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Alexandria to hire two new police officers
K9 unit deployed after chase with suspect
Law enforcement blotter: January 23-25, 2015
News Briefs: Dayton signs tax conformity bill
Brady says he's moving on from distractions
Sports schedule for Monday, January 26
NFL, YouTube announce partnership
Jets adding Hogan, Heimerdinger to front office
Sports roundup from Saturday, January 24
Speaker to share about weight loss journey
Harper’s Chord to perform at Carlos Creek
Tribute band plays at upcoming Alexandria Marching Band fundraiser
Take a spiritual journey
Where are they now?
Engaged - Wilts and Hedstrom
Births - Douglas County Hospital through January 12, 2015
Births - Douglas County Hospital through January 3, 2015
Engaged - Pavek and Jossart
Births - Douglas County Hospital through December 28, 2014
Wildlife of Douglas County: Fisher
Dayton proposes expanded buffer zones along Minnesota waters
Wildlife of Douglas County: Short-tailed weasel
Ready for a challenge?
Buck bagged in Wyoming
Ruby Benson, 73
Service - Ruby Benson, 73
Funeral - Allan Altnow, 86
Funeral - Maynard Radil, 79
Allan Altnow, 87
Letter: Can’t afford pro sports
Letter: Quotes can shed light on disputes
Letter: Practicing good hygiene habits is important during cold, flu season
It's Our Turn: Twins take refreshing approach at caravan stop
Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down: Views by the Echo Press
2014 Farm Bill crops education seminars offered
Minnesota Grown Directory seeks new members
Funding secured for water quality initiative
Potato growers invited to hearing on check-off fees January 23
Winter garden college planned
Jody Hanson promoted within Lakes Newspaper Group
JCPenney reports good, bad news
Alexandria Industries CEO outlines keys to company’s success
Alexandria Clinic lab earns accreditation
Operation Round Up grants announced
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
Douglas County Car Care Program
July 25, 2014
Alexandria Motors hosts first Car Care Saturday
Alexandria Motors hosted its first Car Care Saturday for the Douglas County Car Care Program (DCCCP). The staff and volunteers repaired seven vehicles. Two were client vehicles and five vehicles were prepared to be donated to individuals. Alexandria Motors staff evaluated four client...
July 25, 2014 - 12:00am
July 3, 2014
Car care program gives, receives
The Douglas County Car Care Program (DCCCP) continues to make strides in the community in its ability to provide donated cars to those in need. Steve and Dave Thompson, owners of Thompson Heating and Air Conditioning in Alexandria, recently upgraded one of their service vans and...
July 3, 2014 - 12:00am
June 20, 2014
Car Care Program donates 26th car
The Douglas County Car Care Program (DCCCP) gave away its 26th car on a recent DCCCP Saturday. It donated a 2001 Pontiac Grand Am to Linda Mueller of Alexandria. Mueller’s previous car had a severe gas leak, so she had to get rid of it. With the Pontiac, she is looking forward...
June 20, 2014 - 12:00am
May 7, 2014
Car care program honors volunteers
Jim Korkowski named 2013 Volunteer of Year
May 7, 2014 - 12:00am
May 2, 2014
Douglas County Car Care Program expands
Accountability standards met, and a family in need helped
May 2, 2014 - 12:00am
March 21, 2014
Viking Garage Door and Winning Edge team up to help DCCCP
Janet Schiltgen, president of Viking Garage Door, recently bought a new van for the business and donated her used van to the Douglas County Car...
March 21, 2014 - 12:00am
March 12, 2014
Tiremaxx helps Douglas County Car Care Program
When Lee Ostendorf of Tiremaxx was asked to help out the Douglas County Car Care Program (DCCCP) by repairing a 1994 Plymouth Acclaim, he immediately said yes. The car only had 95,000 miles on it. Tiremaxx replaced the head gasket, camshaft, water pump, plugs, wires, distributor,...
March 12, 2014 - 12:00am
February 14, 2014
Donated car will help woman get to work
Jewel Bennett could only get to work with a little help from her friends. That all ended for her when she received a 1990 Volvo wagon from the...
February 14, 2014 - 12:00am
January 31, 2014
Car care program volunteers continue weekly routine
Volunteers for Douglas County Car Care Program (DCCCP) meet for breakfast at Traveler’s Inn early on a Saturday morning before moving over...
January 31, 2014 - 12:00am
January 9, 2014
Alexandria resident receives free car
Alexandria Industries supported the Douglas County Car Care Program (DCCCP) nonprofit with a financial donation used to repair a donated car given to a local Alexandria resident. Donna Sannan received her free car just in time for Christmas. Sannan works full time and needed a reliable...
January 9, 2014 - 10:27pm
R and R Enterprizes donates time to car care program
Ray Rutten, owner of R and R Enterprizes, recently called the Douglas County Car Care Program and asked if he could help. When the One-a-Month...
October 9, 2013 - 12:17am