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Conquering the fear of violence
Ecumen Bethany Community earns public accolades
Medical facilities, ambulance prepare
You asked: What is Ebola?
Beep, beep, here comes the jeep
Blizzard runs winning streak to five games
Local netters prepare for playoffs
Osakis gets conference clincher
Roste growing into his role
Prairie Valley football ends its season at Royalton in 6A opener
Blues-rock band comes to Forada
Concordia Orchestra comes to Alexandira
Pianist Tony DeSare to play third show in concert season
Engaged - Peterson and Meissner
Births - Douglas County Hospital through October 19, 2014
Engaged - Nelson and Wallace
Wedding - James and Galligan
Births - Douglas County Hospital through September 23, 2014
Making their mark
From the stand: Bucks becoming nocturnal
Mohr’s monster walleye
Hunting photos wanted from readers
Memorial Service - Delroy Benson, 82
Funeral - Richard Sammons, 85
Funeral - Robert Petersen, 76
Service - Elaine Morris, 97
Memorial Service - William Langner, 65
David E. Larson, M.D. Alexandria, MN
Jeff Backer is pro-life
Sergeants endorse Wolbersen
It's Our Turn: Are we becoming slaves to practicality?
Echo Press Editorial: Don’t fall for half-truths from candidates
What is a fair farmland rental agreement?
USDA addresses herbicide-resistant weeds
‘Cover crops in action’ is topic of Women Caring for the Land event
Dairy Farm Bill meeting to be held November 5
Top 10 ‘must do’ fall chores
Voyager Industries celebrates facility expansion
TSMA to tour Alexandria Area High School
Stuff-A-Truck for charity
Luther Crest receives two $25,000 grants
Elden’s Fresh Foods honored at fall food show
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
June 4, 2014
Out and About - around the county this week
The Alexandria track and field team was at the Section 8AA meet this past week trying to punch tickets to the state meet at Hamline University this weekend. The Cardinal boys team will send two athletes to St. Paul after finishing fourth as a team. The Alexandria girls dominated the...
June 4, 2014 - 12:00am
October 5, 2012
Holy Moly! Some runners complete all five races in series
Lakes Area Recreation wrapped up its first-ever "Holy Moly Ole Five Race Series" with a one-mile sprint down Alexandria's Broadway before the...
October 5, 2012 - 12:00am
August 9, 2012
Holy Moly Ole Run fun for all ages
For those in search of a family activity, check out the "Holy Moly Ole Five" run series presented by Lakes Area Recreation. The next race is Saturday, August 11. Participants may choose to do the 1k kids walk/run, 1k family or individual walk/run, 5k walk/run or 10k run. All proceeds...
August 9, 2012 - 11:28am
June 20, 2012
Holy Moly Ole race results
HOLY MOLY OLE 5K ORB-10 YEARS RUNNING RACE JUNE 9 OVERALL WINNER - Jeffry Giroux, Alexandria, 19:07. ALEXANDRIA, AREA RESULTS - 2. Bill Carter, Alexandria, 21:19, 3. Shaynen Schmidt, Alexandria, 21:38, 4. Jeffery Lindner, Alexandria, 21:47, 6. Tim Tomalla, Glenwood, 22:23, 7....
Cardinals / sports
June 20, 2012 - 12:00am
March 30, 2012
Ready, set, go!
Things are heating up in Alexandria. The city council approved plans for nine events that will take place in the coming weeks - including five foot races, a triathlon and two new Alexandria Beetles Baseball events. Here's the rundown: HOLY MOLY OLE FIVE Lakes Area Recreation...
March 30, 2012 - 12:00am
January 6, 2010
All revved up - even at 25 below
If you thought Saturday's 25-below temperatures were cold, imagine racing a snowmobile in those bone-chilling conditions. It could be a new...
January 6, 2010 - 12:05am
March 11, 2009
Dog days of winter
Dogs, sleds and snow blended into a day of fun excitement at Carlos Creek Winery Sunday. It was the second annual Alex Sled Dog Sprints. The event featured 10 teams running in two, four and six-mile races. About 100 sled dogs on site competed in the sprints. The winery has wrapped...
news / sports
March 11, 2009 - 12:00am
March 6, 2009
Sled dog races set for Sunday at Carlos Creek Winery
Carlos Creek Winery in Alexandria will present the 2nd annual Alex Sled Dog Sprints the first Sunday in March. The sprints will take place Sunday, March 8 from 1 to 5 p.m. at Carlos Creek Winery in Alexandria The event will feature 12 teams running in two, four and eight mile races,...
March 6, 2009 - 12:00am
February 27, 2009
Sled dog races slated March 8 at Carlos Creek Winery
Carlos Creek Winery in Alexandria will present the 2nd annual Alex Sled Dog Sprints the first Sunday in March. The sprints will take place Sunday, March 8 from 1 to 5 p.m. at Carlos Creek Winery in Alexandria. The event will feature 12 teams running in two, four and eight mile races,...
February 27, 2009 - 12:00am
October 29, 2008
Don't forget city council, school board races this election
It's a big year for elections and voters have plenty of decisions to make - one of the biggest being who will be running our country. But, voters can't dismiss some of the smaller races, including those for mayor, city council members and school board members. The Echo Press contacted...
October 29, 2008 - 12:00am