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Judge Battey to retire; vacancy process begins
Law enforcement blotter: Monday, Sept. 26
Homecoming week: All Douglas County high schools celebrating this week
Woman jumps into lake to help save duck hunters
UPDATE 3:20 p.m: Two dead in crash on I-94 near Osakis
Tennis: Osakis sweeps Mainstreeters
AGC Junior Golf Academy finishes summer program
Sports schedule for Tuesday, Sept. 27
Girls soccer: Knoblach's goal stands up at Cathedral
Boys soccer: Cards can't find the net in loss at Cathedral
Butterfly babies:Loss of twin sons at birth spurs involvement in memorial 5K
Love INC to host annual fundraiser
Life campaign gathers for the unborn
The Kingery Family presents music with a vision
Births - Sept. 23, 2016
Engaged - Schutta and Kelly
Engaged - Hanson and Arceneau
Births - Sept. 9, 2016
Births - Aug. 26, 2016
Gould Brothers exhibition shooting coming to Alexandria
What makes a trophy hunter?
From Austin to Alex
Mike Frisch: Fall walleye tips
Ervin "Erv" Kluver
Matthew "Matt" Kjelland
Robert W. Cochran
Kathleen L. Haining
EDITORIAL: How to survive a crash with a power pole
IN THE KNOW: A wonderful, vibrant area
LETTER: Heroic actions saved lives
IT'S OUR TURN: Photos and the First Amendment
EDITORIAL: Don't take emergency care for granted
Farm loan program offers options for on-farm storage
Watch tractors in action at Plow Day 2016
Improving yields and water quality
YOU ASKED: Who planted the sunflowers near interstate?
Extension Column: Now is the time to take cuttings from your favorite annuals
Website launched for small businesses, entrepreneurs
Bell Bank named among 'Best Banks to Work For'
Carlos Creek Winery honored for Business and Industrial Appreciation Day
Employers of the Year nominations sought
Lake Darling Resort to replace Viking Trail Resort
Hires and Promotions
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UPDATE 3:20 p.m: Two dead in crash on I-94 near Osakis
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
November 26, 2010
Nominations accepted for list of Minnesota's 10 most endangered historic places
The Preservation Alliance of Minnesota (PAM) is now accepting nominations for its annual list of the state's 10 Most Endangered Historic Places through Friday, December 31, 2010. The Todd County Courthouse was on the list in the past. The nomination form is available at the Alliance's...
November 26, 2010 - 10:29am