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Law Enforcement Blotter: Monday, August 21
Northern Minn. man arrested for DUI trying to take son to hospital after he fell in fire
Moments of silence
Update: Boy helped sister escape before his death in rollover
Solar Eclipse: 1:05
Sports schedule for Tuesday, Aug. 22
B-E Golf Tournament fundraiser postponed
Sports schedule for Monday, Aug. 21
Tennis: Osakis starts 2-0 at Pequot Lakes
Sports schedule for Saturday, Aug. 19
Garden experiment produces sky-high sunflowers
Refresher courses offered for older drivers
Christian group forms to challenge government corruption, tyranny
Johnson - Engebretson
Northern on Brophy
Beau knows bass
Lecy strings some nice ones
Lake Ida Tourney sets record weight for Reel Team Bass
DNR: Starry stonewort confirmed in Lake Minnewaska
Richard (Dick) Emery Zunker
Jerry Lee Busch
Georgia Rose Gerth
Betty A. Johnson
Delores M. Johnson
Letter: Minneapolis' move to restrict menthol is inspiring
THUMBS UP/THUMBS DOWN: Views of the Echo Press Editorial Board
It's Our Turn: Will we let hatred divide us?
Letter: We need to work and pray together
Commentary: Think of the possibilities new school would bring
Tomato tasting at the library
What's wrong with my tomato plant?
There's still time to plant veggies
Haying and grazing OK on some Conservation Reserve land
Millerville gets hands-on with butter
Glenwood resort receives Century Resort designation
Minnesota adds 7,700 jobs in July; unemployment rate unchanged
Grant helps Glenwood with downtown facelift
Leadership change at Runestone Museum
Schwan's announces acquisitions as frozen food company beefs up its pizza business
hires and promotions
on the street
August 16, 2017
WEDNESDAY UPDATE: Searchers gather again, police seek info about people seen on trail
The Alexandria Police Department is asking for the public’s help in locating people seen with 15-year-old Jasmine Block the day before she...
August 16, 2017 - 7:38pm
Commentary: City doesn't have right to ban new wells
By Steven Traut, Alexandria, MN
August 16, 2017 - 8:48am
August 14, 2017
Work to begin on Walmart frontage road
Construction on the Walmart frontage road — Walmart Drive — from 44th Ave. to Twin Boulevard in Alexandria will begin on or after Wednesday, August 16. The frontage road work will consist of replacing all existing pavement, adding curb and gutter and installing a sidewalk...
August 14, 2017 - 11:23am
August 9, 2017
In the Know: Alexandria -- a city of civility
What a great year I had as president of the Coalition of Greater Minnesota Cities! It was an honor, pleasure and privilege to represent this group that represents the very specific needs of rural Minnesota cities through members voting a slate of issues and legislative lobbying to...
August 9, 2017 - 6:22am
July 22, 2017
Letter: Welcome sign needs attention
To the editor: I understand there has been a movement to update the "Welcome to Alexandria" logo and signage. This would be all well and good if, along with the welcome sign, would come some sort of desire or plan to keep the sign at the edge of town landscaped, mowed, weeded and...
July 22, 2017 - 8:34am
July 21, 2017
Alexandria celebrates in the streets
For the fourth year in a row, Alexandria is barricading Broadway Friday night for its annual "Party in the Street." Begun as a way to celebrate...
July 21, 2017 - 5:32pm
July 7, 2017
Liquor sales were brisk on first Sunday
Liquor sales in Douglas County were bubbling over on July 2 — the first time off-sale liquor has been allowed in the state on a Sunday,...
July 7, 2017 - 3:29pm
July 2, 2017
National Elks leaders visit Alexandria
The Alexandria Elks Lodge hosted the Minnesota Elks Convention on June 23-24. Elks leaders at the state and national level attended, including...
July 2, 2017 - 11:42am
June 24, 2017
Drum and bugle corps perform in Alexandria w/video
Drum corps, including Minnesota Brass, River City Rhythm, the Govenaires and Chops, along with several high school marching bands, performed...
June 24, 2017 - 8:37pm
June 14, 2017
Theatre L'Homme Dieu partners with ATCC to improve facility
When a Beatles tribute band takes the stage at Theatre L'Homme Dieu on Thursday and Friday, they'll tread brand-new boards. "Our stage was in...
June 14, 2017 - 7:00pm
June 12, 2017
Update: Garbage truck catches fire west of Alexandria
Firefighters from the Alexandria Fire Department put out a fire in a West Central Sanitation garbage truck just west of Alexandria Monday afternoon....
June 12, 2017 - 4:06pm
A teacher's inspiration
On a cold February day 18 years ago, Phil Kiltie received a letter he never expected. "I still remember walking out to the mailbox that day...
June 12, 2017 - 8:00am
June 8, 2017
Tiny beetle poses big threat to Alexandria's many ash trees
Alexandria is preparing for an invasion. A tiny beetle about a half-inch long could wipe out the most popular kind of tree in the city, ash trees....
June 8, 2017 - 6:22am
June 2, 2017
Commentary: How to unclog bottlenecks in Alexandria
By James Anderke, Alexandria, MN To whom it may concern, which is everybody driving through Alexandria on a daily basis. There are a few intersections...
June 2, 2017 - 2:30pm
May 23, 2017
1 killed, another injured after van collides with semi
ROSEAU, Minn. — A Roseau man died after his van crashed into a semi late Monday, May 22. Minnesota State Patrol says 42-year-old Jack...
May 23, 2017 - 5:09am