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Osakis celebrates Christmas Downtown
House in Evansville catches fire
Search for missing teen leads to three arrests in Alexandria
Light Up the Night!
County board OKs refunding of hospital bonds
Boys basketball: Cards falter late in loss to section power Detroit Lakes
Sports roundup from Saturday, December 20
Sports roundup from Friday, December 19
Sports roundup from Thursday, December 18
Pushing for a new identity
Extra warmth for the holidays
Music video shoot reset for Monday
Veterans associations assist food shelf
You're invited to Christmas dinner
A gift of love
Engaged - Owen and Krause
Births - Douglas County Hospital through December 15, 2014
Births - Douglas County Hospital through November 30, 2014
Engaged - Pachan and Konzen
Engaged - Boyle and Sartore
Pheasant summit: Habitat improvements needed on private land
Controlling the common carp
Pheasant summit: Focus on improving private land habitat
Spring turkey hunting applications being accepted
Recipe for success: A look a few favorite venison recipes
Mayme Hokanson, 96
Reanie Mrnak, 87
Melvin Paradis, 75
Donald Huwe, 82
Memorial Service - Carl Kremer, 67
Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down: Views by the Echo Press
It's Our Turn: Holiday birthday myths debunked
Letter: Turn technology off for child’s development
Letter: The value of a quarter has risen
Letter: No one else can do it for you
Photo contest features birds for all seasons
More wildlife habitat approved
Last minute gifts for the constant gardener
Greater protection for specialty crop growers
Grant money available for agriculture teachers
Marine Corps League collects "Toys for Kids"
Solar Skies to close in Alexandria
Just a Jaunt’s $500 passport winner announced
Slumberland helps families during holidays
New building will house plumbing company
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On The Street
April 17, 2013
Lawmakers hash out Legacy spending
ST. PAUL - Studying the Minnesota film industry, funding public television and conducting water quality studies are a few ways lawmakers propose spending some of the nearly $300 million from the state's legacy fund next year. They are working to hash out a plan to split the money...
news / state
April 17, 2013 - 12:00am
March 13, 2013
Alexandria: Leave a legacy
A group of local nonprofit leaders have been collaboratively working to identify ways to increase the community's awareness and understanding of charitable giving. Local nonprofits deliver vital programs and services for the community. It relies on local nonprofits to feed the hungry,...
March 13, 2013 - 12:00am
October 26, 2012
Wellstone legacy survives 10 years after crash
Paul Wellstone lives on. A decade after he died in a northeastern Minnesota airplane crash, the U.S. senator's legacy remains strong and his namesake son is looking to make it stronger. More than two dozen buildings and programs are named after Wellstone. An organization carrying...
news / state
October 26, 2012 - 12:00am
August 7, 2012
Legacy dollars putting conservation on the ground
Have you been out fishing or hiking this summer and noticed that shorelines around your favorite lake have more plants? Or, as you are biking or driving around town, have you seen new rain gardens being installed? Environmental improvement projects are underway all across Minnesota,...
August 7, 2012 - 10:27am
March 28, 2012
Legacy funding approved in Senate
Appropriation of legacy funds was unanimously approved by the Senate Thursday in the form of a bill carried by Senator Bill Ingebrigtsen, R-Alexandria. The bill would commit $5.5 million for Asian carp barriers and $1.8 million for a University of Minnesota aquatic invasive species...
government / news / state
March 28, 2012 - 12:00am
February 4, 2011
Legacy Weekend to showcase arts, history, outdoors
The cities of Alexandria and Glenwood are joining forces to attract local and state visitors to a unique weekend featuring arts, history and outdoor events February 11-13. The Alexandria/Glenwood area is fortunate to have strong arts, historical and cultural events year round and...
February 4, 2011 - 12:00am
April 5, 2010
Some Legacy projects stirring controversy
ST. PAUL - Most observers say they are happy with how money from a sales tax increase is being spent on outdoors and arts projects. But there...
government / news
April 5, 2010 - 10:10am
Lawmakers try to play straight with Legacy Act proceeds
ST. PAUL - It is tempting to use newly available sales tax money to help plug a nearly $1 billion state budget deficit, but arts and outdoors groups who are getting the money say legislators and Gov.
government / news
April 5, 2010 - 9:39am
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