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Fire victim described as outgoing, motivated
19-year-old Minn. woman dies in skiing accident after striking tree
Law Enforcement Blotter: Friday, January 19 through Sunday, January 21
Minnesotans fight to change federal law allowing government to recover estates for Medicaid costs
Vehicle at the bottom of the lake? Minn. dive team explains process
Patriots QB Tom Brady’s ties to central Minn. town makes return to state nostalgic
Wrestling: Knights win eighth straight dual
McFeely: No miracle, only more disappointment for Vikings
Wrestling: Cardinals win 15-team tournament
Blizzard hockey: Alexandria swept by New Ulm, drops fourth straight
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
Toys for Kids reaches 165 children
What would Mr. Fitzgerald think?
A space for young learners: Library exhibit combines science and art
One page at a time: Library can help you through the holidays
Marlin & Nora Hoglund
DNR to reduce walleye fingerling stocking
DNR release: Spring turkey hunt applications for season A and B due soon
Alexandria's Dresch makes "the ice angler's landing net"
Mike Frisch: Good winter crappie action
Lake trout surprises Northwest Angle fisherman
Anthony "Tony" Mark Olhausen
Roger E. Cole
Virginia "Ginger" M. Bjurlin
Faye M. Luberts
Maureen Marie Bruzik
#MeToo and #TimesUp: Are men safe?
Commentary: The end to the opioid crisis
Rapp clarifies his veteran status
Guest Editorial: Here's what to know about Facebook feeds
Letter: Pilot offers an apology on hangar issue
Extension schedules land rent meeting for farmers, landowners
Managing boxelder bugs as the cold sets in
Step away from that pruning saw!
Going far with 4-H horses
County crafting buffer compliance rules
Downtown loses antique store
Rose City Bar and Grill to open Feb. 1
Minimum wage rises
On The Street
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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