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Law enforcement blotter: Friday, August 26 through Sunday, August 28
Man arrested after shots fired at Spicer Zorbaz
Douglas County under flash flood warning until 9:30 a.m.
Rare second set of triplets a surprise for ND rancher
Be a pickle pro
Girls tennis: Landmark wins fuel Cards' undefeated start
Viking Speedway: Thoennes holds off Zach Johnson as curfew ends things early
Volleyball: Osakis goes 2-2 at Albany Tournament
Sports schedule for Saturday, August 27
Girls tennis: Osakis ties for seventh at Delano tourney
Underwater Art: Decoys on display in Evansville
Robby Vee finishes out summer concert series
Harper's Chord comes to Carlos Creek Winery
Alpha Course teaches basics of faith
Strive to be a foundation for others
Births - Aug. 26, 2016
Engaged - Hanson and Lund
Births - through Aug. 12, 2016
Engaged - Dokken-McFann and Gran
Births - Aug. 3-8, 2016
Youth Day draws a huge crowd again
DNR to close Mille Lacs walleye season next month
Morken: What the numbers say about declining hunters and anglers
Stringer full of walleyes
Work begins on statewide deer management plan
Carol J. Hansen
William 'Bill' Bretz
Brandon D. Randt
COMMENTARY: What they're fighting over
COMMENTARY: Clean Power Plan will penalize Minnesota
IT'S OUR TURN: Recalling the dawn of the digital age; facing its challenges
EDITORIAL: Long wait for mental health care must be fixed
IN THE KNOW: Leadership Alexandria is unique blend with strong return
Producers should consider available assistance
Monarchs, roadsides and the law
A century of family and faith
Kensington represented in Princess Kay of the Milky Way
Kalpin family recognized as 2016 U of M Farm Family
MMFCU concludes 60 Days of Giving campaign
Community solar program shining for REA
Chamber Ambassadors visit three local businesses
Celeste Edenloff returns to Echo Press
Dew Drop Inn changes ownership
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
September 9, 2014
Letter: City's lack of peace and quiet to be addressed
To the editor: From all the recent responses, it’s obvious that many other residents believe Alexandria is too loud. I’m also encouraged to learn that our city leaders will finally be looking into this issue. As I’ve previously expressed, the noise pollution in Alexandria...
September 9, 2014 - 12:07pm
June 4, 2014
Long-time city attorney to retire this summer after many years of service
The Alexandria City Council offered its thanks to an attorney who has served the city for nearly 40 years – John Lervick. At its May 27 meeting, it approved Lervick’s request for the council to rescind his appointment as assistant city attorney. Lervick, who served as the city’s...
June 4, 2014 - 12:00am
Letter - Road project hurts Holmes City
To the editor: Summer is upon us along with the road construction season. Holmes City is scheduled for a reconstruction project – not the road resurfacing and curb and gutter that was discussed years ago. It will dig up the existing County Road 4 in Holmes City and take the curve...
June 4, 2014 - 12:00am
May 8, 2013
Explore the history of Alexandria
Take a journey through the history of Alexandria with Barb Grover on Monday, May 20 from 4 to 5:30 p.m. at Grand Arbor community room, Alexandria. A longtime Alexandria resident and historian, Grover has written a book about Alexandria's rich history and will share images and stories...
May 8, 2013 - 12:00am
April 12, 2013
A new way to pay for street projects: fees
Is it a new tool that Alexandria could use to help pay for much-needed street projects? Or is it a way for the city to burden residents with another fee? The Alexandria City Council grappled with the idea at its meeting Monday night. On a 3-2 vote, it agreed to support proposed...
April 12, 2013 - 12:00am
October 24, 2012
Don't forget about local level races
Sure, the "big" races for president, Congress and state Legislature are grabbing headlines. But voters also have key decisions to make at the local level where they'll select mayor, city council and school board candidates.
October 24, 2012 - 12:00am
June 13, 2012
Get involved in Alexandria's comprehensive plan update
Editor's note: The following information was provided by Karin Tank, assistant city planner for Alexandria. The city of Alexandria recently embarked on an update to its 2007 Comprehensive Plan. The update will integrate current community values with city policy and actions that...
June 13, 2012 - 12:00am
May 16, 2012
CITY COUNCIL UPDATE: Big upgrade awaits 50th Avenue
A major upgrade is in the works for 50th Avenue in south Alexandria. City leaders say it will make the road safer, match it up with an existing wider section of the road, and provide better access to the new high school that will open in 2014. At its meeting Monday night, the Alexandria...
May 16, 2012 - 12:00am
July 20, 2011
1285233 Public Notice - City of Alexandria Financial Report for 2010
July 20, 2011 - 12:00am
Meeting - City Council Budget Committee May 25
ALEXANDRIA CITY COUNCIL BUDGET COMMITTEE WEDNESDAYS The Alexandria City Council Budget Committee will meet Wednesdays at noon at City Hall through September 28.
May 20, 2011 - 12:00am
March 11, 2011
Meeting - Alexandria City Council March 14
ALEXANDRIA CITY COUNCIL AGENDA MARCH 14 NOTE: The Alexandria Liquor Commission meets at 6 p.m. to review the 2010 Downtown and Plaza Liquor Stores audits. 1. 7:00 p.m. Pledge of Allegiance; invocation; consent agenda A. Approve minutes of February 28 council meeting B. Approve...
March 11, 2011 - 12:00am
Alexandria City Council breezes through first meeting of 2011
The Alexandria City Council agreed to amend two revenue notes issued to St. Mary's Church totaling nearly $4 million. This will allow the church to obtain a lower interest rate on the notes, which were used to remodel St.
January 11, 2011 - 5:42am
August 20, 2010
School and city filings give voters many choices
Voters will have plenty of decisions to make come election time this November. Not only will they be voting for a new Minnesota governor, but locally, they will cast their ballots for several county positions, as well as for city council and school board. The filing period for the...
August 20, 2010 - 12:00am
August 10, 2010
More bids awarded for police station work
Another round of bids - adding up to nearly $1.6 million - was approved for the new Alexandria police station. The Alexandria City Council approved 17 construction bids Monday night, one week after approving seven other bids amounting to $1.9 million. The police station, estimated...
August 10, 2010 - 6:13am
July 13, 2010
Geneva Road headed for an upgrade that bicyclists will like
It's been about eight years in the making but it appears that a one-mile stretch of Geneva Road is headed for a major upgrade. At its meeting Monday night, the Alexandria City Council called for bids on the project, estimated to cost $900,000. Almost all of the project's cost will...
July 13, 2010 - 6:33am