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Law Enforcement Blotter: Nov. 14-15
Firefighters battle house fire in Nelson
Driver taken to hospital after car goes off Highway 29
County gives lakes group $50,000
Gov. Dayton back in hospital after post-surgery complications
Sports schedule for Saturday, Nov. 17
Alexandria's Boraas signs to play Division I golf
Vogeler wraps up standout career at DB after entering college as a quarterback
Sports schedule for Friday, Nov. 16
Class A state swim: Cardinals’ 4x400 relay advances to finals
Friends for a century: Two women, who are almost 101, form unique bond
Running down a dream: Osakis mom overcomes pain, finished marathon
Visiting the wall: Four area vets join Rolling Thunder protest and rally in D.C.
A big heart: Forada firefighter loved helping everyone
And the most-requested library books are....
DeLaney Ann Jane
Minnesota deer kill down 9.5 percent from last year
A big buck with grandpa
A decoy buck with a bow
DNR report: Deer farm with past CWD cases identifies more
Deer report: An incredible week turns into such a low, and what to take from it
Robert "Bob" J. Johnston
Robert Edward Richardson
Ardean A. Hollatz
It's Our Turn: America: Not a Christian nation
Letter to the Editor: Epilepsy is always newsworthy
An Echo Press Editorial: Don't be a victim of silent killer
Letter to the Editor: Start a path to health, vitality
1918: Soldier writes home
4-H holds county competition
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
Tubbs wins state award: Horizon Public Health leader is retiring in January
Meet new turkey farmers in the US’s largest turkey-producing county
Minnesota unemployment rate remains steady
Co-op seeking access to inventory taxidermy, property
Seasonal worker didn’t know former boss was escaping after fraud accusations
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September 12, 2018
Evansville displays prairie art Prairie artist Della Conroy will display her florals, still life, landscapes and abstracts beginning Friday, Sept. 14, through Saturday, Oct. 27, at the Evansville Art Center, 111 Main St. In her Hancock studio, Conroy uses watercolor, oil, acrylic...
September 12, 2018 - 5:03pm
August 13, 2018
Alexandria native releases second book J. A. Rost will sign copies of her second novel, "No Reasonable Doubt: A River Falls Mystery," from 4-6 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 17, at Owl Books and Brew in Osakis and from 1-3 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 18, at Cherry Street Books in Alexandria. The...
August 13, 2018 - 6:22am
July 27, 2018
Alexandria youth act in 'Jungle Book' Three young Alexandria actors will appear in The Terrace Mill Children's Theatre production of "The Jungle Book," a story of a boy raised by wolves in the jungle. Parker Jensen, Sopha Roell and Kenna Horan will be part of a 33-member cast from...
July 27, 2018 - 8:04am
July 11, 2018
Class of 1948 to meet The Alexandria Class of 1948 will hold its 70th class reunion at noon Saturday, July 21, at Fat Daddy's. That year, television was taking off, Israel became a country, and the novelty song "All I Want for Christmas Is My Two Front Teeth" was a hit. For more information,...
July 11, 2018 - 6:32pm
February 26, 2018
Blood drives set for Glenwood
During Red Cross Month in March, the American Red Cross has scheduled a blood drive in Glenwood. Since 1943, every U.S. president has designated March as Red Cross Month to recognize how the Red Cross helps people across the country and around the world, the organization said in...
February 26, 2018 - 7:29am
February 8, 2018
Blood drives set for Alex, Osakis
The American Red Cross will hold four blood drives in Alexandria and Osakis in coming weeks to replenish a blood supply hurt by bad weather and the flu. The first two in Alexandria will take place from noon to 6 p.m. Monday, Feb. 19, and Tuesday, Feb. 20, both at Calvary Lutheran...
February 8, 2018 - 6:55am
January 24, 2018
Alex blood drive set for Thursday; Red Cross pleads for donors
The American Red Cross has reissued its urgent call for blood and platelet donors in the wake of flu outbreaks and severe winter weather that forced the cancellation of more than 550 blood drives in January. A blood drive will take place in Alexandria from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. on Thursday,...
January 24, 2018 - 9:57am
January 17, 2018
Red Cross calls blood supply 'critically short'
The American Red Cross will hold a blood drive from 12:30-6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 23, at the Glenwood Lutheran Church, 206 E. Minnesota Ave. in Glenwood. The Red Cross says bad weather has forced cancellations of more than 150 blood drives, leaving it "critically short" of blood....
January 17, 2018 - 12:05pm
December 28, 2017
Brandon blood drive planned
The American Red Cross will hold a blood drive from 1-7 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 4, at the Brandon Village Hall behind Bremer Bank. Donors should bring their donor card or identification, be at least 17 years old and weigh at least 110 pounds. During this drive, donors will receive...
December 28, 2017 - 11:18am
November 23, 2017
Holiday blood drive planned
The American Red Cross says blood donation drops between Thanksgiving and New Year's Day and asks donors to to donate blood in Alexandria on Tuesday, Nov. 28 - just five days after Thanksgiving. A blood drive will be set up that day from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Cornerstone Church, 202...
November 23, 2017 - 10:14am
October 13, 2017
Evansville student's blood drive efforts earn scholarship
Toni Wright of Evansville helped save lives by hosting an American Red Cross blood drive this summer in her hometown and earned a $1,000 scholarship...
October 13, 2017 - 9:25am
Giving blood can help cancer patients
Donating blood can help cancer patients during chemotherapy, surgery or treatment for complications, says the American Red Cross, which is holding four blood drives in Douglas County in October. In recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the Red Cross encourages eligible donors...
October 13, 2017 - 6:05am
June 6, 2017
Blood drive visits Miltona
The American Red Cross will hold a blood drive in Miltona on June 7 from noon to 6 p.m. at the Community Center, 5590 County Road 14. Donors can make an appointment by downloading the free Red Cross Blood Donor App, visiting redcrossblood.org or calling 1-800-733-2767. Donors can...
June 6, 2017 - 11:37am
July 13, 2016
Upcoming blood drives
The American Red Cross has issued an emergency call for blood and platelets, urging all eligible donors to give now to replenish an extremely low blood supply. Blood donations have fallen short of hospital needs for the past few months, resulting in about 39,000 fewer donations than...
July 13, 2016 - 12:00am
Upcoming blood drives
Following are the upcoming Red Cross blood drives in the area: • Monday, April 18, noon to 6 p.m., Calvary Lutheran Church, 605 Douglas Street, Alexandria. • Tuesday, April 19, noon to 6 p.m., Calvary Lutheran Church. • Wednesday, April 20, 2 to 7 p.m., Church of Jesus Christ...
April 13, 2016 - 12:00am