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Dog sniffs out pot on I-94 near Alexandria
54 min 3 sec ago
Weight loss group guest speaker event postponed
17 hours 45 min ago
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Douglas County Hospital patient died from medication error
21 hours 41 min ago
Alexandria juniors Connor Larson (left), Lexi Nelson (center) and Sam Jones (right) observe as their classmates put the finishing touches on a team building project. (Beth Leipholtz / Echo Press)
Reaching for college: Grant to help with success beyond high school
22 hours 26 min ago
Law Enforcement Blotter: Tuesday, February 20 and Wednesday, February 21
February 22, 2018 - 10:13am
Fan buses available for girls state hockey game tomorrow
February 22, 2018 - 9:26am
Jodi Schmidt, a Head Start teacher, talks to legislators and others who attended Friday's tour at the Alexandria Technical and Community College. The college collaborated with West Central Communities Action to provide two Head Start classrooms at the college. (Al Edenloff / Echo Press)
Alex Tech feels demand for workers
February 22, 2018 - 7:13am
Tim Knorek grew up playing competitive table tennis in the Czech Republic. Because table tennis isn’t as popular in the U.S., Knorek was unsure he would be able to continue playing but was glad to discover the Alexandria Table Tennis Club. (Beth Leipholtz / Echo Press) play button
Intense on table tennis
February 22, 2018 - 6:42am
Families share shocking stories of elder abuse at Minn. care centers
February 21, 2018 - 6:31pm
The Alexandria area is brimming with lakes and homes along the shores. (Echo Press file photo)
New rules proposed for vacation rentals
February 21, 2018 - 1:09pm
In the fire that claimed the life of her friend, Shandiin Rose Goodbird, Penny Parks lost most of her hair and sustained serious smoke damage and carbon monoxide poisoning. (Beth Leipholtz / Echo Press)
'I'm not ready to go': Woman survived fire, lost a friend and wants to help other disaster victims
February 21, 2018 - 6:11am
Cottage Grove, Minn., houses one of the east metro's 3M sites. Katie Nelson / Forum News Service
State settles for $850M in 3M lawsuit
February 20, 2018 - 7:26pm
Area veterans gathered outside the Douglas County Commissioners meeting room Tuesday waiting to talk with the commissioners. (Celeste Edenloff / Echo Press)
Veterans seek answers on complicated driver issue
February 20, 2018 - 6:18pm
Rehearsing for their first play, "'night, Mother," are Alexandria actresses, Kristi Greathouse (left) and Kristen Roers. The two are the stars of the newly formed Fire Pit Productions first production. They play the roles of a mother-daughter duo, Thelma and Jessie Cates. (Celeste Edenloff / Echo Press)
Small theater, big topics: New production company tackles edgier topics
February 16, 2018 - 12:24pm
The J.C. Penney location in the Viking Plaza Mall in Alexandria will be closing May 12.
Alexandria J.C. Penney store to close
February 15, 2018 - 2:12pm

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