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Updated: Two children injured in ATV rollover north of Millerville
For 9/11 exhibit tour guide, tragedy still fresh
County commission salaries increase $1,000
Midway opens with special time for those with special needs
Downtown eyed for veteran's memorial
A promise kept: Plan started at the Viking Speedway is rekindled after the death of a friend
Matt Cullen comes home to play for the Wild
Twins activate former All-Star closer Perkins
B-E adds cross country to its fall athletics
Alexandria football: New look, but expectations remain high
Photo of the Week
Vacation transformation at Good Shepherd Church
Alexandria's Enterprise plays courthouse concert
Faith Happenings: Running legend to speak at Faith @ Work Lunch
Johnson - Engebretson
Morken: Habitat key to curbing coyotes' effect on fawns
DNR report: Fewer small game hunters buy licenses in 2016
Morken: Death of Bosek hits hard for many
Plenty of deer harvest opportunities locally
DNR sees illegal use of hydraulic jets on more local waters
John "Jack" McLaughlin
Delores M. Johnson
Jennifer R. Lorenz-Billings
Echo Press Editorial: Blank page speaks volumes
Observations from the Archives: 1967: Fair features racing ostrich-pulled carts
Commentary: City doesn't have right to ban new wells
In the Know: Pay attention to city, county budgets
Letter: What advice did Trump give Boy Scouts?
There's still time to plant veggies
Haying and grazing OK on some Conservation Reserve land
Millerville gets hands-on with butter
Tractors to parade down 36 mile memory lane
Douglas County 4-H campers
Grant helps Glenwood with downtown facelift
Leadership change at Runestone Museum
Schwan's announces acquisitions as frozen food company beefs up its pizza business
Aagard expands to pull all workers into one building
A new place for ink opens in Alexandria
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August 10, 2017
Summer but not vacation for school custodians
For students and educators, the annual three-month stretch of warm weather is commonly coined "summer vacation," but for the custodial staff...
August 10, 2017 - 2:01pm
Law Enforcement Blotter: Wednesday, August 9
DOUGLAS COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE Wednesday, August 9 Suicide threats, daughter is getting Snapchats from a male, suicidal in nature, person...
August 10, 2017 - 1:09pm
Zebra mussels found in Whiskey, Chippewa lakes
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has confirmed a report of zebra mussels in Whiskey Lake and later found zebra mussels in connected Chippewa Lake in western Douglas County. Several other connected waters may be added to the state's infested waters list.
August 10, 2017 - 12:17pm
A stroll down memory lane for Class of '41
Much has changed in Alexandria since the year 1941. But one of the few places that remains the same is Traveler's Inn on Broadway Street in...
August 10, 2017 - 11:27am
Funds aim to help farmers meet buffer law
Almost $5 million is now available to support landowners in meeting the requirements of Minnesota's buffer law, according to the Douglas County Soil and Water Conservation District. The buffer cost-share program funds were approved at the June meeting of the Minnesota Board of Water...
August 10, 2017 - 8:34am
August 9, 2017
Making the most of food waste
A new program in Douglas and Pope counties aims to make better good use of food waste by turning it into soil-improving compost and to improve...
August 9, 2017 - 3:05pm
Knute Nelson Community Picnic is rained out
A Community Picnic at Knute Nelson in Alexandria that was scheduled for today, Wednesday, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. has been cancelled due to the rainy weather. The picnic has been rescheduled to next Tuesday, August 15 from 11 to 1 p.m. at the Knute Nelson Care Center.
August 9, 2017 - 10:22am
Law Enforcement Blotter: Tuesday, August 8
DOUGLAS COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE Tuesday, August 8 Burglary, reporting she is missing items from her property and believes someone broke...
August 9, 2017 - 9:25am
‘She made a difference’: Family and community mourn loss of Arlene Bosek
When Kathleen Rittenour drove by a lemonade stand in her mother’s Alexandria neighborhood the afternoon of Monday, Aug. 7, she pulled over...
August 9, 2017 - 8:17am
YMCA under temporary leadership
The Alexandria Area YMCA is under new temporary leadership, as president and CEO Conrad Bostron has left to take the top job at the YMCA in Scottsbluff,...
August 9, 2017 - 7:39am
August 8, 2017
6 generals are finalists to lead Minnesota National Guard
ST. PAUL — Gov. Mark Dayton will interview five brigadier generals and a major general this week in his quest to replace longtime Minnesota...
August 8, 2017 - 8:53pm
St. Cloud police: Man who punched another in face charged with murder
ST. CLOUD — A St. Cloud man is being charged with second-degree murder after punching another man in an early Saturday morning confrontation....
August 8, 2017 - 5:11pm
Ex-boyfriend pleads guilty under Minnesota's new 'revenge porn' law
ST. PAUL — An Anoka man admitted in court Monday, Aug. 7, to angrily posting nude pictures of his ex on a fake Facebook account after...
August 8, 2017 - 4:46pm
Mayor recognized for work for rural cities coalition
One of the first things Alexandria Mayor Sara Carlson did as president of the Coalition of Greater Minnesota Cities was to urge the Republican-controlled...
August 8, 2017 - 9:09am
Supersized ice palace, with help from west central Minn., planned for Super Bowl
ST. PAUL — A supersized Ice Palace is being planned for the 2018 St. Paul Winter Carnival — to coincide with the 2018 Super Bowl in Minneapolis...
August 8, 2017 - 8:59am