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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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May 12, 2019
Weekly grief support group to start New Life Christian Church will host a 13-week GriefShare series for widows and widowers on Mondays beginning May 13, and for those who have lost children, family members or friends on Tuesdays beginning May 14. Each meets from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at...
May 12, 2019 - 6:52am
April 28, 2019
Timm to visit Alexandria Bible teacher Eric Samuel Timm will speak and paint for middle school and high school students on Wednesday, May 1,...
April 28, 2019 - 12:40pm
January 12, 2019
Cornell speaks at luncheon Dave Cornell has been invited to speak at the Unity Foundation's monthly Faith @ Work lunch in Alexandria. Cornell...
January 12, 2019 - 10:57am
January 5, 2019
Church hosts weekly Alpha course Alexandria Covenant Church is hosting a weekly Alpha course beginning Jan. 10. The course is designed especially for people interested in exploring the basics of the Christian faith, or Christians who want to brush up on the basics or deepen their...
January 5, 2019 - 6:38am
December 23, 2018
All of us need to be reminded of this: God is love
At bedtime the other night, the story I was reading with my daughter led to a conversation about how some kids make fun of others in order to make themselves feel better. We talked about the reason this happens is often because the person making fun of the other doesn't feel good...
December 23, 2018 - 5:04am
November 11, 2018
Operation Christmas Child to begin Living Waters Church in Alexandria will become a drop-off spot Nov. 12-19 for Christmas gifts for children around the world affected by war, disease, disaster, poverty and famine. Through Operation Christmas Child, contributors pack empty shoe boxes...
November 11, 2018 - 6:05am
November 2, 2018
Fall Bazaar Bethesda Lutheran Church of Alexandria will hold its fall bazaar on Saturday, Nov. 3, from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. It will sell pulled pork...
November 2, 2018 - 12:24pm
August 4, 2018
St. John Nepomuk hosts bazaar St. John Nepomuk Church is celebrating its annual dinner and bazaar Sunday, Aug. 12. Following 10:30 a.m. Mass, a chicken and wieners dinner is being served from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the church basement. Other events include bingo, games for all ages,...
August 4, 2018 - 10:16am
June 24, 2018
God delights in his creation
I love gardening. Each year, I look forward to putting my vegetable seeds in and watching my perennials push through the ground. I can often...
June 24, 2018 - 5:24am
May 9, 2018
New beginning for First Lutheran
May 9, 2018 - 6:26am
May 6, 2018
A new beginning for First Lutheran
Pastor Greg Billberg told the large crowd that gathered at the site of the new First Lutheran Church that it takes a village to raise a church....
May 6, 2018 - 6:15pm
April 20, 2018
Helping Christian boys As deadly shootings focusing national attention on the plight of American boys and young men, the Unity Foundation is...
April 20, 2018 - 2:36pm
March 30, 2018
Easter vigil: Worshippers mark holy day with all-night prayer
Many years ago, Roma Thompson says, prayer saved the life of the man who would become her husband. At age 19, Tenner Thompson's leg began collapsing...
March 30, 2018 - 6:39am
March 10, 2018
Simulcast focuses on Apostle Paul St. Luke's Church of Garfield will host a simulcast about the Apostle Paul in connection with the soon-to-be-released...
March 10, 2018 - 10:51am
February 9, 2018
Nourishment for body and soul: Coffeehouse provides free soup Tuesday nights
It was the winter of 2008. Though below freezing and often snowing, Robert Janousek made his home in the alleyways of Alexandria. If he couldn't...
February 9, 2018 - 12:04pm