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Car hits ambulance in Pope County, five injured
16 hours 37 min ago
High-speed pursuit ends with arrest
February 17, 2017 - 7:07pm
Alexandria Community and Technical College President Laura Urban
Gov. calls for big boost in higher education funding
February 17, 2017 - 4:09pm
Flu outbreak causes hospital to restrict visitors
February 17, 2017 - 4:05pm
Law enforcement blotter: Thursday, Feb. 16
February 17, 2017 - 1:36pm
Premiere Video on North Nokomis has closed its doors. It will be open on Friday, Feb. 17 from noon to 7 p.m. for its liquidation sale. (Lowell Anderson | Echo Press)
Premiere Video closes its doors
February 17, 2017 - 1:23pm
Alexandria Aces members (left to right) Greta Oldenkamp, Karver Larson, Sampson Hagstrom and Sam Anderson (partially hidden) perform the team's finale at Alexandria Area High School on Feb. 11. (Submitted photo)
Young Aces keep putting on a show
February 17, 2017 - 1:18pm
One vehicle started on fire after the crash, but the AFD was able to extinguish the fire quickly.
Two-vehicle crash sends multiple victims to hospital
February 17, 2017 - 9:49am
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Meet the new Pet of the Week: Tyko (w/video)
February 17, 2017 - 8:06am
Alexandria captains McKenzie Revering and Sarah Finley bring the Section 6A first place trophy back to the rest of the team to celebrate their 3-1 win over Fergus Falls to advance to the state tournament. (Ryan Pietruszewski | Echo Press)
State bound: Alex girls hockey team wins fifth straight section title
February 17, 2017 - 1:27am
Jay Holmgren
Prosecutor says deputy shot Evansville man in self-defense
February 16, 2017 - 6:19pm
Edward Reif, director of community relations and development at the Douglas County Hospital, stands in the hospital’s Meditation Room on the third floor. The room features subdued lighting and is always open. At one time, the hospital’s old chapel was in the old section of the hospital on the first floor. It was later moved to the third floor and has now been replaced with offices for human resources. (Lowell Anderson | Echo Press)
You asked: What happened to hospital's chapel?
February 16, 2017 - 8:50am
Dave and Jan Keller of Alexandria were in the Fort Lauderdale airport when a gunman opened fire. The Kellers, who were heading out on a 16-day cruise, hold up the T-shirt Jan used as a swimsuit because they didn't have most of their luggage, which was left at the airport after the chaos. (Celeste Edenloff | Echo Press)
Trip to sunny paradise turns to chaos
February 16, 2017 - 7:58am
Sgt. Rick Schueler of the Minnesota State Patrol was named Trooper of the Year for 2016. (contributed photo)
Trooper of the Year a calm watchdog for safety
February 15, 2017 - 4:20pm
Driver dies after semi leaves I-94, strikes trees
12 hours 33 min ago

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Torren is available for adoption through the LAHS.

The Echo Press and the Lakes Area Humane Society (LAHS) in Alexandria present this week’s “Pet of the Week” – Torren.

Torren is a 1 to 2 year old male ...

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