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Two killed in collision with train near Paynesville
Osakis woman injured in rollover
A life in law enforcement
Lower gas prices may boost holiday travel
B-E boys basketball: Quinn layup gives Chargers victory over Swanville
Boys Hockey: Who's in goal
Sports schedule for Tuesday, November 25
Runestone Go-Karts hand out awards
Engfer named Osakis football MVP
Decorate your tree with museum artifact
Radiothon to End Child Abuse kicks off
‘Words from Grandma’
Benefit for Allen Fyhrie family set
Beef brisket: Not your typical leftovers
Engaged - Boesl and Noetzelman
Births - Douglas County Hospital through November 17, 2014
Births - Douglas County Hospital through November 10, 2014
Births - Douglas County Hospital through October 27, 2014
Wedding - Huwe and Stromberg
Chasing pheasants with friends
Total deer harvest down 32,500 through second weekend
Friends in the field
Initial deer registration numbers drop from 2013 season
First buck is a big one for Moen
Lee Boyd, 68
Memorial Service - Jim McCarthy, 84
Funeral - Kenneth Gross, 84
Service - Rachel Ruter, 62
Memorial Service - Jayne Nyhammer, 56
Letter: Stop the stigma and raise awareness of lung cancer
Observations from the archives, 1964: Jerry Van Kempen is emcee at cooking school
Echo Press Editorial: Don’t let scammers wreck your holiday
Letter: Thank hospice and home care workers
Letter: Support the end of coal-fired electricity, not fantasy physics
Successfully grow holiday plants
Bitter winter has impact on gypsy moth
What about bur oak blight?
Answers to your gardening questions
Sign-up extended for Margin Protection Program
Two local radio stations may have new owners
Scientific opinion poll: Small business owners are hiring
Voyager Industries earns ISO 9001: 2008 certification
Letter: Was health care plan transparent?
Letter: Time for parents to raise kids
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
February 19, 2010
Geologist and author Scott Wolter talked about his research that supports the authenticity of the Kensington Runestone during "A Night at the...
February 19, 2010 - 12:00am
January 15, 2010
Networking, learning and more to take place at 'Night at the Museum'
The Runestone Museum in downtown Alexandria is once again hosting its annual "Night at the Museum." This year's event has been scheduled for...
January 15, 2010 - 12:00am
December 2, 2009
Christmas comes to life
Chris Nathan of Brooklyn Park, who was visiting relatives in the Alexandria area, took pictures of his two daughters, Britta (left) and Emily, with Santa and Mrs. Claus at the Runestone Museum's annual Christmas in the Fort, which took place last Friday. The Nathans were among the...
December 2, 2009 - 12:05am
November 26, 2009
Stage is set for Christmas in the Fort today
The stage is set for another festive holiday season in Alexandria. Crews from Alexandria Light and Power and the city street department put...
November 26, 2009 - 12:05am
November 20, 2009
Spirit of the season to begin at annual Christmas in the Fort
There may not be any snow on the ground yet, but it's time to start thinking about the holidays. Christmas in the Fort, which includes the annual...
November 20, 2009 - 12:00am
September 16, 2009
Exploring Viking connections
The Runestone Museum in Alexandria recently welcomed two guests who brought a Viking ship to its doors. Sam Shoults and his wife of Hannibal, Missouri made a stop in Alexandria on their way to the Gimli, Manitoba Icelandic Festival. At the Icelandic Festival, he will sail his ship...
September 16, 2009 - 12:00am
August 19, 2009
Big Ole gets his wings back
Bob Wolfe of Indigo Signworks re-installed the wings on Big Ole's helmet after one of them blew off in a storm two summers ago. At that time,...
August 19, 2009 - 12:05am
July 24, 2009
Free outdoor concerts to take place in the fort
A new concert series will take place in Fort Alexandria at the Runestone Museum. Anderson Funeral Home is sponsoring the free outdoor concerts,...
July 24, 2009 - 12:00am
July 2, 2009
Runestone Museum: Preserving history and providing cultural opportunities
Since its founding in 1958, the Runestone Museum has been dedicated to preserving the history and heritage of Douglas County and its communities...
July 2, 2009 - 12:00am
May 29, 2009
Runestone Museum gets grant for security
The Runestone Museum Foundation recently received a $4,000 grant that will be used for the purchase of a security system for the Runestone Museum. The security system, according to Runestone Museum Manager Julie Blank, will be a replacement system to what the museum currently has. ...
May 29, 2009 - 12:00am