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Update: Downpour causes flooding but minimal damage
UPDATE: Drowning victim was a boat mechanic with 'a huge heart'
Motorcycle run to raise awareness of mental illness
Law enforcement blotter: Friday, August 26 through Sunday, August 28
Man arrested after shots fired at Spicer Zorbaz
Girls tennis: Landmark wins fuel Cards' undefeated start
Viking Speedway: Thoennes holds off Zach Johnson as curfew ends things early
Volleyball: Osakis goes 2-2 at Albany Tournament
Sports schedule for Saturday, August 27
Girls tennis: Osakis ties for seventh at Delano tourney
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
Youth Day draws a huge crowd again
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
Brandon D. Randt
Myrtle Annette McKay
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
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