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UPDATED: Victim identified in fire; smoke detectors helped children escape
Echo Press wins 17 awards in state newspaper contest
Law enforcement blotter: Thursday, Dec. 8
Local lawmakers want surplus used for health care, tax relief
Holiday Train to stop in Alexandria
Sports schedule for Saturday, Dec. 10
Sports schedule for Saturday, Dec. 10
Wrestling: Silverstreaks split at New London-Spicer Tri
Boys basketball: Lakers drop home opener in overtime loss
Boys basketball: Chargers roll to 2-0
Ernie Unruh Christian Service Award lunch rescheduled
Heaven's headlines are the ones that matter
Students test their knowledge in science fairs
Annual Jingle Bells Telethon is Dec. 10
Crockpot 'crocktails' on standby with or without alcohol
Births - Dec. 9, 2016
Butler and Joswiak
Wedding - Steinhagen and Sperl
Wedding - Cunningham and Thielke
Births - Nov. 25, 2016
Catching those early-ice walleyes
From the stand: A good way to end it
Applications open for spring turkey's first two seasons
Morken: Some "hunters" don't represent hunting
Bucks on the ground
Harriet M. Johnson
Christian "Christy" Lorsung
COMMENTARY: Take a look at how Minnesota turkeys are raised
LETTER: Fake news is form of terrorism
LETTER: Burden falling on younger generations
Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down
IT'S OUR TURN: 'Don't forget to remember'
Winter grazing of cover crops is subject of workshop
2016 University of Minnesota Top 10 performing annuals
Weak farm economy adds twists to rental negotiations
Producers encouraged to consider FSA options
Applications available for Conservation Stewardship Program
Making a new home
Alex Carpet One supports Building for America's Bravest
Knute Nelson Hospice delivers veteran-centric care
ATCC, area businesses host annual tour days
Sixth Avenue Wine & Ale to close at year's end
hires and promotions
On The Street
July 29, 2015
Mobile food drops set for 2015
United Way’s Community Impact Coalition recently announced the upcoming mobile food drops in 2015: • Thursday, July 30 • Thursday, August 27 • Wednesday, September 23 • Wednesday, October 28 • Wednesday, November 25 • Wednesday, December 30 The mobile food...
July 29, 2015 - 12:00am
April 17, 2015
United Way offers mobile food drops in Alexandria
United Way’s Community Impact Coalition wants to let residents know of the upcoming mobile food drops in Alexandria. They are scheduled for Thursdays, April 23, May 28 and June 25. The food drops take place at New Life Christian Church, 1910 County Road 82 SE. Food distribution...
April 17, 2015 - 12:00am
February 18, 2015
2015 mobile food drops announced
United Way’s Community Impact Coalition has announced its upcoming mobile food drops in 2015: • Thursday, February 26 • Thursday, March 26 • Thursday, April 23 • Thursday, May 28 • Thursday, June 25 The mobile food drop takes place at New Life Christian Church, 1910...
February 18, 2015 - 12:00am
August 13, 2014
Blast off for chili
The United Way invites the public to attend the 17th annual United Way Chili Cook Off and Silent Auction on Tuesday, September 30 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Broadway Ballroom in Alexandria. This year’s event is themed “Space Age Chili.” Tickets are $5 at the door or may be...
August 13, 2014 - 12:00am
December 10, 2013
United Way hosts traveling exhibit and open house to bring awareness to the homeless issue in Minnesota
December 10, 2013 - 9:49pm
October 3, 2013
United Way Board of Directors has two new members
The United Way Board of Directors recently welcomed two new members to its team. Wayne Martin, who is employed by American Business Forms in Glenwood, joined the board as a representative of Pope County. He will bring a business background and other board experience skills with him. Martin...
Business/Hires and Promotions
October 3, 2013 - 9:42am
October 2, 2013
United Way hosts kickoff and awards
It was a morning of celebration as the United Way hosted its 2013-14 Campaign Kick Off Breakfast and Awards on Wednesday, September 11. More than 100 supporters gathered to kick off the 2013-14 campaign centered on the message of “We before me.” In addition to kicking off the...
October 2, 2013 - 8:37am
September 27, 2013
A tropical wave of heat and fun for United Way
Chili connoisseurs tickled their taste buds, laughed, bid on silent auction items and marveled at imaginative displays at the 16th annual United...
September 27, 2013 - 9:36am
August 9, 2013
United Way gives families back-to-school boost
Back-to-school season is an exciting and sometimes terrifying time for kids. They start school with new classmates, shop for the new "it" brand...
August 9, 2013 - 12:00am
August 7, 2013
Otto Bremer Foundation awards $80,000 to United Way
The Otto Bremer Foundation, majority owner of Bremer Bank, recently awarded $80,000 to United Way of Douglas and Pope Counties, based in Alexandria. The...
August 7, 2013 - 12:00am
July 19, 2013
United Way names new campaign chairs
With the start of the new campaign year on July 1, the United Way of Douglas and Pope Counties announced this year's campaign chairs. The chair...
July 19, 2013 - 12:00am
July 17, 2013
United Way highlight: giving kids 4,460 bags of food
United Way of Douglas and Pope Counties has reached the end of its fiscal year and the 2012-13 United Way Campaign. With generous support, it raised $733,640 to help neighbors and friends in Douglas and Pope counties. Here are some of the things that were made possible: --United...
July 17, 2013 - 12:00am
May 10, 2013
United Way introduces online volunteer system
In an effort to increase the collaboration, connections, and relationships among local non-profits and community members, United Way introduced the online volunteer system called "Get Connected." Get Connected is an easy-to-use web-based platform that matches the right donors, advocates...
May 10, 2013 - 12:00am
April 19, 2013
United Way office moves to new location
United Way of Douglas and Pope Counties has moved to a new location at 503 Hawthorne Street, Alexandria. This is the old bowling alley building. The new location will bring more visibility and help it to better assist clients. The public is invited to stop by. United Way's mailing...
April 19, 2013 - 12:00am
You can help United Way reach its goal
With three months left in this year's campaign, the United Way is asking for help to reach its 2012-13 campaign goal. The United Way supports...
April 19, 2013 - 12:00am