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Man found dead in Big Kandiyohi Lake
Remembering those with us in spirit w/ videos
It's time to chase their dreams
BHS yearbook adviser on paid leave
Remembering the uncle he never met
Softball: Hardy cruises as Cards get second straight playoff shutout
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
Still duty bound: Inspiration Peak Legion conducts military honors
Memorial Day events
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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
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On The Street
Habitat for Humanity
September 15, 2010
Local Habitat for Humanity gets grant to build energy efficient homes
Douglas County Habitat for Humanity is among 136 recipients selected to participate in a national "green building" initiative. It's part of an effort between Habitat for Humanity International and The Home Depot Foundation. Launched in 2009, the Partners in Sustainable Building...
September 15, 2010 - 12:00am
September 3, 2010
Dedication celebrates a new home for local family
Habitat for Humanity of Douglas County has accomplished what they set out to do months ago - build a home with a family in urgent need of one. The...
September 3, 2010 - 12:00am
August 27, 2010
Habitat dedication will salute six local businesses
Habitat for Humanity of Douglas County (HFHDC) has accomplished what they set out to do months ago - build a home with a family in urgent need...
August 27, 2010 - 12:00am
August 11, 2010
Items needed for Habitat Warehouse Sale Saturday
The public is invited to Habitat for Humanity's second Warehouse Sale of the year. The goal of this event is to assist Habitat for Humanity of Douglas County by reselling goods and donated merchandise to raise funds to assist in building affordable Habitat homes. The sale will take...
August 11, 2010 - 12:00am
July 30, 2010
Habitat for Humanity elects new board members, officers
Habitat for Humanity of Douglas County President Steve Hellermann reports the election of two new board members: Irene Vagle and Marie Anderson. The...
July 30, 2010 - 12:00am
July 7, 2010
Ceremony celebrates new home for family
Habitat for Humanity of Douglas County and the Douglas Chapter of Thrivent Financial for Lutherans have accomplished what they set out to do...
July 7, 2010 - 12:00am
June 18, 2010
New Habitat home to be dedicated next Wednesday
Times are tough economically, including in Douglas County. But that hasn't stopped Habitat for Humanity of Douglas County and local members of Thrivent Financial for Lutherans from completing construction on a home with a family in urgent need of one. Now it's time to celebrate...
June 18, 2010 - 12:00am
June 2, 2010
A taste of summer fun
If the Awake the Lakes celebration is a hint of things to come, get ready for a summer of fun. The weekend of events was deemed a big success...
June 2, 2010 - 12:00am
May 28, 2010
Habitat ride set for May 29
In conjunction with the Awake the Lakes summer celebration, Habitat for Humanity will host its fourth annual Bicycle, Motorcycle and Vintage Car Ride. The event will take place Saturday, May 29, starting and ending at Big Ole Central Park. Bicycles will ride on the Central Lakes...
May 28, 2010 - 12:00am
May 21, 2010
Women Build Day insulates Habitat home
May 12 was an historic day for Lakes Area Professional Women (LAPW) who participated in Habitat for Humanity of Douglas County's first-ever Women...
May 21, 2010 - 12:00am
Fourth annual Habitat for Humanity ride set for May 29
In conjunction with the Awake the Lakes summer celebration, Habitat for Humanity will host its fourth annual Bicycle, Motorcycle and Vintage...
May 21, 2010 - 12:00am
May 14, 2010
Items to be collected soon for Habitat garage sale
Friends of Habitat for Humanity of Douglas County are organizing its annual garage sale. It will take place Saturday, May 22 from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Alexandria Runestone Community Center (RCC) main rink. The goal is to resell good, donated merchandise to raise funds to assist...
May 14, 2010 - 12:00am
April 30, 2010
Blessing ceremony planned for two new Habitat homes
You'll soon hear the buzzing of saws and pounding of hammers at 909 Oak Street in Alexandria. But first you're invited to hear words of thanksgiving and celebration at a "Blessing the Build" ceremony to jump start the newest Thrivent Builds with Habitat for Humanity home in the community. In...
April 30, 2010 - 12:00am
April 23, 2010
Habitat for Humanity is recruiting families for future homes
Habitat for Humanity of Douglas County is hosting informational meetings for individuals and families interested in learning how Habitat works and to hear how they may be eligible to partner with the organization to build a simple, decent, affordable home in Douglas County. Schedule...
April 23, 2010 - 12:00am
April 16, 2010
Volunteers are the building blocks of our success
Habitat for Humanity (HFH) of Douglas County is blessed with wonderful volunteers; without them nothing would happen. There are many volunteer...
April 16, 2010 - 12:00am