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Bumpy drive over tracks to get smoother
Five things to know from city council
Tastefully Simple's zoning request approved
Bjurman resigns from assistant principal
Vandals paint messages on B-E school issue
Osakis High School celebrates state title
Softball: WCA suffers late-inning struggles heading into playoffs
Boys Tennis: Alex tops DL in regular season finale
Softball: Panthers' DeBoer hits walk-off over B-E
True Team: Streaks make believers of themselves after Class A title
Outdoor religious drama ends May 25
Discovery Middle School partners with church to stock food shelf
Walk, open house for mental health awareness
Engaged - Schmidt and Murray
Engaged - Harstad and Engebretson
Wedding - Von Bank and Hoelscher
Wedding - Skudlarek and Oestreich
Births - March 31, 2017
Fee increases added to final environment bill
Morken: Still time to fill that tag as toms continue to sound off
Minnesota opener: Slow going on Reno Saturday morning
Mike Frisch: Tips for opening-day walleyes
An officer shortage: DNR enters opener down 25 COs statewide
Dennis Douglas Pearson
Marion G. Bauer
Gilbert G. Poepping
Frances L. Lesuer
Lola M. Olson
It's Our Turn: An astonishing blur of technology
Echo Press editorial: Who will pay for clean water?
Observations from the Archives: 2007: Freedom to Breathe Act bans public indoor smoking
Guest editorial: More urban-rural unity needed
Letter: Putting God in a box
4-H trains youth as camp counselors
4-H'ers take the stage
Master gardeners plant sale coming up
Crabgrass prevention in your home lawn
Gardening Brown Bag series offered
Groundbreaking next week on mental health facility
On the Street
New Aagard program provides tool cabinets for employees
Chamber introduces new networking event
ATCC Foundation holds scholarship recognition event
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On The Street
December 21, 2016
Santa Day in Carlos
Crafts, coloring, hot dogs and cookies were part of the Santa Day at the Carlos Town Hall on Friday. The Liberty Livewires 4-H led the craft...
December 21, 2016 - 8:00am
December 16, 2016
Light Up the Night winners
The Echo Press' third annual Light up the Night contest paved the way for spectacular displays, whimsical designs and brilliant lights. Though...
December 16, 2016 - 6:00am
December 2, 2016
Here comes Santa Claus
Santa Claus is coming to the Echo Press. The public is invited to pay him a visit on Thursday, Dec. 8, from 3 to 6 p.m. Children who come will have a chance to get their photos taken with Santa. The first 150 children who get their pictures taken will receive a coupon for one free...
December 2, 2016 - 6:00am
December 21, 2015
Track Santa's movements on Christmas Eve
By Wade Rupard, Forum News Service Every kid anxiously awaits Christmas morning so they can wander to the tree and see what Santa Claus left...
December 21, 2015 - 9:54am
December 5, 2015
Holiday fun in Osakis
Osakis Public School was the place to be Saturday morning, as families came out to enjoy some holiday fun. Along with visits with Santa, children...
December 5, 2015 - 12:09pm
December 4, 2015
Here comes Santa Claus!
Get your wish list ready, kids — Santa Claus will be in Alexandria next week to meet with you in-person. The Echo Press will host Santa Day on Thursday, Dec. 10 from 3 to 6 p.m.
December 4, 2015 - 8:29am
Santa Claus makes a stop in Garfield
Santa Claus is coming to Garfield on Sunday, Dec. 13 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Garfield City Hall. All are welcome to attend. Soup and sandwiches will be served for $5 each or $15 for a family of four. All proceeds will go to support the Garfield First Responders. Donations...
December 4, 2015 - 12:00am
December 3, 2015
Prairie Christmas features Santa, crafts
The public is invited to attend the annual Prairie Christmas, a family event, on Saturday, Dec. 5 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Parkers Prairie High School. The cost is $2 or $1 with a food shelf item. The event will include more than 50 unique crafters and vendors. Santa will be available...
December 3, 2015 - 4:49pm
December 2, 2015
Sensitive Santa offers sensory-friendly experience
The Windmill Project will host its annual Sensitive Santa event on Sunday, Dec. 6 from 2 to 3:30 p.m. at Grand Arbor in Alexandria.
December 2, 2015 - 12:00am
May 13, 2015
A legacy continues
Nonprofit started to honor local Santa
May 13, 2015 - 12:00am
December 12, 2012
Out and About: Time for Santa
Santa Claus is popping up everywhere in Alexandria. He was spotted water-skiing on Lake Geneva on Sunday afternoon, December 2. Mike Bistrow...
December 12, 2012 - 12:00am
Santa for Seniors enters second year
Spread a little Christmas cheer by supporting the second annual Santa for Seniors, a program that provides a holiday gift basket and visit from kids to seniors in the Alexandria community. To donate a monetary or non-perishable gift, call or stop by United Way of Douglas and Pope...
December 12, 2012 - 12:00am
December 6, 2012
Santa coming to Miltona
On Saturday, December 8 at the Miltona Community Center in Miltona, the Miltona Fire Department will offer activities and visits from Santa in the community center for Miltona Santa Day. Among the activities will be a craft sale from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., make and take crafts for all...
December 6, 2012 - 1:55pm
Have breakfast with Santa at Alexandria UMC
Alexandria United Methodist Church will host its fourth annual Breakfast with Santa Saturday, December 8 between 9 and 10a.m. All children will receive a free photo with Santa, as well as a book from United Way of Douglas and Pope Counties. Alexandria UMC youth will also provide...
December 6, 2012 - 1:34pm
December 1, 2011
Santa Day at Echo Press is this Saturday
Santa Claus is coming to town! Echo Press Santa Day is this Saturday, December 3 from 9 a.m. to noon. Stop by the Echo Press office at 225 7th Avenue East, Alexandria with a donation for the food shelf and have your child's photo taken with Santa. And you'll receive a free 4x6 print...
December 1, 2011 - 12:15pm