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Concerned citizens organize to stop B-E school vote
After budget veto, Minnesota Senate plans to shut down in July; House in September
Four arrested in Evansville drug bust
WATCH: ACLU releases video showing 'excessive force' by southwest Minnesota drug task force agent
For the record
Hundreds gather at Fireman's Field for celebration night in Carlos
Alexandria trap team sends squad to state
Legion Baseball: Post 188 tops Osakis at home
Mission accomplished: Parkers Prairie baseball gets its title a year later
State baseball: Hibbing, Marshall both stun Cards with walk-offs as Alexandria finishes fourth in Class AAA
Expanding Outreach: Food Shelf celebrates expansion
Schjei Country to perform at West Moe Church
Alexandria actors play key roles in Barrett play
Sweetland runs this week at Theatre L'Homme Dieu
Ham radio demonstration June 24-25
Engaged - Strater and Lambert
Engaged - Bruzik and Johnson
Engaged - Fogelson and Gibbons
Engaged - Teichert and Kelly
Engaged - Schmidt and Murray
Courrier lands nice bass
Big fish highlight third Douglas County Bowfishing Challenge
Mike Frisch: Finding June walleyes
Walleye bite picks up on some area lakes
Osakis walleye tourney set for this weekend
Janice "Jan" Larsen
Timothy J. Olson
Orville Arnold Botner
Lorraine Van Santen
Mary Anna Louise Swenson
Commentary: Water wells are safe
Editorial: Newspapers still top choice for news
In the Know: Help available for businesses
Observations from the Archives: 1992: Eurasian milfoil appears in Lake Oscar
It's Our Turn: Building a solid foundation
4-H announces K-3 summer camps
Master gardener shares cold-hardy plant information
Many options for shade plants
Extension service helps with pressure canning
What's going on with the evergreens??
Chamber holds 26th annual golf tournament
Tolkkinen joins Echo Press staff
JCI Minnesota looking for outstanding young Minnesotans
Lake Carlos Marina under new ownership
Vaagenes receives hospital award
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