Glenwood City Park across from the Lakeside Balloom. Runners will be bused to the starting line beginning...
July 25, 2011 - 10:54am
June 14, 2011
Lace up your shoes for Osakis 5K this Saturday
The 24th annual Osakis 5K, a 3.1-mile run, will take place Saturday, June 18. The run begins at 9 a.m. at Just Like Grandma's on the corner of 2nd Avenue and Main Street in Osakis. Entry fee is $15 and all racers should register any time from 7 to 8:45 a.m.
June 14, 2011 - 8:03am