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Law enforcement blotter: Tuesday, Aug. 30
Group to pay $2,000 fine for illegal fireworks
Changes improve child support services
ATV safety training offered to youth
Out and About: VBA Home Tour
Volleyball: Chargers swept in season opener at Henning
Girls tennis: Cards continue unbeaten streak at Sartell
From Oman to Alex: Walker steps in as head swim coach
Experience to lean on: Cards welcome back plenty of talent on the gridiron
Boys soccer must replace top offensive threats
EVERYDAY GOURMET: Take care of extra zucchini by making noodle dishes
The search is on for Mrs. Douglas County
Aging Mastery Program offered
Class reunions scheduled
Hospice serves more than cancer patients
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
IN THE KNOW: Opioids carry serious risk of harm
From the Archives - 1991: Location decided for new library
EDITORIAL: Here's information that landlords, tenants should know
LETTER: Promote healthy foods in schools
LETTER: We need some backbone
What's wrong with my tomato plant?
Women invited to quarterly agriculture seminar
Producers should consider available assistance
Monarchs, roadsides and the law
Kensington represented in Princess Kay of the Milky Way
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
January 20, 2016
Beef Team to host Cow/Calf Days
The University of Minnesota Beef Team will host the annual Cow/Calf Days Seminar Tour and Trade Show at 10 locations across the state, including the Civic Center in Glenwood on Tuesday, Jan. 26 at 9:30 a.m. The 2016 event will feature information on cow/calf confinement systems, trace...
January 20, 2016 - 12:00am
November 11, 2015
Out & About Around the County: Holiday Crafter's Tour
The Alexandria area bustled with activity last weekend during the annual Juried Holiday Crafter’s Tour. The juried tour ran Thursday through...
November 11, 2015 - 12:00am
September 3, 2014
Tour planned for retired school staff
Area retired school personnel or members of support staff of area schools are invited to tour the new Alexandria Area High School on Wednesday, September 10 at 9:30 a.m. Attendees should meet in the waiting area near the south entrance.
September 3, 2014 - 12:00am
August 8, 2014
Klobuchar likes what she sees in Alexandria
When U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar toured ITW Heartland in Alexandria Monday, she found out that the company has four openings for machinists. Filling...
August 8, 2014 - 12:00am
September 5, 2013
Can you hear me now?
The Science Museum in St. Paul has it. The Minneapolis Institute of Arts has it. And now, as of early August, the Runestone Museum in Alexandria...
September 5, 2013 - 7:43am
July 24, 2013
Tour of Cottages raises funds for Elder Network
The annual Cottage Tour to benefit Elder Network will be held on Tuesday, July 30 from 3 to 7 p.m. Attendees may tour the five historic lake...
July 24, 2013 - 12:00am
July 10, 2013
Tour of Gardens set for Sunday, July 14
The annual Tour of Gardens is Sunday, July 14 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sponsored by the Douglas County Master Gardeners and University of Minnesota...
July 10, 2013 - 12:00am
May 29, 2013
Join master gardeners on landscape arboretum tour
Join the Douglas County Master Gardeners on a bus tour to the University of Minnesota Landscape Arboretum on Wednesday, June 12. The bus loads at the Kmart parking lot in Alexandria at 6:45 a.m. and departs at 7 a.m. The first stop will be at the private garden of Don Untiedt and...
May 29, 2013 - 12:00am
May 8, 2013
Explore the history of Alexandria
Take a journey through the history of Alexandria with Barb Grover on Monday, May 20 from 4 to 5:30 p.m. at Grand Arbor community room, Alexandria. A longtime Alexandria resident and historian, Grover has written a book about Alexandria's rich history and will share images and stories...
May 8, 2013 - 12:00am
April 5, 2013
Take a tour of a Habitat home Saturday, April 20
Habitat for Humanity of Douglas County is currently accepting applications for immediate and future home ownership. It will host an open house on Saturday, April 20 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at a Habitat home at 1013 Darling Avenue East, Alexandria, just east of Perry's Furniture. The...
April 5, 2013 - 12:00am
December 28, 2012
TSMA to tour DyCast Specialties
Tri-State Manufacturers' Association (TSMA) will host its annual meeting on Tuesday, January 8 at the Minnewaska House in Glenwood. The schedule of events will begin at 4 p.m. with a tour of DyCast Specialties. DyCast Specialties is a custom job shop producing precision aluminum...
December 28, 2012 - 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
July 13, 2012
Local artists are part of Art of the Lakes Studio Tour
This year's Art of the Lakes Studio Tour will feature the work of 35 artists in 26 different studios around the region, including several in...
July 13, 2012 - 12:00am
February 24, 2012
Tri-State Manufacturers' Association to tour Aagard Group
Tri-State Manufacturers' Association (TSMA) will host a general meeting on Tuesday, March 6 at the Holiday Inn in Alexandria. Participants are scheduled to tour Aagard Group LLC at 4 p.m. Aagard Group has experienced exponential growth and nationwide success with designing, engineering...
February 24, 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