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Out and About: Someplace Safe Vintage Tea
Dive team called to Lake Andrew
Phasing out Social Security tax on seniors considered
AAHS becoming a school design showpiece
From the Bench: What does it mean to be on probation?
Osakis’ season ends at Sauk Centre
Season ends for Ashby Arrow boys
Battle Lake ends Chargers’ season
Loss ends Ashby girls regular season
Knights go 1-2 as team at state
Two local Scouts earn Eagle award
Runestone Museum makes New York Times Magazine
Alexandria teams rank high at Tri-College Math Contest
ATCC students dominate at competition
County library is a resource and a treasure
Engaged - Barlage and Lukas
Births - Douglas County Hospital through February 15, 2015
Engaged - Koep and Highdale
Engaged - Wilson and Ostendorf
Engaged - Reed and Patterson
Wildlife of Douglas County: Pileated woodpecker
Giant crappie through the ice
DNR survey shows Minnesota’s moose population remains low
Nohre named MDHA region director
Aiming for success
Funeral - Nelorie Moberg, 85
Funeral - Gene Jorgenson, 90
Celebration of Life Service - Robert Sinotte, 71
Funeral - Wilbur Nelson, 93
Funeral - Margie Kleven, 59
Echo Press Editorial: Increased LGA is wise investment in rural cities
Column: Observations from the archives, 1965: Loneliest man advertises for a wife
In the Know: Thank you, farewell and parting thoughts
Gross misdemeanor needed as third option for careless driving
Very thankful for our local medical community
Crop disaster assistance deadline approaches
State Fair accepting Century Farm applications
Submit your specialty crop grant proposals
Organic farm transition support returns for 2015
Conservation Stewardship Program deadline extended
Douglas County DAC gives honors
Alexandria Clinic receives diabetes recognition
A new way to get your replacement SSA-1099 online
Library offers free copies of tax forms
Kraus-Anderson recognized for work on high school
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
Dive team called to Lake Andrew
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