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Law Enforcement Blotter: Friday, July 21 through Sunday, July 23
Officers on leave after shooting in Willmar, Minn.
Meet the new Pet of the Week: Harry (w/video)
Update: Six injured in multi-vehicle pile-ups near Brandon
Moorhead wins Substate 14 title over Bemidji
Viking Speedway: Zach Johnson moves from ninth to first in Modified feature
Legion Baseball: Alex season ends with loss to Bemidji
Snowmen run over Bismarck into semis
Legion Baseball: Alexandria falls to Moorhead, survives through Saturday
Loose Change to deliver free concert
Alexandria chaplain serves those in military service
VFW Auxiliary to host salad luncheon
Engaged - Friedrichs and Werk
Engaged - Batcher and Janssen
Engaged - Berglin and Kolden
Engaged - Gearman and Whiting
Wedding - Karthikeyan and Freborg
Should have got a bigger net: Eight-year old lands 50-incher on Miltona
Mike Frisch: Froggin' for big bass
Plenty of panfish for annual Senior Fishing Day
A booming bass bite: Local tournament circuit finds success on area lakes
Morken: Summer deer-hunting work will pay off in the fall
David "Dave" A. Dittberner
Charles S. "Chuck" Harris
Clifford W. Wunderlich
Commentary Sandcastles and trespassing on Lake Ida
It's Our Turn: Dare to do a random act of kindness
Letter: Welcome sign needs attention
Views by the Echo Press Editorial Board: Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down
Letter: State's budget process is concerning
Millerville gets hands-on with butter
Tractors to parade down 36 mile memory lane
Douglas County 4-H campers
Cattlemen invite public to July 11 get-together
4-H announces K-3 summer camps
Aagard expands to pull all workers into one building
A new place for ink opens in Alexandria
Author Faith Sullivan to sign books in Alexandria
Knute Nelson partners with Centrex Rehab, adds memory care unit
Glenwood State Bank joins top workplace list
hires and promotions
On The Street
Alexandria area sanitary district to host open house
The Alexandria Lakes Area Sanitary District (ALASD) invites the public to an open house on Friday, August 24 from 1 to 5 p.m. It will take place at 2201 Nevada Street Southwest, west of the airport and north of Highway 27 West. The open house will feature plant tours, equipment displays...
August 24, 2012 - 12:00am
April 25, 2012
New Horizons open house set
WHAT: New Horizons Open House WHEN: Sunday, April 29 1 to 3 p.m. Program at 2 p.m.
April 25, 2012 - 12:00am
April 18, 2012
Zion School sets open house
The Zion Lutheran School parent-teacher league in Alexandria will hold an open house and sloppy joe supper on Thursday, April 26 from 4:30 to 7 p.m. There will be a sloppy joe supper, bake sale, book fair and curriculum fair. Tickets will be sold at the door. Prices are $5 for adults;...
April 18, 2012 - 12:00am
April 6, 2012
Habitat for Humanity to host community open house and volunteer kick-off
Habitat for Humanity of Douglas County (HFHDC) is hosting a community open house and a volunteer kick-off on Thursday, April 12. The events will be held at the HFHDC office at 1211 North Nokomis NE in Alexandria. During the open house, being held from 10 a.m.
April 6, 2012 - 12:00am
March 16, 2012
Conservation groups to host open house
The Douglas Soil Water Conservation District, the Natural Resources Conservation Service and Farm Service Agency will host an all-day Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) open house today, March 16. It will take place at the United States Department of Agriculture Service Center located...
March 16, 2012 - 12:00am
November 25, 2010
Up from the ashes
An open house is set to announce the reopening of a building that has seen many celebrations since it was built in the early 1940s. It is the...
November 25, 2010 - 12:00am
Historical society to hold Christmas open house
The Douglas County Historical Society (DCHS) will hold its annual Christmas open house and bake sale on Saturday, December 4 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Food demonstrations on lefse and krumkake will be presented in addition to the items being sold. Baked goods, including rosettes, sandbakkels,...
November 25, 2010 - 12:00am
October 15, 2010
Public invited to transportation open house
The public is invited to an open house for the Alexandria Area Transportation Study on Tuesday, October 19, 6 to 8 p.m., at the Alexandria City Council Chambers, 704 Broadway. Short-term and long-range transportation improvements/recommendations for the Alexandria area will be presented....
October 15, 2010 - 12:00am
September 10, 2010
Open house planned at Weight Watchers
The Alexandria Weight Watchers will be hosting an open house on Wednesday, September 15. The event will take place from 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Alexandria Senior Center, 414 Hawthorne Street. There will be demonstrations, raffles, recipe sharing, taste testing and more during...
September 10, 2010 - 12:00am
August 20, 2010
ALASD to host open house
An open house at Alexandria Lake Area Sanitary District (ALASD) has been scheduled for next week. The event will take place Wednesday, August 25 from 1 to 5 p.m.
August 20, 2010 - 12:00am
June 23, 2010
Open house will discuss transportation plans in area
The public is invited to an open house for the Alexandria Area Transportation Study on Wednesday, June 30, from 6 to 8 p.m., at the Alexandria City Council Chambers, 704 Broadway. A variety of long-range transportation solutions for the Alexandria area will be presented. A brief...
June 23, 2010 - 12:00am
June 16, 2010
Public invited to see new Forada fire hall
The Forada Fire Department and Forada First Responders invites the public to an open house at the new fire station. The open house is slated for Saturday, June 19 from 4 to 9 p.m. The new fire hall is located at 1639 4th Street SE in Forada. During the open house, from 5 to 8...
June 16, 2010 - 12:00am
June 9, 2010
Lots to explore at state park Saturday
Some Douglas County families travel hundreds of miles to go camping. But they can find plenty of outdoor fun in their own backyard - at Lake Carlos State Park. This Saturday is a good time to check it out. Lake Carlos State Park is having an open house on June 12.
June 9, 2010 - 12:00am
June 2, 2010
K.I.D. F.U.N. to host open house at Lake Carlos State Park
Come celebrate Minnesota State Park's Open House Day, Saturday, June 12 at Lake Carlos State Park, where K.I.D. F.U.N. (Kreative Ideas Designed For Understanding Nature) volunteers have planned a day full of fun for the entire family. Admission into the State Park is free on open...
June 2, 2010 - 12:00am
May 19, 2010
Park department to host open house at its new location
The Alexandria Park Department will host an open house for the general public to celebrate the finishing of its new facility at 212 Agnes Boulevard (directly north of the Alexandria Street Department garage). It will take place Thursday, May 20 from 2 to 4 p.m.
May 19, 2010 - 12:00am