Skip to main content
Woman who rolled car on I-94 sentenced
Get ready for Art in the Park this weekend
Law Enforcement Blotter: Wednesday, July 26
Minnesota revokes day care license after 2-year-old found in street
Fines to increase in Minn. for failing to stop for school buses
Parkers Prairie adds cross country, hockey this school year
Junior Legion state baseball: Alexandria takes lessons from 0-2 trip
Local teams ready to compete for Region 16C title
Resorters veteran wins MGA Amateur Championship
Prairie Fire Children's Theatre looking for 'Tom Sawyer' actors
A wish come true for Kennedi Hay
A sweet setup to fight cancer
Garden concert features New Orleans sound
Engaged - Sharp and Kasper
Engaged - McCulloch and Bakker
Engaged - Steffel and Spangrud
Engaged - Friedrichs and Werk
Big smallmouth caught on Miltona
Equipment switch does the trick
A sunny day on Cowdry
Should have got a bigger net: Eight-year old lands 50-incher on Miltona
Mike Frisch: Froggin' for big bass
Steven Brian Ignowski
Shirley Ann Faehnrich
Alvin E. Sibell
David "Dave" A. Dittberner
Observations from the Archives: 1967: High-voltage wire claims three lives
Letter: Medicaid cuts hurt rural seniors
Echo Press Editorial: Keep school debate on the high road
Commentary: Memories of a heroes' welcome home
In The Know: Preparing for emergencies
Millerville gets hands-on with butter
Tractors to parade down 36 mile memory lane
Douglas County 4-H campers
Cattlemen invite public to July 11 get-together
4-H announces K-3 summer camps
Schwan's announces acquisitions as frozen food company beefs up its pizza business
Aagard expands to pull all workers into one building
A new place for ink opens in Alexandria
Author Faith Sullivan to sign books in Alexandria
Knute Nelson partners with Centrex Rehab, adds memory care unit
hires and promotions
on the street
March 17, 2017
Alexandria's J.C. Penney store not on closure list
Eight J.C. Penney stores in Minnesota are slated for closing but not the Alexandria location, according to a list the company released as part...
March 17, 2017 - 2:32pm
Alexandria man pays $355 for coffee mug to honor late wife
Jeffrey Carlson of Alexandria never imagined he would spend $355 on a coffee mug on eBay – a mug he could purchase for $5 elsewhere. But when...
March 17, 2017 - 11:46am
March 16, 2017
Update: Why were charges reduced in drunk driving case?
A plea agreement in the case of a 42-year-old Sauk Centre woman accused of hitting a 23-month-old toddler with her car while driving drunk in...
March 16, 2017 - 8:31am
March 13, 2017
Man survives after car launches, hits ice
The fact that 38-year-old James Sundby of Wadena is alive after driving his car off an embankment, flying over 210 feet of open water and coming...
March 13, 2017 - 4:01pm
March 10, 2017
Bill could allow NorthStar students to earn school credits
ST. PAUL—Public high school students in Minnesota could earn up to one-third of their credits at a private school if a new state Senate...
March 10, 2017 - 4:49pm
March 9, 2017
Alexandria man facing charges for possessing counterfeit bills
An Alexandria man was arrested in Benton County after a routine traffic stop and is facing charges of possessing counterfeit currency. According...
March 9, 2017 - 8:47am
March 8, 2017
Bending in the wind
Some yards in Douglas County these days look like a nearby twig factory blew up. Sticks and branches are scattered all over the place. That'll...
March 8, 2017 - 2:05pm
Families coping with congenital heart defects get support
Lasting Imprint recently organized a pizza and pool party for area families with children who are affected by congenital heart defects. Eleven...
March 8, 2017 - 10:00am
Sunday liquor sales passes, but needs local OK
A bill repealing Minnesota's 159-year-old ban on Sunday liquor store sales is headed to Gov. Mark Dayton, but Alexandria and many other municipalities will need to take action at the local level. The Minnesota House voted 88-39 on Thursday, March 2, to accept the Senate's version...
March 8, 2017 - 6:00am
March 7, 2017
Update: Police seek tips for burglaries at Fat Daddy's, Garden Center
Alexandria police continue to investigate a report of cash and other items being stolen from Garden Center Lanes and Fat Daddy’s Bar and Grill...
March 7, 2017 - 1:50pm
March 6, 2017
Level-three sex offender returns to Alexandria
A level-three sex offender, who has moved in and out of Alexandria several times, is returning to the area. Calvin Maurice Larkins Jr., 24, is...
March 6, 2017 - 11:54am
March 3, 2017
Alexandria again tops list of Minnesota retirement spots
For the second year in a row, Alexandria has come out on top of a survey that ranks the best cities in Minnesota for retirees. The rankings by SmartAsset.com consider access to health care, taxes, and recreational and social opportunities in the community. In the three years of the...
March 3, 2017 - 9:00am
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