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Osakis celebrates Christmas Downtown
House in Evansville catches fire
Search for missing teen leads to three arrests in Alexandria
Light Up the Night!
County board OKs refunding of hospital bonds
Boys basketball: Cards falter late in loss to section power Detroit Lakes
Sports roundup from Saturday, December 20
Sports roundup from Friday, December 19
Sports roundup from Thursday, December 18
Pushing for a new identity
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
Reanie Mrnak, 87
Melvin Paradis, 75
Donald Huwe, 82
Memorial Service - Carl Kremer, 67
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
Last minute gifts for the constant gardener
Greater protection for specialty crop growers
Grant money available for agriculture teachers
Photo contest features birds for all seasons
More wildlife habitat approved
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
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