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Pilots complain about hangar use but airport manager sides with Cunninghams
Bemidji seeks state funding for proposed northern Minn. veterans home
Law Enforcement Blotter: January 15-16
Evansville man appeals deportation ruling
Charge: Brother intended to kill others in northern Minn. senior home stabbing
DNR release: Spring turkey hunt applications for season A and B due soon
Girls hockey: Ellingson's natural hat trick helps Cards over DL
Swimming and Diving: Cards defeat Tigers at home
Boys hockey: Cardinals hitting their stride after third straight win
Wrestling: Waldvogel, Zieske get Osakis' only wins against OTC
Toys for Kids reaches 165 children
What would Mr. Fitzgerald think?
A space for young learners: Library exhibit combines science and art
One page at a time: Library can help you through the holidays
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
Marlin & Nora Hoglund
Alexandria's Dresch makes "the ice angler's landing net"
Mike Frisch: Good winter crappie action
Lake trout surprises Northwest Angle fisherman
Morken: South Dakota is still worth the hunt
Collector looks for info on rare lure he believes could have ties locally
Virginia "Ginger" M. Bjurlin
Shirley Ann Ingalls Moench
OUR TURN: The hurtful practice of judging others
LETTER: Making America great starts with love
LETTER: Put cap on loans that can't be paid
LETTER: County board shows little respect for veterans
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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
Rose City Bar and Grill to open Feb. 1
Minimum wage rises
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Update: Fire victim's identity not yet confirmed
December 28, 2017
Top 5 Under 40 Young Professionals announced
The Alexandria Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce and the Echo Press announce this year’s Top 5 Under 40 Young Professionals in the Alexandria...
December 28, 2017 - 4:52pm
EDITORIAL: Five tips to kick the habit in 2018
Here's a great way to start off the new year — with a breath of fresh air. We know quitting smoking is extremely difficult. Many ex-smokers say it's the hardest thing they've ever done. Why is it so difficult to stop? In a word — nicotine. Smokers get addicted to it and...
December 28, 2017 - 9:20am
December 20, 2017
Premium magazine offered in Dec. 29 Echo Press
The Echo Press continues its program called the Echo Press Extra, in which subscribers will receive Chicz magazine delivered to their home along with their newspaper. The Chicz holiday magazine will be included in the Dec. 29 issue of the Echo Press. The Echo Press Extra cost is...
December 20, 2017 - 12:20pm
October 25, 2017
Echo Press to kick off new premium magazine offer
The Echo Press is kicking off a new program called the Echo Press Extra, in which subscribers will receive Chicz magazine delivered to their home along with their newspaper. The Chicz holiday magazine will be included in the Friday, Nov. 3, issue of the Echo Press. The Echo Press...
October 25, 2017 - 3:25pm
September 1, 2017
Readers can select 'Best of Lakes Area'
Do you have a favorite spot in the Alexandria lakes area to go for happy hour? How about to enjoy an ice cream cone? Or to work out? Who do you...
September 1, 2017 - 9:22am
July 31, 2017
Cassie & The Bobs to perform free concert
Channeling their inner Patsy Cline, Cassie & The Bobs will perform a free concert on the Douglas County Courthouse lawn in Alexandria on Thursday,...
July 31, 2017 - 12:10pm
June 17, 2017
Get your free trial of the Echo Press digital edition today!
Want digital? Try it free! Stay up-to-date with local and national news with our e-edition newspaper. This digital edition is easy and...
June 17, 2017 - 10:00am
March 1, 2017
When will ice leave lake?
Even though the weather hasn't been warm lately, it's still a good time to start thinking about spring — and when the ice will melt away...
March 1, 2017 - 6:00am
Dancing, fitness and hypnosis
Dancing, a fitness demonstration, hypnosis and lots of vendor exhibits added up to fun and excitement at the 23nd annual Echo Press Lifestyles...
March 1, 2017 - 6:00am
February 25, 2017
Lifestyles Expo off and running w/video
Dancing, fitness demo, hypnosis and lots of vendor exhibits are on display at the 23nd annual Echo Press Lifestyles Expo at the Viking Plaza...
February 25, 2017 - 11:58am
January 30, 2017
Echo Press is runner-up for top weekly newspaper in state
The Echo Press picked up 17 awards from the Minnesota Newspaper Association at the annual awards banquet and convention in Bloomington Jan. 25-27....
January 30, 2017 - 5:23pm
December 9, 2016
Echo Press wins 17 awards in state newspaper contest
The Echo Press received big news this week: The newspaper won 17 awards in the 2016 Minnesota Newspaper Association's Better Newspaper Contest. The newspaper was notified of individual and newspaper awards in contest categories but won't learn of the specific place in those categories...
December 9, 2016 - 9:53am
December 2, 2016
Impact magazine now online
The 2016 Impact magazine produced by the Echo Press is now online. To see it, click here. The 80-page publication takes a look at the facets of culture in the workplace and in the community. It includes stories about childcare, the airport, wellness, education, tourism, lake living...
December 2, 2016 - 11:44am
Here comes Santa Claus
Santa Claus is coming to the Echo Press. The public is invited to pay him a visit on Thursday, Dec. 8, from 3 to 6 p.m. Children who come will have a chance to get their photos taken with Santa. The first 150 children who get their pictures taken will receive a coupon for one free...
December 2, 2016 - 6:00am
July 1, 2016
Echo Press earns five awards in national contest
The Echo Press recently received five awards in the National Newspaper Association's 2016 Better Newspaper Contest (BNC). Following are the awards...
July 1, 2016 - 12:00am