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Pet of the Week: Spud
Law enforcement blotter: March 2, 2015
News Briefs: Options for rural ambulance approved
UPDATE: Area schools closed because of snow
Taking the plunge for Special Olympics (updated with more video)
Class A State Wrestling: Prairie Valley's Nibbe, WCA-A-B-E's Nohre both take second
Sports roundup from Saturday, February 28: Section swim, subsection basketball
State wrestling: Coyers place fifth, Hagen sixth
State wrestling: Alex wrestlers' seasons end in consolation round
Girls basketball: Focus shifts to playoffs after Cards wrap up share of CLC title
Music makes us whole
Peterson seeking entries for Congressional Art Competition
Super Bowl champ to perform worship concert
Strangers no longer
Photography exhibit to open in Evansville
Engaged - Barlage and Lukas
Births - Douglas County Hospital through February 15, 2015
Engaged - Koep and Highdale
Engaged - Wilson and Ostendorf
Engaged - Reed and Patterson
Wildlife of Douglas County: Pileated woodpecker
Giant crappie through the ice
DNR survey shows Minnesota’s moose population remains low
Nohre named MDHA region director
Aiming for success
Funeral - Nelorie Moberg, 85
Funeral - Gene Jorgenson, 90
Celebration of Life Service - Robert Sinotte, 71
Funeral - Wilbur Nelson, 93
Funeral - Margie Kleven, 59
It's Our Turn: Hockey fights are pointless
State should not tax business property and family cabins
Food shelf ‘match’ is a myth
Echo Press Editorial Board: Keep public notices public
Border-to-border high-speed Internet isn’t nice, it’s necessary
Corn and soybean growers feature on-farm water use
Area farmers invited to sign on to lawsuit
Let’s Get Growing workshop set
Local turkey farmers attend conference at State Capitol
Column: Using natives in your garden
Douglas County DAC gives honors
Alexandria Clinic receives diabetes recognition
A new way to get your replacement SSA-1099 online
Library offers free copies of tax forms
Kraus-Anderson recognized for work on high school
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
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...
Library / life
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...
government / news / state
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