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Alexandria students head to Washington, D.C.
ABCs of volunteering for Red Cross
UPDATE 2:32 p.m.: One teen killed, two injured in crash early Friday
Barn fire near Alexandria Saturday evening
The journey of sobriety
Osakis’ Kraemer advances to state
A look at the area matchups as football playoffs open tonight
Osakis wraps up conference championship against Browerville
Area football playoffs start Tuesday
Brandon-Evansville netters grab 20th win
'They're creepy and they're kooky'
Service Fair gives look at area offerings
Kangas benefit set for October 18
Are you ready for a spooky sprint?
A century of music
Engaged - Peterson and Meissner
Engaged - Nelson and Wallace
Wedding - James and Galligan
Births - Douglas County Hospital through September 23, 2014
Engaged - Faust and Bouressa
Making their mark
From the stand: Bucks becoming nocturnal
Mohr’s monster walleye
Hunting photos wanted from readers
Donald Twait, 89
Gloria Froemming, 80
Wilma Perry, 97
Richard Moeser, 54
Glen Barber, 84
Congressman Collin Peterson deserves to be re-elected
Does Alexandria City Council have other solutions for service?
Fill the Boot was overwhelming success
In the Know: Should another community conversation be scheduled?
Forum Editorial: Minnesota governor: Johnson is focused, ready
Top 10 ‘must do’ fall chores
Rebate deadline approaches for organic farmers, processors
Celebrate farms and schools
Farm to School Month features fresh, local foods
Top 10 ‘must do’ fall chores
Elden’s Fresh Foods honored at fall food show
Luther Crest receives two $25,000 grants
Rhonda Boesen presented with Spirit of Hampton Award for performance
Alexandria Golden K Kiwanis sponsors Car Care Saturday
Lions club elects officers
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
April 26, 2013
Department of Transportation now on Twitter
The Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) District 4 in West Central Minnesota is now using Twitter to share information on road closure, construction projects and public meetings. Those interested can follow @mndotwcentral or visit www.twitter.com/mndotwcentral. District...
news / state
April 26, 2013 - 12:00am
April 16, 2013
MnDOT uses Twitter to share information in west central Minnesota
The Minnesota Department of Transportation District 4 in west central Minnesota is now using Twitter to share information on road closures, construction projects and public meetings. Those interested can follow @mndotwcentral or visit www.twitter.com/mndotwcentral. District...
April 16, 2013 - 12:10pm
September 28, 2012
Get ready for 'Chicz'
The Echo Press is excited to announce its latest publication - Chicz. The premiere issue of the free magazine will appear in newsstands, stores and locations throughout the Alexandria area on October 1. Chicz is targeted to busy women of all ages who are immersed in today's fast-paced...
September 28, 2012 - 12:00am
February 1, 2012
Echo Press on Twitter
The Echo Press' Twitter Feed can be reached at twitter.com/echopress
February 1, 2012 - 2:20pm
April 17, 2010
Tweet this but not that; many executives establish stricter social networking policies
Social networking sites such as Twitter and Facebook allow people to communicate more loosely, but many companies are tightening their grip on how employees use these channels at work. Thirty-eight percent of chief information officers (CIOs) interviewed have implemented stricter...
April 17, 2010 - 8:43am
June 4, 2009
Politicians take to Twitter
ST. PAUL - The Twitter short-message electronic networking system is becoming popular among politicians, many of whom now send tweets. A recent message from House Majority Leader Tony Sertich, DFL-Chisholm, tweaked politicians who visit Iowa to get presidential support. "A MN politician...
government / news / state
June 4, 2009 - 3:29pm
June 3, 2009
Tweets about the streets
The Alexandria Street Department may experiment soon with a new technology - Twitter. It's a free, social networking system or "micro-blogging" service that allows its users to tell other users what they are doing in real time. Those who sign up for the system send short text-messages...
June 3, 2009 - 12:05am
February 8, 2009
N.D. American Legion uses Facebook, Twitter to reach young veterans
JAMESTOWN -- At 90 years old, one organization is getting with the times. Established in 1919, the North Dakota's branch of the American Legion is using online social networking sites -- typically thought of as fun, upbeat Web sites used to interact with friends and acquaintances...
February 8, 2009 - 12:00am