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UPDATED: Victim identified in fire; smoke detectors helped children escape
Echo Press wins 17 awards in state newspaper contest
Law enforcement blotter: Thursday, Dec. 8
Local lawmakers want surplus used for health care, tax relief
Holiday Train to stop in Alexandria
Wrestling: Silverstreaks split at New London-Spicer Tri
Boys basketball: Lakers drop home opener in overtime loss
Boys basketball: Chargers roll to 2-0
Boys basketball: Turnovers haunt Ashby in home-opener
Gymnastics: Cardinals lose close one to Brainerd in home opener
Ernie Unruh Christian Service Award lunch rescheduled
Heaven's headlines are the ones that matter
Students test their knowledge in science fairs
Annual Jingle Bells Telethon is Dec. 10
Crockpot 'crocktails' on standby with or without alcohol
Births - Dec. 9, 2016
Butler and Joswiak
Wedding - Steinhagen and Sperl
Wedding - Cunningham and Thielke
Births - Nov. 25, 2016
Catching those early-ice walleyes
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
Harriet M. Johnson
Christian "Christy" Lorsung
COMMENTARY: Take a look at how Minnesota turkeys are raised
LETTER: Fake news is form of terrorism
LETTER: Burden falling on younger generations
Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down
IT'S OUR TURN: 'Don't forget to remember'
Winter grazing of cover crops is subject of workshop
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
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
Alex ArtWorks holds August's Third Thursday's Art Show
Alex ArtWorks Third Thursday's Art Show will be held Thursday, August 15 from 4 to 7 p.m. at Depot Express Restaurant in Alexandria. This month's...
August 9, 2013 - 12:00am
July 17, 2013
Out and About: Car show and boat show w/video
Boats and cars were the stars at two events in Douglas County Saturday. The 26th annual Minnesota Lakes Classic Boat and Car Show took place...
July 17, 2013 - 12:00am
July 12, 2013
Alex ArtWorks to hold Third Thursday Art Show
Alex ArtWorks Third Thursday's Art Show will be held Thursday, July 18 from 4 to 7 p.m. at Depot Express Restaurant in Alexandria. This month's...
July 12, 2013 - 12:00am
'Legacy' tribute show returns
Back by popular demand, LEGACY: A Tribute to the King of Pop will return to Theatre L'Homme Dieu in Alexandria July 16-21. Show times are 7:30...
July 12, 2013 - 12:00am
March 8, 2013
Rudy Zwieg Decoy Show set for March 16
The ninth annual Rudy Zwieg Decoy Show will be held Saturday, March 16 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Runestone Community Center in Alexandria. More...
March 8, 2013 - 12:00am
November 16, 2012
Art show to be held at Alexandria VFW
On Saturday, November 17 from 5 to 8 p.m., the public is invited to attend an art show to benefit the Carl Moyle Memorial Fund at the Alexandria VFW, 1102 East 3rd Avenue. All proceeds will be donated to Jingle Bells. The framed photography is done by local artist Michelle Werk.
November 16, 2012 - 12:00am
June 29, 2012
Wolf's Rock Haus closes its doors
When Wolfgang Gerdes applied for a disc jockey job at a radio station in 1976, he was met with the bleak response that with his hoarse voice,...
June 29, 2012 - 12:00am
June 20, 2012
Out and About - Antique cars putter into town
A parade of two-cylinder antique cars puttered into Alexandria on Friday, June 15 and made one of their first stops at the Douglas County Historical...
June 20, 2012 - 12:00am
May 4, 2012
A whole lot of sampling going on
A tantalizing array of food, from doughnuts to prime rib, was served up at the Runestone Community Center in Alexandria last Thursday - along...
May 4, 2012 - 12:00am
November 16, 2011
Bethany Community to present Vintage fashion show
Bethany Community in Alexandria will present a vintage fashion show featuring men's and women's apparel from the turn of the century through...
November 16, 2011 - 12:00am
September 30, 2011
'Get Wild' animal show to be held at Catalyst Covenant Church
Catalyst Covenant Church in Alexandria will sponsor a "Get Wild" animal show on Saturday, October 1 at 10 a.m. at Woodland Elementary School in Alexandria. Lori and Jim Quistorff will offer a presentation with animals to help bring understanding of the link between humans and the...
September 30, 2011 - 12:00am
September 9, 2011
Dames and Dolls Club to host '1920's Cruise' doll show
The Dames and Dolls Club will host an "Around the World 1920's Cruise" on Saturday, September 24 beginning at 11 a.m. Doll clubs from Minnesota...
September 9, 2011 - 12:00am
November 12, 2010
Take time to laugh
A Holiday Comedy Show is set for Saturday, November 20 at 8 p.m. at Broadway Ballroom in Alexandria. It will feature comedians Alex Jackson, Jeff Bergs, Jodie Maruska, Jason Schommer and Rox Tarrant. Heat up your holiday season with a comedy show featuring one of Minnesota's hottest...
November 12, 2010 - 12:00am
August 18, 2010
Douglas County 4-H Dog Show yields rewards
The Douglas County 4-H Dog Show was held on Friday, August 6 at the 4-H building at the fairgrounds. Nineteen youth and their dogs participated...
August 18, 2010 - 12:00am
July 10, 2010
Osakis Roddin' Round the Lake car show is today
Take a step back in time as classic cars cruise the streets of Osakis. Car enthusiasts galore will be sure to flock to the 19th annual Roddin' Round the Lake car show that continues through today, July 10. This annual event, which is put on by the Central Lakes Cruzers car club,...
July 10, 2010 - 8:27am