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Sioux want court to grant them Minnesota land promised in 1862
Farmers frustrated with Dayton communications
Law enforcement blotter: Tuesday, Aug. 30
Group to pay $2,000 fine for illegal fireworks
Changes improve child support services
Volleyball: Osakis falls in three to Paynesville
Soccer: Alex boys, girls shut out by Brainerd
Girls tennis: Osakis rolls to pair of sweeps at home tri
Cross country: WCA boys win Morris meet, Osakis' Savageau places eighth
Girls swimming: Improvements present despite Cards' opening loss to Melrose
EVERYDAY GOURMET: Take care of extra zucchini by making noodle dishes
The search is on for Mrs. Douglas County
Aging Mastery Program offered
Class reunions scheduled
Hospice serves more than cancer patients
Births - Aug. 26, 2016
Engaged - Hanson and Lund
Births - through Aug. 12, 2016
Engaged - Dokken-McFann and Gran
Births - Aug. 3-8, 2016
Youth Day draws a huge crowd again
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
Brandon D. Randt
Myrtle Annette McKay
Carol J. Hansen
William 'Bill' Bretz
IN THE KNOW: Opioids carry serious risk of harm
From the Archives - 1991: Location decided for new library
EDITORIAL: Here's information that landlords, tenants should know
LETTER: Promote healthy foods in schools
LETTER: We need some backbone
What's wrong with my tomato plant?
Women invited to quarterly agriculture seminar
Producers should consider available assistance
Monarchs, roadsides and the law
Kensington represented in Princess Kay of the Milky Way
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, 2013
Habitat for Humanity announces new board members
Habitat for Humanity of Douglas County (HFHDC) president Jan Finazzo reports the election of two new board members: Nick Heydt and Jeff Montgomery. The...
August 7, 2013 - 12:00am
June 12, 2013
Minnesota Lakes Maritime Museum introduces board of directors
Minnesota Lakes Maritime Museum (MLMM) would like to introduce the community to the museum's board of directors.
June 12, 2013 - 12:00am
April 5, 2013
Governor taps Alexandrian for peace officer board
Rebecca Swanson of Alexandria, a higher education faculty member, was recently appointed to the board of Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) by Governor Mark Dayton. Her term was effective April 2 and will expire January 6, 2014. She replaced Jon Magnuson. The POST Board...
April 5, 2013 - 12:00am
February 6, 2013
Hospital officers and chairs elected
Douglas County Hospital in Alexandria recently elected new officers and chairs to the hospital board and the medical staff. Those elected to the hospital board were Dian Lopez, chair; and David Kjos, vice-chair. Those elected to the medical staff were Kurt Hansberry, M.D., president;...
February 6, 2013 - 12:00am
July 27, 2012
United Way announces three new board members
United Way of Douglas and Pope Counties recently added three new members to the United Way Board: Bill Finley, Kellie Janssen and Becky Zwilling. Finley, the CFO at Tastefully Simple, has previously served on United Way's board. He has also been active in and served on other boards...
July 27, 2012 - 12:00am
March 23, 2012
Board member needed for Douglas County Library
The Douglas County Library Board is in need of a new member. The library has a seven-member board appointed by the Douglas County Commissioners and one member is now needed to fill a three-year term. Members are usually appointed so each commissioner's district is represented. At...
March 23, 2012 - 12:00am
August 26, 2009
High flying action on L'Homme Dieu
Dozens of wake boarders and spectators flocked to the public beach on Lake L'Homme Dieu for the Shred 101 and Faction Board Shop's Minnesota...
August 26, 2009 - 12:00am
May 29, 2009
County board approves economic development strategy for region
It was routine business for Douglas County commissioners Tuesday. After hearing from six department heads, the board listened to a presentation by two key West Central Initiative personnel - Greg Wagner, economic development planner, and Tom McSparron, donor services officer. The...
May 29, 2009 - 12:00am
May 15, 2009
Law enforcement project progresses
At Tuesday's regular board meeting, Douglas County commissioners were kept busy. Not only did they listen to and approve agenda items from Auditor/Treasurer Tom Reddick, Public Works Director Dave Robley, Douglas County Sheriff Troy Wolbersen and Land and Resource Management Director...
May 15, 2009 - 12:05am
Meeting - Douglas County Hospital Board May 22
DOUGLAS COUNTY HOSPITAL BOARD MAY 22 The Douglas County Hospital Governing Board will hold its monthly meeting on Friday, May 22 at 7 a.m. at Arrowwood Conference Center in Alexandria.
May 15, 2009 - 12:00am
Meeting - Pope/Douglas Solid Waste Management Board Regular Meeting May 21
POPE/DOUGLAS SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT BOARD MAY 21 The regular board meeting of Pope/Douglas Solid Waste Management will be Thursday, May 21 at 7 a.m. in the Administration Building, 2115 South Jefferson St., Alexandria. 1. Board minutes of April 16 2. Plant expansion update -...
May 15, 2009 - 12:00am
April 17, 2009
How much should a chair cost?
If you think buying a chair for an office is an easy task, think again. And if you thought the cost of an office chair was inexpensive, you also thought wrong. At Tuesday's regular Douglas County Board meeting, four of the five commissioners approved the purchase of 26 chairs for...
April 17, 2009 - 12:00am
April 15, 2009
Governor re-appoints Alexandrian to animal health board
Governor Tim Pawlenty announced on Friday the reappointment of John Whitten, D.V.M., to the Board of Animal Health. Whitten, of Alexandria, is an owner and partner in the Alexandria Veterinary Clinic P.A.
April 15, 2009 - 12:00am
February 27, 2009
School boards recognized for their contributions to the community
The Minnesota School Boards Association has set February 23-27 as "School Board Recognition Week" in Minnesota. The goal is to build awareness and understanding of the vital function an elected board of education plays in society. The Alexandria School District 206 is joining with...
February 27, 2009 - 12:00am
February 20, 2009
West Central Area Schools gets grant for 'smart board'
West Central Area Schools recently received a $750 grant from Prairie Lakes Coop as part of the company's Community Pride School Inspiration Grant program. The School Inspiration Grant Committee selected West Central Area Principal Nels Onstad's application to receive $750 towards...
February 20, 2009 - 12:00am