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UPDATE: Last of 9 prisoners who escaped in state van caught on Minneapolis bridge
UPDATE: Dayton to decide whether to OK spending plan by Tuesday
Composting among new director's priorities
Done Trash Talking: Olmscheid retiring from solid waste
Eagles Horseshoe League Standings
Trap Shooting: Perfect score from Brezina leads Alexandria shooters
Track and Field: Minnewaska, WCA battle in subsections
Baseball: Merritt tosses complete game in starting pitching debut
Track and field: A-B-E sends eight to sections
Photo of the week
Learn about easy-to-grow veggies
National Day of Prayer observed
Guitarist performs for First Friday in Evansville
Engaged - Bruzik and Johnson
Engaged - Teichert and Kelly
Engaged - Schmidt and Murray
Engaged - Harstad and Engebretson
Wedding - Von Bank and Hoelscher
Morken: Becoming a better bow hunter
Nice bass for Maeyaert
Fee increases added to final environment bill
Morken: Still time to fill that tag as toms continue to sound off
Minnesota opener: Slow going on Reno Saturday morning
Kathleen Rose Kaar
Dennis Douglas Pearson
Richard "Dick" H. Hodgson
Letter: March for Truth in Glenwood
Letter: Suicide should never be glorified
Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down: Views by the Echo Press
Guest editorial: Take a bigger view of what's underwater
Observations from the Archives: 1967: Hardware Hank's is Official Barbie Trade-In Headquarters
4-H trains youth as camp counselors
4-H'ers take the stage
Master gardeners plant sale coming up
Crabgrass prevention in your home lawn
Gardening Brown Bag series offered
Winery, brewery and distillery hope customers come crawling
Groundbreaking next week on mental health facility
On the Street
New Aagard program provides tool cabinets for employees
Chamber introduces new networking event
hires and promotions
On The Street
May 24, 2017
Law Enforcement Blotter: Tuesday, May 23
DOUGLAS COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE Tuesday, May 23 Littering complaint, someone is continually dumping trash in the area, Miltona. Civil...
May 24, 2017 - 1:47pm
Final lesson for grads: Don't drink and drive
Liana Lien of Carlos had talked to her brother, Landon, wishing him a happy 19th birthday. When she asked if he had plans, he said he was going...
May 24, 2017 - 9:57am
Another day, another missed Minnesota legislative deadline
ST. PAUL—Minnesota legislators missed their second deadline in two days Wednesday morning, May 24, leaving much of the state's $46 billion,...
May 24, 2017 - 9:00am
A 'Good' run for retiring early childhood program coordinator
When Early Childhood Family Education began in Alexandria, the program had one room at Lincoln Elementary School. "We had to do a children's...
May 24, 2017 - 5:43am
May 23, 2017
Bumpy drive over tracks to get smoother
Alexandria has received several complaints in the last year about the poor condition of the rail crossings at Sixth and Eighth Avenues between...
May 23, 2017 - 8:24pm
Bipartisan work gives greater Minnesota legislative success
ST. PAUL—The 2017 Legislature may do pretty well by greater Minnesota. "We got there because it was a bipartisan effort. both parties...
May 23, 2017 - 5:09pm
Law Enforcement Blotter: Monday, May 22
DOUGLAS COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE Monday, May 22 Drunk, taxi company picked up intoxicated male, unknown male's destination, Garfield. Suspicious...
May 23, 2017 - 9:37am
1 killed, another injured after van collides with semi
ROSEAU, Minn. — A Roseau man died after his van crashed into a semi late Monday, May 22. Minnesota State Patrol says 42-year-old Jack...
May 23, 2017 - 5:09am
Dayton, GOP cut last-minute budget deal to set up special session Tuesday
Minnesota legislators blasted past their midnight deadline Monday, May 22, to get their work done — but will come back immediately to finish...
May 23, 2017 - 4:41am
May 22, 2017
Five things to know from city council
Are trails, sidewalks and pedestrian crossings in Alexandria in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act? The city is about to find out. At its meeting Monday night, the Alexandria City Council agreed to approve an engineering agreement as the first step toward developing...
May 22, 2017 - 10:24pm
Tastefully Simple's zoning request approved
The Alexandria City Council approved a request from Turning Leaf, LLC to allow a one-time split of its Tastefully Simple property north of County Road 90/Latoka Drive, just east of County Road 45. This will create three conveyable parcels totaling about 44 acres. The goal is to add...
May 22, 2017 - 10:23pm
Bjurman resigns from assistant principal
School District 206 is expected to accept the resignation of Eric Bjurman, the current assistant principal and activities director at Discovery...
May 22, 2017 - 4:38pm
Vandals paint messages on B-E school issue
The spray-painted messages were loud and clear — someone or some people are not happy about the proposed new school for the Brandon-Evansville...
May 22, 2017 - 4:10pm
Update: Elementary Track and Field Days smashes records
Spectators wore winter coats and wrapped themselves in blankets to withstand chilly temperatures Friday morning at the annual Elementary Track...
May 22, 2017 - 3:50pm
As hours tick down, Minnesota budget work continues, but special session may be needed
ST. PAUL -- The Minnesota Legislature is dragging its feet toward a mandatory midnight adjournment of the regular session Monday with much of...
May 22, 2017 - 2:55pm