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Changes improve child support services
ATV safety training offered to youth
Out and About: VBA Home Tour
Time to cast your vote
After seizure scare, family grateful for diagnosis
From Oman to Alex: Walker steps in as head swim coach
Experience to lean on: Cards welcome back plenty of talent on the gridiron
Boys soccer must replace top offensive threats
Filling in the gaps: Girls soccer adjusting offense from middle up
Talented volleyball returnees has B-E looking up
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
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
May 11, 2016
Camp scholarships offered to local kids
In preparing to kick off its 2016 camp season, Minnesota Farmers Union (MFU) is offering a new scholarship opportunity for children in Pope, Douglas and Grant counties. The Jensen family, in honor of the late Marvin Jensen, has set up a scholarship to MFU camp in his name. To apply...
May 11, 2016 - 12:00am
June 12, 2015
Registration still open for Prairie Fire's 'Robin Hood'
Registration is still open for the 29th annual Prairie Fire Children’s Theatre Day Camp. This year’s camp show is Robin Hood. Camp will be held Monday through Thursday, August 3-6 from noon to 5 p.m. and Friday, August 7 from 2:30 to 7 p.m. Performances will be Friday through...
June 12, 2015 - 12:00am
May 10, 2013
Word of the day: safety
The phrase "Safety First" wasn't just a saying for 471 5th graders from Douglas County and West Central Area schools last Thursday. They learned...
May 10, 2013 - 12:00am
May 8, 2013
Tim-brrrr! Tech students cut through cold snap at Smokey Timbers Camp
A brisk springtime revival resonated through the forest last Wednesday morning at the Smokey Timbers Camp on Lake Miltona.
May 8, 2013 - 12:00am
March 30, 2013
State parks, trails offer new season of 'I Can!' programs for families
Families will learn how to pitch a tent, hook a fish, paddle a kayak or canoe, scale a cliff and shoot a bow at nearly 200 "I Can!" programs offered this summer at Minnesota state parks and on state water trails. The newly expanded "I Can!" series of outdoor programs are designed...
March 30, 2013 - 2:57pm
March 25, 2013
Deadline nears for seasonal, monthly camping reservations at Minnesota state parks
The deadline is approaching to reserve a campsite for seasonal or monthly camping at Minnesota state parks. Reservations are due Friday, April 5, according to the Department of Natural Resources (DNR). At a limited number of state park campsites, visitors can stay for a whole month...
March 25, 2013 - 7:43am
September 13, 2012
Lakeland Hospice hosts 6th annual Camp Emily in Fergus Falls
This year marks the 6th Annual Camp Emily to be held Sat, October 13, at the new offices of Lakeland Hospice at 805 East Channing St, the former Eisenhower elementary school in Fergus Falls. The one day camp is held especially for kids along with their parents who have suffered the...
September 13, 2012 - 2:19pm
September 12, 2012
4-H day camp includes 'farmtastic fun'
Mud, butter and goats...oh, my. 4-H campers recently discovered "farmtastic fun" at a day camp at Evansville Public School. They learned about...
September 12, 2012 - 12:00am
July 25, 2012
More than 100 youth attend 4-H camp
One hundred and one youth from 12 counties attended the annual 4-H camp held at the University of Minnesota Morris, June 19-21. This was an increase...
July 25, 2012 - 12:00am
July 13, 2012
Cardinal boys basketball camp
The annual Cardinal boys' basketball camp, under the direction of Cardinal head coach Forrest Witt, was a huge success. Groups competing at the camp included kindergarten through 1st grade, 2nd through 3rd grade, 4th through 5th grade and 6th through 7th grade. The camp was supported...
July 13, 2012 - 12:00am
July 11, 2012
4-H day camp a success
Campers discovered the world of animals at a 4-H day camp on June 27. As they learned about animals, day campers explored nature and had fun...
July 11, 2012 - 12:00am
July 6, 2012
Prairie Fire 'Alladin' spots open
The 26th annual Prairie Fire Children's Theatre Day Camp is coming to Barrett with this year's production of Alladin and his Magic Lamp, offering roles for 80 young people. Registrations are still open. Camp will be Monday, August 6 through Thursday, August 9 from noon to 5 p.m.,...
July 6, 2012 - 12:00am
June 13, 2012
4-H summer day camps scheduled
This year, four 4-H day camps are scheduled for kids who have completed grades K-4. * June 27: Animal Crackers - Alexandria City Park. Learn about different animals with scales, wings and everything in between. * July 18: Critters and Bugs - Lake Osagi Park, Osakis. Learn about...
June 13, 2012 - 12:00am
May 2, 2012
Registrations open for children's theater camp
Registrations are open for the 26th annual Prairie Fire Children's Theatre Day Camp in Barrett. This year's production, Aladdin and his Magic Lamp, has roles for 80 young people. Camp will be held Monday through Thursday, August 6 to 9 from noon to 5 p.m. Performances are Friday...
May 2, 2012 - 12:00am
October 7, 2011
Students with visual impairments learn 'SurvEYEvor' skills at camp
"SurvEYEvor" was the theme of a camp for students with visual impairments held at Luther Crest Bible Camp near Alexandria September 29-30. The...
October 7, 2011 - 12:00am