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City Hall to add credit card machine
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Manslaughter charges filed in central Minn. case where man was run over in farmyard
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DNR release: Optimistic about Saturday's duck opener
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Mike Frisch: Cover more water
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Letter: Music and songs with meaning
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Letter: Who earned the right to sit during anthem?
Echo Press Editorial: Feds delay in health care hurts consumers
Dairy council seeks candidates
Tomato tasting at the library
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There's still time to plant veggies
Haying and grazing OK on some Conservation Reserve land
Fairfield Inn to open in January
Data trackers zero in on Alexandria area
Tastefully Simple confirms layoffs, opening up building space for tenants
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August 23, 2013
Habitat for Humanity to hold auction Tuesday
Habitat for Humanity of Douglas County will hold an auction of donated furniture, appliances and building materials on Tuesday, August 27 at 1211 North Nokomis Northeast in Alexandria. Registration is at 5:15 p.m., with the Waldorf Auction Co. Auction beginning at 5:30 p.m. Cash...
August 23, 2013 - 12:00am
August 16, 2013
Thompson family celebrates dedication of home
Rick and Lori Thompson, whose home was the first of two homes built this year in partnership with Thrivent Builds with Habitat for Humanity,...
August 16, 2013 - 12:00am
August 10, 2012
Women's Build golf tourney winners
The team of Jerry Hanson, Vinal Franson, Kevin Casper and Steve Haug captured the Carpenter's Crew 9-hole scramble golf tournament fundraiser...
August 10, 2012 - 12:00am
May 8, 2009
Items needed for Habitat for Humanity's garage, warehouse sales
The public is invited to donate items for Habitat for Humanity of Douglas County's annual garage and warehouse sales. The goal of these events is to assist the local Habitat chapter by reselling good, donated merchandise to raise funds to assist in building of affordable Habitat...
May 8, 2009 - 12:00am
April 17, 2009
Habitat for Humanity to host Carlos town hall meeting
Habitat for Humanity of Douglas County is building a new home in Carlos this summer. The public is invited to attend a town hall meeting to find out what Habitat for Humanity is all about, who is eligible for a Habitat home (maybe you) and how you can get involved. The meeting will...
April 17, 2009 - 12:00am
April 15, 2009
Interested in helping build affordable homes? Habitat for Humanity to hold spring kickoff
Learn about how Habitat for Humanity works and current volunteer opportunities at the organization's upcoming spring kickoff. It will take place...
April 15, 2009 - 12:00am
March 27, 2009
First Habitat for Humanity home in Evansville to be built
The alliance between Habitat for Humanity International and Thrivent Financial for Lutherans continues to build hope for low-income families amidst economic difficulties as the mortgage crisis unfolds nationwide. Since 2005, it has given more than 1,000 families an opportunity to...
March 27, 2009 - 12:00am
February 20, 2009
Habitat for Humanity plans volunteer rally
Habitat for Humanity of Douglas County will host a volunteer rally on Thursday, March 5 at two locations and times: 10 a.m. at the Habitat office - 911 State Highway 29 North in Alexandria. 5 p.m. at the Brandon Community Center - 107 Holmes Avenue in Brandon. This will be...
February 20, 2009 - 12:00am
February 6, 2009
Habitat for Humanity to host Brandon town hall meeting
Habitat for Humanity of Douglas County is renovating a home in Brandon. Long-time Brandon resident Joan Fjoslien donated the home and now Habitat needs volunteers to help get it ready for a new family. Brad and Jennifer Morgan and their four children are excited about their new...
February 6, 2009 - 12:00am
Death of Habitat for Humanity founder strikes a sad chord here
One of the founders of the international Christian-based home building program, "Habitat for Humanity," died Tuesday. Millard Fuller, 74, passed...
February 6, 2009 - 12:00am
February 3, 2009
Local Habitat for Humanity expresses sadness over death of founder
One of the founders of the Christian-based home building program, "Habitat for Humanity," died today. Millard Fuller, 74, passed away at about...
February 3, 2009 - 12:00am
October 22, 2008
Celebration planned for newest Habitat home
Habitat for Humanity of Douglas County has accomplished what it set out to do months ago - build a home with a family in urgent need of one. The public is invited to the dedication of the newest Habitat for Humanity home. On Tuesday, October 28 at 5 p.m. volunteers, donors, Habitat...
October 22, 2008 - 12:00am
September 12, 2008
Habitat for Humanity is recruiting families for 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. A meeting...
September 12, 2008 - 12:00am
August 29, 2008
Habitat for Humanity elects new board members and officers
Habitat for Humanity of Douglas County President John Beem reports the election of new board members: Steve Hellermann and Gordon VanderHelm. The board also elected officers: John Beem, president; Terry Quist, vice president; Chris Worley, treasurer; Janna Lindoo, secretary; and...
August 29, 2008 - 12:00am
July 25, 2008
Habitat for Humanity to host Carlos Town Hall meeting
Habitat for Humanity of Douglas County is building a new home in Carlos this summer. The public is invited to attend a town hall meeting to find out what Habitat for Humanity is all about, who is eligible for a Habitat home and how they can get involved. The meeting will be held...
July 25, 2008 - 12:00am