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August 17, 2017
Millerville residents survey the damage caused by a fire that broke out in the Millerville Auto Center around 11 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 17. (Beth Leipholtz | Echo Press)
UPDATED: Fire destroys Millerville Auto Center
August 17, 2017 - 8:33am
August 16, 2017
Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson
Minnesota attorney general accuses 2 lending firms of scamming seniors, veterans
August 16, 2017 - 8:45pm
Jasmine Block has been missing since late Tuesday, Aug. 8. (Contributed)
WEDNESDAY UPDATE: Searchers gather again, police seek info about people seen on trail
August 16, 2017 - 7:38pm
Amy Schlosser of Alexandria takes a picture of her husband, Jim, a United States Marine Corp veteran, in front of the 9/11 Never Forget mobile exhibit. The exhibit, which rolled into town Wednesday evening, will be on display at the Douglas County Fair Aug. 17-20. (Celeste Edenloff | Echo Press)play button
A hero's welcome: 9/11 exhibit escorted to Douglas County Fairgrounds
August 16, 2017 - 7:26pm
Alexandria Rotary Club members Tim Bush (left) and Brian Simon help a customer at the Corn and Pork Chop Jubilee at the Alexandria Fire Hall Wednesday. The feed runs until 7 p.m. (Al Edenloff | Echo Press)
Corn and Pork Chop Jubilee is under way
August 16, 2017 - 2:48pm
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Becker County website shut down by cyber attack
August 16, 2017 - 2:32pm
Law Enforcement Blotter: Tuesday, August 15
August 16, 2017 - 11:11am
MN Muslim group calling for hate crime charge after man accused of throwing a pig's foot at Somali-American
August 16, 2017 - 9:42am
Jim Bjerknes, known as the "Pickle Man" for the hundreds of jars of pickles he has canned, will be honored at the Douglas County Fair as one of two outstanding seniors. (Karen Tolkkinen | Echo Press)
Douglas County Outstanding Seniors: Pickles, bowling and much more
August 16, 2017 - 7:25am
August 15, 2017
Water pooled in Karin Weigel's yard on Lake Burgen after Sunday's rain.
High water prompts no wake zones on 15 lakes
August 15, 2017 - 5:18pm
Vintage bike ride rescheduled
August 15, 2017 - 4:02pm
Law Enforcement Blotter: Monday, August 14
August 15, 2017 - 9:08am
August 14, 2017
This experimental small roundabout was at the intersection of Fifth Avenue and Lake Street earlier this summer. It's  designed to slow down traffic in the neighborhood. (Alexis Habberstad | Echo Press)
Mini-roundabout on Lake St. to return
August 14, 2017 - 9:55pm
This drawing shows Unique Opportunities' plan for a 12-plex apartment at 1810 Sixth Ave. East in Alexandria. The units would be rented to low-income families. (Contributed)
Project provides low-income housing in Alexandria
August 14, 2017 - 9:53pm
Work to begin next month on railroad crossings
August 14, 2017 - 9:51pm