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Law Enforcement Blotter: Tuesday, February 20 and Wednesday, February 21
2 hours 47 min ago
Fan buses available for girls state hockey game tomorrow
3 hours 34 min ago
Jodi Schmidt, a Head Start teacher, talks to legislators and others who attended Friday's tour at the Alexandria Technical and Community College. The college collaborated with West Central Communities Action to provide two Head Start classrooms at the college. (Al Edenloff / Echo Press)
Alex Tech feels demand for workers
5 hours 47 min ago
Tim Knorek grew up playing competitive table tennis in the Czech Republic. Because table tennis isn’t as popular in the U.S., Knorek was unsure he would be able to continue playing but was glad to discover the Alexandria Table Tennis Club. (Beth Leipholtz / Echo Press) play button
Intense on table tennis
6 hours 18 min ago
The Alexandria area is brimming with lakes and homes along the shores. (Echo Press file photo)
New rules proposed for vacation rentals
23 hours 51 min ago
In the fire that claimed the life of her friend, Shandiin Rose Goodbird, Penny Parks lost most of her hair and sustained serious smoke damage and carbon monoxide poisoning. (Beth Leipholtz / Echo Press)
'I'm not ready to go': Woman survived fire, lost a friend and wants to help other disaster victims
February 21, 2018 - 6:11am
Demonstrators with the gun control advocacy group Mom's Demand Action rally in the Rotunda on the opening day of the 2018 Minnesota Legislature at the Minnesota State Capitol Building on Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018. John Autey / Pioneer Press
Gun control rally at Minn. Capitol draws unexpected crowd
February 20, 2018 - 7:46pm
Area veterans gathered outside the Douglas County Commissioners meeting room Tuesday waiting to talk with the commissioners. (Celeste Edenloff / Echo Press)
Veterans seek answers on complicated driver issue
February 20, 2018 - 6:18pm
County pursues part-time drivers, shuttle service as possible options for veterans
February 20, 2018 - 5:39pm
Law Enforcement Blotter: Friday, February 16 through Monday, February 19
February 20, 2018 - 9:56am
Sidney Enninga
Alexandria student seeking national office
February 19, 2018 - 6:05am
Alexandria pilot and veteran, Jim Conn, who volunteers his time and plane for Veteran Airlift Command, took his first volunteer flight Feb. 11. Conn picked up Danielle Francis, an Army veteran, in St. Louis, Missouri and brought her to a doctor's appointment at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester. (Contributed)
Giving veterans a lift: Alexandria pilot joins program that flies veterans to clinics for free
February 16, 2018 - 3:02pm
Rehearsing for their first play, "'night, Mother," are Alexandria actresses, Kristi Greathouse (left) and Kristen Roers. The two are the stars of the newly formed Fire Pit Productions first production. They play the roles of a mother-daughter duo, Thelma and Jessie Cates. (Celeste Edenloff / Echo Press)
Small theater, big topics: New production company tackles edgier topics
February 16, 2018 - 12:24pm
Lincoln Elementary School kindergarten teacher Tom Miller reads to two of his students, Charly Hills (middle) and Alyse Suchy, who will graduate in 2030.  Miller has been a kindergarten teacher in the Alexandria School District for the past 11 years. (Contributed)
A big day for Class of 2031: Next week's kindergarten registration gets parents started on transition into school
February 16, 2018 - 6:04am
The J.C. Penney location in the Viking Plaza Mall in Alexandria will be closing May 12.
Alexandria J.C. Penney store to close
February 15, 2018 - 2:12pm

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