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UPDATE: Le Homme Dieu drowning victim identified
Still time to attend Vikingland Builder's Association Home Tour this weekend
Don't get ripped off at State Fair
Minnesota wolf population stable
5-year-old Henning girl injured in farm accident
Volleyball: Osakis goes 2-2 at Albany Tournament
Sports schedule for Saturday, August 27
Girls tennis: Osakis ties for seventh at Delano tourney
Girls soccer: Tie tests Alex to begin season
Hobie's new toy: Released in April, the Eclipse paddleboard draws intrigue
Underwater Art: Decoys on display in Evansville
Robby Vee finishes out summer concert series
Harper's Chord comes to Carlos Creek Winery
Alpha Course teaches basics of faith
Strive to be a foundation for others
Births - Aug. 26, 2016
Engaged - Hanson and Lund
Births - through Aug. 12, 2016
Engaged - Dokken-McFann and Gran
Births - Aug. 3-8, 2016
DNR to close Mille Lacs walleye season next month
Morken: What the numbers say about declining hunters and anglers
Stringer full of walleyes
Work begins on statewide deer management plan
A big bass for Beau
Carol J. Hansen
William 'Bill' Bretz
Clara "Clair" A. Gustafson
Bernard "Bernie" V. Dulski
Arland E. Hirman
COMMENTARY: What they're fighting over
COMMENTARY: Clean Power Plan will penalize Minnesota
IT'S OUR TURN: Recalling the dawn of the digital age; facing its challenges
EDITORIAL: Long wait for mental health care must be fixed
IN THE KNOW: Leadership Alexandria is unique blend with strong return
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
MMFCU concludes 60 Days of Giving campaign
Community solar program shining for REA
Chamber Ambassadors visit three local businesses
Celeste Edenloff returns to Echo Press
Dew Drop Inn changes ownership
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
April 29, 2016
LETTER: Find compromise on paying for safe roads and bridges
To the editor: Recently, Rep. Paul Anderson sent a newsletter to constituents with misleading information about transit funding. The fact of the matter is that money used to fund transit is separate from money that funds roads and bridges. Talking about funding transit and funding...
April 29, 2016 - 12:00am
August 15, 2014
A family balancing act is over, thanks to DCCCP
For Brandon and Brittney Claseman, working three jobs and caring for their 3-month-old daughter, Mya, was a balancing act. Doing it without a car made it even harder. Through the help of the Douglas County Car Care Program (DCCCP) and four local businesses, the Clasemans received...
August 15, 2014 - 12:00am
September 4, 2013
Local group gets $268,400 for painting, house repairs
Organizations that help older Minnesotans stay in their homes as they age are receiving more than $4.3 million in funds from the Department of Human Services. Locally, West Central Minnesota Communities Action Inc. will receive $268,400 to provide exterior painting and construction...
September 4, 2013 - 1:08pm
July 26, 2013
Anderson Funeral Home brings families transportation relief
Seven families recently saw relief from their transportation challenges at the Douglas County Car Care at Koep's Korner in Alexandria, sponsored...
July 26, 2013 - 12:00am
July 24, 2013
Bus loop repairs on the way for Discovery Middle School
A rough ride will soon be a whole lot smoother for students, staff, parents and bus drivers who use the Discovery Middle School parking lots. District 206 school board members unanimously approved a project to repair the bus loop that runs in front of the school and the bus parking...
July 24, 2013 - 12:00am
May 31, 2013
Free car repair program is off and running
Four people gained mobility because volunteers for Douglas County Car Care Program (DCCCP) repaired their vehicles on the first Car Care last...
May 31, 2013 - 12:00am
Fix-It Clinic demonstrated basic repair skills
Community Education held the first of three Fix-It Clinics for bicycles, electrical repairs and clothing on Wednesday, May 15. Approximately...
May 31, 2013 - 12:00am
May 1, 2013
Learn to bake bread, handle coupons and make repairs at Community Education classes
Community Education in Alexandria is offering the following classes. To register or for more information, call (320) 762-3310 or visit www.alexandria.thatscommunityed.com. BREAD MAKING A baking class will be held Monday, May 13 from 6:30 to 9 p.m. at Discovery Middle School in Alexandria....
May 1, 2013 - 12:00am
February 15, 2013
Funds available for rental repairs
The Douglas County Housing and Redevelopment Authority (DCHRA) has funds available to help qualifying rental property owners make necessary repairs. This program is a comprehensive city application for rental rehabilitation that encompasses targeted areas inside the cities of Osakis,...
February 15, 2013 - 12:00am
January 4, 2013
USDA home repair grants available
USDA Rural Development has grant funds available statewide for very-low income homeowners for home repair to correct or remove existing health, safety, sanitary and accessibility issues. Grants up to $7,500 may be available to eligible households. This program is available to eligible...
January 4, 2013 - 12:00am
September 5, 2012
I-94 near Brandon interchange to undergo repairs
Motorists in west central Minnesota will experience delays, detours and lane closures on several highways beginning September 10 as crews begin culvert repair and replacement projects. The start date is subject to change. The affected locations include Interstate 94 eastbound at...
September 5, 2012 - 12:00am
July 16, 2010
1114164 Sealed Bids - Airport Roof Repairs
Sealed Bids Publish July16, 23, 2010 NOTICE OF CALL FOR BIDS CITY OF ALEXANDRIA Project Location: Alexandria Municipal Airport Project Name: 2010 Capital Improvement Program - Roof Repairs FAA AIP No: 3-27-0004-10-10 State Project No.: 2101-53 Bids Close At: 9:00 AM on August...
July 16, 2010 - 12:00am
November 6, 2009
MnDOT reminds residents to repair or replace damaged mailboxes, posts
If you have an old or damaged rural mailbox or one supported by an illegal structure, now is a good time to repair or replace it before the ground freezes, advises the Minnesota Department of Transportation. Every winter, MnDOT receives complaints of snowplows damaging mailboxes,...
November 6, 2009 - 12:00am
New EPA rules on renovations, repair and painting impacts many
Editor's note: The following information was provided by the Vikingland Builders Association. The New EPA Renovation, Repair and Painting Rule 40 CFR Part 745, Part II, Lead will affect building owners, property managers, contractors including painters, renovators, plumbers, electricians,...
November 6, 2009 - 12:00am