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On Lake Mary near Alexandria, Sy and Darlene Lucas found a tree knocked down in their backyard and a trampoline that ended up on the roofs of houses. (Contributed)
Crazy Minnesota weather
July 25, 2014 - 10:12am
Alexandria Police Officer Chad Schroeder and City Engineer Tim Schoonhoven took a quick spin on the newly opened section of Broadway Friday.
Broadway update: Phase one opens to traffic
July 26, 2014 - 2:46pm
Rivaldo Xavier (middle) tries to dribble past a defending Carly Dropik of Alexandria during a scrimmage on Monday morning at the Tom Roos “Train with the Pros” soccer camp. (Blaze Fugina/Echo Press)
Cultures come together
July 25, 2014 - 12:00am
Alexandria couple dies in rollover in Kansas
July 27, 2014 - 4:29pm
Four sheriff candidates make their case
18 hours 49 min ago
Party in the street
July 25, 2014 - 12:00am
Little Free Library #3119, (above) known as the “Crooked Little Library,” was built by Kevin Mahoney of Alexandria and placed in his yard at 1303 Lakeside Dr. SW a couple years ago. According to the Little Free Library website at, there are nine registered libraries in Alexandria. (Tara Bitzan/Echo Press)
You asked: Is that a library in your yard?
July 25, 2014 - 12:00am
Stockert shuts down Perham in playoff opening win for Alex Legion
July 24, 2014 - 3:47pm
Elmer Tysver, a resident at Windmill Ponds, holds up a bass that he caught during a Let’s Go Fishing outing on Lake L’Homme Dieu on July 15.
Freedom found through fishing
July 24, 2014 - 10:54am
Carlos shortstop Jay Schueler throws on the run to get an out at first during Sunday’s game against Long Prairie. Schueler did a little bit of everything for the Cougars against the Predators, playing short, pitching 2 2/3 innings and had a double, a walk and was hit by a pitch on his way to two runs and two RBIs. (Eric Morken/Echo Press)
Sights set on state
July 23, 2014 - 12:00am
Each day of Summer Club offers students a variety of activities, including time for academics. Students use iPad applications for math, science and reading lessons. (Amy Chaffins/Echo Press)
Summer Club students engaged in fun learning options
July 23, 2014 - 12:00am
A large crowd turned out to listen to old-time country music at last Thursday’s free concert. The Red Willow Arts Coalition organizes the series of summer performances on the lawn of the Douglas County Courthouse. Popcorn was in high demand by all ages. (Al Edenloff/Echo Press)
Toe-tappin' good times
July 23, 2014 - 12:00am