Skip to main content
Nitrate clinic finds well water OK
Student accomplishments, scholarships
What's happening in old Kmart building?
JUUL's popularity alarms health officials
Alexandria board approves preliminary school budget
Byrne hired to head Alex volleyball team
Yoemans wins title at Minnewaska, Osakis’ Eldred ties for fifth
Alexandria shooters compete among state's best Friday
Kreft, Pattrin top Pheasant Conference honors
Merritt named conference Pitcher of the Year
A big heart: Forada firefighter loved helping everyone
And the most-requested library books are....
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
The day Curt Felt died
Bonding over books
Dick and Sue Anderson
Marjorie (Marge) VanGorp
Alexandria shooters compete among state's best Friday
Trap shooting championship: Alexandria proves itself as a top team in Minnesota
Osakis natives bring home big payday from Lions Walleye Tournament
Trap shooters to converge on Alex Shooting Park
Morken: How frequent are bear sightings in Douglas County?
Donna Mae Lunemann
Shirley G. Botzet
Taisa S. Karlstad
1918: Townships run out of primary ballots
An Echo Press Editorial: Don't fall for this spoofing attack
Commentary: SNAP program is a failed system
Letter to the Editor: Abuse of farm safety net harms rural America
Fond memories of Herberger's
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
Carlos Creek Winery to open brewery
State nonprofit's aim is zero waste
Carlos Creek Winery plans brewery
Heartland Orthopedics hits milestone
Hilltop Lumber to get BIAD award
hires and promotions
on the street
January 2, 2018
Grant connects artists, community
Alexandria Community Education has received a $3,000 grant to connect artists with community members who wish to learn more about their work. The funding, announced Wednesday, Dec. 20, will help community education present its first-ever "Fine Art Exhibit and Makerspace" from 9 a.m.-noon...
January 2, 2018 - 9:18am
August 5, 2017
Lake Region Arts Council seeks board nominations
Lake Region Arts Council, the region's largest public funder for the arts, is seeking nominations from counties including Douglas to fill open spots on its board of directors. Each year, the council distributes about $300,000 in grants to regional artists and art projects, and board...
August 5, 2017 - 7:32am
January 18, 2017
Area students encouraged to apply for artist mentor scholarship
Students in grades nine, 10 and 11 who are attending public, private or home schools and living in the Lakes Region Arts Center region are eligible to apply for a local arts scholarship worth more than $600. The deadline to apply is Wednesday, Feb. 1. Successful applicants will present...
January 18, 2017 - 9:00am
November 9, 2016
LRAC Artist Mentor program now taking applications
Lake Region Arts Council is once again offering regional high school students in grades nine through 11 the opportunity to be a "protégée artist." The LRAC Artist Mentor program matches students with professional artists who will mentor the students for 15 hours this summer. Students...
November 9, 2016 - 9:00am
May 6, 2016
Local artist's pottery shown in new exhibit
Alexandria resident Merodie Seykora's work is now displayed in a new exhibit, "In the Potter's Hands," at the Lakes Region Arts Council (LRAC)...
May 6, 2016 - 12:00am
October 2, 2015
Sahlberg featured in LRAC/McKnight Gallery exhibit
The art of Myron Sahlberg of Alexandria will be on display among others from around the region at Lake Region Arts Council's new exhibit at the...
October 2, 2015 - 12:00am
April 12, 2013
Lakes Region Arts Council exhibits unique collection
The public is invited to attend a special opening for the Lakes Region Arts Council (LRAC) Private Collection exhibit at the LRAC/McKnight Gallery at the historic River Inn, 133 South Mill Street, Fergus Falls. The opening reception will be held on Tuesday, April 16 from 5 to 6:30...
April 12, 2013 - 12:00am
September 19, 2012
Writers' conference scholarships available for youths
Scholarships are available through Lake Region Arts Council (LRAC) for three youths to attend the Lake Region Writers Network's fourth annual conference. This year's conference is titled "The Writer's Journey," with Will Weaver and will be held on Saturday, October 6 from 9 a.m....
September 19, 2012 - 12:00am
February 4, 2011
LRAC offers support grants to arts organizations
The Lake Region Arts Council (LRAC) will offer tier I and tier II operating support grants to community arts organizations. Tier I operating support grants are available to any community arts organization with annual operating expenses of less than $60,000. Tier II operating support...
February 4, 2011 - 12:00am
January 14, 2011
Artists needed for mixed media exhibit
The Lake Region Arts Council (LRAC) invites artists living in Becker, Clay, Douglas, Grant, Otter Tail, Pope, Stevens, Traverse and Wilkin counties to submit entry applications for a "Juried Mixed Media Exhibit." All artists and crafts people meeting the residential and age requirements...
January 14, 2011 - 12:00am
December 22, 2010
Lake Region Arts Council offers funds for artist classes, performances
Organizations are invited to apply for a project grant to produce an arts event or to sponsor outside artists to come into the community to perform, provide classes or workshops. Applicants may submit more than one application. The applicant must be located in the nine-county Lake...
December 22, 2010 - 12:00am
October 27, 2010
Apply for LRAC juried art exhibit
The Lake Region Arts Council (LRAC) will accept entry applications from artists through November 15 for a "line by line" juried exhibit. The exhibit will feature original works from artists 18 years or older residing in Becker, Clay, Douglas, Grant, Otter Tail, Pope, Stevens, Traverse...
October 27, 2010 - 12:00am
October 1, 2010
Career development grants available for area artists
Any individual artist living in the Lakes Region Arts Council (LRAC) region is invited to participate in the upcoming Career Development grant round. The purpose of the Career Development Grant Program is to provide financial support to artists committed to advancing their careers. Applicants...
October 1, 2010 - 12:00am
August 13, 2010
Area artists asked to join 'Small Art 6x6x6 Exhibit'
The Lake Region Arts Council (LRAC) invites artists living in Becker, Clay, Douglas, Grant, Otter Tail, Pope, Stevens, Traverse and Wilkin counties to submit artwork for a "Small Art 6x6x6 Exhibit." The exhibit will be on display from October 11, 2010 to January 7, 2011 in the...
August 13, 2010 - 12:00am
July 21, 2010
Arts council has record-breaking year
The Lake Region Arts Council (LRAC) completed a busy year - awarding more funding to more organizations than any time in its history. The addition of the Arts and Cultural Heritage Funding has made a significant economic impact on the communities in the region, according to council...
July 21, 2010 - 12:00am