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Cards and games bring seniors together
Magic, wonder and faith at Church for the Harvest
New method for funding nursing homes?
Snow Saturday Night
Law enforcement blotter: January 22, 2015
Boys hockey: Alex can't overcome Bemidji's torrid start as Cards drop second straight
Jets adding Hogan, Heimerdinger to front office
Sports roundup from Saturday, January 24
Girls hockey: Shorthanded Alexandria falls 1-0 against Bemidji
NFLPA instructs Patriots players to 'reserve comment'
Speaker to share about weight loss journey
Harper’s Chord to perform at Carlos Creek
Tribute band plays at upcoming Alexandria Marching Band fundraiser
Take a spiritual journey
Where are they now?
Engaged - Wilts and Hedstrom
Births - Douglas County Hospital through January 12, 2015
Births - Douglas County Hospital through January 3, 2015
Engaged - Pavek and Jossart
Births - Douglas County Hospital through December 28, 2014
Wildlife of Douglas County: Fisher
Dayton proposes expanded buffer zones along Minnesota waters
Wildlife of Douglas County: Short-tailed weasel
Ready for a challenge?
Buck bagged in Wyoming
Helen Howie, 88
Service - Ruby Benson, 73
Funeral - Allan Altnow, 86
Funeral - Maynard Radil, 79
Marilyn Berghe, 77
Letter: Can’t afford pro sports
Letter: Quotes can shed light on disputes
Letter: Practicing good hygiene habits is important during cold, flu season
It's Our Turn: Twins take refreshing approach at caravan stop
Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down: Views by the Echo Press
2014 Farm Bill crops education seminars offered
Minnesota Grown Directory seeks new members
Funding secured for water quality initiative
Potato growers invited to hearing on check-off fees January 23
Winter garden college planned
Jody Hanson promoted within Lakes Newspaper Group
JCPenney reports good, bad news
Alexandria Industries CEO outlines keys to company’s success
Alexandria Clinic lab earns accreditation
Operation Round Up grants announced
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 a need? Yes, Scouting has been around a long time but the organization has not changed its philosophy of giving boys a program and activities...
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