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UPDATED: Fire destroys Millerville Auto Center
WEDNESDAY UPDATE: Searchers gather again, police seek info about people seen on trail
A hero's welcome: 9/11 exhibit escorted to Douglas County Fairgrounds
Corn and Pork Chop Jubilee is under way
Becker County website shut down by cyber attack
B-E adds cross country to its fall athletics
Alexandria football: New look, but expectations remain high
Tennis: Panthers looking for continued progress
Minnewaska Golf Club: Peters, Verkinderen hit holes-in-one in the same group
Eagles Horseshoe Standings
Photo of the Week
Vacation transformation at Good Shepherd Church
Alexandria's Enterprise plays courthouse concert
Faith Happenings: Running legend to speak at Faith @ Work Lunch
Engaged - Sharp and Kasper
Morken: Habitat key to curbing coyotes' effect on fawns
DNR report: Fewer small game hunters buy licenses in 2016
Morken: Death of Bosek hits hard for many
Plenty of deer harvest opportunities locally
DNR sees illegal use of hydraulic jets on more local waters
Jennifer R. Lorenz-Billings
Richard Henry Tomford
Sylvia O. Johnson
Echo Press Editorial: Blank page speaks volumes
Observations from the Archives: 1967: Fair features racing ostrich-pulled carts
Commentary: City doesn't have right to ban new wells
In the Know: Pay attention to city, county budgets
Letter: What advice did Trump give Boy Scouts?
There's still time to plant veggies
Haying and grazing OK on some Conservation Reserve land
Millerville gets hands-on with butter
Tractors to parade down 36 mile memory lane
Douglas County 4-H campers
Grant helps Glenwood with downtown facelift
Leadership change at Runestone Museum
Schwan's announces acquisitions as frozen food company beefs up its pizza business
Aagard expands to pull all workers into one building
A new place for ink opens in Alexandria
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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