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Council tables request to change housing project
New lease may speed launch of medical helicopter
City approves morgue agreement
Chamber welcomes four new members
Track and field: Alex boys take first place by one point
Track and field: Alex girls take second at quad
Softball: Knights go 2-1 over the weekend
Tennis: Shorthanded Cardinals go 1-2 at home quad
Track and field: Osakis gets one final indoor tuneup
And the most-requested library books are....
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
The day Curt Felt died
Bonding over books
Toys for Kids reaches 165 children
Steve and Karen Samek
Morken: A few tips for gaining hunting permission
CRP cap to rise in House version of 2018 federal Farm Bill
From sap to syrup
Public comment meeting on deer plan coming to Glenwood
Morken: What survey numbers tell us about the future of conservation
Andrew Paul Slavik
Deborah Anne Mohn
Mildred A. Schroeder
Eleanor (Briese) Mattocks
LETTER: Switch to plant-based diet
LETTER: Douglas County Hospital has a secret
LETTER: Volunteers are vital part of Knute Nelson
LETTER: Some hate groups are in disguise
Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down
Extension schedules land rent meeting for farmers, landowners
Managing boxelder bugs as the cold sets in
Step away from that pruning saw!
Going far with 4-H horses
County crafting buffer compliance rules
On The Street
Herberger's to close soon
Spring brings excitement, optimism
Parent company of Herberger's could be headed for liquidation
On The Street
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September 25, 2017
Minn. mom, former Olympic swimmer, competes for $1M on Survivor TV show
MINNEAPOLIS — A former Olympic swimmer and current sports psychologist and college professor who lives in Excelsior, Minn., will compete...
September 25, 2017 - 4:48pm
March 29, 2017
DOUBLE LIVES: Art of two kinds
For some, dentistry and painting may sound like two things that have nothing in common. But for Dean Anderson, an Alexandria dentist who paints...
March 29, 2017 - 9:00am
Being that change: Alexandria man focuses on the positive
A story on the inception of The 820 Project, titled "One man, one mission: The 820 Project," was published in the Friday, April 24, 2015, Echo...
March 29, 2017 - 6:00am
March 24, 2017
Healing hearts: Rentz retires from nursing career
Nearly every day for the past 32 years, registered nurse Jennifer Rentz has spent her days at the Douglas County Hospital as the coordinator...
March 24, 2017 - 8:00am
March 17, 2017
Heavy frost covers the trees at the Carlos-Darling bridge north of Alexandria Wednesday morning. The combination of open water and cold morning...
March 17, 2017 - 8:00am
March 15, 2017
Seeds of knowledge
Gardening is no longer just a spring and summer activity, as local students have been growing fresh produce and plants this winter with the...
March 15, 2017 - 7:00am
March 10, 2017
Cy the comedy guy
Most people would find hitting multiple deer in one night to be a disaster. But for comedian Cy Amundson, the situation has the makings of a...
March 10, 2017 - 9:00am
March 8, 2017
A waffle of a different flavor
When 23-year-old Rachel Thompson was young and thought about what she wanted to be when she grew up, a waffle maker wasn't her top choice. ...
March 8, 2017 - 9:00am
March 3, 2017
AAAA play littered with laughs
Audience members at the Alexandria Area Arts Association's production of "Lend Me a Tenor" can expect to spend the duration of the play in fits...
March 3, 2017 - 9:00am
March 1, 2017
Age is just a number to 84-year-old skier
After skiing most of his life, Chuck Pirila finally perfected his turning technique last year — at age 83. According to him, it's all...
March 1, 2017 - 8:00am
February 24, 2017
Maestro in the making
A violin is merely an object, but when wielded with masterful hands, it can sing. Polished spruce and ebony gleam. Rosin dust particles drift...
February 24, 2017 - 9:00am
February 22, 2017
Marking a century
Behind a garage door in the Alexandria Fire Department sits a treasure of sorts. And that treasure, a 1917 American LaFrance fire truck, is...
February 22, 2017 - 7:00am
February 11, 2017
Heart full of hope
GRAND FORKS — Her pregnancy was progressing well when Cassie Marka headed to the clinic for a 20-week ultrasound procedure in the spring...
February 11, 2017 - 1:12pm
February 10, 2017
Back at bingo
Barb Blom and bingo. They're a duo as inseparable as milk and cookies, Batman and Robin, macaroni and cheese, or Tom and Jerry. One can hardly...
February 10, 2017 - 11:00am
February 8, 2017
A special opportunity
While a large crowd was watching the Winter Spectacular snowmobile races at the Viking Speedway on Saturday, a smaller group was watching competitors...
February 8, 2017 - 9:00am