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Congratulations Mr. D: Duwenhoegger named Minnesota Principal of the Year
Douglas County’s growth expected to slow down
State of rural MN: Poorer and more diverse
Alexandria to hire two police officers
Keep sick students home
Boys hockey: No time to panic for Alexandria
Wrestling: WCA-Ashby-Evansville grows into one of top teams in Class A
Swimming: Alexandria powers past Willmar
Girls basketball: Alex cruises in 40-point win over Rocori
Winter Spectacular: Snowmobile races return this weekend after successful first year
‘My Kiss Won’t Miss’ receives gold medal
Brooklynn Niemi benefit set
Brad Trousil benefit set
Minnesota sixth in overall health among states
Those who learn together
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: Snowy Owl
DNR studies shed light on local fisheries
Dayton proposes expanded buffer zones along Minnesota waters
Wildlife of Douglas County: Fisher
Buck bagged in Wyoming
Funeral - Ethel Koon, 100
Funeral - Grace Nelson, 82
Service - Ruby Benson, 73
Funeral - Allan Altnow, 86
Funeral - Maynard Radil, 79
In the Know: Tips on applying for college financial aid
Observations from the archives, 1965: Roger Perry is first Boss of the Year
Letter: Let’s return to self-governance
Letter: Backer off to the right start
Echo Press Editorial: Legislation to help veterans deserves support
Ten tips to successful seed starting
Farming community invited to sustainable farming conference
Livestock disaster aid deadline nears
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
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
June 11, 2008
History on parade
Echo Press photo by Karla Mikkelson. Alexandria Fire Marshal Dennis Stark showed off the 1917 American LaFrance in Saturday's parade down Broadway. The chain-drive truck was the first motorized vehicle purchased by the Alexandria Fire Department, at a cost of $6,700 in 1918. The...
June 11, 2008 - 12:00am