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County commission salaries increase $1,000
Midway opens with special time for those with special needs
Downtown eyed for veteran's memorial
Absentee ballots available for B-E school vote
Law Enforcement Blotter: Wednesday, August 16
Matt Cullen comes home to play for the Wild
Twins activate former All-Star closer Perkins
B-E adds cross country to its fall athletics
Alexandria football: New look, but expectations remain high
Tennis: Panthers looking for continued progress
Photo of the Week
Vacation transformation at Good Shepherd Church
Alexandria's Enterprise plays courthouse concert
Faith Happenings: Running legend to speak at Faith @ Work Lunch
Engaged - Sharp and Kasper
Morken: Habitat key to curbing coyotes' effect on fawns
DNR report: Fewer small game hunters buy licenses in 2016
Morken: Death of Bosek hits hard for many
Plenty of deer harvest opportunities locally
DNR sees illegal use of hydraulic jets on more local waters
Delores M. Johnson
Jennifer R. Lorenz-Billings
Richard Henry Tomford
Sylvia O. Johnson
Echo Press Editorial: Blank page speaks volumes
Observations from the Archives: 1967: Fair features racing ostrich-pulled carts
Commentary: City doesn't have right to ban new wells
In the Know: Pay attention to city, county budgets
Letter: What advice did Trump give Boy Scouts?
There's still time to plant veggies
Haying and grazing OK on some Conservation Reserve land
Millerville gets hands-on with butter
Tractors to parade down 36 mile memory lane
Douglas County 4-H campers
Grant helps Glenwood with downtown facelift
Leadership change at Runestone Museum
Schwan's announces acquisitions as frozen food company beefs up its pizza business
Aagard expands to pull all workers into one building
A new place for ink opens in Alexandria
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June 28, 2013
Alexandria woman scratches off $50,000 Lottery prize
Evelyn Skrove of Alexandria likes to play bingo and the occasional scratch-off Lottery games, so the morning of June 18, she sat down with a...
June 28, 2013 - 12:00am
May 31, 2013
A double win at scene of Indy 500
Alexandria was a double winner in a special racing event that took place last Saturday on the eve of the Indy 500. First, a local company, Alexandria...
May 31, 2013 - 12:00am
May 8, 2013
Area resident wins $7,000 in Lottery
Raymond Castonguay of Alexandria recently won $7,000 by playing the Minnesota Lottery's Crossword Multiplier scratch game. He claimed the prize April 19. The winning ticket was purchased at Super America, 1422 Broadway in Alexandria. Proceeds from the Minnesota State Lottery benefit...
May 8, 2013 - 12:00am
April 17, 2013
Nelson woman wins $5,000 Lottery prize
Norma Lanoue of Nelson won $5,000 by playing the Minnesota Lottery's Lucky Lines Multiplier scratch game. She claimed the prize April 1. The winning ticket was purchased at Super America, 211 Nokomis in Alexandria. Proceeds from the Minnesota State Lottery benefit all Minnesotans....
April 17, 2013 - 12:00am
March 13, 2013
Alexandria man wins $50,000 lottery prize
Jason Qual of Alexandria won $50,000 on a Double Dollar Fortune ticket that he purchased at Holiday, 785 North Nokomis Northeast in Alexandria. Qual claimed the prize at Lottery headquarters in Roseville on March 1. Double Dollar Fortune is a $20 scratch game that offers a top prize...
March 13, 2013 - 12:00am
March 1, 2013
Alexandria man wins $82,732 jackpot
Gary Miller of Alexandria won an $82,732 Progressive Print-N-Play jackpot by playing the $5 bingo game. The Eagles, located at 526 North Nokomis in Alexandria, sold the winning ticket. Miller was all smiles but said he was "still shaking" when he arrived at the Lottery's Roseville...
March 1, 2013 - 12:00am
February 13, 2013
Deitz named Section 8AA Triple AAA winner
Ted Deitz, a senior at Jefferson High School (JHS) in Alexandria, has been named the Section 8AA Triple AAA (academics, arts and athletics) winner and will advance to state competition. Deitz and JHS senior Shanee' Herd were nominated to represent JHS in the AAA program. AAA winners...
February 13, 2013 - 12:00am
April 25, 2012
Eric Klimek wins groundwater fest logo contest
On Wednesday, May 2, nearly 500 4th grade students from Douglas County area schools will participate in the 19th annual Kids' Water Festival...
April 25, 2012 - 12:00am
January 3, 2012
Lottery ticket buyer in Douglas County wins new car
Some lucky person who bought a "Minnesota Millionaire Raffle" state Lottery ticket in Douglas County is the winner of a 2012 Ford Edge. The winner hasn't come forward yet to claim the prize - the drawing took place on January 1. The winning ticket number was 417962. In addition,...
January 3, 2012 - 4:18pm
September 7, 2011
Lakes Area Quilters announces block contest winner
Anita Ferguson was the winner of the first Lakes Area Quilters block contest at this year's Douglas County Fair. Quilt blocks were displayed...
September 7, 2011 - 12:00am
April 20, 2011
Alex doctor chosen 2011 Family Physician of Year
This Alexandria Clinic medical director is swift with a smile and a stethoscope and he's willing to don a pair of skis to save lives. Dr. Anthony...
April 20, 2011 - 12:00am
November 19, 2010
Area resident wins $10,000 in lottery
John Meyer of Alexandria recently won $10,000 playing the Lottery's Powerball game. Meyer claimed the prize November 2. The winning ticket was purchased at Cenex Convenience Store, 915 Broadway in Alexandria. Lottery players must be 18 years of age or older. If you or someone you...
November 19, 2010 - 12:00am
November 17, 2010
Pipeline Travel Plaza in Alexandria sells winning ticket worth $200,000
His job as an independent truck driver brings Doug Abel to Minnesota several days a week from his home in Portage, Wisconsin. As he was driving through Alexandria on October 21, he stopped at Pipeline Travel Plaza, 3181 Evergreen Lane SW in Alexandria for some coffee. When he paid...
November 17, 2010 - 12:00am
November 3, 2010
Area resident is a lottery winner
Cindy Stueve of Alexandria won $10,000 playing the Minnesota Lottery's $500,000 Money Match scratch game. Stueve claimed the prize October 18. The winning ticket was purchased at Holiday, 785 North Nokomis NE in Alexandria. Lottery players must be 18 years of age or older. If you...
November 3, 2010 - 12:00am
October 15, 2010
Local man wins $200,000 in Lottery game
Darrell Nelson of Alexandria recently won $200,000 playing the Minnesota Lottery's "Wild Cherry Slots" scratch-off game. The Holiday gas station at 650 50th Avenue West in Alexandria sold the winning ticket. The overall odds of winning a prize in the $10 Wild Cherry game are about...
October 15, 2010 - 12:00am