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Search for missing teen leads to three arrests in Alexandria
County board OKs refunding of hospital bonds
Alex is sweet spot for young families
Photo of the Week - Dog playing on melted ice
Pushing for a new identity
Sports roundup from Friday, December 19
Sports roundup from Thursday, December 18
Cards continue their climb
Third period goals give Cards win
Extra warmth for the holidays
Music video shoot reset for Monday
Veterans associations assist food shelf
You're invited to Christmas dinner
A gift of love
Engaged - Owen and Krause
Births - Douglas County Hospital through December 15, 2014
Births - Douglas County Hospital through November 30, 2014
Engaged - Pachan and Konzen
Engaged - Boyle and Sartore
Pheasant summit: Habitat improvements needed on private land
Controlling the common carp
Pheasant summit: Focus on improving private land habitat
Spring turkey hunting applications being accepted
Recipe for success: A look a few favorite venison recipes
Mayme Hokanson, 96
Reanie Mrnak, 87
Melvin Paradis, 75
Donald Huwe, 82
Memorial Service - Carl Kremer, 67
Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down: Views by the Echo Press
It's Our Turn: Holiday birthday myths debunked
Letter: Turn technology off for child’s development
Letter: The value of a quarter has risen
Letter: No one else can do it for you
Photo contest features birds for all seasons
More wildlife habitat approved
Last minute gifts for the constant gardener
Greater protection for specialty crop growers
Grant money available for agriculture teachers
Marine Corps League collects "Toys for Kids"
Solar Skies to close in Alexandria
Just a Jaunt’s $500 passport winner announced
Slumberland helps families during holidays
New building will house plumbing company
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