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One-room Minnesota schoolhouse student, now 96, and her teacher, 107, reunite
Getting a jump on spring
Alexandria junior earns perfect score on ACT
Meet the new Pet of the Week: Ratchet (w/video)
Law enforcement blotter: Wednesday, March 22
Paulson honored as Knights MVP
Four B-E players named LEC, Pheasant all-league
Alexandria's Walker named section swim COY
The end of an era: Simpson steps down at B-E after 605 head coaching wins
Homecoming: Swedberg takes over the Alex boys golf program he grew up in
Cancer benefit is set for Randy Beman
Organic Gardening Club to host barn dance
LIBRARY NEWS: Finding the time to read
Nowells to speak about merging of sports, Christianity
Sweetwater Revival to give concert of hope, encouragement
Births - March 17, 2017
Births - March 8, 2017
Engaged - Freiderich and Blumhoefer
Births - March 3, 2017
Engaged - Lee and Dybdal
Mike Frisch: What's my walleye line?
Art of every size, shape and color
DNR release: Catch-and-release summer walleye season announced for Mille Lacs
Carvers coming to the RCC
Bald eagles migrating back to Minnesota
Lynnette "Lynn" M. Kalina
Betty A. Dittberner
Christina Michelle Jackson
IN THE KNOW: Alexandria is top micropolitan in Minnesota
LETTER: Asking nicely; this time only
LETTER: Please don't litter
LETTER: Don't doubt that people want jobs
GUEST EDITORIAL: Sail a course to Real ID
Agriculture going strong in Douglas County
Douglas County Master Gardeners present Let's Get Growing workshop
Wussows named a Yieldmaster contest winner
Nominate a Farm Mom of the Year
Selecting fragrant flowers for your cutting garden
Coffee lover branches out: Alexandria man turns roasting into a side business
Ecumen Bethany Community receives Customer Experience Award
Parkers Prairie bar and grill is first to serve liquor
Dilley Zimny Insurance named a Circle of Excellence Agency
Ecumen Bethany Community receives workforce grant
hires and promotions
On The Street
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