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NFLPA instructs Patriots players to 'reserve comment'
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Wildlife of Douglas County: Fisher
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Letter: Can’t afford pro sports
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It's Our Turn: Twins take refreshing approach at caravan stop
Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down: Views by the Echo Press
2014 Farm Bill crops education seminars offered
Minnesota Grown Directory seeks new members
Funding secured for water quality initiative
Potato growers invited to hearing on check-off fees January 23
Winter garden college planned
Jody Hanson promoted within Lakes Newspaper Group
JCPenney reports good, bad news
Alexandria Industries CEO outlines keys to company’s success
Alexandria Clinic lab earns accreditation
Operation Round Up grants announced
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On The Street
November 29, 2011
Should Alexandria bars serve alcohol until 2 a.m.? Council considers request
Should Alexandria bars be allowed to serve alcohol until 2 a.m.? The Alexandria City Council is once again mulling over the idea. At Monday night's Alexandria City Council meeting, Charlie Meyer, owner of Garden Center Lanes, and John Timmerman, owner of Bug-A-Boo Bay, requested...
November 29, 2011 - 10:30am
December 21, 2010
Bemidji council allows 2 a.m. bar closing option
Last call just got a little later in Bemidji. The Bemidji City Council voted 4-3 Monday night to allow city bars the option of serving alcohol one hour later, from 1 a.m. to 2 a.m. The council voted to amend its existing alcohol ordinance to allow for the later bar closing time....
December 21, 2010 - 12:17pm
December 14, 2010
Uncle accused of gashing nephew's neck with bar glass
A fight between an uncle and his nephew at a Miltona bar ended with an ambulance ride to the hospital and an arrest Saturday. Douglas County sheriff's deputies were called to a bar fight at the Miltona Liquor Store at 9:44 p.m.
crime / news
December 14, 2010 - 11:06am
November 9, 2010
2 a.m. bar closing goes down the drain for now
An option allowing Alexandria bars to serve alcohol until 2 a.m. is dead for now. At its meeting Monday night, a motion by council member Cindy Bigger to allow the one-hour later time failed after no one seconded it. The council, which approved a first reading of the ordinance on...
government / news
November 9, 2010 - 12:02am
October 8, 2010
Angelina's is building new bar addition
Angelina's Restaurant in Alexandria is building a new bar addition. A public hearing on the restaurant's request for an on-sale liquor license was held at the September 27 Alexandria City Council meeting. After no one objected to the request, the council voted unanimously to issue...
October 8, 2010 - 12:00am
June 13, 2010
Bicycle bar approved in Detroit Lakes
A new vehicle -- non-motorized that is -- for drinking and sightseeing in Detroit Lakes may be coming to fruition this summer. The Detroit Lakes...
June 13, 2010 - 9:43am
February 7, 2010
Fargo man goes public to reconnect with 'cute little thing'
FARGO -- Peggy, if you're out there, please call Steve. Or was it Penny, or maybe even Betty? Steve Hicks, 41, of Fargo wouldn't usually go to extensive lengths to pursue a missed connection in a bar, but he said the 5-foot tall "cute little thing" he met at the Tracy Lawrence concert...
news / region
February 7, 2010 - 11:22am
March 2, 2009
Bar in Hewitt burglarized, large reward offered
The Denim and Diamonds bar in Hewitt was burglarized sometime in the early morning hours of February 16, the Todd County Sheriff's Office reported. Suspects forced entry into the business sometime between 3 and 5 a.m., the TCSO said. An undisclosed amount of cash was taken. A reward...
March 2, 2009 - 1:19pm