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Alexandria celebrates in the streets
Meeting to address help for those with autism
Rep. Peterson: Rural America's critical infrastructure needs include broadband, flood control
So you think you can dance? It may not be legal under current city ordinance
As storms roll in, so does help for cleaning up
Legion Baseball: Rain delays Alex-Moorhead game until Saturday morning
Junior Legion: Blacks win District 9 title
The pitch for horseshoes
Storhaug locks up first triathlon win in Clearwater
Legion Baseball: Alex tops Fergus in substate opener
VFW Auxiliary to host salad luncheon
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
At Douglas County Library: Fun socks, Legos and oh yeah, books!
Tickets available for 25th chamber music festival
Lakes museum plans events for book lovers
Engaged - Friedrichs and Werk
Engaged - Batcher and Janssen
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
Clifford W. Wunderlich
Lois Elaine Lindberg
Joy L. McWhorter
Jean A. Johnson
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
Echo Press Editorial: Beware of storm-damage rebate offers
In The Know: The true side of volunteering
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
West Central Area
June 21, 2017
Colorful for a cause: Fundraiser for Kensington playground takes place during Runestone Days
Colors flew and kids got messy during Kensington Runestone Days, to help fund Kensington's latest project: a new playground. Proceeds from...
June 21, 2017 - 3:22pm
May 5, 2017
Three WCA team members compete at state
The WCA speech team had an incredible day speaking at the Class A State Speech Tournament on Saturday, April 22, according to speech advisor...
May 5, 2017 - 11:34am
April 12, 2017
WCA Speech competes in Section 6A Tournament
The West Central Area Speech team competed in the Minnesota State High School League Section 6A Tournament in Underwood on Saturday, April 8....
April 12, 2017 - 5:01pm
April 5, 2017
WCA Speech members honored at speech extravaganza
The West Central Area Speech team held a community speech extravaganza on March 28 at which WCA families and community members listened to WCA...
April 5, 2017 - 6:00am
March 31, 2017
WCA Speech wraps up regular season tournament
The West Central Area Speech team ended its regular season speech tournament in Osakis on Saturday, March 18. Kristin Gilbertson in poetry and Emma Saulsbury in storytelling received honorable mentions. Those who received superiors include Max Duncan, humorous; Emily Engen, storytelling;...
March 31, 2017 - 10:00am
March 17, 2017
Three champions emerge at WCA's speech meet
Saturday's West Central Area speech team was small in numbers but strong in talent. Several students missed speaking in Graceville as many were...
March 17, 2017 - 9:00am
March 8, 2017
WCA speech places in top half at Battle Lake meet
The WCA Knights spoke in Battle Lake on March 4, finishing in the top half among schools in the area. Top speakers for the Knights included Hannah Anderson at second in great speeches, Brianna Kreft earning second place honors in extemporaneous reading, Solomon Sewell receiving a...
March 8, 2017 - 10:00am
March 1, 2017
WCA Knights take multiple ribbons at latest meet
The West Central Area Speech Team devoted another Saturday to perfecting its abilities on Feb. 25, competing in three rounds and a final. Solomon Sewell was a champion in two categories, winning both discussion and original oratory. Hannah Anderson earned a fourth place ribbon for...
March 1, 2017 - 9:00am
February 22, 2017
WCA Speech Team brings home multiple awards
Over the past few weeks, the West Central Area Speech Team has competed in three invitationals, bringing home multiple individual awards. At the Underwood meet, Brianna Kreft got second in extemporaneous reading, Hannah Anderson was third in great speeches, Solomon Sewell was third...
February 22, 2017 - 8:00am
February 17, 2017
Knights speech team brings home five individual ribbons
West Central Area speakers participated in the Minnewaska Area Schools Speech Invitational on Saturday, Feb. 4. The Knights brought home five individual ribbons, placed in the top third as a team and introduced several new speakers. Discussion champion Solomon Sewell placed first...
February 17, 2017 - 10:31am
February 8, 2017
West Central Area Speech team kicks off 2017 season
The West Central Area Speech team made its 2017 debut at the Otter Orations speech meet on Jan. 28. The meet was host to almost 500 high school...
February 8, 2017 - 10:00am
August 3, 2016
WCA mourns the loss of its "go-to guy"
A family is mourning the loss of a father, friend and husband, while the community around them lost one of its greatest leaders this past Saturday....
August 3, 2016 - 11:29am
August 30, 2013
WCA wins in five sets over Underwood
A five set victory for the West Central Area volleyball team over Underwood in their first match of the season has given them more than just a win in the stat column. Starting off the season with a hard fought victory should give the Knights experience they can use for the rest of...
August 30, 2013 - 2:13pm
October 3, 2012
Girls' tennis: Minnewaska tops West Central Area
With two matches going to tiebreakers and another needing three sets to be decided, the Minnewaska girls' tennis team came away with a 4-3 win over West Central Area in a matchup of section foes. The Lakers took three of the four singles matches and one of the doubles. Ellen Stensrud...
October 3, 2012 - 12:00am
January 18, 2011
West Central Area Schools running two hours late
West Central Area Schools will be opening two hours late today, Tuesday, because of the weather. That is the only school-related weather announcement reported in the Douglas County area.
January 18, 2011 - 7:03am