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AgweekTV: Hog barn woes in Devils Lake
Get your water checked at upcoming clinic
‘She’s all of ours’: Candlelight vigil and prayer service held for missing teen
Ready, set, mow! Lawn mowers become battle-tested at fair
Sports schedule for Saturday, Aug. 19
Sports schedule for Friday, August 18
Football: B-E ready to make next step
Next man up: Empting takes over at QB after Roste's three-year run
A promise kept: Plan started at the Viking Speedway is rekindled after the death of a friend
Refresher courses offered for older drivers
Christian group forms to challenge government corruption, tyranny
Knute Nelson to celebrate Alexandria's seniors
Johnson - Engebretson
Morken: Habitat key to curbing coyotes' effect on fawns
DNR report: Fewer small game hunters buy licenses in 2016
Morken: Death of Bosek hits hard for many
Plenty of deer harvest opportunities locally
DNR sees illegal use of hydraulic jets on more local waters
James "Jim" K. Davern
Orvis L. Jibben
John "Jack" McLaughlin
Betty A. Johnson
Delores M. Johnson
Letter: Minneapolis' move to restrict menthol is inspiring
THUMBS UP/THUMBS DOWN: Views of the Echo Press Editorial Board
It's Our Turn: Will we let hatred divide us?
Letter: We need to work and pray together
Commentary: Think of the possibilities new school would bring
Tomato tasting at the library
What's wrong with my tomato plant?
There's still time to plant veggies
Haying and grazing OK on some Conservation Reserve land
Millerville gets hands-on with butter
Minnesota adds 7,700 jobs in July; unemployment rate unchanged
Grant helps Glenwood with downtown facelift
Leadership change at Runestone Museum
Schwan's announces acquisitions as frozen food company beefs up its pizza business
Aagard expands to pull all workers into one building
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November 18, 2016
ATCC, area businesses host annual tour days
Alexandria Technical and Community College and area businesses recently hosted tours for high school students. The high school students were given a walk-through presentation of manufacturing and construction careers. While this tour has been an annual event for the college, high...
November 18, 2016 - 10:00am
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