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Law enforcement blotter: Wednesday, August 24
Princess Kay of the Milky Way crowned
Douglas County Hospital gets 'blue ribbon' for vaccination effort
Speaker: Officers are 'not normal; you're special'
Law enforcement blotter: Tuesday, August 23
Osakis tennis runners-up at Highway 10 Open
Sports schedule for Thursday, August 25
99 holes to celebrate 99 years
Fun meets a potential future in stock cars for many young go-kart drivers
Tweaks for progress: Shifted backfield, young line highlight B-E football
Put the fun back in parenting
Walk raises awareness of congenital heart defects
AAHS students, alumni kick off Project 1440
Discovery Middle School hosts orientations, open house
Cunninghams win wing sauce contest
Births - through Aug. 12, 2016
Engaged - Dokken-McFann and Gran
Births - Aug. 3-8, 2016
Engaged - Benning and Notch
Engaged - Butler and Joswiak
DNR to close Mille Lacs walleye season next month
Stringer full of walleyes
Morken: What the numbers say about declining hunters and anglers
Work begins on statewide deer management plan
A big bass for Beau
William 'Bill' Bretz
Clara "Clair" A. Gustafson
Bernard "Bernie" V. Dulski
Arland E. Hirman
Roy A. Johnson
IN THE KNOW: Leadership Alexandria is unique blend with strong return
LETTER: All are born in spiritual darkness
From the archives - 1966: Six boxes of contest butter to be auctioned off at county fair
EDITORIAL: Small towns can have big problems
LETTER: The same old arguments against Christianity
Producers should consider available assistance
Monarchs, roadsides and the law
A century of family and faith
Kensington represented in Princess Kay of the Milky Way
Kalpin family recognized as 2016 U of M Farm Family
Chamber Ambassadors visit three local businesses
Celeste Edenloff returns to Echo Press
Dew Drop Inn changes ownership
Beach named editor of Echo Press
New rules implemented for telemarketers
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
December 31, 2009
Local Slumberland donates beds to families
This holiday season, the Alexandria Slumberland store is working to provide families in need with new beds through its annual Making Homes for the Holidays program. This December, Slumberland Furniture as a whole will donate approximately 1,300 mattress and box spring sets to nonprofit...
December 31, 2009 - 12:00am
December 24, 2009
American Red Cross celebrates National Blood Donor Month
January is National Blood Donor Month. Throughout the month of January, the American Red Cross is celebrating the contributions of millions of blood donors who give patients hope. "During National Blood Donor Month, I'd like to thank all of our dedicated blood donors," said Geoff...
December 24, 2009 - 12:00am
December 11, 2009
Join the family of voluteers in donating blood
Volunteerism remains strong in America despite the tough economy, according to a report from The Corporation for National and Community Service. In fact, the number of volunteers donating blood increased by about 1 million from 2007 to 2008 to a total of 61.8 million.
December 11, 2009 - 12:00am
October 30, 2009
Start a new tradition - donate blood
As family and friends come together and celebrate their Thanksgiving traditions, the American Red Cross offers eligible blood donors another Thanksgiving celebration - gathering together and donating blood. "The donation process takes about an hour and offers families a chance to...
October 30, 2009 - 12:00am
October 14, 2009
Bloodmobiles scheduled in area
Every day, the American Red Cross is dedicated to helping people in need. By getting involved with the Red Cross through blood donation, you can help patients in the area and across the United States. "The need for blood is constant. With only 38 percent of the population eligible...
October 14, 2009 - 12:00am
Do good and donate blood this summer
It's the dog days of summer and many are looking for a way to escape the heat. By making an appointment to donate blood through the American Red Cross, you can enjoy cool beverages and great treats while helping others. "For many, school is just around the corner and vacation time...
August 14, 2009 - 12:00am
July 24, 2009
Need for blood doesn't take a vacation
Blood donations can drop during the summer when many blood donors are vacationing, however, the need for blood is constant. Every day, 38,000 pints of blood are needed for patients across the United States, according to the American Red Cross. "By donating blood, you can make a...
July 24, 2009 - 12:00am
June 3, 2009
Car awaits one lucky JHS graduate
A car, donated by Juettner Motors again this year, will be given away to one lucky Jefferson High School graduate at the 28th annual alcohol-free...
June 3, 2009 - 12:00am
May 22, 2009
Make blood donation part of summer plans
Memorial Day and the beginning of summer are just around the corner. The American Red Cross reminds eligible individuals that the need for blood doesn't take a vacation. "Blood drives at high schools and universities account for about 20 percent of blood donations made through the...
May 22, 2009 - 12:00am
February 25, 2009
Donations to YMCA will be matched by Douglas Machine
Here's another incentive to contribute to the Alexandria Area YMCA project: Your donation will be worth twice as much. That's because Douglas Machine has issued a $50,000 challenge to the community. The company will match dollar for dollar (up to $50,000) every dollar pledged from...
February 25, 2009 - 5:13pm
January 16, 2009
Preparation is key to successful blood donation
Healthy individuals are needed every day to maintain an adequate blood supply for patients in need.
January 16, 2009 - 12:00am
September 24, 2008
Viking Sportsmen get generous donation
The Viking Sportsmen Club is aggressively trying to make the Alexandria lakes area one of the best walleye fishing destinations in Minnesota with a five-year stocking plan. Recently, that plan got a big boost with a very generous donation. The Alexandria Hospitality Association...
September 24, 2008 - 12:00am
August 1, 2008
Donors needed to help maintain blood supply
To help maintain stable blood supplies through summer, the Red Cross urges eligible donors to make an appointment to give blood soon. While local blood needs are always met first, the Red Cross must stand ready to help other regions in the country that are facing serious blood shortages...
August 1, 2008 - 12:00am
July 16, 2008
The beat goes on
If it weren't for a computer glitch, Jay Sheldon might be dead. If a perfectly healthy 28-year-old man hadn't collapsed for no apparent reason, Jay might be dead. If weren't for that young man's decision to be an organ donor, Jay might be dead. But the computer's mouse refused...
July 16, 2008 - 12:00am
July 9, 2008
A perfect stranger
Elroy Frank went in for a routine eye examination - and he walked out with a kidney. Because of a stranger, and her ultimate act of unselfishness, Elroy is alive and well today. "For a complete stranger to step up and do this...I don't know if I can put it into words," Elroy said,...
July 9, 2008 - 12:00am