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Law enforcement blotter: Wednesday, August 24
Princess Kay of the Milky Way crowned
Douglas County Hospital gets 'blue ribbon' for vaccination effort
Speaker: Officers are 'not normal; you're special'
Law enforcement blotter: Tuesday, August 23
Osakis tennis runners-up at Highway 10 Open
Sports schedule for Thursday, August 25
99 holes to celebrate 99 years
Fun meets a potential future in stock cars for many young go-kart drivers
Tweaks for progress: Shifted backfield, young line highlight B-E football
Put the fun back in parenting
Walk raises awareness of congenital heart defects
AAHS students, alumni kick off Project 1440
Discovery Middle School hosts orientations, open house
Cunninghams win wing sauce contest
Births - through Aug. 12, 2016
Engaged - Dokken-McFann and Gran
Births - Aug. 3-8, 2016
Engaged - Benning and Notch
Engaged - Butler and Joswiak
DNR to close Mille Lacs walleye season next month
Stringer full of walleyes
Morken: What the numbers say about declining hunters and anglers
Work begins on statewide deer management plan
A big bass for Beau
Carol J. Hansen
William 'Bill' Bretz
Clara "Clair" A. Gustafson
Bernard "Bernie" V. Dulski
Arland E. Hirman
IN THE KNOW: Leadership Alexandria is unique blend with strong return
LETTER: All are born in spiritual darkness
From the archives - 1966: Six boxes of contest butter to be auctioned off at county fair
EDITORIAL: Small towns can have big problems
LETTER: The same old arguments against Christianity
Producers should consider available assistance
Monarchs, roadsides and the law
A century of family and faith
Kensington represented in Princess Kay of the Milky Way
Kalpin family recognized as 2016 U of M Farm Family
Chamber Ambassadors visit three local businesses
Celeste Edenloff returns to Echo Press
Dew Drop Inn changes ownership
Beach named editor of Echo Press
New rules implemented for telemarketers
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
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