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Viking stadium finished ahead of schedule
How will Clinton-Trump race affect state elections?
Minnesota Lakes Maritime Museum undergoes name change
Nine salmonella cases linked to newly hatched poultry
No special session in sight
Tops among nation's youth: 11-year-old Sladek wins at Illinois golf tourney
15U Babe Ruth: Pitching committee leads Osakis past Long Prairie
Girls track: Alex's historic season honored
Track: Osakis programs chock-full of honorees
Softball: Alex recognizes state tourney run
Paint your world purple
'River' presents a tribute to female songwriters
Fourth of July, Lightning Creek concerts set for next week
The Fourth of July: The price of freedom
Engaged - Berglin and Wood
Births - June 21-27, 2016
Engaged - Dahlquist and Ripley
Births - June 17, 2016
Kristin Rose Elmer of Duluth and Nathaniel Thomas Vetter of Prior Lake announce their engagement.
Mike Frisch: Planer boards for more fish this summer
A final shot at state
Alex's John and Drake Herd pull out top prize at Lake Osakis Walleye Tournament
One for the wall
Walgrave's big day
Warren V. Meissner
Elizabeth J. Heegaard
Keith Dale McCoy
Robert "Bob" Carlisle
James "Jim" Dittberner
LETTER: Why steal flowers from graves?
LETTER: Performance brought standing ovation
LETTER: Let the truth be known
COMMENTARY: Bridges, not walls, foster peace and security as refugees arrive
COMMENTARY: Celebrate our independence this Fourth of July
GARDENING TIPS: Plant a Patriotic Centerpiece for the Fourth of July
FSA county committee nomination period is open
Producers should file crop certification report
Value added producer grants available
How to plant a tree
Fischer named executive director at Ecumen Bethany Community
Echo Press earns five awards in national contest
First Security Bank awards student scholarships
Better Business Bureau hopes to mute speaker scam
Golfers raise $17,000 in support of United Way
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
October 2, 2015
Warranty work under way on Broadway
It won't cost the city more money
October 2, 2015 - 12:00am
July 17, 2015
Accident drop on Broadway
Have the number of accidents increased on Alexandria’s Broadway since last year’s reconstruction project? No, according to City Engineer...
July 17, 2015 - 12:00am
May 4, 2015
Part of sidewalk to be replaced on Broadway
A problem with the Broadway reconstruction project in Alexandria surfaced last week. City officials found out that a sanitary sewer service connection from the Hennen’s Furniture building was missed during last summer’s construction. The service was from an area of the building...
May 4, 2015 - 11:15am
March 11, 2015
You Asked: Where is the handicap parking on Broadway?
The recent warm weather has coaxed people out of their homes and brought them to Alexandria’s freshly reconstructed downtown. While prime for walking up and down Broadway to shop the local stores, one question has been popping up: Where is the handicap parking? Since the redesign...
March 11, 2015 - 12:00am
February 27, 2015
Merchants association plans to bring plants back to downtown
With the reconstruction of Alexandria’s Broadway now completed, local efforts are under way to make it even more beautiful and welcoming. The Alexandria Downtown Merchants Association (ADMA) is hoping to bring back the popular flower baskets that previously decorated utility...
February 27, 2015 - 12:00am
The good, the bad, the ugly
Community responds to the reconstruction of Broadway
February 27, 2015 - 12:00am
October 13, 2014
Broadway update: Alexandria's Broadway opens to traffic
After nearly five months of work, Alexandria's Broadway reopened to traffic on Friday. It had been closed to through traffic since the start of phase one on May 12. Since then, crews have installed more than 14,000 feet of water, sanitary sewer and storm sewer lines, according...
October 13, 2014 - 10:41am
October 7, 2014
Broadway update: Sidewalk work is finishing up
The contractor for Alexandria's Broadway reconstruction project is placing sidewalk in the remaining stretches of phase three, the final part of the project. Yesterday, crews worked at the intersections of Seventh and Eighth Avenues and will continue with sidewalk and pavers the...
October 7, 2014 - 8:38am
October 3, 2014
Broadway update: Signal lights on Seventh are working
The contractor for Alexandria's Broadway reconstruction project continues to work placing sidewalk on phase three. The majority of the tan-colored sidewalk between Sixth and Eighth Avenue has now been placed, according to City Engineer Tim Schoonhoven. The red-colored sidewalk...
October 3, 2014 - 10:08am
September 30, 2014
Broadway update: Work shifts to sidewalks
The contractor completed the last of the curb and gutter work on Alexandria's Broadway yesterday. The next phase of work will concentrate on sidewalk, according to City Engineer Tim Schoonhoven. "All of the prep work for the sidewalk is now complete and the first pours are happening...
September 30, 2014 - 8:36am
September 23, 2014
Broadway update: Paving progresses
The contractor paved the two travel lanes from Sixth Avenue to Eighth Avenue on Alexandria's Broadway Friday and Saturday last week. On Monday, the contractor poured the east parking lane, the west apron at Eighth Avenue and approximately two-thirds of the center turn lane. City...
September 23, 2014 - 9:06am
September 16, 2014
Broadway update: Curb and gutter of final phase go in today
The first of the curb and gutter on phase 3 of the Broadway reconstruction project in Alexandria will go in today, Tuesday. "The first pours will be the straight sections, which are placed with a curb machine," said City Engineer Tim Schoonhoven. "Later, the crews will start on...
September 16, 2014 - 8:09am
September 12, 2014
Broadway update: All underground utilities in place
All of the major underground utilities on Alexandria's reconstructed Broadway are now in place. Here's the latest update from City Engineer Tim Schoonhoven, as of Friday: "The contractor installed the last of the water and sanitary sewer services this week as well as the last...
September 12, 2014 - 9:56am
Mayor's Minute: Project gets visit from health leader
The update on the project this week: The contractor is finishing the underground work and getting ready to do the sub-cut with the granular material....
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September 12, 2014 - 12:00am
September 5, 2014
Broadway update: Sanitary sewer main installed
Another milestone was achieved this week on Alexandria's Broadway reconstruction project: All of the sanitary sewer main and services has been installed, according to City Engineer Tim Schoonhoven. The water services left to connect include Alextronics, Karrow Jewelers, Bremer...
September 5, 2014 - 10:57am