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Drum and bugle corps perform in Alexandria w/video
Fun and games at Ribfest w/video
Updated: Henning man dies after crash in Otter Tail County
AgweekTV: Drought Troubles
Meeker deputy pleads guilty in stalking case
Legion Baseball: Morris shuts down Osakis offense
Girls Basketball: Lange completes the climb to varsity
Boys Basketball: Hintermeister set for head coaching job
Hundreds gather at Fireman's Field for celebration night in Carlos
Alexandria trap team sends squad to state
Golfer Tom Lehman speaks at July 7 faith lunch
Osakis church holds community supper
'Martin Luther' visits Alexandria church camp
Engaged - Strater and Lambert
Engaged - Bruzik and Johnson
Engaged - Fogelson and Gibbons
Engaged - Teichert and Kelly
Engaged - Schmidt and Murray
Courrier lands nice bass
Big fish highlight third Douglas County Bowfishing Challenge
Mike Frisch: Finding June walleyes
Walleye bite picks up on some area lakes
Osakis walleye tourney set for this weekend
Lorraine G. Van Santen
Mary Anna Louise Swenson
Wanda Jean Tramm
Janice "Jan" Larsen
THUMBS UP/THUMBS DOWN: Views by the Echo Press Editorial Board
It's Our Turn: A life without my mom
Commentary: Water wells are safe
Editorial: Newspapers still top choice for news
In the Know: Help available for businesses
4-H announces K-3 summer camps
Master gardener shares cold-hardy plant information
Many options for shade plants
Extension service helps with pressure canning
What's going on with the evergreens??
A race to get people in the door of downtown businesses
Chamber holds 26th annual golf tournament
Tolkkinen joins Echo Press staff
JCI Minnesota looking for outstanding young Minnesotans
Lake Carlos Marina under new ownership
hires and promotions
On The Street
June 30, 2010
Help paint the town purple next week
To help promote the Relay For Life of Douglas County, organizers are urging local businesses to "Paint the Town Purple" next week. A kickoff for the event is set for Monday, July 5. Volunteers are meeting near the Big Ole statue at 6 p.m.
June 30, 2010 - 12:00am
June 4, 2010
'Kick for the Cure' to battle breast cancer
The Schutz Martial Arts Association will host a charity fundraising event in Alexandria on Friday, June 11 for the Susan G. Komen Foundation and the fight against breast cancer. It is working with a local "Walk for the Cure" team from the Fergus Falls area. All proceeds from this...
June 4, 2010 - 12:00am
May 14, 2010
Pampered Chef fights breast cancer with special shows
This May, in honor of Mother's Day, The Pampered Chef invites people to celebrate mothers, sisters and friends by hosting or attending a "Help Whip Cancer" fundraiser show. Guests can receive cooking tips while raising money for breast cancer awareness and early detection. Up to...
May 14, 2010 - 12:00am
April 30, 2010
Local hospice program honors its volunteers
As part of National Volunteer Week (April 18-24), Hospice of Douglas County is honoring its volunteers who bring hope, dignity and love to those facing a life-limiting illness. Hospice volunteers make sure that the people they care for and their families find hope within each day,...
April 30, 2010 - 12:00am
April 25, 2010
Car show in Frazee to honor 18-year-old cancer victim
Last year, a group of car enthusiasts joined together and helped rebuild Tyler Shipman's Pontiac Fiero before he died of cancer. This year, they are rallying together again to hold a car show in the Frazee teen's memory. Twin Cities resident Chris Kliewer, who helped organize the...
April 25, 2010 - 12:22pm
April 9, 2010
Relay for Life survivor event set for April 18
Relay for Life of Douglas County will host a special evening honoring all Douglas County cancer survivors. The event will feature guest speakers, a dinner and an opportunity to meet other cancer survivors and their caregivers. If you are a cancer survivor or if you know of a cancer...
April 9, 2010 - 12:00am
McGinty battles colon cancer
If positive energy alone could heal all the world's illnesses, Mike McGinty would have a great start on his own recovery. Two months ago, McGinty...
April 9, 2010 - 12:00am
January 15, 2010
New device for treating cancerous tumors arrives in Alexandria
CentraCare Radiation Oncology at Douglas County Hospital in Alexandria continues to improve its services by beginning an upgrade to its linear...
January 15, 2010 - 12:00am
November 26, 2009
Stop-N-Shop event helps Relay for Life
The Douglas County Relay for Life will be sponsoring the annual Stop-N-Shop on Thursday, December 3 from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Alexandria Armory. Numerous independent consultants will be available under one roof, offering something for everyone just in time for Christmas shopping. Bring...
November 26, 2009 - 12:00am
November 22, 2009
'Motorheads' rally for Frazee teen
"Each day is a gift." So says Frazee's Daneele Shipman, describing how her family has learned to cope in the weeks since son Tyler, 18, was diagnosed with a rare and aggressive form of cancer. Tyler, a senior at Frazee-Vergas High School, first began experiencing back pain early...
November 22, 2009 - 12:57pm
October 14, 2009
Benefit planned for Degen Meyer
A benefit for 4-month-old Degen Meyer is set for Saturday, October 17 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Hoffman Community Center in Hoffman. He is the infant son of Edan and Sarah (Thorstad) Meyer of New Zealand, formerly of Douglas County, and the grandson of LeRoy and Sylvia Thorstad...
October 14, 2009 - 12:00am
October 9, 2009
JHS graduate joins two-month bike ride for cancer research
Justin Morrissette, son of Mark and Michelle Morrissette of Alexandria, recently embarked on a two-month bike ride from Los Angeles to Florida...
October 9, 2009 - 12:00am
Benefit scheduled for Cole Haabala family
A benefit for the Cole Haabala family is set for Sunday, October 18 from 5 to 9 p.m. at Broadway Ballroom in Alexandria. There will be a silent auction, raffle and refreshments. Cole is the son of Jon and Carly Haabala and the grandson of Phil and Pat Haabala and Randy and Joyce...
October 9, 2009 - 12:00am
October 2, 2009
A special cup of lemonade
For the last couple of years, Pat and Phil Haabala of Alexandria have turned a little playhouse on their yard into a lemonade stand to raise...
October 2, 2009 - 12:05am
September 11, 2009
Casting for a Cure to help cancer fight
A "Casting for a Cure" fundraising event will take place this Saturday, September 12, throughout Minnesota, including Alexandria. The planning committee's goal is to raise $10,000 in the Land of 10,000 Lakes for local cancer research and resources, while providing the community with...
September 11, 2009 - 12:00am