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WEDNESDAY UPDATE: Searchers gather again, police seek info about people seen on trail
A hero's welcome: 9/11 exhibit escorted to Douglas County Fairgrounds
Corn and Pork Chop Jubilee is under way
Becker County website shut down by cyber attack
Law Enforcement Blotter: Tuesday, August 15
Tennis: Panthers looking for continued progress
Minnewaska Golf Club: Peters, Verkinderen hit holes-in-one in the same group
Eagles Horseshoe Standings
Alex 11U baseball team takes home state title
Atkinson wins Race for the Fallen Lineman at Viking
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
Engaged - Sharp and Kasper
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
Jennifer R. Lorenz-Billings
Richard Henry Tomford
Sylvia O. Johnson
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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April 4, 2017
Simulcast conference addresses adoption, foster care
A live simulcast, Empowered to Connect Conference, will be presented by Show Hope on Friday, April 7, at 8:50 a.m. to Saturday, April 8, at 5 p.m. at Douglas County Public Works, 526 Willow Drive, Alexandria. The purpose of the simulcast is to bring hope and healing to families by...
April 4, 2017 - 4:48pm
March 10, 2017
Revive Us Again Conference studies history of revivals, Lord's Prayer
A "Revive Us Again Conference" with Ron Auch will be held at the Living Waters Church in Alexandria from Sunday, March 12 through Wednesday,...
March 10, 2017 - 11:00am
February 24, 2017
Zion Lutheran to host Church and State conference
Zion Lutheran Church, 300 Lake St. in Alexandria, will host a church and state conference on Saturday, Feb. 25, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the...
February 24, 2017 - 11:00am
May 6, 2016
The Douglas County Historical Society is sponsoring a genealogy conference on Saturday, June 4 at Grand Arbor in Alexandria. The keynote speaker is Elaine Hasleton, an Alexandria native who is currently the deputy chief of the Genealogy Office of FamilySearch.org in Salt Lake City,...
May 6, 2016 - 12:00am
April 1, 2016
Love and Respect Conference focuses on relationships
The Unity Foundation invites everyone to attend the Love and Respect Conference on Friday, April 15 and Saturday, April 16 at Lake Geneva Conference Center in Alexandria. The speaker, Dr. Emerson Eggerichs, is an internationally known public speaker on the topic of male-female relationships....
April 1, 2016 - 12:00am
February 24, 2016
Minnesota FFA Alumni to hold annual conference
The Minnesota FFA 2016 Alumni Annual Conference will be held Saturday, March 5 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Farmamerica near Waseca. Alumni members from across the state will gather to attend educational workshops, exchange ideas, share lunch and listen to keynote speaker Kit Welchlin,...
February 24, 2016 - 12:00am
September 9, 2014
Letter: Answers received about faith journey
To the editor: In April 2014, I had a dream that I would be directed to four or five priests. At the time I didn’t see any significance in it, so I put it aside. In August, a friend gave me a copy of the Catholic paper. On the back page was an ad for a Catholic Answers Conference...
September 9, 2014 - 12:09pm
September 5, 2014
Sinclair Lewis Writers Conference planned for October 11; learn from four pros
For all aspiring or established writers, consider attending the 25th annual Sinclair Lewis Writers Conference. The day-long gathering will be held on Saturday, October 11 at Sauk Centre High School. Cost is $60 per person, including lunch, breaks and a reception following at the...
September 5, 2014 - 12:00am
September 4, 2014
Women of the St. Cloud Diocese invited to fall conference
The St. Cloud Diocesan Council of Catholic Women (DCCW) invites all women in the St. Cloud Diocese to attend the 61st annual Fall Conference on September 20 at 8 a.m. at St. Marcus Church, 8701 Main St., Clear Lake. The theme is “The Joy of the Gospel.” The conference includes...
September 4, 2014 - 2:52pm
August 30, 2013
St. Cloud Diocese to hold 60th annual conference
The St. Cloud Diocesan Council of Catholic Women (DCCW) invites Catholic women in the St. Cloud Diocese to attend the 60th annual conference on September 21 at 8 a.m. at St. Wendelin Church, 22714 State Highway 15, Luxemburg. It is hosted by the Cold Spring Deanery. The theme is "60...
August 30, 2013 - 8:57am
June 12, 2013
Pheasant Conference softball: Ashby fills All-Conference list
Ashby put five players on the Pheasant All-Conference softball team for 2013 after winning the league title, and Brandon-Evansville added three more. Jeannette Evavold, a junior third baseman; Paige Nelson, junior pitcher; Cassandra Jordan, sophomore first baseman; Madison VanSanten,...
June 12, 2013 - 12:00am
June 5, 2013
Students learned writing at Young Writers' Conference
Comprised of students from 12 area communities, the 22nd annual Young Writers' Conference brought together area authors, illustrators and more...
June 5, 2013 - 12:00am
May 31, 2013
Boys' golf: Minnewaska is WCC champion
The Minnewaska boys' golf team laid claim to the combined West Central Conference championship, a combination of the past North and South conferences and includes 10 teams. The Lakers were nine points ahead of second place Melrose in the final league standings. Brett Buckingham,...
May 31, 2013 - 12:00am
Boys' golf: Hartmann All-CMC
Paul Hartmann's 44 in the last Central Minnesota Conference meet at Rockford Thursday earned him an eighth place individual finish in the final boys' golf standings, good for All-Conference honors. Hartmann has a season average of 43.5. The Silverstreaks finished Thursday's meet...
May 31, 2013 - 12:00am
Alexandria boys' track and field: Bartolomeo, Peck are CLC champs
The Cardinal boys' track and field team had two conference champions and plenty of others solidify themselves in the top six of the CLC at the...
May 31, 2013 - 12:00am