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January 20, 2017
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
December 23, 2016
After Blair Walsh was cut from the Vikings on Nov. 15, Daniel Jackson, 10, decided to create his own team and ask Walsh to be one of the players. On Dec. 22, Daniel received a package in the mail from Walsh, including a letter agreeing to be on the team and some kicking equipment. (Beth Leipholtz | Echo Press)
A Christmas gift that fits to a 'tee'
December 23, 2016 - 4:12pm
Alexandria city leaders, Chamber of Commerce representatives and others cut the ribbon on new energy upgrades that were made at the Runestone Community Center and other city buildings. (Al Edenloff | Echo Press)
Alexandria celebrates RCC upgrades
December 23, 2016 - 8:57am
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