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WEDNESDAY UPDATE: Searchers gather again, police seek info about people seen on trail
A hero's welcome: 9/11 exhibit escorted to Douglas County Fairgrounds
Corn and Pork Chop Jubilee is under way
Becker County website shut down by cyber attack
Law Enforcement Blotter: Tuesday, August 15
Tennis: Panthers looking for continued progress
Minnewaska Golf Club: Peters, Verkinderen hit holes-in-one in the same group
Eagles Horseshoe Standings
Alex 11U baseball team takes home state title
Atkinson wins Race for the Fallen Lineman at Viking
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Vacation transformation at Good Shepherd Church
Alexandria's Enterprise plays courthouse concert
Faith Happenings: Running legend to speak at Faith @ Work Lunch
Engaged - Sharp and Kasper
Morken: Habitat key to curbing coyotes' effect on fawns
DNR report: Fewer small game hunters buy licenses in 2016
Morken: Death of Bosek hits hard for many
Plenty of deer harvest opportunities locally
DNR sees illegal use of hydraulic jets on more local waters
Jennifer R. Lorenz-Billings
Richard Henry Tomford
Sylvia O. Johnson
Echo Press Editorial: Blank page speaks volumes
Observations from the Archives: 1967: Fair features racing ostrich-pulled carts
Commentary: City doesn't have right to ban new wells
In the Know: Pay attention to city, county budgets
Letter: What advice did Trump give Boy Scouts?
There's still time to plant veggies
Haying and grazing OK on some Conservation Reserve land
Millerville gets hands-on with butter
Tractors to parade down 36 mile memory lane
Douglas County 4-H campers
Grant helps Glenwood with downtown facelift
Leadership change at Runestone Museum
Schwan's announces acquisitions as frozen food company beefs up its pizza business
Aagard expands to pull all workers into one building
A new place for ink opens in Alexandria
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COMMENTARY: Ensuring nonprofits are included in America’s energy efficiency efforts
By U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar, D-Minnesota This month, I will have the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to hear directly from Pope Francis when he addresses Congress during his visit to the U.S. The pope has gained international attention for his commitment to protecting our world...
October 16, 2015 - 12:00am
September 3, 2013
Alexandria Area Hockey Association is Grape Stomp's featured nonprofit
The Alexandria Area Hockey Association (AAHA) is the proud nonprofit organization for this year's Carlos Creek Winery Grape Stomp for a Cause,...
September 3, 2013 - 3:28pm
July 26, 2013
Area nonprofits invited to apply for board leadership training
The Board Leadership Academy is accepting applications from nonprofits in west central Minnesota to participate in its 2013 training. Sponsors West Central Initiative, Bremer Bank and HBH Consultants will offer customized training to help nonprofit board and staff leaders work together...
July 26, 2013 - 12:00am
March 13, 2013
Alexandria: Leave a legacy
A group of local nonprofit leaders have been collaboratively working to identify ways to increase the community's awareness and understanding of charitable giving. Local nonprofits deliver vital programs and services for the community. It relies on local nonprofits to feed the hungry,...
March 13, 2013 - 12:00am
November 16, 2012
Last call for Minnesota farmers to help nonprofit organizations
For the third consecutive year, America's Farmers Grow Communities, sponsored by the Monsanto Fund, gives eligible farmers the opportunity to win a $2,500 donation to direct to their favorite local nonprofit organization.
November 16, 2012 - 12:00am
November 9, 2012
Give to the Max Day is November 15
Minnesotans ignited a national philanthropic movement with the launch of the first "Give to the Max Day" in 2009. On November 15, they'll have their fourth annual opportunity to prove their record-breaking generosity by contributing to their favorite nonprofit organizations and...
November 9, 2012 - 12:00am
September 21, 2012
Local nonprofits invited to attend funders forum
All nonprofit organizations in the greater Alexandria area are invited to attend the next Alexandria Area Funders Forum on Thursday, September 27 from 10 to 11 a.m. at the Alexandria Technical and Community College. The purpose of the Funders Forum is to learn about the giving guidelines...
September 21, 2012 - 12:00am
September 12, 2012
Community Foundation awards grants to 15 local nonprofits
The Alexandria Area Community Foundation (AACF) recently announced that it awarded grants to 15 local nonprofit organizations in its annual grant round to support key community programs.
September 12, 2012 - 12:00am
August 29, 2012
$50,000 available for nonprofits
The Alexandria Area Community Foundation (AACF) seeks to make one or two significant grants that will be the "difference maker" in bringing about a lasting, positive change in the Alexandria area community. AACF looks to provide leadership financial support and make a connection...
August 29, 2012 - 12:00am
July 18, 2012
Local nonprofits invited to Funders Forum
All nonprofit organizations in the greater Alexandria area are invited to attend the next Alexandria Area Funders Forum on Thursday, July 26 from 10 to 11 a.m. at the Alexandria Technical and Community College. The purpose of the Funders Forum is to learn about the giving guidelines...
July 18, 2012 - 12:00am
May 7, 2012
GiveMN surpasses $50 million in donations to nonprofits
GiveMN recently announced that it has surpassed $50 million in donations processed through its website, GiveMN.org. Since GiveMN was launched in November 2009, the online fundraising website has processed online donations for more than 6,200 nonprofit organizations. Those donations...
May 7, 2012 - 11:31am
May 12, 2010
Here's a list of local nonprofits facing 'Doomsday'
The following is a list of small non-profit organizations in Douglas County that are at risk of losing their tax-exempt status because they haven't filed form 990-N. All of the groups on the list handle less than $25,000 of financial transactions per year and hadn't filed the form...
May 12, 2010 - 9:23am
'Doomsday' nears for small non-profits
May 17, 2010 is being called "doomsday" for many small non-profit organizations in Minnesota. That's the day they'll lose their 501(c)(3) tax-exempt status and be ineligible to receive tax-deductible contributions unless they go online and file form 990-N. The change affects about...
May 12, 2010 - 12:00am
December 18, 2009
Survey: 86 percent of nonprofits report fiscal stress
The Minnesota Association for Volunteer Administration (MAVA) has released its survey on the status of Minnesota's volunteer programs in a shifting environment. The survey of 280 Minnesota nonprofit and governmental organizations in late September found: Organizations experiencing...
December 18, 2009 - 12:00am
Nonprofits under pressure
Many businesses and corporations have felt the tug and pull of the economic recession on their well-being in the past year. Businesses have...
November 18, 2009 - 12:05am