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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
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
WISSOTA racing returns to Douglas County Fair
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
Bernard "Bernie" V. Dulski
Arland E. Hirman
Roy A. Johnson
Gladys M. Hogan
Matthew W. Lepak
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
August 9, 2013
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