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UPDATE: Search for missing teen leads to three arrests in Alexandria
Fergus Falls council member dies in crash after fleeing from police
Region’s influenza cases jump
Photo of the Week -
Lights Camera Action on Broadway
Harris calls it a career
Sports roundup from Tuesday, December 23
Mixed results early
B-E girls set records from three
Culinary class studies safety, sanitation
High school Christmas concert shines
Ask a trooper: Can you plow snow onto highways?
Bringing cheer to all
Theatre Off the Cuff to lead New Year’s comedy show
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
A helping hand
Candlelight trails set at Lake Carlos State Park
Pheasant summit: Habitat improvements needed on private land
Controlling the common carp
Pheasant summit: Focus on improving private land habitat
Carl Kremer, 67
Funeral - Ricahrd Sjerven, 72
Mayme Hokanson, 96
Reanie Mrnak, 87
Melvin Paradis, 75
Letter: We just have to behave ourselves
It's Our Turn: Unconditional, crazy love
In the Know: Aging can be adventurous fun
Observations from the archives, 2004: Mental health facility to be built in Alexandria
Guest Editorial: With state surplus, use restraint, not wide-eyed greed
Minnesota on alert to keep pine beetles out
Farmers invited to attend crops education seminar
Last minute gifts for the constant gardener
Greater protection for specialty crop growers
Grant money available for agriculture teachers
Going green for United Way
New TV station launches in Central MN
Hull named Assistant Principal of the Year
Hospital board members recognized
Marine Corps League collects "Toys for Kids"
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
August 16, 2013
Hinkemeyer, Carlson enter Viking Speedway HOF
One could label Jeff Hinkemeyer of St. Cloud the dominator and Tom Carlson of Alexandria the investigator, as both have been longtime members of the Viking Speedway. The two were inducted into the Viking Speedway Hall of Fame last Saturday, August 10. Tom Carlson After watching...
Cardinals / sports
August 16, 2013 - 12:00am
April 17, 2009
FCA Jeff and Jackie Leslie walk/run April 25
The local Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) chapter will host its annual 5K and 1 Mile Run/Walk fundraiser on April 25 at Geneva Camp at 8:30 a.m. The Alexandria FCA has assisted nearly 1,000 middle school and high school students in experiencing sports and leadership camps....
April 17, 2009 - 12:00am
February 20, 2009
YMCA needs one final push
It's crunch time for the Alexandria Area YMCA. In 16 days, its board will look closely at all the donations collected up to that point and determine...
February 20, 2009 - 12:00am
January 30, 2009
County makes progress on HRA's new home
Sitting in his office Wednesday afternoon, Jeff Schiffman is counting down the days. The executive director of the Douglas County Housing and Redevelopment Authority said the agency is nearing completion of its latest building project, albeit a couple months behind schedule. After...
January 30, 2009 - 12:00am
October 10, 2008
Big laughs planned for Saturday in Parkers Prairie
Next weekend, the Parkers Prairie Event Center will feature four of the most popular comedians around. Not only are these comedians - Darlene Westgor, Dwight York, Jeff Bergs and Rox Tarrant - popular in Minnesota, but also on television and in clubs across the country. Producer...
October 10, 2008 - 12:00am
August 22, 2008
Crouse new coach for Iowa Outlaws
Alexandria native Jeff Crouse was promoted to become the new head coach for the North Iowa Outlaws of the North American Hockey League (NAHL) earlier this summer. Crouse joined the Outlaws midway through the team's inaugural season in 2005-06, becoming an assistant coach. With the...
August 22, 2008 - 12:00am
July 1, 2008
Jeff Pouliot was the kind of guy who would give his last dollar to someone in need. "He was the nice guy you couldn't help but like," said his mother, Debby Pouliot of Garfield. "He believed in the goodness of everybody." Jeff loved to fish and he loved baseball. He liked music,...
July 1, 2008 - 12:00am
June 4, 2008
Callaghan to run for county board
Voters in Douglas County Commissioner District 3 will have a decision to make this fall. Jeff Callaghan has announced to the Echo Press that he will file for commissioner in District 3 - the position currently held by Bev Bales, who also intends to run for another term. The filing...
June 4, 2008 - 12:00am