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Will Alexandria host Governor's Fishing Opener?
Man dies in Otter Tail crash as wintry weather returns
Helicopter crash victim now in dispute with employer
Meeting to explore effects of Agent Orange on veterans
Speaker promotes the power of positivity
Sports schedule for Thursday, April 27
Adapted Bowling: Alex PI team takes two-pin win
Boys Golf: Alexandria endures weather, wins fourth straight meet
Track and Field: Ludwig first in both throwing events
Softball: Sixth inning sinks Cards at Apollo
Lakes Area Radio Theatre hosts two classic shows
Kensington Area Heritage Society announces Saturday event
Evansville Art Center presents 22nd annual Poetry Night
Educational event helps families manage autism in their home
Gala to feature student-made items in silent auction
Engaged - Schmidt and Murray
Engaged - Harstad and Engebretson
Wedding - Von Bank and Hoelscher
Wedding - Skudlarek and Oestreich
Births - March 31, 2017
Mike Frisch: Catch bigger fish
Morken: No better time than now for turkey hunting in Minnesota
Worth the drive: Wyoming produces on opening morning
Mike Frisch: Which jig is the right jig for walleyes?
A walk in the woods is always worth it
Robert Joseph Schlosser
Jarrin "Jerry" Stark
Letter: Peterson's office: Big hat, no cattle
Echo Press editorial: Shed more light on unclaimed property
It's Our Turn: Is it just a game?
Letter: Sanctuary cities are lunacy
COMMENTARY: Don't shortchange students
Robin Trott: Five steps to conserving water in your garden
Steve Frericks: Ask for help in tough times
Extension to offer low-tunnel strawberry workshop
Minnesota Farmers Union to host rural issues discussion
Agriculture going strong in Douglas County
Chamber introduces new networking event
ATCC Foundation holds scholarship recognition event
Carlos Creek Winery honored at Progress Minnesota event
Tech company sprouts from the ground up
A restaurant revival
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....
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