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Osakis celebrates Christmas Downtown
House in Evansville catches fire
Search for missing teen leads to three arrests in Alexandria
Light Up the Night!
County board OKs refunding of hospital bonds
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
Reanie Mrnak, 87
Melvin Paradis, 75
Donald Huwe, 82
Memorial Service - Carl Kremer, 67
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
Grant money available for agriculture teachers
Photo contest features birds for all seasons
More wildlife habitat approved
Last minute gifts for the constant gardener
Greater protection for specialty crop growers
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
March 28, 2011
Jefferson students selling bowls, meal to fight hunger
Students at Jefferson High School (JHS) in Alexandria are planning an "Empty Bowls" fundraiser on Thursday, March 31 from 5 to 7 p.m. at the school cafeteria. Empty Bowls is an international grassroots effort that works to end hunger. Craftspeople and others in the community work...
March 28, 2011 - 4:29pm
October 29, 2010
Bethesda hosts event to raise hunger awareness
Bethesda Lutheran Church will host a "Jesus' jailbirds" event to raise hunger awareness and collect money and food for the local food shelf. This event will take place beginning at noon Saturday, November 20, concluding after the morning service on Sunday, November 21. This is a...
October 29, 2010 - 12:00am
October 2, 2010
Help end hunger with a trip to local grocery store
The Minnesota Grocers Association (MGA) is encouraging consumers to help their neighbors struggling with hunger by going to the grocery store and participating in "Minnesota's Own" in October. All food and monetary contributions collected in the store will go to community food banks...
October 2, 2010 - 10:43am
June 11, 2010
Bremer campaign fights hunger; silent auction planned June 14-29
Bremer Bank is "Taking Action Against Hunger" the entire month of June, raising funds for Feeding America and local food shelves. This marks the fifth consecutive year of the campaign - a partnership between the nonprofit and Bremer. This year, Bremer is challenging everyone to help...
June 11, 2010 - 12:00am
May 14, 2010
Help reduce hunger: Plant an Extra Row
It is that time again; individuals and families are tending to their gardens and getting them ready for the growing season. If you would like an opportunity to give back to your community, consider the fun, affordable option to "Plant an Extra Row" and help United Way reduce hunger...
gardening / news
May 14, 2010 - 12:00am
April 28, 2010
College students fight hunger, illiteracy with Project Graduation
The Alpha Pi Phi Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society at Alexandria Technical College (ATC) is participating in Project Graduation ... Feed a Body, Feed a Mind. This initiative is designed to help alleviate hunger and illiteracy in the community. Graduating students and their...
April 28, 2010 - 12:00am
April 3, 2010
Dodgeball tournament raises $1,222 to fight hunger
The newspaper recently received updated information about "Battling Hunger" dodgeball tournament organized by Alexandria's Jefferson High School Social II class. The tournament, which took place at the Alexandria Technical College gym last Saturday, consisted of 16 teams. It raised...
April 3, 2010 - 10:49am
September 11, 2009
Groups unite to fight hunger
Members of the Chesterton Council of the Knights of Columbus teamed up with the United Way of Douglas and Pope Counties this summer to give those...
food / news
September 11, 2009 - 12:05am
August 14, 2009
Tastefully Simple helps fight childhood hunger
Tastefully Simple consultants from across the country will come together on August 12 to help fight childhood hunger in Minnesota. More than 100 consultants will donate more than 450 hours of time to the cause, and Share Our Strength will present $7,500 to several Minneapolis-based...
August 14, 2009 - 12:00am
July 6, 2009
'Kids Against Hunger' event planned Wednesday
Another "Kids Against Hunger" food packaging event will take place in Alexandria this Wednesday. A similar event took place last November 11. It was initiated by Dan Lindquist, who was diagnosed with terminal cancer. That event was a success. More 400 volunteers packaged more than...
July 6, 2009 - 12:08pm
October 8, 2008
Make a difference in the fight against hunger
During the month of October, grocery customers can make a difference in the fight against hunger. The Minnesota Grocers Association's third annual "Minnesota's Own" promotion is on now through the end of the month. Locally, customers at Elden's Food Fair can help by either purchasing...
October 8, 2008 - 12:00am