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Sunday’s rain fell hard and fast: Downpour causes flooding
Alexandria School District in need of paraprofessionals
B-E consultants' goal to keep residents informed
AgweekTV: Regenerative Farming
Canadian wildfires prompt another air quality alert
Tennis: Morris-WCA tennis knocks off Panthers in tight opener
Tennis: Osakis sweeps opening tri at Pequot Lakes
Volleyball: Cardinals set for new-look season
Carlsen's chance: Matthew Carlsen set to take over at QB for the Cards
Slow-pitch softball: Nelson League lobs up entertaining atmosphere
Running down a dream: Osakis mom overcomes pain, finished marathon
Visiting the wall: Four area vets join Rolling Thunder protest and rally in D.C.
A big heart: Forada firefighter loved helping everyone
And the most-requested library books are....
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
Magdalen Rose Kelly
Kirk and Joyce Gunderson
Finding your fit at the fair
Zebra mussels' effect on local fisheries
Try something new: Froggin' for bass
Another opportunity to talk whitetails with local DNR set for Sept. 6
Zebra mussels force anglers to adjust on local lakes
Dale Luverne Kluver
Gary W. Bast
Commentary: Memorial will be a peaceful place
Letter to the Editor: Diet can reduce greenhouse gas emissions
It's Our Turn: Global travel and a lingering guilt
Letter to the Editor: Come to the political meeting tomorrow
Echo Press Editorial: Dirty war against media must end
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
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Farm family of the year: Ron and Ann Branch of Berry Ridge Farm honored
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August 20, 2018
Alexandrians and visitors will get a chance to explore nature, photography and more during upcoming classes and programs offered by Community Education through Alexandria Public Schools and by naturalists at Lake Carlos State Park. Photography, rock polishing, and fall bulbs To register...
August 20, 2018 - 6:56am
August 19, 2018
Sunday at the fair (w/video)
The Douglas County Fair wraps up a four-day run Sunday -- a night when heavy rains soaked the midway shortly after 6 p.m. The fair was still...
August 19, 2018 - 7:36pm
August 18, 2018
Wedding party visits fairgrounds
It wasn't long after Jackie and Brandon Salisbury said their wedding vows Saturday that they made another vow: to check out the Douglas County...
August 18, 2018 - 10:22pm
Saturday at the Fair
The third day of the 2018 Douglas County Fair included a full slate of events Saturday in Alexandria. It started in the morning with the 4-H...
August 18, 2018 - 9:55pm
August 17, 2018
Friday at the fair (Photos/Video)
The Douglas County Fair runs through Sunday, August 19, in Alexandria. Click the right and left arrows in the photo for more photos.
August 17, 2018 - 8:41pm
Thursday at the fair (photos & video)
The Douglas County Fair in Alexandria starts Thursday morning and runs through Sunday evening. Check back throughout the day for more photos...
August 17, 2018 - 12:57pm
All the 'buzz' of the fair: Beekeeper of more than 70 years to give live presentations
At the Douglas County Fairgrounds this week, the Johnson building was buzzing ‒ and not just with excitement. The Johnson building is located...
August 17, 2018 - 5:41am
August 16, 2018
Friday, Aug. 17 7:30-8:30 a.m. Wake Up Alexandria! Country Blossom Farm, 1951 Englund Ave. SW, Alexandria Douglas County Fair Saturday, Aug....
August 16, 2018 - 3:57pm
Grants boost diversity, transportation, nonprofits
Alexandria's Inclusion Network, the Douglas County Car Care Program and The United Way of Douglas & Pope Counties were among 18 regional organizations to receive the first-ever Community Change Makers Grant awards from West Central Initiative. The Inclusion Network received $3,750...
August 16, 2018 - 8:13am
August 15, 2018
Big turnout for Corn and Pork Chop Jubilee
Pork chops are in high demand each summer in Douglas County. They are on the menu at most of the summer celebrations at area towns, and never...
August 15, 2018 - 6:28pm
Douglas County fair opens Thursday
As the noontime sun beat down on the blacktop, five guys worked on a ride called the Dragon Wagon, hauling pieces of track off a trailer. Across...
August 15, 2018 - 9:59am
August 14, 2018
Summer fun in Garfield
Garfield days provided plenty of activities for a hot, summer day Saturday afternoon. Some of Saturday’s activities included a parade, a pork...
August 14, 2018 - 9:52am
August 13, 2018
Alexandria native releases second book J. A. Rost will sign copies of her second novel, "No Reasonable Doubt: A River Falls Mystery," from 4-6 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 17, at Owl Books and Brew in Osakis and from 1-3 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 18, at Cherry Street Books in Alexandria. The...
August 13, 2018 - 6:22am
August 10, 2018
Community turns out for 'Night Out'
Alexandria Police Chief Rick Wyffels had thought last year's "Community Night Out" was the best ever, but said all that changed Tuesday night....
August 10, 2018 - 12:18pm
August 9, 2018
Andria auditions to take place next week
The Andria Theatre will host auditions for its fall musical — "The Wizard of Oz" — next week. Auditions for youth and adults will take place Monday, Aug. 13, and Tuesday, Aug. 14. Youth from ages 9-18 can audition from 6-7:30 p.m. and adult auditions are set for 7:30-9...
August 9, 2018 - 6:20pm