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Firing of central Minn. police officer for DWI upheld by arbitrator
In the eye of Irma: Former Alexandria couple caught in hurricane
Soft lockdown lifted at West Central Area Secondary School
Law Enforcement Blotter: Wednesday, September 20
UPDATE: Driver identified in fatal motorcycle crash on I-94
Volleyball: Cards sweep St. Cloud Apollo in conference match
Nice day for a run
Sports schedule for Thursday, Sept. 21
Cross country: Chargers see progress in Melrose
Cross Country: WCA sets records and takes first in Melrose
Faith Events: Speaker coming to Osakis High
Country Blossom Farm holds baking, eating contests
Community Education classes available
Events promote talking about suicide
Ecumen gives look at daytime senior care
Don & Betty Kuelbs
Gary & Molly Buse
Gary & Molly Buse
DNR release: Optimistic about Saturday's duck opener
Posted, but done properly? Rules, prosecuting case can be complicated
Mike Frisch: Cover more water
A whirlwind of a win: Alexandria anglers take big payday in first pro tournament
DNR roadside survey: Pheasant index down 26 percent
Michelle Kay "Ma Miller" Miller
Betty Ruth Berry
Sharon L. Thoennes
Letter: Don't put gravel pit in Forada
Letter: Confederate statues promote division
Letter: No right way to protest
Echo Press Editorial: A wake-up call about drunk driving
In the Know: Armor - an unfortunate necessity
Dairy council seeks candidates
Tomato tasting at the library
What's wrong with my tomato plant?
There's still time to plant veggies
Haying and grazing OK on some Conservation Reserve land
Tastefully Simple confirms layoffs, opening up building space for tenants
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Feds allow more time for comment on Internet access
Alexandria ReStore remains open, plans expansion
Glenwood resort receives Century Resort designation
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Runestone Community Center
September 1, 2017
Hygiene items, words of hope being collected for Texas
As donations come in for Hurricane Harvey relief, the group at the Runestone Community Center says more personal hygiene items are needed. Those...
September 1, 2017 - 12:11pm
June 12, 2017
Five things to know from Alexandria City Council
The Alexandria City Council is trying once again to get funding from the Minnesota Legislature to help pay for a proposed $8 million expansion at the Runestone Community Center. The city applied for funding in two past legislative sessions but it was not approved. Last December, the...
June 12, 2017 - 10:46pm
May 10, 2017
Earning their degrees
Hundreds gathered at the Runestone Community Center in Alexandria on Wednesday, May 10, for the the 56th annual commencement ceremony for Alexandria...
May 10, 2017 - 7:17pm
May 3, 2017
Kennedi's Karnival to benefit Hay family
Kennedi's Karnival, a benefit for the family of 4-year-old Kennedi Hay, will be held on Sunday, May 7, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Runestone Community Center in Alexandria. The carnival will include lunch, cake walk games, music, magician, a chance to win prizes, children's crafts,...
May 3, 2017 - 6:05am
August 28, 2015
Council wants to know what public thinks of possible RCC expansion
Should the Runestone Community Center in Alexandria be expanded? The city of Alexandria wants the public’s ideas on the topic. The Alexandria City Council will meet in the City Council Chambers of the Alexandria City Hall, 704 Broadway, at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, September 14,...
August 28, 2015 - 12:00am
May 6, 2015
Groundwater Festival makes water fun for kids
Nearly 540 fourth grade students from area schools participated in the 22nd annual Children’s Groundwater Festival on Friday, May 1 at the...
May 6, 2015 - 12:00am
March 25, 2015
Out and About: Decoy and Sporting Collectible Show
Carvers from all over and fans of their work came out in force to the 11th annual Rudy Zwieg Decoy and Sporting Collectible Show at the Runestone...
March 25, 2015 - 12:00am
November 27, 2014
A glimpse into an expanded RCC
Cost options range from $11.5 to $32.5 million
November 27, 2014 - 12:00am
March 28, 2014
RCC avoids major expenses with R-22
Many ice rinks around the country may soon need upwards of $1 million to replace ice cooling systems in wake of an international agreement to...
March 28, 2014 - 12:00am
February 26, 2014
Council looks into adding third sheet of ice at RCC
Local groups say there’s big need for more ice time
February 26, 2014 - 12:00am
May 11, 2012
Love INC garage sale planned
A charity garage sale will be held Saturday, May 19 from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Runestone Community Center (RCC) main rink in Alexandria. The event will raise funds for Love INC of Douglas County and Mercy Orphanages. Supplemental funds will be provided by Thrivent Financial. Donations...
May 11, 2012 - 12:00am
March 26, 2010
RCC has safeguards in place, says manager
The Runestone Community Center in Alexandria is "ahead of the curve" in making sure its air quality is safe. That's according to RCC Manager Vinnie Hennen. In fact, when the newspaper contacted him on Wednesday, he knew what the topic was going to be before the reporter started...
March 26, 2010 - 12:05am
February 12, 2010
Seltz resigns from Runestone Community Center Commission
At its meeting Monday night, the Alexandria City Council accepted the resignation of Jack Seltz from the Runestone Community Center Commission. In his letter of resignation, Seltz said he was resigning because of increasing demands on his time away from the city. "I have been honored...
February 12, 2010 - 12:00am
July 17, 2009
A new floor for the RCC
So you think surfacing your driveway was hard work?
July 17, 2009 - 12:05am