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Light Up the Night!
House in Evansville catches fire
Osakis celebrates Christmas Downtown
Search for missing teen leads to three arrests in Alexandria
County board OKs refunding of hospital bonds
Boys basketball: Cards falter late in loss to section power Detroit Lakes
Sports roundup from Friday, December 19
Sports roundup from Thursday, December 18
Pushing for a new identity
Cards continue their climb
Extra warmth for the holidays
Music video shoot reset for Monday
Veterans associations assist food shelf
You're invited to Christmas dinner
A gift of love
Engaged - Owen and Krause
Births - Douglas County Hospital through December 15, 2014
Births - Douglas County Hospital through November 30, 2014
Engaged - Pachan and Konzen
Engaged - Boyle and Sartore
Pheasant summit: Habitat improvements needed on private land
Controlling the common carp
Pheasant summit: Focus on improving private land habitat
Spring turkey hunting applications being accepted
Recipe for success: A look a few favorite venison recipes
Mayme Hokanson, 96
Memorial Service - Carl Kremer, 67
Reanie Mrnak, 87
Melvin Paradis, 75
Donald Huwe, 82
Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down: Views by the Echo Press
It's Our Turn: Holiday birthday myths debunked
Letter: Turn technology off for child’s development
Letter: The value of a quarter has risen
Letter: No one else can do it for you
Photo contest features birds for all seasons
More wildlife habitat approved
Last minute gifts for the constant gardener
Greater protection for specialty crop growers
Grant money available for agriculture teachers
Marine Corps League collects "Toys for Kids"
Solar Skies to close in Alexandria
Just a Jaunt’s $500 passport winner announced
Slumberland helps families during holidays
New building will house plumbing company
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