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Taxes to dip for some in Alexandria
Plans take shape for veterans memorial
City Hall to add credit card machine
Willmar man gets prison term for kidnapping estranged wife
Manslaughter charges filed in central Minn. case where man was run over in farmyard
Sports briefs: Munsch named COY, Aces tryouts next week
Volleyball: Knights gain momentum as Chargers search for answers
Tennis: Silverstreaks improve to 15-1 with another victory
WCA takes first in Class A at huge Mega Meet
Football: Lakers fall to Warriors, 23-7
Cedar Building seeks 'history hoarders' and provides glimpses into past
For the record
Photo of the Week
Don & Betty Kuelbs
Gary & Molly Buse
Gary & Molly Buse
DNR release: Optimistic about Saturday's duck opener
Posted, but done properly? Rules, prosecuting case can be complicated
Mike Frisch: Cover more water
A whirlwind of a win: Alexandria anglers take big payday in first pro tournament
DNR roadside survey: Pheasant index down 26 percent
Mary M. Odland
James "Jim" W. Anderson
Lorraine K. Porter
Michelle Kay "Ma Miller" Miller
Letter: Music and songs with meaning
Commentary: A dialogue on race and a Confederate flag
It's Our Turn: The importance of precise guesstimation
Letter: Who earned the right to sit during anthem?
Echo Press Editorial: Feds delay in health care hurts consumers
Dairy council seeks candidates
Tomato tasting at the library
What's wrong with my tomato plant?
There's still time to plant veggies
Haying and grazing OK on some Conservation Reserve land
Fairfield Inn to open in January
Data trackers zero in on Alexandria area
Tastefully Simple confirms layoffs, opening up building space for tenants
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Douglas County Hospital
January 13, 2017
Births - Jan. 13, 2017
Douglas County Hospital Jan. 2 Girl, Brittany and Nicholas Laven, Fergus Falls Boy, Hannah and Donald Pittman, Alexandria Jan. 5 Girl, Tonya and Jamie Nelson, Alexandria Jan. 6 Girl, Lindsey and Jacob Haan, Alexandria Jan. 7 Girl, Sarah and Jeremy Mueller, Fergus Falls Twin boys,...
January 13, 2017 - 11:00am
January 11, 2017
Tragic night turns to celebration
The last time many first responders saw North Memorial pilot Joshua Jones, flight paramedic Miles Weske and flight nurse Scott Scepaniak, the...
January 11, 2017 - 10:17am
January 6, 2017
Births - Jan. 6, 2017
Douglas County Hospital Dec. 27 Girl, Victoria and Keith Iverson, Alexandria Twins, girl and boy, Jenna Bous and Tyler Kluver, Alexandria Dec. 28 Girl, Katie and Jonathon Bratvold, Ashby Dec. 29 Girl, Tammy and Kasey Reque, Alexandria Births from Jan. 1 to Dec. 29, 2016: 647.
January 6, 2017 - 11:00am
Two births ring in the new year at Douglas County Hospital
This year, two families rang in the new year by celebrating the births of their babies at the Douglas County Hospital. Nick and Brittany Laven...
January 6, 2017 - 10:00am
Blood shortage at 'crisis level'
Snow and cold have disrupted a lot of lives this winter, including the lives of people who make a point to donate blood. That has led the American Red Cross, which supplies blood for Douglas County Hospital and numerous other health care providers across Minnesota, to put out an...
January 6, 2017 - 6:00am
December 30, 2016
Births - Dec. 30, 2016
Douglas County Hospital Dec. 19 Girl, Ashley and Alexander Coleman, Hoffman Dec. 20 Boy, Vanessa and Kevin McNamara, Elbow Lake Dec. 21 Girl, Kristin Bradley and Evan Dahle, Alexandria Dec. 22 Girl, Stephanie and Nathan Uecker, Parkers Prairie Births from Jan. 1 to Dec. 22, 2016:...
