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WEDNESDAY UPDATE: Searchers gather again, police seek info about people seen on trail
A hero's welcome: 9/11 exhibit escorted to Douglas County Fairgrounds
Corn and Pork Chop Jubilee is under way
Becker County website shut down by cyber attack
Law Enforcement Blotter: Tuesday, August 15
Tennis: Panthers looking for continued progress
Minnewaska Golf Club: Peters, Verkinderen hit holes-in-one in the same group
Eagles Horseshoe Standings
Alex 11U baseball team takes home state title
Atkinson wins Race for the Fallen Lineman at Viking
Photo of the Week
Vacation transformation at Good Shepherd Church
Alexandria's Enterprise plays courthouse concert
Faith Happenings: Running legend to speak at Faith @ Work Lunch
Engaged - Sharp and Kasper
Morken: Habitat key to curbing coyotes' effect on fawns
DNR report: Fewer small game hunters buy licenses in 2016
Morken: Death of Bosek hits hard for many
Plenty of deer harvest opportunities locally
DNR sees illegal use of hydraulic jets on more local waters
Jennifer R. Lorenz-Billings
Richard Henry Tomford
Sylvia O. Johnson
Echo Press Editorial: Blank page speaks volumes
Observations from the Archives: 1967: Fair features racing ostrich-pulled carts
Commentary: City doesn't have right to ban new wells
In the Know: Pay attention to city, county budgets
Letter: What advice did Trump give Boy Scouts?
There's still time to plant veggies
Haying and grazing OK on some Conservation Reserve land
Millerville gets hands-on with butter
Tractors to parade down 36 mile memory lane
Douglas County 4-H campers
Grant helps Glenwood with downtown facelift
Leadership change at Runestone Museum
Schwan's announces acquisitions as frozen food company beefs up its pizza business
Aagard expands to pull all workers into one building
A new place for ink opens in Alexandria
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May 5, 2017
Three WCA team members compete at state
The WCA speech team had an incredible day speaking at the Class A State Speech Tournament on Saturday, April 22, according to speech advisor...
May 5, 2017 - 11:34am
April 12, 2017
WCA Speech competes in Section 6A Tournament
The West Central Area Speech team competed in the Minnesota State High School League Section 6A Tournament in Underwood on Saturday, April 8....
April 12, 2017 - 5:01pm
April 5, 2017
WCA Speech members honored at speech extravaganza
The West Central Area Speech team held a community speech extravaganza on March 28 at which WCA families and community members listened to WCA...
April 5, 2017 - 6:00am
March 31, 2017
Alexandria Speech team takes third at CLC meet
The Alexandria Area High School Speech team traveled to St. Cloud Apollo for its CLC meet on Tuesday, March 21. The team received third overall, and the following students placed individually: Creative Expression: Claire Wilmesmeier, third, and Regan Peterson, fourth. Duo Interpretation:...
March 31, 2017 - 11:00am
WCA Speech wraps up regular season tournament
The West Central Area Speech team ended its regular season speech tournament in Osakis on Saturday, March 18. Kristin Gilbertson in poetry and Emma Saulsbury in storytelling received honorable mentions. Those who received superiors include Max Duncan, humorous; Emily Engen, storytelling;...
March 31, 2017 - 10:00am
March 17, 2017
Three champions emerge at WCA's speech meet
Saturday's West Central Area speech team was small in numbers but strong in talent. Several students missed speaking in Graceville as many were...
March 17, 2017 - 9:00am
March 8, 2017
WCA speech places in top half at Battle Lake meet
The WCA Knights spoke in Battle Lake on March 4, finishing in the top half among schools in the area. Top speakers for the Knights included Hannah Anderson at second in great speeches, Brianna Kreft earning second place honors in extemporaneous reading, Solomon Sewell receiving a...
March 8, 2017 - 10:00am
March 1, 2017
WCA Knights take multiple ribbons at latest meet
The West Central Area Speech Team devoted another Saturday to perfecting its abilities on Feb. 25, competing in three rounds and a final. Solomon Sewell was a champion in two categories, winning both discussion and original oratory. Hannah Anderson earned a fourth place ribbon for...
March 1, 2017 - 9:00am
February 22, 2017
WCA Speech Team brings home multiple awards
Over the past few weeks, the West Central Area Speech Team has competed in three invitationals, bringing home multiple individual awards. At the Underwood meet, Brianna Kreft got second in extemporaneous reading, Hannah Anderson was third in great speeches, Solomon Sewell was third...
February 22, 2017 - 8:00am
February 17, 2017
Knights speech team brings home five individual ribbons
West Central Area speakers participated in the Minnewaska Area Schools Speech Invitational on Saturday, Feb. 4. The Knights brought home five individual ribbons, placed in the top third as a team and introduced several new speakers. Discussion champion Solomon Sewell placed first...
February 17, 2017 - 10:31am
February 8, 2017
West Central Area Speech team kicks off 2017 season
The West Central Area Speech team made its 2017 debut at the Otter Orations speech meet on Jan. 28. The meet was host to almost 500 high school...
February 8, 2017 - 10:00am
February 1, 2017
LETTER: Help available for stuttering
To the editor: For many people, ringing in the New Year brings hope and joyful anticipation. But for those who struggle with stuttering, the old fears of speaking and being teased remain the same — year after year.
February 1, 2017 - 9:00am
April 24, 2013
Speech team concludes season
The 2013 speech season concluded on April 11, when 17 Alexandria speech team members competed at the 8AA Speech Section competition at Little Falls High School. Lydia Gusaas advanced to the final rounds and won fourth place in extemporaneous reading. The other team members who made...
April 24, 2013 - 12:00am
March 20, 2013
Local speech team earns first
The Alexandria speech team won first place at the Detroit Lakes 2013 Speech Tournament on March 16. Winning first place in their categories...
March 20, 2013 - 12:00am
Speech team earns two trophies
The Alexandria speech team recently took two trophies in seven days.
February 20, 2013 - 12:00am