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Christmas service held at historic Spruce Hill Church
Unique memorial honors vet: Flag disposal box set up in Lowry
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MNsure allows longer for people to enroll for health insurance
Woman dies after ATV goes through ice near Bemidji
Sports scores from Saturday, Dec. 16
Basketball scores from Friday, Dec. 15
Boys basketball: Lakers run winning streak to five games
Blizzard hockey: Alexandria runs December winning streak to five games
Girls basketball: Second half propels Knights past Hancock
A space for young learners: Library exhibit combines science and art
One page at a time: Library can help you through the holidays
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
Donors can swap books for wine
A family affair: Three generations of women keep salon growing
Serving up 'real food'
Helping African firefighters
From the stand: Adjusting to late season
New northern pike regulations coming in 2018
Extremely rare Canada lynx spotted in Minnesota's Chippewa National Forest
Mike Frisch: Icing winter walleyes
Local hunters keep an eye on CWD developments
Lou B. Geris
Luella "Lou" Geris
Barbara Ellen Merreighn Lommen
Monica Mary Baltes
Kenneth "Fritz" Roy Dahlke
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LETTER: An onslaught against Christian values
Extension schedules land rent meeting for farmers, landowners
Managing boxelder bugs as the cold sets in
Step away from that pruning saw!
Going far with 4-H horses
County crafting buffer compliance rules
Pelican Lake wind turbine canceled by power co-op
Seeking top young professionals
ATCC Foundation honors 2017 philanthropists
On The Street
Bello Cucina abruptly closes doors for good
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November 30, 2016
Ag association seeks fair manager
With an attendance that just keeps growing and a list of events that keeps getting bigger, the Douglas County Agriculture Association is looking...
November 30, 2016 - 6:00am
November 25, 2016
Another whopper of a crop
Corn harvest in Douglas County has wrapped up with another year of strong yields — so strong that some farmers delayed harvesting while waiting for elevator or storage space to open up. "In the Upper Midwest, there's just not enough storage for a crop of this size," said Tim...
November 25, 2016 - 9:00am
November 23, 2016
It's time for Light Up the Night
The time has come for the Echo Press' third annual Light Up the Night Christmas lights contest of Douglas County. So start planning and decorating...
November 23, 2016 - 10:16am
November 22, 2016
Producers encouraged to consider FSA options
What a blessing this fall has been. Yes, we started very wet, but we have experienced an extended above average timeline that made for extremely good harvest conditions. I have seen cattle in seasonal pastures later into the fall than ever before.
November 22, 2016 - 11:00am
Employee housing project faces opposition
A boarding house project at Arrowwood Resort and Conference Center in Alexandria is drawing a lot of opposition from neighbors. The resort has...
November 22, 2016 - 6:00am
November 20, 2016
Two injured in Douglas County crash
Two people were injured when a driver ran a stop sign Saturday in Douglas County, according the Minnesota State Patrol. Daniel Dziengel, 64, of Alexandria, was westbound in a Toyota Corolla on 39th Avenue Northeast and ran a stop sign on state Highway 29, hitting a Ford Escape,...
November 20, 2016 - 8:55am
November 18, 2016
Election costs Douglas County 158 hours of OT
Douglas County employees worked an estimated 158 hours of overtime in connection with the Nov. 8 election, with temporary staff adding an estimated 251 election-related hours . Auditor/Treasurer Char Rosenow provided an update on last week's election at Tuesday's Douglas County Board...
November 18, 2016 - 7:00am
November 12, 2016
Alexandria man run over, killed by combine
A farm accident claimed the life of a Douglas County man Friday, Nov. 11. Ewald Wussow, 62, of Alexandria, was killed when he was run over by a combine driven by his brother, Donovan Wussow, 63, of Garfield, according to a news release from the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office....
November 12, 2016 - 7:49am
November 11, 2016
Englund, Rapp elected to county board
Two newcomers — Keith Englund and Jerry Rapp — will join the Douglas County Board in January, taking over for long-time commissioners...
November 11, 2016 - 9:12am
November 9, 2016
LRAC Artist Mentor program now taking applications
Lake Region Arts Council is once again offering regional high school students in grades nine through 11 the opportunity to be a "protégée artist." The LRAC Artist Mentor program matches students with professional artists who will mentor the students for 15 hours this summer. Students...
November 9, 2016 - 9:00am
November 8, 2016
UPDATE 1:04 AM: More election results; Englund, Rapp win
Welcome to Election Night! This is the place to get the latest information about local races in Douglas County. Results will be updated as the...
November 8, 2016 - 9:06pm
November 4, 2016
Shooting range standards in the works
Douglas County is looking at developing an ordinance for public and semi-public shooting ranges. The public, however, will get a say first before the ordinance would be approved by the five Douglas County commissioners.
November 4, 2016 - 9:00am
Early voting well under way
A total of 2,658 voters in Douglas County already have cast their ballot for the Nov. 8 election. That's the number of absentee ballots received...
November 4, 2016 - 6:00am
November 2, 2016
Share your talent for Jingle Bells Telethon
Are you willing to share your talent for a good cause? Then head on out and audition for the Jingle Bells Telethon. Auditions will be held Saturday, Nov. 12, and Sunday, Nov. 20, from 3 to 6 p.m. at Lake Geneva Christian Center in Alexandria. No reservation time is needed, and auditions...
November 2, 2016 - 10:00am
October 26, 2016
Much agreement among county commissioner candidates
Several topics were discussed among the candidates vying for seats on the Douglas County Board of Commissioners but there wasn't much debate...
October 26, 2016 - 11:00am