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news, sports, life, milestones, outdoors, obituaries, opinion, country and business for Alexandria, Minnesota... [Read More]
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William "Berdell" Skogstad W. Berdell Skogstad, 92, of Hoffman, MN, died on December 4, 2018 at the Barrett Care Center. A Memorial Service was held... [Read More]
Virgil A. Warkenthien Aug. 31, 1926 - Dec. 4, 2018... [Read More]
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Santa Claus is coming to town. Are you ready? The Echo Press is once again hosting its annual "Santa Day," where kids can have their... [Read More]
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The Alexandria girls swimming and diving team went straight from the state meet into its season-ending awards banquet a few days later.The Cardinals capped off... [Read More]
A wild deer harvested in Houston County on Nov. 17 has been identified as presumptive positive for chronic wasting disease, the Department of Natural Resources... [Read More]
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Gwendolyn J. Haack Gwen Haack, age 86 of Hoffman, MN died peacefully at Vickie and Rick's home in Elk River, MN, on December 2, 2018,... [Read More]
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Another indication that the holiday season is upon us is coming in the form of the 20th annual Canadian Pacific's Holiday Train, which once again... [Read More]
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BOYS BASKETBALLAlexandria vs. Rocori, 7:15 p.m.Brandon-Evansville vs. Browerville, 7:30 p.m.Osakis vs. ACGC, 7 p.m.WCA at Battle Lake, 7:30 p.m.Parkers Prairie at Bertha-Hewitt, 7:15 p.m.Ashby vs.... [Read More]
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The former manager of the now-dissolved Ashby Farmers Cooperative Elevator will be on electronic monitoring pending further actions in a federal criminal case filed against... [Read More]
Several local groups received grants recently through the Alexandria Area Community Foundation, enabling them to provide protective equipment to law enforcement, build locker rooms and... [Read More]
1918, 100 years ago: The Rose City Creamery paid its patrons 65 cents a pound for September butterfat.Frank Lindgren of Spruce Hill shipped a cow... [Read More]
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Marcia Gae Schmitt was the one who opened the doors every morning at the Alexandria Senior Center. She was the one who got the coffee... [Read More]
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Another season that ended at the state meet for the Alexandria girls cross country program was honored as a Cardinal newcomer brought home the team's... [Read More]
Harlan W. Strand July 14, 1927 - Dec. 3, 2018 ALEXANDRIA, Minn. - Harlan W. Strand, 91, Alexandria, died Monday, Dec. 3, in Bethany On... [Read More]
It's Christmas time in the Lakes Area! The lights are lit and hopefully everyone has the Christmas spirit — it is a great time in... [Read More]
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State Sen. Bill Ingebrigtsen, R-Alexandria, will chair the Environment and Natural Resources Finance Committee again in 2019 and 2020.Minnesota Senate Republicans announced the selection Wednesday.Ingebrigtsen... [Read More]
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Alexandria's Grant Hanson was recently honored as the 2018 Public Facility Promoter of the Year among PGA Professionals in Minnesota, South Dakota and North Dakota.The... [Read More]
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The Brandon-Evansville volleyball team bounced back from a 12-16 season in 2017 to finish 20-7 this past fall, which meant there was plenty to honor... [Read More]
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The Alexandria boys swimming and diving team proved itself as one of the top teams in Class A a year ago after a fourth-place finish... [Read More]
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