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Search for missing teen leads to three arrests in Alexandria
County board OKs refunding of hospital bonds
Alex is sweet spot for young families
Photo of the Week - Dog playing on melted ice
Pushing for a new identity
Sports roundup from Thursday, December 18
Cards continue their climb
Third period goals give Cards win
Osakis girls cruise past LPGE
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
Melvin Paradis, 75
Donald Huwe, 82
Terry Roth, 90
Darlene Schuman, 56
Funeral - Darlene Schuman, 56
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
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...
news / region
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...
news / state
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