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Will Alexandria host Governor's Fishing Opener?
Man dies in Otter Tail crash as wintry weather returns
Helicopter crash victim now in dispute with employer
Meeting to explore effects of Agent Orange on veterans
Speaker promotes the power of positivity
Sports schedule for Thursday, April 27
Adapted Bowling: Alex PI team takes two-pin win
Boys Golf: Alexandria endures weather, wins fourth straight meet
Track and Field: Ludwig first in both throwing events
Softball: Sixth inning sinks Cards at Apollo
Lakes Area Radio Theatre hosts two classic shows
Kensington Area Heritage Society announces Saturday event
Evansville Art Center presents 22nd annual Poetry Night
Educational event helps families manage autism in their home
Gala to feature student-made items in silent auction
Engaged - Schmidt and Murray
Engaged - Harstad and Engebretson
Wedding - Von Bank and Hoelscher
Wedding - Skudlarek and Oestreich
Births - March 31, 2017
Mike Frisch: Catch bigger fish
Morken: No better time than now for turkey hunting in Minnesota
Worth the drive: Wyoming produces on opening morning
Mike Frisch: Which jig is the right jig for walleyes?
A walk in the woods is always worth it
Robert Joseph Schlosser
Jarrin "Jerry" Stark
Letter: Peterson's office: Big hat, no cattle
Echo Press editorial: Shed more light on unclaimed property
It's Our Turn: Is it just a game?
Letter: Sanctuary cities are lunacy
COMMENTARY: Don't shortchange students
Robin Trott: Five steps to conserving water in your garden
Steve Frericks: Ask for help in tough times
Extension to offer low-tunnel strawberry workshop
Minnesota Farmers Union to host rural issues discussion
Agriculture going strong in Douglas County
Chamber introduces new networking event
ATCC Foundation holds scholarship recognition event
Carlos Creek Winery honored at Progress Minnesota event
Tech company sprouts from the ground up
A restaurant revival
hires and promotions
On The Street
Douglas County Hospital
April 22, 2017
Births - April 21, 2017
Douglas County Hospital April 13 Boy, Rachael Beers and Antwaun Phillips, Fergus Falls Girl, Marissa Casey and Bradley Eckel, Alexandria April 14 Boy, Marie and Eugene Krause, Long Prairie Girl, Crystal and John Defoe, Alexandria Births from Jan. 1 to April 14, 2017: 176.
April 22, 2017 - 7:22am
April 15, 2017
Births - April 14, 2017
Douglas County Hospital April 3 Boy, Anthony Brummond and Ashley Maeyaert, Alexandria April 6 Girl, Rachel and Brandon Orsten, Brooten Boy, Joshua Kunkel and Catrina Zurmiller, Alexandria April 8 Boy, Katelyn and Joshua Hedstrom, Alexandria Births from Jan. 1 to April 8, 2017: 168....
April 15, 2017 - 8:43am
April 14, 2017
Visitor restrictions lifted at hospital
Visitor restrictions due to influenza have been lifted at the Douglas County Hospital. There has been a drop in reported influenza cases in the west central region and according to the Minnesota Department of Health, the influenza season is now over. The hospital will continue to...
April 14, 2017 - 9:29am
Bill helps county hospitals by loosening investment restrictions
The Minnesota Senate has passed bipartisan legislation to help state- and county-owned hospitals throughout Minnesota, including Douglas County...
April 14, 2017 - 6:17am
April 13, 2017
Students in health-related field can apply for scholarship
The Douglas County Hospital Auxiliary is now accepting applications for its scholarship program. The purpose of the scholarship is to encourage an individual to seek continued education in a health-related field, to promote the improved quality of patient care, and to encourage employment...
April 13, 2017 - 9:54am
April 12, 2017
County gets $60,000 for Brophy Park trails
The biking and hiking trails proposed at Lake Brophy Park got a $60,000 boost thanks in part to Douglas County Hospital and Sanford Health. At Tuesday's Douglas County Board meeting, commissioners approved an agreement from the Douglas County Hospital and Sanford Health for a combined...
April 12, 2017 - 7:53am
April 7, 2017
Births - April 7, 2017
Douglas County Hospital March 27 Boy, Breeanna Houck and Nicolas Irizarry, Glenwood Girl, Samantha and Kevin Pommier, Long Prairie March 30 Girl, Annie and Brent Pederson, Dumont April 1 Boy, Cami and Michael Huss, St. Cloud April 2 Boy, Jayme Mikel and Daniel Urman, Long Prairie...
April 7, 2017 - 6:05am
March 31, 2017
Births - March 31, 2017
Douglas County Hospital March 21 Boy, Ashley Ames and Chad Davis, Clitherall March 22 Boy, Amanda and Eric Primus, Belgrade March 23 Girl, Maria and Justin Lopau, Alexandria Boy, Kayla and Joshua Schmidt, Hoffman March 24 Boy, MacKinzie and Lance Shores, Evansville Girl, Amanda and...
March 31, 2017 - 11:00am
March 24, 2017
Healing hearts: Rentz retires from nursing career
Nearly every day for the past 32 years, registered nurse Jennifer Rentz has spent her days at the Douglas County Hospital as the coordinator...
March 24, 2017 - 8:00am
Births - March 24, 2017
Douglas County Hospital March 13 Boy, Bethany and Alexander Huls, Alexandria March 17 Girl, Beverly Pieske and Randy Higgins, Hancock March 18 Boy, Coley and Ryan Wagner, Garfield March 20 Girl, Ashley Gebhardt and Kristofer Holden, Osakis Girl, Tabatha and Derick Swenson, Alexandria...
March 24, 2017 - 8:00am
March 17, 2017
Births - March 17, 2017
Douglas County Hospital March 8 Girl, LeeAnna and Briant Weber, Alexandria March 10 Twin Boys, Rebecca and Chad Melton, Alexandria March 11 Girl, Megan Lockwood and Anthony Gill, Alexandria Births from Jan. 1 to March 11, 2017: 121.
March 17, 2017 - 9:00am
March 10, 2017
Births - March 8, 2017
Douglas County Hospital March 2 Girl, Kacie and Bryant Sullivan, Parkers Prairie March 3 Girl, Molly and Matthew Ihnen, Alexandria March 4 Girl, Julie and Nathan Burmeister, Alexandria March 5 Twin Girls, Jazmyn and Jason Arvidson, Parkers Prairie March 6 Girl, Christine and Brennen...
March 10, 2017 - 10:00am
March 3, 2017
Douglas County Hospital staff attends Homeland Security Training
Scott DeLong, material management specialist and member of the Emergency Management Team at Douglas County Hospital, recently completed training...
March 3, 2017 - 10:00am
Births - March 3, 2017
Douglas County Hospital Feb. 21 Boy, Nicole and Michael Rowe, Long Prairie Boy, Ariel and Garrett Greenwood, Henning Feb. 22 Girl, Rebecca and Erick Sletto, Brandon Feb. 24 Twin Girls, Amber and Jeremy Holmstrom, Alexandria Births from Jan. 1 to Feb. 24, 2017: 98.
March 3, 2017 - 9:00am
February 24, 2017
Births - Feb. 24, 2017
Douglas County Hospital Feb. 14 Boy, April Klinghagen and Ethan Hvezda, Alexandria Girl, Bailey and Darrien Prather, Alexandria Feb. 16 Twin Girls, Chandra and Steven Schmitz, Sauk Centre Feb. 17 Girl, Courtney and Christopher Wait, Morris Births from Jan. 1 to Feb. 17, 2017: 89....
February 24, 2017 - 10:00am