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Law enforcement blotter: Wednesday, July 27
Planned power outage near County Road 11 takes place this morning
Law enforcement blotter: Tuesday, July 26
Around the County: Millerville Butter Days
GMO bill edges ahead in U.S. House
Orgeman Crumb selected as Minnesota girls' track coach of the year
VFW district baseball: 16s to square off with 15s after six-inning win
Seven under-14 Alex Swim Club members head to state at Rochester
A first time finisher at Grandma's: Hochsprung youngest male finisher at Duluth marathon
Millers look ahead to next summer after two losses
A treasure trove of crafts awaits at Art in the Park
Grants offered for artists to quick start next project
Alexandria Public Schools back-to-school packets are ready
Nutty for coconut ice cream
Benefit for Steve Pederson family is July 30
Engaged - Solyntjes and Triplett
Births - July 22, 2016
Engaged - Buschette and Krivanek
Births - July 15, 2016
Births - June 28-July 2, 2016
Big smallmouth caught during boat parade
Locals make good on Minnewaska
DNR release: Muskies to be stocked in Gull and Fairmont chain of lakes
Seniors get their day on the water (W/video)
Hess brings in nice bass on Whiskey Lake in Brandon
Myrna A. Zimmerman
Ruth Ann Struck
David Kenneth Holm
Carol Diane Jeffries
Wendy Jo (Muzik) Kuhnau
LETTER: Some people think laws don't apply to them
LETTER: Unique ecosystem needs protection
LETTER: Candidate can't keep simple promise
IN THE KNOW: There is so much right with America
From the archives - 2006: Bill Ingebrigtsen files for Senate as Republican candidate
Save money, water by using rain barrels
Kalpin family recognized as 2016 U of M Farm Family
Corn Views: Farmers take leadership role on water quality issues
Stay up-to-date on Douglas County FSA
Gardening for the senses
Three single moms can now get to work
DEED offers updated legal guide to privacy and data security
Chamber Ambassadors celebrate two businesses
Hilltop Lumber goes 'above and beyond'
Bell State Bank and Trust receives five stars from bank research firm
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
June 12, 2015
You asked: Is back best?
Did you know that sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) is the leading cause of death in babies from the time of their birth until their first birthday? One local grandfather is concerned about the statistics, and asked the Echo Press to share the “rules” of infant sleep care. While...
June 12, 2015 - 12:00am
Douglas County Hospital June 3 Girl, Margaret Levie and Shawn Rosin, Elbow Lake June 4 Boy, Amber and Nathan Knick, Alexandria June 5 Boy, Michelle and Zachary Schmitz, Alexandria Boy, Konnie and Justin Evans, Alexandria June 6 Boy, Brittney Schulke and Jordan Olsen, Farwell Boy,...
June 12, 2015 - 12:00am
Douglas County Hospital August 30 Boy, Jennifer and Cole Sadlo, Alexandria Girl, Kayla and Cody Johnson, Ashby September 4 Girl, Cassandra Ruter and Randall Stewart, Garfield September 5 Girl, Sarah Dreger and Patrick Sandgren, Alexandria September 8 Boy, Jessica Anderson...
September 12, 2014 - 12:00am
September 5, 2014
Editorial: Expecting moms need to remember 0-4-9
Every week in Minnesota, more than 100 babies are born with a greater risk of developing brain damage. All because their mothers decided to drink alcohol during their pregnancies. It’s a tragic, preventable problem that begs for more awareness, action and solutions. And now is...
September 5, 2014 - 12:00am
Douglas County Hospital August 26 Girl, Casandra Monta and Cody Westphal, Brandon Boy, Tawnya Barsness and Jeremy Kellen, Brandon Girl, Ashley and Kyle Nieland, Garfield Boy, Alexandria and Jeremy Fischer, Fergus Falls August 28 Girl, Danielle and Kyle Thompson, Alexandria August...
September 5, 2014 - 12:00am
August 15, 2014
Births: Douglas County Hospital August 5 Girl, Erika and Patrick O’Brien, Alexandria August 6 Girl, Amber and Brett Braaten, Glenwood Girl, Dawn and Randy Jansen, Alexandria August 7 Girl, Breanna and Isaac Hokanson, Elbow Lake August 8 Boy, Joey and Andrew Bergs,...
August 15, 2014 - 12:00am
August 28, 2013
Douglas County Hospital August 22 Girl, Christina and James Haugen, Alexandria Boy, Blanca and Rogelio Garcia, Alexandria August 24 Girl, Janell and Luke Kraemer, Alexandria Boy, Nicole and Grant Bettermann, Miltona August 26 Boy, Melissa and Seth Englund, Evansville Births from...
August 28, 2013 - 9:13am
July 26, 2013
Mini baby boom keeps hospital OB staff busy
A mini baby boom has been taking place at the Douglas County Hospital (DCH) in the past few days. On July 18, the hospital's Birth Place was...
July 26, 2013 - 12:00am
July 24, 2013
Where's baby? Look before you lock!
Ten minutes is all it takes for a motor vehicle to reach deadly temperatures. So far this year, 21 children have died in the U.S. after being left in hot cars, according to child safety group Kidsandcars.org. It's happened to the most loving, protective parents and well educated...
July 24, 2013 - 12:00am
January 15, 2011
Lend your sewing skills to wrap babies in comfort
January 15, 2011 - 9:05am
November 23, 2010
The birth of a trend? C-sections rise 55 percent statewide
Is it fear of malpractice or is it becoming common practice? Is it medically necessary or a matter of convenience? Perhaps it's just patient...
November 23, 2010 - 12:00am
October 27, 2010
Diaper rock-a-thon: Raising awareness for 'no child wet behind'
A new "diaper bank" in Douglas County got off to a rockin' good start Sunday. A first-ever Rock-A-Thon at the Viking Plaza Mall collected 2,500...
October 27, 2010 - 12:00am
July 7, 2010
Four sets of twins born in four days
One, two, three, four sets of twins in four days? It's true and it happened last week at the Douglas County Hospital. According to the nursing...
July 7, 2010 - 12:00am
September 4, 2009
'Preemie' births are on the rise
The birth of a child is one of the most exciting times in a parent's life. But for some parents it can become one of the scariest. In 2006, one in 10 babies in Minnesota was born preterm or before 37 weeks of gestation. In an average week in the U.S., about 11,660 babies are born...
September 4, 2009 - 12:05am
August 14, 2009
Douglas County Hospital August 5 Girl, Katie and Nicholas De Noble, Fergus Falls August 6 Girl, Stacia and Matthew Schwope, Osakis Boy, Jessica and Jeffrey Corle, Alexandria August 8 Girl, Markyn Myron and Jason Kjeseth, Glenwood Girl, Dana and Timothy Schmoyer, Alexandria August...
August 14, 2009 - 12:00am