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In the eye of Irma: Former Alexandria couple caught in hurricane
Soft lockdown lifted at West Central Area Secondary School
Law Enforcement Blotter: Wednesday, September 20
UPDATE: Driver identified in fatal motorcycle crash on I-94
Gravel pit ‘would ruin this little town’ neighbors say
Volleyball: Cards sweep St. Cloud Apollo in conference match
Nice day for a run
Sports schedule for Thursday, Sept. 21
Cross country: Chargers see progress in Melrose
Cross Country: WCA sets records and takes first in Melrose
Country Blossom Farm holds baking, eating contests
Community Education classes available
Events promote talking about suicide
Ecumen gives look at daytime senior care
New musicians invited to Open Mic Night
Don & Betty Kuelbs
Gary & Molly Buse
Gary & Molly Buse
DNR release: Optimistic about Saturday's duck opener
Posted, but done properly? Rules, prosecuting case can be complicated
Mike Frisch: Cover more water
A whirlwind of a win: Alexandria anglers take big payday in first pro tournament
DNR roadside survey: Pheasant index down 26 percent
Michelle Kay Miller
Lorraine K. Porter
Richard A. King
Harold M. Olson
Letter: Confederate statues promote division
Letter: No right way to protest
Echo Press Editorial: A wake-up call about drunk driving
In the Know: Armor - an unfortunate necessity
Observations from the Archives: 1992: Minnesotans pitch in after Hurricane Andrew hits
Dairy council seeks candidates
Tomato tasting at the library
What's wrong with my tomato plant?
There's still time to plant veggies
Haying and grazing OK on some Conservation Reserve land
On The Street
Feds allow more time for comment on Internet access
Alexandria ReStore remains open, plans expansion
Glenwood resort receives Century Resort designation
Minnesota adds 7,700 jobs in July; unemployment rate unchanged
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April 7, 2017
St. Mary's to host casino night
St. Mary's School in Alexandria will host its eighth annual Casino Night on Friday, April 28, at 6:30 p.m. at Broadway Ballroom in Alexandria. Everyone is invited to attend. The evening includes silent and live auctions, food, drinks, desserts, raffles, casino games and more. Some...
April 7, 2017 - 6:55am
March 22, 2017
Cancer benefit is set for Randy Beman
The public is invited to attend a cancer benefit for Randy Beman on Sunday, March 26, from 2 to 6 p.m. at Broadway Ballroom in Alexandria. The...
March 22, 2017 - 9:00am
February 15, 2017
Spaghetti dinner to benefit 'Hayloft' Bob Wallgren
A spaghetti dinner and silent auction will be held to benefit "Hayloft" Bob Wallgren on Saturday, Feb. 18, from 4 to 8 p.m. at Herby's in Carlos. Freewill donations will be accepted. Just before Christmas, Wallgren was diagnosed with an inoperable brain tumor. He and his wife, Janet,...
February 15, 2017 - 5:42pm
January 25, 2017
Hasch's Hope Benefit is set for Jan. 28
A benefit and silent auction for Jill Hasch as she battles pancreatic cancer will be held on Saturday, Jan. 28, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Nelson Gables Governor's Room in Alexandria. All money raised will go toward assisting Hasch and her family with medical expenses. This benefit...
January 25, 2017 - 10:00am
December 14, 2016
'Little Fighter' battles cancer
When she was a little girl participating in tae kwon do, Carla Wheeler's instructor gave her the nickname, "Little Fighter." Who knew how much...
December 14, 2016 - 6:00am
October 7, 2016
Benefit set for Brian Berg
Longtime contractor and Alexandria native Brian Berg suffered cardiac arrest on June 2, resulting in an anoxic brain injury. Berg is facing a long road of rehabilitation at Bethesda Hospital in St. Paul in the long-term acute care center for medically complex patients. He is currently...
October 7, 2016 - 12:00am
October 21, 2015
Dean Eblen benefit set
A taco feed, silent auction and bake sale to benefit Dean Eblen of Villard will be held on Sunday, October 25 from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Corral...
October 21, 2015 - 12:00am
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...
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,...
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