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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
November 15, 2018
Friday, Nov. 16 7:30 a.m. Wake Up Alexandria, Ravnik & Co., Alexandria 6 p.m. Butterfly Hills Nature Preschool Harvest Gala, Carlos Creek Winery,...
November 15, 2018 - 5:42pm
November 14, 2018
Veterans honored at annual program
"It was 100 years and 10 hours ago today that World War I ended," Joel Novak said to the large crowd Sunday afternoon at Living Waters Church...
November 14, 2018 - 7:12am
Help us decorate the Echo Press Mitten Tree
The public is invited to come and decorate the Echo Press "Mitten Tree" starting Thursday, Nov. 15. The tree can be found in the lobby of the Echo Press offices, at 225 Seventh Avenue E., Alexandria. Area residents can stop by during business hours and hang a warm pair of mittens...
November 14, 2018 - 7:10am
Math team takes first place The Alexandria Area High School math league team took top honors in its first meet of the season on Monday, Nov....
November 14, 2018 - 5:28am
November 12, 2018
Empty Chair Gala set for Nov. 17
The Dragonfly Mental Wellness Foundation will host its third annual Empty Chair Gala on Saturday, Nov. 17 at Broadway Ballroom in Alexandria....
November 12, 2018 - 7:18am
November 11, 2018
A salute to veterans
All area veterans were honored during the Veterans Day program Sunday afternoon at Living Waters Church in Alexandria. The Alexandria American...
November 11, 2018 - 3:20pm
AAHS presents 'Legally Blonde: The Musical'
When choosing the right play for her students, Jessica Chipman wanted something her students could learn from but could also have fun with. She...
November 11, 2018 - 5:16am
November 10, 2018
Soup dinner focuses on hunger, homelessness A nonprofit poverty-fighting agency will host a soup dinner to raise funds and awareness of hunger...
November 10, 2018 - 12:20pm
November 8, 2018
Upcoming community education classes will cover writing a book, massage and lefse making, among other topics. To register for these classes offered by Alexandria Public Schools or others, visit www.alexandria.thatscommunityed.com or call 320-762-3310, Ext. 4272. Rock cutting and polishing...
November 8, 2018 - 7:29am
November 7, 2018
Meeting to look at Alzheimer's A meeting to discuss Alzheimer's and dementia will take place from 3-4 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 8, at Vista Prairie at Windmill Ponds, 715 Victor St., in Alexandria. Presented by the Alzheimer's Association, the meeting will talk about how Alzheimer's disease...
November 7, 2018 - 5:27pm
November 3, 2018
Arts & Crafters tour wraps up Saturday
The Alexandria Area Holiday Arts and Crafters Tour is back for a 34th year, with nine homes thrown open to the public to showcase its wares....
November 3, 2018 - 7:53am
Kindness matters School children's posters emphasizing kindness will be on display at Bremer Bank in Brandon through Friday, Nov. 2, and at...
November 3, 2018 - 6:21am
November 1, 2018
Three craft-crazy days: Crafters in nine homes open doors to public
Pat Nelson and her daughters Michelle and Makenzie have opened their front door to holiday craft shoppers ever since the girls, now in their...
November 1, 2018 - 6:21am
October 31, 2018
All dressed up with a place to go
Another Halloween brought kids of all ages — and adults — out into the streets of downtown Alexandria Wednesday, Oct. 31. Hundreds...
October 31, 2018 - 6:36pm
State Park to offer snowshoe-lacing workshop Registration deadline is Saturday, Nov. 3, at 4 p.m., for a lace-your-own snowshoe workshop at Lake...
October 31, 2018 - 5:25pm