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Around 6:10 p.m., Alexandria Fire Department responded to a barn fire at 3001 West Lake Jessie Drive, east of Alexandria. (Amy Chaffins | Echo Press)
Barn fire near Alexandria Saturday evening
October 18, 2014 - 7:05pm
Jamie Johnson is excited that his four daughters (left to right) Samantha, 3; Madeline, 10; Mae, 10; and Lily, 2, who give him a reason for sobriety, have been learning about Jesus and can share his walk of faith. (Contributed)
The journey of sobriety
October 18, 2014 - 11:22am
People took to the sidewalks in downtown Alexandria Friday to take part in "The Thing on Broadway" - a celebration of the completion on the downtown revamp project, which included new sidewalks, roads and features. (Amy Chaffins | Echo Press)
The Thing on Broadway celebrates downtown
October 18, 2014 - 10:34am

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October 17, 2014 - 2:57pm
Football: B-E misses out on home playoff game despite win in finale
October 16, 2014 - 10:05am
Liz Schultz (1) and Alexis Stern (8) team up for a block in the first set of Tuesday
Cardinals volleyball wraps up season in quick victory
October 15, 2014 - 9:39am
Council freezes salaries for two years
October 15, 2014 - 12:00am
Domestic Violence: What leads them to it?
October 15, 2014 - 12:00am
Knute Nelson and Friends of Knute hosted a legislative candidate forum last Friday in Alexandria to highlight senior care issues. Panel participants included (left to right) Paul Anderson, state representative, District 12B; Gordy Wagner, candidate, District 12B; Mary Franson, state representative, District 8B; and Jay Sieling, candidate, District 8B. (Amy Chaffins/Echo Press)
Consensus: Senior care needs dedicated funding
October 15, 2014 - 12:00am
Senior Bailey Serum swims the 100 backstroke during the Cardinals
Swimming: Cards head into postseason with win over Tech
October 14, 2014 - 10:43pm
Lakes Area Theatre actor Jim Thoreen expressed a range of emotions with his castmates as he delivered the story Of Pearls and Vacuum Cleaners live to residents of Arabella Manor in Alexandria. They also performed at The Senator Condominiums, Windmills Ponds and Grand Arbor, all in Alexandria. (Jessica Sly/Echo Press)
Taking it on the road
October 15, 2014 - 12:00am
Alexandria’s Hayley Burns sends a ball to the net during the Cardinals win over West Ottertail United last Thursday. Burns had four assists
and one goal in the 9-0 section victory. The Cardinals later fell to Detroit Lakes in the second round of the Section 8A playoffs. (Eric Morken/Echo Press)
Season ends in a shootout
October 15, 2014 - 8:40am
Nate Mettenburg carries the puck up the ice during the Blizzard’s 3-2 home opener victory over North Iowa on Saturday. Mettenburg scored a goal and an assist in the game. (Blaze Fugina/Echo Press)
Blizzard home opener is a win
October 15, 2014 - 12:00am
Aaron (left) and Steve Gould take aim at some clay targets together during the opening of their show at the Alexandria Shooting Park last Wednesday evening. (Eric Morken/Echo Press)
Making their mark
October 15, 2014 - 12:00am
Council freezes salaries for two years
October 14, 2014 - 1:30pm