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Hail storm rumbles through Alexandria
Two injured in I-94 crash near Evansville
Explosion event underway in Alexandria
Saturday Morning Weather Update
Football: Trick play downs Alex in AAHS opener
Sports roundup from Thursday, August 28
Volleyball: Osakis dominates Little Falls in home opener
Alex youth softball team takes second in Morris travel league
Artist workshop to teach watercolor technique
Lake Region Pioneer Show to be held September 5-7
Awana resumes at New Life Christian Church
GriefShare seminars begin September 16
Wedding - Colton and Kriel
Births - Douglas County Hospital through August 15, 2014
Engaged - Mistele and Maloney
Engaged - Helberg and Schmidt
Engaged - Ondracek and Stone
All the outdoors has to offer
Prairie Lakes Audubon Chapter opens
DNR welcomes public comments on lake in Grant and Stevens
Youth outdoor activity day draws hundreds to Alex Shooting Park
Saturday Morning Forecast Discussion
Shirley Nelson, 79
Lyle Rindahl, 71
Funeral - Kim Clayton, 53
Memorial Service - Steven Anderson, 58
Loren Spaulding, 95
It's Our Turn: A personal struggle with feminism
Vast majority of Americans claim some religious affiliation
Honor Flight experience never forgotten
Observations from the archives, 1964: Twelve beef loins stolen from Steakhouse
Echo Press Editorial: Don't fall for this phone scam
4-H food stand served locally grown food at the Douglas County Fair
Amy Klobuchar receives Champion of Agriculture award from AAW group
Asian soybean buyers tour Minnesota farms
Douglas County Extension assists community garden
When are my melons ready to pick?
New helicopters increase speed, improve safety
Knute Nelson to showcase new technology at State Fair
Charter to switch to all-digital network
Douglas Scientific and LGC team up
Dr. Shan Flatt joins Alexandria Clinic
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