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Westrom helps shape ag, environment bills
Law Enforcement Blotter: Wednesday, April 26
UPDATED: Victim identified in Otter Tail crash
Update: Firefighters battle house fire in Garfield
Death of 3-year-old Hubbard County girl under investigation
Free pitch, hit and run competition in Alexandria Sunday
Sports schedule for Thursday, April 27
Adapted Bowling: Alex PI team takes two-pin win
Boys Golf: Alexandria endures weather, wins fourth straight meet
Track and Field: Ludwig first in both throwing events
Ring of Kerry brings Irish influence to Central Square
Lakes Area Radio Theatre hosts two classic shows
Kensington Area Heritage Society announces Saturday event
Evansville Art Center presents 22nd annual Poetry Night
Educational event helps families manage autism in their home
Engaged - Schmidt and Murray
Engaged - Harstad and Engebretson
Wedding - Von Bank and Hoelscher
Wedding - Skudlarek and Oestreich
Births - March 31, 2017
Mike Frisch: Catch bigger fish
Morken: No better time than now for turkey hunting in Minnesota
Worth the drive: Wyoming produces on opening morning
Mike Frisch: Which jig is the right jig for walleyes?
A walk in the woods is always worth it
Robert Joseph Schlosser
Jarrin "Jerry" Stark
Observations from the Archives: 1967: Law enforcement course starts this fall
In the Know: Fueling the 'workforce engine'
Letter: Peterson's office: Big hat, no cattle
Echo Press editorial: Shed more light on unclaimed property
It's Our Turn: Is it just a game?
Robin Trott: Five steps to conserving water in your garden
Steve Frericks: Ask for help in tough times
Extension to offer low-tunnel strawberry workshop
Minnesota Farmers Union to host rural issues discussion
Agriculture going strong in Douglas County
Chamber introduces new networking event
ATCC Foundation holds scholarship recognition event
Carlos Creek Winery honored at Progress Minnesota event
Tech company sprouts from the ground up
A restaurant revival
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