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House candidates tired of negative ads
Beep, beep, here comes the jeep
Retail report says Alexandria draws customers
Council approves e-cigarette rules
ALP rates to jump
Reents brothers race their way to Hall of Fame
Rematch goes the Warriors’ way
Changing the culture
No slowing down
Gary Gylsen featured in free country-western show
Free concert at Evansville Arts Center
Crafter’s Tour ushers in the holidays
Living out the golden rule
Engaged - Nelson and Cook
Births - Douglas County Hospital through October 27, 2014
Wedding - Huwe and Stromberg
Births - Douglas County Hospital through October 19, 2014
Engaged - Peterson and Meissner
Christina continues its comeback
From the stand: The rut nears, slowly but surely
Giant muskie comes back for seconds
Mohr’s monster walleye
Wilma Stockman, 90
Kenneth Anderson, 76
Anne Edenloff, 53
Ruth Brown, 82
Adolph Erickson, 91
Echo Press Editorial: Our choice for sheriff: Wolbersen
Letter: We have great Christian youth community
Letter: Few blocks are ‘harrowing’
Letter: Where is common sense?
It's Our Turn: Pumpkin spice and everything…spooky?
New program helps farmers affected by severe weather
MnDOT seeks proposals to lease right of way for solar arrays
Dairy Farm Bill meeting to be held November 5
What is a fair farmland rental agreement?
Moving to Broadway
Otto Bremer Awards 10 grants to colleges
TSMA to tour Alexandria Area High School
Voyager Industries celebrates facility expansion
Stuff-A-Truck for charity
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
April 10, 2013
Free training offered for rental owners
The Alexandria Police Department is hosting a free one day crime-free multi housing training for anyone who owns rental properties. The event will be held at the Alexandria Police Department on Wednesday, June 11 at 8:30 a.m. Topics covered will include fire safety, drug awareness,...
April 10, 2013 - 12:00am
November 20, 2012
What is a fair and profitable farm rental agreement?
Landlords, farmers and agri-business professionals are encouraged to attend an informative meeting on Thursday, November 29 at 2 p.m. at the Douglas County Public Works Meeting Room, 526 Willow Drive, Alexandria. This free meeting, one of many being offered across central and southern...
country / farm
November 20, 2012 - 12:00am
May 27, 2012
BBB offers tips for avoiding rental property scams
Where do you turn if you're in the market for a new place to live? A lot of people go online to find affordable rental properties. But before beginning your search, the Better Business Bureau of Minnesota and North Dakota (BBB) is warning people that there are many unscrupulous individuals...
May 27, 2012 - 3:03pm
September 3, 2010
The Legacy opens in Alexandria
A grand opening celebration was held recently for The Legacy apartment complex along 34th Avenue in Alexandria, south of Bridgewater Estates....
September 3, 2010 - 12:00am
September 16, 2009
Smart steps in renting an apartment
As college students graduate, many will take the monumental step of renting their first apartment. The Minnesota Society of CPAs (MNCPA) offers some advice on getting the right start. Create a budget A personal budget is a must because it helps you maintain control over how your...
September 16, 2009 - 12:00am
April 22, 2009
Funds available for rental housing rehabilitation
West Central Minnesota Housing Partnership (WCMHP) and Minnesota Housing have loan funds available through the HOME Rental Rehabilitation Program (HOME). These funds are for the renovation of rental property in the counties of Becker, Clay, Douglas, Grant, Pope, Stevens, Traverse...
government / news
April 22, 2009 - 12:00am
October 3, 2008
Court strikes down county's lakeshore rental rules
Looking to rent lakeshore property for a fun-filled, weeklong family reunion or for a short weekend getaway? Or if you own lakeshore, are you looking for a new source of revenue by renting out your property? Now you can. It's all because of a recent court case involving Douglas...
October 3, 2008 - 12:00am