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Law Enforcement Blotter: Thursday, April 27
'I can still see his face:' Man recalls Exercise Tiger, a tragic rehearsal for D-Day.
B-E pushing for August vote on school building
Gays, lesbians rally at Capitol; Alexandria event on May 4
Trap shooting: Burgess, Knight, Roers lead Alexandria in opening week
Snowmen look to round out roster for inaugural season
Local curling team records rare eight-ender
Sports schedule for Friday, April 28
Free pitch, hit and run competition in Alexandria Sunday
Randy Knuth to be installed at First Presbyterian Church
LYRA ensemble to perform at Calvary Lutheran
Story of 1900s seamstress to be performed at ATCC
Alexandria's Beth Hill publishes first novel
Ring of Kerry brings Irish influence to Central Square
Engaged - Schmidt and Murray
Engaged - Harstad and Engebretson
Wedding - Von Bank and Hoelscher
Wedding - Skudlarek and Oestreich
Births - March 31, 2017
Mike Frisch: Catch bigger fish
Morken: No better time than now for turkey hunting in Minnesota
Worth the drive: Wyoming produces on opening morning
Mike Frisch: Which jig is the right jig for walleyes?
A walk in the woods is always worth it
Robert Joseph Schlosser
Jarrin "Jerry" Stark
Letter: Science and climate change
Letter: Protect public access to the outdoors
Letter: Tax bill omits county aid change
Letter: Helping future generations of hunters
Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down: Views by the Echo Press Editorial Board
Robin Trott: Five steps to conserving water in your garden
Steve Frericks: Ask for help in tough times
Extension to offer low-tunnel strawberry workshop
Minnesota Farmers Union to host rural issues discussion
Agriculture going strong in Douglas County
Chamber introduces new networking event
ATCC Foundation holds scholarship recognition event
Carlos Creek Winery honored at Progress Minnesota event
Tech company sprouts from the ground up
A restaurant revival
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