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Law Enforcement Blotter: Friday, June 23 through Sunday, June 25
Meet the new Pet of the Week: Elvia Pigsley (w/video)
Crash near Nelson sends driver to hospital
Driver injured in I-94 crash near Osakis
Big car show wheels into Alexandria
Legion Baseball: Alex wins a couple, loses a couple in home tourney
Morken: Easy to see why wins piled up for the Panthers
Area baseball players make state all-tournament teams
Legion Baseball: Morris shuts down Osakis offense
Girls Basketball: Lange completes the climb to varsity
Ralph Covert plays family concert at Evansville Art Center
Lincoln students compete at global Destination Imagination competition
Golfer Tom Lehman speaks at July 7 faith lunch
Osakis church holds community supper
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
Janice "Jan" Larsen
Lorraine G. Van Santen
Mary Anna Louise Swenson
Wanda Jean Tramm
Janice "Jan" Larsen
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??
On the Street
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
hires and promotions
On The Street
March 10, 2010
Mini grants offered to area schools to keep kids healthy
All across Minnesota, local public health agencies, along with schools, worksites and the community are implementing a groundbreaking program called the Statewide Health Improvement Program (SHIP). Five counties in west central Minnesota - Douglas, Pope, Stevens, Traverse and Grant...
March 10, 2010 - 12:00am
November 18, 2009
Deadline to apply for livestock investment grants is November 30
Minnesota livestock producers have until November 30 to apply for a Livestock Investment Grant through the Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA). Qualifying producers would be reimbursed 10 percent of the first $500,000 of investment toward improving or expanding their livestock...
November 18, 2009 - 12:00am
October 21, 2009
Grants available to reduce pollution
The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) is seeking applications for grants to be used in the development of environmentally sustainable practices that prevent pollution and conserve resources. Both public and private organizations and partnerships are eligible. Applications...
October 21, 2009 - 12:00am
September 23, 2009
Turn your good ideas into a new sustainable farming practice
From developing cold hardy kiwi fruit to extending the vegetable growing season, many Minnesota farmers and researchers have turned their ideas into viable production practices with the help of a Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) Sustainable Agriculture grant. The MDA is...
September 23, 2009 - 12:00am
September 16, 2009
Seed grants available for community energy efficiency, renewable energy projects
The Minnesota Clean Energy Resource Teams (CERTs) seek to provide limited financial assistance for energy efficiency and/or renewable energy projects requiring technical assistance. Project funding can support technical assistance services (labor costs only, such as for a consultant,...
September 16, 2009 - 12:00am
July 24, 2009
YMCA makes progress; donations still needed for 'challenge grant' phase
The Alexandria Area YMCA capital campaign recently passed the $8,138,000 mark in pledges and continues to march toward its goal of $8,885,000. As of July 20, $8,138,026 has been pledged from 793 donors. The YMCA presently has a $245,000 "challenge grant" available to new donors...
July 24, 2009 - 12:00am
June 19, 2009
Grants available to help small businesses
Experience Works, a nonprofit organization, has funds available to help small businesses in Minnesota grow by assisting them in the recruitment, training and employment of mature workers. The Experience Works Small Business Program is funded through $782,000 in grants from the Small...
June 19, 2009 - 12:00am
June 17, 2009
County receives $11,379 for food, shelter programs
Douglas County has been chosen to receive $11,379 to supplement emergency food and shelter programs in the county. These funds have been made available through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA). The selection was made by a national board that is chaired by...
June 17, 2009 - 12:00am
June 3, 2009
Minnesota, feds raise college grants
June 3, 2009 - 12:00am
April 24, 2009
Grants available for arts education
Applications are due April 27 for grants of up to $8,000 from the Perpich Center for Arts Education and up to $2,000 from the Minnesota State Arts Board for a two-year program to strengthen arts education in schools or school districts and communities. Each year since 1983, the Comprehensive...
April 24, 2009 - 12:00am
February 4, 2009
Bremer grant helps local families struggling to meet basic needs
The Salvation Army serving Douglas County recently received a $49,000 grant from the Bremer Emergency Fund. The goal of the fund is to provide emergency financial assistance to families and individuals who are struggling to provide basics such as food, stable housing, health care...
February 4, 2009 - 12:00am
October 8, 2008
Applications sought for $300,000 in environmental grants
The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) is seeking preliminary applications for grants to be used in the development of environmentally sustainable practices that prevent pollution and conserve resources. Both public and private organizations and partnerships are eligible. Preliminary...
October 8, 2008 - 12:00am
August 1, 2008
Grants help older workers start their own businesses
The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) has been awarded $2 million from the U.S. Department of Labor's Employment and Training Administration to build the entrepreneurial skills of dislocated workers age 50 and older. "This award allows Minnesota to...
August 1, 2008 - 12:00am