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Student-run restaurant opens Friday
Meet the new Pet of the Week: Lukah (w/video)
Law enforcement blotter: Tuesday, March 28
Boat wrap recycling begins in April
Glitz and glamour
Morken: Calm and collected got the job done for Simpson
More honors for Chargers as three named All-Pheasant Conference
Playing with heart
Osakis track and field: New year, new challenges
Alexandria's Hannah Boraas cards hole-in-one in Utah
DOUBLE LIVES: Art of two kinds
STEAM Expo enters third year
DECA students finish strong at state competition
Being that change: Alexandria man focuses on the positive
Alexandria Public School elementary students 'cash in' on creativity
Births - March 24, 2017
Births - March 17, 2017
Births - March 8, 2017
Engaged - Freiderich and Blumhoefer
Births - March 3, 2017
Viking Sportsmen celebrate 30 years of their kid's food plot program
Mike Frisch: What's my walleye line?
Art of every size, shape and color
DNR release: Catch-and-release summer walleye season announced for Mille Lacs
Carvers coming to the RCC
Glenn W. Cording
Janice Carol Schultz
Nancy A. Pedersen
Robert "Bob" E. Montbriand
FROM THE ARCHIVES - 1967: 3M plant construction started in Alexandria
IN THE KNOW: What competencies do we want?
LETTER: Miracle on ice thumbs up
LETTER: GOP plan guaranteed to fail
GUEST EDITORIAL: A message from the enemy of the people
Minnesota Farmers Union to host rural issues discussion
Agriculture going strong in Douglas County
Douglas County Master Gardeners present Let's Get Growing workshop
Wussows named a Yieldmaster contest winner
Nominate a Farm Mom of the Year
Cherry Berry closes
Edgewater Natural Family Medicine to host grand opening
Coffee lover branches out: Alexandria man turns roasting into a side business
Ecumen Bethany Community receives Customer Experience Award
Parkers Prairie bar and grill is first to serve liquor
hires and promotions
On The Street
March 3, 2017
Where are the sex offenders?
When people hear that a sex offender is moving to their town, alarm bells ring in their heads. Another one? Why are they moving here? Should...
March 3, 2017 - 6:00am
February 24, 2017
From a mess to success
A reconstruction project on Alexandria's Broadway in 2014 was a big mess that ripped up the street, disrupted traffic and worried business owners....
February 24, 2017 - 6:00am
February 17, 2017
LETTER: Do some thinking and research
To the editor: I watched the Thursday video of the marchers on Broadway. They appeared to me to be some of the most uninformed, misled and misinformed people I have ever seen. It was like looking at the Democratic talking points. I am not an immigrant. We are not all immigrants....
February 17, 2017 - 10:04am
February 14, 2017
Level-three sex offender moving to Alexandria
A level three sex offender will be moving to Alexandria next week. Charles Gerald Mikkelson, 47, will be released on Feb. 21 after serving his...
February 14, 2017 - 3:01pm
February 10, 2017
Unclaimed mysteries: Police seek owners of stolen property
Are you missing a telescope or a piece of art? Authorities may have found it. Last month, the Alexandria Police Department released a couple...
February 10, 2017 - 6:00am
February 8, 2017
UPDATED: Exposure, burglary charges filed against chase suspect
A man suspected of burglarizing a house in Nelson and later exposing himself outside the Target store in Alexandria was arrested after a chase...
February 8, 2017 - 3:33pm
EDITORIAL: Marches show that people care
Public marches, rallies, protests, demonstrations, whatever you want to call them, are as American as the Boston Tea Party. Gatherings give people...
February 8, 2017 - 7:00am
February 6, 2017
Rollover causes minor injuries near Alexandria
A 22-year-old Minneapolis man suffered minor injuries in a rollover east of Alexandria Saturday afternoon. Abdirahman Shukri Gama was driving a Kia Rio west on Interstate 94 about three miles east of Alexandria at about 1:15 p.m. He told the State Patrol that he was worried about...
February 6, 2017 - 10:01am
January 27, 2017
Anhalt leaves them laughing
So many memories. So many pranks and jokes shared with coworkers. So many listeners who will miss him. Dennis Anhalt, KXRA Radio news director...
January 27, 2017 - 6:00am
January 20, 2017
IT'S OUR TURN: Tough choices on sex abuse story
Sexual abuse claims are tricky for editors. Newspapers generally do not identify people who are victims of sexual abuse and the Echo Press follows that guideline. The exception usually comes when a person comes forward to say they were a victim of sexual abuse. That was the case in...
January 20, 2017 - 8:00am
Climate change movie to be shown in Alexandria
A movie about climate change, "Years of Living Dangerously," will be shown at the Grand Arbor Theater, 4403 Pioneer Road SE, Alexandria on Monday, Jan. 23 at 4 p.m. Produced by National Geographic, the movie tells the story of citizen activism in Congress and the advances in transforming...
January 20, 2017 - 7:00am
January 16, 2017
Update: Four pets die in mobile home fire (w/video)
The Alexandria Fire Department was paged to a mobile home fire at Meadowland Estates near the Viking Plaza at about 11 a.m. this morning, Friday....
January 16, 2017 - 7:34am
January 13, 2017
State says police did not discriminate against mentally ill man
After an investigation into the way Alexandria police responded to a case involving a mentally ill man, a state agency has decided that the officers didn't discriminate against the man based on his disability. The recent ruling by the Minnesota Department of Human Rights stemmed from...
January 13, 2017 - 10:00am
January 11, 2017
Tragic night turns to celebration
The last time many first responders saw North Memorial pilot Joshua Jones, flight paramedic Miles Weske and flight nurse Scott Scepaniak, the...
January 11, 2017 - 10:17am
Putting some color in Alexandria
When Steve Deitz was young, he dreamed of being an artist when he grew up. He even pursued art in college, before deciding music was a better...
January 11, 2017 - 9:00am