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Translating the marks on our landscape
Law enforcement blotter: February 26, 2015
News Briefs: Fish house removal deadlines near
Merchants association plans to bring plants back to downtown
Change may come to invasive species decal law; resorts don’t like it
Girls basketball: Focuas shifts to playoffs after Cards wrap up share of CLC title
State wrestling: Osakis sends Trenton Coyer to semis
State wrestling: Neu, Olhausen fall to wrestlebacks
Sports schedule for Friday, February 27
Boys basketball: Chargers get another sign of progress with first playoff win since 2012
Music makes us whole
Peterson seeking entries for Congressional Art Competition
Super Bowl champ to perform worship concert
Strangers no longer
Photography exhibit to open in Evansville
Engaged - Barlage and Lukas
Births - Douglas County Hospital through February 15, 2015
Engaged - Koep and Highdale
Engaged - Wilson and Ostendorf
Engaged - Reed and Patterson
Wildlife of Douglas County: Pileated woodpecker
Giant crappie through the ice
DNR survey shows Minnesota’s moose population remains low
Nohre named MDHA region director
Aiming for success
LaVerne Weisgram, 93
Funeral - Wilbur Nelson, 93
Funeral - Margie Kleven, 59
Funeral - William Bjerkness, 45
Marvin Wolbersen, 76
It's Our Turn: Hockey fights are pointless
State should not tax business property and family cabins
Food shelf ‘match’ is a myth
Echo Press Editorial Board: Keep public notices public
Border-to-border high-speed Internet isn’t nice, it’s necessary
Corn and soybean growers feature on-farm water use
Area farmers invited to sign on to lawsuit
Let’s Get Growing workshop set
Local turkey farmers attend conference at State Capitol
Column: Using natives in your garden
Douglas County DAC gives honors
Alexandria Clinic receives diabetes recognition
A new way to get your replacement SSA-1099 online
Library offers free copies of tax forms
Kraus-Anderson recognized for work on high school
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
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 along the way. Throughout the day, they made handprint birds, used magnifying glasses to search the beach and identified animal tracks. They...
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,...
4-H / life
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...
4-H / life
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...
4-H / life
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, who grew up in Lake Mary Township near Alexandria, received the Park Region Echo-sponsored award in 1943 for having the Grand Champion 4-H...
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
June 15, 2011
How do 4-H and science relate to each other?
Science - the systematized knowledge derived from observation, study and experimentation carried on in order to determine the nature or principles of what is being studied. So how do 4-H - the largest youth development organization in the world - and science relate to each other? 4-H...
June 15, 2011 - 12:00am
May 25, 2011
4-H Rabbit Fun Show held
The annual Douglas County 4-H Rabbit Fun Show was held Sunday, May 1 at the Brandon Auditorium. The rabbit project is one of many animal science...
May 25, 2011 - 12:00am