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Law enforcement blotter: January 27, 2015
Vehicle jumps curb on Alexandria's Broadway
Alexandria to hire two police officers
Keep sick students home
Wrestling: WCA-Ashby-Brandon-Evansville grows into one of top teams in Class A
Nordic ski: Cardinals girls team takes second, boys third in CLC
Card swimmers change up senior night to get alumni involved
Sports roundup from Tuesday, January 27
Mercurial Lynch accepted in Seattle - Part 1
‘My Kiss Won’t Miss’ receives gold medal
Brooklynn Niemi benefit set
Brad Trousil benefit set
Minnesota sixth in overall health among states
Those who learn together
Engaged - Wilts and Hedstrom
Births - Douglas County Hospital through January 12, 2015
Births - Douglas County Hospital through January 3, 2015
Engaged - Pavek and Jossart
Births - Douglas County Hospital through December 28, 2014
Wildlife of Douglas County: Snowy Owl
DNR postpones AIS training and trailer decal program
DNR studies shed light on local fisheries
Dayton proposes expanded buffer zones along Minnesota waters
Wildlife of Douglas County: Fisher
Grace Nelson, 82
Funeral - Henry Bender, 88
Funeral - Grace Nelson, 82
Funeral - Ethel Koon, 100
In the Know: Tips on applying for college financial aid
Observations from the archives, 1965: Roger Perry is first Boss of the Year
Letter: Let’s return to self-governance
Letter: Backer off to the right start
Echo Press Editorial: Legislation to help veterans deserves support
Ten tips to successful seed starting
Farming community invited to sustainable farming conference
Livestock disaster aid deadline nears
Potato growers invited to hearing on check-off fees January 23
Winter garden college planned
Jody Hanson promoted within Lakes Newspaper Group
JCPenney reports good, bad news
Alexandria Industries CEO outlines keys to company’s success
Alexandria Clinic lab earns accreditation
Operation Round Up grants announced
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
October 24, 2012
Childhood accident creates lifetime of pain
In 1981, three weeks before my 3rd birthday, I rode my Big Wheel down the driveway into the street as a van was passing by. The vehicle's right passenger side tire struck me. I was struck by an oncoming vehicle and was trapped under it against the pavement with my Big Wheel. As...
October 24, 2012 - 12:00am
October 19, 2012
Lakes Area Humane Society fundraiser to feature hypnotist
Join the Lakes Area Humane Society on Friday, October 26 at 6:30 p.m. for "A Hypnotic Halloween" fundraiser at the Holiday Inn in Alexandria. The festivities will begin with social hour, snacks and a cash bar. Attendees will be able to browse and bid on silent auctions items provided...
October 19, 2012 - 12:00am
September 28, 2012
Love INC to hold first fundraiser
Join Love In the Name of Christ (INC) for its first fundraiser on Thursday, October 11 from 6 to 9 p.m. at The Barn-Holiday Inn in Alexandria. The evening will include a social, dinner, testimonies of the value of this ministry, a live auction and a silent auction. All are welcome...
September 28, 2012 - 12:00am
September 19, 2012
Big Vehicle Day to kick off at new locale
Hosted by early childhood family education, Big Vehicle Day is back this year with a brand new location: Woodland Elementary School playground, Alexandria. It will be on Saturday, September 22 from 9 to 11 a.m. All families are welcome. The cost is $5 per family. In the event of...
September 19, 2012 - 12:00am
September 14, 2012
Jeans and Jewels event raises funds for Education Foundation
Jeans and Jewels "Hats Off to You!" will be held Friday, September 21 from 6:30 to 9 p.m. at Broadway Ballroom in Alexandria. The annual Jeans and Jewels Gala is a "206 Club" appreciation event as well as a fundraiser featuring a silent auction, specially sponsored activities, and...
September 14, 2012 - 12:00am
July 20, 2012
Tricia Saulsbury benefit set
A pancake benefit, silent auction and bake sale for Tricia Saulsbury are planned for July 21 from 7:30 to 11:30 a.m. In March, Saulsbury was diagnosed with aplastic anemia. As a result, she has been unable to work, has received numerous transfusions and made multiple trips to Mayo...
July 20, 2012 - 12:00am
July 18, 2012
Tom Bernardy benefit set
The public is invited to support Tom Bernardy and his family at a spaghetti dinner and silent auction on Monday, July 23 from 5 to 9 p.m. at the Holiday Inn in Alexandria. On May 25, 17-year-old Bernardy, son of Mike and Jenell Bernardy of Parkers Prairie, collapsed at school and...
July 18, 2012 - 12:00am
Pope County Museum seeks art donations
The Pope County Museum is seeking donations of gently used art for a silent auction fundraiser on May 12. Have you changed your décor and stored things away for too long? Do you have paintings under your bed and framed photographs in the back of your closet?
April 18, 2012 - 12:00am
April 6, 2012
Someplace Safe to host Vintage Tea and Fashion Show
Do you have a knack for setting an attractive table? Do you like to be creative or decorate with whimsy? Do you like to have fun with your friends...
faith / life
April 6, 2012 - 12:00am
Lakes Area Professional Women to host Flip Flop for Fashion
The Lakes Area Professional Women (LAPW) present Flip Flop for Fashion, the 16th annual style show and scholarship fundraiser, on Thursday, April 26 at Holiday Inn in Alexandria. The event raises funds for scholarships to area high school women through Dollars for Scholars, and for...
April 6, 2012 - 12:00am
June 11, 2010
Bremer campaign fights hunger; silent auction planned June 14-29
Bremer Bank is "Taking Action Against Hunger" the entire month of June, raising funds for Feeding America and local food shelves. This marks the fifth consecutive year of the campaign - a partnership between the nonprofit and Bremer. This year, Bremer is challenging everyone to help...
June 11, 2010 - 12:00am