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Two from Garfield hurt in crash
Celebrating butter in Millerville
For the record
AgweekTV: Canola is king
Out-musseling the mussels: Researcher hopeful of new tactic against invasive species
Snowmen run over Bismarck into semis
Legion Baseball: Alexandria falls to Moorhead, survives through Saturday
Legion Baseball: Rain delays Alex-Moorhead game until Saturday morning
Junior Legion: Blacks win District 9 title
The pitch for horseshoes
VFW Auxiliary to host salad luncheon
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
At Douglas County Library: Fun socks, Legos and oh yeah, books!
Tickets available for 25th chamber music festival
Lakes museum plans events for book lovers
Engaged - Friedrichs and Werk
Engaged - Batcher and Janssen
Engaged - Berglin and Kolden
Engaged - Gearman and Whiting
Wedding - Karthikeyan and Freborg
Should have got a bigger net: Eight-year old lands 50-incher on Miltona
Mike Frisch: Froggin' for big bass
Plenty of panfish for annual Senior Fishing Day
A booming bass bite: Local tournament circuit finds success on area lakes
Morken: Summer deer-hunting work will pay off in the fall
Charles S. "Chuck" Harris
Clifford W. Wunderlich
Lois Elaine Lindberg
Joy L. McWhorter
It's Our Turn: Dare to do a random act of kindness
Letter: Welcome sign needs attention
Views by the Echo Press Editorial Board: Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down
Letter: State's budget process is concerning
Commentary: Look at the big picture for B-E
Millerville gets hands-on with butter
Tractors to parade down 36 mile memory lane
Douglas County 4-H campers
Cattlemen invite public to July 11 get-together
4-H announces K-3 summer camps
A new place for ink opens in Alexandria
Author Faith Sullivan to sign books in Alexandria
Knute Nelson partners with Centrex Rehab, adds memory care unit
Glenwood State Bank joins top workplace list
New wedding venue opens in Alexandria
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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