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Taking the plunge for Special Olympics (updated with more video)
Law enforcement blotter: March 3, 2015
Dive team called to Lake Andrew
Out and About: Someplace Safe Vintage Tea
From the Bench: What does it mean to be on probation?
Osakis’ season ends at Sauk Centre
Season ends for Ashby Arrow boys
Battle Lake ends Chargers’ season
Loss ends Ashby girls regular season
Knights go 1-2 as team at state
Two local Scouts earn Eagle award
Runestone Museum makes New York Times Magazine
Alexandria teams rank high at Tri-College Math Contest
ATCC students dominate at competition
County library is a resource and a treasure
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
Funeral - Nelorie Moberg, 85
Funeral - Gene Jorgenson, 90
Celebration of Life Service - Robert Sinotte, 71
Funeral - Wilbur Nelson, 93
Funeral - Margie Kleven, 59
Echo Press Editorial: Increased LGA is wise investment in rural cities
Column: Observations from the archives, 1965: Loneliest man advertises for a wife
In the Know: Thank you, farewell and parting thoughts
Gross misdemeanor needed as third option for careless driving
Very thankful for our local medical community
Crop disaster assistance deadline approaches
State Fair accepting Century Farm applications
Submit your specialty crop grant proposals
Organic farm transition support returns for 2015
Conservation Stewardship Program deadline extended
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
Dive team called to Lake Andrew
September 3, 2014
A lifetime of love
“We met at a ballroom down in Marshall, Minnesota at a dance,” Dan Kruse of Alexandria recalled. “I asked her for a date and she accepted. We’ve been going ever since, I guess.” That was 75 years ago. Dan later asked this girl to marry him. They’ll be celebrating their...
life / features
September 3, 2014 - 12:00am
On the Street - Dilley Zimny Insurance
The team members at Dilley Zimny Insurance recently congratulated Ann Koep on her 30th anniversary at the agency. Koep works with clients to establish and monitor home, auto, life, health and group benefit plans. Dilley Zimny Insurance is a locally owned agency operating in the Alexandria...
business / On The Street
September 3, 2013 - 11:08am
August 16, 2013
Find fun at the fair
Pick your fun: rides, games, 4-H exhibits, corn dogs, races or just strolling down the midway. It's Douglas County Fair time! This year's fair...
August 16, 2013 - 12:00am
June 5, 2013
Community Memorial Home celebrates 50th anniversary Sunday
It's been 50 years since Community Memorial Home opened in Osakis and this weekend, the community is invited to celebrate the community-owned, not-for-profit facility that thrives today. On Sunday, June 9 from 2 to 4 p.m. a 50th anniversary open house will be hosted at Galeon in...
June 5, 2013 - 12:00am
May 8, 2013
Alexandria Evening Lions to celebrate 50 years
The Alexandria Evening Lions Club will celebrate its 50th anniversary on Monday, May 13 at the Broadway Ballroom, Alexandria. The club was chartered in May 1963 with 34 members.
May 8, 2013 - 12:00am
April 26, 2013
Galeon celebrates 50th anniversary with two events
On June 9, 1963, Community Memorial Home at Osakis opened. Over the last 50 years, the facility has expanded to a campus that includes Manor Apartments, Community Memorial Home Terrace Heights, West View and BridgeWell. To celebrate the facility's 50th anniversary and years of growth,...
April 26, 2013 - 12:00am
June 8, 2012
Evansville Calvary Covenant Church celebrates 125 years this Sunday
2012 marks the 125th anniversary of Calvary Covenant Church in Evansville. The Congregation will celebrate the anniversary on Sunday, June 10...
June 8, 2012 - 2:23pm
October 15, 2010
Church for the Harvest celebrates 10 years of ministry
The public is invited to join Church for the Harvest each Sunday in October as the church celebrates 10 years of ministry. Services are at 10 a.m. each Sunday at the church, 1910 Aga Drive in Alexandria. Church for the Harvest was formed in the fall of 1999. Pastors Mike and Rhonda...
October 15, 2010 - 12:00am
May 7, 2010
New LDS stake celebrates first anniversary
The Alexandria congregation of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS) joins the celebration of the one-year anniversary of the St. Cloud, MN Stake. A new stake was created on May 3, 2009, from the Duluth, Anoka and Minneapolis stakes. President Randal Baker was called...
May 7, 2010 - 12:00am
March 3, 2010
Learning to just say no!
Concerned how your kids will handle the pressures of alcohol and drugs in the world today?
March 3, 2010 - 12:00am