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Changes improve child support services
ATV safety training offered to youth
Out and About: VBA Home Tour
Time to cast your vote
After seizure scare, family grateful for diagnosis
From Oman to Alex: Walker steps in as head swim coach
Experience to lean on: Cards welcome back plenty of talent on the gridiron
Boys soccer must replace top offensive threats
Filling in the gaps: Girls soccer adjusting offense from middle up
Talented volleyball returnees has B-E looking up
EVERYDAY GOURMET: Take care of extra zucchini by making noodle dishes
The search is on for Mrs. Douglas County
Aging Mastery Program offered
Class reunions scheduled
Hospice serves more than cancer patients
Births - Aug. 26, 2016
Engaged - Hanson and Lund
Births - through Aug. 12, 2016
Engaged - Dokken-McFann and Gran
Births - Aug. 3-8, 2016
Youth Day draws a huge crowd again
DNR to close Mille Lacs walleye season next month
Morken: What the numbers say about declining hunters and anglers
Stringer full of walleyes
Work begins on statewide deer management plan
Brandon D. Randt
Myrtle Annette McKay
IN THE KNOW: Opioids carry serious risk of harm
From the Archives - 1991: Location decided for new library
EDITORIAL: Here's information that landlords, tenants should know
LETTER: Promote healthy foods in schools
LETTER: We need some backbone
What's wrong with my tomato plant?
Women invited to quarterly agriculture seminar
Producers should consider available assistance
Monarchs, roadsides and the law
Kensington represented in Princess Kay of the Milky Way
MMFCU concludes 60 Days of Giving campaign
Community solar program shining for REA
Chamber Ambassadors visit three local businesses
Celeste Edenloff returns to Echo Press
Dew Drop Inn changes ownership
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
Alexandria Fire Department
August 29, 2014
Alexandria Fire Department earns Life Safety Award
The National Association of State Fire Marshals Fire Research and Education Foundation and Grinnell Mutual Reinsurance Company presented the Alexandria Fire Department with the Life Safety Achievement Award on Friday, August 22 for its fire prevention accomplishments in 2013. It...
August 29, 2014 - 12:00am
August 1, 2014
Explorers to host car wash fundraiser
The Alexandria Fire Department (AFD) Explorers are busy training for the 2014 Governor’s Fire Prevention Day competition being held Friday, August 22 at the Minnesota State Fair. The event offers opportunities for families to learn about fire-safe behavior, fire prevention, safe...
August 1, 2014 - 12:00am
January 2, 2014
House fire causes extensive damage in Alexandria
Alexandria firefighters battled flames and smoke for nearly three hours in a house fire Monday. Neighbors of the home at 828 Westwood Drive...
January 2, 2014 - 3:41pm
October 16, 2013
Kitchen fire burns family out of home
Grease spreads fire, damages apartment; another fire damages shop
October 16, 2013 - 8:33am
September 13, 2013
Twin Towers will not be forgotten
APD pays tribute to fallen heroes on 9/11
September 13, 2013 - 9:16am
AFD Explorers extinguish 20 teams at state fair
The 2013 AFD Explorers earned fourth place in the 15th annual Governor's Fire Prevention Day Explorer competition in St. Paul.
September 13, 2013 - 9:14am
October 10, 2012
Area children learn about fire dangers
As part of National Fire Prevention Week, the Alexandria and Osakis Fire Departments hosted open houses this week. Children of all ages turned...
October 10, 2012 - 12:00am
August 29, 2012
August was one hot month for firefighters
Following at least three fires the week prior, Alexandria firefighters responded to another house fire on Friday afternoon. At approximately...
August 29, 2012 - 12:00am
June 15, 2012
Alex plans warm welcome for firefighters
This weekend the Alexandria Fire Department is hosting the 137th annual Minnesota State Fire Department Association (MSFDA) Conference. Firefighter events started on Thursday, June 14 and conclude on Saturday. Friday night up to 700 visitors will be in town shopping, staying at...
June 15, 2012 - 12:00am
November 5, 2010
Firefighters fit for duty
On October 16, four Alexandria firefighters and one Garfield firefighter faced one of the biggest challenges of their firefighting careers in...
November 5, 2010 - 12:00am
October 29, 2010
Alexandria fire chief to attend national leadership symposium
Alexandria Fire Chief Jeff Karrow was recently awarded a scholarship to attend an international leadership symposium for volunteer fire chiefs. It will take place November 10-15 in Clearwater Beach, Florida. The Alexandria City Council approved the opportunity, which will not cost...
October 29, 2010 - 12:00am
October 1, 2010
A hot event!
In celebration of Fire Prevention Week, the Alexandria Fire Department will hold its annual open house on Monday, October 4 from 5 to 7 p.m. at the fire hall. Cookies, coffee and juice will be served. There will be demonstrations and cash door prizes given away. A drawing will be...
October 1, 2010 - 12:00am
Cigarettes start roof fire
Alexandria firefighters were called to 108 6th Avenue East at 12:34 p.m. Monday after smoke filled the building, which houses Trends by Tami....
September 1, 2010 - 12:00am
August 20, 2010
Ears to you
Jameson and Ashtyn Molesworth were two of nearly 3,000 people who enjoyed the 4,000 ears of corn and 3,300 pork chops served during the 45th...
August 20, 2010 - 12:00am
June 9, 2010
Powerlines crackle during shed fire
Ashes from a fire pit are believed to have started a shed on fire at 607 5th Avenue East in Alexandria Thursday. When Alexandria firefighters...
June 9, 2010 - 12:00am