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Updated: Two children injured in ATV rollover north of Millerville
For 9/11 exhibit tour guide, tragedy still fresh
County commission salaries increase $1,000
Midway opens with special time for those with special needs
Downtown eyed for veteran's memorial
A promise kept: Plan started at the Viking Speedway is rekindled after the death of a friend
Matt Cullen comes home to play for the Wild
Twins activate former All-Star closer Perkins
B-E adds cross country to its fall athletics
Alexandria football: New look, but expectations remain high
Photo of the Week
Vacation transformation at Good Shepherd Church
Alexandria's Enterprise plays courthouse concert
Faith Happenings: Running legend to speak at Faith @ Work Lunch
Johnson - Engebretson
Morken: Habitat key to curbing coyotes' effect on fawns
DNR report: Fewer small game hunters buy licenses in 2016
Morken: Death of Bosek hits hard for many
Plenty of deer harvest opportunities locally
DNR sees illegal use of hydraulic jets on more local waters
John "Jack" McLaughlin
Delores M. Johnson
Jennifer R. Lorenz-Billings
Echo Press Editorial: Blank page speaks volumes
Observations from the Archives: 1967: Fair features racing ostrich-pulled carts
Commentary: City doesn't have right to ban new wells
In the Know: Pay attention to city, county budgets
Letter: What advice did Trump give Boy Scouts?
There's still time to plant veggies
Haying and grazing OK on some Conservation Reserve land
Millerville gets hands-on with butter
Tractors to parade down 36 mile memory lane
Douglas County 4-H campers
Grant helps Glenwood with downtown facelift
Leadership change at Runestone Museum
Schwan's announces acquisitions as frozen food company beefs up its pizza business
Aagard expands to pull all workers into one building
A new place for ink opens in Alexandria
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August 16, 2013
St. William's Living Center celebrates 50 years
St. William's Living Center in Parkers Prairie will mark its 50th anniversary this year with a celebration on Sunday, September 15, which will...
August 16, 2013 - 12:00am
February 17, 2012
Ashby Living Center opening soon
The new Ashby Living Center, 112 Iverson Street in Ashby, is preparing to open its doors to the Ashby community and surrounding area. Building inspections and installations are now under way. New management experienced in assisted living, memory care and adult day services, together...
February 17, 2012 - 12:00am
September 11, 2010
Big event planned today at Alexandria VA clinic
Today is a big day for the Max Beilke family and area veterans. The St. Cloud Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Medical Center will officially rename the VA Community Based Outpatient Clinic in Alexandria in honor of Max J. Beilke. The ceremony will be held today, Saturday, at...
September 11, 2010 - 5:45am
January 29, 2010
Letter - Center brings back memories
To the editor: Congratulations city of Brandon and thank you Otto Bremer Foundation for making it possible to restore the Brandon Community Center. It is good to see buildings restored instead of destroyed as what so often happens in our wasteful country. The article in the January...
January 29, 2010 - 12:00am
July 17, 2009
Douglas County Hospital now designated as level 3 trauma hospital
The Minnesota Department of Health recently designated Douglas County Hospital as a level 3 trauma hospital. Douglas County Hospital and staff voluntarily participated in the intense designation process to become part of Minnesota's statewide trauma system. The process included...
July 17, 2009 - 12:00am
July 15, 2009
City pursues joint LEC: Total cost of city, county project estimated at $11.95 million
The process of building a city-county law enforcement center (LEC) next to a new Douglas County jail inched ahead Monday night. After studying preliminary cost estimates, the Alexandria City Council voted 5-0 to proceed with "phase two" of the project - preparing the plans, drawings...
July 15, 2009 - 12:05am
July 10, 2009
Juvenile offenders will go to Moorhead
A decision regarding where Douglas County should send its juvenile offenders was made during a special board meeting Monday morning. In a 5-0 vote, Douglas County Commissioners decided to keep sending its juveniles to the West Central Regional Juvenile Detention Center in Moorhead...
July 10, 2009 - 12:05am
June 26, 2009
Lake Geneva Christian Center presents 'Family Camp'
Since 1927 it has been a tradition for Lake Geneva Christian Center to host "Family Camp" and this year is no exception. From Friday, June 26 through Sunday, July 6, the public is invited to join in the fun. There are many different activities and services for families to enjoy,...
June 26, 2009 - 12:00am
April 3, 2009
Area bowlers roll into Las Vegas
Alexandria's Garden Center Lanes was well represented at the 2009 USBC Open Championships bowling tournament in Las Vegas recently. A total of 40 area bowlers traveled to Las Vegas with friends and family to take part in the tournament, which features numbers ranging from 60,000...
April 3, 2009 - 12:00am
March 18, 2009
New era of veteran care in Alexandria begins
The first shovels were turned Monday on a project that will provide thousands of veterans from throughout the area with a closer-to-home option...
March 18, 2009 - 12:00am
March 4, 2009
Douglas County ER could become trauma center soon
Lori Rosch knows how to keep cool under pressure. She has to. "My job is to remain calm," said Rosch, clinical director of Douglas County Hospital's emergency room.
March 4, 2009 - 12:00am
February 25, 2009
$844,000 up in smoke - city gets good news about fires, bids for ice arena project
Fires in the Alexandria area caused an estimated $844,000 in damage last year. The good news: Alexandria firefighters saved more than $1.5 million worth of property that caught fire from going up in smoke. That's according to the annual fire department's report discussed at Monday...
February 25, 2009 - 12:00am
February 20, 2009
YOGAjoy offers laughter session
YOGAjoy LLC, in partnership with Nelson Wellness Center, is bringing back to Alexandria guest instructor Mary Margaret Anderson, certified Laughter Yoga instructor from Yogastudio in Plymouth. Last year's "laughter session" was so well received that the sponsors have arranged another...
February 20, 2009 - 12:00am
January 30, 2009
Evansville Arts Coalition to host concert tonight
The Evansville Arts Coalition is proud to present a three-way concert on Friday, January 30. The concert, which will begin at 7 p.m., will feature three musicians - Mike Garner of Alexandria on mandolin, dobro and guitar; Tim Ray from Barrett on guitar; and Jim Burt from Backus on...
January 30, 2009 - 12:00am
January 23, 2009
Photos wanted for exhibit at Evansville Art Center
The Evansville Arts Coalition (EAC) is set to re-open for the 2009 season with its annual photography exhibit at the Evansville Art Center. The...
January 23, 2009 - 12:00am