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Law enforcement blotter: Friday, August 26 through Sunday, August 28
Man arrested after shots fired at Spicer Zorbaz
Douglas County under flash flood warning until 9:30 a.m.
Rare second set of triplets a surprise for ND rancher
Be a pickle pro
Girls tennis: Landmark wins fuel Cards' undefeated start
Viking Speedway: Thoennes holds off Zach Johnson as curfew ends things early
Volleyball: Osakis goes 2-2 at Albany Tournament
Sports schedule for Saturday, August 27
Girls tennis: Osakis ties for seventh at Delano tourney
Underwater Art: Decoys on display in Evansville
Robby Vee finishes out summer concert series
Harper's Chord comes to Carlos Creek Winery
Alpha Course teaches basics of faith
Strive to be a foundation for others
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
Myrtle Annette McKay
Carol J. Hansen
William 'Bill' Bretz
COMMENTARY: What they're fighting over
COMMENTARY: Clean Power Plan will penalize Minnesota
IT'S OUR TURN: Recalling the dawn of the digital age; facing its challenges
EDITORIAL: Long wait for mental health care must be fixed
IN THE KNOW: Leadership Alexandria is unique blend with strong return
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
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
April 18, 2014
Denim Day to raise awareness of sexual assault, support for victims
As part of Sexual Assault Awareness Month, Someplace Safe in Alexandria is seeking area employers, organizations and individuals to support National Denim Day on Wednesday, April 23. Someplace Safe has organized a Dollars for Denim campaign. Individuals are asked to donate $1 to...
April 18, 2014 - 12:00am
April 9, 2014
It’s Vintage Tea time
Someplace Safe event supports advocacy services
April 9, 2014 - 12:00am
January 29, 2014
Someplace Safe seeks award nominations
This year marks Someplace Safe’s 35th anniversary of offering safety, options and hope to thousands of individuals and families across West Central Minnesota. It would like to recognize those who have made this possible. The public is invited to nominate someone, or a group of...
January 29, 2014 - 12:00am
November 13, 2013
Someplace Safe organization participating in Give to the Max Day
Someplace Safe is one of many nonprofit organizations throughout the state that will once again ask Minnesotans to donate to their favorite causes and schools online at www.GiveMN.org during the fifth annual Give to the Max Day on Thursday, November 14. “Give to the Max Day is...
November 13, 2013 - 8:41am
October 9, 2013
Taking a stand against domestic violence
Walk and luncheon to shed light, hope on a dark problem
October 9, 2013 - 12:26am
April 26, 2013
Someplace Safe invites you to 'walk a mile in her shoes'
There's still time to be a part of a new communitywide effort against sexual assault. As part of April, National Sexual Assault Awareness Month, Someplace Safe of Douglas County organized its first Walk a Mile in Her Shoes: Men's March to End Sexual Assault and Gender Violence. It...
April 26, 2013 - 12:00am
April 5, 2013
Wear denim to take a stand against rape
The second annual Denim Day for Douglas County will be on Wednesday, April 24. Someplace Safe invites the Alexandria area to wear denim to show their support for victims of sexual violence and their support against the victim-blaming myths that surround sexual assault. Denim Day...
April 5, 2013 - 12:00am
March 29, 2013
Someplace Safe invites public to tea
Someplace Safe invites members of the Alexandria area to attend its sixth annual Vintage Tea Fundraiser on Saturday, April 13 at 10:30 a.m. at Living Waters Church, Alexandria. A silent auction will include items that were donated from businesses and members of the community. Exquisite...
March 29, 2013 - 12:00am
February 20, 2013
When health affects wealth: Bullying in the workplace
The primary definition of harass, according to Merriam-Webster's, is "to annoy persistently." Webster's defines bully as "to treat abusively." Harassment is illegal. Bullying in the workplace is not prohibited by law. "We don't use the word 'bully' as we grow up. We think it's a...
February 20, 2013 - 12:00am
October 19, 2012
When home hurts: Domestic violence awareness in Alexandria
A step in the right direction, and another, and another. Citizens, victims and survivors of domestic violence led the sixth annual Taking Steps...
October 19, 2012 - 12:00am
October 10, 2012
Conquer fear of violence in new self-defense course
Organized in conjunction with Schutz Martial Arts Association and Someplace Safe, a conquering fear of violence course will take place on Wednesday, October 24 from 6 to 8:30 p.m. at Schutz Taekwondo Academy, Alexandria. The class is a free women's self-defense course designed to...
October 10, 2012 - 12:00am
May 25, 2012
Someplace Safe Thrift Store moves to new location
The countdown is on to the May 29 opening of the Someplace Safe Thrift Store in its new location at 801 County Road 44 NW (next to Casey's gas station) in Alexandria. Someplace Safe staff and volunteers are hard at work moving and setting up the new thrift store. Donations from...
May 25, 2012 - 12:00am
Alpha Pi Phi chapter asks guests to bring food, books to ATCC graduation
The Alpha Pi Phi Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society at Alexandria Technical and Community College will participate in "Project Graduation...Feed a Body, Feed a Mind." This initiative is designed to help alleviate hunger and illiteracy in the community. Graduating students...
April 25, 2012 - 12:00am
April 18, 2012
Their cup of tea: ending violence
A vintage fashion show coupled with a light lunch and tea made for a delightful afternoon of awareness and fundraising for Someplace Safe. The...
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...
April 6, 2012 - 12:00am