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Construction on the new Fairfield Inn and Suites by Marriott near Menards on Sanibel Drive is coming along as planned. The three-story hotel is expected to open in January. (Beth Leipholtz | Echo Press)
Fairfield Inn to open in January
3 hours 57 min ago
Data trackers zero in on Alexandria area
5 hours 3 min ago
16-year-old injured in hunting accident
September 24, 2017 - 7:34am
Nick Thorstad
Football: Chargers hold on to hand Bears their first loss
September 23, 2017 - 2:11pm
Photo of the Week
September 23, 2017 - 1:56am
Erika and Jeanne Johnson served "solar tea" and "solar cookies," which they declared were "made with no fossil fuels," because of three enormous solar panels on their property. (Karen Tolkkinen | Echo Press)
Alexandria doctor harnesses the sun with $50,000 project
September 22, 2017 - 2:41pm
Alexandria senior quarterback Michael Empting throws a pass during this past Saturday's homecoming game against Brainerd. Empting and the Cardinals go to Rocori Friday night to face a 3-0 Spartans team on their homecoming at 6 p.m. (Judd Martinson | Echo Press)
Football: Cards have to respond as tough schedule awaits
September 22, 2017 - 2:06pm
Leaves turning color this early doesn't mean trees are sick. Odd weather this season is playing a major part in the early fall colors. (Celeste Edenloff | Echo Press)
Good news, bad news for fall: Maples should be healthy, oaks maybe not
September 22, 2017 - 1:32pm
Law Enforcement Blotter: Thursday, September 21
September 22, 2017 - 1:31pm
Woman injured when car hits horse in Otter Tail County
September 22, 2017 - 10:24am
Public to get peek at city's 2018 levy Monday
September 22, 2017 - 10:20am
Tastefully Simple, located in Alexandria, laid off 14 workers in August. (Beth Leipholtz | Echo Press)
Tastefully Simple confirms layoffs, opening up building space for tenants
September 22, 2017 - 9:20am
Alexandria native David Townsend and his wife, Kerri, and two sons, Boden and Luke, were living in St. Martin when Hurricane Irma hit. It destroyed 85 percent of the island. (Contributed)
In the eye of Irma: Former Alexandria couple caught in hurricane
September 21, 2017 - 2:10pm
A meeting regarding a potential gravel pit near Forada drew more than 60 attendees on Wednesday, Sept. 20, including county commissioner Jim Stratton. (Beth Leipholtz | Echo Press)
Gravel pit ‘would ruin this little town’ neighbors say
September 21, 2017 - 7:49am
Kody Klimek
Murder charges reinstated in 2013 stabbing
September 20, 2017 - 5:45pm

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