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UPDATE: Boyfriend with a record arrested in crash that killed University of St. Thomas student
Motorcycle crash on I-94 near Garfield leaves Nevada man dead
Douglas County preliminary tax levy shows 3.96 increase
Gravel pit plan has Forada concerned; meeting set for Wednesday
Law Enforcement Blotter: Monday, September 18
Tennis: Cardinals defeat Moorhead, 6-2
Tennis: Minnewaska adds loss and win to record
Blizzard hockey: Alexandria opens season with a weekend split
Soccer: Cards lose 6-2 to Moorhead despite Kuhn's two goals
Volleyball: WCA loses in three to Pelican Rapids
New musicians invited to Open Mic Night
Habitat for Humanity dedicates home, seeks more clients
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Essay contest: What stories can the stones tell?
Don & Betty Kuelbs
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Gary & Molly Buse
DNR release: Optimistic about Saturday's duck opener
Posted, but done properly? Rules, prosecuting case can be complicated
Mike Frisch: Cover more water
A whirlwind of a win: Alexandria anglers take big payday in first pro tournament
DNR roadside survey: Pheasant index down 26 percent
Betty Ruth Berry
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Mary M. Odland
It's Our Turn: A whole lot of living to do
Observations from the Archives: 1967: Corn silk bandit robs Holmes City co-op
Letter: Bike helmets prevent brain injuries
Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down: Views from the Echo Press Editorial Board
It's Your Turn: Readers react to Wi-Fi on school buses
Dairy council seeks candidates
Tomato tasting at the library
What's wrong with my tomato plant?
There's still time to plant veggies
Haying and grazing OK on some Conservation Reserve land
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Feds allow more time for comment on Internet access
Alexandria ReStore remains open, plans expansion
Glenwood resort receives Century Resort designation
Minnesota adds 7,700 jobs in July; unemployment rate unchanged
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March 24, 2017
Love INC welcomes volunteer and Life Skills Class coordinator
Love INC of Douglas County Lakes Area recently welcomed Chelsea Lee back to its team as volunteer coordinator. She will also lead the various...
March 24, 2017 - 10:00am
January 31, 2017
On the ground floor of Habitat
A notice in his church bulletin from Dave Anderson prompted Bob Loucks to check out an informational meeting about the possibility of starting...
January 31, 2017 - 11:37am
December 23, 2016
Volunteers needed for free tax preparation sites
West Central MN Communities Action, Inc. is looking for volunteers for the upcoming tax season at sites in Elbow Lake, Morris, Glenwood, Wheaton and Alexandria. Free tax preparation services assist low- to moderate-income families in accessing tax credits and put 100 percent of refunds...
December 23, 2016 - 10:00am
November 22, 2016
Sign up to help ring the bells
The Salvation Army Red Kettle Campaign bell ringing season is here and you can register for a bell ringing shift in Douglas County. The campaign...
November 22, 2016 - 10:00am
November 9, 2016
Students give of their time to help seniors
Students from the National Honor Society volunteer their time once a month at the Alexandria Senior Center to assist seniors with their smartphones,...
November 9, 2016 - 11:00am
October 7, 2016
Alexandria credit unions team up to volunteer
Affinity Plus Federal Credit Union and Mid-Minnesota Federal Credit Union of Alexandria will work together on Monday, Oct. 10, to volunteer in the community as part of Plus It Forward Day and the Minnesota Credit Union Network's Day of Kindness. They will team up to work with Habitat...
October 7, 2016 - 2:00am
Class to teach basics of Microsoft Office Suite
The Alexandria Area Adult Basic Education (ABE) will offer a class for those interested in learning Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Classes will run Mondays and Wednesdays starting Sept. 21 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. and will end on Nov. 16. To sign up for the class, call Carolyn...
September 7, 2016 - 12:00am
May 20, 2016
Hagel honored as 2015 Volunteer of the Year
Ed Hagel was recently honored as the 2015 Volunteer of the Year by the Douglas County Car Care Program (DCCCP). More than 50 volunteers for the...
May 20, 2016 - 12:00am
April 22, 2016
A challenge and a privilege
Most people feel uncomfortable discussing death and the circumstances surrounding it, but for Hospice of Douglas County employees and volunteers,...
April 22, 2016 - 12:00am
December 18, 2015
AARP Tax-Aide volunteers needed
In order to keep the AARP tax site open at the Alexandria Senior Center, it needs volunteers to assist in the program. AARP Tax-Aide program volunteers provide free personal income tax counseling and tax form preparation for low to middle income persons and senior citizens. Tax-Aide...
December 18, 2015 - 12:00am
December 2, 2015
Free tax preparation volunteers needed
West Central Minnesota Communities Action, Inc. is looking for volunteers for the upcoming tax season at the Morris and Elbow Lake site locations. Free tax preparation services assist low to moderate income families access tax credits and put 100 percent of refunds in taxpayers'...
December 2, 2015 - 12:00am
November 20, 2015
Tax-Aide volunteers needed
Volunteers are needed to assist in preparation of taxes for the 2015 tax season in the Alexandria area. AARP Tax-Aide program volunteers provide free personal income tax counseling and tax form preparation for low to middle income persons and senior citizens. Tax-Aide volunteers...
November 20, 2015 - 8:39am
November 18, 2015
A variety of volunteer opportunities are available in Douglas and Pope counties. For more information, call the numbers listed with each opportunity below. To learn about additional volunteer opportunities, call United Way of Douglas and Pope Counties at (320) 834-7800. Alexandria...
November 18, 2015 - 12:00am
November 6, 2015
Record number of Minnesota students are volunteering
A new report by We Day and We Schools shows a record number of Minnesota students are participating in service to their communities. Students logged more hours volunteering than ever before and raised more than twice as much in donations for charities in their communities and...
November 6, 2015 - 12:00am
September 11, 2014
A variety of volunteer opportunities are available in Douglas and Pope counties. To learn about additional volunteer opportunities, log on to www.uwdp.org and click on the volunteer tab, or call (320) 834-7800. Alexandria United Methodist Church: Help with community breakfast second...
September 11, 2014 - 2:38pm