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Art in the Park underway at City Park
Crews to work on I-94 ramps in Alexandria Sunday
UPDATED: Vehicle and motorcycle collide in Miltona
Pilot dies in plane crash en route to Wisconsin air show
Access to close temporarily on Big Chippewa Lake
Minnesota 17U Comets crowned champs at national tourney
Senior men's state baseball tourney hits area in late August
Talent abounds in 2016 Resorters
Local team finishes 1-2-3 at Grant County Fair's lawnmower demolition derby
Alex 13U youth baseball team wins Marshall tourney
Living in a terroristic world
Gospel crusade brings mission to Alexandria
Jazz band gives concert at Mount Carmel
Music, sweet music
Billy and the Willies will perform Aug. 4
Engaged - Solyntjes and Triplett
Engaged - Solyntjes and Triplett
Births - July 22, 2016
Engaged - Buschette and Krivanek
Births - July 15, 2016
Big smallmouth caught during boat parade
Locals make good on Minnewaska
DNR release: Muskies to be stocked in Gull and Fairmont chain of lakes
Seniors get their day on the water (W/video)
Hess brings in nice bass on Whiskey Lake in Brandon
David Kenneth Holm
Jeri L. (Petterson) Harris
Ardelle Margaret Muzik
Myrna A. Zimmerman
IT'S OUR TURN: Yellowstone memoirs – The impact of experience
Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down
LETTER: Helping people see truth is true compassion
LETTER: Repent your sins before it's too late
LETTER: Yes, let the truth be known
Save money, water by using rain barrels
Kalpin family recognized as 2016 U of M Farm Family
Corn Views: Farmers take leadership role on water quality issues
Stay up-to-date on Douglas County FSA
Gardening for the senses
Bell State Bank and Trust to simplify its name
Three single moms can now get to work
DEED offers updated legal guide to privacy and data security
Chamber Ambassadors celebrate two businesses
Hilltop Lumber goes 'above and beyond'
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
December 18, 2015
An artistic impression
The recently renovated house showcases an artist's touch in nearly every nook and cranny. From the refinished furniture, to the framed prints...
December 18, 2015 - 12:00am
August 27, 2013
Echo Press launches new website with new features and design
The Echo Press today relaunched its website www.echopress.com with a new, cutting-edge design which focuses on the needs of the site’s consumers and advertisers. Users of the site will notice a fresher, more open look that will allow for, among other things, larger photos, related...
August 27, 2013 - 4:56pm
December 21, 2012
New website puts goals within reach
New Year's is a time of resolutions. However, studies show that most people who make New Year's resolutions will eventually break them. So how can people keep their resolutions successfully? Jill Blashack Strahan, founder and CEO of Tastefully Simple in Alexandria, created a new...
December 21, 2012 - 12:00am
August 29, 2012
Upgraded mobile website adds content
Minnesota anglers who forgot their fishing regulations booklets at home now can easily find special fishing regulations information and more on their smartphones. The Department of Natural Resources (DNR) recently made its LakeFinder application compatible with more mobile devices...
August 29, 2012 - 12:00am
August 22, 2011
Echo Press online readers asked to update info
This week, the Echo Press will start asking online readers to update and re-verify their online accounts on the website. When a user is logged in and they access an article they will be prompted to verify their account. It will only take a few seconds of your time. All newspapers...
August 22, 2011 - 10:58am
July 11, 2011
Newspaper website to undergo maintenance early tomorrow morning
Attention night owls and early birds! The Echo Press website will be experiencing maintenance from approximately 1 a.m. to 5 a.m. on Tuesday, July 12. This may affect usability of the site. We apologize in advance for any inconvenience this may cause.
July 11, 2011 - 1:08pm
November 23, 2010
New feature added to library website: TumbleBookLibrary
The Douglas County Library recently added a new feature to our library website - Tumble Books. TumbleBookLibrary is an online collection of TumbleBooks - animated, talking picture books that teach kids the joy of reading in a format they'll love. TumbleBooks are created by adding...
November 23, 2010 - 12:00am
June 4, 2010
Improved website offers financial help
There's good news for Americans who want help getting a handle on their finances.
June 4, 2010 - 12:00am
May 22, 2010
Bill would develop one-stop website for veterans
A bill authored by U.S. Senators Amy Klobuchar, Mike Johanns (R-NE), and Patty Murray (D-WA) calling on Veterans Affairs (VA) to develop a modern, one-stop, user-friendly Web site for veterans is being considered in the Senate Veterans Affairs Committee. The Veterans One Source Act...
May 22, 2010 - 11:42am
October 2, 2009
Game helps children learn about fire safety
The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) recently launched a new Sparky the Fire Dog game to help children learn about the importance of fire safety. The game, "Crack the Code," is now available free online at http://www.sparky.org. It stresses the importance of fire safety...
October 2, 2009 - 12:00am
July 24, 2009
Newly designed website offers help to veterans
Minnesota veterans now have a redesigned one-stop website for instant access to information on thousands of topics and services - www.minnesotaveteran.org. Structured around a frequently asked question (FAQ) concept, the new website was developed by the Minnesota Department of Veterans...
July 24, 2009 - 12:00am
May 6, 2009
Newspaper site gets new look
The Echo Press launched a redesigned website today, Wednesday. The address - www.echopress.com - will stay the same. Visitors to the new site...
May 6, 2009 - 12:00am
December 13, 2008
Web site offers advice on staying warm
The "Stay Warm Minnesota" campaign now features a new Web site for information and resources to help Minnesota families get through another cold winter. The Web site www.staywarm.mn.gov is a collaborative effort between state government agencies, the state's major utilities, and...
December 13, 2008 - 12:00am
August 6, 2008
New Web site is one-stop shop for substance abuse data, consequences
A one-stop shop of data on alcohol, tobacco and drug consumption and consequences in Minnesota is now available at www.sumn.org. The Substance Use in Minnesota Web site was designed to help communities make decisions about substance abuse prevention efforts based on 55 alcohol, tobacco...
August 6, 2008 - 12:00am