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Princess Kay of the Milky Way crowned
Douglas County Hospital gets 'blue ribbon' for vaccination effort
Speaker: Officers are 'not normal; you're special'
Law enforcement blotter: Tuesday, August 23
Almost 1,000 gather in memory of slain 5-year-old Watkins girl
Sports schedule for Thursday, August 25
99 holes to celebrate 99 years
Fun meets a potential future in stock cars for many young go-kart drivers
Tweaks for progress: Shifted backfield, young line highlight B-E football
Following its headline year: Christensen steps in for Minnewaska football
Put the fun back in parenting
Walk raises awareness of congenital heart defects
AAHS students, alumni kick off Project 1440
Discovery Middle School hosts orientations, open house
Cunninghams win wing sauce contest
Births - through Aug. 12, 2016
Engaged - Dokken-McFann and Gran
Births - Aug. 3-8, 2016
Engaged - Benning and Notch
Engaged - Butler and Joswiak
DNR to close Mille Lacs walleye season next month
Stringer full of walleyes
Morken: What the numbers say about declining hunters and anglers
Work begins on statewide deer management plan
A big bass for Beau
William 'Bill' Bretz
Clara "Clair" A. Gustafson
Bernard "Bernie" V. Dulski
Arland E. Hirman
Roy A. Johnson
IN THE KNOW: Leadership Alexandria is unique blend with strong return
LETTER: All are born in spiritual darkness
From the archives - 1966: Six boxes of contest butter to be auctioned off at county fair
EDITORIAL: Small towns can have big problems
LETTER: The same old arguments against Christianity
Producers should consider available assistance
Monarchs, roadsides and the law
A century of family and faith
Kensington represented in Princess Kay of the Milky Way
Kalpin family recognized as 2016 U of M Farm Family
Chamber Ambassadors visit three local businesses
Celeste Edenloff returns to Echo Press
Dew Drop Inn changes ownership
Beach named editor of Echo Press
New rules implemented for telemarketers
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
May 16, 2014
Lind-Rite Precision wins Small Business Excellence Award
Lind-Rite Precision Company owners Dan Kotek and Marilyne Morisette were awarded a Small Business Excellence Award at the Minnesota Annual Small...
May 16, 2014 - 12:00am
May 9, 2014
Greiner nominated for two national awards
Michelle Greiner, co-founder and CEO of Elite Business Systems, LLC, a senior housing consulting firm in Kensington, was nominated for two national awards by Seniorhomes.com. She is a finalist in the category of Best Senior Living Industry Resources with a blog and a newsletter curated...
May 9, 2014 - 12:00am
May 2, 2014
Alexandria Industries is finalist for state ethics award
Alexandria Industries is a finalist for the 2014 Minnesota Business Ethics Award (MBEA). A steering committee for MBEA announced the finalists last week. Alexandria Industries is in the large company category, along with Marvin Windows and Doors of Warroad, and Restaurant Technologies...
May 2, 2014 - 12:00am
April 4, 2014
Liquor store manager honored for supporting Guard member
Renee Hesse, manager of Plaza Discount Liquors in Alexandria, was recently honored and presented the Patriot Award by Employer Support of the...
April 4, 2014 - 9:03am
March 28, 2014
Glenwood State Bank gets national spotlight
It’s honored for excellence in community banking
March 28, 2014 - 9:21am
LB Homes wins Community Impact Award
LB Homes of Fergus Falls was recently honored with the 2014 Community Impact Award from Aging Services of Minnesota for its Harmon Killebrew Hospice Day at Target Field event last year. The Community Impact Award recognizes an Aging Services of Minnesota member organization that...
March 28, 2014 - 12:00am
Bell State Bank and Trust wins impact award
Bell State Bank and Trust was named the winner of the 2014 Community Impact Awards presented by Minnesota Business Magazine. This honor celebrates companies and individuals with exceptional track records for giving back and making a positive community impact. Bell State Bank and...
March 28, 2014 - 12:00am
Ecumen receives national award for dementia care
The Ecumen Awakenings dementia care program used at Ecumen Bethany Community in Alexandria has received national recognition as the winner of the LeadingAge Excellence in Dementia Care Award. It was presented March 17 at the Great Minds Gala in Washington, D.C. LeadingAge is a national...
March 28, 2014 - 12:00am
March 7, 2014
Ecumen Bethany Community receives award
Award based on interviews with customers
March 7, 2014 - 12:00am
February 14, 2014
Lois Croonquist named 2013 HR Award of Excellence winner
The West Central Minnesota Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) recently awarded Lois Croonquist, finance and benefits manager at STAR Energy Services, with the ninth annual HR Professional Award of Excellence. The Award of Excellence recognizes HR professionals who have...
February 14, 2014 - 12:00am
February 7, 2014
Yellow Ribbon honor
Douglas County Commissioner Bev Bales was presented with a certificate of appreciation Tuesday for her service to the Beyond the Yellow Ribbon...
February 7, 2014 - 12:00am
January 31, 2014
Echo Press wins nine state awards
The Echo Press received nine awards in the Minnesota Newspaper Association’s (MNA) Better Newspaper Contest. Staff members from the newspaper...
January 31, 2014 - 12:00am
January 16, 2014
Operation Round Up grants awarded
Runestone Electric Association’s Operation Round Up has distributed more than $640,000 in grants to community-minded groups and organizations...
January 16, 2014 - 2:32pm
December 27, 2013
Association of Minnesota Counties announces 2013 service awards
Individuals from Douglas, Pope and Itasca counties were recently recognized with Association of Minnesota Counties’ (AMC) 2013 Outstanding Service Awards for exhibiting excellence, innovation and dedication to their work in county government. Bev Bales, Douglas County commissioner,...
December 27, 2013 - 8:26am
December 19, 2013
Local realtors honored with awards
At the recent ABR Realty National Convention, several local realtors received prestigious awards. Gerry Goblirsch, local broker for ABR Realty in Alexandria, received the 2013 Broker of the Year Award due to the growth of ABR Realty Alexandria during the past calendar year. Goblirsch...
December 19, 2013 - 9:53pm