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Too drunk to consent to sex? Minnesota coalition wants law to protect you
BE School District approves 5 percent levy increase
Walz, Flanagan announce first five picks for their administration
Regents approve Gabel as next U of M president
Broadway project moves ahead
Girls Hockey: Cardinals win overtime thriller
Sports schedule for Tuesday, Dec. 18
Sports schedule for Monday, Dec. 17
Girls hockey: Fourth-ranked White Hawks shut out Alexandria
Boys hockey: Fifth-ranked EGF jumps all over Alexandria
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
And the most-requested library books are....
Faith Weisel Curtis
Morken: Buck tag left to fill? Why this could be the week
Presumptive positive for CWD in wild deer found in Houston County for first time
Mike Frisch: In the blink of an eye
DNR announces two December deer hunts as part of CWD management efforts
Orval D. Freitag
Ruth Jane Peterson
Michael C. Williams
Letter to the Editor: Immigration is reshaping rural America
Letter to the Editor: Remembering Dale Serum
It's Our Turn: Don't be afraid to be silly
Commentary: An update on B/E school plans
An Echo Press Editorial: In defense of tax increases...
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
Christmas on the Ranch: With a Purpose
Farm bill sails through House with momentum for Trump's signature
More store closings greet holiday shoppers: Sears, Payless to close its doors
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December 10, 2018
Museum's Donation Day benefits food shelf Visitors to the Runestone Museum on Tuesday, Dec. 11, will get one free admission for every two personal care items donated. Donations will go to the Douglas County Outreach Food Shelf for the Holiday Train visit later that week. The food...
December 10, 2018 - 7:14am
November 19, 2018
Robotics team takes fourth Alexandria Area High School's robotics team is traveling the state to take on teams from other schools.
November 19, 2018 - 8:00am
October 17, 2018
AppleFest offers live music, wagon rides Carlos Creek Winery will host AppleFest on Saturday, Oct. 20, from 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Admission to the event is free and will feature live music with Blonde and the Bohunk's full band and the Salty Dogs. There will also be kids' activities, a quilt...
October 17, 2018 - 12:15pm
September 1, 2018
Climate change talk kicks off Senior College A pair of climatologists will talk about Minnesota's weather extremes, including history, trends and projections, at 3:15 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 6, during the kickoff to Senior College at Alexandria Technical and Community College. The event...
September 1, 2018 - 6:16am
August 22, 2018
Fair attendance higher first two days
The 2018 Douglas County Fair wrapped up its four-day run Sunday a little earlier than expected, as heavy rains fell at the fairgrounds shortly after 6 p.m. and didn't let up for several hours. Brad Brejcha, vice president of the Douglas County Ag Association, said Sunday's rains...
August 22, 2018 - 11:42am
August 6, 2018
Thursday concerts in home stretch
The free weekly concerts on the Douglas County Courthouse lawn are down to their final few of the summer. Last Thursday night's show featuring...
August 6, 2018 - 2:48pm
August 5, 2018
Tapping into New York cast: Theatre L'Homme Dieu puts wrap on season
Theatre L'Homme Dieu was founded in 1961, making it Minnesota's oldest summer stock theater. Typically the professional actors it brings to...
August 5, 2018 - 11:13am
August 3, 2018
Parade, street dance part of Forada Days
A fun run, softball tournament, kids' games, parade and a street dance are all part of the 2018 Forada Days schedule this weekend. A kick-off party at the Muddy Boot with comedian Kevin Craft starts things off from 9-11 p.m. Friday, Aug. 3. And a Forada First Responder breakfast...
August 3, 2018 - 11:47am
July 31, 2018
Summerfest Aug. 1-5 in Brandon
Brandon's annual Summerfest celebration kicks off Wednesday, Aug. 1, and features a variety of activities and events over the next five days. It all starts at 5 p.m. Wednesday with the Brandon Community Club's pork chop feed at Lions Park, and live music by Dana & the Bottle Rockets....
July 31, 2018 - 1:14pm
July 18, 2018
Concert on courthouse lawn moved indoors
Because of the strong possibility of rain this Thursday, July 19, the Red Willow Arts Coalition's Concert on the Courthouse Lawn will be relocated...
July 18, 2018 - 2:32pm
July 15, 2018
Golfers raise $25K for United Way The goal presented to golfers participating in the 20th annual United Way of Douglas & Pope Counties annual...
July 15, 2018 - 6:33am
July 13, 2018
Museum hosts Summer Showcase
The Legacy of the Lakes Museum's annual boat show is moving to the museum site in downtown Alexandria this weekend. The Summer Showcase opens...
July 13, 2018 - 10:36am
July 11, 2018
Evansville Fest will go on: Lack of volunteers had put its future in doubt
Evansville's Fourth of July celebration got pushed to a weekend this year, with July 4 falling in the middle of the work week. But outside of...
July 11, 2018 - 12:21pm
July 8, 2018
Kids have a blast at Red, White & Boom Days
Following the parade down Main Street Saturday afternoon in Evansville, many of the people in the crowd migrated to the school, where food vendors...
July 8, 2018 - 8:28am
June 30, 2018
Hundreds attend first Ripple festival
A few hundred people attended a day-long festival for women Saturday at City Park in Alexandria that was set to conclude Saturday evening with...
June 30, 2018 - 4:47pm