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Law enforcement blotter: Wednesday, July 27
Planned power outage near County Road 11 takes place this morning
Law enforcement blotter: Tuesday, July 26
Around the County: Millerville Butter Days
GMO bill edges ahead in U.S. House
Orgeman Crumb selected as Minnesota girls' track coach of the year
VFW district baseball: 16s to square off with 15s after six-inning win
Seven under-14 Alex Swim Club members head to state at Rochester
A first time finisher at Grandma's: Hochsprung youngest male finisher at Duluth marathon
Millers look ahead to next summer after two losses
A treasure trove of crafts awaits at Art in the Park
Grants offered for artists to quick start next project
Alexandria Public Schools back-to-school packets are ready
Nutty for coconut ice cream
Benefit for Steve Pederson family is July 30
Engaged - Solyntjes and Triplett
Births - July 22, 2016
Engaged - Buschette and Krivanek
Births - July 15, 2016
Births - June 28-July 2, 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
Myrna A. Zimmerman
Ruth Ann Struck
David Kenneth Holm
Carol Diane Jeffries
Wendy Jo (Muzik) Kuhnau
LETTER: Some people think laws don't apply to them
LETTER: Unique ecosystem needs protection
LETTER: Candidate can't keep simple promise
IN THE KNOW: There is so much right with America
From the archives - 2006: Bill Ingebrigtsen files for Senate as Republican candidate
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
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'
Bell State Bank and Trust receives five stars from bank research firm
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
October 9, 2015
Laura Urban to speak on women in education
Laura Urban, the first female president of Alexandria Technical and Community College (ATCC), will be the guest speaker on Thursday, October 15 at 5:30 p.m. in Room 211 at ATCC.
October 9, 2015 - 12:00am
August 7, 2015
World Breastfeeding Week is August 1-7
This week, August 1-7, is World Breastfeeding Week 2015. The theme this year is Breastfeeding and Work: Let’s Make it Work. According to Horizon Public Health, everyone benefits from a breastfeeding-friendly work environment, including: EMPLOYER • Lower absenteeism rates...
August 7, 2015 - 12:00am
September 4, 2014
Women of the St. Cloud Diocese invited to fall conference
The St. Cloud Diocesan Council of Catholic Women (DCCW) invites all women in the St. Cloud Diocese to attend the 61st annual Fall Conference on September 20 at 8 a.m. at St. Marcus Church, 8701 Main St., Clear Lake. The theme is “The Joy of the Gospel.” The conference includes...
September 4, 2014 - 2:52pm
August 13, 2014
Women Caring for the Land gathering set
The Land Stewardship Project’s next Women Caring for the Land gathering will focus on how perennial “third crops” can add value to the two-crop system of corn and soybeans. This event is free and open to all women farmland owners with preference given to those who lease their...
August 13, 2014 - 12:00am
June 4, 2014
League of Women Voters focuses on women's role in government
The Alexandria Area League of Women Voters held its annual meeting on Wednesday, May 14, with a focus on women in government. Alexandria Mayor...
June 4, 2014 - 12:00am
July 31, 2013
Women Caring for the Land meeting set for August 6
A Women Caring for the Land meeting will be held Tuesday, August 6 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Glenwood. There is no charge for the meeting and lunch will be served. Participants will hear from Farmers' Legal Action Group (FLAG) about how to develop...
July 31, 2013 - 12:00am
June 7, 2013
Women riders display passion for motorcycles
The seventh annual International Female Ride Day (IFRD) was held on Friday, May 3. Thousands of women from all over the world rode their motorcycles...
June 7, 2013 - 12:00am
May 3, 2013
Habitat for Humanity to observe Women Build Week
Women are invited to grab their hammers and volunteer during Habitat for Humanity's sixth annual National Women Build Week, May 4-12. During that week, Habitat for Humanity of Douglas County (HFHDC) and affiliates nationwide will host women build projects in partnership with Lowe's. The...
May 3, 2013 - 12:00am
May 1, 2013
Number of women-owned businesses grows
Businesswomen are making up for lost time. The 2013 State of Women-Owned Business Report shows a national increase of 59 percent between 1997...
May 1, 2013 - 12:00am
March 15, 2013
Movie event celebrates Women's History Month
To celebrate Women's History Month in March, the Alexandria Technical and Community College (ATCC) will host a showing and discussion of Iron Jawed Angels, a 2004 American drama that was nominated for five Emmy's. The event is free and open to the public. It will take place on Thursday,...
March 15, 2013 - 12:00am
January 4, 2013
Not all heart attacks are equal - women react differently to heart problems
A heart attack can seize its victim and leave him or her dead within minutes. In fact, 40 percent of women do not survive their first heart attack, and heart disease kills more than all forms of cancer combined. This is why it is important for women to recognize the symptoms of...
January 4, 2013 - 12:00am
September 28, 2012
Get ready for 'Chicz'
The Echo Press is excited to announce its latest publication - Chicz. The premiere issue of the free magazine will appear in newsstands, stores...
September 28, 2012 - 12:00am
September 14, 2012
Sandy Wollschlager to present documentary on women here
Former Minnesota Legislator Sandy Wollschlager will show and discuss the documentary film Women Making Change in a free program, open to the public, on Thursday, September 20 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. in the Nelson Gables Governor's Room, 1220 Nokomis Street, Alexandria. This presentation...
September 14, 2012 - 12:00am
July 11, 2012
'Women Caring for the Land' event kicks off meetings
"I realized many people had the same questions and concerns that I had" was a common response from the 11 women who attended the first Women...
July 11, 2012 - 12:00am
July 6, 2012
Area women team up with Habitat for Humanity for Women Build
Soon the pounding of nails and the buzzing of saws will begin again at a Habitat for Humanity (HFH) Build site in Alexandria. This is a unique...
July 6, 2012 - 3:00pm