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‘Adverse events’ reported at hospital
Law enforcement blotter: March 5, 2015
Deadly bird flu strain strikes poultry farm near Glenwood; health risk is very low
Alexandria man faces felony sex charges
Public housing safety fix-ups on the way
Chargers advance past Battlers on strong second half
State diving prelims: Grove ninth, Santelman 17th after day one
Sports schedule for Friday, March 6
Lakes Area Recreation Scoreboard
Built to last?
Dan Mahar to perform at SAWA this Friday
LAT to present two shows on stage
Therapy Pets Unlimited expanding to Minnesota
Driver improvement program offered
Brian Fenimore to lead healing seminar
Engaged - Barlage and Lukas
Births - Douglas County Hospital through March 2
Engaged - Hafdal and Gay
Births - Douglas County Hospital through February 15, 2015
Engaged - Koep and Highdale
Wildlife of Douglas County: Pileated woodpecker
Giant crappie through the ice
DNR survey shows Minnesota’s moose population remains low
Nohre named MDHA region director
Aiming for success
Wendell Huss, 81
Richard Clauson, 92
Pauline Pickett, 100
Jean Stark, 88
It's Our Turn: The baffling world of rumors
Workforce housing key to economic growth in Greater Minnesota
Honor is ours by inherent right
Echo Press Editorial Board: Keep public notices public
Very thankful for our local medical community
Crop disaster assistance deadline approaches
State Fair accepting Century Farm applications
Submit your specialty crop grant proposals
Organic farm transition support returns for 2015
Conservation Stewardship Program deadline extended
Anderson’s on Broadway/Alexandria Cremation holds open house
Bamboo Babies for moms, families opens
New shop, new name, new Harley
Douglas County DAC gives honors
Alexandria Clinic receives diabetes recognition
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
June 21, 2013
Teague lauds Pitino's work ethic
University of Minnesota Athletic Director Norwood Teague says his excitement over new men's basketball coach Richard Pitino has only increased after watching him work over the last two and a half months. Teague didn't hide the fact that he wanted a relentless recruiter when looking...
Cardinals / sports
June 21, 2013 - 12:00am
June 12, 2013
Gopher coach Pitino set to be in Alexandria
The University of Minnesota Golden Gophers "Chalk Talk 2013" road-trip tour to cities in outstate Minnesota will be in Alexandria at 4:30 p.m. on Monday, June 17. It is free to attend and open to the general public. To register, go online to www.gophersports.com or call 1-800-846-7437....
Cardinals / sports
June 12, 2013 - 12:00am
May 1, 2009
Letter - Contribute to YMCA project
To the editor: I was born and raised in Alexandria. My wife, Donna (Pitschka), was born in Alexandria and raised in Osakis. Over the years and in several states and communities, we have observed and personally experienced the value of a local YMCA. We have pledged $1,000 to the Alexandria...
May 1, 2009 - 12:00am
February 18, 2009
Richard Thompson, 76
Richard Neal Thompson, 76, Alexandria, died unexpectedly in Gilbert, Arizona on February 11, 2009. Funeral services for Richard were held February 16 at Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church in Clarissa with Pastor Melissa Ehrhardt officiating. Interment was at Zion Cemetery in...
February 18, 2009 - 12:00am
February 6, 2009
Letter - Ashby is not a dying town
To the editor: I am writing in response to the commentary in your January 30 edition entitled, "Crestview deserves support." I am in total agreement with the author concerning residents of small towns banding together to support community businesses. She, however, made comments concerning...
February 6, 2009 - 12:00am
February 4, 2009
Father Richard Heid, 86
The Reverend Richard John Heid, age 86, of Brandon, passed away Sunday, February 1, 2009 at Douglas County Hospital in Alexandria. Mass of Christian Burial will be Thursday, February 5 at 11 a.m. at the Cathedral of Saint Mary in St. Cloud with the Very Reverend Marvin Enneking as...
February 4, 2009 - 12:00am
Richard Wiitanen, 70
Richard Olaf Wiitanen, 70, Alexandria, died January 26, 2009 at St. Cloud Hospital. Richard was born in Wolf Lake, Becker County, on August 25, 1938, to Olaf and Ruth (Hanninen) Wiitanen. He worked for 31 years as the Carlton County tax assessor.
February 4, 2009 - 12:00am
January 28, 2009
Letter - Cell phone users should have a permit
To the editor: It is my opinion now that we have all these lower forms of microbes talking on their cell phones and driving into one another and occasionally running into mailboxes due to very heavy marijuana smoke in the cab. I propose a $1,000 permit issued by the police department...
January 28, 2009 - 12:00am
December 1, 2008
Two men from area die in Wisconsin crash
Two men from the Douglas County area died after their truck hit a bridge guardrail in northwest Wisconsin Sunday morning. Richard "Rick" Klimek,...
December 1, 2008 - 12:00am
October 9, 2008
Richard L. Chevalier
Richard Louis Chevalier was born May 31, 1918, in Willmar, the son of Louis G. and Ervila (Goulet) Chevalier. He was baptized as an infant and confirmed into the Christian faith at St. Malachy's Catholic Church in Clontarf. He grew up on a farm in Pope County and attended country...
October 9, 2008 - 12:00am