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Student accomplishments, scholarships
Pawlenty goes back to school
Updated: Two injured when modified golf cart rolls over
Letter to the Editor: Fight politicians, support 28th amendment
For the record
Junior legion baseball: Alex Reds whiff on upset bid in 4-0 loss
Junior district tournament: Alexandria Blacks survive an opening scare from Moorhead
Semi-pro football: Snowmen make easy work of Minot
Legion baseball: Stockert paces Alex during 3-2 Gopher Classic
Resorters baseball: Stockert's late shot not enough for Black Sox
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
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
Breeding duck, goose numbers improved from last year
Catherine Jane (Cathy) Lehtinen
Stephen "Steve" J. Talley
Letter to the Editor: White Evangelicals bring sadness
Letter to the Editor: In abortion issue, remember commandment
It's Our Turn: Balancing on the shoreline
Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down
Letter to the Editor: Vinegar, honey and truth
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
Hagstrom named 'Top 25 Women in Business'
On The Street
Viking Plaza sale postponed again
Deadline for farmers approaching
hires and promotions
on the street
July 14, 2018
It's Our Turn: Balancing on the shoreline
The longer I live, the more I am discovering the importance of balance. Balance is important if you're crossing a raging river on a skinny log,...
July 14, 2018 - 8:05am
July 12, 2018
1968: State warns pollution threatens lakes Winona-Agnes-Henry
1918, 100 years ago: Fire broke out in the back shed of the Central House barn, burning it to the ground and almost destroying the main building. The firemen did splendid work, otherwise the whole structure would have gone and probably other buildings as well. It was first noticed...
July 12, 2018 - 6:27am
July 11, 2018
In the Know: Moving forward together
It's hard to believe that summer break is half-way over and that we are gearing up for the 2018-2019 school year in Alexandria Public Schools. We are blessed to be able to provide incredible opportunities for our students through the amazing work of our staff, visionary leadership...
July 11, 2018 - 5:26pm
July 7, 2018
It's Our Turn: Meeting brought down barriers
I've covered hundreds of meetings in my 34 years with the Echo Press — more than 650 Alexandria City Council meetings alone. But the meeting I attended at the Douglas County Public Works Center on June 19 was unlike any I've been to before. Five local government entities were...
July 7, 2018 - 6:10am
July 5, 2018
1968: Feds set aside funds for Evansville center
1918, 100 years ago: A big July 4th celebration is to take place on Lake Freeborn at Ole Holm's park. The big speaker of the day will be Chas. A. Lindbergh. The Holmes City Symphony orchestra will furnish the music and dinner will be served by the Ladies Aid of the Swedish Lutheran...
July 5, 2018 - 8:16am
July 4, 2018
In The Know: Just look across the street
As my college days were coming to an end, I thought I wanted to join the Peace Corps and travel overseas to help people. I had no destination;...
July 4, 2018 - 3:17pm
July 1, 2018
It's Our Turn: Can we just drop the abortion fight?
"You catch more flies with honey than vinegar," a boss once told me. Setting aside the issue of why anyone would want more flies, let's talk about abortion. And gay marriage. Abortion opponents have been trying to ban abortion for about as long as gay people have been fighting for...
July 1, 2018 - 12:22pm
June 28, 2018
In the Know: Caring makes Alexandria unique
Summer in the Alexandria area makes our whole area swell with people and we are so fortunate that it does! I am so proud of our city and surrounding...
June 28, 2018 - 4:56am
1918: Railroad wrecks claim five lives
1918, 100 years ago: Five persons have met death by railroad accidents. A section crew of eight men, coming home from work on a motor section car, had reached the overhead bridge when they saw a through-freight coming from the south. They got across the bridge and all got out except...
June 28, 2018 - 4:55am
June 27, 2018
It's Your Turn: Readers react to rec proposal
Editor's note: This "It's Your Turn" includes comments readers made on the Echo Press Facebook page about the June 22 story, "New rec site raises...
June 27, 2018 - 5:54pm
June 24, 2018
It's Our Turn: Never fear, time will tell
Time has always been an elusive quality. It was precious as a youngster — who didn't want more time to play ball in the summer or after school? — and it has become even more so through the years, to the point where it eventually becomes a perpetual lament.
June 24, 2018 - 6:02am
June 21, 2018
In the Know: Hanging up on robocalls
How are you doing with robocalls? I've been pretty tired of them for some time. And now that they have upped their technology, the companies that make those calls can make it look like they are calling from a local number, which makes it more likely that you will answer them. It used...
June 21, 2018 - 5:22pm
1918: Townships run out of primary ballots
1918, 100 years ago: The primary election brought out a large vote. Many townships did not have enough ballots and had to send in to the county auditor for another supply. As the returns began to come in it became evident that there is practically a landslide for Chas. A. Lindbergh...
June 21, 2018 - 10:21am
June 16, 2018
It's Our Turn: Like father, hopefully like son
For those who don't know me, I'm the new guy. And to best tell you about myself, I'd better talk about my dad. That's because we're quite nearly...
June 16, 2018 - 6:31am
June 14, 2018
In the Know: When school ends, hunger begins
Summer is finally here and there are so many wonderful things to look forward to and enjoy. Kids are out of school and families are planning...
June 14, 2018 - 8:39am