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Law Enforcement Blotter: Friday, July 21 through Sunday, July 23
Officers on leave after shooting in Willmar, Minn.
Meet the new Pet of the Week: Harry (w/video)
Update: Six injured in multi-vehicle pile-ups near Brandon
Legion Baseball: Alex season ends with loss to Bemidji
Snowmen run over Bismarck into semis
Legion Baseball: Alexandria falls to Moorhead, survives through Saturday
Legion Baseball: Rain delays Alex-Moorhead game until Saturday morning
Junior Legion: Blacks win District 9 title
Loose Change to deliver free concert
Alexandria chaplain serves those in military service
VFW Auxiliary to host salad luncheon
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
At Douglas County Library: Fun socks, Legos and oh yeah, books!
Engaged - Friedrichs and Werk
Engaged - Batcher and Janssen
Engaged - Berglin and Kolden
Engaged - Gearman and Whiting
Wedding - Karthikeyan and Freborg
Should have got a bigger net: Eight-year old lands 50-incher on Miltona
Mike Frisch: Froggin' for big bass
Plenty of panfish for annual Senior Fishing Day
A booming bass bite: Local tournament circuit finds success on area lakes
Morken: Summer deer-hunting work will pay off in the fall
David "Dave" A. Dittberner
Charles S. "Chuck" Harris
Clifford W. Wunderlich
It's Our Turn: Dare to do a random act of kindness
Letter: Welcome sign needs attention
Views by the Echo Press Editorial Board: Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down
Letter: State's budget process is concerning
Commentary: Look at the big picture for B-E
Millerville gets hands-on with butter
Tractors to parade down 36 mile memory lane
Douglas County 4-H campers
Cattlemen invite public to July 11 get-together
4-H announces K-3 summer camps
A new place for ink opens in Alexandria
Author Faith Sullivan to sign books in Alexandria
Knute Nelson partners with Centrex Rehab, adds memory care unit
Glenwood State Bank joins top workplace list
New wedding venue opens in Alexandria
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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