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It's time to chase their dreams
BHS yearbook adviser on paid leave
Remembering the uncle he never met
AgweekTV: Better grilling
Education funding up, but union urges veto
Viking Speedway: Shaw wins nice payday, Miltona's Hellerman takes her first feature
Eagles Horseshoe League Standings
Trap Shooting: Perfect score from Brezina leads Alexandria shooters
Track and Field: Minnewaska, WCA battle in subsections
Baseball: Merritt tosses complete game in starting pitching debut
Still duty bound: Inspiration Peak Legion conducts military honors
Memorial Day events
Photo of the week
Learn about easy-to-grow veggies
Engaged - Bruzik and Johnson
Engaged - Teichert and Kelly
Engaged - Schmidt and Murray
Engaged - Harstad and Engebretson
Wedding - Von Bank and Hoelscher
Morken: Becoming a better bow hunter
Nice bass for Maeyaert
Fee increases added to final environment bill
Morken: Still time to fill that tag as toms continue to sound off
Minnesota opener: Slow going on Reno Saturday morning
Timothy D. Claussen
Kathleen Rose Kaar
It's Our Turn: Sharing a strong bond – recovery
Letter: March for Truth in Glenwood
Letter: Suicide should never be glorified
Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down: Views by the Echo Press
Guest editorial: Take a bigger view of what's underwater
4-H trains youth as camp counselors
4-H'ers take the stage
Master gardeners plant sale coming up
Crabgrass prevention in your home lawn
Gardening Brown Bag series offered
Winery, brewery and distillery hope customers come crawling
Groundbreaking next week on mental health facility
On the Street
New Aagard program provides tool cabinets for employees
Chamber introduces new networking event
hires and promotions
On The Street
December 19, 2016
UPDATE: After pipe burst, Bello Cucina to reopen Tuesday
If you had plans to dine at Bello Cucina over the holidays, you may have to revisit that idea. According to owner Jason Mueller, the restaurant...
December 19, 2016 - 3:11pm
December 14, 2016
Trumpeter swans finding a home around Alexandria
Seven swans have been a swimming on area waters. Actually, there's been more than that. Many more. And it's a sight that those around Alexandria...
December 14, 2016 - 12:00am
December 13, 2016
City bumps levy up 2.75 percent
Alexandria residents should see an increase of between 2 and 3 percent in the city's share of their property taxes next year but mainly because of increased property values, not the city's levy. At its meeting Monday night, the Alexandria City Council unanimously approved a 2017 levy...
December 13, 2016 - 12:28am
December 12, 2016
Singing in the snow
Chilly weather and snowflakes greeted the crowd that came out Monday, Dec. 12, for the Alexandria stop of the Canadian Pacific Holiday Train....
December 12, 2016 - 5:08pm
December 8, 2016
Mall evacuated after bomb threat; no bomb found
Viking Plaza in Alexandria was evacuated because of a bomb threat, Wednesday, Dec. 7. Alexandria police said someone called the mall and told an employee there was a bomb inside some clothing at the JC Penney store. Police responded at 4:20 p.m. and worked with Viking Plaza security...
December 8, 2016 - 7:03am
December 7, 2016
IN THE KNOW: It's Christmastime in the city
When writing our Christmas cards, we usually recap the major events of the year and highlight them to family and friends so that they have an idea of what our year has been like. This holiday season I would like to send this card to all of you.
December 7, 2016 - 7:00am
December 3, 2016
Fire breaks out in Alexandria apartment
A fire broke out in a small Alexandria apartment Saturday morning, apparently caused by a heater. No one was inside the unit at Lakeside Village...
December 3, 2016 - 10:50am
December 2, 2016
Burglary suspect caught after being trapped in garage
An Alexandria man was arrested after police say he was caught while trapped inside a garage. Brandon Daniyel Deontay Johnson, 19, of Alexandria,...
December 2, 2016 - 9:41am
50 gigs in 50 states
A few weeks ago, Juan Bayardo had never heard of the Minnesota town of Alexandria, nor did he have any idea where he would be spending Thanksgiving....
December 2, 2016 - 7:36am
A record-warm November
Remember that 70-degree weather back in early November? Well, the summerlike weather that lasted well into fall helped make this November among...
December 2, 2016 - 7:00am
November 30, 2016
Alex girls hockey: Finley gets her shot
Alexandria's Sarah Finley knew her role the last couple seasons as a goaltender for the girls hockey team would be as a backup. The Cardinals...
November 30, 2016 - 12:00am
November 22, 2016
Alexandria doctor accused of misconduct
The Minnesota Board of Medical Practice took action against a doctor at the Alexandria Clinic, claiming he's shown an inability to practice medicine because of an addiction to alcohol. In a news release issued Nov. 12, the board said that Dr. John W. Emblom, who holds a degree in...
November 22, 2016 - 7:00am
November 17, 2016
UPDATED: Storm still bearing down on Douglas County
It was only a matter of time before the beautiful weather would go away. The Alexandria area could get as much as 12 inches of snow and strong...
November 17, 2016 - 12:49pm
November 9, 2016
Morken: Run in circles by a giant
Deer numbers can be up across the state in a given season, but hunting ultimately comes down to being in the right place at the right time. I...
November 9, 2016 - 3:36pm
November 8, 2016
Alexandria Civil Air Patrol change of command
This Thursday, Nov. 10 at 7 p.m. at the Alexandria airport, Alexandria's newly-formed Civil Air Patrol (CAP) Squadron will have a change of command ceremony. The outgoing commander, Colonel Thomas Theis, will relinquish command of the Alexandria Squadron, and Senior Member Alan Scott...
November 8, 2016 - 10:31am