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August 1, 2016
City seeks ideas on future of fairgrounds
August 1, 2016 - 4:36pm
July 27, 2016
Participants in the bean bag tournament aim for targets on the other side of the street during the Party in the Street in downtown Alexandria.  (Photos by Lowell Anderson, Echo Press)
A knockout Party in the Street
July 27, 2016 - 12:00am
July 25, 2016
People of all ages enjoy eating, drinking, and listening to live music Friday evening at the Party in the Street in downtown Alexandria. One of the events at the party was a slow bike race, where the last one to cross the finish line was the winner. play button
Crowds enjoy Party in the Street in Alexandria
July 25, 2016 - 9:28am
July 22, 2016
NFL Hall of Famer and former Vikings coach Bud Grant shares a smile with Alexandria's Sue Birhanzel as they shake hands on Friday evening. Birhanzel was the first in line to get Grant's autograph. (Eric Morken | Echo Press)play button
Bud Grant signing brings back fond memories for Vikings fans
July 22, 2016 - 7:31pm
July 15, 2016
Alexandria keeps growing and growing and ...
July 15, 2016 - 12:00am
July 13, 2016
Pro football Hall of Famer Bud Grant is shown during his coaching days with the Minnesota Vikings. Grant coached the Vikings for 18 seasons and guided them to four Super Bowls along the way. (Contributed)
A rare stop in Alexandria: Vikings coach Bud Grant to greet fans, sign autographs July 22
July 13, 2016 - 12:15pm
June 29, 2016
Members of the Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg Marching Saints pose with Lowell Gess of Alexandria after playing a spontaneous show for him.  (Contributed photo)
Vikingland Band Festival takes over Broadway
June 29, 2016 - 12:00am
Alexandria School Board approves District Policy revisions
June 29, 2016 - 12:00am
June 8, 2016
Take flight at 2016 Alexandria Airport Weekend
June 8, 2016 - 12:00am
Summer Food Service Program offered in Miltona
June 8, 2016 - 12:00am
Senior Tyra Johnson (front) leads the celebration after counting down the seconds to the end of the school day on the last day of school, Friday, June 3 at Alexandria Area High School.  (Photos by Beth Leipholtz, Echo Press)
School's out for summer
June 8, 2016 - 12:00am
June 1, 2016
Brad Bonk of the Douglas County parks department (left) works with volunteers Bryan Ziegler (center) and Cody Notch to install a border around a new playground at Curt Felt Park Thursday morning. The playground equipment was installed earlier in the day with the help of several volunteers.  (Photo by Lowell Anderson, Echo Press)
New playground equipment installed at Curt Felt Park
June 1, 2016 - 12:00am
May 27, 2016
Shannon Bodeker of Glenwood lost her sister to suicide three years ago and found solace in the GriefShare group in Alexandria.  (Photo by Beth Leipholtz, Echo Press)
Learning to grieve
May 27, 2016 - 12:00am
May 25, 2016
An obstacle turned opportunity
May 25, 2016 - 12:00am
Meats Evaluation team members include (left to right) Ben Johnson, Blake Olhausen, Molly Maudal, Chris Jorud and Adam Johnson. The team finished in the top five at the Minnesota FFA State Convention.  (Contributed photos)
Alexandria FFA team excels in top five at state convention
May 25, 2016 - 12:00am