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Princess Kay of the Milky Way crowned
Douglas County Hospital gets 'blue ribbon' for vaccination effort
Speaker: Officers are 'not normal; you're special'
Law enforcement blotter: Tuesday, August 23
Almost 1,000 gather in memory of slain 5-year-old Watkins girl
Sports schedule for Thursday, August 25
99 holes to celebrate 99 years
Fun meets a potential future in stock cars for many young go-kart drivers
Tweaks for progress: Shifted backfield, young line highlight B-E football
Following its headline year: Christensen steps in for Minnewaska football
Put the fun back in parenting
Walk raises awareness of congenital heart defects
AAHS students, alumni kick off Project 1440
Discovery Middle School hosts orientations, open house
Cunninghams win wing sauce contest
Births - through Aug. 12, 2016
Engaged - Dokken-McFann and Gran
Births - Aug. 3-8, 2016
Engaged - Benning and Notch
Engaged - Butler and Joswiak
DNR to close Mille Lacs walleye season next month
Stringer full of walleyes
Morken: What the numbers say about declining hunters and anglers
Work begins on statewide deer management plan
A big bass for Beau
William 'Bill' Bretz
Clara "Clair" A. Gustafson
Bernard "Bernie" V. Dulski
Arland E. Hirman
Roy A. Johnson
IN THE KNOW: Leadership Alexandria is unique blend with strong return
LETTER: All are born in spiritual darkness
From the archives - 1966: Six boxes of contest butter to be auctioned off at county fair
EDITORIAL: Small towns can have big problems
LETTER: The same old arguments against Christianity
Producers should consider available assistance
Monarchs, roadsides and the law
A century of family and faith
Kensington represented in Princess Kay of the Milky Way
Kalpin family recognized as 2016 U of M Farm Family
Chamber Ambassadors visit three local businesses
Celeste Edenloff returns to Echo Press
Dew Drop Inn changes ownership
Beach named editor of Echo Press
New rules implemented for telemarketers
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
June 1, 2012
Artists to instruct upcoming children's art workshop
The Brush and Palette Club will host a children's workshop for youth ages 10 to 16 on June 25, 26 and 27 from 9 a.m. to noon at United Methodist...
June 1, 2012 - 12:00am
May 30, 2012
Artists, authors, scholars present 'Everyone Has a Story' workshops
The "Everyone Has a Story" program continues with a special summer program offering opportunities to learn, explore and enjoy Alexandria with visiting and local artists, authors and scholars. Visiting artists include award-winning author and poet Athena Kildegaard, University of...
May 30, 2012 - 12:00am
May 23, 2012
Home school workshops planned
The Minnesota Association of Christian Home Educators (MACHE), along with LEARN at Home, the Alexandria area's home educators' support group, are bringing two home schooling workshops to Alexandria. On Saturday, June 9, a "Considering Homeschooling" workshop will be presented from...
May 23, 2012 - 12:00am
May 18, 2012
Free workshop offered for amateur musicians
Nationally known singer/songwriter and guitarist Michael Johnson from Nashville will teach a free workshop for amateur singers, guitar and piano players, songwriters and any local "open mic" style performers in area communities on Thursday, June 7 at 7 p.m. in the Central Square Auditorium...
May 18, 2012 - 12:00am
April 27, 2012
Mental health crisis planning workshop in Alexandria
The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) of Minnesota will hold a free workshop in Alexandria on Thursday, May 17 for parents of children with challenging behaviors or mental illness. Topics covered will be county crisis teams, de-escalation techniques and how to create effective...
April 27, 2012 - 12:00am
March 30, 2012
Growing knowledge about loons, grafting
A Let's Get Growing workshop took place at the Alexandria Technical and Community College Saturday featuring keynote speaker, Stan Tekiela, who...
March 30, 2012 - 12:00am
March 23, 2012
Accordion book workshop set
The Alexandria Brush and Palette Club will hold a book-making workshop on Tuesday, March 27 from 1 to 3 p.m. at United Methodist Church, 2210 6th Avenue East in Alexandria. Phyllis Joos, "the artful librarian," will lead participants as they make accordion books. All supplies and...
March 23, 2012 - 12:00am
Free food program workshop offered for child care providers, parents
What is the secret to a long and healthy life? Is it all in the genes or do the everyday choices people make have a greater impact on overall health and wellness? A workshop will explore this question and discover small steps that can have a big impact on health and wellness.
March 23, 2012 - 12:00am
February 22, 2012
Lookouts needed for invasive pests
Minnesota is looking for volunteers to join the hundreds of citizens who already have stepped up to help keep an eye out for new infestations of emerald ash borer and other destructive invasive pests. These volunteer "first detectors" form part of the state's early warning system...
February 22, 2012 - 12:00am
November 11, 2011
Country music workshop to be presented by The Roys
A workshop taught by award-winning country music duo, The Roys, will be presented on Saturday, November 12 at 3 p.m. in the auditorium at Central...
November 11, 2011 - 12:00am
November 9, 2011
Grief workshop offers tips to get through the holidays
The 21st annual "Getting Through the Holidays' grief workshop is set for Thursday, November 17 from 7 to 9 p.m. at First Lutheran Church, 822 Douglas Street in Alexandria. Insight and strategies will be provided by area professionals, and other holiday survivors will offer tips and...
November 9, 2011 - 12:00am
November 2, 2011
Awesome aprons workshop offered to youth grades 5 and up
The Douglas County Historical Society (DCHS) and Douglas County 4-H will offer a hands-on workshop where participants will sew an apron and learn the history behind aprons. The workshop is Tuesday and Wednesday, November 15 and 16 from 5 to 7 p.m. at the DCHS, 1210 Nokomis in Alexandria. The...
November 2, 2011 - 12:00am
October 28, 2011
Legacy Grant workshop offered
Lakes Region Arts Council (LRAC) is offering a free Legacy Grant workshop on Wednesday, November 9 from 4 to 6 p.m at the LRAC office at the River Inn, 133 S Mill Street, Fergus Falls. LRAC is a nonprofit organization that encourages and supports the vitality of the arts. The workshop...
October 28, 2011 - 12:00am
September 23, 2011
'Everyone Has a Story' series continues
Two upcoming workshops will discuss history, immigration and the art of storytelling. During the first workshop, participants will watch House of Angels, an immigration story in film.
September 23, 2011 - 12:00am
September 16, 2011
Workshop to examine impact of substance abuse on families
Children entering foster care are often affected by parental substance abuse. Studies show that substance abuse by biological parents greatly impacts children's behavior. Douglas County Social Services, in cooperation with the Minnesota Child Welfare Training System, will...
September 16, 2011 - 12:00am