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Watch out for fresh oil on Hwy 27 between Alexandria, Hoffman
Law Enforcement Blotter: July 18
Grant application approved for visitor center
Mall is ready for a comeback
Basketball: New-look Alex girls gain some confidence with summer state title
Alexandria martial arts group competes at national tournament
Baseball: Post 87 loses two heartbreakers against Perham
Baseball: Alex Junior Red Legion team sweeps Aitkin for 16th win
Baseball: Post 87 splits with Thief River Falls for its ninth win in July
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
Jerry and Mary Kaye Wright
Open house dedicated to deer conversation set for Aug. 22 in Glenwood
Morken: Laying out a setup on a buck bed
Popular Minnesota state parks working to keep the crowds in the future
Morken: The path toward curing target panic
Bentlee's big bass
Paul D. LeBrasseur
Shirley (Schwartz) Fimon
Janice L. Payne
Philip Eugene Yeutter
Letter to the Editor: Workers not hired because of visa paperwork
An Echo Press Editorial: Now we know what fantastic is
2009: Brock Lesnar rules UFC
Letter to the Editor: Land of the free, home of the brave?
In the Know: What this new campaign will NOT tell you
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
SuperAmerica to close doors
Hospitals blast Minnesota insurer
Endless Treasure opens: New second-hand store supports MS Society
Sanford helps high school athletes 'beef up'
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July 19, 2019
Alexandria Party in the Street: A cool time on a hot day
A portion of Broadway between Fourth and Seventh Avenue in Alexandria will be blocked off from 4 to 11 p.m. on Friday, July 19, during Party...
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July 3, 2019
What students think of 2065 What will life be like in America in 2065? That year, the United States is projected to be 54 percent people of color. Artist Joanna Hallstrom, who graduated from high school in Alexandria as well as the college here, explores that idea with an exhibit...
July 3, 2019 - 12:24pm
June 28, 2019
Author and sculptor to speak Author and artist/sculptor Arthur Norby will speak at Cherry Street Books from noon-2 p.m. Saturday, June 29. Norby is known nationally for his art work, including the life-sized bronze sculpture at the Minnesota Korean War Veterans Memorial. Other sculptures...
June 28, 2019 - 7:32am
June 27, 2019
Blood drives continue The American Red Cross is continuing its Missing Types campaign to raise awareness about blood donations and urge the public to give blood this summer. During the campaign, the letters A, B and O — the letters representing the main blood groups —...
June 27, 2019 - 6:35am
June 22, 2019
State park hosting events Lake Carlos State Park will lead a canoe trip on the Long Prairie River and the shorelines of Lake Carlos on Saturday, June 22, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Space is limited, so those interested in going must register at the park office.
June 22, 2019 - 6:12am
June 20, 2019
Wine, Ale & Art Crawl this weekend A Downtown Alexandria Wine, Ale & Art Crawl — the first of two to be held this summer — is being held throughout downtown on Friday, June 21. The number of downtown locations that are participating has been greatly increased from last...
June 20, 2019 - 10:52am
June 16, 2019
Fill the Missing Types by giving blood This week, the American Red Cross launched the Missing Types campaign to raise awareness about blood donations and urge the public to give blood this summer. During the campaign, the letters A, B and O — the letters representing the main...
June 16, 2019 - 6:35am
June 15, 2019
Having fun in Kensington
Children enjoyed participating in a variety of fun activities during Rune Stone Days in Kensington Saturday morning. The annual event runs through...
June 15, 2019 - 2:44pm
June 12, 2019
Veterans can fish for free All veterans can fish for free at Veterans Day on the Lake, sponsored by Let's Go Fishing, on Tuesday, June 18, at Carlos State Park. The event also includes sight-seeing trips and a free lunch. Trips begin loading from the dock at 10 a.m., followed by lunch...
June 12, 2019 - 4:41pm
June 7, 2019
Airport hosts fly-in and open house The Alexandria Airport Fly-In and Open House is being held Saturday, June 8 at Chandler Field, 2604 Aga Drive. Alexandria Aviation is resuming the event again this year, welcoming regular airport users and those who may have never checked out the...
June 7, 2019 - 12:41pm
June 6, 2019
Doll quilts come to Evansville The exhibit "Doll Quilts, Dolls and Toys," will be at the Evansville Art Center from Friday, June 7 through Saturday,...
June 6, 2019 - 7:15am
May 31, 2019
Knute Nelson hosts outdoor concerts The Knute Nelson Care Center will be hosting a series of Knute Nelson Garden Concerts each Wednesdays from June 5 to Aug. 28. These one-hour concerts will take place in the Knute Nelson Care Center Healing Gardens, 420 12th Ave. E., Alexandria,...
May 31, 2019 - 3:49pm
May 29, 2019
Recycling appliances, car seats, e-waste Now's the time to clear the shed of unwanted appliances, electronics and car seats. The Rotary Club...
May 29, 2019 - 5:48pm
May 27, 2019
Helping monarch butterflies Learn to help the diminishing monarch population by attending a discussion at noon Tuesday, May 28, at the Douglas County Library. Daisy Stahlberg will discuss ways to help the butterflies with habitat and food, identify the types of milkweed and offer...
May 27, 2019 - 6:49am
May 23, 2019
Distracted driving course for teens, parents Teens and their parents can learn about distracted driving from 6-8:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 22, at Casey's Amusement Park, 1305 N. Nokomis NE in Alexandria. In recent years, distracted or inattentive driving was a contributing factor in...
May 23, 2019 - 8:05am