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Are turn signals needed in roundabouts?
Mock crash hits hard at Brandon-Evansville School
Letter to the Editor: Runestone is authentic; Big Ole is a joke
More than a house: Wadsworth becomes first to pay off Habitat home
Small token of thanks: Corral provides lunch for law enforcement officers
Softball: B-E subsection semifinal game moved to Frazee, WCA plays CGB at Minnewaska
Baseball: Osakis dominates Holdingford in five innings
Softball: Ashby's season ends in New York Mills
Baseball: Chargers breeze past Lake Park for 13th win
Baseball: Nelson, Stockert combine to no-hit Apollo
Friends for a century: Two women, who are almost 101, form unique bond
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
Good Gravy Harvey Bolstad is 80!
John Sr Bosek
Otter Tail County to host 2020 Minnesota Governor’s Fishing Opener
After winter fish kill, how will Lake Christina respond?
Host community selected for 2020 Minnesota Governor’s Fishing Opener
Governor’s Fishing Opener celebrates fishing tourism in Minnesota
Not a bad bite on opening morning
Marjorie "Marge" Dawald
Blake F. Jaskowiak
Lorraine C. Rachel
1994: Fish restrictions placed on two more lakes
An Echo Press Editorial: More foster parents needed now
Letter to the Editor: Stop throwing stones and make country better
Letter to the Editor: CIA has blood on their hands
Letter to the Editor: Protect our elections, authorize funding
4-H holds county competition
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
On The Street
Alex grad helps newlyweds
Make room for a new press: Alexandria Industries breaks ground on expansion
Farmers under pressure
Miltona native wins UMD Shark Tank event
hires and promotions
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May 17, 2019
Senior Center seeks garage sale items The Senior Center is accepting donations for its annual garage sale fundraiser before Memorial Day. Donations will be accepted through Wednesday, May 22. The center said it is especially interested in household goods and furnishings, small appliances,...
May 17, 2019 - 3:25pm
May 16, 2019
Friday, May 17 7:30 a.m. Wake Up Alexandria!, Brenton, LLC, 4750 County Road 13 NE, Alexandria 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Blood Drive, Alexandria Senior Center, 414 Hawthorne St. 7 p.m. "The Improvised Life," Sam Militch concert, Railroad & 2nd Event Center, Evansville Saturday, May 18 8 a.m....
May 16, 2019 - 2:27pm
April 26, 2019
First Nordic Folk Art Festival in the books
A Nordic Arts Film and street festival drew people to Alexandria Thursday for Scandinavian treats, artist demonstrations in downtown stores and...
April 26, 2019 - 10:24am
April 9, 2019
Taste of Douglas County postponed
Due to an impending snowstorm, the annual Taste of Douglas County that was scheduled for Thursday, April 11, has been postponed. Forecasts calling...
April 9, 2019 - 3:27pm
March 28, 2019
Monarch protector to sign books Minnesota author Norma Otterstetter of Fergus Falls will speak about her book, "Cattie's Journey," about a monarch butterfly, at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 30, at the Douglas County Library. Otterstetter has been raising monarch butterflies for about three...
March 28, 2019 - 9:41am
March 24, 2019
Full STEAM ahead On Thursday, March 28, Alexandria Public Schools will host the fifth annual STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts &...
March 24, 2019 - 8:36am
March 20, 2019
Red Cross seeks Type O The American Red Cross has scheduled five upcoming blood drives in Alexandria, calling for all blood types, especially for Type O. The dates are: Friday, March 22: 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Cornerstone Church, 202 Seventh Ave. E. Monday, March 25: 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Grand...
March 20, 2019 - 3:28pm
March 16, 2019
Green comes out in Nelson Saturday
Nelson came through again this year with its St. Patty's Day Bash & Parade, bringing people out into the streets on a sunny Saturday. And although...
March 16, 2019 - 2:47pm
March 14, 2019
Habitat and Thrivent celebrate Pi Day March 14 has become increasingly popularized as Pi Day, and now Habitat for Humanity of Douglas County and Thrivent Financial are swapping pies for free will donations on that date. You might remember pi from geometry class. Divide a circle's...
March 14, 2019 - 5:42am
March 11, 2019
Learn what it's like to be poor Ever wonder what it's like to be poor? The United Way is looking for volunteers to take part in a poverty simulation, an interactive experience where participants learn what it is like to be low-income and attempt to meet the needs of their family for...
March 11, 2019 - 7:40am
February 26, 2019
Guitarist brings mystery guest to Evansville
Rhythm guitarist Craig Torgerson will bring a secret special guest when he appears onstage at the Evansville Art Center's First Friday Concert...
February 26, 2019 - 12:46pm
February 22, 2019
Employees take up racing cars for Scouting
The Pinewood Derby is typically associated with Cub Scouts. But this week an Alexandria business adopted it as a company-wide employee event,...
February 22, 2019 - 10:13am
Polar Plunge Sunday at Arrowwood
The 13th annual Polar Plunge is Sunday afternoon at Arrowwood Resort & Conference Center in Alexandria. The Polar Plunge, in which people jump in a frozen lake, is held at many locations throughout the state to raise money for Special Olympics Minnesota.
February 22, 2019 - 7:53am
February 20, 2019
Wicken wins middle school geography bee Sam Wicken was the winner from Discovery Middle School of the National Geographic GeoBee. He edged out...
February 20, 2019 - 4:43pm
February 15, 2019
Candlelight ski, snowshoe at Lake Carlos Lake Carlos State Park will open its trails from 6-9 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 16, for skiing or snowshoeing...
February 15, 2019 - 12:28pm