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BHS yearbook adviser on paid leave
Remembering the uncle he never met
AgweekTV: Better grilling
Education funding up, but union urges veto
Viking Speedway: Shaw wins nice payday, Miltona's Hellerman takes her first feature
Eagles Horseshoe League Standings
Trap Shooting: Perfect score from Brezina leads Alexandria shooters
Track and Field: Minnewaska, WCA battle in subsections
Baseball: Merritt tosses complete game in starting pitching debut
Still duty bound: Inspiration Peak Legion conducts military honors
Memorial Day events
Photo of the week
Learn about easy-to-grow veggies
Engaged - Bruzik and Johnson
Engaged - Teichert and Kelly
Engaged - Schmidt and Murray
Engaged - Harstad and Engebretson
Wedding - Von Bank and Hoelscher
Morken: Becoming a better bow hunter
Nice bass for Maeyaert
Fee increases added to final environment bill
Morken: Still time to fill that tag as toms continue to sound off
Minnesota opener: Slow going on Reno Saturday morning
Timothy D. Claussen
Kathleen Rose Kaar
It's Our Turn: Sharing a strong bond – recovery
Letter: March for Truth in Glenwood
Letter: Suicide should never be glorified
Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down: Views by the Echo Press
Guest editorial: Take a bigger view of what's underwater
4-H trains youth as camp counselors
4-H'ers take the stage
Master gardeners plant sale coming up
Crabgrass prevention in your home lawn
Gardening Brown Bag series offered
Winery, brewery and distillery hope customers come crawling
Groundbreaking next week on mental health facility
On the Street
New Aagard program provides tool cabinets for employees
Chamber introduces new networking event
hires and promotions
On The Street
Habitat for Humanity
May 10, 2017
IT'S WOMEN BUILD WEEK
Jennie Schleppenbach, along with several other volunteers, fastens together window and door headers for a new home near Alexandria Monday during...
May 10, 2017 - 4:38pm
January 31, 2017
Habitat celebrates 20 years of transforming lives
Everyone involved in building a Habitat for Humanity home is impacted in some way, according to Habitat for Humanity Director Lori Anderson....
January 31, 2017 - 12:30pm
On the ground floor of Habitat
A notice in his church bulletin from Dave Anderson prompted Bob Loucks to check out an informational meeting about the possibility of starting...
January 31, 2017 - 11:37am
December 2, 2016
Help for homes
In the past, Beverly Travis of Alexandria has volunteered with Habitat for Humanity of Douglas County. But last spring, she found herself and...
December 2, 2016 - 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
October 7, 2016
Alexandria credit unions team up to volunteer
Affinity Plus Federal Credit Union and Mid-Minnesota Federal Credit Union of Alexandria will work together on Monday, Oct. 10, to volunteer in the community as part of Plus It Forward Day and the Minnesota Credit Union Network's Day of Kindness. They will team up to work with Habitat...
October 7, 2016 - 2:00am
September 1, 2016
Bridge event to benefit Habitat for Humanity
The annual Bridge Benefit for the local Habitat for Humanity will be held on Wednesday, Sept. 14 at 9 a.m. at First Congregational UCC in Alexandria. The event will begin with a continental breakfast, followed by the games at 9:30 a.m. Guests can attend alone or bring a partner or...
September 1, 2016 - 8:49am
May 4, 2016
Celebrate a new Habitat home
The community is invited to celebrate the construction of a new Habitat for Humanity home on Wednesday, May 4 at 4 p.m. at 1024 Thomas Drive in Alexandria. As part of her partnership in building, future homeowner Mackenzie Thompson will contribute 200 hours or more working on her...
May 4, 2016 - 12:00am
April 8, 2016
Join Habitat to kick off a summer of building homes, hope
Volunteers have been building homes and hope in Douglas County with Habitat for Humanity since 1997, and now you can get involved. Habitat for Humanity invites community members to attend the Spring Volunteer Kickoff events on Monday, April 11 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and on Thursday,...
April 8, 2016 - 12:00am
October 23, 2015
Celebrate new beginnings
The community is invited to celebrate the construction of a new Habitat for Humanity home on Tuesday, October 27 at noon at 1316 Natures Trail in Alexandria. Future homeowners Cody Decker and Ellie Parlin have been hard at work in preparation for this moment. As part of their partnership...
October 23, 2015 - 12:00am
October 14, 2015
Homeownership: Habitat for Humanity can help
Did you know that one in four renters in Douglas County is paying half or more of their income on housing? If this is you or someone you know, there may be options. Habitat for Humanity of Douglas County (HFHDC) invites the public to learn more at its upcoming Open House on Tuesday,...
October 14, 2015 - 12:00am
September 4, 2015
All invited to Habitat Bridge benefit
The annual Continental Breakfast and Bridge fundraiser for Habitat for Humanity is scheduled for Wednesday, September 23 at 9 a.m. at First Congregational Church United Church of Christ (UCC) in Alexandria. This year’s chairpersons are Judy Kuhlmann, Sandy Hill and Evelyn Henrickson. This...
September 4, 2015 - 12:00am
July 2, 2014
500 mile bike ride to raise funds for Habitat for Humanity
Bikers to pass through Osakis
July 2, 2014 - 12:00am
September 11, 2013
Leah Kumorowicz featured speaker at Habitat brunch
Habitat homeowner Leah Kumorowicz will speak to a group after the Habitat for Humanity Bridge Brunch on Wednesday, September 18 at 8:30 a.m....
September 11, 2013 - 8:13am
November 28, 2012
Habitat for Humanity recruiting volunteers to help build capacity
Habitat for Humanity of Douglas County (HFHDC) is currently recruiting a Family Selection Volunteers in Service to America (VISTA) to join the global movement to build simple, decent and affordable housing in partnership with people in need. In order to increase the number of families...
November 28, 2012 - 12:00am