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Alexandria police recover stolen items
Law enforcement blotter: Friday, Jan. 13 through Sunday, Jan. 15
Update: Four pets die in mobile home fire (w/video)
UPDATE: Four injured in crash near Evansville
Man found dead inside burned Motley home
Swimming and diving: Cards knock off Tech in CLC
Girls basketball: Chargers win defensive battle with Hawley
Wrestling: Alex takes third at Parker Prairie
Sports schedule for Monday, Jan. 16
Lower walleye limits, license fees among changes being considered in MN
Ecumen Bethany Community celebrates 100 years with birthday party
Packing a punch line
Persistence pays off
FIRST Robotics students visit Garfield Elementary
Christian illusionist featured during Faith at Work Lunch
Births - Jan. 13, 2017
Wedding - Hanson and Lund
Wedding - Prescott and Harberts
Births - Jan. 6, 2017
Engaged - Wood and Netter
Morken: One final lesson as another season slips away
PF release: New Continuous CRP SAFE acres started Jan. 1
Capturing the moment: Hunt Down Your Photos contest winners
Mike Frisch: Find those mid-winter crappies
DNR release: Third case of CWD in deer identified in southeastern Minnesota
RLou Mae Olson
Elizabeth "Liz" Gillen
LETTER: Electoral College votes for us
LETTER: Kudos to construction workers
LETTER: Pray for Trump
EDITORIAL: How to make 2017 a financial success
IT'S OUR TURN: Memories made to last
Irrigation Clinic to be held in Parkers Prairie
Cow/Calf Days Seminar Tour coming to the area
Producers should utilize all available resources
Winter Garden College: Tools to tackle yard and garden problems
Beef home study courses offered online
Osakis distillery plans cocktail room
Viking Savings Bank to rebrand with move to new location
2017 Alexandria Lakes Area Visitors Guide is now available
Stallman named WCI interim president
A fresh start for Alex Tailoring
hires and promotions
On The Street
January 6, 2017
Fighting back at winter
When a winter storm hits, most people leave work as soon as they can, head for their homes and hunker down. But for some, the work is just beginning...
January 6, 2017 - 6:00am
Who puts on your lashes?
When laws regarding who and where the service of eyelash extensions can be performed recently changed, Joie Chapin's rent more than doubled....
January 6, 2017 - 6:00am
January 5, 2017
MN governor revises, brings back tax bill that had $101 million mistake
ST. PAUL—A tweaked 2016 tax proposal that never made it into law is back. Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton said on Thursday, Jan. 5, that his...
January 5, 2017 - 4:48pm
Rural cities press Legislature for action
Residents in rural Minnesota are feeling ignored by the Legislature and want action this session, according to a group of city leaders.
January 5, 2017 - 3:39pm
Cold weather impacts candlelight hike at Lake Carlos State Park
Minnesota state parks and trails will host more than 30 candlelight events this winter, including one Lake Carlos State Park this Saturday, January 7. Drop by any time between 6 and 9 p.m. to experience hiking with stars twinkling overhead and candles flickering on snow.
January 5, 2017 - 2:11pm
Alex native, USA cyclist Missy Erickson goes public with sexual abuse she says started at age 17
Alexandria native and Jefferson High School graduate Missy Erickson is one of the top sprint cyclists in the United States. She has six national...
January 5, 2017 - 11:44am
Absolute zero: Minnesota winters rated worst in the U.S.
Minnesota's infamous winters are the absolute worst, the most miserable of anywhere in the U.S, according to the website thrillist.com. The...
January 5, 2017 - 9:32am
Meet the new Pet of the Week: Rilee (w/video)
The Echo Press and the Lakes Area Humane Society (LAHS) in Alexandria present this week’s “Pet of the Week” - Rilee. Rilee is a 10 to 11...
January 5, 2017 - 9:15am
Law enforcement blotter: Wednesday, Jan. 4
DOUGLAS COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE Wednesday, Jan. 4 Suspicious vehicle, vehicle parked on side of road, belongs at the address, driveway hasn't...
January 5, 2017 - 8:57am
January 4, 2017
Dayton wants $1.5 billion bonding bill for MN, claims projects have 'direct economic benefit'
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton is bringing back a public works funding bill much like he offered last year, on Wednesday, Jan. 4, proposing...
January 4, 2017 - 3:57pm
Driver who fled police, crashed into pole is sentenced
A 20-year-old Kensington man who led officers on a high-speed chase in Alexandria that ended with a crash into a power pole was sentenced in...
January 4, 2017 - 1:53pm
Chase suspect sentenced
A 37-year-old Alexandria man who was charged with eight criminal counts a year ago, including fleeing police officers in a high-speed chase,...
January 4, 2017 - 12:23pm
Law enforcement blotter: Tuesday, Jan. 3
DOUGLAS COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE Tuesday, Jan. 3 Hit and run, comp reporting a hit and run while she was traveling into Alex on State Hwy 27,...
January 4, 2017 - 10:19am
ASK A TROOPER: Can a vehicle have a prescription window tint?
Question: If a person has a medical exception to a specified window tint level (per medical prescription by medical provider), do you have to register that exception/prescription with the state or register the car that has the applied tint?
January 4, 2017 - 10:00am
YOU ASKED: What's with the military airplanes at the airport?
Flashing red lights at night over Chandler Field at the Alexandria Municipal Airport has one reader wondering what is going on. The reader noticed a lot of activity at the airport and thought it looked like military aircraft flying in and out of the airport. "With all the things...
January 4, 2017 - 9:00am