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10th annual Hog Wild Fest under way
Crushing cancer with hope
One person injured in crash Friday
You asked: Why do locals call Alexandria ‘Alek?’
VFW 16s start tournament with a loss
A lifetime of coaching
Alexandria Legion Post 87 wins eighth straight
Fargo’s Arneson wins big payday
Alex to host VFW tourney
The Honky-Tonk Stardust Cowboys to perform free concert on Thursday
Fun for all ages planned at Millerville Butter Days
Stoddard and Wood to entertain at Evansville Art Center
Miltona Tornado Days set for July 18-20
Art of the Lakes studio tour features local artists
Engaged - Grove and Thorstad
Births - Douglas county Hospital through July 7, 2014
Engaged - Jackson and Pachan
Engaged - DeRienzo and Husman
Engaged - Smith and Woodford
Worth every cast: Lure of trophy muskies is too much for many to ignore
DNR release: Too many boaters not following aquatic invasive species laws
Fishing report: Fish showing up along deeper weed lines
Repetition is key to holding a child’s interest in fishing
Good things happen when in harmony with the land
Rosemary Hayne, 71
Funeral - David Diedrich, 25
Memorial Service - Rosemary Hayne, 71
Funeral - Harriet Gaffaney, 91
Funeral - Eileen Guderian, 84
Take a page from Reagan’s playbook to address climate change
Minnesota’s biodiesel mandate is costly, risky and unfair
It's Our Turn: Time to put an end to silence
Echo Press Editorial: Veterans looking for work get well-deserved boost
Echo Press Editorial: Here’s how to save the world in your own yard
Peace, solitude and privacy
Farm Bill provision to help beginning farmers, ranchers
Mosquitoes, oh my!
Flooded gardens and short season crops
The funny side of life on the farm
Douglas County K-9 units earn top scores
On the street
Brenton Engineering expands its facilities
Dr. Gregory Gesell joins local hospital
Minnesota workforce, business needs align
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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
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
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
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
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
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
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