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Douglas County Hospital gets 'blue ribbon' for vaccination effort
Speaker: Officers are 'not normal; you're special'
Law enforcement blotter: Tuesday, August 23
Almost 1,000 gather in memory of slain 5-year-old Watkins girl
New effort tries to draw more people into area
Sports schedule for Thursday, August 25
99 holes to celebrate 99 years
Fun meets a potential future in stock cars for many young go-kart drivers
Tweaks for progress: Shifted backfield, young line highlight B-E football
Following its headline year: Christensen steps in for Minnewaska football
Put the fun back in parenting
Walk raises awareness of congenital heart defects
AAHS students, alumni kick off Project 1440
Discovery Middle School hosts orientations, open house
Cunninghams win wing sauce contest
Births - through Aug. 12, 2016
Engaged - Dokken-McFann and Gran
Births - Aug. 3-8, 2016
Engaged - Benning and Notch
Engaged - Butler and Joswiak
DNR to close Mille Lacs walleye season next month
Stringer full of walleyes
Morken: What the numbers say about declining hunters and anglers
Work begins on statewide deer management plan
A big bass for Beau
Clara "Clair" A. Gustafson
Bernard "Bernie" V. Dulski
Arland E. Hirman
Roy A. Johnson
Gladys M. Hogan
IN THE KNOW: Leadership Alexandria is unique blend with strong return
LETTER: All are born in spiritual darkness
From the archives - 1966: Six boxes of contest butter to be auctioned off at county fair
EDITORIAL: Small towns can have big problems
LETTER: The same old arguments against Christianity
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
Chamber Ambassadors visit three local businesses
Celeste Edenloff returns to Echo Press
Dew Drop Inn changes ownership
Beach named editor of Echo Press
New rules implemented for telemarketers
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
May 6, 2016
The new 'Mrs. Alexandria'
As the master of ceremonies began reading off general statements about this year's Service to Mankind award recipient, Kathryn LeBrasseur's...
May 6, 2016 - 12:00am
April 13, 2016
Recognize outstanding service with nomination
The Alexandria Sertoma Club is seeking nominations for its Service to Mankind award. The award recognizes outstanding community service by a non-Sertoman, where work is performed on a volunteer basis. This award is the highest honor that Sertoma can bestow on a non-Sertoman. Recipients...
April 13, 2016 - 12:00am
May 3, 2013
Her life of giving touched countless hearts
Sister Patrice Kiefer of Alexandria thought she was at the Alexandria Sertoma Club's Service to Mankind Awards ceremony to give a speech on friend...
May 3, 2013 - 12:00am
May 9, 2012
Boy Scout leader honored for his many good turns
"Do a good turn daily" is the Boy Scouts' slogan. It also applies to Chuck Nettestad of Alexandria. As a Scouting volunteer, he's been doing...
May 9, 2012 - 12:00am
April 22, 2011
Backhaus is 'Sertoman of Year'
Lee Backhaus (Backhaus Appraisals) was chosen as this year's Sertoman of the Year for the Alexandria Sertoma Club. His involvement in this club...
April 22, 2011 - 12:00am
A fisherman with a noble heart
Jim Schoeberl hooked a keeper Wednesday at a surprise banquet given in his honor by the Alexandria Sertoma Club. The Sertoma Club awarded Schoeberl...
April 22, 2011 - 12:00am
Ice Fishing Challenge seeks council action in changing event's location
Anglers competing in Alexandria's Ice Fishing Challenge will have a change of scenery next year. They'll be fishing on Lake Agnes instead of Lake L'Homme Dieu. Edward Reif, president of the Sertoma Club, which sponsors the event along with the Viking Sportsmen, told the Alexandria...
September 22, 2010 - 12:00am
April 16, 2010
Sertomans honor Hevern for 'starting ripples'
In the movie, Pocahontas, Grandmother Willow tells John Smith about the ripples in the water: "So small at first, then look how they grow - but...
April 16, 2010 - 12:00am
February 17, 2010
Small fish, big prizes
Nearly 2,500 anglers took to the ice during Saturday's Ice Fishing Challenge on Lake L'Homme Dieu. Anglers from all over, including Indiana,...
February 17, 2010 - 12:05am
February 10, 2010
Ice anglers hope to nab big prizes
The 10th annual Ice Fishing Challenge - Minnesota's second largest ice fishing tournament - will take place this Saturday, February 13 on Lake L'Homme Dieu near Krueger's Creek public access from noon to 3 p.m. Tickets for the Ice Fishing Challenge, hosted by the Alexandria Sertoma...
February 10, 2010 - 12:00am
November 19, 2009
Pork industry to highlight Alexandria Sertoma Club meeting
Minnesota pork production will take center stage on Wednesday, December 2, at the regularly scheduled meeting of the Alexandria Sertoma Club. Pam Gierke of Center Hill Farm will address the group at noon at the Broadway Ballroom at 115 30th Avenue West in Alexandria. Titled "The...
November 19, 2009 - 2:06pm
May 15, 2009
Bosek wins Sertoma's highest honor
The name of the 2009 Sertoma Service to Mankind award recipient is one well-known to many area residents. Whether it be at church; a meeting...
May 15, 2009 - 12:00am
February 6, 2009
Up for a challenge? Try the Ice Fishing Challenge this Saturday
Mother Nature must have been listening when organizers of the Ice Fishing Challenge asked for good weather. The forecast for the 9th annual event, which is slated for this Saturday, February 7, calls for temperatures in the low 30s with partly sunny skies. "I think we are finally...
February 6, 2009 - 12:00am
January 1, 2009
Time to gear up for 9th annual Ice Fishing Challenge
The 9th annual Ice Fishing Challenge, sponsored by the Alexandria Sertoma Club and Viking Sportsmen, is set to take place Saturday, February 7 on Lake L'Homme Dieu near Krueger's Creek public access from noon to 3 p.m. Tickets for the Ice Fishing Challenge are $35 if purchased in...
January 1, 2009 - 12:00am