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Bumpy drive over tracks to get smoother
Bipartisan work gives greater Minnesota legislative success
Law Enforcement Blotter: Monday, May 22
1 killed, another injured after van collides with semi
Dayton, GOP cut last-minute budget deal to set up special session Tuesday
Boys tennis: Cards' season ends after loss to Warriors
Baseball: Panthers knock off B-E for 14th straight win
Sports schedule for Tuesday, May 23
Boys Golf: Alexandria wins CLC title at AGC
Osakis High School celebrates state title
Bus tour visits Arboretum
Christian singer returns to Alex area
Car Care Program names volunteer of the year
Dance benefits shoeless Ugandan children
Outdoor religious drama ends May 25
Engaged - Schmidt and Murray
Engaged - Harstad and Engebretson
Wedding - Von Bank and Hoelscher
Wedding - Skudlarek and Oestreich
Births - March 31, 2017
Nice bass for Maeyaert
Fee increases added to final environment bill
Morken: Still time to fill that tag as toms continue to sound off
Minnesota opener: Slow going on Reno Saturday morning
Mike Frisch: Tips for opening-day walleyes
Dennis Douglas Pearson
Marion G. Bauer
Gilbert G. Poepping
Frances L. Lesuer
Lola M. Olson
It's Our Turn: An astonishing blur of technology
Echo Press editorial: Who will pay for clean water?
Observations from the Archives: 2007: Freedom to Breathe Act bans public indoor smoking
Guest editorial: More urban-rural unity needed
Letter: Putting God in a box
4-H trains youth as camp counselors
4-H'ers take the stage
Master gardeners plant sale coming up
Crabgrass prevention in your home lawn
Gardening Brown Bag series offered
Groundbreaking next week on mental health facility
On the Street
New Aagard program provides tool cabinets for employees
Chamber introduces new networking event
ATCC Foundation holds scholarship recognition event
hires and promotions
On The Street
January 20, 2017
KOOL-TV adds local weekend show
Alexandria-based Kool-TV has launched a new TV show featuring long-time broadcaster and meteorologist Mark Anthony and his wife, Tracey Anderson....
January 20, 2017 - 9:00am
Five shows to binge on Netflix now
By Anna G. Larson, Forum News Service My ideal night involves takeout, my couch and Netflix. I'll start a series and keep watching until I can't...
March 20, 2016 - 11:00am
August 15, 2014
Charter to switch to all-digital network
Charter Communications will soon complete its move to a 100 percent all-digital network. Charter customers in the Alexandria and surrounding area will receive access to more than 200 high definition (HD) channels, better picture quality and faster Internet speeds. “By removing...
Business/On The Street
August 15, 2014 - 10:27am
Lakes Area News now delivers local TV weather
Lakes Area News now delivers local televised weather for Central Minnesota. New Lakes Area News team member, Mark Anthony, will deliver daily weather updates on weekdays and a weekend forecast every Friday. Anthony was the chief meteorologist at KSAX-TV, and has filled in on a regular...
Business/Hires and Promotions
August 15, 2014 - 12:00am
September 4, 2013
TV show highlights Alexandria girl's smile mission
A 12-year-old Alexandria girl's efforts to help others will be spotlighted on the KSTP-TV program, "On the Road with Jason Davis." The show about Emersyn Harris will air this Sunday, September 8 at 10:30 p.m. and will be broadcast again on September 9 at 11 a.m. The segment is called...
September 4, 2013 - 4:37pm
April 24, 2013
KSAX-TV improves UHF signal
KSAX-TV in Alexandria is expanding and improving its over the air signal. Starting April 23, KSAX will offer the following channels: KSTP-TV in high definition.
April 24, 2013 - 12:00am
March 6, 2013
'Prairie Yard and Garden' begins new season
The 26th season of Prairie Yard and Garden (PY&G) continues on Thursday, March 7. Larry Zilliox, former University of Minnesota Extension educator from Alexandria, hosts the 30-minute program. PY&G airs Thursday evenings at 7:30 p.m.
March 6, 2013 - 12:00am
March 1, 2013
Lakes area to be featured on fishing show
The Alexandria area will be featured on Fishing the Midwest TV show the weekend of March 9-10. The Fishing the Midwest crew fished in the Alexandria...
March 1, 2013 - 12:00am
January 4, 2013
'Your Legislators' 2013 season premiers January 10
Pioneer Public Television's Your Legislators will premiere on Thursday, January 10. The 8 p.m. live question and answer program will feature legislatures from both the House of Representatives and the Senate. Your Legislators provides an opportunity for Minnesota residents to present...
January 4, 2013 - 12:00am
December 14, 2012
A tweet to a crooner pays off
When Carole Henderson's son decided to become a Green Beret, she did what any devoted mother would do. She started to tweet. How else could...
December 14, 2012 - 12:00am
June 29, 2012
UPDATE: KSAX discontinues broadcasts
For many viewers, it's like losing a long-time friend. KSAX-TV, which has provided news programming in the Alexandria area for 25 years, announced...
June 29, 2012 - 12:00am
June 15, 2012
Charter brings new HD channels to Alexandria customers
Charter TV, a leading broadband communications company, is adding 27 new high definition (HD) channels for customers with HD service in the Alexandria area on June 20. These additions are part of the evolution of Charter, which includes a growing number of HD channels and on demand...
June 15, 2012 - 12:00am
May 25, 2012
Selective TV adds more digital channels
Selective TV, the non-profit member-supported UHF system that serves the Douglas County area, continues to make improvements in the picture quality and variety of its programming. It recently made the switch to the digital format and is offering some channels in high definition. Channels...
May 25, 2012 - 12:00am
March 20, 2012
Selective TV has new digital lineup
Selective TV, the member-supported UHF system that serves the Douglas County area, has made the switch to digital. Here is the new channel line-up (old channel locations are shown in parenthesis): KCCO (7) - 7.1 KWCM (30) - 10.1 through 10.4 KMSP (38) - 9.1 KARE (18) - 11.1 KSAX,...
March 20, 2012 - 8:45am
March 16, 2012
Local chef featured on public TV Sunday
Pioneer Public Television will feature Prairie Sportsman's Curt Anderson of Evansville in Cookin' with Curt, a cooking special that will air...
March 16, 2012 - 12:00am