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County board OKs refunding of hospital bonds
Alex is sweet spot for young families
Photo of the Week - Dog playing on melted ice
Final levy approved for School District 206
Pushing for a new identity
Sports roundup from Thursday, December 18
Cards continue their climb
Third period goals give Cards win
Osakis girls cruise past LPGE
Extra warmth for the holidays
Music video shoot reset for Monday
Veterans associations assist food shelf
You're invited to Christmas dinner
A gift of love
Engaged - Owen and Krause
Births - Douglas County Hospital through December 15, 2014
Births - Douglas County Hospital through November 30, 2014
Engaged - Pachan and Konzen
Engaged - Boyle and Sartore
Pheasant summit: Habitat improvements needed on private land
Controlling the common carp
Pheasant summit: Focus on improving private land habitat
Spring turkey hunting applications being accepted
Recipe for success: A look a few favorite venison recipes
Mayme Hokanson, 96
Melvin Paradis, 75
Reanie Mrnak, 87
Donald Huwe, 82
Terry Roth, 90
Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down: Views by the Echo Press
It's Our Turn: Holiday birthday myths debunked
Letter: Turn technology off for child’s development
Letter: The value of a quarter has risen
Letter: No one else can do it for you
Photo contest features birds for all seasons
More wildlife habitat approved
Last minute gifts for the constant gardener
Greater protection for specialty crop growers
Grant money available for agriculture teachers
Marine Corps League collects "Toys for Kids"
Solar Skies to close in Alexandria
Just a Jaunt’s $500 passport winner announced
Slumberland helps families during holidays
New building will house plumbing company
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