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Changes improve child support services
ATV safety training offered to youth
Out and About: VBA Home Tour
Time to cast your vote
After seizure scare, family grateful for diagnosis
From Oman to Alex: Walker steps in as head swim coach
Experience to lean on: Cards welcome back plenty of talent on the gridiron
Boys soccer must replace top offensive threats
Filling in the gaps: Girls soccer adjusting offense from middle up
Talented volleyball returnees has B-E looking up
EVERYDAY GOURMET: Take care of extra zucchini by making noodle dishes
The search is on for Mrs. Douglas County
Aging Mastery Program offered
Class reunions scheduled
Hospice serves more than cancer patients
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
IN THE KNOW: Opioids carry serious risk of harm
From the Archives - 1991: Location decided for new library
EDITORIAL: Here's information that landlords, tenants should know
LETTER: Promote healthy foods in schools
LETTER: We need some backbone
What's wrong with my tomato plant?
Women invited to quarterly agriculture seminar
Producers should consider available assistance
Monarchs, roadsides and the law
Kensington represented in Princess Kay of the Milky Way
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
March 29, 2013
Grant to improve local public health services
Sandy Tubbs and Sharon Braaten, co-directors of the Horizon Community Health Board (CHB), announced that the Horizon CHB received a $125,000 grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. This two-year grant will enable the Horizon Cross-Jurisdiction Sharing Team to explore the feasibility...
March 29, 2013 - 12:00am
March 22, 2013
Apply now for regional arts grant
Lake Region Arts Council (LRAC) is now accepting applications for the next Legacy Grant Round.
March 22, 2013 - 12:00am
January 23, 2013
$25,500 grant awarded to Douglas County Traveling Tree House
The Traveling Tree House, a mobile learning center for children in Douglas County, was recently selected by Walmart to receive a $25,500 grant. The former Head Start bus, transformed into a learning center on wheels, is a program funded by United Way of Douglas and Pope Counties...
January 23, 2013 - 12:00am
January 9, 2013
Alexandria Rotary grant increases Garfield readership
Garfield Elementary School was the recipient of a grant given by the Alexandria Rotary Club. The donated money was used to purchase 89 books,...
January 9, 2013 - 12:00am
Clean water grant to restore Minnesota waters
The Minnesota Board of Water and Soil Resources (BWSR) awarded more than $18 million in grants to local governments on December 12 for projects that will protect and restore Minnesota's streams, rivers, lakes and groundwater. Cleaning up the Pomme de Terre River, treating urban storm...
January 9, 2013 - 12:00am
January 4, 2013
USDA home repair grants available
USDA Rural Development has grant funds available statewide for very-low income homeowners for home repair to correct or remove existing health, safety, sanitary and accessibility issues. Grants up to $7,500 may be available to eligible households. This program is available to eligible...
January 4, 2013 - 12:00am
January 2, 2013
County to receive grant
Douglas County was chosen to receive $4,839 to supplement emergency food and shelter programs in the county.
January 2, 2013 - 12:00am
December 12, 2012
Alexandria wrestling: Cards have two champs at Grant County Invitational
Tony Hubbard and Justin Cumberbatch claimed individual championship honors at the Grant County Invitational wrestling tournament over the weekend, leading the Cardinals to a third place team finish. The Redbirds also got a runner-up finish from Ben Bogart, with Dylan Kriese, Trent...
December 12, 2012 - 12:00am
Applications accepted for legacy arts grant
A new Lakes Region Arts Council (LRAC) grant round will award more than $100,000 in art funding. The application deadline is January 8. The Legacy Arts and Cultural Heritage Grant may fund public art projects, school artist residencies, artistic perform- ances, art and cultural festivals,...
December 12, 2012 - 12:00am
November 30, 2012
Grant will help preserve local history
From oral histories to preserving historic buildings, Minnesotans are hard at work celebrating their legacy now and building it for the future. The Minnesota Historical Society announced this week that it has awarded 53 Minnesota Historical and Cultural Heritage grants of up to $7,000,...
November 30, 2012 - 12:00am
November 23, 2012
3M provides grant to Let's Go Fishing on behalf of 3M volunteers
The 3M Foundation donated $500 to Let's Go Fishing in recognition of Jim Schoeberl's and Gordon Weiers' commitment to the community. Schoeberl has donated 500 hours, and Weiers has donated 32 hours to Let's Go Fishing.
November 23, 2012 - 12:00am
November 9, 2012
Program has potential to change lives for people with disabilities
The Alexandria Area Community Foundation awarded Fitness For All a grant to begin the process of developing a new program for the community and...
November 9, 2012 - 12:00am
November 7, 2012
Alexandria receives legacy grant for historic context study
The Minnesota Historical Society (MHS) awarded a Minnesota Historical and Cultural Heritage Grant in the amount of $7,000 to the city of Alexandria to fund the research and drafting of a historic context study of the city. Historic context studies describe the broad patterns of historical...
November 7, 2012 - 12:00am
October 22, 2012
MnDOT seeks applicants for $4 million in Safe Routes to School grants
Minnesota elementary and middle schools and their partners are invited to apply for Safe Routes to School grant funds for projects that will help more children safely walk and bicycle to school. Applications are due Friday, Feb.
October 22, 2012 - 9:57am
September 19, 2012
United Methodist Church awards grant
United Methodist Church members Heidi Ryan and Ann Heydt presented Someplace Safe Crime Victim Services advocate Susie Trexler and transitional...
September 19, 2012 - 12:00am