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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
William Harry Michaelson
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
Farm family of the year: Ron and Ann Branch of Berry Ridge Farm honored
On The Street
Alomere Health forfeits $242,000
'I feel good about leaving': Olson set to retire from Legacy of the Lakes Museum
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on the street
August 15, 2018
1993: Kalpin inducted into third Hall of Fame
1918, 100 years ago: Considerable interest is being manifested in the coming engagement of "Pershing's Crusaders," U.S. Official War Film, at the Howard Theatre. The films are taken by the U.S. Signal Corps and show what this country has accomplished in its first year of participation...
August 15, 2018 - 10:12am
August 9, 2018
1918: Tractor to replace horses
1918, 100 years ago: Notice: A plowing demonstration with a Moline Universal one-man tractor will be held in Brandon. Come and see the tractor that comes nearest to replacing the horses for any kind of machinery on any size farm; the tractor and implement operated by one man. —...
August 9, 2018 - 7:59am
August 1, 2018
1968: New sewage plant underway
1918, 100 years ago: H.T. Thompson, the well-known barber, who for many years past has run a shop on Sixth Avenue, has taken a chair in the Stoppel barber shop on Main Street, where his friends and patrons will find him in the future. The new addition to the Wettleson store made...
August 1, 2018 - 5:54pm
July 25, 2018
1993: Work begins on Kids World building
1918, 100 years ago: The board of directors of the new Park Region Publishing Company met at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Carl Wold to complete the legal transactions necessary to transfer the business of the Park Region Echo from Mr. Wold to the publishing company. Among the more important...
July 25, 2018 - 12:00pm
July 18, 2018
1968: Alexandria native caught up in Miami hijacking
1918, 100 years ago: Edwin, the 14-year-old son of William Waschter, who lives two miles southwest of Alexandria, had the misfortune to break his arm in three places while cranking a Ford car. The spark was evidently too far advanced and the engine backfired with the above mentioned...
July 18, 2018 - 6:12pm
July 12, 2018
1968: State warns pollution threatens lakes Winona-Agnes-Henry
1918, 100 years ago: Fire broke out in the back shed of the Central House barn, burning it to the ground and almost destroying the main building. The firemen did splendid work, otherwise the whole structure would have gone and probably other buildings as well. It was first noticed...
July 12, 2018 - 6:27am
July 5, 2018
1968: Feds set aside funds for Evansville center
1918, 100 years ago: A big July 4th celebration is to take place on Lake Freeborn at Ole Holm's park. The big speaker of the day will be Chas. A. Lindbergh. The Holmes City Symphony orchestra will furnish the music and dinner will be served by the Ladies Aid of the Swedish Lutheran...
July 5, 2018 - 8:16am
June 28, 2018
1918: Railroad wrecks claim five lives
1918, 100 years ago: Five persons have met death by railroad accidents. A section crew of eight men, coming home from work on a motor section car, had reached the overhead bridge when they saw a through-freight coming from the south. They got across the bridge and all got out except...
June 28, 2018 - 4:55am
June 21, 2018
1918: Townships run out of primary ballots
1918, 100 years ago: The primary election brought out a large vote. Many townships did not have enough ballots and had to send in to the county auditor for another supply. As the returns began to come in it became evident that there is practically a landslide for Chas. A. Lindbergh...
June 21, 2018 - 10:21am
June 14, 2018
1993: Minor earthquake shakes west-central Minnesota
1918, 100 years ago: A nearly fatal accident happened to Victor Alm, storekeeper at Rose Corners. While going to Carlos with a team of mules after a load of freight, it seems the tongue of the wagon came down and the team ran away, throwing him out in the road. He lay unconscious...
June 14, 2018 - 6:36am
June 6, 2018
1968: Our Lady of Mercy Hospital caps 35 candy stripers
1918, 100 years ago: A representation of 60 or 70 farmers from all sections of the county met at the high school auditorium to organize the Farm Bureau Association, which is required by the federal government as a war issue. This association is given the privilege of hiring a Farm...
June 6, 2018 - 5:18pm
May 23, 2018
1968: Rotary sponsors measles immunizations
1918, 100 years ago: An induction of 26 of the drafted men of Douglas County left by way of the Great Northern. They were sent to Camp Lewis at American Lake, Washington, in a special train. Melby is boasting of a first class ice cream parlor. Carlson and Johnson have opened one in...
May 23, 2018 - 1:57pm
May 16, 2018
1918: The way to banish freckles
1918, 100 years ago: Clarence Newhouse arrived from Camp Pike to see his mother, who is very ill. Clarence was made corporal soon after going to Camp Pike and later was promoted to sergeant. He received word just before leaving that he had been admitted to the officers' training camp....
May 16, 2018 - 10:56am
May 9, 2018
1918: Things get hairy after barber drafted
1918, 100 years ago: Dr. Boyd bought from Cleve Hicks the old Hicks' home right across from The Alexandria Hotel. Dr. Boyd will take possession at once and his plans now are to raze or remove the old building and build a new residence there. The Hicks' home is one of the few remaining...
May 9, 2018 - 1:29pm
May 2, 2018
2008: Dirty Jobs host visits Kensington turkey farm
1918, 100 years ago: Senator E.E. Lobeck filed for Congress. He has been urged for some time by the National party to become an active candidate for the nomination from the seventh district. His platform for years has been practically the same as the one now advocated by the Nonpartisan...
May 2, 2018 - 2:32pm