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Magic, wonder and faith at Church for the Harvest
New method for funding nursing homes?
Snow Saturday Night
Law enforcement blotter: January 22, 2015
News Briefs: Smoking in Minnesota drops
Boys hockey: Alex can't overcome Bemidji's torrid start as Cards drop second straight
Girls hockey: Shorthanded Alexandria falls 1-0 against Bemidji
NFLPA instructs Patriots players to 'reserve comment'
NFL-Super Bowl has ways to go in captivating global audience
Sports roundup from Friday, January 23
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
Helen Howie, 88
Service - Ruby Benson, 73
Funeral - Allan Altnow, 86
Funeral - Maynard Radil, 79
Marilyn Berghe, 77
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
September 3, 2014
Sauk River Watershed District appoints new board members
The Sauk River Watershed District (SRWD) has announced the appointment of three new board members. Glen Sanders and Tyler Carlson will represent Todd County. Sanders lives on the north end of Lake Osakis, and Carlson resides in rural Sauk Centre. Bruce Ferris will represent Douglas...
September 3, 2014 - 6:41am
August 7, 2013
Habitat for Humanity announces new board members
Habitat for Humanity of Douglas County (HFHDC) president Jan Finazzo reports the election of two new board members: Nick Heydt and Jeff Montgomery. The...
August 7, 2013 - 12:00am
March 22, 2013
Library board of trustees appoints new members
Commissioner Mark Bromenschenkel, of Sartell, and Jeff Bertram, of Paynesville, were appointed to the Great River Regional Library Board of Trustees by the Stearns County Board of Commissioners. The Great River Regional Library services six counties and 32 cities with an operating...
Library / news
March 22, 2013 - 12:00am
February 13, 2009
Alexandria Rotary Club adds members
The Alexandria Rotary Club (alexrotary.com) recently welcomed four new members to the club and Rotary International. Rotary is the world's first service club and is a worldwide organization of business and professional leaders that provides humanitarian service, encourages high ethical...
February 13, 2009 - 12:00am
January 14, 2009
Kicking up their heels at the dance invitational
Alexandria dance team member Molly Nyberg took to the air while performing a "Russian" move during an invitational competition at Jefferson High School Saturday. The 13th annual event drew 30 varsity and junior teams from 22 different high schools. Details and results can be found...
January 14, 2009 - 12:00am
January 9, 2009
BPW welcomes new members
Nine local professional women were inducted into membership of the Alexandria Area Business and Professional Women at the organization's monthly...
January 9, 2009 - 12:00am
New hospice house to serve 12-county area
Editor's note: The following story was written by Anne Dauphinais, intern at The Independent in Parkers Prairie, and is reprinted with permission. July 1 marked the beginning of a partnership campaign with Lakeland Hospice Home Care and the District 5M9 Lions to help fund a hospice...
July 9, 2008 - 12:00am
May 30, 2008
ACT team provides around-the-clock mental health services
Editor's note: In conjunction with Mental Health Month in May, Assertive Community Treatment in Alexandria provided the following information. What is ACT? According to the National Alliance for the Mentally Ill (NAMI), "Assertive Community Treatment" is a service delivery model...
May 30, 2008 - 12:00am