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September 30, 2016
Supporters and volunteers for the Douglas County Outreach Food Shelf gather for a ceremonial groundbreaking. They included representatives from Hagstrom Engineering, Widseth Smith Nolting and Associates, Innovative Builders, The Salvation Army, Douglas Machine and members of the food shelf board and building committee. (Al Edenloff | Echo Press)
Food shelf expanding to meet growing need
23 hours 57 min ago
Runestone Museum gets new awnings
September 30, 2016 - 12:00am
September 28, 2016
Bridge work affects 50th Avenue, roundabout area
September 28, 2016 - 12:00am
Minnesota Lt. Gov. Tina Smith (center) shares a point with Dr. Laura Urban, president of the Alexandria Technical and Community College, during her visit Sept. 23. (Al Edenloff | Echo Press)
College helps students in financial jams
September 28, 2016 - 12:00am
Weber and Weske planned to marry Oct. 5. The wedding will have to be rescheduled, as Weske could be in the hospital for months to come. (Contributed)
Trying to pull through
September 28, 2016 - 12:00am
September 22, 2016
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources provided this image of zebra mussels that were found in Lake Andrew.
Zebra mussels found in Lake Andew
September 22, 2016 - 11:55am
September 21, 2016
Bowlers compete in Strike Out Illiteracy at Garden Center in Alexandria Tuesday. (Al Edenloff | Echo Press)play button
Bowlers and businesses strike out illiteracy (w/video)
September 21, 2016 - 2:20pm
September 19, 2016
Three people are in critical condition after this North Memorial Care helicopter crashed into the trees at 1438 Lakeside Drive on the east side of Lake Winona in Alexandria early Saturday morning.  (Lowell Anderson | Echo Press)play button
UPDATE: Helicopter wreckage pulled from crash site w/video
September 19, 2016 - 8:10pm
Fire destroys hay shed in Forada
September 19, 2016 - 7:26am
September 16, 2016
Firefighters spray foam onto a garbage truck that caught fire on Interstate 94 in Douglas County on Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2016. (Jeff Beach / Echo Press)play button
Garbage truck catches fire on I-94 w/video
September 16, 2016 - 9:39am
Firefighters spray foam onto a garbage truck that caught fire on Interstate 94 in Douglas County on Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2016. (Jeff Beach / Echo Press)play button
Garbage truck catches fire on I-94
September 16, 2016 - 12:00am
September 15, 2016
Two from Alex injured in Glenwood crash
September 15, 2016 - 4:27pm
Alexandria area awarded grant to empower youth to be alcohol-free
September 15, 2016 - 12:13am
September 14, 2016
A garage was damaged at Alexandria Light and Power after a suspect allegedly stole an ALP truck and drove through a wall. The wall was later pushed back into place and marked with barriers. (Al Edenloff | Echo Press)
Suspect charged after driving through wall at ALP
September 14, 2016 - 10:16pm
West leg of 50th Ave. to close for a week
September 14, 2016 - 1:44pm