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Taking the plunge for Special Olympics (updated with more video)
Story to highlight building activity in Alexandria
Weather Alerts: Blizzard Warning/Watch and Winter Weather Advisory
Law enforcement blotter: February 27 - March 1, 2015
Weather Alerts: Blizzard Watch Monday Night and Tuesday
Class A State Wrestling: Prairie Valley's Nibbe, WCA-A-B-E's Nohre both take second
Sports roundup from Saturday, February 28: Section swim, subsection basketball
State wrestling: Coyers place fifth, Hagen sixth
State wrestling: Alex wrestlers' seasons end in consolation round
Girls basketball: Focus shifts to playoffs after Cards wrap up share of CLC title
Music makes us whole
Peterson seeking entries for Congressional Art Competition
Super Bowl champ to perform worship concert
Strangers no longer
Photography exhibit to open in Evansville
Engaged - Barlage and Lukas
Births - Douglas County Hospital through February 15, 2015
Engaged - Koep and Highdale
Engaged - Wilson and Ostendorf
Engaged - Reed and Patterson
Wildlife of Douglas County: Pileated woodpecker
Giant crappie through the ice
DNR survey shows Minnesota’s moose population remains low
Nohre named MDHA region director
Aiming for success
Robert Sinotte, 71
William Bjerkness, 45
Sylvia Haabala, 90
Wilbur Nelson, 93
Shirley Eaton, 79
It's Our Turn: Hockey fights are pointless
State should not tax business property and family cabins
Food shelf ‘match’ is a myth
Echo Press Editorial Board: Keep public notices public
Border-to-border high-speed Internet isn’t nice, it’s necessary
Corn and soybean growers feature on-farm water use
Area farmers invited to sign on to lawsuit
Let’s Get Growing workshop set
Local turkey farmers attend conference at State Capitol
Column: Using natives in your garden
Douglas County DAC gives honors
Alexandria Clinic receives diabetes recognition
A new way to get your replacement SSA-1099 online
Library offers free copies of tax forms
Kraus-Anderson recognized for work on high school
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
May 28, 2010
Economic development leaders: Growth doesn't just happen
Alexandria continues to flex its economic development muscle. City representatives on the Alexandria Area Economic Development Commission (AAEDC),...
May 28, 2010 - 12:00am
August 7, 2009
947819 City of Alexandria Disclosure Statement
Disclosure Statement Publish August 7, 2009 2008 ANNUAL DISCLOSURE STATEMENT CITY OF ALEXANDRIA DEVELOPMENT DISTRICT #1 PAYABLE 2008 District Number and Name: 7. Sunrise Apartments Current net tax capacity: $5,680 Original tax capacity: $28 Captured tax capacity: $5,652 Principal/Interest...
August 7, 2009 - 12:00am
July 10, 2009
Meeting will review stormwater plan
The city of Alexandria will host an open house to review a draft of Comprehensive Stormwater Management Plan on Tuesday, July 14 starting at 5:30 p.m. A presentation of the plan will be conducted by the consultants preparing the plan, WSB, followed by questions. Following this meeting,...
government / news
July 10, 2009 - 12:00am
June 19, 2009
City golf championship
Jack Dressen, left, and Bryce Hanstad, right, won gross division honors in the City Championship golf tournament recently, shooting back-to-back 66s. The tourney was held at the Alexandria Golf Club on June 6 and the Geneva Golf Club on June 7. Jake Lehtola and Wes Rutgers took second...
Cardinals / sports
June 19, 2009 - 12:00am
June 5, 2009
Meeting - Alexandria City Council June 8
ALEXANDRIA CITY COUNCIL AGENDA JUNE 8 1. 7:00 p.m. Pledge of Allegiance & Consent Agenda A. Approve May 26 minutes B. Approve May bills and authorize issuance C. Approve license applications and authorize issuance for heating contractor, tobacco and gambling 2. 7:05 p.m. City...
June 5, 2009 - 2:01am
May 15, 2009
905377 Public Hearing - Issuance of Capital Bonds
Public Hearing Publish May 15, 2009 CITY OF ALEXANDRIA, MINNESOTA NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING ON APPROVAL OF THE ISSUANCE OF CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT BONDS PURSUANT TO MINNESOTA STATUTES, SECTION 475.521 Notice is hereby given that the City Council of the City of Alexandria, Minnesota...
May 15, 2009 - 12:00am
May 13, 2009
City quenches water demand: $3.08 million bid to expand ALP water plant accepted
Construction will begin this summer on an expansion project at the water treatment plant in the city of Alexandria. Bids for the proposed project were accepted at Monday night's regular city council meeting. Scott Deitz, operations manager at Alexandria Light and Power (ALP), made...
government / news
May 13, 2009 - 12:05am
May 1, 2009
Council gives senior housing project a green light
An in-depth study known as an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) is not needed for a proposed housing development, Knute Nelson Senior Living/Burgen Sunrise Living. That's what the Alexandria City Council determined at its meeting Monday. The 98.7-acre site is located on agricultural...
May 1, 2009 - 12:00am
April 27, 2009
New trail link proposed for snowmobilers
Snowmobilers may blaze a new trail in Alexandria next winter. The Douglas Area Trails Association (DATA) is applying to add a 3.3-mile segment that would help snowmobilers get from one end of Alexandria to the other. At Monday night's Alexandria City Council meeting, DATA leaders...
government / news / sports
April 27, 2009 - 9:17pm
April 24, 2009
Voice of Hope band to perform at Rose City
The Voice of Hope praise band from Hope Community Church in Glenwood will present an afternoon of praise and worship music on Sunday, May 3 at 3 p.m. at the Rose City Evangelical Free Church. The church is located eight miles east of Miltona on County Road 14 NE. Everyone is welcome...
April 24, 2009 - 12:00am
April 20, 2009
Marvin Kalsbeck, age 73, of Big Stone City, S.D., died April 16, 2009 at the Stevens Community Medical Center in Morris. Funeral services were held Monday, April 20 at Mundwiler Funeral Home in Milbank, S.D. Rev. Kenneth Reed and Rev. Beth Conrad officiated and burial was in the...
April 20, 2009 - 9:51am
April 13, 2009
Lodging tax changes unwelcome
Don't mess with the lodging tax. That's the plea the Alexandria City Council is hearing from those in the local tourism and hospitality business. The state Legislature is considering a bill, House File Number 2077 (HF 2077), that would give cities, counties or townships the temporary...
April 13, 2009 - 10:55pm
Marian (Mikki) Henrietta Brauer passed away April 8, 2009 at Rapid City, S.D. Regional Hospital. Marian was born July 30, 1923 in Hawley to Martin and Minnie Reitan. She was placed in an orphanage at 1 month and at the age of 2 1/2 she was adopted by Peder and Hilda Sandness of...
April 13, 2009 - 11:25am
March 27, 2009
City cuts deepen - Alexandria trims budget to make up for lost LGA
Alexandria has trimmed more from its budget and deeper cuts are looming. The Alexandria City Council took the action at its meeting Monday night to deal with pending cuts in local government aid. Governor Tim Pawlenty's proposal would result in Alexandria losing $315,000 in aid,...
March 27, 2009 - 12:00am