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Out and About in Douglas County
Thousands of motorists cited for not buckling up
Court of Appeals rules government can enter renters' homes
Alexandria School Board approves District Policy revisions
RibFest turnout may have been best ever
Panthers embrace heightened expectations after runner-up finish
Legion baseball: New-look Post 188 squad outlasted by undefeated Glenwood-Lowry
Viking Speedway to host Late Model special this Saturday
VFW 15s swept at Willmar
Up to the challenge
EVERYDAY GOURMET: Meals on the grill maximize taste, minimize cleanup
Driver improvement program offered
Independence Day travel numbers to break records
Parades, fireworks, celebrations round out the Fourth
Italian touches enhance humble flank steak
Kristin Rose Elmer of Duluth and Nathaniel Thomas Vetter of Prior Lake announce their engagement.
Births - June 17, 2016
Engaged - Shimota and Holm
Engaged - Doty and Johnson
Births - June 10, 2016
Mike Frisch: Planer boards for more fish this summer
A final shot at state
Alex's John and Drake Herd pull out top prize at Lake Osakis Walleye Tournament
One for the wall
Walgrave's big day
Robert "Bob" Carlisle
James "Jim" Dittberner
Duane A. Wagner
David Steve Edmunds
Sandra R. Hinderschied
LETTER: Beware of barbecued bugs
LETTER: We should be forever grateful
COMMENTARY: A constitutional response to gun violence
FROM THE ARCHIVES - 1966: Oscar Lake Church in Farwell to celebrate 100th anniversary
EDITORIAL: Beware of business 'vanity awards'
GARDENING TIPS: Plant a Patriotic Centerpiece for the Fourth of July
FSA county committee nomination period is open
Producers should file crop certification report
Value added producer grants available
How to plant a tree
Golfers raise $17,000 in support of United Way
First Security Bank awards student scholarships
Better Business Bureau hopes to mute speaker scam
Servpro opens doors to local area
K-LAKES Radio hits the airwaves
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
Ecumen Bethany Community
May 13, 2016
Ecumen Bethany Community honors those that serve
In honor of Memorial Day, Monday, May 30, Ecumen Bethany Community in Alexandria presents an opportunity to recognize those that have served, past and present. With a $50 tax deductible donation, individuals can honor a veteran with an LED-lit flag that will be placed on the hill...
May 13, 2016 - 12:00am
February 19, 2016
Ecumen Bethany awards first Ecumen Scholar
Ecumen Bethany Community in Alexandria recently handed out the first award through its Ecumen Scholars program. The program is a workforce development...
February 19, 2016 - 12:00am
September 4, 2015
Ecumen Bethany Community gets five-star rating
Ecumen Bethany Community in Alexandria has received the highest possible overall quality rating of five stars from the Centers for Medicare and...
September 4, 2015 - 12:00am
March 27, 2015
Ecumen Bethany Community named a best workplace
Ecumen Bethany Community, along with other Ecumen communities, has been named one of Minnesota’s Best Places to Work by the Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal for the ninth time. “We’re so fortunate to attract talented people in the community who want to work with us and...
March 27, 2015 - 12:00am
February 18, 2015
Managing medication: Ecumen Bethany project connects patients with pharmacists
Alexandria’s Ecumen Bethany Community is starting a new project to avoid accidents and hospitalizations associated with the mismanagement of...
February 18, 2015 - 12:00am
November 21, 2014
Ecumen Bethany is site of new program
Ecumen Bethany Community in Alexandria is one of nine sites across Minnesota implementing a $1.7 million grant from the Minnesota Department...
November 21, 2014 - 12:00am
June 13, 2014
Ecumen Bethany receives 2014 BIAD Award
Ecumen Bethany was selected as the recipient of the 2014 Business and Industrial Appreciation Day (BIAD) Award by the Boards of Directors of...
Business / awards
June 13, 2014 - 12:00am
January 15, 2014
Author to speak on Alzheimer’s book at Ecumen
Local author Lynda Converse has released her first book, His Name Was Merle: Our Journey through Alzheimer’s Disease. The public is invited to a presentation on Converse’s book on Thursday, January 30 at 2 p.m. at Ecumen Bethany Community in Alexandria. Converse will present...
Life / events
January 15, 2014 - 8:51am
October 25, 2013
Ecumen named one of Minnesota’s best workplaces
Ecumen Bethany Community, along with other Ecumen communities, has been named one of Minnesota’s Best Places to Work by the Minneapolis-Saint...
Business / awards
October 25, 2013 - 9:26am
October 3, 2013
Ecumen Lights of Honor celebration set for October 19
Ecumen Bethany Community in Alexandria will host a Lights of Honor celebration on Saturday, October 19 at 6:30 p.m. Residents, friends and families of the lakes area are invited to join the celebration. The annual All-Saints service will provide an opportunity of reflection. Refreshments...
October 3, 2013 - 9:49am
September 27, 2013
Public invited to blessing of the animals
The public is invited to a blessing of the animals on Saturday, October 5 at 10:30 a.m. at Ecumen Bethany Community, 1020 Lark Street, Circle Drive, Alexandria. In addition to a special blessing, each pet will receive a certificate of blessing, a free picture and a goody bag. Pets...
Life / faith
September 27, 2013 - 9:25am