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August 26, 2013
Tax talk turns testy at council meeting; conflict of interest question raised
August 26, 2013 - 8:23pm
August 23, 2013
Woman found dead near Long Prairie, authorities investigating
August 23, 2013 - 7:18am
School taxes to go down, revenues up
August 23, 2013 - 12:00am
A resident who lives near the scene of the fire at 2580 County Road 120 NE took this photo of the fire minutes before firefighters arrived on the scene. (Contributed photo)
No cause determined for lake home fire
August 23, 2013 - 12:00am
A J.C. Penney sign was found under-neath some tin that was taken down this week at Past and Present Home Gallery at 619 Broadway in Alexandria. (Echo Press photo by Al Edenloff)
A sign of Alexandria's past comes to light
August 23, 2013 - 12:00am
Out on Interstate 94 last Wednesday, a group of MnDOT workers, tow truck drivers and emergency responders learned more about the recently in-stalled high-tension cable barriers and how they work. Jay Winn (center) rep-resented the cable barrier manufacturer, Gibraltar, and showed the group how the system's posts function and can easily be repaired if struck by a vehicle.(Echo Press photo by Amy Chaffins)
VIDEO: Cable barrier goes up on I-94 near Alexandria
August 23, 2013 - 12:00am
Lee Ostendorf, owner of Tiremaxx of Alexandria, handed the keys of a 1997 Lincoln Continental that Tiremaxx repaired for Douglas County Car Care Program to Rose Coulliard. Contributed
Tiremaxx becomes one-a-month repair shop
August 23, 2013 - 12:00am
Senator Bill Ingebrigtsen, R-Alexandria, doesn't support a ban on guns at the State Capitol. An advisory committee discussed the issue on Tuesday. Don Davis, Forum News Service
Guns at Capitol scare some visitors
August 23, 2013 - 12:00am
FORCE America breaks ground on new manufacturing plant
August 23, 2013 - 12:00am
DNR question of the week: Ash trees producing seed; is this weather related?
August 23, 2013 - 12:00am
Habitat for Humanity to hold auction Tuesday
August 23, 2013 - 12:00am
Tennis association awarded acrylic surfacing funding
August 23, 2013 - 12:00am
Farm tax not part of special session
August 23, 2013 - 12:00am
Del Mari Runck of Alexandria took this photo from the bike path that runs along Lake L'Homme Dieu. Contributed
Photo of the Week - Sunset on L'Homme Dieu
August 23, 2013 - 12:00am
August 22, 2013
Douglas County Hospital's surgery center gets highest score from Consumer Reports
August 22, 2013 - 7:08am
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