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Abduction suspect seeks to suppress evidence
Law Enforcement Blotter: Friday, February 16 through Monday, February 19
Central Minn. teacher plans walkout over gun violence as part of national movement
Police, parents search for missing Red Lake woman
County hires first HR director
Sports Schedule for Tuesday, Feb. 20
Gymnastics: Alexandria takes third in section meet
Wrestling: Cardinals fall in the first round of section tournament
Blizzard hockey: Alexandria goes undefeated on the road
Girls hockey: Cardinals seeded fourth in Class A state tournament
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
The day Curt Felt died
Bonding over books
Toys for Kids reaches 165 children
What would Mr. Fitzgerald think?
Rose Cummings (Mom of Pat Gustafson)
Wayne & Berdeen Benson
Northeast's Minnesota moose population remains low but stable
Is feeding the ducks helping or hurting them?
Wolf, entangled in snare, shot and killed in Duluth
Albert takes a position with the DNR
Outdoor briefs: Pheasants Forever banquet set for Feb. 24
Ryan L. Beers
David "Dave" R. Collins
Edward "Ed" Kenneth Grussing
Dorothy M. Weaver
OUR TURN: It's not easy, but it's pretty simple
COMMENTARY: Stop supporting dirty polluters
COMMENTARY: Infrastructure — a bipartisan job creator
Take flu seriously and it's not too late to get a shot
IT'S YOUR TURN: Readers react to splash pad idea
Extension schedules land rent meeting for farmers, landowners
Managing boxelder bugs as the cold sets in
Step away from that pruning saw!
Going far with 4-H horses
County crafting buffer compliance rules
Alexandria J.C. Penney store to close
USDA: Farm profits to fall in 2018
Adding some kick to downtown: Martial arts studio moves into new location, expands classes
Report: Minnesota solar jobs jumped 48 percent last year
Estate planning seminar on Tuesday
hires and promotions
on the street
September 14, 2017
Letter: Noticing the beauty of the courthouse
To the editor: While attending a music presentation on the Douglas County courthouse lawn and hearing the wonderful sounds, I looked up and really noticed the beauty of the old courthouse architecture, the very well-manicured lawn and leaves of the trees moving gently in the breeze...
September 14, 2017 - 6:10am
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