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Northern Minnesota pair gets skis out -- water skis
Meet the new Pet of the Week: Aurelia (w/video)
More snow, frigid temps on the way
Law enforcement blotter: Wednesday, Dec. 7
Mall evacuated after bomb threat; no bomb found
Alexandria boys hockey: A Strong hat trick leads Alexandria to 5-5 tie
Alexandria girls hockey: Cardinals move to 2-2 after loss to St. Cloud
Shot in the arm? New pitch-count policy draws mixed reviews locally
Boys basketball: Osakis improves to 2-0 at Litchfield
Boys basketball: Knights lose at the buzzer for second straight game
Help homeless animals at holiday bake sale
Christmas tales come to Lakes Area Radio Theatre
Dairy Queen hosts fundraiser to benefit Carla Wheeler
Toys for Kids gives area children Christmas cheer
Second Sunday concert features Christmas sing-along
Butler and Joswiak
Wedding - Steinhagen and Sperl
Wedding - Cunningham and Thielke
Births - Nov. 25, 2016
Wedding - Carlson and Klohn
Catching those early-ice walleyes
From the stand: A good way to end it
Applications open for spring turkey's first two seasons
Morken: Some "hunters" don't represent hunting
Bucks on the ground
Christian "Christy" Lorsung
Ann C. Ebsen
EDITORIAL: Many families are a hiccup away from disaster
LETTER: The theater, a place for progressive thought
LETTER: Theater has always been a place for social commentary
IN THE KNOW: It's Christmastime in the city
FROM THE ARCHIVES - 1966: 17th annual Jingle Bells has 15 performers
Winter grazing of cover crops is subject of workshop
2016 University of Minnesota Top 10 performing annuals
Weak farm economy adds twists to rental negotiations
Producers encouraged to consider FSA options
Applications available for Conservation Stewardship Program
Making a new home
Alex Carpet One supports Building for America's Bravest
Knute Nelson Hospice delivers veteran-centric care
ATCC, area businesses host annual tour days
Sixth Avenue Wine & Ale to close at year's end
hires and promotions
On The Street
August 23, 2013
Habitat for Humanity to hold auction Tuesday
Habitat for Humanity of Douglas County will hold an auction of donated furniture, appliances and building materials on Tuesday, August 27 at 1211 North Nokomis Northeast in Alexandria. Registration is at 5:15 p.m., with the Waldorf Auction Co. Auction beginning at 5:30 p.m. Cash...
August 23, 2013 - 12:00am
August 16, 2013
Nonprofits sought for Stomp for a Cause
Support local nonprofits during Carlos Creek Winery's Stomp for a Cause at its annual Grape Stomp and Wine Festival held Friday through Sunday, September 13-15 at the winery in Alexandria. The festival, featuring live music, art, food and craft vendors and daily grape stomping competitions,...
August 16, 2013 - 12:00am
Thompson family celebrates dedication of home
Rick and Lori Thompson, whose home was the first of two homes built this year in partnership with Thrivent Builds with Habitat for Humanity,...
August 16, 2013 - 12:00am
August 10, 2012
Women's Build golf tourney winners
The team of Jerry Hanson, Vinal Franson, Kevin Casper and Steve Haug captured the Carpenter's Crew 9-hole scramble golf tournament fundraiser...
August 10, 2012 - 12:00am
August 24, 2011
Rally for the Cure winners at Atikwa
The Atikwa Ladies Golf League held its Rally for the Cure tournament fundraiser on June 14. Proceeds from the tournament benefit breast cancer...
August 24, 2011 - 12:00am
October 22, 2010
Rally for the Cure at Atikwa
The Atikwa ladies golf league raised more than $1,000 during their Rally for the Cure golf tournament recently. The funds will go to the Susan G. Komen Foundation, Douglas County chapter of the American Cancer Society and the Douglas County Hospital oncology department. Participating...
October 22, 2010 - 12:00am
February 5, 2010
Blizzard take two
It was certainly a step in the right direction. The Alexandria Blizzard picked up a pair of wins over the weekend in a home-and-home contest...
February 5, 2010 - 12:00am
May 8, 2009
Items needed for Habitat for Humanity's garage, warehouse sales
The public is invited to donate items for Habitat for Humanity of Douglas County's annual garage and warehouse sales. The goal of these events is to assist the local Habitat chapter by reselling good, donated merchandise to raise funds to assist in building of affordable Habitat...
May 8, 2009 - 12:00am
May 6, 2009
Relay For Life of Douglas County holds Survivors Social
The Relay For Life of Douglas County hosted a Douglas County Survivors Social at Broadway Ballroom on April 26. The event brought together survivors...
May 6, 2009 - 12:00am
April 17, 2009
Habitat for Humanity to host Carlos town hall meeting
Habitat for Humanity of Douglas County is building a new home in Carlos this summer. The public is invited to attend a town hall meeting to find out what Habitat for Humanity is all about, who is eligible for a Habitat home (maybe you) and how you can get involved. The meeting will...
April 17, 2009 - 12:00am
April 15, 2009
Interested in helping build affordable homes? Habitat for Humanity to hold spring kickoff
Learn about how Habitat for Humanity works and current volunteer opportunities at the organization's upcoming spring kickoff. It will take place...
April 15, 2009 - 12:00am
Show-stopping fun for shoppers
The Echo Press' 15th annual Lifestyles Expo at the Viking Plaza Mall on April 4 attracted a large crowd of shoppers who browsed nearly 80 exhibits...
April 15, 2009 - 12:00am
April 8, 2009
Alexandria church to broadcast economic meeting with Dave Ramsey
Dave Ramsey, nationally syndicated radio talk show host and New York Times best-selling author, will host a nationally televised town hall meeting to help people discover what's happening with the economy, how we got here, and where we're going. The meeting, titled Town Hall for...
April 8, 2009 - 12:00am
April 1, 2009
New rules enacted for using lakes
With the cold, windy, rainy, snowy weather in recent weeks, it may seem like summer is never going to arrive. But when it does, residents who live on any of Douglas County's 300-plus lakes should make sure they're following the rules. The Douglas County Sheriff's Office (DCSO) recently...
April 1, 2009 - 12:00am
March 27, 2009
First Habitat for Humanity home in Evansville to be built
The alliance between Habitat for Humanity International and Thrivent Financial for Lutherans continues to build hope for low-income families amidst economic difficulties as the mortgage crisis unfolds nationwide. Since 2005, it has given more than 1,000 families an opportunity to...
March 27, 2009 - 12:00am