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Law enforcement blotter: Monday, August 29
DNR begins to suck out invasive species infestation
Meet the new Pet of the Week: Lacey (w/video)
Minnesota teenager dies after being dragged by vehicle
Update: Downpour causes flooding but minimal damage
Girls tennis: Section favorite Minnewaska outlasts Osakis again
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
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
Myrtle Annette McKay
Carol J. Hansen
William 'Bill' Bretz
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
July 8, 2016
LETTER: City Council rep has not responded
To the editor: On June 24, commissioner Bev Bales wrote about being “Douglas County nice.” This is a great idea. The world can always use more kindness. However, I wish I could say the ideas of courtesy could be applied to other politicians in the area. I wrote my Ward 1 city...
July 8, 2016 - 12:00am
January 13, 2016
LETTER: Politics can often be frustrating
To the editor: Todd Jensen’s hopes that his colleagues on the Alexandria City Council will be more “respectful” in 2016 are commendable and, in large part, should be applauded. However, politics – even at the local level – can often be frustrating. The city staff, I’m...
January 13, 2016 - 12:00am
November 11, 2015
For the Record (Nov. 11, 2015)
MEETINGS: RAINBOW RIDER TRANSIT BOARD THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 12 Rainbow Rider office, Lowry 5 p.m. 1. Approve agenda 2. Approve minutes of Oct. 8 3. Approve financial statements a. Warrant register b. Cash balance c. Budget report d. Accounts receivable 4. Transit Ambassador...
November 11, 2015 - 12:00am
October 30, 2015
14 items from the Alexandria City Council meeting
BREWERY GETS PERMIT 1 - At its meeting Monday night, the Alexandria City Council issued a conditional use permit to Alexandria’s first brewery/taproom – Copper Trail Brewing Company. David Gibbons of Alexandria plans to open the business in Sanibel Square, just north of 50th...
October 30, 2015 - 12:00am
October 16, 2015
RCC expansion draws debate
People continue to give the Alexandria City Council feedback about a proposed $9.9 million expansion and renovation of the Runestone Community Center. In the third public hearing on the idea on Monday night, two people spoke against the plan and four supported adding a third rink. Byron...
October 16, 2015 - 12:00am
Eleven items from the Alexandria City Council Meeting
1. 'COMMUNITY CONVERSATIONS' UPDATE Since last fall, a group of local residents has been meeting with Alexandira city leaders to talk about a variety of concerns. Some of their complaints – unmaintained lawns and sidewalks, garbage stacked in back yards, dogs and cats running...
October 16, 2015 - 12:00am
September 5, 2014
For the record: Meetings
MEETINGS ALEXANDRIA CITY COUNCIL MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 8 5:00 p.m. Work Session: Council will meet to discuss city-related items. 1. 7:00 p.m. Pledge of Allegiance; invocation 2. 7:05 p.m. Public comments 3. 7:10 p.m. Consent agenda A. Approve minutes of August 25 B. Approve...
September 5, 2014 - 12:00am
Letter: HRA should disclose detailed expenses
To the editor: This is in response to the HRA tax levy at the August 25, 2014 city council meeting. The question posed was to ask Mr. Hess for their last year’s detailed expense report from HRA. This is required by law to be given along with the new funding request. It is the...
September 5, 2014 - 12:00am
August 7, 2014
Meeting: Alexandria City Council - August 11
ALEXANDRIA CITY COUNCIL MONDAY, AUGUST 11 5:00 p.m. Council will meet to discuss Maritime Museum/PD Impound Garage, RCC needs assessment, and other city-related items. 1. 7:00 p.m. Pledge of Allegiance; invocation 2. 7:05 p.m. Presentation of checks to Beyond the Yellow Ribbon...
August 7, 2014 - 11:16am
February 21, 2014
Meeting - Alexandria City Council February 24, 2014
ALEXANDRIA CITY COUNCIL FEBRUARY 24 5:00 p.m. Work session for training on IQM2. 1. 7:00 p.m. Pledge of Allegiance; invocation; consent agenda A. Approve minutes of February 10 B. Approve license applications and authorize issuance C. Random Acts of Kindness Week proclamation 2....
February 21, 2014 - 10:53am
September 13, 2013
Meeting - Alexandria City Council Special Meeting
ALEXANDRIA CITY COUNCIL WORK SESSION SEPTEMBER 18 The mayor and Alexandria City Council will meet in a work session on Wednesday, September 18 at 1 p.m. in the Alexandria City Hall Large Conference Room to discuss the city administrator position.
September 13, 2013 - 6:50am
September 5, 2013
Meeting - City Council September 9
ALEXANDRIA CITY COUNCIL SEPTEMBER 9 5:00 p.m. Council work session. 1. 7:00 p.m. Pledge of Allegiance; invocation. Consent agenda: A. Approve minutes of August 26. B. Approve August bills and authorize issuance. C. Approve license applications and authorize issuance. 2. 7:05 p.m....
September 5, 2013 - 10:58am
August 2, 2013
Alexandria City Council member Owen Miller receives award
Alexandria City Council member Owen Miller was recognized by the Coalition of Greater Minnesota Cities (CGMC) July 25 during the coalition's...
August 2, 2013 - 12:00am
May 31, 2013
Blazing a new trail in Alexandria?
The Alexandria City Council voted Tuesday night to pursue a major trail project that would run the length of the city, from 50th Avenue to Lake...
May 31, 2013 - 12:00am
November 9, 2012
Alexandria City Council to take on new look
The Alexandria City Council will have a new look when it convenes in 2013. Sara Carlson, who has been serving as Ward 2's council member, will...
November 9, 2012 - 12:00am