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Douglas County Hospital gets 'blue ribbon' for vaccination effort
Speaker: Officers are 'not normal; you're special'
Law enforcement blotter: Tuesday, August 23
Almost 1,000 gather in memory of slain 5-year-old Watkins girl
New effort tries to draw more people into area
99 holes to celebrate 99 years
Fun meets a potential future in stock cars for many young go-kart drivers
Tweaks for progress: Shifted backfield, young line highlight B-E football
Following its headline year: Christensen steps in for Minnewaska football
WISSOTA racing returns to Douglas County Fair
Put the fun back in parenting
Walk raises awareness of congenital heart defects
AAHS students, alumni kick off Project 1440
Discovery Middle School hosts orientations, open house
Cunninghams win wing sauce contest
Births - through Aug. 12, 2016
Engaged - Dokken-McFann and Gran
Births - Aug. 3-8, 2016
Engaged - Benning and Notch
Engaged - Butler and Joswiak
DNR to close Mille Lacs walleye season next month
Stringer full of walleyes
Morken: What the numbers say about declining hunters and anglers
Work begins on statewide deer management plan
A big bass for Beau
Clara "Clair" A. Gustafson
Bernard "Bernie" V. Dulski
Arland E. Hirman
Roy A. Johnson
Gladys M. Hogan
IN THE KNOW: Leadership Alexandria is unique blend with strong return
LETTER: All are born in spiritual darkness
From the archives - 1966: Six boxes of contest butter to be auctioned off at county fair
EDITORIAL: Small towns can have big problems
LETTER: The same old arguments against Christianity
Producers should consider available assistance
Monarchs, roadsides and the law
A century of family and faith
Kensington represented in Princess Kay of the Milky Way
Kalpin family recognized as 2016 U of M Farm Family
Chamber Ambassadors visit three local businesses
Celeste Edenloff returns to Echo Press
Dew Drop Inn changes ownership
Beach named editor of Echo Press
New rules implemented for telemarketers
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
August 2, 2013
Alexandria City Council member Owen Miller receives award
Alexandria City Council member Owen Miller was recognized by the Coalition of Greater Minnesota Cities (CGMC) July 25 during the coalition's...
August 2, 2013 - 12:00am
March 27, 2013
Service to Mankind applications sought
The Alexandria Sertoma Club will honor one community member with the annual Service to Mankind Award. This award will be presented to a non-Sertoma member who has displayed exceptional service to the community, state and province or nation. People who know someone who exemplifies...
March 27, 2013 - 12:00am
November 9, 2012
Fifth annual Christian service award presentation set for November 16
The Unity Foundation invites everyone to attend the 5th annual Ernie Unruh Christian Service Award presentation on Friday, November 16. This event is in conjunction with the monthly Faith at Work Lunch at the Broadway Ballroom, noon to 1 p.m. The cost is $10 per person. Tickets can...
November 9, 2012 - 12:00am
September 28, 2012
Open house planned for Chaplain James Oakland
A celebration of ministry retirement open house reception honoring Pastor James Oakland, chaplain at Knute Nelson, will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. on Monday, October 1 in the chapel lounge at Knute Nelson, 420 12th Avenue East, Alexandria. The public is invited to attend. "For five...
September 28, 2012 - 12:00am
May 9, 2012
Boy Scout leader honored for his many good turns
"Do a good turn daily" is the Boy Scouts' slogan. It also applies to Chuck Nettestad of Alexandria. As a Scouting volunteer, he's been doing...
May 9, 2012 - 12:00am
November 5, 2010
Living Waters to hold Hispanic service
Living Waters Church in Alexandria will hold a Hispanic service on Saturday, November 6 at 5 p.m. It will be held at the church's community outreach center, 59 Glenn Road in Alexandria. For information, call (320) 763-5224 or (763) 232-1712.
November 5, 2010 - 12:00am
June 23, 2010
JHS students learn through service
Students in Kelly Hilbrands' sixth hour senior social II class at Jefferson High School (JHS) in Alexandria took part in a service-learning project...
June 23, 2010 - 12:00am
May 9, 2010
Memorial service set for miscarried babies
St. Cloud Hospital Family Birthing Center/Resolve Through Sharing (RTS) Bereavement Services and the Spiritual Care department will have a memorial prayer service and burial for miscarried babies at 4 p.m. Thursday, May 20, at Calvary Cemetery, St. Cloud. This service is for families...
May 9, 2010 - 2:59pm
June 19, 2009
Jefferson bus service to Fargo to continue uninterrupted
Charles Zelle, CEO and president of Jefferson Lines announced recently that Jefferson Lines will provide uninterrupted service to the communities that were served by Greyhound. "It is my great pleasure to provide safe, affordable bus transportation to Fargo, Fergus Falls, Alexandria...
June 19, 2009 - 12:00am
May 27, 2009
Record number of Minnesotans file taxes from home computers
The Internal Revenue Service has announced that Minnesotans electronically filed in record numbers this year. Nearly 1.9 million federal tax returns were filed electronically by Minnesotans during tax season this year, led by a big increase in people using home computers. Last year...
May 27, 2009 - 12:00am
May 22, 2009
Remembering our veterans: Memorial Day parades, services slated for Monday
This weekend, communities around the country will not only be celebrating the start of summer, they will be observing Memorial Day - a time to...
May 22, 2009 - 12:00am
February 13, 2009
Verizon Wireless purchases Alltel
Verizon Wireless, a joint venture of Verizon Communications and Vodafone has completed its purchase of Alltel Corporation from Atlantis Holdings LLC. Verizon paid approximately $5.9 billion for the equity of Alltel.
February 13, 2009 - 12:00am
February 11, 2009
Sign-up for 2009 DCP taking place
Producers are reminded that the 2009 Direct Countercyclical Program (DCP) sign-up is going on right now in local Farm Service Agency (FSA) Offices. Due to the narrow timeframe to complete sign-up, producers are being strongly encouraged to take care of their sign-up now. When provisions...
February 11, 2009 - 12:00am
January 8, 2009
More snow headed this way
A winter weather advisory for the Douglas County area has been issued from the National Weather Service in the Twin Cities. The advisory is in effect from 9 p.m. tonight, Thursday, until 9 p.m.
January 8, 2009 - 12:00am
December 30, 2008
IRS offers end-of-year, money savings tips
The Internal Revenue Service reminds taxpayers they have just a few weeks left to make final tax-related financial moves for the 2008 tax year. Taxpayers can take the first step toward tax planning by reviewing law changes and their tax situation. Some planning or action now could...
December 30, 2008 - 12:00am