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Alexandria's snow removal policy takes effect
Driver, 20, killed in vehicle crash with train in western Minnesota
Law Enforcement Blotter: Nov. 13
For the record
Suspect jailed in fatal shooting in northwestern Minnesota
Steidl, Jordheim make the most of their five years at NDSU
Where are they now: Roste, Hasz sisters, Runge in the middle of big seasons
Volleyball: Three Knights named All-Pheasant Conference
Minnesota deer kill down 9.5 percent from last year
Baseball: Stockert ready for any role as he signs with NDSU
Friends for a century: Two women, who are almost 101, form unique bond
Running down a dream: Osakis mom overcomes pain, finished marathon
Visiting the wall: Four area vets join Rolling Thunder protest and rally in D.C.
A big heart: Forada firefighter loved helping everyone
And the most-requested library books are....
DeLaney Ann Jane
Minnesota deer kill down 9.5 percent from last year
A big buck with grandpa
A decoy buck with a bow
DNR report: Deer farm with past CWD cases identifies more
Deer report: An incredible week turns into such a low, and what to take from it
Ardean A. Hollatz
Robert "Bob" J. Johnston
Robert Edward Richardson
Letter to the Editor: Start a path to health, vitality
1918: Soldier writes home
Letter to the Editor: People in Alexandria are decent, incredible
Letter to the Editor: Foster Grandparent Program delivers benefits
An Echo Press Editorial: Eye-opening facts about townships
4-H holds county competition
Extension schedules land rent meeting for farmers, landowners
Managing boxelder bugs as the cold sets in
Step away from that pruning saw!
Going far with 4-H horses
Minnesota unemployment rate remains steady
Co-op seeking access to inventory taxidermy, property
Seasonal worker didn’t know former boss was escaping after fraud accusations
Land rent workshop set
'The Empire' rises on North Broadway: Eyesore property gets new look
hires and promotions
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October 13, 2018
St. Paul's Lutheran celebrates 50 years St. Paul's Evangelical Lutheran Church will observe its 50th anniversary on Sunday, Oct. 14, with a 9 a.m. worship service and special 3 p.m. worship service followed by a meal. Pastor Marcus Birkholz, who twice served St. Paul's as a vacancy...
October 13, 2018 - 7:53am
October 10, 2018
Woidyla honored for rallying others to fight Alzheimer's
Anna Woidyla has turned a painful time into a cause to fight for. "I love doing it. I'm turning my personal experience into my passion," the...
October 10, 2018 - 12:46pm
October 9, 2018
Six Minnesota children diagnosed with rare polio-like illness
ST. PAUL — The Minnesota Department of Health released a statement saying six children have been afflicted with a rare polio-like illness called acute flaccid myelitis. The cases started showing up in mid-September, all in children under 10. Cases have been reported from the...
October 9, 2018 - 12:45pm
October 7, 2018
Love INC holds annual fundraiser Love INC still has a few spots open at its Thursday, Oct. 11 annual fundraiser. Beginning at 6 p.m. at the Holiday Inn in Alexandria, the fundraiser includes silent and live auctions, dinner and a program. Auction items feature a one-week stay in Big...
October 7, 2018 - 6:34am
October 3, 2018
Ease your houseplants back inside
As the fall temperatures begin to cool off, it is time to consider bringing indoors the houseplants you may have let "vacation" outside this summer. Many houseplants will thrive outdoors during Minnesota's summers, but they do not perform well or may even die if they are exposed...
October 3, 2018 - 5:07pm
INTERACTIVE: In the U.S., coffee proves to be a daily habit
A look at the average daily consumption of coffee in the U.S.
October 3, 2018 - 4:11pm
September 28, 2018
Joyride: Snyder brings Lightning McQueen, happiness to Alexandria
The fastest car from Radiator Springs has found a home in Alexandria. Lightning McQueen, the race car and main character from Disney Pixar's...
September 28, 2018 - 7:07am
September 26, 2018
Massive ground beef recall due to possible E-coli threat to affect Minnesota ALDI locations, USDA says
WASHINGTON — If you shop at ALDI stores in Minnesota, be aware when buying ground beef. On Wednesday, Sept. 19, the United States Department...
September 26, 2018 - 11:09am
September 24, 2018
Minnesota History Center's international partnership leads to app for people with dementia
ST. PAUL—Although the Minnesota Historical Society offers sensory-based tours of the James J. Hill House for people living with memory...
September 24, 2018 - 9:51pm
September 20, 2018
Looking to catch Minnesota's fall colors? Here's your interactive guide
If you enjoy viewing Minnesota's fall colors, it's best to fill up with a tank of gasoline. Click on our interactive guide to help plan your...
September 20, 2018 - 11:06am
September 16, 2018
Regeneration Center to hold banquet The nonprofit Regeneration Center invites the public to its annual fundraising banquet at 6 p.m. Friday,...
September 16, 2018 - 12:03pm
September 13, 2018
Minnesota has lowest percentage of obese adults in Upper Midwest
ST. PAUL — Minnesota has the lowest adult obesity rate among Upper Midwest states despite an increase of 0.7 percent from 2016 to 2017....
September 13, 2018 - 2:58pm
'An avalanche of goodness': Alexandria Covenant sends mission team to Haiti
On the fateful 12th day of January 2010, devastation shook all of Haiti when a 7.0 magnitude earthquake rocked the Caribbean country. Firmin...
September 13, 2018 - 6:07am
September 12, 2018
How to control wild cucumber
The county fair brought many questions about that pervasive vine with white fragrant flowers that's growing all over our roadsides, trees and yards; that ubiquitous plant, wild cucumber (Echinocystis lobata). This annual vine, native to most of North America, prefers low-lying areas,...
September 12, 2018 - 5:05pm
September 7, 2018
Awana resumes at New Life Awana, a Bible education ministry for children, will start up again at New Life Christian Church, 1910 County Road 82 SE in Alexandria, after a summer break. Welcome Back Night is set for Wednesday, Sept. 12, with a family supper from 5:45-6:30 p.m. followed...
September 7, 2018 - 5:08pm