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June 20, 2018
Marching bands will take over Broadway Street in downtown Alexandria on Sunday. (Echo Press file photo)
Plenty on tap this weekend
15 hours 22 min ago
June 19, 2018
Session about online school is tonight
June 19, 2018 - 3:17pm
June 18, 2018
Holy Rocka Rollaz plays courthouse concert. (Contributed)
Holy Rocka Rollaz to play courthouse concert
June 18, 2018 - 6:44pm
June 17, 2018
Veterans from the Douglas County area who took part in an Honor Flight out of Fargo on May 20 included (left to right) Henry Bergs and Winfred Polzin, both of Alexandria, and Ralph Jahnke of Parkers Prairie. (Contributed)
Speaker to talk about Honor Flight
June 17, 2018 - 10:18am
John Hughes and grandson Treston Hughes, 11, look at the pile of wooden toys John has made for his grandchildren over the years. (Karen Tolkkinen / Echo Press)
Grandpa H.'s toy story
June 17, 2018 - 6:25am
June 15, 2018
Alexandria host site for regional K-9 field trials: Public invited to demo Sunday
June 15, 2018 - 6:48pm
The Minnesota State High School Trap Shooting Championship is the largest event of the year at the Alexandria Shooting Park. It is estimated that over the course of the nine-day event, 25,000 to 30,000 people will attend. (Lowell Anderson / Echo Press)
Shooting for a busy weekend
June 15, 2018 - 5:51am
The New Standards, shown here in an appearance at Alexandria Area High School last month, will be performing at Theatre L’Homme Dieu on Thursday, June 21. (File photo)
Community Calendar
June 15, 2018 - 4:54am
June 14, 2018
Young water warriors face off during Kensington Runestone Days in 2017. This year's festivities begin Friday. (File photo)
Party in Kensington
June 14, 2018 - 8:18am
June 13, 2018
Community news
June 13, 2018 - 6:40pm
After 11 years on the bench, Judge Ann Carrott has retired as a Douglas County district court judge. (Celeste Edenloff / Echo Press)
Carrott was a trailblazer
June 13, 2018 - 6:10am
June 12, 2018
Community news
June 12, 2018 - 10:18am
The annual appearance of the Shrine Circus in Alexandria is sure to draw a crowd. (Echo Press file photo)
Circus coming to Alexandria
June 12, 2018 - 10:13am
June 11, 2018
Jazz Dot Combo will perform at the Concert on the Courthouse Lawn on Thursday, June 14. (Contributed)
Students to play jazz at courthouse concert
June 11, 2018 - 5:15pm
June 9, 2018
Gallen Norris of Alexandria (left) works with Stevie Begger of Benson (center) and Chad Lundquist of Benson to find an emergency locator transmitter during a Civil Air Patrol search and rescue exercise at the Alexandria Airport Saturday. The public was invited to attend to observe and learn more about the Civil Air Patrol. (Lowell Anderson / Echo Press)
Civil Air Patrol conducts search, rescue exercise
June 9, 2018 - 3:22pm