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Ready, set, mow! Lawn mowers become battle-tested at fair
Weekend rain strains sewer plant's capacity
Law Enforcement Blotter: Thursday, August 17
Drug conviction earns more than seven years in prison
Meet the new Pet of the Week: Matzo (w/video)
Sports schedule for Friday, August 18
Football: B-E ready to make next step
Next man up: Empting takes over at QB after Roste's three-year run
A promise kept: Plan started at the Viking Speedway is rekindled after the death of a friend
Matt Cullen comes home to play for the Wild
Christian group forms to challenge government corruption, tyranny
Knute Nelson to celebrate Alexandria's seniors
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
Habitat for Humanity dedicates two new homes
Photo of the Week
Johnson - Engebretson
Morken: Habitat key to curbing coyotes' effect on fawns
DNR report: Fewer small game hunters buy licenses in 2016
Morken: Death of Bosek hits hard for many
Plenty of deer harvest opportunities locally
DNR sees illegal use of hydraulic jets on more local waters
Delores M. Johnson
Jennifer R. Lorenz-Billings
Richard Henry Tomford
Sylvia O. Johnson
THUMBS UP/THUMBS DOWN: Views of the Echo Press Editorial Board
It's Our Turn: Will we let hatred divide us?
Letter: We need to work and pray together
Commentary: Think of the possibilities new school would bring
Echo Press Editorial: Blank page speaks volumes
Tomato tasting at the library
What's wrong with my tomato plant?
There's still time to plant veggies
Haying and grazing OK on some Conservation Reserve land
Millerville gets hands-on with butter
Minnesota adds 7,700 jobs in July; unemployment rate unchanged
Grant helps Glenwood with downtown facelift
Leadership change at Runestone Museum
Schwan's announces acquisitions as frozen food company beefs up its pizza business
Aagard expands to pull all workers into one building
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