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Law Enforcement Blotter: Friday, June 23 through Sunday, June 25
Meet the new Pet of the Week: Elvia Pigsley (w/video)
Crash near Nelson sends driver to hospital
Driver injured in I-94 crash near Osakis
Big car show wheels into Alexandria
Legion Baseball: Alex wins a couple, loses a couple in home tourney
Morken: Easy to see why wins piled up for the Panthers
Area baseball players make state all-tournament teams
Legion Baseball: Morris shuts down Osakis offense
Girls Basketball: Lange completes the climb to varsity
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
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
Osakis walleye tourney set for this weekend
Lorraine G. Van Santen
Mary Anna Louise Swenson
Wanda Jean Tramm
Janice "Jan" Larsen
Janice "Jan" Larsen
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
In the Know: Help available for businesses
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
hires and promotions
On The Street
November 10, 2016
Beware of utility scam
Once again a telephone scam is trying to swindle utility customers across the country, including residents and businesses in Alexandria. The scam involves telephone callers claiming to be from a utility company and then employing a variety of techniques to defraud customers. Some...
November 10, 2016 - 10:02am
September 14, 2016
Suspect charged after driving through wall at ALP
A 21-year-old Alexandria man was charged with two felonies — motor vehicle theft and first-degree criminal damage to property — after...
September 14, 2016 - 10:16pm
Suspect charged after driving through wall at ALP
A 21-year-old Alexandria man was charged with two felonies – motor vehicle theft and first-degree criminal damage to property – after he...
September 14, 2016 - 4:54pm
July 28, 2016
Planned power outage near County Road 11 takes place this morning
ALP Utilities will have a planned power outage along County Road 11 and West Lake Carlos today, Thursday, beginning at 9 a.m. The estimated duration time is two hours. This outage is related to underground construction going on in this area. A map of the affected area can be viewed...
July 28, 2016 - 8:19am
December 30, 2015
ALP rates not expected to increase next year
Customers of Alexandria Light and Power (ALP) Utilities will likely not experience a rate increase in their electric and water bills in 2016. The decision was made Dec. 21 with approval of the utilities' 2016 capital and operating budgets by the Board of Public Works. The water utility...
December 30, 2015 - 12:00am
December 16, 2015
ALP bonds upgraded by Fitch, Moody's
The credit analysis agencies of Fitch Ratings and Moody's Investors Service recently upgraded Alexandria Light and Power (ALP) Utilities' electric revenue bonds. Fitch gave ALP a rating of A+ and Moody's gave ALP a rating of A1, which are equivalent ratings. Before the upgrades,...
December 16, 2015 - 12:00am
October 2, 2015
ALP warns of utility bill scam
ALP Utilities (ALP) warns utility customers to be on guard for a scam targeting payment on their utility bill. At least three local businesses have been contacted at this point. Customers are being contacted by phone and told that their power will be turned off in a short time...
October 2, 2015 - 10:39am
December 30, 2014
ALP agrees to pay $65,000 to settle discrimination case
Alexandria Light and Power (ALP) Utilities will pay $65,000 to resolve a Minnesota Department of Human Rights’ alleged discrimination case. ALP agreed to pay its former information technology administrator Richard Hinrichs $65,000. The alleged discrimination began after Hinrichs’...
December 30, 2014 - 3:12pm
September 12, 2014
Letter: It doesn't pay to be cheap
To the editor: It was heartening to learn in John Perino’s letter that ALP is “committed to doing its part to reduce emissions” and that ALP Utilities “works hard every day to provide affordable and reliable electricity” with environmental stewardship. His laments, however,...
September 12, 2014 - 12:00am
February 20, 2014
ALP customers in Alexandria asked to check their water temperature
Alexandria Light and Power (ALP) Utilities continues to have city water customers’ water lines freeze up due to the extensive sub-zero temperatures this winter. If you notice lower than normal water pressure, do not shut your water off. Let your water run and notify ALP. ALP...
February 20, 2014 - 4:41pm
February 18, 2014
ALP issues alert over frozen water lines
Alexandria Light and Power Utilities is asking water customers to check their water temperature in an effort to reduce frozen water lines. Extensive sub-zero temperatures have caused a deeper than usual frost line, resulting in increased frozen lines. To check your water temperature,...
February 18, 2014 - 6:19am
August 26, 2013
Because of extreme heat, ALP urges residents to conserve electricty
Due to the extreme heat and humidity, Alexandria Light and Power (ALP) is nearing an all-time electrical peak. ALP encourages customers to conserve electrical energy during late morning through dusk on these hot days. ALP has more than enough electrical capacity to serve all...
August 26, 2013 - 3:08pm
July 17, 2013
Alexandria Light and Power warns customers of scams
Alexandria Light and Power (ALP) warns utility customers to be on guard for a scam targeting payment on their utility bill.
July 17, 2013 - 12:00am
July 12, 2013
Alexandria Light and Power warns customers of scam
Alexandria Light and Power is warning utility customers to be on guard for a scam targeting payment on their utility bill. At least two local businesses have been contacted at this point. The company says that customers are being contacted by phone and told that their power will...
July 12, 2013 - 10:26am
August 24, 2011
1306135 Sealed Bids - ALP Generator Project
Sealed Bids Publish August 24, 31, September 7, 2011 ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS Owner: Alexandria Light and Power Address: 316 Fillmore Street, Alexandria, MN 56308 Separate sealed Bids for the construction of the Alexandria Light and Power Water Treatment Facilities Generator project...
August 24, 2011 - 12:00am