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Commissioners meet new veterans services officer
Knute Nelson celebrates 70 years
Law Enforcement Blotter: Tuesday, April 24
Charges dropped against Bio Corp
Sports schedule for Thursday, April 26
Track and Field: Lakers and Knights compete at Benson Invite
Softball: Lakers split doubleheader with Melrose
Track and field: A-B-E throwers stand out in Barnesville
Baseball: Silverstreaks take opener over Milaca
And the most-requested library books are....
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
The day Curt Felt died
Bonding over books
Toys for Kids reaches 165 children
Steve and Karen Samek
Hunters, farmers talk deer management in Glenwood
Fishing Hall of Famer to host seminar on May 2
An awesome opening weekend
Morken: A few tips for gaining hunting permission
CRP cap to rise in House version of 2018 federal Farm Bill
Lillian "Toby" Minnerath
Walter "Wally" Englund
Paul L. Sand
Virgil M. Zins
LETTER: Southern Poverty Law Center deserves support
1918: Alexandria soldier dies at sea
LETTER: Tasty food, good cause
IN THE KNOW: Tourism puts money in your pockets
EDITORIAL: Herberger's closing not all doom and gloom
Extension schedules land rent meeting for farmers, landowners
Managing boxelder bugs as the cold sets in
Step away from that pruning saw!
Going far with 4-H horses
County crafting buffer compliance rules
Herberger's founded in Osakis by 19-year-old
Mall-goers mourn store closings
Challenging times for mall: Manager says it still has a future
Foreclosure notice filed against mall
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January 22, 2018
How accessible are Alexandria's sidewalks?
The Alexandria City Council is taking steps to make sure all sidewalks, ramps and traffic signals in the city comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act. At its meeting Monday night, the council approved a transition plan to make the improvements. The plan is required for all...
January 22, 2018 - 10:35pm
January 19, 2018
Letter: Pilot offers an apology on hangar issue
To the editor: I'd like to thank the Echo Press for giving me an opportunity to provide some perspective on Wednesday's article regarding pilots at our local airport with the goal of clarifying my role and providing some background.
January 19, 2018 - 4:07pm
January 17, 2018
Pilots complain about hangar use but airport manager sides with Cunninghams
Several pilots who park their airplanes at the Alexandria Municipal Airport say they are unhappy that an Alexandria couple has kept their hangar...
January 17, 2018 - 7:56pm
July 3, 2017
‘He was always there, cheering us on’: Victim of plane crash in Moorhead remembered as devoted father, builder
MOORHEAD -- Sons of a Breckenridge area man who died Sunday evening, July 2, in a plane crash near Moorhead remembered their father on Monday,...
July 3, 2017 - 7:00pm
May 8, 2017
City buys jetter truck from sewer district
At its meeting Monday night, the Alexandria City Council voted to purchase a 1992 International high-pressure sewer jetter truck from Alexandria Lake Area Sanitary District for $15,000. The truck will be used to clean sewer lines. It will upgrade a 1987 jetter in the city's public...
May 8, 2017 - 10:26pm
March 13, 2017
City hires company to build new website
A new city website, a ground lease on the airport, seasonal liquor licenses and other odds and ends were part of the Alexandria City Council's March 13 meeting. Here's a recap of items not reported in other stories about the meeting. New website The council agreed to hire CyberSprout...
March 13, 2017 - 11:48pm
September 19, 2016
UPDATE: Helicopter wreckage pulled from crash site w/video
Wreckage of the helicopter that crashed along the shore of Lake Winona on Saturday was being pulled from the trees Monday as the investigation...
September 19, 2016 - 8:10pm
June 15, 2016
Around the County: Alexandria Airport Weekend
A shiny array of aircraft, vintage automobiles and a LifeLink helicopter were on display at the Alexandria Airport on Friday and Saturday. It...
June 15, 2016 - 12:00am
February 24, 2016
Gearing up to revive local Civil Air Patrol squadron
Efforts are under way to revive a Civil Air Patrol (CAP) squadron in Alexandria. CAP is an auxiliary — or volunteer unit — of the...
February 24, 2016 - 12:00am
December 26, 2014
St. Cloud loses air link to Chicago one year after getting it
By Mark Sommerhauser St. Cloud Times It appears St. Cloud will lose its coveted air-service link to Chicago less than a year after flights began. SkyWest Airlines, which operates twice-daily United Airlines flights from St. Cloud Regional Airport to Chicago O’Hare International...
December 26, 2014 - 2:01pm
October 11, 2013
New airport hangar to open in May
The building could keep corporate jets around Alexandria longer
October 11, 2013 - 9:09am
August 13, 2012
Alexandria pursues plan to keep geese away from airport runways
Will a plan to make Alexandria's airport safer by keeping geese away from the runways work or will it be a wild goose chase? The Alexandria City Council voted 4-0 Monday night to give it a try.
August 13, 2012 - 11:17pm
Plan to offer flights from St. Cloud to Chicago takes off
A plan for bringing air service to St. Cloud has been set, and now city leaders say it's time for it to take flight. Today, the Greater St. Cloud Development Corporation (GSDC) officially kicks off a joint effort with the City of St. Cloud and the St. Cloud Regional Airport to secure...
February 13, 2012 - 10:43am
January 7, 2012
Minneapolis airport turns 50 this month; public invited to share memories
Minneapolis-St. Paul (MSP) International Airport's Terminal 1-Lindbergh celebrates its 50th anniversary this month, a monument to the sweeping changes that have altered aviation, the airport and world as a whole in the past five decades. "When the terminal opened in January 1962,...
January 7, 2012 - 2:37pm
July 31, 2011
New exhibit at Twin Cities airport showcases history
A 50-year pictorial history of Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (MSP) from 1921 to 1971 is on display at Terminal 1-Lindbergh. The display, "Views Across Time," is the result of a joint effort of the Metropolitan Airports Commission, Minnesota Historical Society, the NWA...
July 31, 2011 - 2:29pm