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Law Enforcement Blotter: Nov. 14-15
Firefighters battle house fire in Nelson
Driver taken to hospital after car goes off Highway 29
County gives lakes group $50,000
Gov. Dayton back in hospital after post-surgery complications
Girls hockey: Brainerd-LF downs Alexandria in CLC play
Sports schedule for Saturday, Nov. 17
Alexandria's Boraas signs to play Division I golf
Vogeler wraps up standout career at DB after entering college as a quarterback
Sports schedule for Friday, Nov. 16
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....
DeLaney Ann Jane
Minnesota deer kill down 9.5 percent from last year
A big buck with grandpa
A decoy buck with a bow
DNR report: Deer farm with past CWD cases identifies more
Deer report: An incredible week turns into such a low, and what to take from it
Robert "Bob" J. Johnston
Robert Edward Richardson
Ardean A. Hollatz
It's Our Turn: America: Not a Christian nation
Letter to the Editor: Epilepsy is always newsworthy
An Echo Press Editorial: Don't be a victim of silent killer
Letter to the Editor: Start a path to health, vitality
1918: Soldier writes home
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
Wendy's closes in Alexandria
'Making my dreams come true': Minnesota farmer harvests her first crop at 27
Tubbs wins state award: Horizon Public Health leader is retiring in January
Meet new turkey farmers in the US’s largest turkey-producing county
Minnesota unemployment rate remains steady
hires and promotions
on the street
Author to sign Christmas book Local author Adeline Owen will sign copies of her children's book, "The Night Before Christmas — The Rest of the Story," from noon-2 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 17, at Cherry Street Books in downtown Alexandria. Written in verse reminiscent of the classic...
11 hours 14 min ago
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
October 27, 2018
Church hosts fall dinner St. John Nepomuk Church, located 13 miles southwest of Alexandria, will hold its annual fall dinner on Sunday, Oct. 28.
October 27, 2018 - 12:37pm
October 13, 2018
St. Paul's Lutheran celebrates 50 years St. Paul's Evangelical Lutheran Church will observe its 50th anniversary on Sunday, Oct. 14, with a 9 a.m. worship service and special 3 p.m. worship service followed by a meal. Pastor Marcus Birkholz, who twice served St. Paul's as a vacancy...
October 13, 2018 - 7:53am
October 7, 2018
Love INC holds annual fundraiser Love INC still has a few spots open at its Thursday, Oct. 11 annual fundraiser. Beginning at 6 p.m. at the Holiday Inn in Alexandria, the fundraiser includes silent and live auctions, dinner and a program. Auction items feature a one-week stay in Big...
October 7, 2018 - 6:34am
September 16, 2018
Regeneration Center to hold banquet The nonprofit Regeneration Center invites the public to its annual fundraising banquet at 6 p.m. Friday,...
September 16, 2018 - 12:03pm
September 13, 2018
'An avalanche of goodness': Alexandria Covenant sends mission team to Haiti
On the fateful 12th day of January 2010, devastation shook all of Haiti when a 7.0 magnitude earthquake rocked the Caribbean country. Firmin...
September 13, 2018 - 6:07am
September 7, 2018
Awana resumes at New Life Awana, a Bible education ministry for children, will start up again at New Life Christian Church, 1910 County Road 82 SE in Alexandria, after a summer break. Welcome Back Night is set for Wednesday, Sept. 12, with a family supper from 5:45-6:30 p.m. followed...
September 7, 2018 - 5:08pm
August 17, 2018
House of Prayer offers training Brian Fenimore of Kansas City will continue the Training in Healing Ministry Course at 7 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 18, at House of Prayer Church, 3020 Rosewood Lane SE in Alexandria. The purpose of this course is to equip Christians to minister healing to...
August 17, 2018 - 11:58am
August 10, 2018
Life Right to hold pork roast Life Right Outreach will hold its fifth annual pork roast and fellowship from 2-5 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 11 behind the church building at 1906 Sixth Ave. E., Alexandria. On the schedule are live music, testimonials and entertainment for children. Local bluegrass...
August 10, 2018 - 12:23pm
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
July 28, 2018
Mount Carmel hosts performance A Mount Carmel pastor will deliver a message Sunday morning, but it won't be in the form of a sermon. Pastor Jonathan...
July 28, 2018 - 12:04pm
July 14, 2018
Historic Spruce Hill Church service Historic Spruce Hill Church will hold a summer song service at 2 p.m. Sunday, July 15, with music by Lynn Olson and friends, pianist Emily Larson, congregational favorites, special music with the Gordon Men's Choir, and horse-drawn wagon rides to...
July 14, 2018 - 9:12am
July 8, 2018
Mount Carmel concert Jillian Jones, a vocalist, pianist, and worship leader from southern Minnesota, will share her story through music at 7:30...
July 8, 2018 - 6:23am