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Concerned citizens organize to stop B-E school vote
After budget veto, Minnesota Senate plans to shut down in July; House in September
Four arrested in Evansville drug bust
WATCH: ACLU releases video showing 'excessive force' by southwest Minnesota drug task force agent
For the record
Hundreds gather at Fireman's Field for celebration night in Carlos
Alexandria trap team sends squad to state
Legion Baseball: Post 188 tops Osakis at home
Mission accomplished: Parkers Prairie baseball gets its title a year later
State baseball: Hibbing, Marshall both stun Cards with walk-offs as Alexandria finishes fourth in Class AAA
Expanding Outreach: Food Shelf celebrates expansion
Schjei Country to perform at West Moe Church
Alexandria actors play key roles in Barrett play
Sweetland runs this week at Theatre L'Homme Dieu
Ham radio demonstration June 24-25
Engaged - Strater and Lambert
Engaged - Bruzik and Johnson
Engaged - Fogelson and Gibbons
Engaged - Teichert and Kelly
Engaged - Schmidt and Murray
Courrier lands nice bass
Big fish highlight third Douglas County Bowfishing Challenge
Mike Frisch: Finding June walleyes
Walleye bite picks up on some area lakes
Osakis walleye tourney set for this weekend
Janice "Jan" Larsen
Timothy J. Olson
Orville Arnold Botner
Lorraine Van Santen
Mary Anna Louise Swenson
Commentary: Water wells are safe
Editorial: Newspapers still top choice for news
In the Know: Help available for businesses
Observations from the Archives: 1992: Eurasian milfoil appears in Lake Oscar
It's Our Turn: Building a solid foundation
4-H announces K-3 summer camps
Master gardener shares cold-hardy plant information
Many options for shade plants
Extension service helps with pressure canning
What's going on with the evergreens??
Chamber holds 26th annual golf tournament
Tolkkinen joins Echo Press staff
JCI Minnesota looking for outstanding young Minnesotans
Lake Carlos Marina under new ownership
Vaagenes receives hospital award
hires and promotions
On The Street
October 5, 2016
Hospital breaks ground on expansion project
The Douglas County Hospital is expanding once again. This time, the expansion — at a cost of about $15 million — will take place within the hospital's surgery center. Groundbreaking on the project took place last Friday, Sept. 30.
October 5, 2016 - 12:00am
September 21, 2012
Runestone Electric Association celebrates groundbreaking
Runestone Electric Association (REA) broke ground on Monday, August 27 to mark the start of construction on its new headquarters facility located...
September 21, 2012 - 12:00am
September 19, 2012
VIDEO: Gilded shovels, golden futures
Can you dig it? Sophomores from Jefferson High School in Alexandria can. Grasping golden shovels, nine students dug in and tossed a tuft of dirt...
September 19, 2012 - 12:00am
September 3, 2010
Zion kicks off expansion project with service
Zion Lutheran Church in Alexandria broke ground on Sunday, July 11, for phase 1 of the "God's Window on 3rd" expansion project. A groundbreaking...
September 3, 2010 - 12:00am
August 11, 2010
Alexandria breaks ground on 'eloquently simple facility'
City officials, construction managers, police officers and more were present during the official groundbreaking of the new Alexandria Police...
August 11, 2010 - 12:00am
June 26, 2009
Douglas Machine breaks ground on expansion project
Douglas Machine Inc.
June 26, 2009 - 12:00am
April 24, 2009
Breaking new ground in recreation: YMCA begins $9 million project
The sun was shining Wednesday and there wasn't hardly a cloud in the sky. "This is a positive day," stated Dave Kjos, who was serving as master...
April 24, 2009 - 12:00am
April 17, 2009
YMCA digs into site
A long-held goal to build a YMCA in Alexandria is no longer just a dream. The big rigs started digging ground on the new facility this week. The...
April 17, 2009 - 12:00am
March 27, 2009
Y takes leap of faith, forges ahead
Call it a leap of faith. The Alexandria Area YMCA board of directors announced Wednesday that it is moving forward with construction of a proposed 56,000-square-foot program center. Although the YMCA is short of its campaign goal, board members felt very strongly that deferring...
March 27, 2009 - 12:00am
March 18, 2009
New era of veteran care in Alexandria begins
The first shovels were turned Monday on a project that will provide thousands of veterans from throughout the area with a closer-to-home option...
March 18, 2009 - 12:00am
October 8, 2008
YMCA delays groundbreaking
The Alexandria Area YMCA board of directors has decided to delay groundbreaking on their proposed 56,000 square foot facility until the "Com-plete the Dream" campaign goal of $8,885,000 has been met. To date, $6,994,864 has been pledged to help build the proposed facility. "Although...
October 8, 2008 - 12:00am
September 19, 2008
New apartment complex breaks ground in Alexandria
Ground was broken on Thursday, August 28 for the construction of "The Legacy of Alexandria," a new 116-unit apartment complex in Alexandria. Construction is scheduled to begin on The Legacy in the coming weeks and will feature multi-unit housing consisting of upscale one, two, and...
September 19, 2008 - 12:00am
May 23, 2008
Work begins on new elementary school
A groundbreaking ceremony took place at the site of the new elementary school on County Road 46 Friday afternoon. School administrators, staff and school board members, city and county officials, community members, architectural representatives and students attended the groundbreaking,...
May 23, 2008 - 12:00am