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Law enforcement blotter: Wednesday, August 24
Princess Kay of the Milky Way crowned
Douglas County Hospital gets 'blue ribbon' for vaccination effort
Speaker: Officers are 'not normal; you're special'
Law enforcement blotter: Tuesday, August 23
Osakis tennis runners-up at Highway 10 Open
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
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
Carol J. Hansen
William 'Bill' Bretz
Clara "Clair" A. Gustafson
Bernard "Bernie" V. Dulski
Arland E. Hirman
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
August 23, 2013
Photo of the Week - Sunset on L'Homme Dieu
Del Mari Runck of Alexandria took this photo from the bike path that runs along Lake L'Homme Dieu, adjacent to Highway 29, on August 14. "It...
August 23, 2013 - 12:00am
August 21, 2013
From the bench: What is a grand jury?
You may be called to serve on one of two types of juries: a petit (trial jury) or a grand jury. Most people understand the purpose of a trial jury, but few have ever served on a grand jury. The purpose of a grand jury is very different. The prosecutor can request that a grand jury...
August 21, 2013 - 12:00am
August 16, 2013
On the Street - August 16, 2013
Linda Gaugert, owner of Three Havens Artworks (THA) in Alexandria, announced the 2013 Artists of Three Havens.
August 16, 2013 - 12:00am
Quilts Along the Trail plans 10th annual event for September 7
The talents and skills of central Minnesota quilters will be on display at the 10th annual Quilts Along the Trail show Saturday, September 7 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in Osakis.
August 16, 2013 - 12:00am
October 12, 2012
Roos named Section 8A coach of the year
Alexandria head coach Tom Roos was named Section 8AA girls' soccer Coach of the Year by the Minnesota Girls Soccer Coaches Association. The Cardinals finished the regular season with a 10-5-1 record and opened Section 8A tournament play yesterday.
October 12, 2012 - 12:00am
August 24, 2011
Rally for the Cure winners at Atikwa
The Atikwa Ladies Golf League held its Rally for the Cure tournament fundraiser on June 14. Proceeds from the tournament benefit breast cancer...
August 24, 2011 - 12:00am
June 15, 2011
First Awake the Grapes runs draw 291
Alexandria's Steven Gromatka and Sarah Johnston were overall winners in their divisions of the first Awake the Grapes 5K, 10K and 1-mile fun run at Carlos Creek Winery. Gromatka was the top male finisher in the 10K run, finishing in 37:31, while Johnston won the women's 5K division...
June 15, 2011 - 12:00am
October 22, 2010
Rally for the Cure at Atikwa
The Atikwa ladies golf league raised more than $1,000 during their Rally for the Cure golf tournament recently. The funds will go to the Susan G. Komen Foundation, Douglas County chapter of the American Cancer Society and the Douglas County Hospital oncology department. Participating...
October 22, 2010 - 12:00am
September 28, 2010
Erickson, Astrup are CLC performers of the week
Alexandria's Rosey Erickson, a senior swimmer, and Rachel Astrup, a senior tennis player, were named Central Lakes Conference performers of the week in their respective sports. Erickson won the 50 free in 25.90 and the 100 fly in 1:07.17, both season best times. Astrup, playing...
September 28, 2010 - 8:39am
August 4, 2010
Alex teams take Heat on the Street
The Heat on the Street three-on-three basketball tournament saw three Alexandria teams bring home top honors last week. Dylan Galligan, Dan Gorghuber, Mitch Ronning and Eric Carlsen took the senior high division championship.
August 4, 2010 - 12:00am
April 30, 2010
CLC performers of the week
CLC PERFORMERS OF THE WEEK Shawn Krueger, Kate Gearman, Chris Sholts and Maggie Leland all earned Central Lakes Conference performer of the week honors. Krueger pitched seven innings, giving up just four hits and no walks, striking out 10 against Willmar in baseball to earn his...
April 30, 2010 - 12:00am
April 21, 2010
'Fall Classic in the Spring' brings in 197 racers
A field of 197 cars took part in the FYE Motorsports promoted "Fall Classic in the Spring" last weekend at Viking Speedway. The event was postponed three times last fall due to inclement weather. Following is a summary of the six WISSOTA division competitions: Street Stock Chris...
April 21, 2010 - 12:00am
April 16, 2010
'Fall Classic in the Spring' kicks off tonight
Racing is back at the Viking Speedway. After having the 7th annual Fall Classic postponed three separate weekends October as the rain and snow continued to pound the area, Viking Speedway officials opted to move the races to April as a kickoff to the 2010 racing season. The "Fall...
April 16, 2010 - 12:00am
April 14, 2010
Battle of the Blades
The Alexandria Figure Skating Club (AFSC) hosted the Battle of the Blades in March with more than 90 youth competing. AFSC members who competed...
April 14, 2010 - 12:00am
March 19, 2010
Sari Noga is Gatorade Minnesota Girls' Basketball Player of the Year
Parkers Prairie senior standout Sari Noga can add another prestigious honor to an already long list. Noga was named the Gatorade Minnesota...
March 19, 2010 - 12:00am