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Winter weather blows into area; events canceled
Alexandria man sentenced in gun case
Law enforcement blotter: Monday, Dec. 5
Law enforcement blotter: Friday, Dec. 2 through Sunday, Dec. 4
Osakis man accused of attempted stabbing at Alexandria bar
Sports schedule for Tuesday, Dec. 6 (Updated with postponements)
Cardinals wrestling starts season with tourneys
Cards run past Moorhead in opener
Girls basketball: Cards drop first game against state-ranked Centennial
Sports roundup from Saturday, Dec. 3
Event restores hope during the holidays
Empty Chair Gala to benefit REACH program
50 gigs in 50 states
Search for Miss Teen Douglas County announced
Sensitive Santa is safe place for special needs children
Wedding - Steinhagen and Sperl
Wedding - Cunningham and Thielke
Births - Nov. 25, 2016
Wedding - Carlson and Klohn
Births - Nov. 18, 2016
From the stand: A good way to end it
Applications open for spring turkey's first two seasons
Morken: Some "hunters" don't represent hunting
Bucks on the ground
Morken: Run in circles by a giant
Christian "Christy" Lorsung
Ann C. Ebsen
LETTER: Collin Peterson is a class act Democrat
EDITORIAL: Don't ditch local businesses this Christmas
COMMENTARY: Cheap wages should anger Alexandrians
COMMENTARY: MNsure can make the best of a difficult situation for consumers
OUR TURN: Some protests are more effective than others
2016 University of Minnesota Top 10 performing annuals
Weak farm economy adds twists to rental negotiations
Producers encouraged to consider FSA options
Applications available for Conservation Stewardship Program
Tips for container-grown succulents
Making a new home
Alex Carpet One supports Building for America's Bravest
Knute Nelson Hospice delivers veteran-centric care
ATCC, area businesses host annual tour days
Sixth Avenue Wine & Ale to close at year's end
hires and promotions
On The Street
September 23, 2016
Hospital donates defibrillator to senior center
The Douglas County Hospital Auxiliary recently donated a defibrillator and mounted casing for the machine to the Alexandria Senior Center. Due...
September 23, 2016 - 12:00am
July 20, 2016
Alexandria Senior Center seeks to preserve war history
For the last two years, a veterans group of about 30 people has met monthly at the Alexandria Senior Center. The core of the group is made up...
July 20, 2016 - 12:00am
January 13, 2016
Special veterans chat group highlights Vietnam program
A special meeting is scheduled for the WWII Chat Group on Friday, Jan. 22 at 2 p.m. at the Alexandria Senior Center. David Pfam will be the special guest speaker. Pfam was evacuated from his homeland, Vietnam, at age 19 and brought to Osakis. Since that time, he has lived, worked,...
January 13, 2016 - 12:00am
Grandmothers to present show of songs, stories
The public is invited to attend a free program of songs and stories featuring Anne Dunn on Sunday, Jan. 17 at 2:30 p.m. at the Alexandria Senior...
January 13, 2016 - 12:00am
December 18, 2015
AARP Tax-Aide volunteers needed
In order to keep the AARP tax site open at the Alexandria Senior Center, it needs volunteers to assist in the program. AARP Tax-Aide program volunteers provide free personal income tax counseling and tax form preparation for low to middle income persons and senior citizens. Tax-Aide...
December 18, 2015 - 12:00am
December 4, 2015
Christmas lunch showcases theme tables
The public is invited to attend a Christmas luncheon on Saturday, Dec. 5 at 11 a.m. at Alexandria Senior Center, 414 Hawthorne Street in Alexandria. The event includes theme tables, games, a catered lunch and entertainment. Tickets are $20 per person. They are available at the...
December 4, 2015 - 12:00am
December 2, 2015
Handmade quilts go toward local, foreign programs
The Quilt and Sew group at the Alexandria Senior Center will sell handmade tied quilts at the senior center bake sale on Tuesday, Dec. 8 from...
December 2, 2015 - 12:00am
November 6, 2015
Father-daughter duo to sing at senior center
Father-daughter singing team Gary Mattson and Rachel Capistrant will take the stage on Sunday, November 8 at 2:30 p.m. at the Alexandria Senior...
November 6, 2015 - 12:00am
October 24, 2015
Lessons in art at Alexandria Senior Center
Art, ideas and instruction all came together at the Alexandria Senior Center Saturday. From 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., the center hosted Art Show...
October 24, 2015 - 4:20pm
October 21, 2015
In the Know: A wonderful place to live
Two years ago I attended the Golden K Pancake Feed at the Alexandria Senior Center. Rumors were rampant that the Center was being sold. Not a rumor! The fact was that it was bankrupt. Letters to the editor and an editorial in the Echo Press, accompanied by the fact that the city...
October 21, 2015 - 12:00am
October 9, 2015
Senior center to host free concert
Singer Sandy Weisser will be featured in a free concert on Sunday, October 11 from 2:30 to 4 p.m. at the Alexandria Senior Center. All are welcome. The...
October 9, 2015 - 12:00am
Alexandria Senior Center elects new board members
The Alexandria Senior Center has new members and new ideas for its future. A special membership meeting took place Monday to elect seven people to fill the senior center board, which is designated for nine members. For the past few months, there have been only three members...
December 9, 2013 - 4:50pm
July 12, 2013
Despite troubles at senior center, Meals on Wheels will continue
The local Meals on Wheels program will keep rolling, no matter what the future holds for the Alexandria Senior Center. As reported in an Echo Press story last month, the center is facing financial challenges. It recently cashed in a certificate of deposit of $59,200 to stay afloat...
July 12, 2013 - 12:00am
Accusations fly at Senior Center meeting
Accusations and pointed questions were raised at Monday's Alexandria Senior Center Board meeting about the future of the center and its director,...
June 12, 2013 - 12:00am