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Updated: Henning man dies after crash in Otter Tail County
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Meeker deputy pleads guilty in stalking case
Eagle Valley School District dissolves
Legion Baseball: Morris shuts down Osakis offense
Girls Basketball: Lange completes the climb to varsity
Boys Basketball: Hintermeister set for head coaching job
Hundreds gather at Fireman's Field for celebration night in Carlos
Alexandria trap team sends squad to state
Golfer Tom Lehman speaks at July 7 faith lunch
Osakis church holds community supper
'Martin Luther' visits Alexandria church camp
Engaged - Strater and Lambert
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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
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??
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
Lake Carlos Marina under new ownership
hires and promotions
On The Street
July 1, 2016
New group of apartments gets approval
A proposal to build 160 new apartment units in what used to be a gravel pit in east Alexandria is moving forward. At its meeting Monday night, the Alexandria City Council gave a green light to a planned unit development (PUD) that will construct a new neighborhood of market-rate general...
July 1, 2016 - 12:00am
August 7, 2015
Knute Nelson breaks ground for Grand Arbor expansion
Knute Nelson in Alexandria broke ground for its Grand Arbor expansion on July 17. The addition to Grand Arbor will be connected to the existing...
August 7, 2015 - 12:00am
September 4, 2013
Ribbon cut at StoneManor
Developers Jim Deal and Stan Kirckof (left) helped Realtor Randy Fischer cut the ribbon to celebrate the August 15 opening of the new StoneManor...
September 4, 2013 - 4:23pm
July 27, 2012
Small city planned near Lake Burgen
A development large enough to accommodate a small city is moving ahead in southeast Alexandria across from the new high school near Lake Burgen. Not...
July 27, 2012 - 12:00am
September 22, 2010
Luxury apartment units removed from TIF contract
When plans for a new Walgreen's in Alexandria were approved three years ago, the developers had something else in mind as well - 11 luxury, tri-level townhouses behind the store at 10th Avenue and Fillmore Street. Walgreen's was built but nothing became of the townhouses. Because...
September 22, 2010 - 12:00am
April 21, 2010
New apartment complex helps handicapped
Sometimes, it's about being in the right place at the right time. And for Annie Friederichs of Alexandria, it was her mom, Barb Friederichs,...
April 21, 2010 - 12:00am
March 23, 2010
Fire damages Bemidji apartments
Firefighters from Bemidji, Bagley, Blackduck, Cass Lake, Solway and the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources Forestry worked to extinguish...
March 23, 2010 - 11:21am
September 16, 2009
Smart steps in renting an apartment
As college students graduate, many will take the monumental step of renting their first apartment. The Minnesota Society of CPAs (MNCPA) offers some advice on getting the right start. Create a budget A personal budget is a must because it helps you maintain control over how your...
September 16, 2009 - 12:00am
June 9, 2008
Major housing projects move ahead
Two major housing projects forged ahead at Monday's Alexandria City Council meeting. INH Property Management plans to build a 116-unit multi-family apartment complex on 34th Avenue, adjacent to its existing Bridgewater Estate, between Meadowland Mobile Park and Pheasant Run Apartments. The...
June 9, 2008 - 12:00am