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Sioux want court to grant them Minnesota land promised in 1862
Farmers frustrated with Dayton communications
Law enforcement blotter: Tuesday, Aug. 30
Group to pay $2,000 fine for illegal fireworks
Changes improve child support services
Volleyball: Osakis falls in three to Paynesville
Soccer: Alex boys, girls shut out by Brainerd
Girls tennis: Osakis rolls to pair of sweeps at home tri
Cross country: WCA boys win Morris meet, Osakis' Savageau places eighth
Girls swimming: Improvements present despite Cards' opening loss to Melrose
EVERYDAY GOURMET: Take care of extra zucchini by making noodle dishes
The search is on for Mrs. Douglas County
Aging Mastery Program offered
Class reunions scheduled
Hospice serves more than cancer patients
Births - Aug. 26, 2016
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Births - Aug. 3-8, 2016
Youth Day draws a huge crowd again
DNR to close Mille Lacs walleye season next month
Morken: What the numbers say about declining hunters and anglers
Stringer full of walleyes
Work begins on statewide deer management plan
Brandon D. Randt
Myrtle Annette McKay
Carol J. Hansen
William 'Bill' Bretz
IN THE KNOW: Opioids carry serious risk of harm
From the Archives - 1991: Location decided for new library
EDITORIAL: Here's information that landlords, tenants should know
LETTER: Promote healthy foods in schools
LETTER: We need some backbone
What's wrong with my tomato plant?
Women invited to quarterly agriculture seminar
Producers should consider available assistance
Monarchs, roadsides and the law
Kensington represented in Princess Kay of the Milky Way
MMFCU concludes 60 Days of Giving campaign
Community solar program shining for REA
Chamber Ambassadors visit three local businesses
Celeste Edenloff returns to Echo Press
Dew Drop Inn changes ownership
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
November 11, 2015
Sangria and pizza bring together flavors of autumn
A week or so ago, when the weather was beautiful and everyone was out trying to enjoy every last minute of our snowless weather, I went to visit a neighbor and brought along a special fall cocktail I wanted to try: caramel apple sangria. To make the sangria, I combined flavored coffee...
November 11, 2015 - 12:00am
November 6, 2015
Donate books and drink wine
The American Association of University Women (AAUW) and Sixth Avenue Wine and Ale will hold a kick-off event for Project Bookshelf on Thursday, November 12 at 5:30 p.m. at Sixth Avenue Wine and Ale in Alexandria. Attendees should bring at least one new book for any age child to...
November 6, 2015 - 12:00am
October 16, 2015
Fork and Cork offers evening of food and friends
Time to pop the cork and ready your fork. That's right. The Alexandria Chamber of Commerce will present Fork and Cork on Friday, October 23 from 5:30 to 9 p.m. at Arrowwood Resort and Conference Center. Guests will travel in small groups to five food stations while learning about...
October 16, 2015 - 12:00am
October 14, 2015
Get your fill of fruit and wine at Applefest
Fall is here, the leaves are changing, and the harvest is ready, so why not celebrate with some apples? Carlos Creek Winery in Alexandria invites...
October 14, 2015 - 12:00am
November 22, 2014
A dash of wintry wine fun
A new type of run added a dash of winter fun to Alexandria Thursday night. Organized by Broadway Bistro, Downtown and Plaza Liquors and Sixth...
November 22, 2014 - 11:24am
September 5, 2014
Carlos Creek Winery Grape Stomp
More than 15,000 people are expected to attend Carlos Creek Winery’s annual Grape Stomp September 12-14. This year’s festival features 12...
September 5, 2014 - 12:00am
August 15, 2014
Carlos Creek Winery wins Best Rose Wine of 2014
More than 2,200 wines traveled to the Indy International Wine Competition, one of the nation’s largest wine competitions, July 30 through August...
August 15, 2014 - 12:00am
September 18, 2013
Out and About - Grape Stomp
The Carlos Creek Winery Grape Stomp didn't let a steady rain on Saturday dampen the weekend-long celebration.
September 18, 2013 - 3:08pm
February 15, 2013
Beer and wine gala to include more variety
United Way's 2013 Beer and Wine Tasting Gala promises to offer more variety of wines and specialty beer. The gala will be held at Arrowwood Resort and Conference Center near Alexandria on Friday, February 22 from 5 to 7:30 p.m. Sponsored by H Boyd Nelson and Goose Island, this year's...
February 15, 2013 - 12:00am
January 4, 2013
Beer, wine tasting gala scheduled
Looking for a way to take a break from the winter doldrums? Then mark the calendar for United Way's 2013 Beer and Wine Tasting Gala at Arrowwood Resort and Conference Center near Alexandria on Friday, February 22 from 5 to 7:30 p.m. A variety of wines and specialty beer, an array...
January 4, 2013 - 12:00am
July 27, 2012
Carlos Creek announces 'Stomp for a Cause'
Alexandria residents will have a chance to support local nonprofits in September when Carlos Creek Winery in Alexandria debuts Stomp for a Cause at their annual Grape Stomp and Wine Festival. The three day festival, held September 14-16, features live music, art, food, craft vendors...
July 27, 2012 - 12:00am
Wine tasting fundraiser set
The Minnewaska Laker Foundation is holding its 5th annual Taste on the Lake wine and microbrew tasting fundraiser Wednesday, May 2 at Lakeside Ballroom in Glenwood. The event begins at 6:30 p.m. with open tasting and appetizers, along with a silent auction. At 8:30 p.m. a live auction...
April 27, 2012 - 12:00am
August 25, 2011
Staples college receives grant to train technicians in wine production
Led by viticulturist Dennis Emslie Drummond, a vineyard site at the Central Lakes College Agricultural and Energy Center in Staples is testing a number of grape varieties, including table grapes. Once harvested, grapes will be tested for quality with eventual possible sale at local...
August 25, 2011 - 12:46pm
May 8, 2011
Upcoming workshop explores fruit of the vine
ST. PAUL, Minn. - The Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) encourages current and "budding" grape growers and winemakers to attend an upcoming Minnesota Grape Growers Association (MGGA) workshop. The workshop will be held at the University of Minnesota (U of M) Landscape Arboretum...
May 8, 2011 - 9:14am
March 25, 2011
Lake Country Wines offers in-store wine making
Lake Country Wines is now officially open for business. Located on the northeast corner of Bob's Adium gas station in Brandon, Lake Country Wines offers an extensive selection of concentrated grape wine kits and related equipment for the home winemaker. The owner of Lake Country...
March 25, 2011 - 12:00am