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May 25, 2016
IN THE KNOW: Plenty to do here at any age
May 25, 2016 - 12:00am
May 4, 2016
Alexandria man charged with criminal sexual conduct
May 4, 2016 - 12:00am
Todd Holman, Central MN Program Director at The Nature Conservancy, discusses Crow Wing County’s method for addressing water quality.  (Photo by Beth Leipholtz, Echo Press)
Local water quality topic of meeting
May 4, 2016 - 12:00am
April 30, 2016
Saturday morning rollover sends two to hospital
April 30, 2016 - 7:48am
April 29, 2016
Gene Rossum addresses the crowd at Monday's Autism Awareness event at the Douglas County Public Library. (Photo by Beth Leipholtz, Echo Press)
Connecting over autism
April 29, 2016 - 12:00am
ATCC President Laura Urban addresses the crowd during the 15th annual Alexandria Technical and Community College Foundation Luncheon.  (Photo by Beth Leipholtz, Echo Press)
A 'military-friendly' school
April 29, 2016 - 12:00am
April 24, 2016
This preliminary architectural rendering from Ringdahl Architects shows what an expanded Habitat for Humanity facility, with expanded ReStore retail and warehouse space, could look like. Phase I of the project, which includes the parking lot and new store entrance, are expected to be completed in 2017.
Habitat for Humanity looks to the future
April 24, 2016 - 9:29am
April 15, 2016
Each year, the Douglas County SWAT Team takes part in a three-day training at Camp Ripley in Little Falls. (Contributed photo)
Ready to respond
April 15, 2016 - 12:00am
APD presents annual bicycle safety rodeo
April 15, 2016 - 12:00am
April 13, 2016
One breakout session at the Let’s Get Growing workshop was “New and Exciting Trees and Shrubs,” presented by Dennis Possin. This year’s workshop was attended by nearly 170 people. (Tara Bitzan I Echo Press)
Nearly 170 people ready to 'get growing'
April 13, 2016 - 12:00am
IN THE KNOW: Alexandria in spring is exciting
April 13, 2016 - 12:00am
April 6, 2016
Teamwork for the greater good
April 6, 2016 - 12:00am
April 2, 2016
Katelyn Tracy earned 1st place in the Adult Amateur division of the Edible Book Festival for her depiction of Harry Potter. (Tara Bitzan  l  Echo Press)
First Douglas County Library Edible Book Festival a success!
April 2, 2016 - 5:19pm
April 1, 2016
Taylor Freeberg
Marred by meth
April 1, 2016 - 12:00am
Will Phillips (left), AARP state director, and Kate Schaefers, AARP Minnesota Executive Council president, present an Age-Friendly Community certificate to (left to right) Mayor Sara Carlson, and co-chairs of the Alexandria Age-Friendly Task Force, Dian Lopez and Kathryn LeBrasseur. (Photo by Al Edenloff, Echo Press)
Alexandria honored as age-friendly
April 1, 2016 - 12:00am