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Cards and games bring seniors together
Magic, wonder and faith at Church for the Harvest
New method for funding nursing homes?
Snow Saturday Night
Law enforcement blotter: January 22, 2015
Boys hockey: Alex can't overcome Bemidji's torrid start as Cards drop second straight
Jets adding Hogan, Heimerdinger to front office
Sports roundup from Saturday, January 24
Girls hockey: Shorthanded Alexandria falls 1-0 against Bemidji
NFLPA instructs Patriots players to 'reserve comment'
Speaker to share about weight loss journey
Harper’s Chord to perform at Carlos Creek
Tribute band plays at upcoming Alexandria Marching Band fundraiser
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Where are they now?
Engaged - Wilts and Hedstrom
Births - Douglas County Hospital through January 12, 2015
Births - Douglas County Hospital through January 3, 2015
Engaged - Pavek and Jossart
Births - Douglas County Hospital through December 28, 2014
Wildlife of Douglas County: Fisher
Dayton proposes expanded buffer zones along Minnesota waters
Wildlife of Douglas County: Short-tailed weasel
Ready for a challenge?
Buck bagged in Wyoming
Helen Howie, 88
Service - Ruby Benson, 73
Funeral - Allan Altnow, 86
Funeral - Maynard Radil, 79
Marilyn Berghe, 77
Letter: Can’t afford pro sports
Letter: Quotes can shed light on disputes
Letter: Practicing good hygiene habits is important during cold, flu season
It's Our Turn: Twins take refreshing approach at caravan stop
Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down: Views by the Echo Press
2014 Farm Bill crops education seminars offered
Minnesota Grown Directory seeks new members
Funding secured for water quality initiative
Potato growers invited to hearing on check-off fees January 23
Winter garden college planned
Jody Hanson promoted within Lakes Newspaper Group
JCPenney reports good, bad news
Alexandria Industries CEO outlines keys to company’s success
Alexandria Clinic lab earns accreditation
Operation Round Up grants announced
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
May 31, 2013
Join friends for a breakfast bike ride
Community Education is offering a chance to gather some family and friends and go for a breakfast bike ride on the Central Lakes Trail. Claudia and George Odio Jr. will lead an easy-paced ride from Alexandria to Garfield, where everyone will take a break to enjoy breakfast at the...
May 31, 2013 - 12:00am
May 17, 2013
Ride for Healing rallies slated in Alexandria and Osakis
Alexandria and Osakis are two of many stops along the 2013 Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Minnesota State Commanders project Ride for Healing, slated to take place the week of May 27 to June 1. The event will kick off at the Minnesota state capital in St. Paul, where four teams of...
May 17, 2013 - 12:00am
A ride to remember
Without saying a word, dozens of bicyclists took to the streets of Alexandria Wednesday to "pedal" an important message about bicycle safety....
May 17, 2013 - 12:00am
May 25, 2012
Habitat for Humanity motorcycle ride to take place
The 6th annual Motorcycle Ride for Habitat for Humanity will take place Saturday, May 26 at Apol's Harley-Davidson in Alexandria. There will...
May 25, 2012 - 12:00am
May 23, 2012
VIDEO: Out and About - A silent act of remembrance
Silence can speak louder than words. Dozens of people took that statement to heart while participating in Alexandria's third annual "Ride of...
May 23, 2012 - 12:00am
July 21, 2010
Alexandria hosts 21st annual TRAM ride
Alexandria is the host city of the 21st annual Bike MS: Star Tribune The Ride Across Minnesota (TRAM) Ride 2010, set for July 25-30. The six-day, 300-mile bicycle tour, coordinated by the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Minnesota Chapter, is expected to attract 1,100 participants...
July 21, 2010 - 12:00am
October 9, 2009
JHS graduate joins two-month bike ride for cancer research
Justin Morrissette, son of Mark and Michelle Morrissette of Alexandria, recently embarked on a two-month bike ride from Los Angeles to Florida to raise money for the Breast Cancer Research Foundation. Currently a resident of Chicago, Morrissette is a pilot at SkyWest Airlines. He...
October 9, 2009 - 12:00am
May 15, 2009
Miltona man to bike across U.S.
This summer will not find Seth Willard of Miltona in the small town where he grew up, but bicycling though many other communities as he makes his way from Los Angeles to Baltimore. Willard, 21, is the son of Lloyd and Tanya Willard of Miltona. He will be biking coast-to-coast as...
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May 15, 2009 - 12:00am
Take a ride for Habitat for Humanity: Motorcycle, bicycle ride planned
Habitat for Humanity is planning its 3rd annual motorcycle and bicycle ride. This year, the ride, which is being held in conjunction with Awake...
May 15, 2009 - 12:00am
May 23, 2008
Motorcycle ride to be held Sunday
The second annual Motorcycle Ride for Habitat for Humanity is ready to roll on Sunday, May 25. Registration - on-site only - will take place at 11:30 a.m. at the Depot Express, 104 Broadway, Alexandria. Participants are invited to arrive early to have lunch at the Depot, enjoy getting...
May 23, 2008 - 12:00am