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Law Enforcement Blotter: Monday, May 22
11 hours 56 min ago
Henry Mingo was named Volunteer of the Year for his work repairing cars for low-income people
Car Care Program names volunteer of the year
13 hours 23 min ago
Five things to know from city council
23 hours 9 min ago
Tastefully Simple's zoning request approved
23 hours 10 min ago
Eric Bjurman
Bjurman resigns from assistant principal
May 22, 2017 - 4:38pm
Otto Anderson, a  fourth-grade student from Woodland Elementary School, makes an attempt on the high jump during the Elementary Track and Field Days at Alexandria Area High School Friday. His jumping ability earned him a first-place win in the fourth-grade boys high jump contest.  (Lowell Anderson | Echo Press)
Update: Elementary Track and Field Days smashes records
May 22, 2017 - 3:50pm
Law Enforcement Blotter: Friday, May 19 through Sunday, May 21
May 22, 2017 - 2:52pm
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Meet the new Pet of the Week: Rolo (w/video)
May 22, 2017 - 1:26pm
Senate slows drive for tougher penalties for genital mutilation
May 22, 2017 - 12:02pm
Alexandria's Elton Gruber celebrates at the 2016 state adapted bowling meet as he went on to win the CI Singles title last year. Gruber came close to winning another one this year after bowling a 473 series and taking second on Friday. (File photo)
State bowling: Cards well represented as medalists again
May 20, 2017 - 11:04am
A friendly wave and a generous gift: B-E school land donor known as a private person
May 19, 2017 - 2:15pm
Joel Dahlheimer, a farmer in Alexandria, works to repair a part needed for spring planting. Though this is his 39th crop year, Dahlheimer says there are still new obstacles each year. (Beth Leipholtz | Echo Press)
From cool to chaos to crop: Farmers overcome obstacles during spring planting
May 19, 2017 - 11:40am
Work continues at a fast clip at the Douglas County Hospital Monday afternoon. The $15 million project will add 7,500 square feet of surgical suites and remodel 25,000 square feet for a specialty clinic. (Al Edenloff | Echo Press)
What's happening at the hospital?
May 18, 2017 - 5:20am
Reggie Habberstad, who works for North Ambulance, gives his daughter, Alexis Habberstad, who was part of the high school's annual mock car crash, a tight hug, as he talks to the crowd of teenagers about what it's like to be a paramedic at the scene of a car crash. (Celeste Edenloff | Echo Press) play button
Drawing attention to distractions (w/video)
May 17, 2017 - 6:14pm
The Brainerd High School yearbook page that has generated so much controvesy. (Forum News Service)
Student in BHS yearbook: 'It is not what I said'
May 21, 2017 - 7:25pm

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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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