Skip to main content
One transported after minor injuries in crash near Miltona
Council considers ban on e-cigarettes
Douglas County offers free water checks
'Everything was a mess:' Kensington turkey farm cleaning up after storm
Be prepared: Marching bands are coming
Girls Basketball: Lange completes the climb to varsity
Boys Basketball: Hintermeister set for head coaching job
Hundreds gather at Fireman's Field for celebration night in Carlos
Alexandria trap team sends squad to state
Legion Baseball: Post 188 tops Osakis at home
'Martin Luther' visits Alexandria church camp
Expanding Outreach: Food Shelf celebrates expansion
Schjei Country to perform at West Moe Church
Alexandria actors play key roles in Barrett play
Sweetland runs this week at Theatre L'Homme Dieu
Engaged - Strater and Lambert
Engaged - Bruzik and Johnson
Engaged - Fogelson and Gibbons
Engaged - Teichert and Kelly
Engaged - Schmidt and Murray
Courrier lands nice bass
Big fish highlight third Douglas County Bowfishing Challenge
Mike Frisch: Finding June walleyes
Walleye bite picks up on some area lakes
Osakis walleye tourney set for this weekend
Lorraine G. Van Santen
Mary Anna Louise Swenson
Gary Kermit Backlund
Lee Edward Hutchins
Orville Arnold Botner
THUMBS UP/THUMBS DOWN: Views by the Echo Press Editorial Board
It's Our Turn: A life without my mom
Commentary: Water wells are safe
Editorial: Newspapers still top choice for news
In the Know: Help available for businesses
4-H announces K-3 summer camps
Master gardener shares cold-hardy plant information
Many options for shade plants
Extension service helps with pressure canning
What's going on with the evergreens??
A race to get people in the door of downtown businesses
Chamber holds 26th annual golf tournament
Tolkkinen joins Echo Press staff
JCI Minnesota looking for outstanding young Minnesotans
Lake Carlos Marina under new ownership
hires and promotions
On The Street
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
'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
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
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