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Work on new Miltona playground starts
Law Enforcement Blotter: Tuesday, June 27
A big, busy weekend
Concerned citizens organize to stop B-E school vote
Journalism groups intervene in Wetterling lawsuit
Modahl, Kerr win Geneva Member Guest Tournament
Sports schedule for Wednesday, June 28
Lakes Area Snowmen heading toward finish line after weekend tie
Three Panthers named to Class A all-tourney team as Johnson wins POY
Junior Legion Baseball: Alex Junior Legion Black drops two to Fergus Falls
End of the trail
Ralph Covert plays family concert at Evansville Art Center
Lincoln students compete at global Destination Imagination competition
Golfer Tom Lehman speaks at July 7 faith lunch
Engaged - Strater and Lambert
Engaged - Bruzik and Johnson
Engaged - Fogelson and Gibbons
Engaged - Teichert and Kelly
Engaged - Schmidt and Murray
Morken: Worth the casts in Canada
Courrier lands nice bass
Big fish highlight third Douglas County Bowfishing Challenge
Mike Frisch: Finding June walleyes
Walleye bite picks up on some area lakes
Lloyd Darrell Nigg
Janice "Jan" Larsen
Lorraine G. Van Santen
Mary Anna Louise Swenson
Oscar Frederick Mantick
1967: Alexandria Telephone adds two switchboard jobs
Guest editorial: Beware of those trying to deepen the divide
Making space for student creativity
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Republicans need to find new economic theory
THUMBS UP/THUMBS DOWN: Views by the Echo Press Editorial Board
4-H announces K-3 summer camps
Master gardener shares cold-hardy plant information
Many options for shade plants
Extension service helps with pressure canning
What's going on with the evergreens??
On the Street
A race to get people in the door of downtown businesses
Chamber holds 26th annual golf tournament
Tolkkinen joins Echo Press staff
JCI Minnesota looking for outstanding young Minnesotans
hires and promotions
On The Street
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