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Power outage planned for north Alexandria
Law Enforcement Blotter: Thursday, May 25
Minn. Legislature and Gov. Dayton grind out compromise on $46 billion in spending
Biking trail dispute derails Minnesota Legislature's final budget work
Willmar hospital and clinic seek affiliation with CentraCare of St. Cloud
Eagles Horseshoe League Standings
Trap Shooting: Perfect score from Brezina leads Alexandria shooters
Track and Field: Minnewaska, WCA battle in subsections
Baseball: Merritt tosses complete game in starting pitching debut
Track and field: A-B-E sends eight to sections
Runestone, Legacy of the Lakes museums unveil new exhibits
At Ole Oppe Fest, Big Ole will meet new family member
Have questions? The library has answers
Flags to fly on Veterans Hill
Alexandria students write their own play within a musical
Engaged - Bruzik and Johnson
Engaged - Teichert and Kelly
Engaged - Schmidt and Murray
Engaged - Harstad and Engebretson
Wedding - Von Bank and Hoelscher
Morken: Becoming a better bow hunter
Nice bass for Maeyaert
Fee increases added to final environment bill
Morken: Still time to fill that tag as toms continue to sound off
Minnesota opener: Slow going on Reno Saturday morning
Dennis Douglas Pearson
Richard "Dick" H. Hodgson
Marion G. Bauer
Lee Howard Urness
Guest editorial: Take a bigger view of what's underwater
Observations from the Archives: 1967: Hardware Hank's is Official Barbie Trade-In Headquarters
Commentary: Reforms protect your water and your wallet
Letter: Pray for persecuted Christians
Letter: Memorial Day meaning can get lost
4-H trains youth as camp counselors
4-H'ers take the stage
Master gardeners plant sale coming up
Crabgrass prevention in your home lawn
Gardening Brown Bag series offered
Winery, brewery and distillery hope customers come crawling
Groundbreaking next week on mental health facility
On the Street
New Aagard program provides tool cabinets for employees
Chamber introduces new networking event
hires and promotions
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August 13, 2013
UPDATE: 7 A.M. TUESDAY: Firefighters battle house fire near Alexandria w/video
Firefighters from three departments battled a raging house fire near Lake L'Homme Dieu northeast of Alexandria Monday afternoon. Carlos firefighters...
August 13, 2013 - 7:00am
July 6, 2013
UPDATE MONDAY: Suspect arrested in hit-and-run that killed woman from Hoffman
A suspect has been arrested in connection with a hit-and-run bicycle crash in Minneapolis last week that killed a 24-year-old woman with close...
July 6, 2013 - 12:48pm
June 1, 2013
UPDATE TUESDAY: Fatal stabbing in Alexandria Saturday
One man is dead after a stabbing attack in Alexandria on Saturday afternoon. Around 1 p.m. Alexandria police and Douglas County Sheriff deputies...
June 1, 2013 - 7:05pm
May 25, 2013
19-year-old man killed in crash on I-94 near Alexandria
A 19-year-old man was killed in a rollover crash around 2 a.m.
May 25, 2013 - 11:06am
May 21, 2013
UPDATE: Fatal crash near Villard Tuesday
Around 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, a two-vehicle crash was reported at the intersection of State Highway 28 and 150th Street (Pope County Road 29),...
May 21, 2013 - 1:28pm
May 16, 2013
Alexandria area residents warned of phishing scam from bogus 'Wallmart'
Local residents are being warned about a scam that's been showing up in e-mails. The Alexandria Police Department and Alexandria Wal-Mart have received numerous phone calls from residents about e-mails they've received from Wal-Mart regarding purchases made on their account. The...
May 16, 2013 - 4:11pm
April 15, 2013
UPDATE 4:05 P.M.: Local runners safe after explosions rock Boston Marathon
All four of the Alexandria area women who were competing at the Boston Marathon today are OK after two bombs reportedly exploded near the finish...
April 15, 2013 - 3:19pm
March 29, 2013
UPDATE: 3:10 P.M. WITH VIDEO: Plane crashes on Lake Latoka Friday
More information has been released about a single-engine, fixed-wing airplane that crashed on northwest Lake Latoka in Alexandria shortly after...
March 29, 2013 - 10:40am
March 27, 2013
Train derails near Parkers Prairie
A train derailed near Parkers Prairie just after 6 a.m. this morning. The Canadian Pacific Railroad train was traveling southeast past the intersection...
March 27, 2013 - 9:46am
March 13, 2013
UPDATE: New Pope Francis is from Argentina
Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio from Argentina was elected pope Wednesday. He chose the papal name Francis, becoming first pontiff from the Americas and the first from outside Europe in more than a millennium. Check the website of the Echo Press' parent company, www.inforum.com, for the...
March 13, 2013 - 1:18pm
February 26, 2013
Douglas County library director dies in foggy crash near Glenwood
Karen Simmons, 62, of Glenwood, the director of the Douglas County Library, died in a two-vehicle crash near Glenwood Monday morning. The broadside...
February 26, 2013 - 6:30am
February 21, 2013
UPDATE 12:45 P.M. THURSDAY: Pilot identified in fatal plane crash near Parkers Prairie
The pilot who was killed in a small plane crash in rural Parkers Prairie on Wednesday night has been identified as 41-year-old Adam Menze of...
February 21, 2013 - 12:45pm
February 11, 2013
House fire in Brandon Monday morning
The Brandon Fire Department and Douglas County Sheriff's Office responded to a house fire at 5:01 a.m. Monday morning. Daniel Hulke's residence at 9354 County Road 7 NW in Brandon was fully engulfed in flames when fire departments arrived at the scene. The Brandon fire chief, Scott...
February 11, 2013 - 12:59pm
January 31, 2013
Schools throughout the area to start two hours late Friday
The bitter cold will mean another late start for schools in the area tomorrow morning, Friday. Districts that will be delayed two hours include Alexandria, Brandon, Evansville, Minnewaska, Osakis, Parkers Prairie and West Central Area. Douglas County remains under a wind chill advisory...
January 31, 2013 - 8:45pm
January 30, 2013
Fire engulfs house near Millerville
Firefighters battled a house fire near Millerville this afternoon. A news release has not yet been issued so details are sketchy. The house...
January 30, 2013 - 4:12pm