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Update: Downpour causes flooding but minimal damage
UPDATE: Drowning victim was a boat mechanic with 'a huge heart'
Motorcycle run to raise awareness of mental illness
Law enforcement blotter: Friday, August 26 through Sunday, August 28
Man arrested after shots fired at Spicer Zorbaz
Girls tennis: Landmark wins fuel Cards' undefeated start
Viking Speedway: Thoennes holds off Zach Johnson as curfew ends things early
Volleyball: Osakis goes 2-2 at Albany Tournament
Sports schedule for Saturday, August 27
Girls tennis: Osakis ties for seventh at Delano tourney
Underwater Art: Decoys on display in Evansville
Robby Vee finishes out summer concert series
Harper's Chord comes to Carlos Creek Winery
Alpha Course teaches basics of faith
Strive to be a foundation for others
Births - Aug. 26, 2016
Engaged - Hanson and Lund
Births - through Aug. 12, 2016
Engaged - Dokken-McFann and Gran
Births - Aug. 3-8, 2016
Youth Day draws a huge crowd again
DNR to close Mille Lacs walleye season next month
Morken: What the numbers say about declining hunters and anglers
Stringer full of walleyes
Work begins on statewide deer management plan
Myrtle Annette McKay
Carol J. Hansen
William 'Bill' Bretz
COMMENTARY: What they're fighting over
COMMENTARY: Clean Power Plan will penalize Minnesota
IT'S OUR TURN: Recalling the dawn of the digital age; facing its challenges
EDITORIAL: Long wait for mental health care must be fixed
IN THE KNOW: Leadership Alexandria is unique blend with strong return
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
MMFCU concludes 60 Days of Giving campaign
Community solar program shining for REA
Chamber Ambassadors visit three local businesses
Celeste Edenloff returns to Echo Press
Dew Drop Inn changes ownership
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
May 18, 2016
Seeking students for 4-H Speaking Up for Animal Agriculture
College students with an interest in serving as spokespersons for animal agriculture are urged to apply for the position of Minnesota State Fair 4-H Animal Science Speaking Up for Animal Agriculture Peer Mentor. Six positions are available. This program is sponsored by Minnesota 4-H...
May 18, 2016 - 12:00am
September 2, 2015
4-H food stand serves local beef
Meat provided by Growers Association
September 2, 2015 - 12:00am
August 5, 2015
Come to the Douglas County Fair
The Douglas County Fair will be here before you know it. The gates open at 8 a.m. on Thursday, August 20, beginning with varied 4-H activities (exhibit buildings open at 10 a.m.). If you are an avid gardener and grow fruits and vegetables, why not consider entering some of your garden...
August 5, 2015 - 12:00am
May 27, 2015
4-H student doesn’t let bird ban bring her down
Imagine being a 4-H student who has poured months of hard work into your project but then you’re suddenly told you won’t get the opportunity...
May 27, 2015 - 12:00am
4-H food stand served locally grown food at the Douglas County Fair
Things were a little bit different this year at the Douglas County Fair 4-H food stand. When ordering meals containing beef, customers were...
August 27, 2014 - 12:00am
October 17, 2012
Douglas County 4-H'ers compete at state horse and dog show
Fall is a busy time for Douglas County 4-H'ers as they complete the 4-H year by competing at state events.
October 17, 2012 - 12:00am
October 10, 2012
Youth celebrated during National 4-H Week October 7-13
October 7-13 is National 4-H Week, and Douglas County is celebrating the 4-H youth who make an impact on the community and are stepping up to the challenges of a complex and changing world. On Saturday, October 13 from 8 a.m. to noon at the St.
October 10, 2012 - 12:00am
August 8, 2012
Fashion Review, Clothing and Textiles, Performing Arts 4-H winners announced
The 2012 Douglas County 4-H Clothing and Textiles Day and Fashion Review were held on July 26 at Discovery Middle School in Alexandria. 4-H...
August 8, 2012 - 12:00am
August 1, 2012
Judging day held for 4-H Food Review, Demonstrations projects
Judging day for Douglas County 4-H'ers in the Food Review and Demonstrations project areas was held Monday, July 16. Food Review and Demonstrations are both public presentations where youth develop self-confidence, express their ideas clearly, acquire subject matter knowledge and...
August 1, 2012 - 12:00am
July 25, 2012
Campers experience 'creepy crawlies' at 4-H Day Camp
Campers discovered the world of critters and bugs at a recent 4-H Day Camp on July 18. Rain caused the location to move from Park Osagi on Lake...
July 25, 2012 - 12:00am
More than 100 youth attend 4-H camp
One hundred and one youth from 12 counties attended the annual 4-H camp held at the University of Minnesota Morris, June 19-21. This was an increase...
July 25, 2012 - 12:00am
July 13, 2012
4-H'ers take to the turf
On July 28, 4-H invites the public to join them in cheering on the Alexandria Beetles' baseball team. Big Stone, Douglas, Grant, Lac qui Parle, Pope and Stevens counties 4-H'ers will be invited to the game. 4-H will provide games and prizes for children before the game begins and...
July 13, 2012 - 12:00am
June 27, 2012
'Troopers' take pride in community
Lake Mary Troopers 4-H Club participated in a community pride project at Nordic Meadow Apartments complex, for young adults with disabilities,...
June 27, 2012 - 12:00am
June 13, 2012
4-H summer day camps scheduled
This year, four 4-H day camps are scheduled for kids who have completed grades K-4. * June 27: Animal Crackers - Alexandria City Park. Learn about different animals with scales, wings and everything in between. * July 18: Critters and Bugs - Lake Osagi Park, Osakis. Learn about...
June 13, 2012 - 12:00am
4-H members 'Share the Fun'
4-H members from Douglas County participated in the annual Share-the-Fun program at Osakis Public Schools Auditorium on Sunday, April 15. The Douglas County 4-H Share-the-Fun program is a talent and skit event involving all ages of youth ages kindergarten through one year post high...
June 13, 2012 - 12:00am