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Names sought for veterans memorial
Council to set hearing on developer's tax request
Can you SKOL? The Echo Press wants to hear your best chant
Students, businesses give each other a lift
County board: 'We want to support our veterans'
Sports schedule for Saturday, Jan. 20
Boys basketball: Panthers roll past B-E for 13th straight win
Girls basketball: Osakis finding its way after fourth win in last five games
Vikings WR Thielen questionable but expected to play vs. Eagles
Boys basketball: Hoepner's trey sinks the Storm
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
Toys for Kids reaches 165 children
What would Mr. Fitzgerald think?
A space for young learners: Library exhibit combines science and art
One page at a time: Library can help you through the holidays
Marlin & Nora Hoglund
DNR release: Spring turkey hunt applications for season A and B due soon
Alexandria's Dresch makes "the ice angler's landing net"
Mike Frisch: Good winter crappie action
Lake trout surprises Northwest Angle fisherman
Morken: South Dakota is still worth the hunt
Leland "Lee" Hedstrom
Roger E. Cole
Bryan John Appelget
Roger E. Cole
Rapp clarifies his veteran status
Guest Editorial: Here's what to know about Facebook feeds
Letter: Pilot offers an apology on hangar issue
Letter: Beginning farmers stand to benefit from proposed act
Letter: Zaun's commentary was right on
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
Downtown loses antique store
Rose City Bar and Grill to open Feb. 1
Minimum wage rises
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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.
14 hours 54 min ago
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
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