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Peterson to run again in Minnesota’s 7th District
Law enforcement blotter: January 26, 2015
Two New Hope police officers shot at City Hall; gunman killed
Explosion levels home near Bemidji
Sports schedule for Tuesday, January 27
Passionate Patriots owner Kraft speaks about 'Deflategate'
Seahawks' setup favored by Carroll
Sports roundup from Monday, January 26
Sports schedule for Monday, January 26
Speaker to share about weight loss journey
Harper’s Chord to perform at Carlos Creek
Tribute band plays at upcoming Alexandria Marching Band fundraiser
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Where are they now?
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: Fisher
Dayton proposes expanded buffer zones along Minnesota waters
Wildlife of Douglas County: Short-tailed weasel
Ready for a challenge?
Buck bagged in Wyoming
Maynard Radil, 79
Gary Schultz, 70
Bob Rapp, 89
Voni Frisch, 61
Ruby Benson, 73
Letter: Can’t afford pro sports
Letter: Quotes can shed light on disputes
Letter: Practicing good hygiene habits is important during cold, flu season
It's Our Turn: Twins take refreshing approach at caravan stop
Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down: Views by the Echo Press
2014 Farm Bill crops education seminars offered
Minnesota Grown Directory seeks new members
Funding secured for water quality initiative
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
January 28, 2013
Fire destroys barn near Brandon
Fire destroyed a barn west of Brandon Saturday. The Douglas County Sheriff's Office received a report of the fire at 10:43 a.m. and the barn...
January 28, 2013 - 9:35am
July 11, 2012
Nominations sought for fifth annual Minnesota Barn of the Year Contest
Owners of barns 50 years or older are welcome to enter the fifth annual Barn of the Year Award Contest. Sponsored by the Friends of Minnesota Barns. The contest will run through August 31. Additional contest information and application forms are available at www.friendsofminnesotabarns.org....
July 11, 2012 - 12:00am
June 24, 2012
Nominations sought for Barn of the Year Award
Barn owners of barns 50 years or older will be interested to know that nomination forms for the 5th annual Barn of the Year Award Contest are now available.
farm / news
June 24, 2012 - 4:04pm
March 7, 2012
Fire damages barn near Melby
Fire caused extensive damage to a barn east of Melby last night. The Douglas County Sheriff's Office received a 911 call about the fire at 8:39 p.m. When firefighters arrived at the scene near the intersections of County Road 1 and County Road 24, they found the building on fire. The...
March 7, 2012 - 11:24am
June 20, 2011
Contest judges old barns in variety of categories
For the fourth year, Friends of Minnesota Barns (FoMB) is seeking local barn owners to enter their barn into FoMB's 2011 Barn of the Year Award contest. The award program will recognize barn owners who have made efforts to preserve their barn and help to provide examples and ideas...
farm / news
June 20, 2011 - 2:32pm
October 25, 2010
Fire destroys barn near Millerville
Fire destroyed a barn near Millerville Sunday afternoon. The Douglas County Law Enforcement Center received a 911 call about the fire at the James and Michelle Shores farm at 19460 County Road 53 NW shortly before 2 p.m. When Millerville firefighters and Douglas County sheriff's...
October 25, 2010 - 9:49am
November 17, 2009
Fire destroys several barns near Verndale
A Wing River Township farm was severely damaged by fire last Thursday night, according to Deputy Bryan Savaloja of the Wadena County Sheriff's Office. The fire was reported just after 11:30 p.m. Thursday and the Verndale Fire Department was paged to respond. The Schoon Farms are...
life / news / region
November 17, 2009 - 3:23pm
March 13, 2009
Snowboard movie premier at the Barn in Alexandria
On Saturday, March 14, the Nations Foundation will show the premier of its new snowboard movie "One Year" at 7 p.m. at the Barn next to the Holiday Inn. The film portrays the positive side of snowboarding with life changing stories. Some of the pro snowboarders in the film include...
March 13, 2009 - 12:00am