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Speaker: Officers are 'not normal; you're special'
Law enforcement blotter: Tuesday, August 23
Almost 1,000 gather in memory of slain 5-year-old Watkins girl
New effort tries to draw more people into area
Students can earn credits, use release time at NCA
99 holes to celebrate 99 years
Fun meets a potential future in stock cars for many young go-kart drivers
Tweaks for progress: Shifted backfield, young line highlight B-E football
Following its headline year: Christensen steps in for Minnewaska football
WISSOTA racing returns to Douglas County Fair
Put the fun back in parenting
Walk raises awareness of congenital heart defects
AAHS students, alumni kick off Project 1440
Discovery Middle School hosts orientations, open house
Cunninghams win wing sauce contest
Births - through Aug. 12, 2016
Engaged - Dokken-McFann and Gran
Births - Aug. 3-8, 2016
Engaged - Benning and Notch
Engaged - Butler and Joswiak
DNR to close Mille Lacs walleye fishing season next month
Stringer full of walleyes
Morken: What the numbers say about declining hunters and anglers
Work begins on statewide deer management plan
A big bass for Beau
Bernard "Bernie" V. Dulski
Arland E. Hirman
Roy A. Johnson
Gladys M. Hogan
Matthew W. Lepak
LETTER: All are born in spiritual darkness
IN THE KNOW: Leadership Alexandria is unique blend with strong return
From the archives - 1966: Six boxes of contest butter to be auctioned off at county fair
EDITORIAL: Small towns can have big problems
LETTER: The same old arguments against Christianity
Producers should consider available assistance
Monarchs, roadsides and the law
A century of family and faith
Kensington represented in Princess Kay of the Milky Way
Kalpin family recognized as 2016 U of M Farm Family
Chamber Ambassadors visit three local businesses
Celeste Edenloff returns to Echo Press
Dew Drop Inn changes ownership
Beach named editor of Echo Press
New rules implemented for telemarketers
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
Relay For Life
August 19, 2016
Relay for Life raises more than $186,000
In just one night, lives were changed and the future was impacted in an incredible way. The event’s purpose is to celebrate survivors, remember those lost and continue to fight back against cancer. “You’ve got all levels. It’s very humbling and very touching during those...
August 19, 2016 - 12:00am
July 13, 2016
Relay for Life draws annual attendees, newcomers
Though the Relay for Life of Douglas County kicked off on a celebratory note at 6 p.m. on Friday, July 8, the event quickly turned emotional...
July 13, 2016 - 12:00am
July 8, 2016
'Be patient, loving and caring'
Last year was the first time Gloria Daker of Alexandria participated in the Douglas County Relay for Life event. She was on the committee for...
July 8, 2016 - 12:00am
July 6, 2016
Cancer survivors share stories
As of early last week, there were 42 teams with 464 participants who have raised nearly $110,000 for this year's Relay for Life of Douglas County. Among those participating are three survivor honorees — Missy Hanson, Jeremy Schneider and R.C. Christensen, and one caregiver honoree,...
July 6, 2016 - 12:08pm
July 1, 2016
Paint your world purple
The American Cancer Society will host Relay for Life of Douglas County from Friday, July 8 at 6 p.m. to Saturday, July 9 at 6 a.m. at the Douglas County Fairgrounds in Alexandria. The schedule of events includes: 6 p.m. Opening Ceremony. 6:30 p.m. Survivors Lap. 6:45 p.m. Caregivers...
July 1, 2016 - 12:00am
October 16, 2015
Ellingson employees 'shave it off' for a good cause
The employees at Ellingson Plumbing Heating A/C and Electrical in Alexandria are taking their role in raising funds for the American Cancer Society...
October 16, 2015 - 12:00am
July 15, 2015
Walking through the night
Hundreds gathered for the Relay for Life walk
July 15, 2015 - 12:00am
July 10, 2015
Strides against cancer Friday night in Alexandria
Step by step, stride by stride, hundreds gathered in Alexandria Friday night for the annual Douglas County American Cancer Society Relay For...
July 10, 2015 - 7:50pm
July 9, 2015
Purple popping up all over
Seeing purple? A lot of purple is popping up in Alexandria this week as part of the annual Relay for Life fundraiser for cancer research. The...
July 9, 2015 - 2:33pm
July 17, 2013
Relay for Life cut short but fight continues
As the sun began to set Friday night, thousands of people from Douglas County came together to remember and fight back against cancer at the...
July 17, 2013 - 12:00am
May 24, 2013
Come celebrate cancer survivors and caregivers
Douglas County Relay for Life Committee will host the 2013 Douglas County Survivor/Caregiver Social on Sunday, June 2 at Arrowwood Resort and Conference Center, Alexandria. Registration and social hour will begin at 5 p.m., with the dinner and program beginning at 5:30 p.m. Dinner...
May 24, 2013 - 12:00am
January 11, 2013
Relay for Life to hold kick-off meeting
Celebrating its 20th year, the Douglas County Relay for Life is planning its kick-off meeting for all returning team captains and for anyone interested in making a new team for the 2013 Relay for Life. The kick-off meeting will take place on Monday, January 14 from 6 to 7 p.m. at...
January 11, 2013 - 12:00am
July 12, 2012
Relay for Life is Friday
Celebrate, remember, fight back - three words that affect millions of lives. Since its inception, more than $3 billion has been raised by the Relay for Life with more than 5,000 communities hosting relays each year, including Douglas County. This year's Douglas County Relay for...
July 12, 2012 - 12:17pm
June 1, 2012
Relay for Life fundraiser to be held June 3
Common Threads will hold a "Quilts at Carlos Creek Winery" fundraiser for the Relay for Life on Sunday, June 3 from noon to 6 p.m. Cost is $10. Tickets are available at Common Threads, 101 Sanstead Street in Garfield, or at the event. The event will feature wine tasting, a viewers'...
June 1, 2012 - 12:00am
May 23, 2012
Survivor/caregiver social set
The Douglas County Relay for Life Committee is hosting a survivor/caregiver social on Sunday, June 3 at Arrowwood Resort and Conference Center in Alexandria. Registration and social hour are from 5 to 5:30 p.m. The dinner and program will follow at 5:30 p.m. The evening is an opportunity...
May 23, 2012 - 12:00am