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Freezing Rain Advisory Through This Evening
Aaron's Weather Talk: Road Conditions
Shoppers enjoy Holiday Boutique at Trinity Lutheran Church
A dash of wintry wine fun
A teacher's influence can be lifelong
Ready for their shot
Blizzard beat Granite City with big third period
Sports roundup from Friday, November 21
Sports schedule for Saturday, November 22
Cardinals defeat section rival Detroit Lakes
Free concert ushers in holiday season
Act now to solve ice dams
Make your holiday meals easier with these simple shortcuts
Cards sought for Red Cross Holiday Mail for Heroes
Christmas comes back to the Fort
Engaged - Boesl and Noetzelman
Births - Douglas County Hospital through November 17, 2014
Births - Douglas County Hospital through November 10, 2014
Births - Douglas County Hospital through October 27, 2014
Wedding - Huwe and Stromberg
Striking Gould again
Initial deer registration numbers drop from 2013 season
First buck is a big one for Moen
DNR release: Hunters register 102,000 deer through second weekend
Minnesota hunters register 54,000 deer during first three days of season
Peter Jennings, 59
Memorial Service - Jayne Nyhammer, 56
Service - Rachel Ruter, 62
John Westphal, 82
Dorene Jerzak, 80
Letter: Will people stand up for Jesus?
Letter: Holidays should be spent with families and friends
Letter: Time for a new leader
It's Our Turn: Be honest about your vision
Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down: Views by the Echo Press
Scholarships available for horticulture, agronomy students
Answers to your gardening questions
Sign-up extended for Margin Protection Program
What about bur oak blight?
The garden is put to bed; now what?
Two local radio stations may have new owners
Scientific opinion poll: Small business owners are hiring
Voyager Industries earns ISO 9001: 2008 certification
Letter: Was health care plan transparent?
Letter: Time for parents to raise kids
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On The Street
September 3, 2014
Douglas County 4-H Dog Show results announced
The Douglas County 4-H Dog Show was held on Friday, August 1 at the 4-H Building at the fairgrounds in Alexandria. Youth and their dogs participated in Agility, Jumpers, Showmanship, Rally O and Obedience events. The day began with Agility, which is patterned after equestrian show...
September 3, 2014 - 12:00am
June 4, 2014
Barlages win Reno tourney
A total of 53 teams came to Lake Reno this past weekend for the lake’s 2014 walleye tournament with plenty of fish being brought in for the weigh-in. The team of Mark and Ben Barlage won the tournament after weighing in with a six-fish total of 20.8 pounds. Jeremy Opatz and Brad...
June 4, 2014 - 12:00am
July 2, 2013
2013 conservation poster and mural winners announced
Five winners for the "Where Does Your Water Shed" Douglas Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) 2013 Poster and Mural Contest were recently announced. They are as follows: Poster Winners: Abby Blank, Woodland Elementary; Kodi Bundermann, Lincoln Elementary; and Stacy Nohl,...
life / state
July 2, 2013 - 12:00am
Geneva Golf Club season winners
The Geneva Golf Club's first half winners during Monday Scramble league this season were Jeremy Mehasab and Chad Buchner in first; Brennan Hacker and Mike Kluver in second; and Al Leiffort and Dave Robley in third. Second half winners were Steve Larson and Kent Carlson, first; Dennis...
Cardinals / sports
November 2, 2012 - 12:00am
June 1, 2012
Area residents are lottery winners
Two Douglas County residents were recent winners in the Minnesota State Lottery: Gregory Dahlgren of Miltona won $5,000 by playing the Lottery's Walleye Winnings scratch game. Dahlgren claimed the prize on May 18. The winning ticket was purchased at Miltona Grocery, 233 Main...
June 1, 2012 - 12:00am
May 9, 2012
4-H members compete in Regional Project Bowls
Can you name a breed of rabbit that has a compact body type? Do you know where Berkshire swine originated? What is colic? What is a ruminant...
May 9, 2012 - 12:00am
February 10, 2010
District 206 names top spellers
Seventy-two students in Alexandria District 206 in grades 1 to 6 competed in the annual elementary spelling bee held January 22 at Lincoln Elementary...
February 10, 2010 - 12:00am
September 16, 2009
2010 All American Selection winners
All-America Selections is the oldest, most established international, independent testing organization in North America for flowers and vegetables grown from seed. Each year since 1932, The All-American Selections Board has selected and promoted new garden seed varieties with superior...
September 16, 2009 - 12:00am
June 17, 2009
Conservation poster winners announced
"Dig it! The secrets of soil" was the theme of the Douglas Soil Water Conservation District's (SWCD) 2009 poster and mural contest for 5th and 6th graders in the county. Earlier this spring, Elwood Anderson from the SWCD visited classrooms and gave presentations about the value of...
life / school
June 17, 2009 - 12:00am
May 6, 2009
Jen Lenarz of Apple Valley and Matthew Payne of Columbia Heights were overall winners of the Chain of Lakes Sprint Marathon Saturday. Lenarz finished in 1:04:29 and Payne in 53:44. Both times were new records.
Cardinals / sports
May 6, 2009 - 12:00am
February 4, 2009
It's all about kindness
Elementary school students from throughout the area came up with all kinds of ways to be kind and turned their thoughts into posters for the...
February 4, 2009 - 12:00am