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Minnesota State Fair celebrates Yellow Ribbon program for veterans
Helicopter clips power line, sparks grass fire
Law enforcement blotter: Monday, August 29
DNR begins to suck out invasive species infestation
Meet the new Pet of the Week: Lacey (w/video)
Girls tennis: Section favorite Minnewaska outlasts Osakis again
Girls tennis: Landmark wins fuel Cards' undefeated start
Viking Speedway: Thoennes holds off Zach Johnson as curfew ends things early
Volleyball: Osakis goes 2-2 at Albany Tournament
Sports schedule for Saturday, August 27
Underwater Art: Decoys on display in Evansville
Robby Vee finishes out summer concert series
Harper's Chord comes to Carlos Creek Winery
Alpha Course teaches basics of faith
Strive to be a foundation for others
Births - Aug. 26, 2016
Engaged - Hanson and Lund
Births - through Aug. 12, 2016
Engaged - Dokken-McFann and Gran
Births - Aug. 3-8, 2016
Youth Day draws a huge crowd again
DNR to close Mille Lacs walleye season next month
Morken: What the numbers say about declining hunters and anglers
Stringer full of walleyes
Work begins on statewide deer management plan
Myrtle Annette McKay
Carol J. Hansen
William 'Bill' Bretz
COMMENTARY: What they're fighting over
COMMENTARY: Clean Power Plan will penalize Minnesota
IT'S OUR TURN: Recalling the dawn of the digital age; facing its challenges
EDITORIAL: Long wait for mental health care must be fixed
IN THE KNOW: Leadership Alexandria is unique blend with strong return
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
MMFCU concludes 60 Days of Giving campaign
Community solar program shining for REA
Chamber Ambassadors visit three local businesses
Celeste Edenloff returns to Echo Press
Dew Drop Inn changes ownership
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
August 16, 2013
Hinkemeyer, Carlson enter Viking Speedway HOF
One could label Jeff Hinkemeyer of St. Cloud the dominator and Tom Carlson of Alexandria the investigator, as both have been longtime members...
August 16, 2013 - 12:00am
November 7, 2012
Lehman makes history
Alexandria native Tom Lehman continued to cement himself as the top player going on the Champions Tour after running away with the Charles Schwab...
November 7, 2012 - 12:00am
December 23, 2011
Lehman is Champions Tour player of the year
For nearly 30 years, Alexandria native Tom Lehman has been quietly going about his career as a professional golfer, collecting honors and titles over the course of his career. And now, the former University of Minnesota golfer has done what no other player ever has. After finishing...
December 23, 2011 - 12:00am
November 9, 2011
Lehman is season points champion
With a 2-over-par 72, Alexandria native Tom Lehman finished in a tie for 18th in the Charles Schwab Cup Championship last weekend. That may...
November 9, 2011 - 12:00am
July 15, 2011
Lehman in the mix after two rounds in England
Alexandria native Tom Lehman put himself right in the mix at the British Open after firing a 67 during the second round at Royal St. George's today. That put him at a two-under par 138 heading into the weekend. Northern Ireland's Darren Clarke and the United States' Lucas Glover...
July 15, 2011 - 11:01am
May 11, 2011
Lehman wins third Champions event this year
Alexandria native Tom Lehman continued his run through the Champions Tour this past weekend with his third win in seven events this year. Lehman beat Australian Peter Senior with a par on the second hole of a playoff on Sunday to win the Regions Tradition at Shoal Creek in Alabama....
May 11, 2011 - 12:00am
July 16, 2010
Play resumes at British Open, Lehman tied for eighth
Alexandria native Tom Lehman finished day two of the British Open with a 4-under-par 68. Combined with yesterday's 1-under-par 71, he now its tied for eighth at 5-under. Play at the British Open was suspended at 2:40 p.m. local time as stiff, gusting winds were causing balls to move...
July 16, 2010 - 9:27am
June 4, 2010
Golf: Lehman wins Senior PGA Championship in Colorado
Alexandria native Tom Lehman parred his first playoff hole against Fred Couples and David Frost to win the 71st Senior PGA Championship Sunday, earning the former British Open champion $360,000. Lehman's start to the tourney was less than stellar as he bogeyed three of his first...
June 4, 2010 - 12:00am
May 15, 2009
Bouressa signs with Cobbers
Alexandria standout Tom Bouressa will take his talent to Concordia College in Moorhead, where he was announced as a part of the 2009-2010 wrestling recruiting class for the Cobbers. Bouressa was a dominant heavyweight for the Cardinal wrestling program this past season and throughout...
May 15, 2009 - 12:00am
Commentary - Where is the liberal bias?
By Tom Obert, Alexandria, MN The political proclivity of the mainstream media (MSM) has become the subject of much recent discussion in the Echo. I once had a boss noted for his malapropisms - and in this instance he would have said it just depends on "whose axe (ox) is being...
April 15, 2009 - 12:00am
Bouressa competes at NHSCA national tournament
Alexandria senior Tom Bouressa won three of his five matches during the National High School Coaches Association (NHSCA) High School Senior Nationals...
April 15, 2009 - 12:00am
March 27, 2009
Bouressa to participate in Senior Nationals wrestling tournament
Alexandria senior Tom Bouressa has been invited to participate in the National High School Coaches Association (NHSCA) Senior Nationals tournament in Virginia Beach, VA on April 2-5. To be invited, a wrestler must be a finalist in their state high school tournament or be extended...
March 27, 2009 - 8:43am
March 6, 2009
Tom Sinning inducted into builders' hall of fame
Alexandria native Tom Sinning of Marvin Windows was presented with the state building industry's most prestigious award - being inducted into the Minnesota Building Industry's Hall of Fame. Sinning was among a select group of 15 honorees who were recognized last weekend by the Builders...
March 6, 2009 - 12:00am
March 5, 2009
Medical marijuana bills move ahead
ST. PAUL - Bills making it legal for severely ill Minnesotans to use marijuana to ease their pain continues moving through the House and Senate. Both bills await further committee hearings after passing earlier tests. The Senate version passed the Judiciary Committee 4-3 Tuesday...
March 5, 2009 - 11:53am
February 25, 2009
Letter - Goslinga will be missed
To the editor: When Ruth and I retired to Alexandria in 2001, an old (well, long-time) family friend came up to us and said, "Thank goodness you returned home, you just doubled the number of Democrats in Douglas County!" OK, that was just a bit of hyperbole. But it didn't take long...
February 25, 2009 - 12:00am