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UPDATE: Le Homme Dieu drowning victim identified
Still time to attend Vikingland Builder's Association Home Tour this weekend
Don't get ripped off at State Fair
Minnesota wolf population stable
5-year-old Henning girl injured in farm accident
Volleyball: Osakis goes 2-2 at Albany Tournament
Sports schedule for Saturday, August 27
Girls tennis: Osakis ties for seventh at Delano tourney
Girls soccer: Tie tests Alex to begin season
Hobie's new toy: Released in April, the Eclipse paddleboard draws intrigue
Underwater Art: Decoys on display in Evansville
Robby Vee finishes out summer concert series
Harper's Chord comes to Carlos Creek Winery
Alpha Course teaches basics of faith
Strive to be a foundation for others
Births - Aug. 26, 2016
Engaged - Hanson and Lund
Births - through Aug. 12, 2016
Engaged - Dokken-McFann and Gran
Births - Aug. 3-8, 2016
DNR to close Mille Lacs walleye season next month
Morken: What the numbers say about declining hunters and anglers
Stringer full of walleyes
Work begins on statewide deer management plan
A big bass for Beau
Carol J. Hansen
William 'Bill' Bretz
Clara "Clair" A. Gustafson
Bernard "Bernie" V. Dulski
Arland E. Hirman
COMMENTARY: What they're fighting over
COMMENTARY: Clean Power Plan will penalize Minnesota
IT'S OUR TURN: Recalling the dawn of the digital age; facing its challenges
EDITORIAL: Long wait for mental health care must be fixed
IN THE KNOW: Leadership Alexandria is unique blend with strong return
Producers should consider available assistance
Monarchs, roadsides and the law
A century of family and faith
Kensington represented in Princess Kay of the Milky Way
Kalpin family recognized as 2016 U of M Farm Family
MMFCU concludes 60 Days of Giving campaign
Community solar program shining for REA
Chamber Ambassadors visit three local businesses
Celeste Edenloff returns to Echo Press
Dew Drop Inn changes ownership
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
August 7, 2015
Births at Douglas County Hospital Alexandria, Minnesota August 3 Girl, Katie and Paul Uhde, Miltona August 4 Boy, Rebecca and Joey Wesley, Alexandria Births from January 1 to August 4, 2015: 400.
August 7, 2015 - 12:00am
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