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Aerodynamic stunts fill Lifestyles Expo
Law enforcement blotter: March 31, 2015
High Fire Danger Today
Minnesotans in oil train ‘danger zones’ urged to prepare
For the record
Peewee A team takes third at state
Sports roundup from Tuesday, March 31
Laker boys track and field has numbers
Loaded and ready for a repeat
Osakis boys golf team returns young nucleus
Another trip to state? That’s great!
Community Education offers spring classes
Parkers Prairie still working on pool funds; $700,000 of 1.8 million raised
Figure skaters ‘ignite’ the ice
Kids’ Easter celebration to be held in Evansville
Engaged - Wesen and Sczepanski
Births - Douglas County Hospital through March 24
Engaged - Hoeper - Erickson
Engaged - Carlson and Auran
Engaged - Lee and Mairs
Wildlife of Douglas County: Sharp-shinned hawk
Governor Dayton calls for stricter poaching laws
Cards’ program continues to grow
Five generations of carvers
Wildlife of Douglas County: Northern shrike
Karen Lenz, 69
Mary Peterson, 69
Verlyn Phipps, 85
Maycel Clark, 89
Gerald L. Robinson, 82
Readers debate: Should Alexandria allow food trucks in city limits?
Observations from the archives, 1990: Unpaid parking fines mean prosecution
Food trucks: great for time-crunched workers
Have we reaped what we have sown?
Discussion continues on buffer strips
Color and texture in shady spots
Apply for master gardeners scholarship
Farmers: Stay informed!
There are benefits to ‘growing up’
Spring issues topic of meeting in Glenwood
GRAIFA bands together for Someplace Safe
County hospital named Blue Distinction Center+
Ecumen Bethany Community named a best workplace
ATCC, Felling trailers get grant for job training
Scholarship offered to individual in a health-related field
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
Alexandria Echo Press
February 4, 2015
Echo Press hauls home industry accolades
Staff wins 14 awards in Minnesota newspaper contest
February 4, 2015 - 12:00am
January 16, 2015
Jody Hanson promoted within Lakes Newspaper Group
Longtime newspaper manager Jody Hanson, publisher of the Alexandria Echo Press, has been promoted within Forum Communications Company’s (FCC) Lakes Newspaper Group, company officials have announced. Hanson was named the new group publisher of the entire Lakes Newspaper Group, meaning...
January 16, 2015 - 9:45pm
January 9, 2015
Calling all bachelors!
Last Valentine’s Day, we showcased 10 local gentlemen who were looking for love. After hearing the positive feedback and listening to the buzz of a possible part two, we have decided to bring back the Bachelors of Douglas County for 2015. This could be the chance to help that...
January 9, 2015 - 12:00am
April 25, 2014
Bitzan named editor of the Echo Press
Tara Bitzan has been named editor of the Echo Press. Bitzan is a 23-year veteran of the Echo Press newsroom, noted Echo Press Publisher Jody Hanson in making the announcement. Former editor Al Edenloff was named the News and Opinion Page editor. He, too, is a long-time employee,...
business / Hires and Promotions
April 25, 2014 - 12:00am
February 7, 2014
Ladies: Are you single in Douglas County?
By Annie Harman and Jessica Sly email@example.com Let’s paint a picture. It’s Friday night, you’ve already finished your microwave dinner and have begun your never-ending channel surfing. You probably have an electric blanket turned up, and your only cuddle companion...
February 7, 2014 - 12:00am
January 31, 2014
Echo Press wins nine state awards
The Echo Press received nine awards in the Minnesota Newspaper Association’s (MNA) Better Newspaper Contest. Staff members from the newspaper picked up the awards at the MNA’s annual convention in Bloomington last Thursday. Here are the awards the Echo Press received: • Advertising...
business / awards
January 31, 2014 - 12:00am
December 19, 2013
Echo Press event helps food shelf; Santa letters are in today’s newspaper
December 19, 2013 - 10:01pm
December 12, 2013
New reporter hired for Echo Press, Review
Annie Harman is the new reporter for the Echo Press and Osakis Review newspapers. She joined the staff December 2. Harman grew up in Detroit Lakes and graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire in 2012 where she earned a Bachelor of Arts in print journalism and history. Harman...
business / Hires and Promotions
December 12, 2013 - 10:01pm