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Anderson to serve as U of M regent
Law enforcement blotter: March 4, 2015
UPDATE NOON: Man dies after ice rescue; 2-year-old in critical condition (w/video)
Sharing some shivers while raising funds for Special Olympics (updated with more video)
You Asked: What’s a school resource officer?
Girls basketball: Cardinals roll to 8AAA semifinals
Section 6A South boys basketball: VanErp's surprise return sparks Battle Lake over WCA in title game
Battle Lake ends Chargers’ season
Loss ends Ashby girls regular season
Knights go 1-2 as team at state
Two local Scouts earn Eagle award
Runestone Museum makes New York Times Magazine
Alexandria teams rank high at Tri-College Math Contest
ATCC students dominate at competition
County library is a resource and a treasure
Engaged - Barlage and Lukas
Births - Douglas County Hospital through February 15, 2015
Engaged - Koep and Highdale
Engaged - Wilson and Ostendorf
Engaged - Reed and Patterson
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
Jean Stark, 88
Nelorie Moberg, 85
Lester Lybeck, 93
Robert Sinotte, 71
Echo Press Editorial: Increased LGA is wise investment in rural cities
Column: Observations from the archives, 1965: Loneliest man advertises for a wife
In the Know: Thank you, farewell and parting thoughts
Gross misdemeanor needed as third option for careless driving
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
Douglas County DAC gives honors
Alexandria Clinic receives diabetes recognition
A new way to get your replacement SSA-1099 online
Library offers free copies of tax forms
Kraus-Anderson recognized for work on high school
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On The Street
October 24, 2012
Childhood accident creates lifetime of pain
In 1981, three weeks before my 3rd birthday, I rode my Big Wheel down the driveway into the street as a van was passing by. The vehicle's right passenger side tire struck me. I was struck by an oncoming vehicle and was trapped under it against the pavement with my Big Wheel. As...
October 24, 2012 - 12:00am
October 19, 2012
Lakes Area Humane Society fundraiser to feature hypnotist
Join the Lakes Area Humane Society on Friday, October 26 at 6:30 p.m. for "A Hypnotic Halloween" fundraiser at the Holiday Inn in Alexandria. The festivities will begin with social hour, snacks and a cash bar. Attendees will be able to browse and bid on silent auctions items provided...
October 19, 2012 - 12:00am
September 28, 2012
Love INC to hold first fundraiser
Join Love In the Name of Christ (INC) for its first fundraiser on Thursday, October 11 from 6 to 9 p.m. at The Barn-Holiday Inn in Alexandria. The evening will include a social, dinner, testimonies of the value of this ministry, a live auction and a silent auction. All are welcome...
September 28, 2012 - 12:00am
September 19, 2012
Big Vehicle Day to kick off at new locale
Hosted by early childhood family education, Big Vehicle Day is back this year with a brand new location: Woodland Elementary School playground, Alexandria. It will be on Saturday, September 22 from 9 to 11 a.m. All families are welcome. The cost is $5 per family. In the event of...
September 19, 2012 - 12:00am
September 14, 2012
Jeans and Jewels event raises funds for Education Foundation
Jeans and Jewels "Hats Off to You!" will be held Friday, September 21 from 6:30 to 9 p.m. at Broadway Ballroom in Alexandria. The annual Jeans and Jewels Gala is a "206 Club" appreciation event as well as a fundraiser featuring a silent auction, specially sponsored activities, and...
September 14, 2012 - 12:00am
July 20, 2012
Tricia Saulsbury benefit set
A pancake benefit, silent auction and bake sale for Tricia Saulsbury are planned for July 21 from 7:30 to 11:30 a.m. In March, Saulsbury was diagnosed with aplastic anemia. As a result, she has been unable to work, has received numerous transfusions and made multiple trips to Mayo...
July 20, 2012 - 12:00am
July 18, 2012
Tom Bernardy benefit set
The public is invited to support Tom Bernardy and his family at a spaghetti dinner and silent auction on Monday, July 23 from 5 to 9 p.m. at the Holiday Inn in Alexandria. On May 25, 17-year-old Bernardy, son of Mike and Jenell Bernardy of Parkers Prairie, collapsed at school and...
July 18, 2012 - 12:00am
Pope County Museum seeks art donations
The Pope County Museum is seeking donations of gently used art for a silent auction fundraiser on May 12. Have you changed your décor and stored things away for too long? Do you have paintings under your bed and framed photographs in the back of your closet?
April 18, 2012 - 12:00am
April 6, 2012
Someplace Safe to host Vintage Tea and Fashion Show
Do you have a knack for setting an attractive table? Do you like to be creative or decorate with whimsy? Do you like to have fun with your friends...
faith / life
April 6, 2012 - 12:00am
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
June 11, 2010
Bremer campaign fights hunger; silent auction planned June 14-29
Bremer Bank is "Taking Action Against Hunger" the entire month of June, raising funds for Feeding America and local food shelves. This marks the fifth consecutive year of the campaign - a partnership between the nonprofit and Bremer. This year, Bremer is challenging everyone to help...
June 11, 2010 - 12:00am