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'Everything was a mess:' Kensington turkey farm cleaning up after storm
Be prepared: Marching bands are coming
Raising sheep for a cure to Huntington's disease
Concerned citizens organize to stop B-E school vote
After budget veto, Minnesota Senate plans to shut down in July; House in September
Girls Basketball: Lange completes the climb to varsity
Boys Basketball: Hintermeister set for head coaching job
Hundreds gather at Fireman's Field for celebration night in Carlos
Alexandria trap team sends squad to state
Legion Baseball: Post 188 tops Osakis at home
'Martin Luther' visits Alexandria church camp
Expanding Outreach: Food Shelf celebrates expansion
Schjei Country to perform at West Moe Church
Alexandria actors play key roles in Barrett play
Sweetland runs this week at Theatre L'Homme Dieu
Engaged - Strater and Lambert
Engaged - Bruzik and Johnson
Engaged - Fogelson and Gibbons
Engaged - Teichert and Kelly
Engaged - Schmidt and Murray
Courrier lands nice bass
Big fish highlight third Douglas County Bowfishing Challenge
Mike Frisch: Finding June walleyes
Walleye bite picks up on some area lakes
Osakis walleye tourney set for this weekend
Janice "Jan" Larsen
Timothy J. Olson
Orville Arnold Botner
Lorraine Van Santen
Mary Anna Louise Swenson
It's Our Turn: A life without my mom
Commentary: Water wells are safe
Editorial: Newspapers still top choice for news
In the Know: Help available for businesses
Observations from the Archives: 1992: Eurasian milfoil appears in Lake Oscar
4-H announces K-3 summer camps
Master gardener shares cold-hardy plant information
Many options for shade plants
Extension service helps with pressure canning
What's going on with the evergreens??
Chamber holds 26th annual golf tournament
Tolkkinen joins Echo Press staff
JCI Minnesota looking for outstanding young Minnesotans
Lake Carlos Marina under new ownership
Vaagenes receives hospital award
hires and promotions
On The Street
November 4, 2015
Douglas County Library announces new services
This fall, the Douglas County Library is excited to offer a number of new services and resources to our patrons. The three exciting offerings listed below are but a small taste of what we have to offer at the library. Future columns will give a more in-depth look at these and other...
November 4, 2015 - 12:00am
May 13, 2015
Safe food sampling workshop offered
Vendors and food demonstrators are invited to learn how to offer food samples at the “Safe Food Sampling at Farmers’ Markets” workshop on Tuesday, May 19 from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Douglas County Library in Alexandria. Suzanne Driessen, University of Minnesota Extension food...
May 13, 2015 - 12:00am
April 29, 2015
125 hours, one little library
Walking around the residential area of Alexandria, it’s not uncommon to stumble upon what appears to be a birdhouse full of books. Don’t...
April 29, 2015 - 12:00am
April 22, 2015
Douglas County Library Friends and Foundation to host annual meeting
The Douglas County Library Friends and Foundation annual meeting will be held on Saturday, May 2 at 10 a.m. in the Douglas County Library meeting room in Alexandria. The program will feature a presentation by the authors of The Big Ole Legend, Julie Zuehlke and Marge Van Gorp. They...
April 22, 2015 - 12:00am
March 18, 2015
Photo presentation will ‘salute the Civil War’
The public is invited to delve into Minnesota Civil War history with photographer Doug Ohman on Thursday, March 26 at 2 p.m. at the Douglas County Library, 720 Fillmore Street, Alexandria. In his presentation, “Saluting the Civil War,” Ohman will share photography and stories...
March 18, 2015 - 12:00am
March 4, 2015
County library is a resource and a treasure
A public library is a community resource and treasure that each person views differently, depending on how they wish to use the library. For me, one of the main goals of the library is to help people obtain the information that they best need to live their lives. For generations...
March 4, 2015 - 12:00am
February 25, 2015
A lifetime of literary contributions
Joan Larson of Alexandria “retired” from a volunteer position with the Douglas County Library Friends and Foundation Board last June. Fortunately,...
February 25, 2015 - 12:00am
January 28, 2015
Library goes Llama Llama wild
Douglas County Library in Alexandria will present Llama Llama Red Pajama on Saturday, January 31 at 10:30 a.m. The Llama Llama character from Anna Dewdney’s book series will visit the library. Along with a storytime and crafts, families will be able to meet Llama Llama and get...
January 28, 2015 - 12:00am
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