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Osakis celebrates Christmas Downtown
House in Evansville catches fire
Search for missing teen leads to three arrests in Alexandria
Light Up the Night!
County board OKs refunding of hospital bonds
Boys basketball: Cards falter late in loss to section power Detroit Lakes
Sports roundup from Saturday, December 20
Sports roundup from Friday, December 19
Sports roundup from Thursday, December 18
Pushing for a new identity
Extra warmth for the holidays
Music video shoot reset for Monday
Veterans associations assist food shelf
You're invited to Christmas dinner
A gift of love
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
Controlling the common carp
Pheasant summit: Habitat improvements needed on private land
Pheasant summit: Focus on improving private land habitat
Spring turkey hunting applications being accepted
Recipe for success: A look a few favorite venison recipes
Mayme Hokanson, 96
Reanie Mrnak, 87
Melvin Paradis, 75
Donald Huwe, 82
Memorial Service - Carl Kremer, 67
Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down: Views by the Echo Press
It's Our Turn: Holiday birthday myths debunked
Letter: Turn technology off for child’s development
Letter: The value of a quarter has risen
Letter: No one else can do it for you
Grant money available for agriculture teachers
Photo contest features birds for all seasons
More wildlife habitat approved
Last minute gifts for the constant gardener
Greater protection for specialty crop growers
Marine Corps League collects "Toys for Kids"
Solar Skies to close in Alexandria
Just a Jaunt’s $500 passport winner announced
Slumberland helps families during holidays
New building will house plumbing company
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