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Big housing development seeks changes
WCI offers regional grants
For the record
Baseball: Chargers shutout Raiders, 13-0
Tennis: Cardinals off to a quick start
Softball: WCA takes season opener over Browerville
Trap shooting: B-E looks for a return to state
Yohnke getting offers from DI programs
And the most-requested library books are....
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
The day Curt Felt died
Bonding over books
Toys for Kids reaches 165 children
Steve and Karen Samek
Morken: A few tips for gaining hunting permission
CRP cap to rise in House version of 2018 federal Farm Bill
From sap to syrup
Public comment meeting on deer plan coming to Glenwood
Morken: What survey numbers tell us about the future of conservation
Eleanor (Briese) Mattocks
David Leslie Lusty
Mildred A. Schroeder
LETTER: Switch to plant-based diet
LETTER: Douglas County Hospital has a secret
LETTER: Volunteers are vital part of Knute Nelson
LETTER: Some hate groups are in disguise
Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down
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
On The Street
Herberger's to close soon
Spring brings excitement, optimism
Parent company of Herberger's could be headed for liquidation
On The Street
hires and promotions
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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