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Douglas County Hospital gets 'blue ribbon' for vaccination effort
Speaker: Officers are 'not normal; you're special'
Law enforcement blotter: Tuesday, August 23
Almost 1,000 gather in memory of slain 5-year-old Watkins girl
New effort tries to draw more people into area
Sports schedule for Thursday, August 25
99 holes to celebrate 99 years
Fun meets a potential future in stock cars for many young go-kart drivers
Tweaks for progress: Shifted backfield, young line highlight B-E football
Following its headline year: Christensen steps in for Minnewaska football
Put the fun back in parenting
Walk raises awareness of congenital heart defects
AAHS students, alumni kick off Project 1440
Discovery Middle School hosts orientations, open house
Cunninghams win wing sauce contest
Births - through Aug. 12, 2016
Engaged - Dokken-McFann and Gran
Births - Aug. 3-8, 2016
Engaged - Benning and Notch
Engaged - Butler and Joswiak
DNR to close Mille Lacs walleye season next month
Stringer full of walleyes
Morken: What the numbers say about declining hunters and anglers
Work begins on statewide deer management plan
A big bass for Beau
Clara "Clair" A. Gustafson
Bernard "Bernie" V. Dulski
Arland E. Hirman
Roy A. Johnson
Gladys M. Hogan
IN THE KNOW: Leadership Alexandria is unique blend with strong return
LETTER: All are born in spiritual darkness
From the archives - 1966: Six boxes of contest butter to be auctioned off at county fair
EDITORIAL: Small towns can have big problems
LETTER: The same old arguments against Christianity
Producers should consider available assistance
Monarchs, roadsides and the law
A century of family and faith
Kensington represented in Princess Kay of the Milky Way
Kalpin family recognized as 2016 U of M Farm Family
Chamber Ambassadors visit three local businesses
Celeste Edenloff returns to Echo Press
Dew Drop Inn changes ownership
Beach named editor of Echo Press
New rules implemented for telemarketers
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
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