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April 20, 2018
Helping Christian boys As deadly shootings focusing national attention on the plight of American boys and young men, the Unity Foundation is...
April 20, 2018 - 2:36pm
April 18, 2018
Gardening despite Mother Nature
Really, Mother Nature!!! Historic April blizzard?? Haven't we suffered enough?? Okay, enough pouting. Winter will end, spring will be here, and we have all learned that it is not nice to taunt Mother Nature. So, what now? There are still plenty of gardening things you can do to prepare...
April 18, 2018 - 3:20pm
Questions about Islam?
If you have questions about Islam, here's a chance to ask. On Monday, April 23, two members of Minnesota's Muslim community will speak at the Alexandria Technical & Community College. Prior to that event, the Echo-Press will conduct a question and answer session with those speakers,...
April 18, 2018 - 2:54pm
April 12, 2018
Getting ready to plant
Never mind the snow. On Tuesday, April 17, Douglas County master gardeners will kick off a series aimed at the home gardener. Offered through University of Minnesota Extension, the classes will be offered for free without pre-registration from noon-1 p.m. at the Douglas County Library...
April 12, 2018 - 10:34am
Education for all: 'Squid School' provides swim lessons for all ages and all needs
Three years ago, Alexis Katterhagen couldn't float on her back, whether in a pool or in a lake. The 15-year-old, despite being attracted to...
April 12, 2018 - 6:32am
April 6, 2018
Fish fry St. John Nepomuk Church, a quarter mile west of Lake Reno in Pope County, will host an all-you-can-eat fish fry from 4-7 p.m. Friday,...
April 6, 2018 - 6:22pm
April 5, 2018
Taking life one sculpture at a time
It takes some men much of their lives to find their calling. Many never do. Ken Nyberg of Vining found his calling fairly early in life, nearly...
April 5, 2018 - 6:33am
April 1, 2018
Rummage sale benefits benevolent fund The Church of St. Mary's in Alexandria will accept donations for a Saturday, April 7, rummage sale at the gym. Proceeds go to the priest's benevolent fund, which meets the needs of community members such as fuel or food. Items can be dropped off...
April 1, 2018 - 9:55am
March 30, 2018
Easter vigil: Worshippers mark holy day with all-night prayer
Many years ago, Roma Thompson says, prayer saved the life of the man who would become her husband. At age 19, Tenner Thompson's leg began collapsing...
March 30, 2018 - 6:39am
March 23, 2018
Pancake breakfast Christina Lake Lutheran Church will host its third annual pancake and sausage breakfast and bake sale from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, March 31, at 22155 County Road 24 NW in Evansville. One of the organizers, Judy Anderson, said the breakfast will feature 100-percent...
March 23, 2018 - 3:27pm
March 22, 2018
Spice up your garden with red plants
Red is an energizing color to use in your garden pallet, and your plant choices go way beyond the ubiquitous rose and geranium. Scores of plants come in countless shades of red, and, well used, can create an eye-popping garden. Here are a few to consider when shopping for new plants...
March 22, 2018 - 12:44pm
March 17, 2018
History on 3rd Jesus's birth, death and resurrection will come to life again this year during History on 3rd as actors stage biblical scenes...
March 17, 2018 - 9:14am
March 15, 2018
Seeking Courageous Families: Local couple spreads mission of hosting children from Ukraine
Hosting four siblings from Ukraine in 2015 changed Alexandria couple Paul and Lisa Bowden's life — quite literally, as they went on to...
March 15, 2018 - 12:06pm
March 10, 2018
Simulcast focuses on Apostle Paul St. Luke's Church of Garfield will host a simulcast about the Apostle Paul in connection with the soon-to-be-released...
March 10, 2018 - 10:51am
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