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Search and rescue effort underway on Lake Le Homme Dieu
Minnesota wolf population stable
5-year-old Henning girl injured in farm accident
At funeral of Watkins girl, mourners try to cope with 'evil act'
Body found in Park Rapids lake; crash victim identified
Volleyball: Osakis goes 2-2 at Albany Tournament
Sports schedule for Saturday, August 27
Girls tennis: Osakis ties for seventh at Delano tourney
Girls soccer: Tie tests Alex to begin season
Hobie's new toy: Released in April, the Eclipse paddleboard draws intrigue
Underwater Art: Decoys on display in Evansville
Robby Vee finishes out summer concert series
Harper's Chord comes to Carlos Creek Winery
Alpha Course teaches basics of faith
Strive to be a foundation for others
Births - Aug. 26, 2016
Engaged - Hanson and Lund
Births - through Aug. 12, 2016
Engaged - Dokken-McFann and Gran
Births - Aug. 3-8, 2016
DNR to close Mille Lacs walleye season next month
Morken: What the numbers say about declining hunters and anglers
Stringer full of walleyes
Work begins on statewide deer management plan
A big bass for Beau
Carol J. Hansen
William 'Bill' Bretz
Clara "Clair" A. Gustafson
Bernard "Bernie" V. Dulski
Arland E. Hirman
COMMENTARY: What they're fighting over
COMMENTARY: Clean Power Plan will penalize Minnesota
IT'S OUR TURN: Recalling the dawn of the digital age; facing its challenges
EDITORIAL: Long wait for mental health care must be fixed
IN THE KNOW: Leadership Alexandria is unique blend with strong return
Producers should consider available assistance
Monarchs, roadsides and the law
A century of family and faith
Kensington represented in Princess Kay of the Milky Way
Kalpin family recognized as 2016 U of M Farm Family
MMFCU concludes 60 Days of Giving campaign
Community solar program shining for REA
Chamber Ambassadors visit three local businesses
Celeste Edenloff returns to Echo Press
Dew Drop Inn changes ownership
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
August 19, 2016
How to pass your lake cabin to the next generation
The average age of Minnesota resident seasonal property owners is 62 years. Eighty-six percent of Minnesota seasonal property owners indicated that they would not sell their property in the next three years. In fact, 30 percent of the 86 percent said that they would pass or have passed...
August 19, 2016 - 12:00am
June 15, 2016
Free seminar to explain how to create a will
More than 50 percent of Americans die without having a will in place. Fewer still, 42 percent, have a living will. A will is a legal document that articulates one's intentions regarding estate, designates beneficiaries, names guardians for minor children, makes charitable provisions...
June 15, 2016 - 12:00am
April 22, 2016
Lakes Area Seventh-day Adventist Church will host a live historical series about the life of Emperor Constantine and the rise and fall of religious...
April 22, 2016 - 12:00am
April 1, 2016
Grief seminar open to all who seek healing
Grieving the death of a family member or friend can be painful. The process of learning how to live without that person includes exploring questions and feelings that may be new to a person experiencing the death of their loved one. Anderson Funeral Home in Alexandria will sponsor...
April 1, 2016 - 12:00am
August 7, 2015
Make a simple change
The public is invited to attend One Simple Change, a seminar that will explain how to make big leaps in health with tiny steps, Wednesday, August 12 at 7 p.m. at Broadway Ballroom in Alexandria. Board-certified holistic public health nurse Staci Joy will be the featured speaker....
August 7, 2015 - 12:00am
August 30, 2013
Free educational health care and financial series offered
A free educational series sponsored by Thrivent Financial and Knute Nelson will prepare and educate participants on relevant health care and financial issues. Each free educational series is 60 minutes in length and will begin at 6 p.m. at Grand Arbor, 4403 Pioneer Road Southeast,...
August 30, 2013 - 9:17am
March 13, 2013
Blended families are focus of upcoming seminar
Resource Training and Solutions will host an evening session titled, "Blended Families: Real Life Solutions" on Monday, March 18 at 7 p.m. This is a seminar for those living with the complexities of combined families. Ideas and solutions will be presented for issues that are common...
March 13, 2013 - 12:00am
February 8, 2013
YMCA offers health seminar
The Alexandria Area YMCA is offering a healthy living seminar, Defensive Dining, on Tuesday, February 26 at 6:30 p.m. at the YMCA in Alexandria. Participants will learn tips to order lower fat, lower calorie meal options, while enjoying the pleasure of restaurant dining. The seminar...
February 8, 2013 - 12:00am
February 1, 2013
YMCA to host healthy home seminar series
The Alexandria Area YMCA will offer a series of healthy living seminars. At these goal-setting and educational seminars, participants will learn how to take control of health and wellness. The following seminars will be offered: Saturday, February 2 - Shopping Smart for Weight Loss,...
February 1, 2013 - 12:00am
September 7, 2012
Catalyst Church to offer parenting seminar
Catalyst Covenant Church in Alexandria is hosting a parenting seminar at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday evenings, September 12, 19 and 26 in the media center at Woodland School, 1410 South McKay Avenue, Alexandria. "The Family Makeover" seminar is for all soon-to-be-parents, parents of children...
September 7, 2012 - 12:00am
Seminar on employment law to be presented in Osakis
The Osakis Chamber of Commerce will host an employment law seminar at the Walleye Lodge next Friday, September 14 at noon. Tom Jacobson, an attorney with the Swenson Lervick law firm in Alexandria, will present the seminar. Jacobson will focus on the top 10 things companies need...
September 7, 2012 - 12:00am
June 15, 2012
Women in the Word to host seminar for young women
The "Women in the Word" Bible study will host a seminar for young women and their mentors (moms, aunts, sisters, friends, etc.) on Saturday, June 23 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Brandon Auditorium in Brandon. Titled "Everything Comes with a Price: What are You Worth?," the seminar...
June 15, 2012 - 12:00am
April 13, 2012
Alzheimer's Association to present free class in April
The Alzheimer's Association Minnesota-North Dakota, represented by Regional Center Director Carol Thelen, will present Understanding Alzheimer's and Other Related Dementias on April 16 in Alexandria. This presentation provides a basic overview of Alzheimer's disease and focuses on...
April 13, 2012 - 12:00am
March 23, 2012
Marriage can be a laughing matter
Laughter isn't only the best medicine, it can also be the best marriage counselor.
March 23, 2012 - 12:00am
Creation seminar to be held at Ebenezer
Nationally-known author and speaker Brian Young will present a creation seminar at Ebenezer Lutheran Church near Leaf Valley on Saturday, March 24 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Young will speak on creation philosophy, dinosaurs, the Ice Age, amazing animals and other topics. Following...
March 23, 2012 - 12:00am