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In the eye of Irma: Former Alexandria couple caught in hurricane
Soft lockdown lifted at West Central Area Secondary School
Law Enforcement Blotter: Wednesday, September 20
UPDATE: Driver identified in fatal motorcycle crash on I-94
Gravel pit ‘would ruin this little town’ neighbors say
Nice day for a run
Sports schedule for Thursday, Sept. 21
Cross country: Chargers see progress in Melrose
Cross Country: WCA sets records and takes first in Melrose
Tennis: Lakers sweep Melrose, 7-0
Country Blossom Farm holds baking, eating contests
Community Education classes available
Events promote talking about suicide
Ecumen gives look at daytime senior care
New musicians invited to Open Mic Night
Don & Betty Kuelbs
Gary & Molly Buse
Gary & Molly Buse
DNR release: Optimistic about Saturday's duck opener
Posted, but done properly? Rules, prosecuting case can be complicated
Mike Frisch: Cover more water
A whirlwind of a win: Alexandria anglers take big payday in first pro tournament
DNR roadside survey: Pheasant index down 26 percent
Michelle Kay Miller
Lorraine K. Porter
Richard A. King
Harold M. Olson
Letter: Confederate statues promote division
Letter: No right way to protest
Echo Press Editorial: A wake-up call about drunk driving
In the Know: Armor - an unfortunate necessity
Observations from the Archives: 1992: Minnesotans pitch in after Hurricane Andrew hits
Dairy council seeks candidates
Tomato tasting at the library
What's wrong with my tomato plant?
There's still time to plant veggies
Haying and grazing OK on some Conservation Reserve land
On The Street
Feds allow more time for comment on Internet access
Alexandria ReStore remains open, plans expansion
Glenwood resort receives Century Resort designation
Minnesota adds 7,700 jobs in July; unemployment rate unchanged
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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