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Magic, wonder and faith at Church for the Harvest
New method for funding nursing homes?
Snow Saturday Night
Law enforcement blotter: January 22, 2015
News Briefs: Smoking in Minnesota drops
Boys hockey: Alex can't overcome Bemidji's torrid start as Cards drop second straight
Girls hockey: Shorthanded Alexandria falls 1-0 against Bemidji
NFLPA instructs Patriots players to 'reserve comment'
NFL-Super Bowl has ways to go in captivating global audience
Sports roundup from Friday, January 23
Speaker to share about weight loss journey
Harper’s Chord to perform at Carlos Creek
Tribute band plays at upcoming Alexandria Marching Band fundraiser
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Where are they now?
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: Fisher
Dayton proposes expanded buffer zones along Minnesota waters
Wildlife of Douglas County: Short-tailed weasel
Ready for a challenge?
Buck bagged in Wyoming
Helen Howie, 88
Service - Ruby Benson, 73
Funeral - Allan Altnow, 86
Funeral - Maynard Radil, 79
Marilyn Berghe, 77
Letter: Can’t afford pro sports
Letter: Quotes can shed light on disputes
Letter: Practicing good hygiene habits is important during cold, flu season
It's Our Turn: Twins take refreshing approach at caravan stop
Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down: Views by the Echo Press
2014 Farm Bill crops education seminars offered
Minnesota Grown Directory seeks new members
Funding secured for water quality initiative
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
May 31, 2013
Show off your skills at talent show
The community is invited to enter the Home Grown Talent Show to be held on July 4 at 8 p.m. in the Evansville School gym. All ages are welcome to enter. Participants will have a chance to earn Evansville Bucks by reading a poem, telling a story, singing a song, playing an instrument,...
May 31, 2013 - 12:00am
March 22, 2013
Students in the spotlight (W/Video)
District 206 hosted its fourth annual Student Showcase Celebration on March 14 at Discovery Middle School in Alexandria. It showcased the talent and creative projects of District 206 students. Numerous exhibits and demonstrations were on display, and a variety of musical, dramatic,...
March 22, 2013 - 12:00am
July 10, 2012
$10,000 prize at stake in State Fair Amateur Talent Contest
The 2012 State Fair Amateur Talent Contest celebrates 40 years of showcasing Minnesota's top talent and most outstanding performers. In honor of this special celebration, new sponsor Jack Link's has added a $10,000 Grand Prize, along with thousands of dollars in additional cash and...
July 10, 2012 - 2:37pm
July 7, 2012
Ashby organizes talent contest
Brush off your instruments, singing voice, dancing shoes, etc. Ashby's Got Talent is scheduled for July 20-21 as part of the Ashby Appreciation Days event. Any "family friendly" form of talent that can be performed on a stage qualifies. The first round will be Friday, July 20,...
news / region
July 7, 2012 - 3:47pm
September 15, 2010
Nelson takes 3rd in talent contest
Josie Nelson of Alexandria placed third overall in the Minnesota State Fair amateur talent contest. She qualified for two semi-finals in the Minnesota State Fair talent contests, participating in both the County Fair Talent Contest and the Amateur Talent Contest. These two contests...
September 15, 2010 - 12:00am
July 10, 2010
State Fair Amateur Contest offers more than $7,300 in prize money
Less than two weeks remain until registration closes for State Fair Amateur Talent Contest Auditions. Performers from across the Midwest will have an opportunity to perform and compete in the 38th annual competition. More than $7,300 in prize money will be awarded to the first- through...
news / state
July 10, 2010 - 11:03am
May 5, 2010
Student talent showcased
The Alexandria Public Schools Education Foundation hosted the first ever Student Showcase on Thursday, April 29 at Woodland Elementary School...
life / school
May 5, 2010 - 12:00am