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Cards and games bring seniors together
Magic, wonder and faith at Church for the Harvest
New method for funding nursing homes?
Brady says he's moving on from distractions
Sports schedule for Monday, January 26
NFL, YouTube announce partnership
Jets adding Hogan, Heimerdinger to front office
Sports roundup from Saturday, January 24
Speaker to share about weight loss journey
Harper’s Chord to perform at Carlos Creek
Tribute band plays at upcoming Alexandria Marching Band fundraiser
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Where are they now?
Engaged - Wilts and Hedstrom
Births - Douglas County Hospital through January 12, 2015
Births - Douglas County Hospital through January 3, 2015
Engaged - Pavek and Jossart
Births - Douglas County Hospital through December 28, 2014
Wildlife of Douglas County: Fisher
Dayton proposes expanded buffer zones along Minnesota waters
Wildlife of Douglas County: Short-tailed weasel
Ready for a challenge?
Buck bagged in Wyoming
Ruby Benson, 73
Allan Altnow, 87
LaVaun Schoeck, 84
Helen Howie, 88
Service - Ruby Benson, 73
Letter: Can’t afford pro sports
Letter: Quotes can shed light on disputes
Letter: Practicing good hygiene habits is important during cold, flu season
It's Our Turn: Twins take refreshing approach at caravan stop
Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down: Views by the Echo Press
2014 Farm Bill crops education seminars offered
Minnesota Grown Directory seeks new members
Funding secured for water quality initiative
Potato growers invited to hearing on check-off fees January 23
Winter garden college planned
Jody Hanson promoted within Lakes Newspaper Group
JCPenney reports good, bad news
Alexandria Industries CEO outlines keys to company’s success
Alexandria Clinic lab earns accreditation
Operation Round Up grants announced
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
March 21, 2013
BBB issues alert over timeshare resort company
The Better Business Bureau of Minnesota and North Dakota (BBB) is issuing a nationwide alert in regard to Platinum Resort Services, a company which claims to offer services to those interested in buying, selling or renting resort and timeshare properties. The company, which has been...
March 21, 2013 - 2:46pm
March 19, 2013
BBB warns of fake auto dealer websites
The Better Business Bureau of Minnesota and North Dakota (BBB) is urging consumers considering an online car purchase to be extra cautious following three recent incidents involving bogus auto dealer websites, each claiming to be located in North Dakota. This scheme was first brought...
March 19, 2013 - 11:10am
September 7, 2012
Travel alert: Highway 55 between Lowry, Farwell closes because of crash
Highway 55 between Lowry and Farwell is closed because of a semi rollover, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT), which issued an alert at 3:19 p.m. today. MnDOT and the State Patrol are detouring traffic around the crash site. The highway is expected to...
September 7, 2012 - 3:25pm
November 8, 2011
First nationwide test of Emergency Alert System to take place tomorrow
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), in cooperation with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), will conduct the first nationwide test of the Emergency Alert System...
November 8, 2011 - 7:34am
December 22, 2009
Travel alert: Douglas County faces snowstorm warning; 20 or more inches possible
You may want to reconsider your holiday travel plans. The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning for Douglas County and seven other counties in the region starting early Christmas Eve morning and continuing through this Saturday. A significant storm system is...
December 22, 2009 - 4:46pm
Severe Weather Awareness Week: Plan ahead to survive tornadoes
Ah, springtime in Minnesota - that period between snowstorms and thunderstorms. While the beauty of the season outweighs the dangers, weather experts say now is the time to be aware of and prepare for the severe weather that affects the state each year. Severe Weather Awareness...
April 22, 2009 - 12:00am
March 31, 2009
MnDOT: Don't travel on I-94 between Alexandria and Moorhead
Due to deteriorating conditions, the Minnesota Department of Transportation and Minnesota State Patrol strongly advise no travel on Interstate 94 between Alexandria and Moorhead and Highway 10 between Moorhead and Detroit Lakes. A no travel advisory was issued earlier today for west...
March 31, 2009 - 2:31pm
No travel advised in area
The Minnesota Department of Transportation strongly advises no travel in the west central Minnesota counties of Becker, Big Stone, Clay, Douglas, Grant, Mahnomen, Otter Tail, Pope, Stevens, Swift, Traverse and Wilkin. Extremely heavy snowfall is currently causing dangerous driving...
March 31, 2009 - 10:46am
February 24, 2009
Consumer advisory issued over hash browns
The Minnesota Department of Agriculture has issued a consumer advisory for certain refrigerated potato products. Testing conducted by the MDA laboratory discovered a sample of "Simply Potatoes Southwest Style Hash Browns" containing Listeria monocytogenes bacteria. The affected...
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February 24, 2009 - 2:57pm