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Get your water checked at upcoming clinic
‘She’s all of ours’: Candlelight vigil and prayer service held for missing teen
Ready, set, mow! Lawn mowers become battle-tested at fair
Weekend rain strains sewer plant's capacity
Law Enforcement Blotter: Thursday, August 17
Sports schedule for Saturday, Aug. 19
Sports schedule for Friday, August 18
Football: B-E ready to make next step
Next man up: Empting takes over at QB after Roste's three-year run
A promise kept: Plan started at the Viking Speedway is rekindled after the death of a friend
Christian group forms to challenge government corruption, tyranny
Knute Nelson to celebrate Alexandria's seniors
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
Habitat for Humanity dedicates two new homes
Photo of the Week
Johnson - Engebretson
Morken: Habitat key to curbing coyotes' effect on fawns
DNR report: Fewer small game hunters buy licenses in 2016
Morken: Death of Bosek hits hard for many
Plenty of deer harvest opportunities locally
DNR sees illegal use of hydraulic jets on more local waters
James "Jim" K. Davern
Orvis L. Jibben
John "Jack" McLaughlin
Delores M. Johnson
THUMBS UP/THUMBS DOWN: Views of the Echo Press Editorial Board
It's Our Turn: Will we let hatred divide us?
Letter: We need to work and pray together
Commentary: Think of the possibilities new school would bring
Echo Press Editorial: Blank page speaks volumes
Tomato tasting at the library
What's wrong with my tomato plant?
There's still time to plant veggies
Haying and grazing OK on some Conservation Reserve land
Millerville gets hands-on with butter
Minnesota adds 7,700 jobs in July; unemployment rate unchanged
Grant helps Glenwood with downtown facelift
Leadership change at Runestone Museum
Schwan's announces acquisitions as frozen food company beefs up its pizza business
Aagard expands to pull all workers into one building
hires and promotions
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April 24, 2013
Walk, run or roll for independence
The third annual walk, run or roll fundraiser for Nordic Meadow Apartments in Alexandria will be held on Saturday, May 4 at Jefferson High School's Citizen's Field, Alexandria. Registration will start at 8:30 a.m., with the walk starting at 9 a.m. Water will be provided during the...
April 24, 2013 - 12:00am
April 19, 2013
Alexandria to fight MS
The National Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Society, Upper Midwest Chapter will hold "Walk MS: Alexandria" Sunday, May 5. More than 150 walkers are expected to come out and help raise nearly $22,000. Walk MS: Alexandria is one of 33 walk events throughout Iowa, Minnesota, North Dakota,...
April 19, 2013 - 12:00am
April 17, 2013
Habitat to hold first warehouse sale of season
Habitat for Humanity of Douglas County (HFHDC) will hold its first warehouse sale of the season on Saturday, April 20 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Items at the sale will include cabinets, trim, interior and exterior doors, windows, sinks, furniture, appliances and some miscellaneous items. All...
April 17, 2013 - 12:00am
April 5, 2013
Vikings linebacker to speak at fundraiser
The Unity Foundation and Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) are sponsoring a fundraiser for the FCA on Thursday, April 18 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Holiday Inn, Alexandria. Featured speaker is Jeff Siemon, a middle linebacker for the Minnesota Vikings from 1973-1982. He also...
April 5, 2013 - 12:00am
April 3, 2013
Students raise funds for local food shelf
Students from New Testament Christian School in Alexandria, including teacher Jennifer Holmquist with 1st and 2nd grade students Rachel Wegner,...
April 3, 2013 - 12:00am
Alexandria students inspired to raise money
A December social studies lesson on non-governmental organizations' (NGO) role in economic development, delivering medical aid and emergency...
April 3, 2013 - 12:00am
March 29, 2013
Someplace Safe invites public to tea
Someplace Safe invites members of the Alexandria area to attend its sixth annual Vintage Tea Fundraiser on Saturday, April 13 at 10:30 a.m. at Living Waters Church, Alexandria. A silent auction will include items that were donated from businesses and members of the community. Exquisite...
March 29, 2013 - 12:00am
'Bling into Spring' and help youth go to college
The Lakes Area Professional Women's (LAPW) organization will present its 17th annual scholarship fundraiser and style show, Bling into Spring, on Thursday, April 25 at the Holiday Inn in Alexandria. Bling into Spring raises funds for scholarships for area high school women through...
March 29, 2013 - 12:00am
March 27, 2013
Community Foundation raises $100,000
The Alexandria Area Community Foundation (AACF) announced that it met a $50,000 matching challenge from the Otto Bremer Foundation, raising $100,000 for the benefit of the local community. The Otto Bremer Foundation issued the community challenge a year ago to help increase AACF's...
March 27, 2013 - 12:00am
March 22, 2013
Public invited to 'Dine Around Douglas'
The 6th annual YMCA Dining Around Douglas is Sunday, April 21 from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Holiday Inn, Alexandria. Dining Around Douglas supports the Alexandria Area YMCA Strong Kids Campaign, a scholarship fund that provides Y memberships and program subsidies for kids and families. Area...
March 22, 2013 - 12:00am
March 20, 2013
A summer-long journey with a purpose
His dream is to conquer the Mississippi River. His motivation is to raise money for a cure - a cure to stop the disease that he has found himself...
March 20, 2013 - 12:00am
March 13, 2013
Out and about: St. Agnes School hosts annual fundraiser
A fun, festive carnival atmosphere drew dozens of families to the annual St. Agnes School fundraiser on Sunday in Osakis. Children were lined...
March 13, 2013 - 12:00am
March 6, 2013
Swinging through winter
Osakis residents hit upon a fun way to beat the winter doldrums - golf through it. The ninth annual Ice Golf Tournament and Osakis Fire Department...
March 6, 2013 - 12:00am
February 20, 2013
Online auction raises funds for youth programs
Going once, going twice, SOLD! Jefferson High School (JHS) marketing students are partnering with Lakes Area Recreation (LAR) for the seventh annual Bidding for Good campaign. This online auction features a variety of items contributed by local businesses. Marketing students are...
February 20, 2013 - 12:00am
February 6, 2013
Hope blooms in Douglas County; Daffodil Days help fight cancer
Through its Daffodil Days program, The American Cancer Society offers a way to acknowledge special individuals in people's lives while helping to fight against cancer. People can order daffodils for friends, customers, employees, etc., to help brighten their days. Volunteers will...
February 6, 2013 - 12:00am