December 30, 2016 - 8:00am
December 23, 2016
Douglas County Hospital Dec. 13 Girl, Anna Leinen and Jacob Whalen, Long Prairie Boy, Jessica and Jamie Hiltner, Sauk Centre Dec. 14 Boy, Amy and Michael Jones, Alexandria Dec. 16 Boy, Kaylee and Zachary Johnson, Alexandria Births from Jan. 1 to Dec. 16, 2016: 628.
December 23, 2016 - 11:00am
December 16, 2016
Births - Dec. 16, 2016
Douglas County Hospital Dec. 6 Boy, Marie and Chad Linow, Alexandria Boy, Chelsea Atkinson and Zachary Woller, Alexandria Dec. 7 Boy, Amy and Jeffrey Linn, Alexandria Boy, Alisha and Kenneth Armstrong, Starbuck Boy, Ashley Stansberry and Eric Platzer, Merrifeld Dec. 8 Girl, Jacqueline...
December 16, 2016 - 9:00am
December 9, 2016
Births - Dec. 9, 2016
Douglas County Hospital Nov. 28 Boy, Amy and Justin Swart, Alexandria Nov. 29 Girl, Kelsey Proell and Jay Amundson, Alexandria Nov. 30 Boy, Danielle and Allen Zarbok, Garfield Dec. 1 Boy, Amanda and Paul Cordes, Alexandria Dec. 2 Boy, Ashley and Michael Martin-Lowers, Starbuck Boy,...
December 9, 2016 - 10:00am
Bending is the rule
If you drive by the construction site at the Douglas County Hospital at 7 a.m. or 12:30 p.m., you might catch a glimpse of the wave, the bobble...
December 9, 2016 - 6:00am
November 25, 2016
Births - Nov. 25, 2016
Douglas County Hospital Nov. 13 Girl, Jennifer and Chad Meemken, Albany Boy, Ashley and William Ness, Evansville Nov. 15 Boy, Nicole Denny and Erick Precht, Ashby Boy, Kayla and Zachary Bitzan, Brandon Nov. 17 Girl, Kassidy and Darrin Mahn, Garfield Nov. 18 Girl, Bobbi and Joseph...
November 25, 2016 - 9:18am
November 18, 2016
Births - Nov. 18, 2016
Douglas County Hospital Nov. 8 Boy, Mikalah Speed and Brandon Gudde, Alexandria Nov. 9 Boy, Cari and Christopher Lynch, Alexandria Nov. 11 Boy, Lea and Evan Tepfer, Sauk Centre Nov. 12 Girl, Chelsie Roering and Chad Shultz, Nelson Births from Jan. 1 to Nov. 12, 2016: 551.
November 18, 2016 - 9:00am
November 11, 2016
Births - Nov. 9, 2016
Douglas County Hospital Oct. 31 Boy, Taylor Noetzelman and Caleb Slavik, Garfield Nov. 1 Girl, Shelby and Amos Eisel, Alexandria Nov. 2 Boy, Jessica and Adam Gadbaw, Miltona Births from Jan. 1 to Nov. 2, 2016: 536.
November 11, 2016 - 12:00pm
November 4, 2016
Births - Nov. 4, 2016
Douglas County Hospital Oct. 24 Boy, Melissa Norby and Darin Lang, Parkers Prairie Oct. 25 Boy, Sara and Abram Schmidt, Alexandria Oct. 26 Boy, Elizabeth and Adam Jorschumb, Wheaton Oct. 27 Boy, Heather and Timothy Zupan, Alexandria Oct. 30 Girl, Jill and Joseph Niehaus, Osakis Births...
November 4, 2016 - 9:00am
October 28, 2016
Douglas County Hospital Oct. 17 Boy, Jackie Bergerud and William Johnson, Dalton Oct. 19 Boy, Angela and Eric Jacobson, Osakis Boy, Kristi & Kerry Krafthefer, Farwell Oct. 22 Boy, Mary and Jonathan Moore, Brandon Oct. 23 Twin Girls, Lydia and Alexander Kolb, Alexandria Boy, Hunter...
October 28, 2016 - 12:00pm