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Kensington gets first dollars for new tower
Student accomplishments, scholarships
Law Enforcement Blotter: July 17
Minneapolis day care provider who hanged toddler receives 10 years of probation
Alexandria School Board rejects bids for Miltona project
Alexandria youth teams top three at Pacesetter Tournament
Junior legion tournament: Alex Black loses first bid for state tournament berth
Junior legion playoffs: Alex Blacks one win away from a state berth
Junior district tournament: Reds blanked and bounced against EGF
Rare white squirrels show up in Alexandria
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....
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
The day Curt Felt died
Rare white squirrels show up in Alexandria
Senior Fishing Day is a go again as Viking Sportsmen honor Bosek
Strege optimistic area pheasants came through the hatch OK
Dogfish grabs on and doesn't let go
Lake Ida producing again for area bass tourneys
Carolyn E. Koudela
1968: Alexandria native caught up in Miami hijacking
Letter to the Editor: Victim advocates are unsung heroes
An Echo Press Editorial: A guide to newspaper terms
Letter to the Editor: White Evangelicals bring sadness
Letter to the Editor: In abortion issue, remember commandment
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
After 54 years on Broadway, Ben Franklin to close its doors
Hagstrom named 'Top 25 Women in Business'
On The Street
Viking Plaza sale postponed again
hires and promotions
on the street
July 6, 2018
Her saving grace: Dahlheimer credits husband, doctors for support 43 years ago
While working as a nurse at an Anoka clinic, Patti Dahlheimer began losing a lot of weight. The problem was she wasn't trying to lose weight,...
July 6, 2018 - 5:00am
June 14, 2018
Antibiotics for 38,000
Sandy Tubbs took a phone call last week from an epidemiologist, who said an infectious disease in Douglas County had been identified. Tubbs,...
June 14, 2018 - 6:00am
May 16, 2018
Worth the fight: Goodwin shares story of battle with mental illness
Karen Goodwin received an unusual Christmas gift in December 2012. Many people would not have viewed it as a gift at all. But she did. On that...
May 16, 2018 - 1:13pm
April 28, 2018
Smile Drive a success
More than 800 dental hygiene products were donated to Douglas County Outreach Food Shelf last week. The items, including 137 tubes of toothpaste,...
April 28, 2018 - 12:24pm
March 8, 2018
Central Minn. woman first patient in clinical trial to help people with spinal cord injuries
CROSSLAKE, Minn.—Since a sleepwalking accident 11 years ago at her Crosslake home, Kathy Allen has lived life paralyzed from the waist...
March 8, 2018 - 1:33pm
March 7, 2018
Keys to living longer: Eat less sugar, find purpose
Ten years ago, when experts were looking for a Minnesota city to turn into a center of health and longevity, for free, Alexandria couldn't quite drum up the interest. "Sometimes you need a crisis to get people organized behind an idea," said Sandy Tubbs, administrator of Horizon Public...
March 7, 2018 - 1:37pm
February 26, 2018
Weight loss group to host speaker
The Amazing Journeys Together support group in Alexandria will hear from a marriage and family therapist who specializes in nutrition. That’s in keeping with the group’s mission to help those seeking to lose weight through surgery or lifestyle changes, and encourage families...
February 26, 2018 - 6:00am
February 22, 2018
Douglas County Hospital patient died from medication error
Douglas County Hospital had the only fatal medication error in the state between October 2016 and October 2017, according to an annual report...
February 22, 2018 - 12:56pm
January 17, 2018
Red Cross calls blood supply 'critically short'
The American Red Cross will hold a blood drive from 12:30-6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 23, at the Glenwood Lutheran Church, 206 E. Minnesota Ave. in Glenwood. The Red Cross says bad weather has forced cancellations of more than 150 blood drives, leaving it "critically short" of blood....
January 17, 2018 - 12:05pm
November 9, 2017
Wadena veteran gets dream vacation while battling ALS
WADENA, Minn. — Meet Air Force veteran Joe Hundeby and you can't helped but be impressed by his positive attitude. "You can choose to be...
November 9, 2017 - 5:00am
November 8, 2017
Minnesota calls attention to safe sleeping practices for infants
DULUTH — Before Sarah Grenberg gave birth to her first child, she learned that the image of a sleeping infant in a sea of blankets, stuffed...
November 8, 2017 - 7:43pm
November 5, 2017
UCC hosts night of spaghetti, auction and bake sale Fancy getting a homemade pie every month? Or a special Italian dinner? These are two items up for auction when the First Congregational UCC hosts its traditional spaghetti and meatball dinner from 4:30 to 7 p.m. on Thurs., Nov. 9....
November 5, 2017 - 2:40pm
Alexandria church sends team to Houston
Seven volunteers from Alexandria's Church for the Harvest went to Houston to help clean up after Hurricane Harvey, and the church might send...
November 5, 2017 - 12:42pm
October 28, 2017
Iconoclastic pastor comes to Alexandria An ordained Lutheran pastor whose boat-rocking ways have landed her on all sorts of national media will...
October 28, 2017 - 3:11pm
October 14, 2017
Van Wakeren: A single smile can go a long way
Not long ago, I was getting into my car at the gas station when a toddler from the car next to me gave me an exuberant wave and a "Hi!" as his mom lifted him out of his car seat. His wave brought an instant smile to my face as I waved back. It was the type of greeting you might give...
October 14, 2017 - 4:37pm