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It's time to chase their dreams
Remembering the uncle he never met
AgweekTV: Better grilling
Education funding up, but union urges veto
UPDATE: Last of 9 prisoners who escaped in state van caught on Minneapolis bridge
Eagles Horseshoe League Standings
Trap Shooting: Perfect score from Brezina leads Alexandria shooters
Track and Field: Minnewaska, WCA battle in subsections
Baseball: Merritt tosses complete game in starting pitching debut
Track and field: A-B-E sends eight to sections
Still duty bound: Inspiration Peak Legion conducts military honors
Memorial Day events
Photo of the week
Learn about easy-to-grow veggies
Engaged - Bruzik and Johnson
Engaged - Teichert and Kelly
Engaged - Schmidt and Murray
Engaged - Harstad and Engebretson
Wedding - Von Bank and Hoelscher
Morken: Becoming a better bow hunter
Nice bass for Maeyaert
Fee increases added to final environment bill
Morken: Still time to fill that tag as toms continue to sound off
Minnesota opener: Slow going on Reno Saturday morning
Timothy D. Claussen
Kathleen Rose Kaar
Letter: March for Truth in Glenwood
Letter: Suicide should never be glorified
Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down: Views by the Echo Press
Guest editorial: Take a bigger view of what's underwater
Observations from the Archives: 1967: Hardware Hank's is Official Barbie Trade-In Headquarters
4-H trains youth as camp counselors
4-H'ers take the stage
Master gardeners plant sale coming up
Crabgrass prevention in your home lawn
Gardening Brown Bag series offered
Winery, brewery and distillery hope customers come crawling
Groundbreaking next week on mental health facility
On the Street
New Aagard program provides tool cabinets for employees
Chamber introduces new networking event
hires and promotions
On The Street
January 20, 2017
KOOL-TV adds local weekend show
Alexandria-based Kool-TV has launched a new TV show featuring long-time broadcaster and meteorologist Mark Anthony and his wife, Tracey Anderson....
January 20, 2017 - 9:00am
November 26, 2015
Sanford employees get double bonuses
Sanford Health employees will receive a double bonus — its first ever — as thanks for their efforts in achieving a very healthy bottom line. Kelby Krabbenhoft, Sanford's chief executive officer, wrote employees to inform them of the bonus, which was paid to all eligible...
November 26, 2015 - 12:00am
November 11, 2015
The heart of Douglas County
After six months of meetings, open houses, community input, surveys and design refinements, a plan is in place for Douglas County's newest park. During...
November 11, 2015 - 12:00am
October 12, 2015
Wind whips area Monday
Whew! Have you recovered your lawn chairs and garbage cans after that wild windy weather Monday? Wind gusts topped out at 55 miles per hour at Alexandria Municipal Airport at 7:42 a.m.
October 12, 2015 - 2:20pm
October 9, 2015
Runic Tour success earns award
Alexandria was a stop on Runic Tour 2015 in April and now the event organizer, American Association of Runic Studies (AARS), has been awarded for its efforts.
October 9, 2015 - 8:06am
'Create a community where people feel truly connected'
During Tuesday's Impact Alexandria event, Mark Scharenbroich asked the crowd, "How can you improve your engagement with people in your life?" His...
October 9, 2015 - 12:00am
New blue hairdo for hospital staffer
Two weeks of fierce but friendly Penny Wars competition among Douglas County Hospital (DCH) staffers wrapped up with one of them walking away...
October 9, 2015 - 12:00am
October 7, 2015
Remodels on the way for county attorney, coordinator
The remodel of the district court area at the Douglas County Courthouse has wrapped up, but there's still a little more work to be done. During a meeting last month, county commissioners unanimously approved a project that will remodel and relocate the county attorney's office...
October 7, 2015 - 12:00am
Local woman convicted for her role in teen drinking party
Kulzer serves 10 days
October 7, 2015 - 12:00am
August 15, 2014
Hampton Inn and Suites ranked second in U.S.
The Hampton Inn and Suites Alexandria has the proud distinction of ranking number two out of 703 Hampton Inn and Suite Hotels in the U.S. for cleanliness and guest services for July 2014. “This proud rating comes with hard work and dedication by the staff at the local hotel,”...
August 15, 2014 - 12:00am
July 31, 2014
No-wake restriction on local lakes expires
No-wake zone restritions on 10 local lakes expired July 30. On July 1, the Douglas County Board of Commissioners authorized temporary special controls restricting watercraft wake 300 feet from shore on the following lakes: Geneva, Victoria L’Homme Dieu, Carlos, Darling, Cowdry,...
July 31, 2014 - 2:43pm
March 6, 2014
MPCA: Air pollution health alert issued for western Minnesota
The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) has issued an air pollution health alert for western Minnesota effective from noon on Thursday, March 6 through noon on Friday, March 7. Air quality monitors indicate that fine particle pollution is increasing across the central plain...
March 6, 2014 - 1:36pm
December 19, 2013
Alexandria School Board approves final levy
At the regular school board meeting held December 16, the Alexandria District 206 School Board certified the final 2013 (payable 2014) tax levy after holding a public hearing. The final levy certified by the board was approved at $11.297 million – a 0.73 percent increase...
December 19, 2013 - 10:10am