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Snow Coming, Messy Roads Expected
Law enforcement blotter: Friday, Nov. 27-29, 2015
Twin Cities gets socked early by winter storm
Body found in marsh near Monticello
Nighthawk wrestling back in action
Lakers hang on in Staples
Youth looks to raise Laker wrestling program
Arrows overmatched versus Trojans
Alex dance opens up at Apollo
Catnap apps far from purr-fect
Five tips for cleaning Thanksgiving spills
Alexandria Jaycees presents Jingle Bells Telethon
'Dashing Through the Snow'
Holiday ball: a touch of red
Engaged - Burreson and Schwegel
BIRTHS - Through Nov. 23, 2015
BIRTHS Through Nov. 18, 2015
Wedding - Tuma and Phillipe
Buck of a lifetime comes early
Deer harvest up to more than 128,000
Deer harvest numbers continue to rise
Luedeke's Miltona giant
A shot at redemption
Ronald N. Johnson Sr.
John Boyd Boysen
Desiree Sarah Kloos
Gerald H. Brockopp
THUMBS UP/DOWN - Views by the Echo Press Editorial Board
IT'S OUR TURN: Thanksgiving weekend sports guide
LETTER: Where are the smarts?
LETTER: Writer entitled to own opinion, but not to his own facts
LETTER: Minnesota should not allow Syrian refugees to enter the state
Help yard trees survive the winter
Sustainable agriculture grants due in December
Workshop to detail houseplant care
Herbicide resistance survey asks for farmers' help
ON THE JOB: Crystal Hoepner, Public Health Educator, Horizon Public Health, Alexandria
Infinite Vapor offers free starter kits
Sanford employees get double bonuses
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August 7, 2015
Writing down a lifetime
It’s one thing to write down your own life story, but it’s another thing to write someone else’s. Douglas Jewson of Carlos knows exactly...
Life / features
August 7, 2015 - 12:00am
September 30, 2012
Morris to host Hugo and Nebula award-winner Lois McMaster Bujold
The University of Minnesota, Morris will welcome award-winning science fiction and fantasy author Lois McMaster Bujold on Tuesday, October 9, at 7 p.m. in Imholte Hall 109. The author will be reading from her latest book and taking questions from the audience; a reception is scheduled...
News / region
September 30, 2012 - 1:33pm
September 17, 2012
Lake Region Writers Conference set October 6
Lake Region Writers Network (LRWN) brings its well-received writers' conference back for the fourth year. Last year's conference prompted comments such as: "A good rewarding experience that would bring out the writer in any of us." The 2012 conference, "The Writer's Journey," features...
News / region
September 17, 2012 - 11:24am
June 27, 2012
Judging a book by its cover
Contrary to the old adage, Jessica Larum judges books by the cover - especially when they show her own work. When Alexandria author Gretchen...
June 27, 2012 - 12:00am
June 1, 2012
Former Echo Press reporter writes mystery novel
Former Alexandria resident and Echo Press reporter Joe Albert recently released a fiction novel called Two Shots. Set in Bemidji, Albert's...
June 1, 2012 - 12:00am
April 18, 2012
Manuscripts being sought
The Lake Region Writers Network is seeking manuscripts for the second edition of the Lake Region Review. They seek quality fiction, creative nonfiction and poetry by writers in Minnesota and the eastern Dakotas, especially from those with personal connections to the region. The...
April 18, 2012 - 12:00am
September 14, 2011
An 'in-the-closet' writer finds her confidence
"I write because I love to write - not because I have to," Alexandria's Becky Cox, author of Tommy the Timid Turtle, said. "When my kids are...
September 14, 2011 - 12:00am
May 21, 2010
Mike Troy is a natural-born storyteller. In the library of his old farmhouse in Miltona Township, he sits in his rocking chair, telling stories...
May 21, 2010 - 12:00am