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Remembering the uncle he never met
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Education funding up, but union urges veto
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Baseball: Merritt tosses complete game in starting pitching debut
Track and field: A-B-E sends eight to sections
Still duty bound: Inspiration Peak Legion conducts military honors
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Learn about easy-to-grow veggies
Engaged - Bruzik and Johnson
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Wedding - Von Bank and Hoelscher
Morken: Becoming a better bow hunter
Nice bass for Maeyaert
Fee increases added to final environment bill
Morken: Still time to fill that tag as toms continue to sound off
Minnesota opener: Slow going on Reno Saturday morning
Timothy D. Claussen
Kathleen Rose Kaar
It's Our Turn: Sharing a strong bond – recovery
Letter: March for Truth in Glenwood
Letter: Suicide should never be glorified
Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down: Views by the Echo Press
Guest editorial: Take a bigger view of what's underwater
4-H trains youth as camp counselors
4-H'ers take the stage
Master gardeners plant sale coming up
Crabgrass prevention in your home lawn
Gardening Brown Bag series offered
Winery, brewery and distillery hope customers come crawling
Groundbreaking next week on mental health facility
On the Street
New Aagard program provides tool cabinets for employees
Chamber introduces new networking event
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On The Street
January 13, 2017
Training offered on domestic violence
Someplace Safe and United Communities Advocating Non Violence, in cooperation with Alexandria Technical and Community College, will offer a training titled "Assessing and Managing Lethality in Domestic Violence, Stalking and Strangulation" on Thursday, Feb. 2, from 1 to 4 p.m. at...
January 13, 2017 - 10:00am
October 19, 2016
Thompson receives Mayor's Peace Award
Alexandria Mayor Sara Carlson presents the Mayor's Peace Award to Dennis Thompson, a member of the United Communities Advocating Non-Violence,...
October 19, 2016 - 7:00am
October 7, 2016
Changing hearts and minds about abuse
Silence hides violence. So don't stand by. Stand up and let your voice be heard. That's the message from organizers of the Domestic Abuse Awareness Luncheon. Sponsored by United Communities Advocating Non-Violence and Someplace Safe, the event is from 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday,...
October 7, 2016 - 12:00am
March 1, 2013
UCAN White Ribbon Campaign urges men to speak out against domestic violence
Tina and Ike Turner, Whitney Houston and Bobby Brown, Pamela Anderson and Tommy Lee, Rihanna and Chris Brown, Oscar Pistorius and Reeva Steenkamp,...
March 1, 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 15, 2010
Local events help fight domestic violence
"Domestic violence: A local and global crisis." This is the topic being presented at next Wednesday's 10th annual Domestic Abuse Awareness Luncheon. The event is set for October 20 from 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m.
October 15, 2010 - 12:00am
January 22, 2010
UCAN hosts free luncheon for men
The Alexandria chapter of United Communities Advocating Non- Violence (UCAN) is hosting a free luncheon for men who are concerned about the issue of domestic violence in their community. The luncheon is planned for Monday, February 1, beginning promptly at noon and ending at 12:55...
January 22, 2010 - 12:00am
October 16, 2009
Steps against violence: Daughters of victim share her story
She was a mother. A grandmother. A sister. A daughter. A co-worker. A neighbor. A friend. And she was a wife. Although Linda Lee Green continues...
October 16, 2009 - 12:05am
October 7, 2009
Walk takes steps against domestic abuse
Someplace Safe in Alexandria, along with Wings Family Supportive Services and Uniting Communities Advocating Non-Violence (UCAN), are hosting the third annual Taking Steps Against Domestic Violence next Tuesday, October 13. The walk to support a violence-free community, which will...
October 7, 2009 - 12:05am
September 18, 2009
Session will offer workplace safety tips
The Alexandria Technical College and United Communities Advocating Non-Violence (UCAN) will host a workplace training session, "Be Your Own Bodyguard - Techniques for the Workplace and Beyond." It will take place Thursday, September 24 from 2 to 4 p.m. at Alexandria Technical College,...
September 18, 2009 - 12:00am
May 20, 2009
County calls to end domestic violence
Another step was taken to end domestic violence in Douglas County. At last Tuesday's Douglas County Board meeting, Chuck Nettestad, along with...
May 20, 2009 - 12:00am