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Taking the plunge for Special Olympics (updated with more video)
Story to highlight building activity in Alexandria
Weather Alerts: Blizzard Warning/Watch and Winter Weather Advisory
Law enforcement blotter: February 27 - March 1, 2015
Weather Alerts: Blizzard Watch Monday Night and Tuesday
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
Robert Sinotte, 71
William Bjerkness, 45
Sylvia Haabala, 90
Wilbur Nelson, 93
Shirley Eaton, 79
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
October 17, 2010
Soldiers to participate in 'Guard the Environment'
Approximately 200 Soldiers of the Minnesota Army National Guard Recruit Sustainment Program (RSP) will participate in a "Guard the Environment" event over two weekends in October - including in Glenwood today, Sunday. The "Guard the Environment" is a nationwide event with over...
October 17, 2010 - 1:12pm
One month left to win free groceries for a year
With less than a month left to enter, thousands of Minnesota consumers have learned that a chance to win free groceries for a year is just a mouse click away. In fact, since the Minnesota "Farmers Feed US" promotion at www.FarmersFeedUS.org launched on August 9, Minnesota consumers...
October 17, 2010 - 9:59am
October 15, 2010
Tribute to Buddy Holly set
The Central Square Concert Series VIII, "Performances seldom seen on stage," will present a tribute concert "I Remember Buddy Holly and Roy Orbison," on Saturday, October 23 at 7:30 p.m. at Central Square Historic auditorium in Glenwood. The tribute artists, Wayne Luchau as Roy Orbison...
October 15, 2010 - 12:00am
September 24, 2010
One-man play reveals grandfather's war experience
Central Square in Glenwood will present The Mushroom Picker on Sunday, September 26 at 7:30 p.m. at Central Square in Glenwood. This is the first event in Central Square's 8th concert series, "Performances Seldom Seen on Stage." Written and performed by Patrick Dewane, The Mushroom...
September 24, 2010 - 12:00am
September 17, 2010
Central Square's Concert Series to include singing, dancing and more
The theme for the eighth annual Concert Series at Central Square in Glenwood is "Performance Seldom Seen On Stage." All performances will take...
September 17, 2010 - 12:00am
August 27, 2010
Central Square in Glenwood to host country tribute
Central Square Cultural Center in Glenwood is proud to present "A Tribute to the Country Music Legends." Two shows are scheduled and will take place Thursday, September 9 at 7:30 p.m. and Friday, September 10 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $16 in advance or $20 at the door. To reserve...
August 27, 2010 - 12:00am
'A Don't Hug Me County Fair' comes to Glenwood
From Los Angeles, "A Don't Hug Me County Fair" is coming to the Central Square Cultural Center in Glenwood. The smash hit musical starts today,...
August 27, 2010 - 12:00am
August 6, 2010
Home and Garden Tour: Juvenile diabetes fundraiser will be August 21
A home and garden tour for charity is being planned for Saturday, August 21 in the Glenwood area. Two unique Lake Minnewaska homes on the north shore of the lake, as well as four gardens in the same vicinity will be featured on the tour. The event is sponsored by the Potpourri Study...
August 6, 2010 - 12:00am
July 21, 2010
Eat a hot dog, help United Way
United Way of Douglas and Pope Counties and Tom's Food Pride are teaming up to raise funds for United Way programs in Pope County. Everyone is invited to stop by the parking lot at Tom's Food Pride in Glenwood on Thursday, July 29.
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July 21, 2010 - 12:00am
July 16, 2010
Central Square to present 'Blend'
Central Square in Glenwood will present "Blend" in concert on Tuesday, July 20 at 7:30 p.m. in the historic auditorium. Tickets, which are available...
July 16, 2010 - 12:00am
July 2, 2010
Glenwood artist carves out baseball fun
Editor's note: The following article first appeared in the Pope County Tribune on June 21, 2010, and is being reprinted here with permission. Where others see a simple block of wood, Dave Macho sees possibilities. An artist from Glenwood, Macho recently put the finishing touches...
July 2, 2010 - 12:00am
June 25, 2010
Hegg in race for Pope County attorney
Attorney Douglas R. Hegg has filed for the office of Pope County attorney. Hegg graduated in 1990 from Jefferson High School in Alexandria and obtained a bachelor of arts degree from Macalester College in St. Paul, majoring in economics with a minor in mathematics. He attended law...
June 25, 2010 - 12:00am
June 18, 2010
Glenwood man to pedal 3,377 miles in effort to stop human trafficking
When a speaker at a church event starting talking about human trafficking and the conditions of the countries where it's happening, it triggered...
June 18, 2010 - 12:00am
Exhibit features works of mother, daughter artists
"Like Mother, Like Daughter," featuring the artistic works of Sandy Jean O'Brien and her daughter, Jean Marie Boll, will open the summer season at the Bremness Gallery in Glenwood on Saturday, June 26. A reception from 5 to 7 p.m. to meet the artists is free and open to the public....
June 18, 2010 - 12:00am