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Final lesson for grads: Don't drink and drive
Another day, another missed Minnesota legislative deadline
A 'Good' run for retiring early childhood program coordinator
Bumpy drive over tracks to get smoother
Bipartisan work gives greater Minnesota legislative success
Softball: Lakers fall in second round, face long road to championship
Softball: WCA wins 6A first round matchup
Boys tennis: Cards' season ends in individual tournament
Softball: Chargers cruise past Owls in playoff opener
Girls track and field: Cards capture CLC title
Bus tour visits Arboretum
Christian singer returns to Alex area
Car Care Program names volunteer of the year
Dance benefits shoeless Ugandan children
Outdoor religious drama ends May 25
Engaged - Schmidt and Murray
Engaged - Harstad and Engebretson
Wedding - Von Bank and Hoelscher
Wedding - Skudlarek and Oestreich
Births - March 31, 2017
Morken: Becoming a better bow hunter
Nice bass for Maeyaert
Fee increases added to final environment bill
Morken: Still time to fill that tag as toms continue to sound off
Minnesota opener: Slow going on Reno Saturday morning
Richard "Dick" H. Hodgson
Marion G. Bauer
Lee Howard Urness
Gilbert G. Poepping
It's Our Turn: An astonishing blur of technology
Echo Press editorial: Who will pay for clean water?
Observations from the Archives: 2007: Freedom to Breathe Act bans public indoor smoking
Guest editorial: More urban-rural unity needed
Letter: Putting God in a box
4-H trains youth as camp counselors
4-H'ers take the stage
Master gardeners plant sale coming up
Crabgrass prevention in your home lawn
Gardening Brown Bag series offered
Groundbreaking next week on mental health facility
On the Street
New Aagard program provides tool cabinets for employees
Chamber introduces new networking event
ATCC Foundation holds scholarship recognition event
hires and promotions
On The Street
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
July 11, 2012
4-H day camp a success
Campers discovered the world of animals at a 4-H day camp on June 27. As they learned about animals, day campers explored nature and had fun...
July 11, 2012 - 12:00am
July 6, 2012
4-H State Project Bowl results
Four teams from Douglas County 4-H participated in the Minnesota 4-H State Project Bowl event held in Foley on April 21. There are five Regional...
July 6, 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 20, 2012
Donation helps Douglas County 4-H make improvements
With an estimated 9 billion mouths to feed by 2050, the challenge of feeding the world will one day belong to America's youth.
June 20, 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
May 23, 2012
A trip down memory lane
Donald Hiebel of Bloomington recently took a trip down memory lane when he came across a silver platter he had tucked away for years. Hiebel,...
May 23, 2012 - 12:00am
May 9, 2012
4-H members compete in Regional Project Bowls
Can you name a breed of rabbit that has a compact body type? Do you know where Berkshire swine originated? What is colic? What is a ruminant...
May 9, 2012 - 12:00am
April 4, 2012
Extension offers 4-H judges training
Positive youth development is the goal of 4-H, the youth organization of the University of Minnesota Extension. 4-H youth select projects, establish goals, and complete exhibits to achieve or highlight their goals. These exhibits are evaluated by trained, caring adults during county...
April 4, 2012 - 12:00am
February 29, 2012
Local 4-H members compete in national poultry, egg conference
The 2011 National Poultry Bowl and Egg Conference was held November 16-17 at the Kentucky Fair and Exposition Center in Louisville, Kentucky. The...
February 29, 2012 - 12:00am
August 10, 2011
4-H'ers earn honors in food review and demonstration project areas
Douglas County 4-H'ers in the Food Review and Demonstrations project areas had their projects judged on Friday, July 15. Food Review and Demonstrations...
August 10, 2011 - 12:00am
July 6, 2011
4-H'ers go 'Sky High' at recent camp
Ninety youth from 12 counties attended the annual 4-H camp recently. This year's theme was "Sky High." Activities included rock climbing, underwater...
July 6, 2011 - 12:00am