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Law Enforcement Blotter: Wednesday, September 20
UPDATE: Driver identified in fatal motorcycle crash on I-94
Gravel pit ‘would ruin this little town’ neighbors say
Mediation to begin today over veto by Gov. Dayton
Murder charges reinstated in 2013 stabbing
Sports schedule for Thursday, Sept. 21
Cross country: Chargers see progress in Melrose
Cross Country: WCA sets records and takes first in Melrose
Tennis: Lakers sweep Melrose, 7-0
Volleyball: Knights surrender to Frazee in three sets
Country Blossom Farm holds baking, eating contests
Community Education classes available
Events promote talking about suicide
Ecumen gives look at daytime senior care
New musicians invited to Open Mic Night
Don & Betty Kuelbs
Gary & Molly Buse
Gary & Molly Buse
DNR release: Optimistic about Saturday's duck opener
Posted, but done properly? Rules, prosecuting case can be complicated
Mike Frisch: Cover more water
A whirlwind of a win: Alexandria anglers take big payday in first pro tournament
DNR roadside survey: Pheasant index down 26 percent
Lorraine K. Porter
Richard A. King
Harold M. Olson
Letter: Confederate statues promote division
Letter: No right way to protest
Echo Press Editorial: A wake-up call about drunk driving
In the Know: Armor - an unfortunate necessity
Observations from the Archives: 1992: Minnesotans pitch in after Hurricane Andrew hits
Dairy council seeks candidates
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
On The Street
Feds allow more time for comment on Internet access
Alexandria ReStore remains open, plans expansion
Glenwood resort receives Century Resort designation
Minnesota adds 7,700 jobs in July; unemployment rate unchanged
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June 12, 2017
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
May 18, 2017
Education foundation funds iPads, robotics equipment
Science equipment, iPads and 360-degree cameras are among 16 projects funded for the next school year by The Alexandria Education Foundation’s 2017 Teacher Innovation Grant Awards. The foundation awarded $44,342 for the 2017-2018 school year for projects benefiting more than...
May 18, 2017 - 6:37pm
May 16, 2017
Beware of ransomware scams
The Alexandria Police Department is warning residents and businesses about ransomware scams. Scammers are taking advantage of people's fear about computer viruses by asking them to follow specific directions on their computers and telling them they need to fix issues they are having,...
May 16, 2017 - 4:17pm
May 15, 2017
Douglas Finishing receives Tri-State's Member of the Year Award
Douglas Finishing of Alexandria has been named the Tri-State Manufacturers' Association 2016 Member of the Year. According to a news release...
May 15, 2017 - 7:51am
May 13, 2017
Farmers Market opens in Alexandria
The Alexandria Farmers Market opened for the season on Saturday. It was busy for the first couple of hours; some of the vendors sold all of their...
May 13, 2017 - 1:20pm
May 5, 2017
Three named to education hall of fame
A Naval officer, an author and a radio personality will join the Alexandria Education Foundation Hall of Fame this fall. The inductees, announced...
May 5, 2017 - 12:01pm
Agency serving low-income residents opens Alexandria office
An agency that offers 13 different programs including Head Start, heating assistance and free tax preparation now has an office in Alexandria. West Central Minnesota Communities Action, Inc., is at 503 Hawthorne Street, Suite 45. Based in Elbow Lake, Communities Action is $10 million...
May 5, 2017 - 6:52am
May 4, 2017
Bike courier originally from Alexandria injured in hit-and-run
A 26-year-old bike courier originally from Alexandria is recuperating after what police tell him could have been an intentional hit-and-run in...
May 4, 2017 - 12:00pm
May 3, 2017
Two juveniles arrested after chase in Alexandria
Two juveniles were taken into custody early Tuesday morning after leading authorities on a chase in Alexandria. At 12:32 a.m, a Douglas County sheriff's deputy saw a vehicle driving east on Third Ave. East and attempted to stop it for a traffic violation. The vehicle began to accelarate...
May 3, 2017 - 7:41am
May 1, 2017
A MAY DAY SNOW
A truck spreads sand on McKay Avenue in Alexandria on Monday morning after a heavy, wet snow made the first day of May look more like March....
May 1, 2017 - 3:54pm
April 29, 2017
Update: 12-year-old drowning victim identified
The dive team and the Douglas County Sheriff’s Department were called Friday evening to search for a 13-yr-old in a swampy area next to the...
April 29, 2017 - 5:12pm
April 20, 2017
YOU ASKED: What's with the graffiti around town?
Graffiti is not a new problem, nor is it a problem unique to the Alexandria area. But recently, the word "rise" has been spray painted in numerous...
April 20, 2017 - 6:26am