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Meet the new Pet of the Week: Matzo (w/video)
Updated: Boy dies after rollover accident, girl injured
Truck hauling hazardous chemicals catches fire; homes near Paynesville evacuated
Man sentenced to five years in prison after shotgun confrontation
For mother of missing Alexandria girl, 'worst feeling ever'
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
Twins activate former All-Star closer Perkins
Photo of the Week
Vacation transformation at Good Shepherd Church
Alexandria's Enterprise plays courthouse concert
Faith Happenings: Running legend to speak at Faith @ Work Lunch
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
Echo Press Editorial: Blank page speaks volumes
Observations from the Archives: 1967: Fair features racing ostrich-pulled carts
Commentary: City doesn't have right to ban new wells
In the Know: Pay attention to city, county budgets
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
Tractors to parade down 36 mile memory lane
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
A new place for ink opens in Alexandria
hires and promotions
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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....
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