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Law Enforcement Blotter: April 23
Ingebrigtsen's bill focuses on environment
For the record
Echo Press Ice Out Contest winner announced (w/video)
On The Clock: Who the Vikings could be picking when the NFL Draft begins Thursday
Softball: Osakis drops two of three in busy start to the week
Golf: Osakis boys and girls open at Maple Lake
Boys golf: Cardinals win at St. Cloud
Baseball: Osakis shuts out Browerville
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
Fred & Rose Julig
Mike Frisch: A look back before looking ahead
Kensington’s Troy Helget piles up more honors for his carvings
McFeely: Lincoln angler breaks N.D. state walleye record, but doesn't think it'll last long
Minnesota DNR commissioner talks budget priorities
Release: CWD positive Crow Wing County deer farm depopulated
Ronald H. Koehn
Robert "Bob" E. Thompson
Scott Thomas Taveirne
Vernon "Vern" Strehlow
LuVerne H. Skare
Letter to the Editor: Those opposing Laughing Buddha aren't monsters
In the Know: Diligence goes into hiring officers
An Echo Press Editorial: Easy ways to save money
Letter to the Editor: Feeling betrayed by U.S. senators
Letter to the Editor: Guns OK but meditation is threatening?
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
On The Street
Nation's largest farm toy store attracts customers for miles
Farm group hosting rural voices discussion
hires and promotions
on the street
Douglas County Library
March 27, 2019
Discovering their super powers
Using their imagination and Lego Bricks, more than 20 area students between the ages of 6-14 took part in the Bricks 4 Kidz event at the Douglas...
March 27, 2019 - 12:37pm
March 17, 2019
Video magnifier aids with reading
Through the donations of an Alexandria couple, Douglas County Library users who have trouble seeing fine print are now able to do so through...
March 17, 2019 - 8:48am
Triggering memories: New center at library employs kits to help inspire memories
A brand new center specifically designed to help Alzheimer's and dementia patients is being unveiled next week at the Douglas County Library....
March 17, 2019 - 8:25am
March 14, 2019
Alzheimer's talks strike a nerve
The Alzheimer's Association released its 2019 Facts and Figures Report last week, showing that 97,000 Minnesotans are living with the disease....
March 14, 2019 - 6:31am
March 4, 2019
'Frozen' characters are spellbinding (w/video)
Once upon a time (actually Saturday, March 2), an event called "Royal Storytime with the Snow Sisters" took place at the Douglas County Library....
March 4, 2019 - 3:56pm
January 9, 2019
ATCC hosts student challenge For the fifth time, Alexandria Technical and Community College will host middle school students from eight schools in the NFPA Fluid Power Action Challenge.
January 9, 2019 - 7:17am
October 23, 2018
Reineke wins Library Friends award
Priscilla Reineke has been named as one of the 2018 Stand up for Outstanding Friends Members by the Minnesota Association of Library Friends....
October 23, 2018 - 12:36pm
August 8, 2018
Douglas County gets new library director
During high school, Dawn Dailey worked at the Douglas County Library, which at the time was in the Carnegie building on 7th Avenue West in Alexandria....
August 8, 2018 - 6:55am
May 11, 2018
Library director leaving county
When Jake Odland was in ninth grade, he had no idea what he wanted to do for a living. With Jefferson High School's annual career day fast-approaching,...
May 11, 2018 - 1:16pm
March 12, 2018
And the most-requested library books are....
The Douglas County Library is a busy place. The 21,728 registered borrowers at the library read, watched or listened to 324,837 books, audiobooks, movies and CDs from the library in 2017. At the end of 2017, the library's collection held 109,617 items. Everything in our library is...
March 12, 2018 - 7:03am
January 28, 2018
Bonding over books
Can you read on a train? Can you read on a plane? Can you read in a car? Can you read at home? The answer to all of these questions is yes. A...
January 28, 2018 - 11:56am
January 11, 2018
What would Mr. Fitzgerald think?
Delving into the history of the Douglas County Library for a number of projects last year gave me an interesting reminder of how different the library is today than when it was first established in the 1890s. In fact, the Alexandria Public Library that I first entered almost 36 years...
January 11, 2018 - 8:24am
December 7, 2017
A space for young learners: Library exhibit combines science and art
Kids can huff and puff all they want to test the strength of the houses they build. The "Three Little Pigs" makerspace at the Douglas County...
December 7, 2017 - 1:22pm
December 3, 2017
One page at a time: Library can help you through the holidays
During this exciting and sometimes overwhelming time of the year, the Douglas County Library can help make your holidays jollier and less stressful.
December 3, 2017 - 2:51pm
November 5, 2017
Library offers fiction writing class
Author James Zarzana, whose first novel Kirkus Reviews called "compulsively readable," will teach a fiction writing workshop from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 8, at the Douglas County Library. The workshop, "Getting Started Writing Fiction," will cover the five practical steps in fiction...
November 5, 2017 - 4:40pm