Skip to main content
Taking the plunge for Special Olympics (updated with more video)
Story to highlight building activity in Alexandria
Weather Alerts: Blizzard Warning/Watch and Winter Weather Advisory
Law enforcement blotter: February 27 - March 1, 2015
Weather Alerts: Blizzard Watch Monday Night and Tuesday
Class A State Wrestling: Prairie Valley's Nibbe, WCA-A-B-E's Nohre both take second
Sports roundup from Saturday, February 28: Section swim, subsection basketball
State wrestling: Coyers place fifth, Hagen sixth
State wrestling: Alex wrestlers' seasons end in consolation round
Girls basketball: Focus shifts to playoffs after Cards wrap up share of CLC title
Music makes us whole
Peterson seeking entries for Congressional Art Competition
Super Bowl champ to perform worship concert
Strangers no longer
Photography exhibit to open in Evansville
Engaged - Barlage and Lukas
Births - Douglas County Hospital through February 15, 2015
Engaged - Koep and Highdale
Engaged - Wilson and Ostendorf
Engaged - Reed and Patterson
Wildlife of Douglas County: Pileated woodpecker
Giant crappie through the ice
DNR survey shows Minnesota’s moose population remains low
Nohre named MDHA region director
Aiming for success
Robert Sinotte, 71
William Bjerkness, 45
Sylvia Haabala, 90
Wilbur Nelson, 93
Shirley Eaton, 79
It's Our Turn: Hockey fights are pointless
State should not tax business property and family cabins
Food shelf ‘match’ is a myth
Echo Press Editorial Board: Keep public notices public
Border-to-border high-speed Internet isn’t nice, it’s necessary
Corn and soybean growers feature on-farm water use
Area farmers invited to sign on to lawsuit
Let’s Get Growing workshop set
Local turkey farmers attend conference at State Capitol
Column: Using natives in your garden
Douglas County DAC gives honors
Alexandria Clinic receives diabetes recognition
A new way to get your replacement SSA-1099 online
Library offers free copies of tax forms
Kraus-Anderson recognized for work on high school
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
June 13, 2012
Traveling History Players to perform at Bethany Chapel
The Traveling History players from the Minnesota Historical Society will perform a narrative of William de la Barre at Ecuman Bethany Community Chapel in Alexandria on Monday, June 18 at 2:30 p.m. The costumed performers will show the dangers of millwork, the milling disaster that...
historical / life
June 13, 2012 - 12:00am
February 24, 2012
Bethany begins $3 million expansion
Big things are happening at Bethany. Ecumen, a nonprofit senior housing and services company, is expanding senior living and service offerings...
February 24, 2012 - 12:00am
December 29, 2010
Christmas story holds magic for all ages
Residents and staff at Bethany Community in Alexandria celebrated Christmas by creating a little fun of their own. This year, they re-enacted...
life / senior
December 29, 2010 - 12:00am
Bethany installs laptops on patient medication carts
As part of Bethany Community's commitment to using technology in caring for seniors, laptop stations were recently installed on each medication...
October 29, 2010 - 12:00am
June 18, 2010
Bethany VoiceCare is innovation in action
Aging is changing, and so are the care providers of elderly services.
June 18, 2010 - 12:00am
April 21, 2010
Bethany event celebrates past success, peeks into future
Ecumen's Bethany Home hosted nearly 50 Alexandria area community and business leaders for lunch with Ecumen's CEO, Kathryn Roberts, on Thursday, April 15. The event honored the progress of the last decade at Bethany Home and looked into the future as well. Ecumen is one of the country's...
April 21, 2010 - 12:05am
April 16, 2010
Bethany fundraiser recaptures Titanic's voyage
Bethany Community in Alexandria is proud to present "Titanic, A Night to Remember," a fundraising event for the residents. The event will take place Saturday, April 17 at Bethany. Social hour is set for 5:30 p.m. with seating for dinner to begin at 6:30 p.m. Guests are invited to...
April 16, 2010 - 12:00am
August 14, 2009
Bethany celebrates summer
More than 250 community members attended the summer celebration at Bethany Community in Alexandria on Sunday, August 9. The Barbary Coast Dixieland...
August 14, 2009 - 12:00am
July 10, 2009
Bethany wins award for lifestyle coordinator effort
Ecumen, the largest non-profit provider of housing and services for older adults in Minnesota, recently honored Bethany Community of Alexandria with a Seedling Award. The award was presented at the annual Ecumen Leadership Conference. Bethany Community received this recognition after...
awards / business
July 10, 2009 - 12:00am
April 24, 2009
State leader honors volunteer from Bethany
Jola Amundsen, a volunteer at Bethany Community in Alexandria, has been honored with a District Volunteer of the Year Award from the state's largest association of older adult services professionals. Amundsen, a retired RN who has served at Bethany Community as a volunteer in a myriad...
April 24, 2009 - 12:00am
April 1, 2009
Shelter from the flood - Area nursing homes take in residents from Fargo-Moorhead
As the people of Fargo-Moorhead battled the rising floodwaters this past weekend, some of the older population were busy getting settled in their...
April 1, 2009 - 12:00am
March 6, 2009
Calling for health care reform
Leaders at Bethany Community in Alexandria worked the phones Tuesday to call Senator Amy Klobuchar as part of the American Association of Homes...
March 6, 2009 - 12:00am