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Alexandria to hire two new police officers
K9 unit deployed after chase with suspect
Law enforcement blotter: January 23-25, 2015
News Briefs: Dayton signs tax conformity bill
Brady says he's moving on from distractions
Sports schedule for Monday, January 26
NFL, YouTube announce partnership
Jets adding Hogan, Heimerdinger to front office
Sports roundup from Saturday, January 24
Speaker to share about weight loss journey
Harper’s Chord to perform at Carlos Creek
Tribute band plays at upcoming Alexandria Marching Band fundraiser
Take a spiritual journey
Where are they now?
Engaged - Wilts and Hedstrom
Births - Douglas County Hospital through January 12, 2015
Births - Douglas County Hospital through January 3, 2015
Engaged - Pavek and Jossart
Births - Douglas County Hospital through December 28, 2014
Wildlife of Douglas County: Fisher
Dayton proposes expanded buffer zones along Minnesota waters
Wildlife of Douglas County: Short-tailed weasel
Ready for a challenge?
Buck bagged in Wyoming
Ruby Benson, 73
Service - Ruby Benson, 73
Funeral - Allan Altnow, 86
Funeral - Maynard Radil, 79
Allan Altnow, 87
Letter: Can’t afford pro sports
Letter: Quotes can shed light on disputes
Letter: Practicing good hygiene habits is important during cold, flu season
It's Our Turn: Twins take refreshing approach at caravan stop
Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down: Views by the Echo Press
2014 Farm Bill crops education seminars offered
Minnesota Grown Directory seeks new members
Funding secured for water quality initiative
Potato growers invited to hearing on check-off fees January 23
Winter garden college planned
Jody Hanson promoted within Lakes Newspaper Group
JCPenney reports good, bad news
Alexandria Industries CEO outlines keys to company’s success
Alexandria Clinic lab earns accreditation
Operation Round Up grants announced
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