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Meet the new Pet of the Week: Harry (w/video)
Update: Six injured in multi-vehicle pile-ups near Brandon
Two from Garfield hurt in crash
Celebrating butter in Millerville
For the record
Legion Baseball: Alex season ends with loss to Bemidji
Snowmen run over Bismarck into semis
Legion Baseball: Alexandria falls to Moorhead, survives through Saturday
Legion Baseball: Rain delays Alex-Moorhead game until Saturday morning
Junior Legion: Blacks win District 9 title
Loose Change to deliver free concert
Alexandria chaplain serves those in military service
VFW Auxiliary to host salad luncheon
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
At Douglas County Library: Fun socks, Legos and oh yeah, books!
Engaged - Friedrichs and Werk
Engaged - Batcher and Janssen
Engaged - Berglin and Kolden
Engaged - Gearman and Whiting
Wedding - Karthikeyan and Freborg
Should have got a bigger net: Eight-year old lands 50-incher on Miltona
Mike Frisch: Froggin' for big bass
Plenty of panfish for annual Senior Fishing Day
A booming bass bite: Local tournament circuit finds success on area lakes
Morken: Summer deer-hunting work will pay off in the fall
Charles S. "Chuck" Harris
Clifford W. Wunderlich
Lois Elaine Lindberg
Joy L. McWhorter
It's Our Turn: Dare to do a random act of kindness
Letter: Welcome sign needs attention
Views by the Echo Press Editorial Board: Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down
Letter: State's budget process is concerning
Commentary: Look at the big picture for B-E
Millerville gets hands-on with butter
Tractors to parade down 36 mile memory lane
Douglas County 4-H campers
Cattlemen invite public to July 11 get-together
4-H announces K-3 summer camps
A new place for ink opens in Alexandria
Author Faith Sullivan to sign books in Alexandria
Knute Nelson partners with Centrex Rehab, adds memory care unit
Glenwood State Bank joins top workplace list
New wedding venue opens in Alexandria
hires and promotions
On The Street
March 16, 2017
Township elections spring a few surprises
Elections in 18 of Douglas County's 20 townships took place Tuesday and yielded a few surprises — a successful write-in campaign in Hudson Township and new supervisors replacing incumbents in LaGrand and Lund townships. Here's a look at the results: (Elections in Brandon and...
March 16, 2017 - 8:21am
January 13, 2017
Filing period to close Tuesday for Township officials
If you thought your civic duty ended after the November elections, guess again. Township elections are coming up and if you've thought about getting involved in grassroots government, this is your chance. The filing period to run for any of the township offices — supervisor,...
January 13, 2017 - 7:00am
December 4, 2015
Lieutenant governor talks to townships
Minnesota's economy is getting better with strengths in agriculture and food, manufacturing, water technology and health care. That was the message that Lieutenant Governor Tina Smith told the Minnesota Association of Townships during a conference in Alexandria on November 20. Smith...
December 4, 2015 - 12:00am
March 6, 2015
Townships hold elections Tuesday
Supervisor, treasurer positions go before voters
March 6, 2015 - 12:00am
March 8, 2013
Township elections are Tuesday
Grassroots government needs a little tending Tuesday. It's township election time. Eighteen of the 20 townships in Douglas County will hold elections and annual meetings Tuesday, March 12. Brandon and Miltona townships hold their elections in the fall but will still have meetings. Here's...
March 8, 2013 - 6:00am
January 4, 2013
Township scholarship applications being accepted
The Minnesota Association of Townships (MAT) is again offering a township scholarship program for high school juniors in Minnesota. Up to four $1,000 scholarships will be awarded. All students currently enrolled in 11th grade and attending a Minnesota public, private or parochial...
January 4, 2013 - 12:00am
March 7, 2012
Douglas County plans for 2012 Township Elections
Once again it's time for township elections. Lund and Miltona townships are looking at competitors in the treasurer and supervisor races. Many others are incumbents running unopposed. ALEXANDRIA TOWNSHIP Bryan Alstead is running unopposed for a three-year supervisor position. Alstead...
March 7, 2012 - 12:00am
February 20, 2012
Minnesota Farmers Union acts to protect township rights
The Minnesota Farmers Union (MFU) full board of directors recently met to discuss agriculture policy. The full board consists of all the MFU county presidents throughout the state. "The full board meeting gives our county presidents a voice on federal and state issues, and allows...
February 20, 2012 - 12:40pm
March 12, 2010
Townships elect supervisors, clerks
They came and they voted. Some in droves, others in small percentages - very small percentages. Township elections took place Tuesday, March...
March 12, 2010 - 12:05am
February 6, 2009
More townships pull of out CLRSD
Two more Douglas County townships have decided to drop out of the Central Lakes Region Sanitary District. Supervisors for both LaGrand and Moe Townships voted unanimously Monday to withdraw from CLRSD. Both townships were a part of the first phase of the district's proposed multimillion-dollar...
February 6, 2009 - 12:00am
January 14, 2009
Townships offer scholarship program
The Minnesota Association of Townships is again offering a township scholarship program for high school juniors in Minnesota. Up to six $1,000 scholarships will be awarded.
January 14, 2009 - 12:00am