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Students, businesses give each other a lift
County board: 'We want to support our veterans'
Competitors unleash their chants in Moorhead in attempt to become state's top auctioneer
Minnesota job gains lead to lowest unemployment rate for blacks on record
Minn. Supreme Court upholds order to unlock phone with fingerprint as lawful
Boys basketball: Hoepner’s trey sinks the Storm
Morken: No matter what happens, Vikings fans got their moment
Wrestling: Knights dominate their way to 8-1
Boys basketball: Shorthanded Osakis knocks off Johnnies
Boys hockey: Stender's hat trick leads Cards past Storm
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
Toys for Kids reaches 165 children
What would Mr. Fitzgerald think?
A space for young learners: Library exhibit combines science and art
One page at a time: Library can help you through the holidays
Marlin & Nora Hoglund
DNR release: Spring turkey hunt applications for season A and B due soon
Alexandria's Dresch makes "the ice angler's landing net"
Mike Frisch: Good winter crappie action
Lake trout surprises Northwest Angle fisherman
Morken: South Dakota is still worth the hunt
Faye M. Luberts
Mary Louise (Miller) Orlowski
Sally L. Falk
Dr. James L. Adams
Leland "Lee" Hedstrom
Letter: Beginning farmers stand to benefit from proposed act
Letter: Zaun's commentary was right on
Echo Press Editorial: Here comes the plow - what do you do?
Letter: Commissioners should support veteran service
Letter: Reinstate stipend for veteran drivers
Extension schedules land rent meeting for farmers, landowners
Managing boxelder bugs as the cold sets in
Step away from that pruning saw!
Going far with 4-H horses
County crafting buffer compliance rules
Downtown loses antique store
Rose City Bar and Grill to open Feb. 1
Minimum wage rises
On The Street
Manufacturers to meet in Alexandria, tour company
hires and promotions
on the street
June 3, 2016
Patrick Dewane’s grandfather refused to tell stories about his service in World War II, yet when he died, his basement yielded typewritten accounts, photos and rare film footage. Dewane will bring this archival material to life in a one-man multi-media show on Saturday, July 16...
June 3, 2016 - 12:00am
September 23, 2015
Clermont receives French Legion of Honor
WWII vet from Garfield fought during D-Day
September 23, 2015 - 12:00am
June 24, 2015
Father’s Day reaches new heights (w/ video)
WWII pilot surprised by family
June 24, 2015 - 12:00am
November 9, 2012
The other Great Escape
Donald Drum of Alexandria served in the Army during World War II. He has never shared his story until now. The raw experience he went through...
November 9, 2012 - 12:00am
September 14, 2012
Oldest WWII Military Police Officer is youngest at heart
Gene Stephens golfs a few times a week. He goes for a walk every day. He defeats his wife, Kathie, at Ping Pong and gin rummy way more than she...
September 14, 2012 - 12:00am
May 28, 2010
Wartime memories - times three
When Warren Dahl enlisted in the Army Air Corps, he never thought he would serve his country for 30 years - and in three wars. At almost 90...
May 28, 2010 - 12:00am
May 12, 2010
A tour of honor and gratitude
It was really something. Unbelievable. Awesome. Wonderful. This is how four World War II veterans from Alexandria described their recent trip...
May 12, 2010 - 12:00am
April 23, 2010
Miltona native featured on PBS documentary
A Miltona native will be featured in a World War II documentary to be aired nationwide on PBS Television and worldwide on National Geographic Television. The program, "Japan's Secret Super Sub," centers around a Japanese submarine, the I-400, which had the capability to carry three...
April 23, 2010 - 12:00am
April 9, 2010
Ekola has writing published in magazine
Giles Ekola was published in the March/April Easter edition of Connections for Evangelical Lutheran Christians. Ekola's article, titled "Easter in Bavaria," chronicles the following three events that took place during the Easter season during World War II: In 1938, Adolph Hitler...
April 9, 2010 - 12:00am
May 15, 2009
Herbert Berg: WWII Timberwolf
The 104th, later known as the Timberwolf by its uniform shoulder patch, was created in 1921 as a reserve infantry division. It became a combat...
May 15, 2009 - 12:00am
May 2, 2008
Tour to World War II monument enjoyed by area residents
Several local residents had the privilege of touring the Minnesota World War II Veterans Memorial and Fleming Field recently, including a couple of veterans of that war. The tour, held April 10, concluded a four-session World War II class led by Michael Scarborough. The tour included...
May 2, 2008 - 12:00am