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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
Students can earn credits, use release time at NCA
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
WISSOTA racing returns to Douglas County Fair
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
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Engaged - Benning and Notch
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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
LETTER: All are born in spiritual darkness
IN THE KNOW: Leadership Alexandria is unique blend with strong return
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
September 5, 2014
For the record: Meetings
MEETINGS ALEXANDRIA CITY COUNCIL MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 8 5:00 p.m. Work Session: Council will meet to discuss city-related items. 1. 7:00 p.m. Pledge of Allegiance; invocation 2. 7:05 p.m. Public comments 3. 7:10 p.m. Consent agenda A. Approve minutes of August 25 B. Approve...
September 5, 2014 - 12:00am
August 8, 2014
Tea Party to host national comedian
The Central Minnesota Tea Party Patriots will meet Monday, August 11. After social time at 6 p.m., the first speaker will be Jerry Jensen from Alexandria. Jensen will explain the National Rifle Association’s purpose and its mission. A question and answer time will follow. On the...
August 8, 2014 - 12:00am
August 7, 2014
Meeting: Alexandria Lakes Area Tea Party - August 12
ALEXANDRIA LAKES AREA TEA PARTY TUESDAY, AUGUST 12 Meeting at Broadway Ballroom, 115 30th Ave. S, Alexandria. Public is welcome. 5:15 p.m. Social time 5:30 p.m. Meeting: – Mark Lloyd, Tea Party activist and consultant from state of Virginia, speaking on issue education. –...
August 7, 2014 - 11:18am
March 8, 2014
Tea Party meeting to feature Army general
The Alexandria Lakes Area Tea Party will hold its regular monthly meeting on Tuesday, March 11, starting with social time at 5:15 p.m. and the regular meeting beginning at 5:30 p.m. at the Broadway Ballroom, 115 – 30th Avenue South, Alexandria. Attendees will be joined via Skype...
March 8, 2014 - 5:02am
March 7, 2014
Tea Party to host Freedom vs. Tyranny seminar Saturday
The Alexandria Lakes Area Tea Party will host a “Freedom vs. Tyranny” seminar on Saturday, March 8 from 10 a.m. to noon at the Broadway Ballroom, 115 30th Avenue South, Alexandria. Conservative talk show host, Scott Hennen from Flag Radio, is the featured speaker. Hennen...
March 7, 2014 - 2:57pm
September 3, 2013
Meeting - Alexandria Lakes Area Tea party
ALEXANDRIA LAKES AREA TEA PARTY TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 10 Meeting in Broadway Ballroom in Alexandria. Public is welcome. 5:15 p.m. — Social time 5:30 p.m. — Meeting: 1. Program — Julianne Ortmann, candidate for U.S. Senate. 2. Discussion. For more information, contact...
September 3, 2013 - 11:42am
April 5, 2013
Lakes Tea Party plans monthly meeting
The Alexandria Lakes Area Tea Party will hold its regular monthly meeting on Tuesday, April 9 at the Broadway Ballroom in Alexandria. Social time is at 5:15 p.m., with the regular meeting beginning at 5:30 p.m. The program includes speakers on Second Amendment rights and gun control...
April 5, 2013 - 12:00am
August 10, 2012
Kiffmeyer to speak about voter ID at Tea Party meeting in Alexandria
The Alexandria Lakes Area Tea Party will host its monthly meeting on Tuesday, August 14 at 5:30 p.m. at the Broadway Ballroom. It has invited all local candidates who do, or potentially could, represent parts of Douglas County; there are 10 of them -- DFLers and Republicans, although...
August 10, 2012 - 3:31pm
August 1, 2011
Alexandria Lakes Area Tea Party to present documentary Tuesday
The Alexandria Lakes Area Tea Party is sponsoring a special showing of "Agenda: Grinding America Down," a documentary film, on Tuesday, August 2, at 7:15 p.m., at the Broadway Ballroom, 115 30th Avenue South, Alexandria. Here's how the Tea Party describes the film: After Idaho...
August 1, 2011 - 10:45am
April 19, 2011
Alexandria Tea Party to present documentary film tonight
The Alexandria Lakes Area Tea Party is sponsoring a premiere showing of part one of a five-part documentary, "My War." The show will be presented at the Midway Mall Cinema 9 tonight, Tuesday, April 19, from 6:45 to 8:45 p.m. The Sons of Liberty documentary offers insights into the...
April 19, 2011 - 11:26am
February 9, 2011
Local Tea Party to hold event
The Alexandria Lakes Area Tea Party will be holding an event on Saturday, February 26 entitled Restoring Our Foundation: Faith, Family and Freedom.
February 9, 2011 - 12:00am
January 26, 2011
Tea Party to meet February 1
The Lakes Area Tea Party will meet Tuesday, February 1 at 5:30 p.m. The meeting will take place at the Broadway Ballroom in Alexandria and participants are welcome to order supper as the group meets. The meeting is open to anyone who wants to learn more about the Tea Party, a grassroots...
January 26, 2011 - 12:00am
October 20, 2010
Lakes Area Tea Party to sponsor Constitutional Seminar this Saturday
The Lakes Area Tea Party is sponsoring a Constitutional Seminar featuring author Mark Skogerboe. Participants will receive education on the Constitution and citizen rights. They'll receive copies of the Declaration of Independence, the Constitution, the Bill of Rights and a handout...
October 20, 2010 - 12:00am
August 6, 2010
Tea Party group forms in Alexandria
A group of residents interested in the Tea Party movement met at Raaper's Sports Bar and Grill in Alexandria last week. They talked about out-of-control government spending, the need for prayer, and what each individual can do to help protect freedoms, according to the members. Those...
August 6, 2010 - 12:00am
July 29, 2010
Tea Party forms in Alexandria; another meeting set Monday
A Tea Party has formed in Alexandria. A group of residents interested in the Tea Party movement met at Raaper's Sports Bar and Grill in Alexandria last night.
July 29, 2010 - 10:36am