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Lyme disease on the rise in area counties
Law Enforcement Blotter: June 20
Nitrate clinic finds well water OK
Student accomplishments, scholarships
What's happening in old Kmart building?
Larson, Nohre card aces at Miltona
Byrne hired to head Alex volleyball team
Yoemans wins title at Minnewaska, Osakis’ Eldred ties for fifth
Alexandria shooters compete among state's best Friday
Kreft, Pattrin top Pheasant Conference honors
A big heart: Forada firefighter loved helping everyone
And the most-requested library books are....
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
The day Curt Felt died
Bonding over books
Dick and Sue Anderson
Marjorie (Marge) VanGorp
Alexandria shooters compete among state's best Friday
Trap shooting championship: Alexandria proves itself as a top team in Minnesota
Osakis natives bring home big payday from Lions Walleye Tournament
Trap shooters to converge on Alex Shooting Park
Morken: How frequent are bear sightings in Douglas County?
Donna Mae Lunemann
James M. Rutten
Shirley G. Botzet
In the Know: Hanging up on robocalls
1918: Townships run out of primary ballots
An Echo Press Editorial: Don't fall for this spoofing attack
Commentary: SNAP program is a failed system
Letter to the Editor: Abuse of farm safety net harms rural America
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
Carlos Creek Winery to open brewery
State nonprofit's aim is zero waste
Carlos Creek Winery plans brewery
Heartland Orthopedics hits milestone
Hilltop Lumber to get BIAD award
hires and promotions
on the street
June 8, 2018
Civil Air Patrol to train at airport
A search and rescue exercise is taking place at the Alexandria Municipal Airport this weekend and the public is invited to watch. The Alexandria...
June 8, 2018 - 6:02am
May 5, 2017
Learn the world of dementia at training event
The public is invited to attend a dementia training on Thursday, May 11, from 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. at Edgewood Vista, 1902 7th Avenue E. in Alexandria. Those especially encouraged to attend are family members or friends of someone with dementia (free), professionals who work with dementia...
May 5, 2017 - 10:29am
March 29, 2017
Carlos firefighters get certified in thin ice rescue
With so many lakes in its jurisdiction, Carlos Fire Chief Jake Steidl decided it was time members of the Carlos Fire Department became certified...
March 29, 2017 - 7:00am
March 3, 2017
Douglas County Hospital staff attends Homeland Security Training
Scott DeLong, material management specialist and member of the Emergency Management Team at Douglas County Hospital, recently completed training...
March 3, 2017 - 10:00am
January 18, 2017
Learning to lead: Police captain attends FBI Academy
"People shouldn't be managed, they should be led." This was just one of the take-aways Alexandria Police Captain Scott Kent came home with after...
January 18, 2017 - 8:38am
January 13, 2017
Training offered on domestic violence
Someplace Safe and United Communities Advocating Non Violence, in cooperation with Alexandria Technical and Community College, will offer a training titled "Assessing and Managing Lethality in Domestic Violence, Stalking and Strangulation" on Thursday, Feb. 2, from 1 to 4 p.m. at...
January 13, 2017 - 10:00am
December 2, 2016
Snowmobile safety training offered Dec. 10
A one-day snowmobile safety training course for youth ages 11-15 will be offered on Saturday, Dec. 10, from 8 a.m. to noon at the Runestone Community Center in Alexandria. Registration is 7:30 to 8 a.m. The DNR will hold certificates until youth turn 12. Course attendees must complete...
December 2, 2016 - 10:00am
November 11, 2016
Train in healing with Brian Fenimore
Brian Fenimore will return to Alexandria to continue the series Training in the Healing Ministry on Saturday, Nov. 19, at 7 p.m. at House of...
November 11, 2016 - 1:00pm
September 28, 2016
Hostile event training set for October
Members of the public may see smoke and hear gunfire coming from Woodland Elementary School in Alexandria on Saturday, Oct. 8 — but it won't be a real emergency. Fire Chief Jeff Karrow says the public should not panic, as the emergency personnel presence is part of a planned...
September 28, 2016 - 12:00am
August 31, 2016
ATV safety training offered to youth
The Runestone Off-road ATV Riders (ROAR) will host an ATV safety training class on Sunday, Sept. 25 from 1 to 5 p.m. at the Alexandria Shooting Park, 6533 County Road 87 SE, Alexandria. The doors open at noon. Parents must pre-register and pick up materials at Nokomis Auto Service,...
August 31, 2016 - 12:00am
June 17, 2016
Tell your story through nonprofit advocacy
Local nonprofits are teaming up to sponsor a nonprofit legislative advocacy training session on Wednesday, June 22 from 1:30 to 3 p.m. at the Alexandria Technical and Community College, 1601 Jefferson Street in Alexandria. The workshop is free and open to the public. Susie Brown,...
June 17, 2016 - 12:00am
May 27, 2016
Get certified as short-call substitute teacher
People who want to teach but don't have the full credentials will have an opportunity to become certified as short-call substitute teachers under the Minnesota Limited, Short-Call Substitute program. A four-year bachelor's degree is required to qualify. Resource Training and Solutions...
May 27, 2016 - 12:00am
April 29, 2016
Egenes attends state 4-H counselor training
4-H youth attended a 4-H Camp Counselor training on April 2 at the Extension Regional Office near Morris. Megan Egenes of Alexandria and Chippewans...
April 29, 2016 - 12:00am
April 6, 2016
Driver improvement program offered
The Minnesota Highway Safety Center will offer a four-hour refresher course on Tuesday, April 12 from 6 to 10 p.m. at Parkers Prairie High School, 411 S. Otter Avenue, Parkers Prairie. The cost is $20. It is open to the public. Pre-registration is required. A Minnesota Highway Safety...
April 6, 2016 - 12:00am
March 9, 2016
LETTER: Rural Medical Scholars Program gives future doctors hands-on experience
To the editor: We want to thank the excellent family physicians and their colleagues in Alexandria who have graciously and effectively served as teachers for medical students from the University of Minnesota Medical School Duluth campus over the past year. Dr. Douglas Griffin has...
March 9, 2016 - 12:00am