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Songs for the season
Osakis celebrates Christmas Downtown
House in Evansville catches fire
Search for missing teen leads to three arrests in Alexandria
Light Up the Night!
Boys basketball: Cards falter late in loss to section power Detroit Lakes
Sports roundup from Saturday, December 20
Sports roundup from Friday, December 19
Sports roundup from Thursday, December 18
Pushing for a new identity
Extra warmth for the holidays
Music video shoot reset for Monday
Veterans associations assist food shelf
You're invited to Christmas dinner
A gift of love
Engaged - Owen and Krause
Births - Douglas County Hospital through December 15, 2014
Births - Douglas County Hospital through November 30, 2014
Engaged - Pachan and Konzen
Engaged - Boyle and Sartore
Controlling the common carp
Pheasant summit: Habitat improvements needed on private land
Pheasant summit: Focus on improving private land habitat
Spring turkey hunting applications being accepted
Recipe for success: A look a few favorite venison recipes
Mayme Hokanson, 96
Memorial Service - Carl Kremer, 67
Melvin Paradis, 75
Reanie Mrnak, 87
Donald Huwe, 82
Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down: Views by the Echo Press
It's Our Turn: Holiday birthday myths debunked
Letter: Turn technology off for child’s development
Letter: The value of a quarter has risen
Letter: No one else can do it for you
Photo contest features birds for all seasons
More wildlife habitat approved
Last minute gifts for the constant gardener
Greater protection for specialty crop growers
Grant money available for agriculture teachers
Marine Corps League collects "Toys for Kids"
Solar Skies to close in Alexandria
Just a Jaunt’s $500 passport winner announced
Slumberland helps families during holidays
New building will house plumbing company
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