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Grant County deputy recovering from odd vacation accident
Alexandria man faces felony sex charges
Law enforcement blotter: March 4, 2015
Anderson to serve as U of M regent
UPDATE NOON: Man dies after ice rescue; 2-year-old in critical condition (w/video)
Girls basketball: Cardinals roll to 8AAA semifinals
Section 6A South boys basketball: VanErp's surprise return sparks Battle Lake over WCA in title game
Battle Lake ends Chargers’ season
Loss ends Ashby girls regular season
Knights go 1-2 as team at state
Two local Scouts earn Eagle award
Runestone Museum makes New York Times Magazine
Alexandria teams rank high at Tri-College Math Contest
ATCC students dominate at competition
County library is a resource and a treasure
Engaged - Barlage and Lukas
Engaged - Hafdal and Gay
Births - Douglas County Hospital through February 15, 2015
Engaged - Koep and Highdale
Engaged - Reed and Patterson
Wildlife of Douglas County: Pileated woodpecker
Giant crappie through the ice
DNR survey shows Minnesota’s moose population remains low
Nohre named MDHA region director
Aiming for success
Jean Stark, 88
Nelorie Moberg, 85
Lester Lybeck, 93
Robert Sinotte, 71
Echo Press Editorial: Increased LGA is wise investment in rural cities
Column: Observations from the archives, 1965: Loneliest man advertises for a wife
In the Know: Thank you, farewell and parting thoughts
Gross misdemeanor needed as third option for careless driving
Very thankful for our local medical community
Crop disaster assistance deadline approaches
State Fair accepting Century Farm applications
Submit your specialty crop grant proposals
Organic farm transition support returns for 2015
Conservation Stewardship Program deadline extended
Douglas County DAC gives honors
Alexandria Clinic receives diabetes recognition
A new way to get your replacement SSA-1099 online
Library offers free copies of tax forms
Kraus-Anderson recognized for work on high school
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On The Street
August 21, 2013
Out and About: Around the county this week
Harmon Killebrew's legacy of work with hospice is alive and well more than two years after his passing away while using hospice services. A...
August 21, 2013 - 12:00am
October 2, 2009
A strike against illiteracy
The Echo Press "Strike Out Illiteracy" bowling tournament September 17 raised more than $4,500 in an effort to help supplement learning in area...
Cardinals / sports
October 2, 2009 - 12:00am
April 24, 2009
Ice meets its match
For nearly five long months, Lake L'Homme Dieu has been imprisoned by ice. On Tuesday, the lake shook off the last of its icy shackles. April 21 is this year's official ice out date as determined by Echo Press lake watchers. Warm, windy weather climbed into the upper 60s last week...
April 24, 2009 - 12:00am
April 1, 2009
Roads in rough shape
Roads around Douglas County have taken a beating this winter. But it wasn't because of snow, sand or salt. "It's not even traffic," noted Douglas...
April 1, 2009 - 12:00am
March 25, 2009
When will ice leave?
If the dreary cold weather is bringing you down, lift your spirits with thoughts of spring - and when the ice will leave the lakes. It's time for the Echo Press' annual Ice Out Contest. The person who guesses when the ice will melt away on Lake L'Homme Dieu will win a fun summer-time...
March 25, 2009 - 12:00am
March 4, 2009
Free video course offers advice for getting out of debt
Worried about your finances? Struggling with a mountain of debt? Wondering how you will keep your home? The Unity Foundation of Alexandria will soon present a series of video presentations that will provide help and advice - for free. The "Dave Ramsey Total Money Makeover" will...
March 4, 2009 - 12:00am
February 6, 2009
More townships pull of out CLRSD
Two more Douglas County townships have decided to drop out of the Central Lakes Region Sanitary District. Supervisors for both LaGrand and Moe Townships voted unanimously Monday to withdraw from CLRSD. Both townships were a part of the first phase of the district's proposed multimillion-dollar...
February 6, 2009 - 12:00am
January 5, 2009
'Coalition for a People's Bail Out' plans rally at Capitol today
A coalition of organizations, bringing together union members, welfare rights organizations and others will hold a rally on the opening day of the Minnesota legislative session today. Their message: Demand that the state take concrete steps to protect low-income and working Minnesotans...
January 5, 2009 - 12:00am
September 24, 2008
A smashing success
The Echo Press "Strike Out Illiteracy" bowling tournament last Thursday was a big success, according to organizers of the first-ever event. Thirty teams participated, winning prizes and bragging rights. Proceeds from the event - more than $4,000, according to initial estimates -...
September 24, 2008 - 12:00am
August 8, 2008
The community unites against crime
Jay Halverson (left) and Kevin Guenther (right), Alexandria police officers, helped Rob Solyntjes, an Alexandria firefighter, when he got tased by Jim Gripne, Alexandria police officer, during a demonstration at Community Night Out. The event, hosted by the Alexandria Police Department,...
August 8, 2008 - 12:00am
August 1, 2008
Community invited to rally against crime
The Alexandria Police Department and the city workers will join forces with thousands of other communities to celebrate the 25th annual "National Night Out." The local event, "Community Night Out - Growing Stronger by Building Strong Community Partnerships," is set for next Tuesday,...
August 1, 2008 - 12:00am
July 18, 2008
Police put brakes on car sale - temporarily
The Minnesota State Patrol and the Alexandria Police Department temporarily shut down a used car sale at the Douglas County Fairgrounds Wednesday morning. The reason? The dealer didn't have the proper license. Although Brandl Auto Connection, based in St.
July 18, 2008 - 12:00am