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Alexandria celebrates in the streets
Meeting to address help for those with autism
Rep. Peterson: Rural America's critical infrastructure needs include broadband, flood control
So you think you can dance? It may not be legal under current city ordinance
As storms roll in, so does help for cleaning up
Junior Legion: Blacks win District 9 title
The pitch for horseshoes
Storhaug locks up first triathlon win in Clearwater
Legion Baseball: Alex tops Fergus in substate opener
Flesner cards hole in one at Nordic Trails
VFW Auxiliary to host salad luncheon
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
At Douglas County Library: Fun socks, Legos and oh yeah, books!
Tickets available for 25th chamber music festival
Lakes museum plans events for book lovers
Engaged - Friedrichs and Werk
Engaged - Batcher and Janssen
Engaged - Berglin and Kolden
Engaged - Gearman and Whiting
Wedding - Karthikeyan and Freborg
Should have got a bigger net: Eight-year old lands 50-incher on Miltona
Mike Frisch: Froggin' for big bass
Plenty of panfish for annual Senior Fishing Day
A booming bass bite: Local tournament circuit finds success on area lakes
Morken: Summer deer-hunting work will pay off in the fall
Clifford W. Wunderlich
Lois Elaine Lindberg
Joy L. McWhorter
Jean A. Johnson
Views by the Echo Press Editorial Board: Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down
Letter: State's budget process is concerning
Commentary: Look at the big picture for B-E
Echo Press Editorial: Beware of storm-damage rebate offers
In The Know: The true side of volunteering
Millerville gets hands-on with butter
Tractors to parade down 36 mile memory lane
Douglas County 4-H campers
Cattlemen invite public to July 11 get-together
4-H announces K-3 summer camps
A new place for ink opens in Alexandria
Author Faith Sullivan to sign books in Alexandria
Knute Nelson partners with Centrex Rehab, adds memory care unit
Glenwood State Bank joins top workplace list
New wedding venue opens in Alexandria
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On The Street
Habitat for Humanity
July 7, 2017
Habitat holding open house in completed home
Habitat for Humanity is hosting an open house Tuesday, July 11 from 5-7 p.m. at a completed Habitat home at 3608 Pawnee Drive in Alexandria. It welcomes anyone interested in affordable housing to attend. Staff and committee members will speak about Habitat's homeownership program...
July 7, 2017 - 9:43am
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