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Updated with ID: Barrett teen dies in car fire
AgweekTV: Eyes on the Ears
Knowledge Bowl students head to regionals
Blizzard hockey: Alexandria falls short of a 2-0 playoff win
Boys basketball: Minnewaska to face third-seeded Caledonia in state opener
Blizzard hockey: Alexandria heads home with chance to put away the series against New Ulm
Girls basketball: Alexandria finishes sixth in Class AAA state tournament
The difference a year makes for Boline
And the most-requested library books are....
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
The day Curt Felt died
Bonding over books
Toys for Kids reaches 165 children
Peggy A Karnis (Steidl)
Archery program keeps seeing growth
New pike regulations coming for opener
Mike Frisch: Plan those 2018 bass outings
Rudy Zwieg Show this weekend: Quick change makes carver a winner
Ice more complex than just frozen water
Rudolph "Rudy" G. Nelson
Brian B. Eide
Rudolph "Rudy" G. Nelson
Joyce Elizabeth Bronson
COMMENTARY: Now is time to address old views on aging
COMMENTARY: What makes new buffer law special?
EDITORIAL: Make LGA a priority this session
LETTER: A possible solution to gun safety
IN THE KNOW: Big need: affordable transportation
Extension schedules land rent meeting for farmers, landowners
Managing boxelder bugs as the cold sets in
Step away from that pruning saw!
Going far with 4-H horses
County crafting buffer compliance rules
Farmer noticing effects of cold with little snow
Grocery Grab goes toward giving
Smile Drive aims to improve dental health
Brand specialist to speak
Heartland near top for knee replacement
hires and promotions
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Alexandria City Council
March 17, 2018
For the record
Belle River Township Monday, March 19 6 p.m. An organizational meeting will be held at the home of the clerk. Douglas County Board of Commissioners Regular Board Meeting Tuesday, March 20 9 a.m. Call to order, invocation, approve agenda, and approve minutes from Feb. 23 special...
18 hours 5 min ago
March 14, 2018
For the record
Alexandria Planning Commission Meeting Agenda Monday, March 19 Location: Alexandria City Hall Council Chambers at 704 Broadway St.
March 14, 2018 - 8:09am
March 13, 2018
Regional composting site in the mix
Residents in Douglas County may soon have a new way of getting rid of food waste. Instead of ending up in the garbage, incinerated and hauled to a landfill, the food would be recycled. At its Monday meeting, the Alexandria City Council unanimously approved a resolution supporting...
March 13, 2018 - 12:10am
New I-94 exit on fast track
A plan to build a third on-off ramp for Alexandria on Interstate 94 is on the fast track. It could happen in two or three years — much sooner than expected. The new interchange was included in a city/county/state transportation plan approved by local leaders in 2011, but that...
March 13, 2018 - 12:08am
March 12, 2018
Liquor license request triggers split vote
A routine request for a temporary liquor licence triggered some debate and a split vote at Monday's Alexandria City Council meeting. It happened after the Alexandria Area Hockey Association requested a temporary liquor license for its "Bags and Beer" event at the Runestone Community...
March 12, 2018 - 11:57pm
March 9, 2018
A third interchange for Alexandria?
A third interchange on Interstate 94 for Alexandria? The Alexandria City Council will consider seeking funding for that possibility at its meeting Monday night. The city may pass a resolution to apply for money through the state's "Corridors of Commerce" program. The Minnesota Legislature...
March 9, 2018 - 7:01am
March 8, 2018
First splash pad meeting is Friday
The first of at least two splash pad community interest meetings will take place this Friday, March 9 at 12:30 p.m. at Alexandria City Hall....
March 8, 2018 - 2:04pm
February 26, 2018
New neighborhood gets approval
A new neighborhood may soon spring up near Latoka Drive in west Alexandria. At its meeting Monday night, the Alexandria City Council approved...
February 26, 2018 - 10:05pm
Idea to extend 44th Ave. hits snag
A project to extend 44th Avenue has hit a dead end. At its meeting Monday, the Alexandria City Council was informed that the city's application for a grant through the Minnesota Department of Transportation was denied. Last October, the city applied for a state grant to extend 44th...
February 26, 2018 - 10:04pm
February 23, 2018
Council to consider apartment, townhome plan
A project to build 28 market-rate townhomes and a 56-unit apartment complex will come before the Alexandria City Council Monday night. Tom and Joan Wenzel's planned unit development east of County Road 45 on the north side of Latoka Drive SW (County Road 90) was recommended for approval...
February 23, 2018 - 6:48am
February 16, 2018
IT'S YOUR TURN: Readers react to splash pad idea
Editor's note: This "It's Your Turn" includes selected comments that were posted on the Echo Press Facebook page in response to the Feb. 9 story,...
February 16, 2018 - 2:16pm
February 12, 2018
Tobacco license request draws questions
A request to approve a tobacco license drew debate at Monday night's Alexandria City Council meeting. King Tobacco applied for the license for a second store it plans to open at 307 North Nokomis Street, Suite 106, the site of the old Premier Video store. King Tobacco's existing facility...
February 12, 2018 - 10:49pm
New restrooms by Big Ole?
The Alexandria City Council is trying to solve a problem that has long been a concern in downtown Alexandria — no public restrooms. At its Monday meeting, the council agreed to call for bids to build restrooms at Big Ole Central Park. They would be placed near the corner of...
February 12, 2018 - 10:48pm
Alexandria splash pad has a home
A proposed splash pad in Alexandria has a home. At its meeting Monday night, the Alexandria City Council agreed to splash pad organizers' request...
February 12, 2018 - 10:47pm
February 9, 2018
Council to consider splash pad request
A request to use Fillmore Park for a splash pad will be considered by the Alexandria City Council Monday night. Splash pad supporters Sara Reif and Brandon Johnson have been pursuing the idea for a year and half. A splash pad is a play area that offers water fountains, geysers or...
February 9, 2018 - 2:16pm