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Douglas County Hospital gets 'blue ribbon' for vaccination effort
Speaker: Officers are 'not normal; you're special'
Law enforcement blotter: Tuesday, August 23
Almost 1,000 gather in memory of slain 5-year-old Watkins girl
New effort tries to draw more people into area
Sports schedule for Thursday, August 25
99 holes to celebrate 99 years
Fun meets a potential future in stock cars for many young go-kart drivers
Tweaks for progress: Shifted backfield, young line highlight B-E football
Following its headline year: Christensen steps in for Minnewaska football
Put the fun back in parenting
Walk raises awareness of congenital heart defects
AAHS students, alumni kick off Project 1440
Discovery Middle School hosts orientations, open house
Cunninghams win wing sauce contest
Births - through Aug. 12, 2016
Engaged - Dokken-McFann and Gran
Births - Aug. 3-8, 2016
Engaged - Benning and Notch
Engaged - Butler and Joswiak
DNR to close Mille Lacs walleye season next month
Stringer full of walleyes
Morken: What the numbers say about declining hunters and anglers
Work begins on statewide deer management plan
A big bass for Beau
Clara "Clair" A. Gustafson
Bernard "Bernie" V. Dulski
Arland E. Hirman
Roy A. Johnson
Gladys M. Hogan
IN THE KNOW: Leadership Alexandria is unique blend with strong return
LETTER: All are born in spiritual darkness
From the archives - 1966: Six boxes of contest butter to be auctioned off at county fair
EDITORIAL: Small towns can have big problems
LETTER: The same old arguments against Christianity
Producers should consider available assistance
Monarchs, roadsides and the law
A century of family and faith
Kensington represented in Princess Kay of the Milky Way
Kalpin family recognized as 2016 U of M Farm Family
Chamber Ambassadors visit three local businesses
Celeste Edenloff returns to Echo Press
Dew Drop Inn changes ownership
Beach named editor of Echo Press
New rules implemented for telemarketers
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
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
January 16, 2011
Store opens at Minneapolis airport offering eco-friendly fashions
Natural Element has opened at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (MSP) offering organic, recycled and sustainable clothing, footwear and accessories to the traveling public. Located at Terminal 1, Natural Element is one of the first shops of its kind to offer all eco-conscious...
January 16, 2011 - 11:38am
November 23, 2010
Airport work flying along
Work to replace the roof at the Alexandria Airport is progressing nicely. The city of Alexandria and the Minnesota Department of Transportation...
November 23, 2010 - 12:00am
November 21, 2010
Busier Thanksgiving expected at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport
MINNEAPOLIS-ST. PAUL-- With travel demand increasing, officials at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (MSP) anticipate 5 to 7 percent more people will travel through MSP this Thanksgiving than did for the holiday in 2009. "Passenger levels at Minneapolis-St. Paul International...
November 21, 2010 - 2:55pm
November 20, 2010
Klobuchar wants air travelers better informed of new pat-down procedures
At a Senate Commerce Committee hearing this week, U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar called on the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) to better inform U.S. air travelers about new passenger screening and pat-down procedures recently put in place in advance of the holiday season....
November 20, 2010 - 8:43am
July 2, 2010
American Barnstormers take to the skies this weekend
The American Barnstormers Tour, a nostalgic salute to the barnstormers who ventured across America during the 1920s seeking fame and fortune in their biplanes, is scheduled to visit Iowa, South Dakota, North Dakota and Minnesota - including Alexandria - on their third biannual tour...
July 2, 2010 - 12:00am
June 11, 2010
American Legion to host breakfast at Alex airport
The Alexandria American Legion Post 87 is hosting a Belgian waffle breakfast for veterans. The theme of the breakfast is, "They do it for us, let's do it for them!" The event will take place on Saturday, June 12 from 8 a.m. to noon at the Alexandria Airport. The cost is $7 for...
June 11, 2010 - 12:00am
April 5, 2010
Flying out of the Twin Cities soon? Read this
MINNEAPOLIS-ST. PAUL -- The days of driving to the Minneapolis-St.
April 5, 2010 - 10:14am
January 27, 2010
To Haiti...on a wing and a prayer
Organizers of a flight to bring emergency supplies to Haiti prepared to load more than 500 pounds of medicine, rice, formula, tarps and sleeping...
January 27, 2010 - 12:05am
November 23, 2009
Fargo airport sees growth
FARGO -- Fargo's Hector International Airport is flying higher than ever - thanks in part to individuals and businesses in western Minnesota,...
November 23, 2009 - 11:17am
November 18, 2009
Airport service from St. Cloud to Chicago considered
Here's a chance to have a voice in the future of St. Cloud air service. The St.
November 18, 2009 - 12:00am