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Douglas County Hospital gets 'blue ribbon' for vaccination effort
Speaker: Officers are 'not normal; you're special'
Law enforcement blotter: Tuesday, August 23
Almost 1,000 gather in memory of slain 5-year-old Watkins girl
New effort tries to draw more people into area
Sports schedule for Thursday, August 25
99 holes to celebrate 99 years
Fun meets a potential future in stock cars for many young go-kart drivers
Tweaks for progress: Shifted backfield, young line highlight B-E football
Following its headline year: Christensen steps in for Minnewaska football
Put the fun back in parenting
Walk raises awareness of congenital heart defects
AAHS students, alumni kick off Project 1440
Discovery Middle School hosts orientations, open house
Cunninghams win wing sauce contest
Births - through Aug. 12, 2016
Engaged - Dokken-McFann and Gran
Births - Aug. 3-8, 2016
Engaged - Benning and Notch
Engaged - Butler and Joswiak
DNR to close Mille Lacs walleye season next month
Stringer full of walleyes
Morken: What the numbers say about declining hunters and anglers
Work begins on statewide deer management plan
A big bass for Beau
Clara "Clair" A. Gustafson
Bernard "Bernie" V. Dulski
Arland E. Hirman
Roy A. Johnson
Gladys M. Hogan
IN THE KNOW: Leadership Alexandria is unique blend with strong return
LETTER: All are born in spiritual darkness
From the archives - 1966: Six boxes of contest butter to be auctioned off at county fair
EDITORIAL: Small towns can have big problems
LETTER: The same old arguments against Christianity
Producers should consider available assistance
Monarchs, roadsides and the law
A century of family and faith
Kensington represented in Princess Kay of the Milky Way
Kalpin family recognized as 2016 U of M Farm Family
Chamber Ambassadors visit three local businesses
Celeste Edenloff returns to Echo Press
Dew Drop Inn changes ownership
Beach named editor of Echo Press
New rules implemented for telemarketers
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
September 4, 2013
Pete's County Market wins SUPERVALU award
SUPERVALU Inc. announced the winners of its annual Master Marketer competition, which recognizes excellence in marketing by independent retailers served by the company's wholesale distribution business, Northern Region. Pete's County Market in Alexandria, owned by Neil Peterson, won...
September 4, 2013 - 1:38pm
May 16, 2013
Osakis welcomes new grocery store
There's been a whole lot of buzz and excitement and now it's official - Osakis Family Foods opened for business on May 16. Heath and Cindy Peterson...
May 16, 2013 - 12:29pm
April 17, 2013
Grocery store opening again in Osakis
The Osakis community will once again be served by a local grocery store. Last week, Heath and Cindy Peterson of Frazee signed a purchase agreement...
April 17, 2013 - 12:00am
October 26, 2012
Fill out Echo Press survey for chance at winning groceries
Here's a way to help the Echo Press gauge the economic health of the community and have a chance at winning $100 in grocery items. All you have to do is fill out an Echo Press reader survey at www.pulseresearch.com/echopress. Those who do will be entered in a drawing to win a $100...
October 26, 2012 - 12:00am
October 17, 2010
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 8, 2010
Grocery group urges shoppers to join effort to feed hungry
The Minnesota Grocers Association (MGA) is encouraging consumers to help their neighbors struggling with hunger by going to the grocery store and participating in "Minnesota's Own" in October. All food and monetary contributions collected in the store will go to community food banks...
October 8, 2010 - 12:00am
September 19, 2010
Minnesota farmers offer free groceries for a year
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 have registered more than 34,000 times...
September 19, 2010 - 11:35am
August 15, 2010
Sign up to win free groceries at MDA State Fair booth
ST. PAUL, Minn. - The Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) will offer Minnesota residents a chance to register for $5,000 worth of groceries at the 2010 Minnesota State Fair. The prize is part of the Minnesota Farmers Feed US campaign sponsored by several Minnesota agriculture...
August 15, 2010 - 12:09pm
October 2, 2009
Elden's Food Fair helps provide school supplies
Throughout the 2008-2009 school year, Elden's Food Fair in Alexandria participated in a program called Register Tapes for Education (RTFE) to help provide much-needed school equipment for area schools. "We run this program to help provide much needed educational equipment that goes...
October 2, 2009 - 12:00am
September 9, 2009
Going green is in the bag
Going green is a hot topic these days. And one entrepreneur is taking his ideas to really cool places. Jonathan Miller, a former Alexandria...
September 9, 2009 - 12:05am
August 12, 2009
United Way 'food drop' helps 315 area families; another one planned
More than 315 families were able to get groceries from the 30,000 pounds of food distributed at the New Life Christian Church on July 30. There...
August 12, 2009 - 12:00am