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Running for a reason -- suicide awareness
AgweekTV: Finding Common Ground
Osakis, B-E gear up for Homecoming week
Rally against corruption set for Saturday
Alexandria doctor harnesses the sun with $50,000 project
Football: Chargers hold on to hand Bears their first loss
Girls Tennis: Alexandria adds two wins for 12-7 record
Girls Soccer: Tigers hand Cards another CLC loss, 1-0
Sports schedule for Saturday, Sept. 23
Football: Panthers drop district game against Patriots
For the record
Photo of the Week
Faith Events: Speaker coming to Osakis High
Don & Betty Kuelbs
Gary & Molly Buse
Gary & Molly Buse
DNR release: Optimistic about Saturday's duck opener
Posted, but done properly? Rules, prosecuting case can be complicated
Mike Frisch: Cover more water
A whirlwind of a win: Alexandria anglers take big payday in first pro tournament
DNR roadside survey: Pheasant index down 26 percent
James "Jim" W. Anderson
Michelle Kay Miller
Lorraine K. Porter
Michelle Kay "Ma Miller" Miller
It's Our Turn: The importance of precise guesstimation
Letter: Who earned the right to sit during anthem?
Echo Press Editorial: Feds delay in health care hurts consumers
Letter: Don't put gravel pit in Forada
Letter: Confederate statues promote division
Dairy council seeks candidates
Tomato tasting at the library
What's wrong with my tomato plant?
There's still time to plant veggies
Haying and grazing OK on some Conservation Reserve land
Tastefully Simple confirms layoffs, opening up building space for tenants
On The Street
Feds allow more time for comment on Internet access
Alexandria ReStore remains open, plans expansion
Glenwood resort receives Century Resort designation
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September 21, 2017
Country Blossom Farm holds baking, eating contests
Country Blossom Farm will offer an interesting dilemma during its Apple Pie Days event this weekend - whether to test your apple pie baking mettle or bolster your apple pie gobbling cred. Or maybe both. The 64-acre farm and apple orchard has hosted the pie baking contest before....
September 21, 2017 - 9:01am
September 20, 2017
Events promote talking about suicide
With the number of suicides edging up in Minnesota, a local suicide awareness group is holding a 5K run/walk and bringing in a statewide group to provide training on suicide prevention. Suicide statistics for 2016 have not yet been released. However, the previous year's data reported...
September 20, 2017 - 11:07am
September 19, 2017
New musicians invited to Open Mic Night
Evansville Art Center invites musicians to play at Open Mic Night at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 21, at 111 Main St. The art center says it offers an excellent sound system and a full keyboard Yamaha piano. A regular group of musicians plays and always welcomes new performers to its intimate...
September 19, 2017 - 3:35pm
September 8, 2017
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
January 2017 Friday, Jan. 13 Lakes Area Radio Theatre live radio show, 2214 Geneva Rd NE, Alexandria; (320) 808-3841, www.lakesareatheatre.com. 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Therapeutic Drama, 819 Irving St., Alexandria; (320) 304-0853, azkcccc.weebly.com. Saturday, Jan. 14 7:10 p.m. Granite...
September 8, 2017 - 2:24pm
September 7, 2017
Radio show, eatery bring dinner theater to Nelson
Lakes Area Radio Theatre is teaming up with the Corral Saloon and Eatery in Nelson for a western-themed dinner and a live radio theater show on Sunday, Sept. 10, at the restaurant. The barbecue chicken dinner is at 4 p.m. with two western radio shows starting at 5:30 p.m. The first...
September 7, 2017 - 8:58am
Poet to tell the stories of burials in Spruce Hill
A poet and historian drawn to old Spruce Hill graves will read the stories she wrote about them from 7-8:30 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 15, at the...
September 7, 2017 - 7:57am
September 4, 2017
Class of 1947 celebrates 70th reunion
The Alexandria High School Class of 1947 graduated in a year when the Cold War began with the Soviet Union, an object crashed in Roswell, New Mexico, and the CIA was established. On Saturday, Sept. 9, the class will meet for lunch at Fat Daddy's to celebrate its 70th reunion. The...
September 4, 2017 - 7:29am
August 25, 2017
Legacy museum offers free photo class
Photographers interested in taking photos in natural settings can register for a free class at The Legacy of the Lakes Museum and Gardens, 205 Third Ave. W. in Alexandria. Van Gooch and Claudine Grove from the Evansville Photoclub will share tips and techniques at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday,...
August 25, 2017 - 8:45am
August 24, 2017
Three local concert series come to an end
Summer ain't over till the music festivals end, and three major Alexandria festivals are wrapping up the season beginning tonight. Music in the...
August 24, 2017 - 11:27am
August 14, 2017
Alexandria's Enterprise plays courthouse concert
Enterprise, an Alexandria duo with lead guitarist Kevin Klimek and bassist Jim Faber, will perform a free concert on the Douglas County Courthouse...
August 14, 2017 - 7:40am
August 3, 2017
Concert on the courthouse lawn canceled
The concert on the Douglas County Courthouse lawn for Thursday, Aug. 3, has been canceled because of poor weather conditions, according to organizers from the Red Willow Arts Coalition. The performance by Cassie and The Bobs will not be rescheduled. The next free concert in the series...
August 3, 2017 - 3:01pm
July 13, 2017
Local artists open studios to the public
Nine local artists will showcase their work during the annual Art of the Lakes Studio Tour from Friday through Sunday. Free and open to the...
July 13, 2017 - 6:45am
July 12, 2017
Taking a spin through Miltona Tornado Days
Starting this weekend, Miltona will open its doors for the annual Tornado Days, with a bounce house, a free family movie, horse-drawn wagon rides...
July 12, 2017 - 6:23pm
March 31, 2017
Great American Think-Off entry deadline approaches
The public is invited to tackle the issues of "fake news" vs. truth by submitting an answer to this year's 25th annual Great American Think-Off question: "Has the 2016 election changed our perception of truth?" Essays should be no more than 750 words, arguing for or against the idea...
March 31, 2017 - 1:00pm
Minnesota Bicycling Awards seeks to recognize leaders statewide
Towns, cities, universities, and businesses across the state are working to become more bicycle friendly. To spotlight some of the individuals and organizations working hard to support bicycling, the Bicycle Alliance of Minnesota is asking people from across the state to nominate...
March 31, 2017 - 1:00pm