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Update: Downpour causes flooding but minimal damage
UPDATE: Drowning victim was a boat mechanic with 'a huge heart'
Motorcycle run to raise awareness of mental illness
Law enforcement blotter: Friday, August 26 through Sunday, August 28
Man arrested after shots fired at Spicer Zorbaz
Girls tennis: Landmark wins fuel Cards' undefeated start
Viking Speedway: Thoennes holds off Zach Johnson as curfew ends things early
Volleyball: Osakis goes 2-2 at Albany Tournament
Sports schedule for Saturday, August 27
Girls tennis: Osakis ties for seventh at Delano tourney
Underwater Art: Decoys on display in Evansville
Robby Vee finishes out summer concert series
Harper's Chord comes to Carlos Creek Winery
Alpha Course teaches basics of faith
Strive to be a foundation for others
Births - Aug. 26, 2016
Engaged - Hanson and Lund
Births - through Aug. 12, 2016
Engaged - Dokken-McFann and Gran
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
Myrtle Annette McKay
Carol J. Hansen
William 'Bill' Bretz
COMMENTARY: What they're fighting over
COMMENTARY: Clean Power Plan will penalize Minnesota
IT'S OUR TURN: Recalling the dawn of the digital age; facing its challenges
EDITORIAL: Long wait for mental health care must be fixed
IN THE KNOW: Leadership Alexandria is unique blend with strong return
Producers should consider available assistance
Monarchs, roadsides and the law
A century of family and faith
Kensington represented in Princess Kay of the Milky Way
Kalpin family recognized as 2016 U of M Farm Family
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
August 24, 2016
Put the fun back in parenting
Busy parents are often challenged to balance family life and work life, but what if they could guide children to solve their own problems, set...
August 24, 2016 - 12:00am
August 5, 2016
Eco printing workshop offered Thursday, Aug. 25
The Brush and Palette Club of Alexandria will host an Eco Printing Workshop taught by local artist Kay Pring. It will be held on Thursday, Aug. 25 from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the United Methodist Church, 2210 Sixth Ave. E in Alexandria. Class is limited to 12 Eco printing is a process...
August 5, 2016 - 12:00am
April 15, 2016
Turn your dreams into reality
Jill Blashack Strahan has a dream to help others realize their own dreams. On Thursday, April 28, she will hold a Dream Workshop where she will share her story, inspire others to dream about what they really want out of life, and show them how to create that reality. The workshop...
April 15, 2016 - 12:00am
April 13, 2016
Food safety workshop open to cottage food producers
Do you make and sell baked goods, home-canned pickles, salsa, jam and jellies? Are you a cottage food producer? If yes, you are invited to attend the Advanced Cottage Food Producer Food Safety Workshop on Wednesday, May 11 from 2 to 5 p.m. at the Douglas County Library in Alexandria....
April 13, 2016 - 12:00am
February 24, 2016
Strategize options with dairy workshops
University of Minnesota Extension will hold two area workshops to address how to keep dairy herds profitable in tough economic times and different strategizing options to look at. The workshops will be on Wednesday, March 2 from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Long Prairie City Hall...
February 24, 2016 - 12:00am
Advancing Farm to Institution in Minnesota
Getting Minnesota apples, tomatoes and other locally grown foods on the menus of schools and other institutions such as hospitals, long-term care facilities and child care centers requires cross-sector partnerships, community support and relationship building. To help strengthen these...
February 24, 2016 - 12:00am
November 18, 2015
Workshop to detail houseplant care
Do you love houseplants but have difficulty keeping them healthy? Are your houseplants overgrowing their space? Are you not sure when to water or fertilize? If so, you are invited to a houseplant workshop taught by Robin Trott, University of Minnesota Extension horticulture educator,...
November 18, 2015 - 12:00am
November 6, 2015
Retired school personnel workshop set
Area retired school personnel of area schools are invited to attend a meeting on Wednesday, November 11 at Calvary Lutheran Church at 9:30 a.m. The speaker will be Mark Foss, executive director of LifeRight Outreach. Foss is the author of the book Life Inside Out.
November 6, 2015 - 12:00am
October 28, 2015
Employment workshop offered for youth with disabilities
PACER Center will offer a free workshop titled "Ready for Life after High School: Employment and Support Strategies for Youth with Disabilities" for parents of youth with disabilities and for professionals. It will be held Wednesday, November 4 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Hampton...
October 28, 2015 - 12:00am
Jeanne Larson to lead water media workshop
The Brush and Palette Club will offer local artists the opportunity to attend a water media workshop mainly offered in the Twin Cities or at art centers such as the Grand Marais Art Colony. The three-day workshop will be held Wednesday through Friday, September 11-13 from 9 a.m. to...
August 28, 2013 - 12:02pm
July 24, 2013
Susan Fryer Voigt to lead art workshop
The Brush and Palette Club is hosting a workshop led by artist Susan Fryer Voigt Wednesday, August 7 through Friday, August 9 at the Carlos Town Hall. The workshop is open to the public; class size is limited to 20. It will run from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
July 24, 2013 - 12:00am
July 2, 2013
Young artists' workshop set for July 18-19
The Alexandria Brush and Palette Club will sponsor a young artist's workshop Thursday and Friday, July 18-19 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at United Methodist Church, Alexandria. The workshop is open to youth ages 10-16. Only 15 spots are available. Instructors Dori Otterson, Caryn Olson...
July 2, 2013 - 12:00am
April 17, 2013
Jefferson High choir members to attend instruction workshop
The Alexandria Jefferson High School Choir will take part in a music workshop to be presented by the University of Minnesota School of Music's University Singers on Friday, April 26 at Brainerd High School. The University Singers is a cohort of 55 School of Music students, graduate...
April 17, 2013 - 12:00am
April 3, 2013
Watermedia workshop to be held April 10-12
A Brush and Palette workshop, to be held in the Carlos Town Hall April 10-12, will provide artists with an opportunity to dramatize and improve...
April 3, 2013 - 12:00am
Mental illness workshop offered
National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Minnesota will present a Hope for Recovery workshop for family members on Saturday, April 13 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Douglas County Hospital lobby meeting room, Alexandria. This free workshop provides family with information about mental...
April 3, 2013 - 12:00am