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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
Carol J. Hansen
William 'Bill' Bretz
Brandon D. Randt
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
May 4, 2012
WCU 9th grade wins tournament
The West Central United 9th grade basketball team, with players from Alexandria, Glenwood, Willmar, Bertha-Hewitt and Parkers Prairie, recently...
May 4, 2012 - 12:00am
April 6, 2011
United Way: Working to advance the common good
The face of United Way of Douglas and Pope Counties is continually changing. Different times of year bring new challenges and needs in our community...
April 6, 2011 - 12:00am
September 24, 2010
Osakis football: UNC edges Silverstreaks
The Osakis football team came up short on a two-point conversion late in the game and fell to 1-2 with a 14-12 loss against United North Central...
September 24, 2010 - 12:00am
June 5, 2009
Poverty: You are not alone
Editor's note: The following information was provided by Jessica Boyer, director of the Community Impact Coalition for the United Way of Douglas and Pope Counties. "Will I be able to feed my children tonight?" "If I can just make it to my next paycheck..." "Where will I sleep tonight?" "How...
June 5, 2009 - 12:05am
April 22, 2009
Help the hungry: Plant an extra row
Spring has sprung, and the United Way Community Impact Coalition is hoping to use the warming weather to help feed the hungry. The United Way Community Impact Coalition is asking everyone with home gardens to plant an extra row for those in need of food. When it's ready for harvest,...
April 22, 2009 - 12:00am
March 27, 2009
United Way sets date for 2009 Golf Classic
United Way of Douglas and Pope Counties has set the date for the 9th annual United Way Golf Classic. This year's event will be at Geneva Golf Course on Monday, June 15. The 9th annual Golf Classic will host 36 four-person teams. Cost for the event is $400 per team or $100 per person,...
March 27, 2009 - 12:00am
More than 400 attend United Way first-ever event
More than 400 people ventured out Friday, February 20 for the United Way's first-ever Beer and Wine Tasting Gala at Arrowwood Resort. More than...
February 27, 2009 - 12:00am
February 20, 2009
Taste wine and beer tonight at United Way fundraiser
The United Way of Douglas and Pope Counties announces its first-ever Beer and Wine Tasting Gala. The fundraising event will take place today, Friday, February 20 from 5 to 7:30 p.m. at Arrowwood Resort. A fabulous selection of wines from around the world will be available, as well...
February 20, 2009 - 12:00am
February 11, 2009
United Way seeking volunteers for allocation process
One of the most important things that United Way does each year is to determine agency funding. Douglas and Pope County residents are invited to be a part of this annual allocation process. United Way of Douglas and Pope Counties' Board of Directors has been in the process of revamping...
February 11, 2009 - 12:00am
February 6, 2009
United Way plans 'Beer and Wine Tasting Gala'
The United Way of Douglas and Pope Counties announces its first-ever Beer and Wine Tasting Gala. The fundraising event will take place Friday, February 20 from 5 to 7:30 p.m. at Arrowwood Resort. A fabulous selection of wines from around the world will be available, as well as a...
February 6, 2009 - 12:00am
February 3, 2009
Free tax preparation clinic returns to Douglas County
Seen as one of the single most successful tools in combating poverty, the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) is unfortunately underutilized by those who qualify, according to local United Way leaders. The credit, established in 1975, encourages low-income individuals to work, while...
February 3, 2009 - 12:00am
November 14, 2008
Meeting will address homeless problem
In recognition of National Homeless Awareness Week, November 16-22, the local United Way Community Impact Coalition is hosting meetings to discuss the Alexandria community's housing needs and challenges. The public is invited for a meal and discussion at one of the following four...
November 14, 2008 - 12:00am
November 12, 2008
United Way drive collects 350 coats in Pope County
The United Way of Douglas and Pope Counties just completed its second annual coat drive and distribution in Pope County. Coats were collected in Pope County at Eagle State Bank, Glenwood State Bank in Glenwood, First National Bank and Bremer Bank in Starbuck, and at Minnewaska Elementary...
November 12, 2008 - 12:00am
October 17, 2008
Chili feed bowls 'em over
More than 650 people tasted and sampled chili from 34 participants in this year's United Way Chili Cook-off and Silent Auction event, which took place Tuesday at the Broadway Ballroom in Alexandria. The chili cook-off raised more than $3,000, with the silent auction bringing in more...
October 17, 2008 - 12:00am
October 10, 2008
United Way to present Irish music shows in Alexandria, Glenwood
The United Way of Douglas and Pope Counties will once again present Mikko Cowdery's Irish Music Fun Fest. Two events are schedule this year...
October 10, 2008 - 12:00am