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Concerned citizens organize to stop B-E school vote
After budget veto, Minnesota Senate plans to shut down in July; House in September
Four arrested in Evansville drug bust
WATCH: ACLU releases video showing 'excessive force' by southwest Minnesota drug task force agent
For the record
Hundreds gather at Fireman's Field for celebration night in Carlos
Alexandria trap team sends squad to state
Legion Baseball: Post 188 tops Osakis at home
Mission accomplished: Parkers Prairie baseball gets its title a year later
State baseball: Hibbing, Marshall both stun Cards with walk-offs as Alexandria finishes fourth in Class AAA
'Martin Luther' visits Alexandria church camp
Expanding Outreach: Food Shelf celebrates expansion
Schjei Country to perform at West Moe Church
Alexandria actors play key roles in Barrett play
Sweetland runs this week at Theatre L'Homme Dieu
Engaged - Strater and Lambert
Engaged - Bruzik and Johnson
Engaged - Fogelson and Gibbons
Engaged - Teichert and Kelly
Engaged - Schmidt and Murray
Courrier lands nice bass
Big fish highlight third Douglas County Bowfishing Challenge
Mike Frisch: Finding June walleyes
Walleye bite picks up on some area lakes
Osakis walleye tourney set for this weekend
Janice "Jan" Larsen
Timothy J. Olson
Orville Arnold Botner
Lorraine Van Santen
Mary Anna Louise Swenson
Commentary: Water wells are safe
Editorial: Newspapers still top choice for news
In the Know: Help available for businesses
Observations from the Archives: 1992: Eurasian milfoil appears in Lake Oscar
It's Our Turn: Building a solid foundation
4-H announces K-3 summer camps
Master gardener shares cold-hardy plant information
Many options for shade plants
Extension service helps with pressure canning
What's going on with the evergreens??
Chamber holds 26th annual golf tournament
Tolkkinen joins Echo Press staff
JCI Minnesota looking for outstanding young Minnesotans
Lake Carlos Marina under new ownership
Vaagenes receives hospital award
hires and promotions
On The Street
May 9, 2012
Alex Blaser, a senior at Jefferson High School in Alexandria, is the recipient of the Euren Fellowship, the top music scholarship at North Dakota State University in Fargo. The Euren Fellowship is a four-year full tuition scholarship offered to the top prospective music student annually....
May 9, 2012 - 12:00am
April 6, 2012
Lakes Area Professional Women to host Flip Flop for Fashion
The Lakes Area Professional Women (LAPW) present Flip Flop for Fashion, the 16th annual style show and scholarship fundraiser, on Thursday, April 26 at Holiday Inn in Alexandria. The event raises funds for scholarships to area high school women through Dollars for Scholars, and for...
April 6, 2012 - 12:00am
September 28, 2011
The following students each received a $1,000 scholarship from the Douglas County Hospital Auxiliary. Students are listed by name followed by hometown and college attending. Sara Bernardy, Brandon, Alexandria Technical and Community College; Susan Birkholz, Parkers Prairie, College...
September 28, 2011 - 12:00am
September 9, 2011
Scholarships offered for law enforcement students
Douglas County Sheriff Troy Wolbersen reports that the Law Enforcement Scholarship Program for 2011 is under way. Wolbersen said the Minnesota Sheriffs' Association (MSA) board of directors has established a scholarship fund for the awarding of up to 15 $600 scholarships for this...
September 9, 2011 - 12:00am
January 21, 2011
Scholarship recipients named by Tri-State Manufacturers' Association
At the TSMA annual meeting in Alexandria earlier this month, TSMA President Elroy Vesta announced the names of seven individuals selected to receive educational scholarships from Tri-State Manufacturers' Association. Awards totaling $5,000 were distributed for spring semester 2011. Two...
January 21, 2011 - 12:00am
August 25, 2010
Sheriff's office offers law enforcement scholarships
Douglas County Sheriff Troy Wolbersen has announced the commencement of the Minnesota Sheriffs' Association (MSA) Scholarship Program for 2010. Wolbersen said the MSA has established a scholarship fund totaling $9,000 to award up to 15 $600 scholarships for this year.
August 25, 2010 - 12:00am
April 16, 2010
Prairie Lakes Co-op awards scholarships
Four high-school senior scholarships totaling $2,000 were announced to local students as part of Prairie Lakes Co-op Community Pride funds at its annual meeting. "These scholarships are awarded based on scholastic achievement, leadership activities and work ethic," said Brian Jergenson,...
April 16, 2010 - 12:00am
January 20, 2010
Apply now for farm business management scholarships
Minnesota growers of several specialty crops may qualify for scholarships to offset the cost of farm business management classes through a program administered by the Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA). Applications are now being accepted for 2010. In 2010, eligible crops...
January 20, 2010 - 12:00am
December 31, 2009
Pioneer Heritage Conservation Trust offers scholarships for outdoor sciences
The Pioneer Heritage Conservation Trust is again offering scholarships to college students majoring in the outdoor sciences. The application deadline is February 15. Applications are available online at phctrust.org.
December 31, 2009 - 12:00am
September 16, 2009
Sheriff's office offers law enforcement scholarships
"Douglas County Sheriff Troy Wolbersen reports that the Minnesota Sheriffs' Association (MSA) Scholarship Program for 2009 is under way. Wolbersen said the MSA has established a scholarship fund totaling $9,000 to award up to 15 $600 scholarships for this year.
September 16, 2009 - 12:00am
September 24, 2008
College scholarships available to Minnesota students
Minnesota students who have completed challenging high school courses may be able to take advantage of new scholarship funds from the state of Minnesota, said state Senator Bill Ingebrigtsen (R-Alexandria). The ACHIEVE program was passed in 2007 as part of a $3.16 billion state funding...
September 24, 2008 - 12:00am
July 9, 2008
Expanded GI bill restores scholarships
Congressman Collin Peterson supported a bipartisan supplemental appropriations bill that includes expansion of the GI Bill of Rights, funding for troops serving in Iraq and Afghanistan, an extension of unemployment benefits, and emergency relief for areas devastated by flooding. "This...
July 9, 2008 - 12:00am