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Update: School bus driver cited in minor crash
6 hours 36 min ago
January 18, 2018
Victim identified in fatal fire
January 18, 2018 - 3:11pm
Fire investigation: Cause of death released but not ID
January 18, 2018 - 12:36pm
January 9, 2018
Smoking led to fatal fire, say investigators
January 9, 2018 - 5:54pm
December 28, 2017
Before taking off on her first orientation flight, Civil Air Patrol Cadet Greta Lindquist, who is a ninth grader in Benson, goes over the checklist with her instructor, Major Jake Heffron from the Brainerd Composite Squadron. Lundquist is the only active cadet of the Alexandria Composite Squadron. (Contributed)
Taking to the skies: 14-year-old Civil Air Patrol cadet takes first orientation flight
December 28, 2017 - 7:26am
What is the Civil Air Patrol?
December 28, 2017 - 7:25am
December 18, 2017
An early morning fire destroyed a garage at 2015 Homestead Road NE near Nelson Saturday. The detached garage was a total loss. Two nearby vehicles were also heavily damaged. (Lowell Anderson / Echo Press)
Fire destroys garage, damages vehicles near Nelson
December 18, 2017 - 12:07pm
December 8, 2017
Students hold up letters spelling Woodland while another student reads a poem during a celebration program Friday afternoon in honor of  Woodland Elementary School receiving the National Blue Ribbon School award. (Lowell Anderson / Echo Press)
Woodland school receives National Blue Ribbon award
December 8, 2017 - 3:23pm
December 5, 2017
The city of Alexandria requires all snow and ice removed from a sidewalk within 24 hours after the snow or ice event has ended. (Beth Leipholtz / Echo Press file photo)
Snow must be removed from city sidewalks
December 5, 2017 - 9:09am
November 21, 2017
Greater Minnesota cities urge action on bonding, aid, streets
November 21, 2017 - 1:13pm
November 20, 2017
Alexandria Light and Power workers Matt Duenow (top) and Bob Steidl put up Christmas decorations along Broadway Monday in preparation for the holiday season. Christmas lights in Alexandria will be turned on this Friday night during the annual Christmas in the Fort celebration at the Runestone Museum. (Lowell Anderson / Echo Press)
Christmas decorations go up on Broadway
November 20, 2017 - 1:23pm
November 8, 2017
Mathias Turbes
Man sentenced in heroin overdose case
November 8, 2017 - 12:10pm
November 1, 2017
Snow fell on sidewalks and streets in Alexandria Wednesday morning as the first day of November brought a taste of winter to the area. The forecast shows snow showers this evening followed by another rain and snow mix this weekend. (Lowell Anderson / Echo Press)
November brings a taste of winter
November 1, 2017 - 11:03am
October 31, 2017
Austin Boutain (Photo courtesy of the Salt Lake Tribune)
Utah shooting, Colorado homicide suspect has ties to Alexandria
October 31, 2017 - 9:39am
October 2, 2017
Recently opened at 630 Broadway Street, Flourish Boutique sells a variety of women’s clothing, jewelry, makeup and Minnesota apparel. (Beth Leipholtz | Echo Press)
New in town: Several retail businesses open in Alexandria
October 2, 2017 - 8:16am