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Council approves indoor ban on e-cigarettes
Alexandria unveils new logo
City eyes tax-forfeited property for affordable housing
Cache of bombs discovered near Minnesota hunting cabin
Law Enforcement Blotter: Friday, October 20 through Sunday, October 22
Volleyball: Alex, Osakis, Parkers Prairie, WCA host openers with playoffs set
Blizzard Hockey: Alex teamwork scores another win
Sports schedule for Saturday, Oct. 21
Football: Panthers lose final regular season game
Alex swimming: Youth movement taking shape
Public speaking group to form
Antics for All Ages: the Halloween Howler version
Alexandrian named to '50 over 50' list of exceptional Minnesotans
Jerome & Irene Hagen
Gene & Mary
Pheasant opener: Better than numbers might indicate
Region 9 hosts snowmobilers fall workshop
Jackson's first hunt success
Jennie Lake re-established as a waterfowl refuge
Morken: Trying to master scent control
Richard "Rick" T. Ackerman
Richard W. Mertens
LETTER: The 'rest of the story' about party of racists
OUR TURN: A wish list for Alexandria
LETTER: Concerts provide rich source of enjoyment
EDITORIAL: A gun bill that needs to be passed pronto
COMMENTARY: Mentally ill fall through the cracks
Going far with 4-H horses
4-H dogs and young handlers take home awards
Putting your garden to bed
Palmer amaranth crops up in Todd County
Farmer deadlines approaching
Tennessee Roadhouse closes, owners file bankruptcy
On The Street
Summit to showcase young, regional companies
Alexandria Industries commits $36,000 to car program
New Bethany owners envision upgrades
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November 9, 2016
Give gifts to children in need this Christmas
United Way of Douglas and Pope Counties is offering two programs to help local families provide gifts for their children on Christmas. Following are a couple ways that you can get involved: Adopt a Family United Way is now accepting adopters for the Adopt a Family program. An organization,...
November 9, 2016 - 9:00am
September 14, 2016
Superheroes assemble at United Way Chili Cook-Off
Don your cape and get ready to save the galaxy at the 19th annual United Way of Douglas and Pope Counties Chili Cook-off on Tuesday, Sept. 27, from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Broadway Ballroom in Alexandria. This year's theme is Superhero Chili. By dressing and decorating within the...
September 14, 2016 - 12:00am
March 20, 2013
Regional Catholic leaders rejoice in news of new pope
Thursday's election of a new pope has drawn praise from the regional Catholic community. Jorge Bergoglio, 76, took the papal name Francis and...
March 20, 2013 - 12:00am
March 13, 2013
UPDATE: New Pope Francis is from Argentina
Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio from Argentina was elected pope Wednesday. He chose the papal name Francis, becoming first pontiff from the Americas and the first from outside Europe in more than a millennium. Check the website of the Echo Press' parent company, www.inforum.com, for the...
March 13, 2013 - 1:18pm
June 24, 2009
Rain postpones Relay for Life in Pope County
Although the Pope County Relay for Life event was postponed due to the heavy rain and localized flooding Friday night, it did not dampen the spirits of people fighting cancer in Pope County. Plans are under way to hold some sort of relay in the near future and will be announced as...
June 24, 2009 - 12:00am
May 15, 2009
Meeting - Pope/Douglas Solid Waste and County Boards Joint Meeting May 21
JOINT MEETING OF POPE AND DOUGLAS COUNTY BOARDS AND POPE/DOUGLAS SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT BOARD MAY 21 A joint board meeting of Pope and Douglas County Boards and Pope/Douglas Solid Waste Management will be held Thursday, May 21 at 7 a.m. in the Administration Building, 2115...
May 15, 2009 - 12:00am
Meeting - Pope/Douglas Solid Waste Management Board Regular Meeting May 21
POPE/DOUGLAS SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT BOARD MAY 21 The regular board meeting of Pope/Douglas Solid Waste Management will be Thursday, May 21 at 7 a.m. in the Administration Building, 2115 South Jefferson St., Alexandria. 1. Board minutes of April 16 2. Plant expansion update -...
May 15, 2009 - 12:00am
May 13, 2009
Eight lakes in Pope County targeted
The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency has initiated a project entitled the "Pope County 8 Lake TMDL Study." The lakes identified in this project are Ann, Emily, Gilcrest, Leven, Malmedahl, Pelican, Reno and Strandness. These lakes have been identified as not meeting water quality...
May 13, 2009 - 12:00am
February 11, 2009
United Way seeking volunteers for allocation process
One of the most important things that United Way does each year is to determine agency funding. Douglas and Pope County residents are invited to be a part of this annual allocation process. United Way of Douglas and Pope Counties' Board of Directors has been in the process of revamping...
February 11, 2009 - 12:00am
January 23, 2009
Radon in your home - the silent killer
Editor's note: The following information was provided by Douglas and Pope Counties Environmental Health. What is the most deadly silent killer in the home? Most people would respond to this question by pointing to carbon monoxide since tragic carbon monoxide death captures headlines....
January 23, 2009 - 12:00am
October 10, 2008
United Way to present Irish music shows in Alexandria, Glenwood
The United Way of Douglas and Pope Counties will once again present Mikko Cowdery's Irish Music Fun Fest. Two events are schedule this year...
October 10, 2008 - 12:00am
United Way Chili Feed
United Way of Douglas and Pope Counties is pleased to announce the date for the Chili Cook-off and Silent Auction. The 11th annual event will...
October 10, 2008 - 12:00am
July 30, 2008
Incinerator plan clears $1M hurdle
One million dollars recently secured for an expansion at Pope Douglas Solid Waste Management may not cover the cost of the whole project, but it will reduce the financial impact to citizens. "It will definitely help out," said Pete Olmscheid, director of the Waste to Energy facility...
July 30, 2008 - 12:00am
June 18, 2008
New drunk driver monitoring program to start in Pope County
With a goal of reducing the number of drunk driving offenses, the Pope County Probation Department has started a new intensive supervision program for repeat DWI offenders. Terry Jaworski, a probation officer with 13 years of experience in Stearns County, has been hired to head up...
June 18, 2008 - 12:00am