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Law Enforcement Blotter: Friday, July 21 through Sunday, July 23
Officers on leave after shooting in Willmar, Minn.
Meet the new Pet of the Week: Harry (w/video)
Update: Six injured in multi-vehicle pile-ups near Brandon
Viking Speedway: Zach Johnson moves from ninth to first in Modified feature
Legion Baseball: Alex season ends with loss to Bemidji
Snowmen run over Bismarck into semis
Legion Baseball: Alexandria falls to Moorhead, survives through Saturday
Legion Baseball: Rain delays Alex-Moorhead game until Saturday morning
Loose Change to deliver free concert
Alexandria chaplain serves those in military service
VFW Auxiliary to host salad luncheon
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
At Douglas County Library: Fun socks, Legos and oh yeah, books!
Engaged - Friedrichs and Werk
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Engaged - Berglin and Kolden
Engaged - Gearman and Whiting
Wedding - Karthikeyan and Freborg
Should have got a bigger net: Eight-year old lands 50-incher on Miltona
Mike Frisch: Froggin' for big bass
Plenty of panfish for annual Senior Fishing Day
A booming bass bite: Local tournament circuit finds success on area lakes
Morken: Summer deer-hunting work will pay off in the fall
David "Dave" A. Dittberner
Charles S. "Chuck" Harris
Clifford W. Wunderlich
It's Our Turn: Dare to do a random act of kindness
Letter: Welcome sign needs attention
Views by the Echo Press Editorial Board: Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down
Letter: State's budget process is concerning
Commentary: Look at the big picture for B-E
Millerville gets hands-on with butter
Tractors to parade down 36 mile memory lane
Douglas County 4-H campers
Cattlemen invite public to July 11 get-together
4-H announces K-3 summer camps
A new place for ink opens in Alexandria
Author Faith Sullivan to sign books in Alexandria
Knute Nelson partners with Centrex Rehab, adds memory care unit
Glenwood State Bank joins top workplace list
New wedding venue opens in Alexandria
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On The Street
Vikingland Band Festival
June 28, 2017
A big, busy weekend
The less than desireable windy, cold weather this past weekend may have put a slight damper on events around the county, but the majority of...
June 28, 2017 - 8:24am
June 23, 2017
Be prepared: Marching bands are coming
A Viking-sized weekend is just around the corner with the Minnesota high school marching band championships coming to town, and resident and...
June 23, 2017 - 8:09am
June 21, 2017
Alexandria could triple in size this weekend with several big events
It is safe to say that Alexandria residents will not be at a loss for activities this weekend. Consider this: a cowboy shootout at the Runestone...
June 21, 2017 - 8:04am
June 1, 2017
Redfield named band festival grand marshal
Keith Redfield never had the chance to play music in high school. Now the retired school superintendent and Jefferson High School principal will...
June 1, 2017 - 2:39pm
April 14, 2017
Vikingland Band Festival presents 2017 Minnesota Drum Corps Premiere
The sounds of drum and bugle corps will again join the beat of marching bands in Alexandria during the two-day Vikingland Band Festival marching...
April 14, 2017 - 8:16am
March 9, 2017
Submit nominations for Vikingland Band Festival grand marshals
The public is invited to submit nominations of people who should be considered for the honor of grand marshal of the Vikingland Band Festival. Over the past 32 years, the honor has recognized men and women who have had a positive impact on Alexandria in areas such as music, youth...
March 9, 2017 - 7:36am
June 29, 2016
Vikingland Band Festival takes over Broadway
Despite windy conditions, the Vikingland Band Festival (VBF) carried on as planned on Sunday, June 26, and drew nearly 15,000 spectators. The...
June 29, 2016 - 12:00am
June 24, 2016
Vikingland Band Festival marches into Alexandria this weekend
Marching bands from across Minnesota and Canada will gather in Alexandria this weekend for the Vikingland Band Festival's biggest parade lineup...
June 24, 2016 - 12:00am
May 27, 2016
Smiths named grand marshals of 2016 Vikingland Band Festival
Brent and Sally Smith of Alexandria have been named grand marshals of the 32nd annual Vikingland Band Festival to be held on Sunday, June 26....
May 27, 2016 - 12:00am
April 6, 2016
Vikingland Band Festival adds Minnesota Drum Corps Premiere
The sounds of drum and bugle corps will join the beat of marching bands in Alexandria this summer when the 2016 Vikingland Band Festival expands...
April 6, 2016 - 12:00am
January 22, 2016
Vikingland Band Festival to feature three bands from Calgary
Alexandria's 2016 Vikingland Band Festival has confirmed the performance of three marching bands comprising more than 400 performers from Calgary,...
January 22, 2016 - 12:00am
July 1, 2015
Music fills the streets
Vikingland Band Festival features 19 bands
July 1, 2015 - 12:00am
June 28, 2015
Band festival brings large crowd downtown
The Vikingland Band Festival drew a large audience to Broadway Street on Sunday. While the crowd enjoyed the sunshine and food vendors, 16 marching...
June 28, 2015 - 4:25pm
June 26, 2015
Lots to do this weekend in the lakes area
There’s plenty to do around the lakes area this weekend. Bring your family to a festival, gobble up some ribs, catch a motorcycle parade, soak in the sights and sounds of spectacular marching bands and check out a fantastic collection of vintage vehicles. Visit echopress.com...
June 26, 2015 - 1:09pm
June 24, 2015
Vikingland Band Festival to hit Broadway
Performances set for Saturday, June 27 and Sunday, June 28 Marching bands from across Minnesota and one from Norway will gather in Alexandria...
June 24, 2015 - 12:00am