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Watch out for fresh oil on Hwy 27 between Alexandria, Hoffman
Law Enforcement Blotter: July 18
Grant application approved for visitor center
Mall is ready for a comeback
Alexandria martial arts group competes at national tournament
Baseball: Post 87 loses two heartbreakers against Perham
Baseball: Alex Junior Red Legion team sweeps Aitkin for 16th win
Baseball: Post 87 splits with Thief River Falls for its ninth win in July
A chance to say thank you: Dan Kiser reunites with the man that saved his life at Alexandria boxing event
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
Jerry and Mary Kaye Wright
Open house dedicated to deer conversation set for Aug. 22 in Glenwood
Morken: Laying out a setup on a buck bed
Popular Minnesota state parks working to keep the crowds in the future
Morken: The path toward curing target panic
Bentlee's big bass
Paul D. LeBrasseur
Shirley (Schwartz) Fimon
Janice L. Payne
Philip Eugene Yeutter
An Echo Press Editorial: Now we know what fantastic is
2009: Brock Lesnar rules UFC
Letter to the Editor: Land of the free, home of the brave?
In the Know: What this new campaign will NOT tell you
A Guest Editorial: Honor journalists who gave their all
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
SuperAmerica to close doors
Hospitals blast Minnesota insurer
Endless Treasure opens: New second-hand store supports MS Society
Sanford helps high school athletes 'beef up'
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Douglas County Library
July 6, 2019
Squeezed for space: Social Services, library need more room
The purchase of the First Lutheran Church building by the Douglas County Board last month begs the question: Why does the county need more space?...
July 6, 2019 - 7:18am
June 7, 2019
Douglas County Library receives large grant: Money to be used for Memory Loss Resource Center
The newly-formed Memory Loss Resource Center at the Douglas County Library will be expanding, thanks to a grant the library recently received. Library Director Dawn Dailey shared the information with commissioners at Tuesday's Douglas County board meeting. Dailey applied for a Library...
June 7, 2019 - 12:50pm
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