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Broadway closed for Party in the Street
Meet the new Pet of the Week: Granite (w/video)
Funds flow in for improved child protection
Law enforcement blotter: July 30, 2015
Farmers speak out against new water rules
Toivonen to be inducted into Minnewaska Hall of Fame
Blue Anchors baseball: Alex is dealt one-run defeat
Legion makes a pattern of peaking at the right time
Resorters Golf Tournament: Decorated champs
Much more than soccer
Cancer: a win-win
Make a joyful noise unto the Lord
Strap on your boots for an Old West melodrama
Jazz Dot Combo to perform Thursday
Legacy grant helps repair Evansville Art Center
Engaged - Hacker and Cruz
Births - Douglas County Hospital through July 27
Engaged - Moe and Prins
Engaged - Bryan and Moran
Engaged - Iker and Hansberry
Beware! Wild parsnips are lurking in Douglas County
DNR announces another conservative deer season across much of Minnesota
Minnesota dentist accused of killing Zimbabwe's popular Cecil the lion
DNR Question of the week
Weeds, weeds, everywhere weeds
Jo Ann Broom, 80
Conrad Pfeffer, 87
Ann Heimdahl, 74
Mavis Hentz, 88
Orlyn Dosdall, 91
Echo Press Editorial: Primary election in Alexandria makes sense
It's Our Turn: Turning ideas into action
Needs of children are of vital importance in federal spending measures
Kudos to Alexandria’s Mayor Carlson
KCMT-TV: No longer here, but impact will never fade away
Klimeks recognized for farming contributions
July weed of the month: purple loosestrife
Gardening Tips: Pest control in the garden
A family legacy
Farmers, ranchers can apply for conservation assistance
JLG Architects earns accolades
Voyager Industries commits to safety
Diamond Buick GMC given Mark of Excellence
REA Operation Round Up grants awarded
ATCC receives skills grant
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
July 30, 2015
UPDATE: Motorcycle driver crashes near Brandon
A motorcycle driver crashed on County Road 58 near Whiskey Lake in Brandon Township Tuesday and was in the ditch until the next day when passers-by noticed the accident scene and called 911. The crash happened just east of County Road 7 northeast of Brandon, according to the Douglas...
July 30, 2015 - 11:41am
July 28, 2015
Cedar Building burglarized; police seek tips
The Alexandria Police Department (APD) received a call on Monday, July 27 that two burglaries had taken place at 700 Cedar Street. At 7:39 a.m., the manager of the 700 Cedar Building discovered that the business iFixiDevices had been broken into. Shortly after, it was discovered...
July 28, 2015 - 3:36pm
July 27, 2015
Beer at fair gets approved
It’s official: Beer will be sold at the Runestone Community Center during this year’s Douglas County Fair. At its meeting Monday night, the Alexandria City Council approved special event permits that allow Fat Daddy’s and the Depot Express to handle the beer sales for the...
July 27, 2015 - 10:02pm
Law enforcement blotter: July 24-26, 2015
DOUGLAS COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE July 24 Two people loading car hauler, helping friend who had car trouble, Brandon. Pontoon in ditch appears to have rolled out of driveway across the street, tow company called to scene, Alex. Complaint that they gave property to person...
July 27, 2015 - 11:42am
Water main breaks at The Senator
A water main break at The Senator Condominiums in Alexandria early Sunday morning caused some of the residents there to evacuate. The Alexandria Police Department was dispatched to the apartment complex at 1415 Lake Street at 2:40 a.m. on a report of a possible water main break....
July 27, 2015 - 7:10am
July 24, 2015
Local man charged after meth bust Wednesday
An Alexandria man is charged with four felonies related to a drug bust Wednesday. Justin Michael Caswell, 33, was charged Friday morning in...
July 24, 2015 - 1:01pm
Law enforcement blotter: July 23, 2015
DOUGLAS COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE July 23 Pope County Sheriff’s Office reporting possibly impaired driver en route from Glewnood to Alexandria, Hwy 29, Alex. Child abuse report, Alex. Request for extra patrol in neighborhood, items disappearing from yard, Carlos. Property...
July 24, 2015 - 10:21am
July 23, 2015
UPDATE: Crash at 14th and Fillmore results in injuries
One person was injured in a two-vehicle crash at the intersection of 14th Avenue and Fillmore Street in Alexandria Wednesday, July 22 shortly...
July 23, 2015 - 3:31pm
County Road 28 road work under way
Reconstruction work on Douglas County Road 28 has begun. Douglas County Public Works Director Dave Robley reported Thursday that the asphalt surface will be ground up this week and the earthwork will begin the week of July 27. A portion of County Road 28 is being reconstructed...
July 23, 2015 - 2:39pm
Drug bust turns up meth, shotgun in Alexandria Wednesday
A man was arrested during a drug bust in Alexandria Wednesday. The West Central Drug and Violent Crimes Task Force issued a search warrant at 2402 Cherry Lane NE and uncovered methamphetamine, methamphetamine paraphernalia and a sawed off shotgun concealed inside a vehicle at the...
July 23, 2015 - 10:48am
Law enforcement blotter: July 22, 2015
DOUGLAS COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE July 22 Vehicle fire, I-94, possible brake fire on semi-trailer, fire department cancelled. Tax and credit card fraud, Alex. Harassment, computerized prank call, Alex. Caller reporting neighbor standing on deck pointing long gun into...
July 23, 2015 - 9:40am
July 22, 2015
Robber gets 21 years in prison
A 29-year-old man, who terrorized the Alexandria community while committing a string of armed robberies 16 months ago, was sentenced to more...
News / crime
July 22, 2015 - 5:09pm
Speeds reduced by Woodland Elementary
A school zone speed limit on County Road 46 (McKay Avenue) at Woodland Elementary School has been reactivated. At the request of School District 206, the school zone speed limit has been implemented because of traffic to and from the school for their Community Education courses. Motorists...
July 22, 2015 - 12:57pm
UPDATE: Passenger hospitalized after crash on Dakota Street in Alexandria
A 77-year-old Alexandria man suffered serious injuries in a two-vehicle crash at the intersection of Dakota Street and Highway 29 Tuesday night. Duane...
July 22, 2015 - 12:29pm
July 21, 2015
Law enforcement blotter: July 20, 2015
DOUGLAS COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE July 20 Two juveniles at beach at 12:07 a.m., told to head home, Lake Latoka Beach. Unoccupied vehicle parked at business, Nelson. Unoccupied vehicle, side of road near white line, tagged, CR61 and Lake Ida Way, Alex. Report...
July 21, 2015 - 1:41pm