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Law Enforcement Blotter: Friday, June 23 through Sunday, June 25
Meet the new Pet of the Week: Elvis Pigsley (w/video)
Crash near Nelson sends driver to hospital
Driver injured in I-94 crash near Osakis
Big car show wheels into Alexandria
Sladek takes second at Pepsi Little People's Golf Tournament
Alexandria Horseshoe League
Legion Baseball: Alex wins a couple, loses a couple in home tourney
Morken: Easy to see why wins piled up for the Panthers
Area baseball players make state all-tournament teams
Ralph Covert plays family concert at Evansville Art Center
Lincoln students compete at global Destination Imagination competition
Golfer Tom Lehman speaks at July 7 faith lunch
Osakis church holds community supper
Engaged - Strater and Lambert
Engaged - Bruzik and Johnson
Engaged - Fogelson and Gibbons
Engaged - Teichert and Kelly
Engaged - Schmidt and Murray
Courrier lands nice bass
Big fish highlight third Douglas County Bowfishing Challenge
Mike Frisch: Finding June walleyes
Walleye bite picks up on some area lakes
Osakis walleye tourney set for this weekend
Janice "Jan" Larsen
Lorraine G. Van Santen
Mary Anna Louise Swenson
Wanda Jean Tramm
THUMBS UP/THUMBS DOWN: Views by the Echo Press Editorial Board
It's Our Turn: A life without my mom
Commentary: Water wells are safe
Editorial: Newspapers still top choice for news
In the Know: Help available for businesses
4-H announces K-3 summer camps
Master gardener shares cold-hardy plant information
Many options for shade plants
Extension service helps with pressure canning
What's going on with the evergreens??
On the Street
A race to get people in the door of downtown businesses
Chamber holds 26th annual golf tournament
Tolkkinen joins Echo Press staff
JCI Minnesota looking for outstanding young Minnesotans
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