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Shoppers enjoy Holiday Boutique at Trinity Lutheran Church
A dash of wintry wine fun
Lahn resigns as superintendent, Quist stays on
Bonds could save hospital $2M or more
A teacher's influence can be lifelong
Ready for their shot
Sports roundup from Friday, November 21
Sports schedule for Saturday, November 22
Cardinals defeat section rival Detroit Lakes
Sports schedule for Friday, November 21
Free concert ushers in holiday season
Act now to solve ice dams
Make your holiday meals easier with these simple shortcuts
Cards sought for Red Cross Holiday Mail for Heroes
Christmas comes back to the Fort
Engaged - Boesl and Noetzelman
Births - Douglas County Hospital through November 17, 2014
Births - Douglas County Hospital through November 10, 2014
Births - Douglas County Hospital through October 27, 2014
Wedding - Huwe and Stromberg
Striking Gould again
Initial deer registration numbers drop from 2013 season
First buck is a big one for Moen
DNR release: Hunters register 102,000 deer through second weekend
Minnesota hunters register 54,000 deer during first three days of season
Peter Jennings, 59
Service - Rachel Ruter, 62
Memorial Service - Jayne Nyhammer, 56
John Westphal, 82
Dorene Jerzak, 80
Letter: Will people stand up for Jesus?
Letter: Holidays should be spent with families and friends
Letter: Time for a new leader
It's Our Turn: Be honest about your vision
Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down: Views by the Echo Press
Scholarships available for horticulture, agronomy students
Answers to your gardening questions
Sign-up extended for Margin Protection Program
What about bur oak blight?
The garden is put to bed; now what?
Two local radio stations may have new owners
Scientific opinion poll: Small business owners are hiring
Voyager Industries earns ISO 9001: 2008 certification
Letter: Was health care plan transparent?
Letter: Time for parents to raise kids
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
July 21, 2013
Eight ways to save on your next summer vacation
Vacations can sometimes come with a hefty price tag. Rather than planning on overspending, be proactive and plan ahead. This time around, do your best to enjoy a vacation without depleting your funds or adding debt. As you begin scheduling your trip, do your research with the Better...
July 21, 2013 - 2:17pm
May 8, 2013
Minnesota Destinations: Jay Cooke State Park
Jay Cooke State Park, south of Duluth, is a popular year-round attraction. Naturalist Programs start May 18 and run through August. Jay Cooke State Park is one of Minnesota's larger parks, offering 8,818 acres of impressive views of forest and water. The rugged St. Louis River cascades...
May 8, 2013 - 8:00am
May 6, 2013
Minnesota Destinations: Festival of Birds
More than 250 species of birds live in Becker County, because the Detroit Lakes area is in the heart of a transition zone of tall grass prairie, northern hardwood and coniferous ecosystems. The 16th annual Festival of Birds is scheduled for May 16-19, 2013. To kick off the festival...
May 6, 2013 - 8:00am
May 3, 2013
Minnesota Destinations: Park Rapids - Governor's Fishing Opener
Travel: Explore the 500+ clean, clear lakes of the Park Rapids area Park Rapids is the ultimate tourist destination with its endless recreational opportunities and lakes, friendly people and outdoors activities. It is known as the Gateway to Itasca State Park because of its proximity...
May 3, 2013 - 8:00am
August 31, 2012
A half-century of vacations - all at Broken Arrow Resort
Back in July 1962, Shannon and Erma Hazen of Sterling, Nebraska were coming back from a family vacation up North when they drove through Alexandria. Their...
August 31, 2012 - 12:00am
June 8, 2012
School's out for summer!
A group of Alexandria 7th grade girls found a fun way to celebrate the end of school this week - cooling off at the lake after going tubing on Lake Andrew.
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June 8, 2012 - 12:00am
June 20, 2010
Follow these tips for a safe vacation without a trip to ER
This summer, millions of Americans will hit the road for a vacation, to unwind and have fun with their families. Vacations may be relaxing, but being too lax when it comes to your safety can land you in a place you won't want to send a postcard from - the Emergency Department. "Vacations...
June 20, 2010 - 9:53am
March 28, 2008
Trouble in paradise
Ray and Janice Doebber of Alexandria set off for Cozumel, Mexico in early February, looking forward to a worry-free week of relaxation and fun. But their vacation turned into one of the most stressful and worrisome times of their lives. They arrived at their destination on Saturday,...
March 28, 2008 - 12:00am