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In MN, farmers urge ag property tax credit and fix to school funding
Three Minn. students in critical condition after being struck at bus stop
Law enforcement blotter: Wednesday, Jan. 18
UPDATE: Full recovery expected for Garfield man seriously injured in northern Minnesota snowmobile crash
Osakis plans new ideas for trail
Sports schedule for Thursday, Jan. 19
NA3HL: Blizzard slides into second place with OT win over Breezy Point
Girls Hockey: Ellingson scores four in win at Detroit Lakes
Boys hockey: Cards shut out River Lakes to keep cruising
Boys basketball: Osakis runs past Bears to 8-2
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
Roast with the most
COMMUNITY ED: Secure your memories in photographs
An artist's touch
COMMUNITY ED: Zumba combines fitness and dance
Births - Jan. 13, 2017
Engaged - Fischer and Teague
Wedding - Hanson and Lund
Wedding - Prescott and Harberts
Births - Jan. 6, 2017
Morken: Step up and take part in deer management
Perch: A top winter attraction
Locals catch big bull redfish near South Padre Island
Morken: One final lesson as another season slips away
PF release: New Continuous CRP SAFE acres started Jan. 1
William "Bill" Bahe
RLou M. Olson
Elizabeth "Liz" Gillen
Roger E. Larson
EDITORIAL: When bad weather and fast drivers collide
LETTER: Use caution during Minnesota winters
FROM THE ARCHIVES - 1992: New Villard elementary school opens
LETTER: Restoring water quality on lakes is up to citizens
IN THE KNOW: FBI National Academy reinforced core beliefs
Farmland rental rates dropping overall
Selecting seed for your garden
Cow/Calf Days Seminar Tour coming to the area
Irrigation Clinic to be held in Parkers Prairie
Winter Garden College: Tools to tackle yard and garden problems
Osakis distillery plans cocktail room
Viking Savings Bank to rebrand with move to new location
2017 Alexandria Lakes Area Visitors Guide is now available
Stallman named WCI interim president
A fresh start for Alex Tailoring
hires and promotions
On The Street
July 9, 2010
Grace Lutheran Church celebrates 100 years
Grace Lutheran Church of Brandon will celebrate its 100-year anniversary the weekend of July 24-25 with the following events: Saturday, July...
July 9, 2010 - 12:00am
March 3, 2010
Learning to just say no!
Concerned how your kids will handle the pressures of alcohol and drugs in the world today?
March 3, 2010 - 12:00am
November 6, 2009
Boy Scouts to celebrate 100 years of nurturing boys
The Boy Scouts will celebrate their 100th anniversary in 2010, which raises the question: How can an organization exist that long and still serve...
November 6, 2009 - 12:00am
April 1, 2009
'Til death do us part
What does it take to have a successful marriage? According to these seven couples, it takes love, communication, shared interests, appreciation...
April 1, 2009 - 12:00am
January 9, 2009
Manpower marks 60 years as a leader in the world of work
Manpower Inc. is celebrating its 60th anniversary as a trusted advisor in the changing world of work. In 1948, Milwaukee attorneys Aaron Scheinfeld and Elmer Winter recognized an opportunity to provide companies with the flexibility and convenience of temporary workers. The business...
January 9, 2009 - 12:00am
January 7, 2009
New Year's baby arrives
And the first Douglas County baby born in 2009 is...Avery Ness. The daughter of Ashley and William Ness Jr. of Garfield, Avery was delivered...
January 7, 2009 - 12:00am
December 31, 2008
Two New Year's Eve parties in Alexandria offer fun, safe ways to celebrate
Looking for a fun, safe place to celebrate New Year's Eve tonight? Here are a couple of options in Alexandria: The Cardinal Leaders from Jefferson High School in Alexandria is hosting a free party for families to come and hang out from 5 to 8 p.m. on New Year's Eve. The event will...
December 31, 2008 - 12:00am
December 30, 2008
Editorial - Resolve not to get discouraged in 2009
New Year's resolutions are tough to keep. A lot of people don't even bother to make them anymore because they know that by around January 8, their "resolve" will deflate like a New Year's Eve party balloon. According to an informal Echo Press online poll, only about 3 percent of...
December 30, 2008 - 12:00am
December 29, 2008
Free skate, party offered New Year's Eve
Looking for a fun, safe place to celebrate the New Year's Eve? The Cardinal Leaders from Jefferson High School in Alexandria is hosting a free party for families to come and hang out from 5 to 8 p.m. on New Year's Eve. The event will take place at the Runestone Community Center...
December 29, 2008 - 12:00am
December 25, 2008
Glenwood and Beyond to host New Year's Eve Gala
Glenwood and Beyond is proud to announce the third annual New Year's Eve Gala at the Lakeside Ballroom in Glenwood. This year's event, set for Wednesday, December 31, will begin with a social hour at 6 p.m. Dinner will be served at 7:30 p.m. and features prime rib, potato, vegetable,...
December 25, 2008 - 12:00am
June 27, 2008
A century of living
As Alexandria and the State of Minnesota celebrate Sesquicentennials this year, area centenarians shared their thoughts on the community, the changing times, and progress. Anna Beulke Bethany Community Anna Beulke was born November 26, 1907, and lived her entire life in the...
June 27, 2008 - 12:00am