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Driver who fled Alexandria police faces five charges
Law enforcement blotter: September 1, 2015
Community conversation for all learners offered
Unoccupied homes burglarized in county
Out and About: Home Tour
Brainerd handles Alexandria 5-1
Sports roundup from Tuesday, September 1
Bulldogs run past Osakis in second half
Cardinals split at home tennis invite against Foley, Monticello
Parkers Prairie football: Panthers 2-0 in first year all their own
Local Boy Scouts, plumbers work together
Awareness walk targets congenital heart defects
High school students named 2015 AP Scholars
Law enforcement scholarships available
Ask a Trooper: Can I leave pets in a running car?
Engaged - Haugen and Jones
Births - Douglas County Hospital births through August 26
Births - Douglas County Hospital through August 18, 2015
Wedding - Olson and Baker
Engaged - Kludt and Vickerman
Youth Outdoor Activity Day: More than they could imagine
Hummingbird presentation coming to Alexandria
Youth Outdoor Activity Day returning August 30
Time to shine
Hannah Cobler, 15
Richard Johnson, 66
Myron Ostlund, 85
Janice Karger, 68
Allen Peterson, 89
Echo Press Editorial: Parking lot ‘nightmare’ gone at post office
Observations from the archives, 1990: “Good morning, America” by ATC students broadcast nationwide
In the Know: Tragic death of a family member leads to other lives being saved
Max J. Beilke VA outpatient clinic is real blessing
School lunches should limit meats, offer more plant-based foods
4-H food stand serves local beef
Turkey industry, avian influenza recovery featured at state fair
Fall planted bulbs for spring blooms
State grants help fund live-stock im-provements
Rebates available to farms, handlers
Douglas Machine Foundation awards grant to DCCCP
JLG Architects named to Circle of Excellence
Bernick Family Foundation to award $150,000
Storage units available in Forada
Dust Busters relocates to Forada
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
November 14, 2012
Wanted: A child to love
Jim and Bonnilynn Tungseth of Alexandria are sure they are going to make great parents. They're just not sure when that will happen. The Tungseths...
November 14, 2012 - 12:00am
September 19, 2012
My belly, their baby
Sam's oven no longer worked. But she needed somewhere to put her bun. That's where Amanda Dahmes came in. "I have something that was taken...
September 19, 2012 - 12:00am
July 29, 2012
Expanded adoption tax credit still available for extension filers
If you adopted a child last year and requested an extension of time to file your 2011 taxes, you may be able to claim the expanded adoption credit on your federal tax return. The Affordable Care Act temporarily increased the amount of the credit and made it refundable, which means...
July 29, 2012 - 2:43pm
April 7, 2012
Lutheran Social Service seeks adoptive parents
Lutheran Social Service of Minnesota Adoption will hold a meeting for the public to learn more about the opportunities and changes in adoption. Participants will discover the tools and support for families who would like a flexible, proactive adoption process, and learn how LSS can...
News / region
April 7, 2012 - 12:07pm
December 4, 2010
Legislation will allow siblings up to age 18 to remain together in international adoptions
U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar announced this week that her legislation, the International Adoption Simplification Act, has been signed into law by President Obama. The bipartisan legislation, introduced by Klobuchar and cosponsored by Senators James Inhofe (R-OK) and Mary Landrieu (D-LA),...
December 4, 2010 - 10:21am
August 14, 2010
Bill aims to improve adoption process
U.S. Senators Amy Klobuchar (D-MN), Mary Landrieu (D-LA), Sam Brownback (R-KS), and Tim Johnson (D-SD) have introduced legislation to strengthen pre- and post-adoption support services for American adoptive families. The Supporting Adoptive Families Act would develop and expand training...
August 14, 2010 - 2:16pm
February 9, 2010
Families in Perham, Battle Lake adopt children from Haiti
Of the thousands of stories of heroism, charity and humanity surfacing after the Haiti earthquake, three of them trace all the way back to East...
News / region
February 9, 2010 - 11:05am
January 2, 2010
Detroit Lakes family adopts 'miracle' baby
One person's greatest sacrifice can be another's greatest gift. Adoption. After several years of trying to start a family on their own, Jeff...
News / region
January 2, 2010 - 10:32am
November 11, 2009
Good Thunder Returning
It was the most heart-wrenching, agonizing decision Sheri Ocampo ever had to make. More than three decades later, it brought her an unexpected...
November 11, 2009 - 12:00am
September 2, 2009
A family gives back
Bringing a child into the world gives most people a sense of peace. For the Giesler family of Villard, their fifth child opened their hearts...
September 2, 2009 - 12:00am
May 29, 2009
An unexpected family
Karen and Mark Meuwissen's family didn't turn out exactly as they planned. But the Alexandria couple learned that some of the best things in...
May 29, 2009 - 12:00am