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$11,000 raised for Brandon History Center
Alpine ski team to remain a co-op
Law Enforcement Blotter: Monday, November 20
Motorcycle speeder who fled from police sentenced
Texas woman tells CNN that Sen. Franken inappropriately touched her at State Fair
Blizzard Hockey: Alexandria swept in weekend series with Granite City
Girls Hockey: Cards end Packers’ winning streak
Blizzard hockey: Granite City dominates in an 8-2 final at the RCC
Girls hockey: Cards put scare into defending CLC champs
State swim: Alex relay takes 24th in first taste of state
Donors can swap books for wine
A family affair: Three generations of women keep salon growing
College to show film about Rwanda war crimes
New Year's Eve in November for Newcomers
Dave & Jean Schonberg
Larry & Terry Sather
A rare mule deer sighting near Alexandria
DNR: Seven deer presumed positive for CWD in area 603 after initial test
Finally his turn
Opening morning memory
Firearm deer harvest up 10 percent from 2016 so far
Ann M. Nussbaum
Sharon Marie Martinson
Gary D. Nokes
OUR TURN: Social media opens door to hate and unkindness
EDITORIAL: Advice for Black Friday shoppers
LETTER: Who benefits from proposed tax cuts?
LETTER: The religion of Americanism
COMMENTARY: E-cigarettes are a public health concern
Extension schedules land rent meeting for farmers, landowners
Managing boxelder bugs as the cold sets in
Step away from that pruning saw!
Going far with 4-H horses
County crafting buffer compliance rules
On The Street
KCCO going away, but CBS signal may stay
Laven re-elected to the state chamber board
Alex born company now part of global high-tech firm
UPDATED: 2 Minnesota Target stores closing
hires and promotions
on the street
March 8, 2017
LETTER: Opportunity to protect pollinators
To the editor: I was happy to read Eric Morken's March 1 Outdoors report in the Echo Press that Pheasants Forever is expanding their support for pollinators with their Bee and Butterfly Fund offered to landowners in Douglas County in planting pollinator friendly acres. As most know,...
March 8, 2017 - 8:00am
November 11, 2016
Join Habitat for an open house event
Habitat for Humanity is hosting an open house event and invites anyone interested in workforce housing or home repairs to attend. The event will take place on Thursday, Nov. 17, from 5 to 7 p.m. at 1110 Thomas Drive NE in Alexandria. Come see a completed Habitat home, visit with staff...
November 11, 2016 - 12:00pm
August 24, 2016
Monarchs, roadsides and the law
By Richard Fetterly, Minnesota Master Naturalist Volunteer The monarch butterfly population has declined by about 90 percent in the last two...
August 24, 2016 - 12:00am
September 9, 2014
Habitat seeks families for homeownership
According to Habitat for Humanity of Douglas County, one in four renters in Douglas County is paying half or more of their income on housing. The organization wants people to know there may be options. Habitat for Humanity invites the public to find out more about homeownership at...
September 9, 2014 - 11:42am
August 23, 2013
Habitat for Humanity to hold auction Tuesday
Habitat for Humanity of Douglas County will hold an auction of donated furniture, appliances and building materials on Tuesday, August 27 at 1211 North Nokomis Northeast in Alexandria. Registration is at 5:15 p.m., with the Waldorf Auction Co. Auction beginning at 5:30 p.m. Cash...
August 23, 2013 - 12:00am
August 16, 2013
Thompson family celebrates dedication of home
Rick and Lori Thompson, whose home was the first of two homes built this year in partnership with Thrivent Builds with Habitat for Humanity,...
August 16, 2013 - 12:00am
August 9, 2013
Habitat to hold final warehouse sale
Habitat for Humanity of Douglas County (HFHDC) will hold a final inventory reduction warehouse sale on Saturday, August 10, from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 1211 North Nokomis Northeast, Alexandria. All items will be an additional 50 percent off the marked price. This is in addition to the...
August 9, 2013 - 12:00am
Habitat for Humanity builds home for Smith family
Habitat for Humanity of Douglas County (HFHDC) volunteers have been busy building a home for Drew and Kirstian Smith and their daughter Kayleigh...
August 9, 2013 - 12:00am
August 7, 2013
Habitat for Humanity announces new board members
Habitat for Humanity of Douglas County (HFHDC) president Jan Finazzo reports the election of two new board members: Nick Heydt and Jeff Montgomery. The...
August 7, 2013 - 12:00am
August 1, 2013
habitat for Humanit offers inventory sale
Habitat for Humanity of Douglas County (HFHDC) will hold a large inventory reduction warehouse sale Friday, August 2 from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 1211 North Nokomis Northeast, Alexandria. Sales specials are 75 percent off all windows and exterior doors, $1 lighting, $1 interior doors,...
August 1, 2013 - 11:56am
July 24, 2013
Habitat for Humanity to offer warehouse sales
If you have a home repair or improvement project coming up in the near future, you may want to check out the upcoming Habitat for Humanity Warehouse Sales. Habitat for Humanity of Douglas County (HFHDC) will be holding three inventory reduction warehouse sales to prepare for the...
July 24, 2013 - 12:00am
June 14, 2013
Bartone habitat home to be dedicated
Challenges are nothing new to Melissa Bartone, mother of two young children and a Habitat partner family. But now, Bartone and her children will...
June 14, 2013 - 12:00am
June 12, 2013
Habitat warehouse sale to help fund homes
Habitat for Humanity of Douglas County (HFHDC) will hold a warehouse sale on Saturday, June 16 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Items at the sale will include cabinets, trim, interior and exterior doors, windows, sinks, furniture, appliances and some miscellaneous items. All items have been...
June 12, 2013 - 12:00am
May 22, 2013
Thompson family partners with Habitat for Humanity
Nearly 500 community members recently kicked off the beginning of Habitat for Humanity of Douglas County's (HFHDC) build season by taking part...
May 22, 2013 - 12:00am
Riders invited to take part in motorcycle ride
Area residents and riders from throughout the area are encouraged to support the seventh annual Motorcycle Ride for Habitat for Humanity on Saturday,...
May 22, 2013 - 12:00am