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White House 'nice': Trump pardons turkey raised in Douglas County
County to sue drug companies
Minn. woman arrested on I-94 stop in ND for $1.37 million in pot
Alexandria company 'not scared' by animal cruelty accusations
Greater Minnesota cities urge action on bonding, aid, streets
Elks Hoop Shoot contest set for Jan. 7 in Alexandria
Blizzard Hockey: Alexandria swept in weekend series with Granite City
NA3HL Hockey: WarHawks cut ties to Blaisuis
Girls Hockey: Cards end Packers’ winning streak
Blizzard hockey: Granite City dominates in an 8-2 final at the RCC
Donors can swap books for wine
A family affair: Three generations of women keep salon growing
College to show film about Rwanda war crimes
New Year's Eve in November for Newcomers
Dave & Jean Schonberg
Larry & Terry Sather
A rare mule deer sighting near Alexandria
DNR: Seven deer presumed positive for CWD in area 603 after initial test
Finally his turn
Opening morning memory
Firearm deer harvest up 10 percent from 2016 so far
Robert F. Forster
OUR TURN: Social media opens door to hate and unkindness
EDITORIAL: Advice for Black Friday shoppers
LETTER: Who benefits from proposed tax cuts?
LETTER: The religion of Americanism
COMMENTARY: E-cigarettes are a public health concern
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
KCCO going away, but CBS signal may stay
Laven re-elected to the state chamber board
Alex born company now part of global high-tech firm
UPDATED: 2 Minnesota Target stores closing
hires and promotions
on the street
December 27, 2013
Remember reflector requirements along highways
Property owners along state highways are reminded to use only blue or clear reflectors when marking driveway entrances and other objects on highway rights of way, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT). People installing reflectors on the highway right of...
December 27, 2013 - 8:42am
November 8, 2013
Housing market still strong, says report
Closed sales are up in west central area of state
November 8, 2013 - 9:47am
August 21, 2013
Mobile home taxes due by September 3
Douglas County Auditor-Treasurer Char Rosenow has issued a reminder to mobile home owners that first-half tax payments are due on or before Tuesday, September 3. To avoid a penalty, envelopes must be postmarked by September 3. Payments may also be made in person until 4:30 p.m. on...
August 21, 2013 - 12:00am
August 16, 2013
Tickets on sale for Taste of Home Cooking School
The Echo Press will host the Taste of Home Cooking School on Tuesday, September 24 at 6:30 p.m. at Lake Geneva Christian Center in Alexandria. Doors open at 3:30 p.m. Attendees can enjoy cooking demos by culinary specialists, learn step-by-step expert cooking techniques, meet people...
August 16, 2013 - 12:00am
August 9, 2013
Habitat for Humanity builds home for Smith family
Habitat for Humanity of Douglas County (HFHDC) volunteers have been busy building a home for Drew and Kirstian Smith and their daughter Kayleigh...
August 9, 2013 - 12:00am
April 21, 2013
Online course prepares first-time home buyers
As the homeownership market slowly improves in Minnesota and the spring buying market gets underway, the Minnesota Department of Commerce, Minnesota Homeownership Center and Minnesota Housing Finance Agency want to remind potential buyers that information is the key to successful...
April 21, 2013 - 11:36am
September 9, 2011
1306909 Public Sale - Manufactured Home
Public Sale Publish August 26, September 2, 9, 2011 NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that on September 23, 2011 at 9:00 a.m. at Viking Lakes Village MHC, 3305 S. Broadway, Alexandria, Minnesota 56308, the following manufactured home will be sold by public auction by...
September 9, 2011 - 12:00am
August 28, 2011
Weatherization assistance program reaches goal
Minnesota's Weatherization Assistance Program has exceeded its goal of weatherizing 16,858 homes using $132 million in stimulus funding from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE). The program, administered by the Minnesota Department of Commerce, not only surpassed its goal set by...
August 28, 2011 - 12:44pm
August 17, 2011
Fire destroys Kensington home
A rural Kensington home was destroyed by fire Saturday night. At 10 p.m., Kensington and Hoffman fire departments were called to 23218 County Road 99 Southwest. Nathan Charles Long is the homeowner. According to law enforcement, no one was inside the residence at the time of the...
August 17, 2011 - 7:41am
June 26, 2011
CPAs offer advise on mortgage closing costs
Closing on a home often involves signing on the dotted line on a tall stack of paperwork, much of which is confusing and difficult to understand. It's no wonder that many people are surprised by some of the charges that make up mortgage closing costs. In fact, the average origination...
June 26, 2011 - 3:27pm
June 9, 2011
Minnesota to get $3 million for foreclosure counseling
With high foreclosure rates plaguing communities across Minnesota and across the country, U.S. Senators Amy Klobuchar and Al Franken (D-Minn.) announced that over $3 million in federal funding will go to the Minnesota Housing Finance Agency (Minnesota Housing) to provide counseling...
June 9, 2011 - 9:53am
May 1, 2011
Home sweet home? Now is the time to leverage your home equity, says Thrivent
Given the economic turbulence of the past several years, the greatest asset that many Americans have is their home. With interest rates still near historical lows, now might be the time to tap into your home equity to help consolidate debt, embark on a home improvement project, start...
May 1, 2011 - 10:51am
February 4, 2011
Card wrestling: Moorhead handles Alexandria in non-conference match
A young Alexandria squad was just no match for the Moorhead Spuds Tuesday night, falling on the mats 60-15. Andy Bouressa, the Redbirds' No. 9 ranked wrestler at 189 pounds in Class AAA, earned a pin in 2:09 over Kelvin Bennett, that coming after Trent Piepenburg opened the match...
February 4, 2011 - 12:00am
Card dance: Kick team third, jazz team fourth
Parents' night saw four seniors honored as the Cardinal dance team hosted its final meet of the season Tuesday with five teams in attendance. The Redbirds finished third in the kick division, trailing Sartell and Pequot Lakes, while the jazz division was fourth, being edge on a one-point...
February 4, 2011 - 12:00am
Card gymnastics: Eagles clip Cardinals
The Alexandria gymnastics team had another close meet against a Central Lakes Conference opponent as St. Cloud Apollo edged the Cardinals 131.1-130.825...
February 4, 2011 - 12:00am