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August 24, 2016
This aerial photo shows where NorthStar Christian Academy (smaller building on top of photo) is being constructed. It's located to the north of Alexandria Area High School.  (Celeste Edenloff | Echo Press)
Students can earn credits, use release time at NCA
August 24, 2016 - 12:00am
New effort tries to draw more people into area
August 24, 2016 - 12:00am
August 19, 2016
After a wet start to the Douglas County Fair on Thursday, Calorie Lane was packed with hungry people Friday evening.
Douglas County Fair is in full swing
August 19, 2016 - 8:11pm
August 18, 2016
Mike and Sarah Sprengeler help their daughter, Julia, with her 4H entry in the poultry barn at the Douglas County Fair Wednesday. Poultry are returning to the fair this year after a statewide ban last year due to the bird flu outbreak.
Poultry return to the fair
August 18, 2016 - 12:16pm
August 17, 2016
School board approves NCA's release time request
August 17, 2016 - 4:42pm
August 16, 2016
Cody Drewes (right) talks about his Lego spaceship entry with 4H judge Dyan Tigges Monday evening at the Douglas County Fairgrounds. Tuesday is Open Class entry day, with the fair beginning on Thursday.
Douglas County Fair begins Thursday
August 16, 2016 - 8:37am
August 10, 2016
Singers invited to raise up voices in new choir
August 10, 2016 - 12:00am
August 5, 2016
Wanted: Your ideas for the fairgrounds
August 5, 2016 - 12:00am
Alexandria assessor named to state board
August 5, 2016 - 12:00am
Energy upgrades under way in Alexandria
August 5, 2016 - 12:00am
August 1, 2016
City seeks ideas on future of fairgrounds
August 1, 2016 - 4:36pm
July 27, 2016
Participants in the bean bag tournament aim for targets on the other side of the street during the Party in the Street in downtown Alexandria.  (Photos by Lowell Anderson, Echo Press)
A knockout Party in the Street
July 27, 2016 - 12:00am
July 25, 2016
People of all ages enjoy eating, drinking, and listening to live music Friday evening at the Party in the Street in downtown Alexandria. One of the events at the party was a slow bike race, where the last one to cross the finish line was the winner. play button
Crowds enjoy Party in the Street in Alexandria
July 25, 2016 - 9:28am
July 22, 2016
NFL Hall of Famer and former Vikings coach Bud Grant shares a smile with Alexandria's Sue Birhanzel as they shake hands on Friday evening. Birhanzel was the first in line to get Grant's autograph. (Eric Morken | Echo Press)play button
Bud Grant signing brings back fond memories for Vikings fans
July 22, 2016 - 7:31pm
July 15, 2016
Alexandria keeps growing and growing and ...
July 15, 2016 - 12:00am