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More Minnesota babies are being born at home
Photo of the Week - Proud veterans
Lahn resigns as superintendent, Quist stays on
Bonds could save hospital $2M or more
A teacher's influence can be lifelong
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Cardinals defeat section rival Detroit Lakes
Sports schedule for Friday, November 21
West Central Area tries to replace four starters
Viking Curling Results (Wednesday, Nov. 12)
Free concert ushers in holiday season
Act now to solve ice dams
Make your holiday meals easier with these simple shortcuts
Cards sought for Red Cross Holiday Mail for Heroes
Christmas comes back to the Fort
Engaged - Boesl and Noetzelman
Births - Douglas County Hospital through November 17, 2014
Births - Douglas County Hospital through November 10, 2014
Births - Douglas County Hospital through October 27, 2014
Wedding - Huwe and Stromberg
Striking Gould again
Initial deer registration numbers drop from 2013 season
First buck is a big one for Moen
DNR release: Hunters register 102,000 deer through second weekend
Minnesota hunters register 54,000 deer during first three days of season
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John Westphal, 82
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Letter: Will people stand up for Jesus?
Letter: Holidays should be spent with families and friends
Letter: Time for a new leader
It's Our Turn: Be honest about your vision
Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down: Views by the Echo Press
Scholarships available for horticulture, agronomy students
Answers to your gardening questions
Sign-up extended for Margin Protection Program
What about bur oak blight?
The garden is put to bed; now what?
Two local radio stations may have new owners
Scientific opinion poll: Small business owners are hiring
Voyager Industries earns ISO 9001: 2008 certification
Letter: Was health care plan transparent?
Letter: Time for parents to raise kids
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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