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Weekend rain strains sewer plant's capacity
Law Enforcement Blotter: Thursday, August 17
Drug conviction earns more than seven years in prison
Meet the new Pet of the Week: Matzo (w/video)
Updated: Boy dies after rollover accident, girl injured
Sports schedule for Friday, August 18
Football: B-E ready to make next step
Next man up: Empting takes over at QB after Roste's three-year run
A promise kept: Plan started at the Viking Speedway is rekindled after the death of a friend
Matt Cullen comes home to play for the Wild
Knute Nelson to celebrate Alexandria's seniors
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
Habitat for Humanity dedicates two new homes
Photo of the Week
Johnson - Engebretson
Morken: Habitat key to curbing coyotes' effect on fawns
DNR report: Fewer small game hunters buy licenses in 2016
Morken: Death of Bosek hits hard for many
Plenty of deer harvest opportunities locally
DNR sees illegal use of hydraulic jets on more local waters
Delores M. Johnson
Jennifer R. Lorenz-Billings
Richard Henry Tomford
Sylvia O. Johnson
It's Our Turn: Will we let hatred divide us?
Letter: We need to work and pray together
Commentary: Think of the possibilities new school would bring
Echo Press Editorial: Blank page speaks volumes
Observations from the Archives: 1967: Fair features racing ostrich-pulled carts
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
Millerville gets hands-on with butter
Minnesota adds 7,700 jobs in July; unemployment rate unchanged
Grant helps Glenwood with downtown facelift
Leadership change at Runestone Museum
Schwan's announces acquisitions as frozen food company beefs up its pizza business
Aagard expands to pull all workers into one building
hires and promotions
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March 31, 2017
WCA Speech wraps up regular season tournament
The West Central Area Speech team ended its regular season speech tournament in Osakis on Saturday, March 18. Kristin Gilbertson in poetry and Emma Saulsbury in storytelling received honorable mentions. Those who received superiors include Max Duncan, humorous; Emily Engen, storytelling;...
March 31, 2017 - 10:00am
December 28, 2016
Successfully growing traditional plants of the season
Several traditional holiday plants make their appearance in your local retail markets this time of year. If you're looking for a gift plant or...
December 28, 2016 - 10:00am
December 21, 2016
'Tis the season to fend off colds and flu
The holidays are just around the corner, and for many parents, all they want for Christmas is for the cold and flu bugs to stay away. The Horizon Public Health team, which serves Douglas, Grant, Pope, Stevens and Traverse counties, recommends the following best practices to keep families...
December 21, 2016 - 9:00am
December 14, 2016
Theatre L'Homme Dieu announces 57th season
Theatre L'Homme Dieu will celebrate its 57th season with musicals, comedies and dramas spanning a century, as well as a curated concert series. Season passes (one admission per theatrical production) and flex passes (five admissions to be used any time for theatrical productions)...
December 14, 2016 - 10:00am
November 25, 2016
First Lutheran Church presents The Living Nativity
The members of First Lutheran Church in Alexandria will again present The Living Nativity on Saturday, Dec. 3, from 5 to 8 p.m., with a walk-through...
November 25, 2016 - 8:00am
February 5, 2016
Ten winter health hazards and solutions
By Bob Shaw St. Paul Pioneer Press The top 10 health hazards of the season — as we emerge from a series of below-zero days — go beyond merely feeling cold. In fact, frostbite wasn't even mentioned by doctors who were asked what people should worry about during winter....
February 5, 2016 - 12:00am
April 12, 2013
Another ski season comes to an end
An Andes Tower Hills employee made sure Jay Lindvall of Chokio and Jeff Anderson of Kensington were loaded up on a chairlift properly on April...
April 12, 2013 - 12:00am
April 8, 2011
Hello spring, goodbye winter
Just like their human counterparts, animals and birds are adjusting to the change of seasons. Ducks in Alexandria walked among swirling snowflakes...
April 8, 2011 - 12:00am
January 28, 2009
2008 income tax season begins
The Minnesota Department of Revenue has announced that the state income tax filing season is officially under way. The department is now accepting individual income tax returns for tax year 2008. "This year, with a challenged economy, taxpayers are counting on their tax refunds more...
January 28, 2009 - 12:00am
December 19, 2008
TLHD announces 2009 lineup: Special ticket pricing if ordered by Dec. 31
Theatre L'Homme Dieu (THLD) in Alexandria is proud to announce its upcoming 2009 season. TLHD, which has offered summer stock theater to the...
December 19, 2008 - 12:00am
Letter - Traditions of the season
To the editor: We are truly blessed to be living in our area with all the beautiful and meaningful traditions of the season. We celebrate far more than the spirit of Santa Claus in our area. There are two traditions that I feel deserving of very special mention. St. Mary's Church...
December 19, 2008 - 12:00am
November 25, 2008
Spirit of the season starts with Christmas in the Fort
The crisp, wintry weather may have some believing the holiday season is here, but this Friday, November 28, residents are invited to officially let the spirit of the season begin with the annual Christmas in the Fort event. Christmas in the Fort, which includes the annual lighting...
November 25, 2008 - 12:00am
'Tis the season - to shop
Santa may already be working on his Christmas list and checking it twice, but what about this year's die-hard shoppers? The start of the holiday shopping season - the day after Thanksgiving, which is now better known as Black Friday - is right around the corner and local retailers...
November 25, 2008 - 12:00am
October 8, 2008
Hunters: Focus on new regulations
Since waterfowl season opened October 4 and most deer seasons open November 8, hunters should be aware of new regulations. "Whether you are an avid hunter or just trying it for the first time, there are some new laws that may affect your hunting this year," Senator Bill Ingebrigtsen,...
October 8, 2008 - 12:00am
August 1, 2008
Peak West Nile virus season
With the first human cases of West Nile virus (WNV) disease for 2008 confirmed in three Minnesota residents Monday, state health officials urged Minnesotans to protect themselves from mosquitoes from now through September. The first three cases of the year are residents of Becker,...
August 1, 2008 - 12:00am