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In the eye of Irma: Former Alexandria couple caught in hurricane
Soft lockdown lifted at West Central Area Secondary School
Law Enforcement Blotter: Wednesday, September 20
UPDATE: Driver identified in fatal motorcycle crash on I-94
Gravel pit ‘would ruin this little town’ neighbors say
Volleyball: Cards sweep St. Cloud Apollo in conference match
Nice day for a run
Sports schedule for Thursday, Sept. 21
Cross country: Chargers see progress in Melrose
Cross Country: WCA sets records and takes first in Melrose
Country Blossom Farm holds baking, eating contests
Community Education classes available
Events promote talking about suicide
Ecumen gives look at daytime senior care
New musicians invited to Open Mic Night
Don & Betty Kuelbs
Gary & Molly Buse
Gary & Molly Buse
DNR release: Optimistic about Saturday's duck opener
Posted, but done properly? Rules, prosecuting case can be complicated
Mike Frisch: Cover more water
A whirlwind of a win: Alexandria anglers take big payday in first pro tournament
DNR roadside survey: Pheasant index down 26 percent
Michelle Kay Miller
Lorraine K. Porter
Richard A. King
Harold M. Olson
Letter: Confederate statues promote division
Letter: No right way to protest
Echo Press Editorial: A wake-up call about drunk driving
In the Know: Armor - an unfortunate necessity
Observations from the Archives: 1992: Minnesotans pitch in after Hurricane Andrew hits
Dairy council seeks candidates
Tomato tasting at the library
What's wrong with my tomato plant?
There's still time to plant veggies
Haying and grazing OK on some Conservation Reserve land
On The Street
Feds allow more time for comment on Internet access
Alexandria ReStore remains open, plans expansion
Glenwood resort receives Century Resort designation
Minnesota adds 7,700 jobs in July; unemployment rate unchanged
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September 19, 2017
Minnesota school accountability system up for review to meet federal standards
ST. PAUL — After making some modest changes, the Minnesota Department of Education submitted a new plan Monday, Sept. 18, to the U.S....
September 19, 2017 - 8:23am
Meet the new Pet of the Week: Viktor (w/video)
The Echo Press and the Lakes Area Humane Society (LAHS) in Alexandria present this week’s “Pet of the Week” – Viktor. Viktor is a 2 to 3 year old male cat.
September 19, 2017 - 7:55am
September 18, 2017
More talking, listening urged in B-E plans
The messages from both the yes and no voters were loud and clear at the Brandon-Evansville School Board meeting Monday night. Those who voted...
September 18, 2017 - 10:57pm
Minn. teen identified as person found deceased in NDSU residence hall
FARGO — A 17-year-old found dead over the weekend in a residence hall at North Dakota State University was identified Monday, Sept. 18, as...
September 18, 2017 - 6:57pm
Minn. college student left in car after crash as driver fled identified
MINNEAPOLIS -- The woman who died in a Minneapolis car crash early Sunday has been identified as a University of St. Thomas junior from Eden...
September 18, 2017 - 5:06pm
Men accused of kidnapping make first court appearance
The first court appearance of the three men suspected in the kidnapping and assault of a 15-year-old Alexandria girl drew a nearly full courtroom...
September 18, 2017 - 4:41pm
Homeowner shoots at invader in northern Minnesota
BACKUS, Minn. —The Cass County Sheriff's Office is still looking for a person who was shot at while apparently attempting a home invasion in...
September 18, 2017 - 2:57pm
Law Enforcement Blotter: Friday, September 15 through Sunday, September 17
DOUGLAS COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE Friday, September 15 Property damage crash, Co Rd 17 SE/Co Rd 31 SE, Alex. Public assist, kid crying on...
September 18, 2017 - 2:29pm
Glenwood woman, Hoffman man hurt in crash
A Glenwood woman and a Hoffman man were injured Saturday when the van they were in pulled out in front of a semi-truck in Stevens County, the Minnesota State Patrol said.
September 18, 2017 - 7:52am
September 17, 2017
Minnesota teen found dead at North Dakota State University dorm
FARGO—A 17-year-old male, believed to be a high school student from a Minneapolis suburb, died on Sunday, Sept. 17, at a North Dakota State...
September 17, 2017 - 7:34pm
Feds still considering Minnesota proposal to lower insurance rates as time running out
ST. PAUL—Minnesota's plan to lower health insurance premiums next year had just one little complication, but it's threatening to turn into a big complication: It requires approval from the federal government. And with time running out, that approval still isn't here.
September 17, 2017 - 7:13pm
September 16, 2017
Truck hits car in Grant County
A driver pulled out in front of a semi-truck on Highway 59 in Grant County on Saturday, Sept. 16. The Minnesota State Patrol said Belma Miley, 52, of Pelican Rapids was driving a Pontiac Grand Am on Minnesota Highway 27 just at 3:24 p.m. when she pulled out in front of the truck driven...
September 16, 2017 - 7:56pm
Cardinal pride shows in Homecoming parade
Spectators dressed in Alexandria apparel lined the sidewalks on Broadway Avenue as they watched float after float pass by. The Alexandria Homecoming...
September 16, 2017 - 2:50pm
Grape Stompers brave rainy weather
Despite the on and off rain, hundreds of impressed spectators looked on as dogs jumped, flipped and zig-zagged during the 17th annual Carlos...
September 16, 2017 - 2:38pm
Area growers sound off on Dicamba drift damage
The problem of Dicamba drift damage has worked its way to the upper midwest. Watch the full episode of AgweekTV on Agweek.com Get the latest...
September 16, 2017 - 8:30am