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'Good progress' reported on Highway 29 bridge in south Alexandria
Law enforcement blotter: Thursday, August 25
'Awesome' State Fair opens with more security
Motorcycle crash victim says gear saved his life
Search continues for victim as two boats collide on Park Rapids lake
Girls tennis: Osakis ties for seventh at Delano tourney
Girls soccer: Tie tests Alex to begin season
Sports schedule for Friday, August 26
A chance for another title for Carlos Whitecaps
Hobie's new toy: Released in April, the Eclipse paddleboard draws intrigue
Underwater Art: Decoys on display in Evansville
Robby Vee finishes out summer concert series
Harper's Chord comes to Carlos Creek Winery
Alpha Course teaches basics of faith
Strive to be a foundation for others
Births - Aug. 26, 2016
Engaged - Hanson and Lund
Births - through Aug. 12, 2016
Engaged - Dokken-McFann and Gran
Births - Aug. 3-8, 2016
DNR to close Mille Lacs walleye season next month
Morken: What the numbers say about declining hunters and anglers
Stringer full of walleyes
Work begins on statewide deer management plan
A big bass for Beau
Carol J. Hansen
William 'Bill' Bretz
Clara "Clair" A. Gustafson
Bernard "Bernie" V. Dulski
Arland E. Hirman
COMMENTARY: What they're fighting over
COMMENTARY: Clean Power Plan will penalize Minnesota
IT'S OUR TURN: Recalling the dawn of the digital age; facing its challenges
EDITORIAL: Long wait for mental health care must be fixed
IN THE KNOW: Leadership Alexandria is unique blend with strong return
Producers should consider available assistance
Monarchs, roadsides and the law
A century of family and faith
Kensington represented in Princess Kay of the Milky Way
Kalpin family recognized as 2016 U of M Farm Family
MMFCU concludes 60 Days of Giving campaign
Community solar program shining for REA
Chamber Ambassadors visit three local businesses
Celeste Edenloff returns to Echo Press
Dew Drop Inn changes ownership
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
May 20, 2016
Douglas Machine to open employee health clinic
Douglas Machine in Alexandria, an employee-owned business and a provider of packaging automation and services, has announced Douglas Health, a clinic offering personal care, affordable services and convenience for its employees and their families. The clinic will open on Thursday,...
May 20, 2016 - 12:00am
February 19, 2016
Douglas Machine Foundation awards $20,000 to DCCCP
The Douglas Machine Foundation helped meet the $165,000 budget for the Douglas County Car Care Program (DCCCP) by providing a grant for $20,000. As an independent 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, DCCCP has to rely on donations and grants to maintain the operating costs. The Douglas...
February 19, 2016 - 12:00am
October 9, 2015
Gang member turns life around
Drug addiction, pill pushing, and motor gangs. That was the only life Dan Zallar, 51, of Alexandria ever knew.
October 9, 2015 - 12:00am
August 7, 2015
K-9 demonstration and donation
The employees of Douglas Machine in Alexandria donated $7,000 to the Douglas County K-9 Unit. Each year, the company holds an employee raffle...
August 7, 2015 - 12:00am
April 2, 2013
Douglas Machine to present free documentary on employee ownership
Douglas Machine will present a free showing of the critically acclaimed documentary, "What Does It Mean to be Owner?" at Cinema 9 Midway Mall in Alexandria this Thursday, April 4. Showtimes are 7 and 8:30 p.m. The documentary examines why ownership matters to all types of employees...
April 2, 2013 - 3:28pm
January 21, 2011
Scientific breakthroughs - Franken 'jazzed' by Douglas Machine's high-tech advances
For the second time in a week, a U.S. senator visited Alexandria to glean information about creating jobs and technological opportunities. On...
January 21, 2011 - 12:00am
April 30, 2010
Dumpster diving at Douglas Machine
Last Thursday wasn't a typical day at the office for the senior management executives at Douglas Machine in Alexandria. They were scrounging...
April 30, 2010 - 12:00am
March 3, 2010
Manufacturing poised for a comeback
It appears Minnesota manufacturers are more optimistic about the economy right now than they were a year ago. Or, at least the leaders of manufacturing businesses are "more optimistic about their own ability to weather the storm," according to Bob Kill, president and CEO of Enterprise...
March 3, 2010 - 12:05am
February 24, 2010
Manufacturing poll results to be revealed
Bob Kill, president and CEO of Enterprise Minnesota, will present and analyze the findings from the second annual State of Manufacturing poll at a manufacturing conference this Thursday. The conference will take place from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
February 24, 2010 - 12:00am
January 29, 2010
Douglas Machine gets $276,300 grant for training
The state Department of Employment and Economic Development's Minnesota Job Skills Partnership (MJSP) program recently provided a $276,300 grant to support advanced training for 84 employees of Douglas Machine Inc., of Alexandria. The three-year training collaboration includes MJSP,...
January 29, 2010 - 12:00am
August 14, 2009
Peterson talks health, energy
Douglas Machine hosted a meeting Tuesday for 35 manufacturers in the 7th Congressional District to meet with U.S. Representative Collin Peterson...
August 14, 2009 - 12:05am
June 26, 2009
Douglas Machine breaks ground on expansion project
Douglas Machine Inc.
June 26, 2009 - 12:00am