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Weather Alerts: Blizzard Watch Monday Night and Tuesday
Aaron's Weather Talk: March
Taking the plunge for Special Olympics (w/video)
Warmup On The Way
Law enforcement blotter: February 26, 2015
Class A State Wrestling: Prairie Valley's Nibbe, WCA-A-B-E's Nohre both take second
Sports roundup from Saturday, February 28: Section swim, subsection basketball
State wrestling: Coyers place fifth, Hagen sixth
State wrestling: Alex wrestlers' seasons end in consolation round
Girls basketball: Focus shifts to playoffs after Cards wrap up share of CLC title
Music makes us whole
Peterson seeking entries for Congressional Art Competition
Super Bowl champ to perform worship concert
Strangers no longer
Photography exhibit to open in Evansville
Engaged - Barlage and Lukas
Births - Douglas County Hospital through February 15, 2015
Engaged - Koep and Highdale
Engaged - Wilson and Ostendorf
Engaged - Reed and Patterson
Wildlife of Douglas County: Pileated woodpecker
Giant crappie through the ice
DNR survey shows Minnesota’s moose population remains low
Nohre named MDHA region director
Aiming for success
LaVerne Weisgram, 93
Funeral - Wilbur Nelson, 93
Funeral - Margie Kleven, 59
Funeral - William Bjerkness, 45
Marvin Wolbersen, 76
It's Our Turn: Hockey fights are pointless
State should not tax business property and family cabins
Food shelf ‘match’ is a myth
Echo Press Editorial Board: Keep public notices public
Border-to-border high-speed Internet isn’t nice, it’s necessary
Corn and soybean growers feature on-farm water use
Area farmers invited to sign on to lawsuit
Let’s Get Growing workshop set
Local turkey farmers attend conference at State Capitol
Column: Using natives in your garden
Douglas County DAC gives honors
Alexandria Clinic receives diabetes recognition
A new way to get your replacement SSA-1099 online
Library offers free copies of tax forms
Kraus-Anderson recognized for work on high school
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...
life / variety
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 fighting as an 18-year-old man. The disease is Hodgkin's lymphoma. Brock Wood, a 2012 graduate of Jefferson High School of Alexandria,...
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 fundraiser took place Saturday and featured a fun winter afternoon for dozens of participants. The event was hosted at Walleye Lodge...
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