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News Briefs: Students injured when truck, school bus collide near Renville
Schools out early
News Briefs: Sect leader charged with sexually abusing girls, remains at large
Douglas County Cemetery Association to host annual meeting
A look at the new Alexandria Cardinals mascot logo
Sports schedule for Thursday, April 17 (with postponement dates)
Seven run first inning pushes Osakis softball to victory
Stockert’s 15 Ks down Willmar
No panic after a slow start for Alex
'It was God's plan'
Real Estate Guide
Cardinal Knowledge Bowl competes at state tournament
Waffle fundraiser at Carlos School
Alexandria Jaycees will fill sandboxes May 17
Engaged - Lusty and Lamb
Births - Douglas County Hospital through April 6
Engaged - Dorn and Arvidson
Births - Douglas county Hospital through April 1
Spring is a time to explore
Weekly DNR news
Send your spring turkey hunting photos
Hunters ready to tackle toms
DNR Report: Pelicans ready to come back to the state
Lamont Mounsdon, 91
Gerald Weatherwax, 90
Maybel Czapiewski, 99
Albert Henrickson, 94
Norman Chan, 85
School budgets don’t have money for supplies
How much power should judges have?
Sheriff's office employees have many duties in county
It may come as a gentle knock on mind’s door
Douglas County Public Works is organized into six divisions
Farmers are ‘eternal optimists’
Finding and reporting noxious weeds
Try growing strawberries this season
Premium soybean, grain contracts available to farmers
Propane prices still a concern
Get Echo Press photos at our Photo Store
Alexandria woman’s fitness product featured in nationwide infomercial
On the street
Cemetery Association to meet May 6
Knute Nelson to participate in hospice initiative
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
October 5, 2012
Carolers will soon don gay apparel!
The Jefferson High School (JHS) Carolers are gearing-up for another holiday season. This year marks the group's 50th anniversary. The Carolers...
October 5, 2012 - 12:00am
October 3, 2012
Students pledge not to text and drive
On Wednesday, September 19, 10th through 12th grade students at Jefferson High School in Alexandria attended a Texting and Driving Campaign....
life / school
October 3, 2012 - 12:00am
July 25, 2012
Campers experience 'creepy crawlies' at 4-H Day Camp
Campers discovered the world of critters and bugs at a recent 4-H Day Camp on July 18. Rain caused the location to move from Park Osagi on Lake...
4-H / life
July 25, 2012 - 12:00am
July 11, 2012
Students learn new skill and give back to community
Recently, nine students in grades 4-7 spent the week learning how to sew at a community education class taught by Jodi Hintzen, the Douglas County Extension 4-H Program coordinator. The participants learned how to sew and quilt a lap-sized rag quilt and were willing to continue sewing...
July 11, 2012 - 12:00am
June 29, 2012
114th annual 4th of July Celebration
Elim Lutheran Church will hold its 114th annual Old Fashioned 4th of July Celebration on Wednesday, July 4. It begins at 10:30 a.m. with a patriotic...
faith / life
June 29, 2012 - 12:00am
June 27, 2012
'Troopers' take pride in community
Lake Mary Troopers 4-H Club participated in a community pride project at Nordic Meadow Apartments complex, for young adults with disabilities,...
4-H / life
June 27, 2012 - 12:00am
June 20, 2012
Marching band captures top honors
The Alexandria Marching Band had a successful outing last weekend, performing in two parades on Saturday, June 16. First the band marched in...
June 20, 2012 - 12:00am
June 8, 2012
First Congregational UCC to host street dance
Pictured are dancers enjoying last year's "Sock Drop." First Congregational United Church of Christ will host another "Sock Drop" street dance...
June 8, 2012 - 12:00am
May 30, 2012
In the spotlight
Ecumen Bethany Community Day Services featured "Glamour Shots" Friday afternoon. Ladies and gentlemen were pampered with makeup, hair styling...
May 30, 2012 - 12:00am
May 23, 2012
JHS Choral Program receives commendation
The Jefferson High School (JHS) Choral Program will receive a commendation from the American Choral Director's Association (ACDA) of Minnesota...
May 23, 2012 - 12:00am
May 16, 2012
What's new at Community Preschool?
The staff at Community Preschool of First Lutheran Church in Alexandria believes it is important to present new ways of learning to children...
life / school
May 16, 2012 - 12:00am
Five generation family celebrates
Hermina Wahlin, age 107 of Evansville, will celebrate her 85th Mother's Day this year. She was recently visited by four more generations of her...
May 16, 2012 - 12:00am