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Getting a jump on spring
Alexandria junior earns perfect score on ACT
Meet the new Pet of the Week: Ratchet (w/video)
Law enforcement blotter: Wednesday, March 22
Minn. transportation funding debate enters third verse
Paulson honored as Knights MVP
Four B-E players named LEC, Pheasant all-league
Alexandria's Walker named section swim COY
The end of an era: Simpson steps down at B-E after 605 head coaching wins
Homecoming: Swedberg takes over the Alex boys golf program he grew up in
Cancer benefit is set for Randy Beman
Organic Gardening Club to host barn dance
LIBRARY NEWS: Finding the time to read
Nowells to speak about merging of sports, Christianity
Sweetwater Revival to give concert of hope, encouragement
Births - March 17, 2017
Births - March 8, 2017
Engaged - Freiderich and Blumhoefer
Births - March 3, 2017
Engaged - Lee and Dybdal
Mike Frisch: What's my walleye line?
Art of every size, shape and color
DNR release: Catch-and-release summer walleye season announced for Mille Lacs
Carvers coming to the RCC
Bald eagles migrating back to Minnesota
Lynnette "Lynn" M. Kalina
Betty A. Dittberner
Christina Michelle Jackson
IN THE KNOW: Alexandria is top micropolitan in Minnesota
LETTER: Asking nicely; this time only
LETTER: Please don't litter
LETTER: Don't doubt that people want jobs
GUEST EDITORIAL: Sail a course to Real ID
Agriculture going strong in Douglas County
Douglas County Master Gardeners present Let's Get Growing workshop
Wussows named a Yieldmaster contest winner
Nominate a Farm Mom of the Year
Selecting fragrant flowers for your cutting garden
Coffee lover branches out: Alexandria man turns roasting into a side business
Ecumen Bethany Community receives Customer Experience Award
Parkers Prairie bar and grill is first to serve liquor
Dilley Zimny Insurance named a Circle of Excellence Agency
Ecumen Bethany Community receives workforce grant
hires and promotions
On The Street
January 20, 2017
LETTER: Douglas County's child abuse rate is double statewide rate
To the editor: In 2013, there were 347,567 children younger than age 5 living in Minnesota. Statewide child abuse and neglect rate per 1,000 was 3.3 percent. The Federal Child Abuse and Treatment Act (CAPTA) defines child abuse and neglect as, at minimum: "Any recent act or failure...
January 20, 2017 - 8:00am
March 11, 2016
LETTER: With secrecy, there will be no trust
To the editor: The Oscars are over. Spotlight won best picture. It’s a fact-based movie about the sustained, pre-meditated and methodical cover-up of child sexual abuse by thousands of Catholic priests over a period of many decades. Recently, leaders of the Twin Cities archdiocese...
March 11, 2016 - 12:00am
December 16, 2015
LETTER: Another successful Radiothon
To the editor: On behalf of KIKV FM, COOL 94.3 and Prevent Child Abuse Minnesota, we wish to thank all the contributors during the recent Radiothon that was aired on KIKV FM and COOL 94.3. We would like to thank all the volunteers from Douglas, Grant, Pope, Stevens and Todd counties,...
December 16, 2015 - 12:00am
December 11, 2015
Radiothon raises more than $42,000 to prevent child abuse
The 26th annual Radiothon to End Child Abuse was held Dec. 4-5 and raised more than $42,500 in this area. The radiothon is a 23-hour education and action event broadcast on KIKV 100.7 FM and Cool 94.3 FM. Listeners learn what key conditions lead to child abuse and neglect and how...
December 11, 2015 - 12:00am
November 20, 2015
Annual radiothon aims to end child abuse
Area child abuse prevention councils will once again participate in the annual KIKV-FM 100.7 and COOL 94.3 radiothon this December as part of an effort to prevent child abuse and neglect. The radiothon will be held Friday, December 4 at 1 p.m. through Saturday, December 5 at noon....
November 20, 2015 - 12:00am
September 5, 2014
Letter: Changes needed in protection system
To the editor: Anger, sadness, outrage and disgusted disbelief are some of the emotions I had while reading the tragic story about Eric Dean of Starbuck (“The Boy They Couldn’t Save,” Sunday, August 30). It was very obvious from the initial articles I read in the Echo Press,...
September 5, 2014 - 12:00am
May 16, 2013
County honored for preventing child abuse
Douglas County commissioners were presented with the Blue Ribbon Award at Tuesday's county board meeting. The honor is given to counties and...
May 16, 2013 - 3:51pm
November 30, 2012
Community dinner to raise funds to help end child abuse
A free community turkey dinner will be held at Broadway Ballroom on Tuesday, December 4 from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. to benefit the Radiothon to End Child Abuse. The dinner is presented by Ellingson Plumbing, Heating, A/C and Electrical and Fat Daddy's Bar and Grill. The event includes...
November 30, 2012 - 12:00am
Radiothon to help end child abuse starts December 6
On Thursday, December 6, beginning at 1 p.m. and continuing for 23 hours until noon on Friday, December 7, KIKV-FM and Cool 94.3 will host a Radiothon to End Child Abuse. This event is co-sponsored by Prevent child Abuse Minnesota. Proceeds will also be shared by the Douglas County...
November 30, 2012 - 12:00am
December 10, 2010
Effort to end child abuse gets $44,000 boost
Another step in eliminating child abuse moved ahead last Thursday and Friday in the Alexandria area. KIKV-FM and Cool 94.3 raised between $43,000...
December 10, 2010 - 12:00am
November 23, 2010
Radiothon to End Child Abuse set for December 2-3
KIKV-FM and Cool 94.3 will host a "Radiothon to End Child Abuse" on Thursday, December 2, beginning at 1 p.m.
November 23, 2010 - 12:00am
December 2, 2009
Radiothon to end child abuse starts Thursday
KIKV-FM and Cool 94.3 will host the "Radiothon to End Child Abuse" on Thursday, December 3 beginning at 1 p.m. and continuing for 23 hours until noon on Friday, December 4. This event is co-sponsored by Prevent Child Abuse Minnesota.
December 2, 2009 - 12:00am