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Alexandria Light and Power workers Matt Duenow (top) and Bob Steidl put up Christmas decorations along Broadway Monday in preparation for the holiday season. Christmas lights in Alexandria will be turned on this Friday night during the annual Christmas in the Fort celebration at the Runestone Museum. (Lowell Anderson / Echo Press)
Christmas decorations go up on Broadway
18 hours 25 min ago
Paulo play button
Meet the new Pet of the Week: Paulo (w/video)
23 hours 4 min ago
Three-year-old wounded by accidental gunshot in Deer Creek
23 hours 29 min ago
Alexandria's McKenna Horan gets the Cardinals' 200-yard medley relay started in the backstroke during Friday's Class A state swimming prelims at the University of Minnesota Aquatic Center. (Joe Brown / Forum News Service)
State swim: Alex relay takes 24th in first taste of state
November 18, 2017 - 8:36am
Gov. Mark Dayton, Lt. Governor Tina Smith, President of the Minnesota Turkey Research and Promotion Council Kim Halvorson (center left), and Douglas County 4-H member Katie Kent (center right) kick off Minnesota’s Thanksgiving festivities at the Minnesota State Capitol. They are joined by a 45-pound Minnesota-grown turkey named "Truman" from Alexandria. This year marks the 70th anniversary of the first-ever National Thanksgiving Turkey Ceremony, hosted by President Harry Truman in 1947. (Contributed)
Alexandria turkey visits governor
November 17, 2017 - 7:59pm
The National Alliance on Mental Illness Minnesota recently honored the Alexandria Police Department with its Criminal Justice Award. (Contributed)
Police honored for work on mental illness cases
November 17, 2017 - 6:17pm
Joel and Susan Novak converse in their Alexandria home. Joel, an Iraq veteran, is in dire need of a kidney transplant as his kidneys are functioning at less than 17 percent. (Beth Leipholtz / Echo Press)
A tricky transplant: Iraq veteran found a kidney donor but needs temporary housing
November 17, 2017 - 1:07pm
Farm accident victim sees positive signs
November 17, 2017 - 11:44am
Blue Smoke BBQ put messages on the building after a fire on Aug. 2, 2013. (Echo Press file photo)
Restaurant owner sentenced in arson case
November 17, 2017 - 10:09am
Gavin Johnson
Facebook feud stabber sentenced
November 17, 2017 - 9:08am
Franson says tweet wasn't about Twin Cities election
November 16, 2017 - 3:15pm
Law Enforcement Blotter: Wednesday, November 15
November 16, 2017 - 12:59pm
Senior Lindsey Knoll (center) plays the lead character, Winnie, in "Tuck Everlasting." In the story, Winnie must decide whether or not to pursue eternal life. (Beth Leipholtz / Echo Press)
High school brings humor, music and life lessons to the stage
November 16, 2017 - 7:29am
Law Enforcement Blotter: Tuesday, November 14
November 15, 2017 - 3:34pm
After 25 years of owning and operating Miltona Grocery in downtown Miltona, Bob Guetter is closing the doors. The last day the grocery store will be open is Dec. 9. (Celeste Edenloff / Echo Press)
Miltona's grocery store closing
November 15, 2017 - 7:23am

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