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Alexandria celebrates in the streets
Meeting to address help for those with autism
Rep. Peterson: Rural America's critical infrastructure needs include broadband, flood control
So you think you can dance? It may not be legal under current city ordinance
As storms roll in, so does help for cleaning up
Legion Baseball: Rain delays Alex-Moorhead game until Saturday morning
Junior Legion: Blacks win District 9 title
The pitch for horseshoes
Storhaug locks up first triathlon win in Clearwater
Legion Baseball: Alex tops Fergus in substate opener
VFW Auxiliary to host salad luncheon
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
At Douglas County Library: Fun socks, Legos and oh yeah, books!
Tickets available for 25th chamber music festival
Lakes museum plans events for book lovers
Engaged - Friedrichs and Werk
Engaged - Batcher and Janssen
Engaged - Berglin and Kolden
Engaged - Gearman and Whiting
Wedding - Karthikeyan and Freborg
Should have got a bigger net: Eight-year old lands 50-incher on Miltona
Mike Frisch: Froggin' for big bass
Plenty of panfish for annual Senior Fishing Day
A booming bass bite: Local tournament circuit finds success on area lakes
Morken: Summer deer-hunting work will pay off in the fall
Clifford W. Wunderlich
Lois Elaine Lindberg
Joy L. McWhorter
Jean A. Johnson
Views by the Echo Press Editorial Board: Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down
Letter: State's budget process is concerning
Commentary: Look at the big picture for B-E
Echo Press Editorial: Beware of storm-damage rebate offers
In The Know: The true side of volunteering
Millerville gets hands-on with butter
Tractors to parade down 36 mile memory lane
Douglas County 4-H campers
Cattlemen invite public to July 11 get-together
4-H announces K-3 summer camps
A new place for ink opens in Alexandria
Author Faith Sullivan to sign books in Alexandria
Knute Nelson partners with Centrex Rehab, adds memory care unit
Glenwood State Bank joins top workplace list
New wedding venue opens in Alexandria
hires and promotions
On The Street
August 2, 2013
Alexandria City Council member Owen Miller receives award
Alexandria City Council member Owen Miller was recognized by the Coalition of Greater Minnesota Cities (CGMC) July 25 during the coalition's...
August 2, 2013 - 12:00am
March 27, 2013
Service to Mankind applications sought
The Alexandria Sertoma Club will honor one community member with the annual Service to Mankind Award. This award will be presented to a non-Sertoma member who has displayed exceptional service to the community, state and province or nation. People who know someone who exemplifies...
March 27, 2013 - 12:00am
November 9, 2012
Fifth annual Christian service award presentation set for November 16
The Unity Foundation invites everyone to attend the 5th annual Ernie Unruh Christian Service Award presentation on Friday, November 16. This event is in conjunction with the monthly Faith at Work Lunch at the Broadway Ballroom, noon to 1 p.m. The cost is $10 per person. Tickets can...
November 9, 2012 - 12:00am
September 28, 2012
Open house planned for Chaplain James Oakland
A celebration of ministry retirement open house reception honoring Pastor James Oakland, chaplain at Knute Nelson, will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. on Monday, October 1 in the chapel lounge at Knute Nelson, 420 12th Avenue East, Alexandria. The public is invited to attend. "For five...
September 28, 2012 - 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
November 5, 2010
Living Waters to hold Hispanic service
Living Waters Church in Alexandria will hold a Hispanic service on Saturday, November 6 at 5 p.m. It will be held at the church's community outreach center, 59 Glenn Road in Alexandria. For information, call (320) 763-5224 or (763) 232-1712.
November 5, 2010 - 12:00am
June 23, 2010
JHS students learn through service
Students in Kelly Hilbrands' sixth hour senior social II class at Jefferson High School (JHS) in Alexandria took part in a service-learning project...
June 23, 2010 - 12:00am
May 9, 2010
Memorial service set for miscarried babies
St. Cloud Hospital Family Birthing Center/Resolve Through Sharing (RTS) Bereavement Services and the Spiritual Care department will have a memorial prayer service and burial for miscarried babies at 4 p.m. Thursday, May 20, at Calvary Cemetery, St. Cloud. This service is for families...
May 9, 2010 - 2:59pm
June 19, 2009
Jefferson bus service to Fargo to continue uninterrupted
Charles Zelle, CEO and president of Jefferson Lines announced recently that Jefferson Lines will provide uninterrupted service to the communities that were served by Greyhound. "It is my great pleasure to provide safe, affordable bus transportation to Fargo, Fergus Falls, Alexandria...
June 19, 2009 - 12:00am
May 27, 2009
Record number of Minnesotans file taxes from home computers
The Internal Revenue Service has announced that Minnesotans electronically filed in record numbers this year. Nearly 1.9 million federal tax returns were filed electronically by Minnesotans during tax season this year, led by a big increase in people using home computers. Last year...
May 27, 2009 - 12:00am
May 22, 2009
Remembering our veterans: Memorial Day parades, services slated for Monday
This weekend, communities around the country will not only be celebrating the start of summer, they will be observing Memorial Day - a time to...
May 22, 2009 - 12:00am
February 13, 2009
Verizon Wireless purchases Alltel
Verizon Wireless, a joint venture of Verizon Communications and Vodafone has completed its purchase of Alltel Corporation from Atlantis Holdings LLC. Verizon paid approximately $5.9 billion for the equity of Alltel.
February 13, 2009 - 12:00am
February 11, 2009
Sign-up for 2009 DCP taking place
Producers are reminded that the 2009 Direct Countercyclical Program (DCP) sign-up is going on right now in local Farm Service Agency (FSA) Offices. Due to the narrow timeframe to complete sign-up, producers are being strongly encouraged to take care of their sign-up now. When provisions...
February 11, 2009 - 12:00am
January 8, 2009
More snow headed this way
A winter weather advisory for the Douglas County area has been issued from the National Weather Service in the Twin Cities. The advisory is in effect from 9 p.m. tonight, Thursday, until 9 p.m.
January 8, 2009 - 12:00am
December 30, 2008
IRS offers end-of-year, money savings tips
The Internal Revenue Service reminds taxpayers they have just a few weeks left to make final tax-related financial moves for the 2008 tax year. Taxpayers can take the first step toward tax planning by reviewing law changes and their tax situation. Some planning or action now could...
December 30, 2008 - 12:00am