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February 6, 2017
Rollover causes minor injuries near Alexandria
February 6, 2017 - 10:01am
January 27, 2017
Dennis Anhalt, long-time news director for KXRA Radio, is retiring from full-time duties at the station. Anhalt said he tries to be the same person on the air as he is off the air. For his folksy, down-home approach, he's been described as the Garrison Keillor of West Central Minnesota. (Al Edenloff | Echo Press)
Anhalt leaves them laughing
January 27, 2017 - 6:00am
January 20, 2017
IT'S OUR TURN: Tough choices on sex abuse story
January 20, 2017 - 8:00am
Climate change movie to be shown in Alexandria
January 20, 2017 - 7:00am
January 16, 2017
Smoke billows from a mobile home that caught fire at the Meadowland Estates near the Viking Plaza in south Alexandria Friday morning. (Beth Leipholtz | Echo Press)play button
Update: Four pets die in mobile home fire (w/video)
January 16, 2017 - 7:34am
January 13, 2017
State says police did not discriminate against mentally ill man
January 13, 2017 - 10:00am
January 11, 2017
Pilot Joshua Jones mingles with some of the first responders during a Jan. 9 get together for all involved in the helicopter crash. (Beth Leipholtz | Echo Press)
Tragic night turns to celebration
January 11, 2017 - 10:17am
The hometown coloring books are filled with pages featuring familiar sights from around the towns. The Alexandria one features Big Ole, Noonan Park and the Alexandria Area High School logo, among other Alexandria landmarks. (Beth Leipholtz | Echo Press)
Putting some color in Alexandria
January 11, 2017 - 9:00am
January 9, 2017
Rollover injures driver in Hudson Township
January 9, 2017 - 10:51pm
Woman injured in crash north of Alexandria
January 9, 2017 - 10:40pm
January 6, 2017
In November, Pamela Baer was legally blind and made an appointment with the Minnesota Eye Institute to figure out what her options were. After deciding she could not afford cataract surgery, Dr. Kent Carlson encouraged her to apply for the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery’s Operation Sight program. She was approved and now has 20/20 vision. (Beth Leipholtz | Echo Press)
From legally blind to 20/20
January 6, 2017 - 10:00am
2017 Alexandria Lakes Area Visitors Guide is now available
January 6, 2017 - 9:00am
January 4, 2017
Chase suspect sentenced
January 4, 2017 - 12:23pm
The city's sidewalk snow and ice removal policy states that the owner or tenant of private property abutting the public sidewalk is responsible for removing all snow and ice within 24 hours after the snow or ice event has ended.
Is your sidewalk clear of snow?
January 4, 2017 - 7:00am
December 29, 2016
A sedan lies on its roof after skidding off eastbound Interstate 94 just west of Barnesville, Minn., and rolling. The accident was one of 32 reported by 1 p.m., Minnesota State Patrol Sgt Jesse Grabow said. Photo courtesy of Minnesota State Patrol
Blow ice turns west-central Minnesota roads into ice rinks
December 29, 2016 - 2:49pm