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Vintage Car Club show draws big crowd
Alexandria to issue $9.8 million in bonds for energy projects, streets, refinancing
Law enforcement blotter: Friday, June 24 through Sunday, June 26
VIkingland Band Festival takes over Broadway
Here's a taste of State Fair's new foods
Up to the challenge
VFW 15s swept at Willmar
Legion baseball: Alexandria puts school season behind it to focus on a fifth run to Legion state
Legion baseball: Seven late runs lead Glenwood past Osakis
SUPing off the beaten path
Italian touches enhance humble flank steak
Mikkelson to host citywide prayer gathering
First Lutheran welcomes new pastor
#ProsperityHabit brings color to art exhibit
The Jolly Zuks bring polka to concert on the lawn
Kristin Rose Elmer of Duluth and Nathaniel Thomas Vetter of Prior Lake announce their engagement.
Births - June 17, 2016
Engaged - Shimota and Holm
Engaged - Doty and Johnson
Births - June 10, 2016
A final shot at state
Alex's John and Drake Herd pull out top prize at Lake Osakis Walleye Tournament
One for the wall
Walgrave's big day
Mickelson's big pike
James "Jim" Dittberner
Duane A. Wagner
David Steve Edmunds
Sandra R. Hinderschied
Ruth Augusta Wenner
COMMENTARY: What the new SAT really means for teachers and parents
COMMENTARY: Safe at Home can help victims of domestic violence
LETTER: Can constitutional government survive?
COMMENTARY: What it takes to be an effective citizen
LETTER: Let’s be Douglas County nice
Value added producer grants available
How to plant a tree
Producers should file crop certification report
Local work meeting scheduled in Douglas County
Gardening tips: Add sparkle to your landscape
Golfers raise $17,000 in support of United Way
First Security Bank awards student scholarships
Better Business Bureau hopes to mute speaker scam
Servpro opens doors to local area
K-LAKES Radio hits the airwaves
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
October 9, 2015
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...
Life / faith
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...
country / agriculture
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...
News / government
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...
Business / News
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...
News / state
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
July 11, 2012
'Women Caring for the Land' event kicks off meetings
"I realized many people had the same questions and concerns that I had" was a common response from the 11 women who attended the first Women...
July 11, 2012 - 12:00am
July 6, 2012
Area women team up with Habitat for Humanity for Women Build
Soon the pounding of nails and the buzzing of saws will begin again at a Habitat for Humanity (HFH) Build site in Alexandria. This is a unique...
July 6, 2012 - 3:00pm