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Magic, wonder and faith at Church for the Harvest
New method for funding nursing homes?
Snow Saturday Night
Law enforcement blotter: January 22, 2015
News Briefs: Smoking in Minnesota drops
Boys hockey: Alex can't overcome Bemidji's torrid start as Cards drop second straight
Jets adding Hogan, Heimerdinger to front office
Sports roundup from Saturday, January 24
Girls hockey: Shorthanded Alexandria falls 1-0 against Bemidji
NFLPA instructs Patriots players to 'reserve comment'
Speaker to share about weight loss journey
Harper’s Chord to perform at Carlos Creek
Tribute band plays at upcoming Alexandria Marching Band fundraiser
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Where are they now?
Engaged - Wilts and Hedstrom
Births - Douglas County Hospital through January 12, 2015
Births - Douglas County Hospital through January 3, 2015
Engaged - Pavek and Jossart
Births - Douglas County Hospital through December 28, 2014
Wildlife of Douglas County: Fisher
Dayton proposes expanded buffer zones along Minnesota waters
Wildlife of Douglas County: Short-tailed weasel
Ready for a challenge?
Buck bagged in Wyoming
Helen Howie, 88
Service - Ruby Benson, 73
Funeral - Allan Altnow, 86
Funeral - Maynard Radil, 79
Marilyn Berghe, 77
Letter: Can’t afford pro sports
Letter: Quotes can shed light on disputes
Letter: Practicing good hygiene habits is important during cold, flu season
It's Our Turn: Twins take refreshing approach at caravan stop
Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down: Views by the Echo Press
2014 Farm Bill crops education seminars offered
Minnesota Grown Directory seeks new members
Funding secured for water quality initiative
Potato growers invited to hearing on check-off fees January 23
Winter garden college planned
Jody Hanson promoted within Lakes Newspaper Group
JCPenney reports good, bad news
Alexandria Industries CEO outlines keys to company’s success
Alexandria Clinic lab earns accreditation
Operation Round Up grants announced
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
June 19, 2013
An historical fix-up
Alexandria Rotary Club members Tim Bush, Connie Mondry, Gary Gibbons and Patty Peterson worked on staining the garden shed at the Douglas County Historical Society Friday. The shed was purchased for the historical society with a grant from the Alexandria Rotary Club. ABOUT ROTARY The...
June 19, 2013 - 12:00am
April 12, 2013
Historical society revives interest in Carnegie Library
An effort to revive the long-vacant Carnegie Library Building is continuing, even after the Alexandria City Council backed away from buying the building. At the request of RayMar Associates, LLC, owners of the RayMar Building/Carnegie Library at 117 7th Avenue West, the Douglas County...
Library / news
April 12, 2013 - 12:00am
November 30, 2012
Grant will help preserve local history
From oral histories to preserving historic buildings, Minnesotans are hard at work celebrating their legacy now and building it for the future. The Minnesota Historical Society announced this week that it has awarded 53 Minnesota Historical and Cultural Heritage grants of up to $7,000,...
November 30, 2012 - 12:00am
Douglas County Historical Society to host bake sale and open house
The Douglas County Historical Society is having its annual bake sale and open house on Friday, December 7 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. There will be...
November 30, 2012 - 12:00am
February 2, 2011
Minnesota Historical Society awards Douglas County Library a Historical and Cultural Heritage Grant
The Minnesota Historical Society recently awarded a Minnesota Historical and Cultural Heritage Grant of $500 to the Douglas County Library. The grant was approved by the society's awards committee and will support the Minnesota History Bookshelf project. Minnesota Historical and...
Library / news
February 2, 2011 - 12:00am
December 8, 2010
Lefse, krumkake and aebleskiver
Food demonstrations, including how to make lefse (shown) and krumkake, were part of the Douglas County Historical Society's Christmas open house...
December 8, 2010 - 12:00am
June 11, 2010
Annual 'Hangar Dance' to take place Saturday
It's time to get your dancin' shoes shined and your clothes pressed and ready to go. The Douglas County Historical Society is proud to present its annual Hangar Dance. The fundraising event is set for this Saturday, June 12 from 7 to 11 p.m.
June 11, 2010 - 12:00am
May 1, 2009
Hangar dance to be held June 13
The Alexandria Airport will be the hub of this summer's biggest local social event, when the Douglas County Historical Society sponsors a World War II themed "hanger dance" on Saturday, June 13. Even if you don't dance, there will be big band music for your enjoyment, as Doc's All...
columns / life
May 1, 2009 - 12:00am