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Out and About - Independence Day
News Briefs: Man dies after being pinned by tractor
UPDATE: I94 rollover crash injures one person
News Briefs: Company fined for pollution violations
‘trip of a lifetime’
Blue Anchors offense struggles against Eau Claire (w/video)
Blue Anchors lose fourth straight as offense struggles
Sports schedule for Thursday, July 10
Legion baseball: Alexandria wins eighth straight
Legion baseball: Alexandria gets back on track
Tour of gardens set for Sunday, July 13
Local author traces Alexandria history through postcards
Exchange students seeking host families in Alexandria
Engaged - Bitzan and Iverson
Engaged - Smith and Woodford
Births - Douglas County Hospital through June 27, 2014
Births - Douglas County Hospital through June 24, 2014
Engaged - Boesl and Johnson
Worth every cast: Lure of trophy muskies is too much for many to ignore
DNR release: Too many boaters not following aquatic invasive species laws
Fishing report: Fish showing up along deeper weed lines
Repetition is key to holding a child’s interest in fishing
Good things happen when in harmony with the land
William Jewett, 74
Troy Hargreaves, 43
Dale Koep, 58
Victoria Hughes, 60
Joseph Hvezda, 85
1989: Tara Withers and Jennifer Hilde named Osakis Royalty
Whose planet is this?
Bipartisan momentum needed on building up our infrastructure
Echo Press Editorial: Here’s how to save the world in your own yard
Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down: Views by the Echo Press
Peace, solitude and privacy
Farm Bill provision to help beginning farmers, ranchers
Mosquitoes, oh my!
Flooded gardens and short season crops
The funny side of life on the farm
Sonya Anderson given volunteer award
On the street
Steinbring Motorcoach earns awards
Car care program gives, receives
Raise cancer awareness by ‘Painting the Town Purple’
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
November 1, 2013
Two injured in head-on collision in Alexandria
Two people were injured following a head-on collision Saturday near the intersection of South McKay Avenue and East Eighth Avenue in Alexandria. A vehicle driven by Alexandria resident Margaret Becker was traveling northbound on McKay Avenue in Alexandria when it collided with...
November 1, 2013 - 11:21am
October 30, 2013
Unused fund will jolt economic development
Industrial park fund grew to $515,000 in 20 years
October 30, 2013 - 9:20am
October 23, 2013
What's happening on Broadway?
The main artery running through the heart of Alexandria will be under construction next summer. Here’s a chance to find out more. The city of Alexandria will host an open house, “Redesigning Alexandria’s Downtown – the Broadway Reconstruction Project,” this Thursday,...
news / government
October 23, 2013 - 4:35pm
September 27, 2013
Two city leaders saluted in send-off
Administrator, liquor store manager retire
September 27, 2013 - 9:35am
September 19, 2013
13,008 and counting
Alexandria continues to grow, say state numbers
September 19, 2013 - 2:51pm
September 12, 2013
Two killed, four injured in Otter Tail County crash
Two people were killed in a head on crash Wednesday in Otter Tail County. According to the State Patrol, at 6:40 p.m. near the intersection of Highway 108 and County Road 16, a vehicle was traveling southbound in the northbound lane and the oncoming vehicle was unable to avoid...
September 12, 2013 - 7:58am
September 11, 2013
Foster Grandparents offer kids a positive role model
New clothes are bought, backpacks are prepared and buses are boarded as children begin the journey of a new school year. They are not alone in their preparations.
September 11, 2013 - 9:13am
Putting their hearts into it
On Saturday, more than 300 people gathered at Alexandria's City Park for the fourth annual Congenital Heart Disease (CHD) Awareness Walk.
September 11, 2013 - 9:12am
Transportation funding at a crossroad
Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) Commissioner Charlie Zelle delivered a message in Alexandria on Friday: A strong transportation...
news / state
September 11, 2013 - 9:11am
September 2, 2013
Man dies in Alexandria alley
A man was found lying face down in the alley of the 1100 block between Irving and Jefferson Streets in Alexandria on Friday, August 30. Alexandria Police and ambulance personnel provided first aid to Rick Prentice, 56, of Alexandria. Prentice was transported to the Douglas County...
news / region
September 2, 2013 - 1:30pm
August 30, 2013
Sheriff's office, police department phones down, 911 is working
The phone issues at The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office has been resolved. The system is operating at full capacity at this time. As of 8:45 a.m. Friday, August 30, the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office and the Alexandria Police Department were experiencing phone problems. The...
August 30, 2013 - 8:50am
August 28, 2013
Waiting for the smoke to clear
Blue Smoke BBQ in Alexandria is waiting for the green light to rebuild. A fire in the kitchen quickly spread through the building at 403 3rd Avenue East on August 2 just before 3 a.m. Extensive smoke and water damage forced the owners to board up the building and close the business...
news / region
August 28, 2013 - 10:22am