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Sue Jung honored with statewide General Manager of the Year award
Sen. Klobuchar honors Roers Family Bakery
Warm spell closes ice rinks at Noonan Park
One injured in I-94 truck crash
Grant to help car program keep rolling
Sports schedule for Saturday, Jan. 21
Orgeman-Crumb honored again as coach of the year
Boys basketball: Sabres edge Alexandria in CLC play
Wrestling: Knights take two more
Wrestling: Minnewaska tops B.O.L.D. by criteria
Fathers and daughters invited to Big Ole – Little Lena Ball
Zion Lutheran School celebrates National Lutheran Schools Week
Faith Column: The Sunday after and the days ahead
Compassion Center to host GriefShare
A peach of a show
Engaged - Christopherson and Dalluge
Engaged - Freier and Christopherson
Births - Jan. 13, 2017
Engaged - Fischer and Teague
Morken: Step up and take part in deer management
Perch: A top winter attraction
Locals catch big bull redfish near South Padre Island
Morken: One final lesson as another season slips away
PF release: New Continuous CRP SAFE acres started Jan. 1
Lisa M. Neubauer
Byron S. Gunderson
William "Bill" Bahe
RLou M. Olson
IT'S OUR TURN: Tough choices on sex abuse story
LETTER: Need better service on CR82
LETTER: Give Trump a chance
LETTER: Rare, unique opportunity
LETTER: Douglas County's child abuse rate is double statewide rate
Farmland rental rates dropping overall
Selecting seed for your garden
Cow/Calf Days Seminar Tour coming to the area
Irrigation Clinic to be held in Parkers Prairie
Winter Garden College: Tools to tackle yard and garden problems
KOOL-TV adds local weekend show
New specialty-trained orthopedic surgeon available in Alexandria
Operation Round Up grants awarded to 14 organizations
Osakis distillery plans cocktail room
Viking Savings Bank to rebrand with move to new location
hires and promotions
On The Street
September 30, 2016
Second half real estate tax due Oct. 17
The second half real estate tax payments for properties are due on or before Monday, Oct. 17. Payments may be made in person until 4:30 p.m. If mailing your tax payment, envelopes must be postmarked no later than Oct. 17 to avoid penalty. Douglas County has installed a tax payment...
September 30, 2016 - 12:00am
June 12, 2015
The Red Letter Band to perform Thursday
The Red Letter Band will perform at the Red Willow Arts Coalition free concert on Thursday, June 18 on the lawn at the Douglas County Courthouse...
June 12, 2015 - 12:00am
Letter: Was sprinkler system good use of county money?
To the editor: The Echo Press reported in the September 3, 2014 issue that the Douglas County commissioners decided, after years of discussion, now is the right time to install an in-ground sprinkler system around both the courthouse and services center. Really! Why now? At this...
September 12, 2014 - 12:00am
September 3, 2014
Irrigation system goes in at county courthouse campus
A lawn irrigation system has been installed around the campus of the Douglas County Courthouse and Services Center in downtown Alexandria. In July, county commissioners approved a low bid of $27,056 from Exterior Designs to install the system. The bid includes a two-year warranty...
September 3, 2014 - 6:58am
August 16, 2013
Cactus Blossoms to perform free concert Thursday
Cactus Blossoms will perform at the Red Willow Arts Coalition free concert on Thursday, August 22 at 7 p.m.
August 16, 2013 - 12:00am
August 2, 2013
Cimarron to perform free concert Thursday
Cimarron will perform at the Red Willow Arts Coalition free concert on Thursday, August 8 at 7 p.m. on the lawn at the Douglas County Courthouse...
August 2, 2013 - 12:00am
July 19, 2013
Cassie and the Bobs to perform free concert
Cassie and the Bobs will perform at the Red Willow Arts Coalition free concert on Thursday, July 25 at 7 p.m. on the lawn at the Douglas County...
July 19, 2013 - 12:00am
May 22, 2013
Lawn concerts return with 57 Chevy reunion
57 Chevy will perform at the Red Willow Arts Coalition free concert on Thursday, May 23 at 7 p.m. on the lawn at the Douglas County Courthouse in Alexandria. This will be a reunion concert, as the band, consisting of Luis "King Louie" Moreno, Paul Strand, Dave Primus, Chuck Wencl...
May 22, 2013 - 12:00am
March 29, 2013
Legislation combats courthouse violence with added security
U.S. Senator Al Franken (D-Minn.) reintroduced the Local Courthouse Safety Act to improve security at smaller courthouses. He originally introduced the legislation following a 2011 shooting at the Cook County Courthouse in Grand Marais that injured three, including the Cook County...
March 29, 2013 - 12:00am
June 22, 2012
Cassie and the Bobs perform at free concert Thursday
Cassie and the Bobs will perform at the Red Willow Arts Coalition free concert on Thursday, June 28 at 7 p.m.
June 22, 2012 - 12:00am
June 15, 2012
Doc's Dixieland to perform free concert Thursday
Doc's Dixieland will perform at the Red Willow Arts Coalition free concert on Thursday, June 21 at 7 p.m. on the lawn at the Douglas County Courthouse in Alexandria. Doc's Dixieland group was founded in the early 1970s by Dr. Paul Engebretson.
June 15, 2012 - 12:00am
June 8, 2012
Young musicians to perform at free Thursday concert
The Red Willow Arts Coalition presents the 2012 Young Musicians Night Concert on Thursday, June 14 at 7 p.m. on the lawn at the Douglas County...
June 8, 2012 - 12:00am
June 1, 2012
DC and Hawk to perform free concert Thursday
The group DC and Hawk will perform at the Red Willow Arts Coalition free concert on Thursday, June 7 at 7 p.m. on the lawn at the Douglas County...
June 1, 2012 - 12:00am
May 25, 2012
Funky Gumbo to perform at free Thursday night concert
Funky Gumbo will perform at the Red Willow Arts Coalition free concert on Thursday, May 31 at 7 p.m. on the lawn at the Douglas County Courthouse...
May 25, 2012 - 12:00am
May 23, 2012
Concerts offered at courthouse
The Red Willow Arts Coalition, a nonprofit organization formed five years ago with a mission to provide the community with access to more musical experiences, is hosting its best-known project, the free concert series, again this year. The series runs from May 24 through the last...
May 23, 2012 - 12:00am