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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
Sports schedule for Thursday, August 25
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
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
Clara "Clair" A. Gustafson
Bernard "Bernie" V. Dulski
Arland E. Hirman
Roy A. Johnson
Gladys M. Hogan
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
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
February 6, 2013
Alexandria speech team takes second
The Alexandria Speech Team took second place at the Albany Speech Tournament on February 2. The team sent 19 members and won 18 ribbons. Those...
February 6, 2013 - 12:00am
April 18, 2012
Speech team completes season
The Alexandria Speech Team competed in the section tournament on Thursday, April 12 at Detroit Lakes High School. While none of the team members advanced to the state tournament, Jefferson High School senior Caroline Roers came close by earning a 5th place medal in great speeche...
April 18, 2012 - 12:00am
March 28, 2012
Roers takes 4th in speech event
In its eighth tournament of the season, the Alexandria Speech Team took on some of the top speech teams in the state at St. Cloud Tech on Saturday, March 24. Team member Caroline Roers earned the 4th place medal in Honors Finals of the Great Speeches category. The team will head...
March 28, 2012 - 12:00am
March 7, 2012
Speech team competes at metro tournament
The Alexandria Speech Team competed in a tournament at Bloomington Jefferson in the Twin Cities on Saturday, March 3. Award winners included: Creative Expression: Paige Mackadanz - 4th; Mariah Lichty - 6th. Drama: Mariah Lichty - 5th. Great Speeches: Caroline Roers - 6th. Prose:...
March 7, 2012 - 12:00am
February 29, 2012
Speech team finishes fifth in Paynesville
The Alexandria Speech Team competed in a tournament in Paynesville on Saturday, February 18. The team earned 5th place in the large team category.
February 29, 2012 - 12:00am
February 15, 2012
Speech team competes in Moorhead
The Alexandria Speech Team competed at the Spuds Speech Tournament in Moorhead on Saturday, February 11. The mostly novice team came up against some powerful teams from across the state, including Duluth, Lakeville, Eden Prairie and St. Cloud Tech, among others. Award winners from...
February 15, 2012 - 12:00am
February 8, 2012
Alex speech team competes in Albany
The Alexandria Speech Team competed in its second meet of the season in a tournament in Albany on Saturday, February 4. The team finished in 7th place in the large team category. Individual award winners included: A.C.
February 8, 2012 - 7:24am
May 30, 2011
Help for stuttering available through DVD at Douglas County Library
Parents eagerly anticipate the moment when their child first begins to talk. But for some parents, it is a time of anxiety because their child struggles to get words out. As many as five percent of preschool children nationwide have repetitions and prolongations of sounds severe...
May 30, 2011 - 3:36pm
Speech team takes sixth
On Saturday, March 26, the Alexandria speech team contended at the speech meet at St. Cloud Tech. The team took sixth place as a team out of 18 competing schools. There were three rounds, an honors finals round and a final round. Individual achievement for the honors final round...
March 30, 2011 - 12:00am
March 23, 2011
Alexandria speech team takes 5th
On Saturday, March 19, the Alexandria speech team contended at the speech meet in Detroit Lakes. The team took fifth place as a team out of 20 competing schools. Individual achievements after three rounds went to the following students: Hayley Thull, fifth place, creative expression;...
March 23, 2011 - 12:00am
March 16, 2011
Speech Team 4th in Sauk Centre meet
On Saturday, March 5, the Alexandria speech team competed at the speech meet in Sauk Centre.
March 16, 2011 - 12:00am
March 9, 2011
Speech team finishes 5th
The Alexandria speech team came in 5th place at the Central Lakes Conference speech meet held in Willmar on March 1. Following were the students earning all-conference awards: Colin Robertson, 5th place, discussion; Cole Miska, 6th place, discussion; Todd Johnson, 4th place, extemporaneous...
March 9, 2011 - 12:00am