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Journalism groups intervene in Wetterling lawsuit
Law Enforcement Blotter: Monday, June 26
To vape or not to vape
Why doesn't Alexandria have a veterans memorial?
Council acts on barrier request during concerts
Three Panthers named to Class A all-tourney team as Johnson wins POY
Junior Legion Baseball: Alex Junior Legion Black drops two to Fergus Falls
Vikings Speedway: Winners crowned on cool night
Baseball: Alex Junior Legion Black team takes Perham title
Baseball: Area baseball players earn All-Pheasant Conference honors
Ralph Covert plays family concert at Evansville Art Center
Lincoln students compete at global Destination Imagination competition
Golfer Tom Lehman speaks at July 7 faith lunch
Osakis church holds community supper
Engaged - Strater and Lambert
Engaged - Bruzik and Johnson
Engaged - Fogelson and Gibbons
Engaged - Teichert and Kelly
Engaged - Schmidt and Murray
Morken: Worth the casts in Canada
Courrier lands nice bass
Big fish highlight third Douglas County Bowfishing Challenge
Mike Frisch: Finding June walleyes
Walleye bite picks up on some area lakes
Wanda Jean Tramm
Janice "Jan" Larsen
Lorraine G. Van Santen
Mary Anna Louise Swenson
Republicans need to find new economic theory
THUMBS UP/THUMBS DOWN: Views by the Echo Press Editorial Board
It's Our Turn: A life without my mom
Commentary: Water wells are safe
Editorial: Newspapers still top choice for news
4-H announces K-3 summer camps
Master gardener shares cold-hardy plant information
Many options for shade plants
Extension service helps with pressure canning
What's going on with the evergreens??
On the Street
A race to get people in the door of downtown businesses
Chamber holds 26th annual golf tournament
Tolkkinen joins Echo Press staff
JCI Minnesota looking for outstanding young Minnesotans
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Alexandria Fire Department
October 8, 2014
A glimpse into fighting fires
The Alexandria Fire Department’s annual open house was again a popular event for local residents of all ages. The event was held Monday, October...
October 8, 2014 - 12:00am
September 18, 2014
Local firefighters pay tribute to 9/11 victims
They finish climb that Ground Zero firefighters could not
September 18, 2014 - 2:38pm
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