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‘Adverse events’ reported at hospital
Law enforcement blotter: March 5, 2015
Deadly bird flu strain strikes poultry farm near Glenwood; health risk is very low
Alexandria man faces felony sex charges
Public housing safety fix-ups on the way
Chargers advance past Battlers on strong second half
State diving prelims: Grove ninth, Santelman 17th after day one
Sports schedule for Friday, March 6
Lakes Area Recreation Scoreboard
Built to last?
Dan Mahar to perform at SAWA this Friday
LAT to present two shows on stage
Therapy Pets Unlimited expanding to Minnesota
Driver improvement program offered
Brian Fenimore to lead healing seminar
Engaged - Barlage and Lukas
Births - Douglas County Hospital through March 2
Engaged - Hafdal and Gay
Births - Douglas County Hospital through February 15, 2015
Engaged - Koep and Highdale
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
Wendell Huss, 81
Richard Clauson, 92
Pauline Pickett, 100
Jean Stark, 88
It's Our Turn: The baffling world of rumors
Workforce housing key to economic growth in Greater Minnesota
Honor is ours by inherent right
Echo Press Editorial Board: Keep public notices public
Very thankful for our local medical community
Crop disaster assistance deadline approaches
State Fair accepting Century Farm applications
Submit your specialty crop grant proposals
Organic farm transition support returns for 2015
Conservation Stewardship Program deadline extended
Anderson’s on Broadway/Alexandria Cremation holds open house
Bamboo Babies for moms, families opens
New shop, new name, new Harley
Douglas County DAC gives honors
Alexandria Clinic receives diabetes recognition
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...
business / awards
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...
food / news
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...
farm / food / news
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...
food / news
August 12, 2009 - 12:00am