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Taking the plunge for Special Olympics (updated with more video)
You Asked: What’s a school resource officer?
Law enforcement blotter: March 3, 2015
Dive team called to Lake Andrew
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
Robert Sinotte, 71
William Bjerkness, 45
Sylvia Haabala, 90
Wilbur Nelson, 93
Shirley Eaton, 79
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
April 6, 2012
Lakes Area Professional Women to host Flip Flop for Fashion
The Lakes Area Professional Women (LAPW) present Flip Flop for Fashion, the 16th annual style show and scholarship fundraiser, on Thursday, April 26 at Holiday Inn in Alexandria. The event raises funds for scholarships to area high school women through Dollars for Scholars, and for...
April 6, 2012 - 12:00am
October 22, 2010
LAPW organizes board
Lakes Area Professional Women has organized its board of directors for the 2010-11 program year. The mission of Lakes Area Professional Women...
October 22, 2010 - 12:00am
October 15, 2010
Henry's Foods and Someplace Safe named Employers of the Year
The Lakes Area Professional Women's (LAPW) organization has announced the 2010 Employers of the Year. Henry's Foods of Alexandria was named the Large Employer of the Year (25 or more employees), and Someplace Safe of Alexandria was named the Small Employer of the Year (fewer than...
October 15, 2010 - 12:00am
October 1, 2010
LAPW dinner to honor woman of year
Lakes Area Professional Women (LAPW) is hosting its annual recognition dinner on Wednesday, October 20 with a social time at 5:30 p.m and the dinner and program starting at 6 p.m. at the Holiday Inn in Alexandria. The 2010 small business of the year, large business of the year and...
October 1, 2010 - 12:00am
August 20, 2010
Employers of the Year nominations sought
Lakes Area Professional Women (LAPW) is currently seeking nominations to honor two local employers who support and promote fairness and leadership opportunities for women in the workplace. Each year, LAPW, formerly known as Alexandria Area Business and Professional Women, selects...
August 20, 2010 - 12:00am
May 21, 2010
Women Build Day insulates Habitat home
May 12 was an historic day for Lakes Area Professional Women (LAPW) who participated in Habitat for Humanity of Douglas County's first-ever Women...
May 21, 2010 - 12:00am
Style show raises $7,600 in scholarships
Lakes Area Professional Women held its 14th annual Style Show and Scholarship Fundraiser on April 29. More than 230 attended the event to take...
May 21, 2010 - 12:00am
May 5, 2010
Innovate Today workshop slated for May 13
The Lakes Area Professional Women are sponsoring an "Innovate Today" workshop featuring Kris Ahlquist on Thursday, May 13 from 1 to 4 p.m. at Holiday Inn in Alexandria. Whether looking for small, continuous improvements or significant, game-changing transformations, the talent of...
May 5, 2010 - 12:00am
April 2, 2010
LAPW plan style show April 29
The Lakes Area Professional Women (LAPW) will present its 14th annual scholarship fundraiser and style show on Thursday, April 29 at the Alexandria Holiday Inn. All proceeds benefit local high school young women through Dollars For Scholars, scholarships for members and their daughters. The...
April 2, 2010 - 12:00am
February 26, 2010
Exhibitors sought for style show
The Lakes Area Professional Women's (LAPW) organization is seeking businesses and individuals for exhibitor booths for its 14th annual Style Show and Scholarship Fundraiser. LAPW (formerly Alexandria Area Professional Women) is a local organization whose mission is to connect women...
February 26, 2010 - 12:00am
October 16, 2009
Professional women to honor Knute Nelson, Prairie Lakes Dental
Lakes Area Professional Women (LAPW) proudly announces the Employers of the Year for 2009 as part of their Recognition Luncheon on Wednesday, October 21 at Broadway Ballroom. Knute Nelson has been selected in the Large Employer of the Year (25 employees or more) category. Prairie...
October 16, 2009 - 12:00am
October 9, 2009
Lakes Area Professional Women's recognition luncheon to honor Woman of Year and Large and Small Businesses of the Year
Lakes Area Professional Women (LAPW), formerly Alexandria Area Business and Professional Women, is hosting its annual Recognition Luncheon on October 21 at 11:30 a.m. at Broadway Ballroom in Alexandria. The 2009 Small Business of the Year, Large Business of the Year and the 2009...
awards / business
October 9, 2009 - 12:00am