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December 23, 2016
Water covered the Legion Park basketball court in Alexandria Tuesday after the park department flooded it to prepare for ice skating this winter. (Lowell Anderson | Echo Press)
Ice skaters urged to be patient
December 23, 2016 - 6:00am
Nicole Fernholz (left) of the Alexandria Area Economic Development Commission, Nicole Botzet (center, back), a friend of Escape Room owner Lindsay Auran, and Kristen Faber (front, right) of Explore Alexandria Tourism work through the first puzzles in Aunt Bea’s Cabin. If players get stumped, Auran can feed them clues through the monitor in the room. (Beth Leipholtz | Echo Press)
Make your escape to a new attraction
December 23, 2016 - 6:00am
December 22, 2016
Water covered the Legion Park basketball court in Alexandria Tuesday after the park department flooded it to prepare for ice skating this winter. (Lowell Anderson | Echo Press)
Ice skaters urged to be patient
December 22, 2016 - 9:01am
December 20, 2016
A ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the end of a two-year project on Highway 29 in south Alexandria took place on a chilly Monday afternoon in the Fleet Farm parking lot near the bridge. City and county leaders attended, along with the Minnesota Department of Transportation and the contractor, Central Specialties. (Al Edenloff | Echo Press)
The end of a long road
December 20, 2016 - 10:55am
December 19, 2016
Bello Cucina will be closed for two weeks for repairs after a pipe burst.
UPDATE: After pipe burst, Bello Cucina to reopen Tuesday
December 19, 2016 - 3:11pm
December 14, 2016
Juvenile trumpeter swans are gray in the fall and winter.  (Lowell Anderson | Echo Press)
Trumpeter swans finding a home around Alexandria
December 14, 2016 - 12:00am
December 13, 2016
City bumps levy up 2.75 percent
December 13, 2016 - 12:28am
December 12, 2016
The Canadian Pacific Holiday Train is one of two that travel across Canada and the U.S. in November and December. (Lowell Anderson | Echo Press)
Singing in the snow
December 12, 2016 - 5:08pm
December 8, 2016
Mall evacuated after bomb threat; no bomb found
December 8, 2016 - 7:03am
December 7, 2016
IN THE KNOW: It's Christmastime in the city
December 7, 2016 - 7:00am
December 3, 2016
Alexandria firefighters responded to a fire at Lakeside Village Apartments on Saturday, Dec. 3. (Jeff Beach / Echo Press)
Fire breaks out in Alexandria apartment
December 3, 2016 - 10:50am
December 2, 2016
Burglary suspect caught after being trapped in garage
December 2, 2016 - 9:41am
During his time in Minnesota, Juan Bayardo was able to experience the aftermath of the winter’s first snowfall. (Contributed)
50 gigs in 50 states
December 2, 2016 - 7:36am
The temperature on the Bell Bank sign in Alexandria shows slightly above freezing on the last day of November. (Lowell Anderson  Echo Press)
A record-warm November
December 2, 2016 - 7:00am
November 30, 2016
Alexandria senior Sarah Finley listens to head coach Molly Arola during a practice on Nov. 23. Finley is in her first season as the starting goaltender for the Cardinals are backing up Amy Jost the last two years. (Eric Morken | Echo Press)
Alex girls hockey: Finley gets her shot
November 30, 2016 - 12:00am