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Law Enforcement Blotter: Tuesday, August 15
MN Muslim group calling for hate crime charge after man accused of throwing a pig's foot at Somali-American
Douglas County Outstanding Seniors: Pickles, bowling and much more
High water prompts no wake zones on 15 lakes
Vintage bike ride rescheduled
Minnewaska Golf Club: Peters, Verkinderen hit holes-in-one in the same group
Eagles Horseshoe Standings
Alex 11U baseball team takes home state title
Atkinson wins Race for the Fallen Lineman at Viking
Alexandria Horseshoe League singles tournament results
Photo of the Week
Vacation transformation at Good Shepherd Church
Alexandria's Enterprise plays courthouse concert
Faith Happenings: Running legend to speak at Faith @ Work Lunch
Engaged - Sharp and Kasper
Morken: Habitat key to curbing coyotes' effect on fawns
DNR report: Fewer small game hunters buy licenses in 2016
Morken: Death of Bosek hits hard for many
Plenty of deer harvest opportunities locally
DNR sees illegal use of hydraulic jets on more local waters
Jennifer R. Lorenz-Billings
Richard Henry Tomford
Sylvia O. Johnson
James F. Chan
Echo Press Editorial: Blank page speaks volumes
Observations from the Archives: 1967: Fair features racing ostrich-pulled carts
Commentary: City doesn't have right to ban new wells
In the Know: Pay attention to city, county budgets
Letter: What advice did Trump give Boy Scouts?
There's still time to plant veggies
Haying and grazing OK on some Conservation Reserve land
Millerville gets hands-on with butter
Tractors to parade down 36 mile memory lane
Douglas County 4-H campers
Grant helps Glenwood with downtown facelift
Leadership change at Runestone Museum
Schwan's announces acquisitions as frozen food company beefs up its pizza business
Aagard expands to pull all workers into one building
A new place for ink opens in Alexandria
hires and promotions
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May 25, 2016
IN THE KNOW: Plenty to do here at any age
Summer is coming and what is there to do in this town? I can hear myself asking that question many years ago. Fast forward to the summer of 2016. It doesn’t really matter if you are a visitor or a resident, the activities available in our area are amazing. I started with the “Events”...
May 25, 2016 - 12:00am
July 26, 2013
On the move
Active Living Douglas County (ALDC) recently celebrated five years of progress.
July 26, 2013 - 12:00am
May 22, 2013
Putting physical skills to the test
Students in District 206 elementary grades 4-6 recently put their physical skills to the test during the district's Track and Field Days May...
May 22, 2013 - 12:00am
March 8, 2013
Calendar - Church Events
Free breakfast Saturday, March 9: The United Methodist Church, 2210 East 6th Avenue, Alexandria, will offer a free breakfast from 9 to 10 a.m. For a ride or more information, call (320) 763-4624. Beef dinner Sunday, March 10: The Catholic United Financial Council is hosting a...
March 8, 2013 - 12:00am
December 19, 2012
State park winter activities planned
Lake Carlos State Park will offer multiple nature programs throughout the month of January. Following is a list of events. For more information on any of them, visit www.dnr.state.mn.us/events or call (320) 852-7200. Tuesday, January 1 1 to 4 p.m. First day hike: Meet at Lake...
December 19, 2012 - 12:00am
December 12, 2012
Candlelight winter activities planned
Two candlelight ski, snowshoe and hiking events are scheduled to take place at Lake Carlos State Park this winter, according to the Department of Natural Resources (DNR). The events are planned for Saturdays, January 19 and February 23 from 6 to 9 p.m. The family-friendly events...
December 12, 2012 - 12:00am
August 22, 2012
Douglas County Library activities planned
It's the dog days of summer, but not at the library. School is right around the corner, but there are still a few activities to look forward to at the Douglas County Library. On Tuesday, August 28 from 5:30 to 7 p.m., the library will offer ice cream and a back-to-school craft....
August 22, 2012 - 12:00am
January 13, 2012
Winter activities planned at Lake Carlos State Park
On Saturday, January 21, Lake Carlos State Park will offer two opportunities for visitors to participate in winter activities. At 10 a.m., discover the fun and fundamentals of cross-country skiing. Bring your own skis or rent from a local vendor. The two-hour class will include basic...
January 13, 2012 - 12:00am
August 11, 2010
Cardinal activity pass available
District 206 students in grades 9-12 have an opportunity to purchase a Cardinal Nation T-shirt and a photo ID activity pass for $35 that will admit them to all regular season home events and concerts during the 2010-11 school year. This is a significant savings over the course...
August 11, 2010 - 12:00am
November 14, 2008
Balloons, salutes, music, Veterans Day
Veterans throughout the nation - and right here in Douglas County - were honored with many different kinds of ceremonies on Tuesday, Veterans...
November 14, 2008 - 12:00am