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Students advance in taekwondo careers
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Wrestling: Knights fall to Wolves in dual
Girls basketball: Knights 4-2 after Ashby win
Boys basketball: Slow start dooms Chargers at Hillcrest
A space for young learners: Library exhibit combines science and art
One page at a time: Library can help you through the holidays
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
Donors can swap books for wine
A family affair: Three generations of women keep salon growing
Serving up 'real food'
Helping African firefighters
Cross-country bicyclist to stop in Alexandria
Extremely rare Canada lynx spotted in Minnesota's Chippewa National Forest
Mike Frisch: Icing winter walleyes
Local hunters keep an eye on CWD developments
Morken: Make the most of this final month
Five cases of CWD confirmed in southeastern Minnesota
Kenneth "Fritz" Roy Dahlke
Herbert Nicholas Botzet
Elda Evelyn Lindquist
Linda L. Moske
EDITORIAL: Area needs a homeless shelter
Our Turn: Echo Press saves taxpayers money
LETTER: Farm bill renewal is in sight
LETTER: Peterson should ignore bad advice
Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down
Extension schedules land rent meeting for farmers, landowners
Managing boxelder bugs as the cold sets in
Step away from that pruning saw!
Going far with 4-H horses
County crafting buffer compliance rules
ATCC Foundation honors 2017 philanthropists
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December 3, 2017
OUR TURN: Lying to my kids
One of my mother's hard and fast parenting rules was, "Never lie." I appreciated that growing up, so when my husband Gabriel and I started talking...
December 3, 2017 - 11:38am
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
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
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
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