Skip to main content
Council votes to censure Batesole
Dancing ordinance is on the way out
Legislators honored at council meeting
Alexandria restaurants get scam phone calls
Law Enforcement Blotter: Friday, July 21 through Sunday, July 23
Moorhead wins Substate 14 title over Bemidji
Viking Speedway: Zach Johnson moves from ninth to first in Modified feature
Legion Baseball: Alex season ends with loss to Bemidji
Snowmen run over Bismarck into semis
Legion Baseball: Alexandria falls to Moorhead, survives through Saturday
Loose Change to deliver free concert
Alexandria chaplain serves those in military service
VFW Auxiliary to host salad luncheon
Engaged - Friedrichs and Werk
Engaged - Batcher and Janssen
Engaged - Berglin and Kolden
Engaged - Gearman and Whiting
Wedding - Karthikeyan and Freborg
Should have got a bigger net: Eight-year old lands 50-incher on Miltona
Mike Frisch: Froggin' for big bass
Plenty of panfish for annual Senior Fishing Day
A booming bass bite: Local tournament circuit finds success on area lakes
Morken: Summer deer-hunting work will pay off in the fall
David "Dave" A. Dittberner
Charles S. "Chuck" Harris
Clifford W. Wunderlich
Commentary Sandcastles and trespassing on Lake Ida
It's Our Turn: Dare to do a random act of kindness
Letter: Welcome sign needs attention
Views by the Echo Press Editorial Board: Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down
Letter: State's budget process is concerning
Millerville gets hands-on with butter
Tractors to parade down 36 mile memory lane
Douglas County 4-H campers
Cattlemen invite public to July 11 get-together
4-H announces K-3 summer camps
Aagard expands to pull all workers into one building
A new place for ink opens in Alexandria
Author Faith Sullivan to sign books in Alexandria
Knute Nelson partners with Centrex Rehab, adds memory care unit
Glenwood State Bank joins top workplace list
hires and promotions
On The Street
November 11, 2016
Voters select council members, mayors
Several contested races for mayor and city councils, along with write-in votes, added spice to the ballots in Douglas County on Tuesday, In Carlos, a write-in campaign for Jason Thimmesh for mayor made things interesting. Thimmesh, who sits on the city council, collected 115 votes...
November 11, 2016 - 9:51am
October 28, 2016
City of Alexandria to appoint 2017 committee members
The city of Alexandria will appoint members of the public to the following committees for duties beginning at the first meeting of 2017, unless otherwise noted: Airport Commission, Alexandria Area Economic Development Commission, Alexandria Lake Area Sanitary District, Board of Public...
October 28, 2016 - 1:00pm
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