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Almost 1,000 gather in memory of slain 5-year-old Watkins girl
New effort tries to draw more people into area
Students can earn credits, use release time at NCA
Ten school, city elections contested
Douglas County Fair deemed a success
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
WISSOTA racing returns to Douglas County Fair
Balancing act: Osakis tennis staggers lineup to begin fall
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
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
Youth day comes together
Arland E. Hirman
Bernard "Bernie" V. Dulski
Clara "Clair" A. Gustafson
Arland E. Hirman
LETTER: All are born in spiritual darkness
IN THE KNOW: Leadership Alexandria is unique blend with strong return
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
November 14, 2014
Class to give Christmas buying tips for eReaders
Just in time for the holiday buying season, the Douglas County Library in Alexandria will offer “So You Want to Buy an eReader for Christmas” on Monday, November 17 at 2 p.m. in the large library meeting room. No pre-registration is needed. The class will look at the different...
November 14, 2014 - 12:00am
October 24, 2014
Kids create monster slime at Library Lab
October 24, 2014 - 12:00am
April 30, 2014
Omhoefer to speak at county library Friends and Foundation meeting
The Douglas County Library Friends and Foundation annual meeting will take place on Wednesday, May 7 at 7 p.m. in the Douglas County Library...
April 30, 2014 - 12:00am
April 23, 2014
Library offers variety of services
As April is National County Government Month and features National Library Week, I thought I’d highlight the services that the Douglas County Library provides to county residents. The largest and most visible service at the library is a circulating collection of books, movies,...
April 23, 2014 - 12:00am
April 11, 2014
Donate food, waive library fines
To celebrate National Library Week, April 13-19, Douglas County Library patrons may donate food and have overdue fines reduced. Food will be accepted Monday through Saturday, April 14-19 and given to the Douglas County Food Shelf. Only unexpired, non-perishable boxed or canned food...
April 11, 2014 - 12:00am
February 21, 2014
New librarian ready to help at Douglas County Library
Librarians want nothing more than to help people. Kristin Woizeschke, the new reference and adult services librarian at the Douglas County...
February 21, 2014 - 12:00am
January 8, 2014
Toddler drive-in, storytimes planned at library
The Douglas County Library is hosting a Toddler Drive-In Movie event on Wednesday, January 22 at 10:30 a.m. This event is for children ages 1 to 4. Registration is required; call the library at (320) 762-3013. Storytime at the library will resume the week of February 4. Preschool...
January 8, 2014 - 1:09am
December 4, 2013
Santa to visit county library
The Douglas County Library will celebrate the holiday season with a visit from Santa Claus on Monday, December 9 from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Santa Claus will fly down from the North Pole to make a special stop at the library to visit all the boys and girls of Douglas County. This event...
December 4, 2013 - 8:10am
November 13, 2013
Melting glaciers featured in free film
A free showing of the Academy Award-nominated film Chasing Ice will be shown at the Douglas County Library in Alexandria on Thursday, November...
November 13, 2013 - 8:35am
October 18, 2013
Dave Simpkins featured at Friends of the Library event
Dave Simpkins will be featured in a presentation about Sinclair Lewis on Monday, October 21 at 4:30 p.m. in the meeting room at the Douglas County Library in Alexandria. The event is hosted by the Douglas County Friends of the Library in celebration of National Friends of the Library...
October 18, 2013 - 9:27am
New innovative book club model reaches Alexandria
Children’s Literature Network (CLN) is partnering with the Douglas County Library in Alexandria to launch the latest chapter in its innovative Chapter and Verse Book Club. The Chapter and Verse book clubs are a haven for adults who enjoy reading books written for children and...
October 18, 2013 - 9:26am
September 11, 2013
Discussion series to begin at Douglas County Library
The Great Decisions Foreign Policy discussion series will begin another season on Monday, September 23 at 7 p.m. at the Douglas County Library small meeting room in Alexandria. The first topic of discussion will be current affairs in Egypt. Following topics will be NATO, Myanmar,...
September 11, 2013 - 9:14am
June 21, 2013
Tech-savvy director leads library into future
Jake Odland is a smart, interesting, easy-going guy with a professional personality, the kind of person who creates a welcoming atmosphere. That...
June 21, 2013 - 12:00am
June 19, 2013
Douglas County Library offers e-reader classes
The Douglas County Library in Alexandria will hold introduction to library e-books and downloadable audiobooks classes June 25-27. All area residents are invited to attend. The classes will be divided by device. A Kindle-specific class will be held Tuesday, June 25. A Nook-specific...
June 19, 2013 - 12:00am
June 14, 2013
New library director welcomed
The Douglas County Library Friends and Foundations will host a meet and greet reception for the new Douglas County Library director, Jake Odland, on Tuesday, June 18 from 2 to 4 p.m. at the library in Alexandria. The library is located at 720 Fillmore Street in the Douglas County...
June 14, 2013 - 12:00am