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Sioux want court to grant them Minnesota land promised in 1862
Farmers frustrated with Dayton communications
Law enforcement blotter: Tuesday, Aug. 30
Group to pay $2,000 fine for illegal fireworks
Changes improve child support services
Volleyball: Osakis falls in three to Paynesville
Soccer: Alex boys, girls shut out by Brainerd
Girls tennis: Osakis rolls to pair of sweeps at home tri
Cross country: WCA boys win Morris meet, Osakis' Savageau places eighth
Girls swimming: Improvements present despite Cards' opening loss to Melrose
EVERYDAY GOURMET: Take care of extra zucchini by making noodle dishes
The search is on for Mrs. Douglas County
Aging Mastery Program offered
Class reunions scheduled
Hospice serves more than cancer patients
Births - Aug. 26, 2016
Engaged - Hanson and Lund
Births - through Aug. 12, 2016
Engaged - Dokken-McFann and Gran
Births - Aug. 3-8, 2016
Youth Day draws a huge crowd again
DNR to close Mille Lacs walleye season next month
Morken: What the numbers say about declining hunters and anglers
Stringer full of walleyes
Work begins on statewide deer management plan
Brandon D. Randt
Myrtle Annette McKay
Carol J. Hansen
William 'Bill' Bretz
IN THE KNOW: Opioids carry serious risk of harm
From the Archives - 1991: Location decided for new library
EDITORIAL: Here's information that landlords, tenants should know
LETTER: Promote healthy foods in schools
LETTER: We need some backbone
What's wrong with my tomato plant?
Women invited to quarterly agriculture seminar
Producers should consider available assistance
Monarchs, roadsides and the law
Kensington represented in Princess Kay of the Milky Way
MMFCU concludes 60 Days of Giving campaign
Community solar program shining for REA
Chamber Ambassadors visit three local businesses
Celeste Edenloff returns to Echo Press
Dew Drop Inn changes ownership
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
June 5, 2009
Humane society offers dog obediance training
Starting on Tuesday, June 9 at 6 p.m., the Lakes Area Humane Society (LAHS) will offer beginner dog obedience training classes. The classes will be held on five consecutive Tuesday evenings from 6 to 7:30 p.m. and will be taught by local professional dog trainer, Randy Buker. The...
June 5, 2009 - 12:00am
May 1, 2009
LAHS to hold garage sale fundraiser on May 30
Ready to do some spring cleaning and unsure what to do with all the things you don't use anymore? The Lakes Area Humane Society can help. The shelter is gearing up for its annual "Happily Ever After" garage sale, which will be held on Saturday, May 30 and is seeking donations of...
May 1, 2009 - 12:00am
April 29, 2009
Humane society offers dog obedience training
Have you recently gotten a new dog or puppy? Do you love all of its adorable antics, but have found that he has also brought with some undesirable behaviors? If this sounds familiar, the Lakes Area Humane Society has a class for you and your pet. Starting on Tuesday, May 5 at 6...
April 29, 2009 - 12:00am
April 17, 2009
Spring cleaning 101
With graduations and other springtime events approaching, cleaning and preparing the home take on a whole new meaning and there seems to be a...
April 17, 2009 - 12:00am
March 18, 2009
Humane society offers dog obediance training
Have you recently gotten a new dog or puppy? Do you love all of its adorable antics, but have found that he has also brought with some undesirable behaviors?
March 18, 2009 - 12:00am
March 11, 2009
American Cancer Society Daffodil Days under way
A new season of hope has arrived in Douglas County, thanks to the American Cancer Society Daffodil Days. This long-standing program celebrates the society's mission to eliminate cancer as a life-threatening disease by offering daffodils - the flower of hope - to donors in appreciation...
March 11, 2009 - 12:00am
February 4, 2009
Humane society offers class to train puppies
Have you recently gotten a new dog or puppy? Do you love all of its adorable antics, but have found that he has also brought with some undesirable behaviors? Does he love to jump up enthusiastically on all visitors who enter your home, barks at anything that comes into his line...
February 4, 2009 - 12:00am
January 30, 2009
Lunch with Knute: Douglas County Historical Society to host bean soup fundraisier
It's time again to celebrate local history by commemorating Knute Nelson's birthday with his favorite meal, bean soup. The annual fundraiser,...
January 30, 2009 - 12:00am
January 26, 2009
Kickoff to cancer-fighting event is next Monday
A kickoff for the American Cancer Society's "Relay for Life" fundraiser is set for Monday, February 2 in the education rooms at the Douglas County Hospital. A social hour with appetizers will start at 5:30 p.m. and the meeting will begin at 6 p.m.
January 26, 2009 - 12:00am
January 1, 2009
Lakes Area Humane Society offers advanced dog obedience training
The Lakes Area Humane Society is sponsoring an Advanced Dog Obedience Training Class starting on Tuesday, January 6 at 6 p.m. All dogs who have mastered the following basic obedience skills: heel, sit, stay and come, are welcome. The class will focus on perfecting those skills and...
January 1, 2009 - 12:00am
November 25, 2008
A home for the holidays?
Dogs and cats, and even a pot-bellied pig, were excited to receive attention at the Lakes Area Humane Society's holiday open house that took...
November 25, 2008 - 12:00am
October 3, 2008
Nominations sought out for human resources award
The West Central Minnesota Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) invites nominations for the 2008 Human Resource Professional Award of Excellence. The annual award program recognizes professional excellence in the field of human resource management.
October 3, 2008 - 12:00am
September 24, 2008
Humane society offers dog obedience classes
Have you recently gotten a new dog or puppy?
September 24, 2008 - 12:00am
September 12, 2008
A run for fun
The 2nd annual Alexandria Fun Run is set for Saturday, September 20 at Big Ole Central Park. All types of runners and walkers are welcome. Events will include a 5K run, 10K run, a dog walk to City Park and a 1K kids run for children 12 and younger. Check-in times for 5K and 10K...
September 12, 2008 - 12:00am
August 13, 2008
Salad luncheon to help humane society
Here's a chance to enjoy a salad luncheon and help raise funds for the Lakes Area Humane Society and food for the Alexandria Food Shelf. On Wednesday, August 20, the Alexandria Eagles Auxiliary 3063 will hold a salad luncheon at the Eagles Lodge located on North Nokomis. The luncheon...
August 13, 2008 - 12:00am