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Songs for the season
Osakis celebrates Christmas Downtown
House in Evansville catches fire
Search for missing teen leads to three arrests in Alexandria
Light Up the Night!
Boys basketball: Cards falter late in loss to section power Detroit Lakes
Sports roundup from Saturday, December 20
Sports roundup from Friday, December 19
Sports roundup from Thursday, December 18
Pushing for a new identity
Extra warmth for the holidays
Music video shoot reset for Monday
Veterans associations assist food shelf
You're invited to Christmas dinner
A gift of love
Engaged - Owen and Krause
Births - Douglas County Hospital through December 15, 2014
Births - Douglas County Hospital through November 30, 2014
Engaged - Pachan and Konzen
Engaged - Boyle and Sartore
Controlling the common carp
Pheasant summit: Habitat improvements needed on private land
Pheasant summit: Focus on improving private land habitat
Spring turkey hunting applications being accepted
Recipe for success: A look a few favorite venison recipes
Mayme Hokanson, 96
Memorial Service - Carl Kremer, 67
Melvin Paradis, 75
Reanie Mrnak, 87
Donald Huwe, 82
Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down: Views by the Echo Press
It's Our Turn: Holiday birthday myths debunked
Letter: Turn technology off for child’s development
Letter: The value of a quarter has risen
Letter: No one else can do it for you
Photo contest features birds for all seasons
More wildlife habitat approved
Last minute gifts for the constant gardener
Greater protection for specialty crop growers
Grant money available for agriculture teachers
Marine Corps League collects "Toys for Kids"
Solar Skies to close in Alexandria
Just a Jaunt’s $500 passport winner announced
Slumberland helps families during holidays
New building will house plumbing company
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
May 30, 2012
Here Lies Knute Nelson
This Memorial Day, people passing through the Kinkead Cemetery in Alexandria will notice a new tribute to a man well-known in the area and beyond. It all began in 2009 when Rachel Barduson, director of the Douglas County Historical Society (DCHS) in Alexandria, received a letter...
historical / life
May 30, 2012 - 12:00am
January 21, 2011
Celebrate Knute with a bowl of bean soup
It's that time of year to celebrate local history by commemorating Knute Nelson's birthday with his favorite meal - bean soup. The annual fundraiser sponsored by the Douglas County Historical Society (DCHS) will be held Tuesday, February 1 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Governor's...
January 21, 2011 - 12:00am
December 10, 2010
Historical society hosts writers' contest
The Douglas County Historical Society is hosting a writers' contest. The society is seeking three scripts in which one or more writers will be awarded $1,500 per script. These writing awards will be paid from a grant that the Douglas County Historical Society received from the...
December 10, 2010 - 12:00am
December 8, 2010
Lefse, krumkake and aebleskiver
Food demonstrations, including how to make lefse (shown) and krumkake, were part of the Douglas County Historical Society's Christmas open house...
December 8, 2010 - 12:00am
November 25, 2010
Historical society to hold Christmas open house
The Douglas County Historical Society (DCHS) will hold its annual Christmas open house and bake sale on Saturday, December 4 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Food demonstrations on lefse and krumkake will be presented in addition to the items being sold. Baked goods, including rosettes, sandbakkels,...
food / life
November 25, 2010 - 12:00am
June 11, 2010
Annual 'Hangar Dance' to take place Saturday
It's time to get your dancin' shoes shined and your clothes pressed and ready to go. The Douglas County Historical Society is proud to present its annual Hangar Dance. The fundraising event is set for this Saturday, June 12 from 7 to 11 p.m.
June 11, 2010 - 12:00am
May 28, 2010
Dance the night away: Annual Hangar Dance planned for June 12
It's time to get your dancin' shoes shined and your clothes pressed and ready to go. The Douglas County Historical Society is proud to present its annual Hangar Dance. The fundraising event is set for Saturday, June 12 from 7 to 11 p.m.
May 28, 2010 - 12:00am
March 19, 2010
Who do you think you are?
"You look just like your grandmother did at that age." Has that been said to you? Or, "Your grandfather loved to sing, too. Maybe that's where you got it from." Understandably, we are individuals with our own DNA. However, our ancestors play a big part in who we are today. A...
historical / life
March 19, 2010 - 12:00am
September 18, 2009
Genealogy classes offered this fall
The Douglas County Historical Society (DCHS) in Alexandria announces a series of four genealogy classes for October. October 6 - Introduction to genealogy. This class will cover the basics, including the standard forms that are used for record keeping on paper or on the computer,...
September 18, 2009 - 12:00am