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Princess Kay of the Milky Way crowned
Douglas County Hospital gets 'blue ribbon' for vaccination effort
Speaker: Officers are 'not normal; you're special'
Law enforcement blotter: Tuesday, August 23
Almost 1,000 gather in memory of slain 5-year-old Watkins girl
Sports schedule for Thursday, August 25
99 holes to celebrate 99 years
Fun meets a potential future in stock cars for many young go-kart drivers
Tweaks for progress: Shifted backfield, young line highlight B-E football
Following its headline year: Christensen steps in for Minnewaska football
Put the fun back in parenting
Walk raises awareness of congenital heart defects
AAHS students, alumni kick off Project 1440
Discovery Middle School hosts orientations, open house
Cunninghams win wing sauce contest
Births - through Aug. 12, 2016
Engaged - Dokken-McFann and Gran
Births - Aug. 3-8, 2016
Engaged - Benning and Notch
Engaged - Butler and Joswiak
DNR to close Mille Lacs walleye season next month
Stringer full of walleyes
Morken: What the numbers say about declining hunters and anglers
Work begins on statewide deer management plan
A big bass for Beau
William 'Bill' Bretz
Clara "Clair" A. Gustafson
Bernard "Bernie" V. Dulski
Arland E. Hirman
Roy A. Johnson
IN THE KNOW: Leadership Alexandria is unique blend with strong return
LETTER: All are born in spiritual darkness
From the archives - 1966: Six boxes of contest butter to be auctioned off at county fair
EDITORIAL: Small towns can have big problems
LETTER: The same old arguments against Christianity
Producers should consider available assistance
Monarchs, roadsides and the law
A century of family and faith
Kensington represented in Princess Kay of the Milky Way
Kalpin family recognized as 2016 U of M Farm Family
Chamber Ambassadors visit three local businesses
Celeste Edenloff returns to Echo Press
Dew Drop Inn changes ownership
Beach named editor of Echo Press
New rules implemented for telemarketers
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
November 13, 2015
Veterans Day is observed with local programs and displays. World War I formally ended at the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month of...
November 13, 2015 - 12:00am
November 6, 2015
Quilts of Valor, Veterans Day tribute come to EAC
The November exhibit at the Evansville Art Center (EAC) is Quilts of Valor and opens today, November 6. These quilts are made by volunteers...
November 6, 2015 - 12:00am
November 14, 2014
Veterans get salute through music, ceremonies, video and more
There was no applause during the Veterans Day Program in Osakis. The event was a solemn occasion, connecting with soldiers past and present...
November 14, 2014 - 12:00am
November 13, 2013
Remembering the Price of Freedom
The sacrifices of those who gave all were given a salute of appreciation at Alexandria’s Veterans Day program Monday. In a first for the...
November 13, 2013 - 8:42am
A variety of events occured Monday throughout Douglas County to honor the area’s veterans on Veterans Day. From flag raisings and breakfast...
November 13, 2013 - 8:35am
November 8, 2013
Veterans Day program has new twist
Fifth graders to talk about what gravestones say
November 8, 2013 - 9:45am
November 14, 2012
Out and About: Veterans Day Program
Students attended a Veterans Day program at Voyager Elementary School in Alexandria on Monday. In addition to honoring the many veterans who...
November 14, 2012 - 12:00am
November 9, 2012
The other Great Escape
Donald Drum of Alexandria served in the Army during World War II. He has never shared his story until now. The raw experience he went through...
November 9, 2012 - 12:00am
Major General Gerald Lang to speak at Veterans Day program
A special Veterans Day program will be held at the Living waters Church in Alexandria on Sunday, November 11 at 2 p.m. Guest speaker Major General Gerald Lang will present the Veterans Day address. Following the address, refreshments will be served. Lang is the assistant deputy...
November 9, 2012 - 12:00am
November 11, 2011
Music video salute to soldiers, taped in Alexandria, hits YouTube
A Barrett woman's music video tribute to soldiers, including those from the Alexandria area, is now on YouTube. Ciara Drexler wrote a song and...
November 11, 2011 - 11:10am
Ingebrigtsen offers Veterans Day message
Since September 11, 2001, more than 22,000 Minnesota Guard members have been deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan for extended periods, many multiple times. When these citizen soldiers leave our local communities, the impact is great.
November 11, 2011 - 6:17am
Veterans Day facts
Veterans Day originated as "Armistice Day" on November 11, 1919 - the first anniversary of the end of World War I. Congress passed a resolution in 1926 for an annual observance, and November 11 became a national holiday beginning in 1938. President Dwight D. Eisenhower signed legislation...
November 11, 2011 - 12:00am
Veterans Day program in Alexandria features musical tribute
A Veterans Day program will be held at Alexandria Covenant Church, 4015 Dakota Street, today, Friday, November 11 at 11 a.m. A musical tribute will be given to veterans, their families and serving soldiers. The Alexandria Community and Technical College Choir, guest soloist Pam Anderson...
November 11, 2011 - 12:00am
November 10, 2011
Free meals, discounts offered to veterans
Free meals and discounts for military personnel are being offered at participating businesses as part of the Veterans Day observances. Here's a list: Applebee's - free meal, Friday, Nov. 11: Last year, Applebee's served 1,024,000 million free meals to military veterans and active...
November 10, 2011 - 4:47pm
November 4, 2011
Community conversation pays tribute to veterans
Lakes Area Theatre (LAT) in Alexandria is offering the following productions this week: ON STAGE Sherlock Holmes arrested for murder? Find out at LAT on Friday, November 4 at 7 p.m. In The Case of the Dead Adventuress, Holmes and Watson are in Nice, France enjoying the Riviera...
November 4, 2011 - 12:00am