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UPDATE: Last of 9 prisoners who escaped in state van caught on Minneapolis bridge
UPDATE: Dayton to decide whether to OK spending plan by Tuesday
Composting among new director's priorities
Done Trash Talking: Olmscheid retiring from solid waste
Power outage planned for north Alexandria
Eagles Horseshoe League Standings
Trap Shooting: Perfect score from Brezina leads Alexandria shooters
Track and Field: Minnewaska, WCA battle in subsections
Baseball: Merritt tosses complete game in starting pitching debut
Track and field: A-B-E sends eight to sections
Guitarist performs for First Friday in Evansville
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
Runestone, Legacy of the Lakes museums unveil new exhibits
At Ole Oppe Fest, Big Ole will meet new family member
Have questions? The library has answers
Engaged - Bruzik and Johnson
Engaged - Teichert and Kelly
Engaged - Schmidt and Murray
Engaged - Harstad and Engebretson
Wedding - Von Bank and Hoelscher
Morken: Becoming a better bow hunter
Nice bass for Maeyaert
Fee increases added to final environment bill
Morken: Still time to fill that tag as toms continue to sound off
Minnesota opener: Slow going on Reno Saturday morning
Kathleen Rose Kaar
Dennis Douglas Pearson
Richard "Dick" H. Hodgson
Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down: Views by the Echo Press
Guest editorial: Take a bigger view of what's underwater
Observations from the Archives: 1967: Hardware Hank's is Official Barbie Trade-In Headquarters
Commentary: Reforms protect your water and your wallet
Letter: Pray for persecuted Christians
4-H trains youth as camp counselors
4-H'ers take the stage
Master gardeners plant sale coming up
Crabgrass prevention in your home lawn
Gardening Brown Bag series offered
Winery, brewery and distillery hope customers come crawling
Groundbreaking next week on mental health facility
On the Street
New Aagard program provides tool cabinets for employees
Chamber introduces new networking event
hires and promotions
On The Street
March 15, 2017
Nominate a Farm Mom of the Year
Just as rural communities are the backbone of America, farm mothers play a vital and integral role on the farm, with their families, in their communities and across the entire agriculture industry. To honor the significant contributions these women make in their communities and beyond,...
March 15, 2017 - 9:00am
September 9, 2016
Employers of the Year nominations sought
Lakes Area Professional Women (LAPW) is currently seeking nominations to honor two local employers who support and promote fairness and leadership opportunities for women in the workplace.
September 9, 2016 - 12:00am
Laura Urban to speak on women in education
Laura Urban, the first female president of Alexandria Technical and Community College (ATCC), will be the guest speaker on Thursday, October 15 at 5:30 p.m. in Room 211 at ATCC.
October 9, 2015 - 12:00am
August 7, 2015
World Breastfeeding Week is August 1-7
This week, August 1-7, is World Breastfeeding Week 2015. The theme this year is Breastfeeding and Work: Let’s Make it Work. According to Horizon Public Health, everyone benefits from a breastfeeding-friendly work environment, including: EMPLOYER • Lower absenteeism rates...
August 7, 2015 - 12:00am
September 4, 2014
Women of the St. Cloud Diocese invited to fall conference
The St. Cloud Diocesan Council of Catholic Women (DCCW) invites all women in the St. Cloud Diocese to attend the 61st annual Fall Conference on September 20 at 8 a.m. at St. Marcus Church, 8701 Main St., Clear Lake. The theme is “The Joy of the Gospel.” The conference includes...
September 4, 2014 - 2:52pm
August 13, 2014
Women Caring for the Land gathering set
The Land Stewardship Project’s next Women Caring for the Land gathering will focus on how perennial “third crops” can add value to the two-crop system of corn and soybeans. This event is free and open to all women farmland owners with preference given to those who lease their...
August 13, 2014 - 12:00am
June 4, 2014
League of Women Voters focuses on women's role in government
The Alexandria Area League of Women Voters held its annual meeting on Wednesday, May 14, with a focus on women in government. Alexandria Mayor...
June 4, 2014 - 12:00am
July 31, 2013
Women Caring for the Land meeting set for August 6
A Women Caring for the Land meeting will be held Tuesday, August 6 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Glenwood. There is no charge for the meeting and lunch will be served. Participants will hear from Farmers' Legal Action Group (FLAG) about how to develop...
July 31, 2013 - 12:00am
June 7, 2013
Women riders display passion for motorcycles
The seventh annual International Female Ride Day (IFRD) was held on Friday, May 3. Thousands of women from all over the world rode their motorcycles...
June 7, 2013 - 12:00am
May 3, 2013
Habitat for Humanity to observe Women Build Week
Women are invited to grab their hammers and volunteer during Habitat for Humanity's sixth annual National Women Build Week, May 4-12. During that week, Habitat for Humanity of Douglas County (HFHDC) and affiliates nationwide will host women build projects in partnership with Lowe's. The...
May 3, 2013 - 12:00am
May 1, 2013
Number of women-owned businesses grows
Businesswomen are making up for lost time. The 2013 State of Women-Owned Business Report shows a national increase of 59 percent between 1997...
May 1, 2013 - 12:00am
March 15, 2013
Movie event celebrates Women's History Month
To celebrate Women's History Month in March, the Alexandria Technical and Community College (ATCC) will host a showing and discussion of Iron Jawed Angels, a 2004 American drama that was nominated for five Emmy's. The event is free and open to the public. It will take place on Thursday,...
March 15, 2013 - 12:00am
January 4, 2013
Not all heart attacks are equal - women react differently to heart problems
A heart attack can seize its victim and leave him or her dead within minutes. In fact, 40 percent of women do not survive their first heart attack, and heart disease kills more than all forms of cancer combined. This is why it is important for women to recognize the symptoms of...
January 4, 2013 - 12:00am
September 28, 2012
Get ready for 'Chicz'
The Echo Press is excited to announce its latest publication - Chicz. The premiere issue of the free magazine will appear in newsstands, stores...
September 28, 2012 - 12:00am
September 14, 2012
Sandy Wollschlager to present documentary on women here
Former Minnesota Legislator Sandy Wollschlager will show and discuss the documentary film Women Making Change in a free program, open to the public, on Thursday, September 20 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. in the Nelson Gables Governor's Room, 1220 Nokomis Street, Alexandria. This presentation...
September 14, 2012 - 12:00am