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DNR discovers two more cases of invasive species in Beltrami County
'Good progress' reported on Highway 29 bridge in south Alexandria
Law enforcement blotter: Thursday, August 25
'Awesome' State Fair opens with more security
Motorcycle crash victim says gear saved his life
Sports schedule for Saturday, August 27
Girls tennis: Osakis ties for seventh at Delano tourney
Girls soccer: Tie tests Alex to begin season
Hobie's new toy: Released in April, the Eclipse paddleboard draws intrigue
Sports schedule for Friday, August 26
Underwater Art: Decoys on display in Evansville
Robby Vee finishes out summer concert series
Harper's Chord comes to Carlos Creek Winery
Alpha Course teaches basics of faith
Strive to be a foundation for others
Births - Aug. 26, 2016
Engaged - Hanson and Lund
Births - through Aug. 12, 2016
Engaged - Dokken-McFann and Gran
Births - Aug. 3-8, 2016
DNR to close Mille Lacs walleye season next month
Morken: What the numbers say about declining hunters and anglers
Stringer full of walleyes
Work begins on statewide deer management plan
A big bass for Beau
Carol J. Hansen
William 'Bill' Bretz
Clara "Clair" A. Gustafson
Bernard "Bernie" V. Dulski
Arland E. Hirman
COMMENTARY: What they're fighting over
COMMENTARY: Clean Power Plan will penalize Minnesota
IT'S OUR TURN: Recalling the dawn of the digital age; facing its challenges
EDITORIAL: Long wait for mental health care must be fixed
IN THE KNOW: Leadership Alexandria is unique blend with strong return
Producers should consider available assistance
Monarchs, roadsides and the law
A century of family and faith
Kensington represented in Princess Kay of the Milky Way
Kalpin family recognized as 2016 U of M Farm Family
MMFCU concludes 60 Days of Giving campaign
Community solar program shining for REA
Chamber Ambassadors visit three local businesses
Celeste Edenloff returns to Echo Press
Dew Drop Inn changes ownership
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
June 1, 2016
While Memorial Day weekend has become known to many as the kick off to summer in Minnesota and is often busy with traveling and activities, Memorial...
June 1, 2016 - 12:00am
LETTER: Observing Memorial Day
To the editor: This year we marked the 147th observance of Memorial Day. While many spent the long weekend enjoying the first days of summer with friends and family, we should not lose sight of the meaning behind this federal holiday. I hope you will take a moment to reflect on this....
June 1, 2016 - 12:00am
May 28, 2016
MnDOT urges travelers to use caution in work zones over Memorial Day weekend
MnDOT urges travelers to use caution in work zones over Memorial Day weekend ST. PAUL, Minn. - The Memorial Day weekend is approaching and summer construction roadwork around the state is getting into full swing. The Minnesota Department of Transportation urges motorists to use...
May 28, 2016 - 7:00am
May 27, 2016
Aboard the I-400 super sub
When Miltona teenager Harry Arvidson decided to join the Navy in 1942, little did he know that he would become one of the first to step foot...
May 27, 2016 - 8:14am
May 13, 2016
Ecumen Bethany Community honors those that serve
In honor of Memorial Day, Monday, May 30, Ecumen Bethany Community in Alexandria presents an opportunity to recognize those that have served, past and present. With a $50 tax deductible donation, individuals can honor a veteran with an LED-lit flag that will be placed on the hill...
May 13, 2016 - 12:00am
May 22, 2015
The picture-perfect weather this friday will slowly turn to rain over the weekend. But slowly. Saturday will bring increasing clouds but nothing...
May 22, 2015 - 6:42pm
May 26, 2014
Honoring the price of freedom
Communities throughout Douglas County honored those who gave the ultimate sacrifice for their country by holding Memorial Day ceremonies this...
May 26, 2014 - 1:00pm
Memorial Day services to salute soldiers
Memorial Day services will take place throughout Douglas County today, honoring those who gave the ultimate sacrifice for their country. In Alexandria, a parade will begin at 10 a.m., starting at Second Avenue and Kenwood Drive and continuing along Second Avenue to Kinkead Cemetery....
May 26, 2014 - 8:06am
May 29, 2013
VIDEO: Out and About: Remembering freedom's price
With a Memorial Day parade on Broadway on Memorial Day, the Alexandria community paid tribute to the brave men and women who gave the ultimate...
May 29, 2013 - 12:00am
May 27, 2013
Today's Memorial Day services, parades salute fallen soldiers
Today, the nation will observe Memorial Day to honor the U.S. men and women in military service who made the ultimate sacrifice for our country. Here is a list of Memorial Day events in the area: ALEXANDRIA The Memorial Day parade will form at 7th Avenue and Broadway at 10 a.m....
May 27, 2013 - 6:00am
May 22, 2013
A glimpse into military life and death
Editor's note: The following is part one of a two-part blog entry written by Patty Roth of Alexandria. She's deployed in Afghanistan as a critical...
May 22, 2013 - 12:00am
May 30, 2012
VIDEO: Despite downpour, tourists poured in for Awake the Lakes
Into each life, a little rain must fall. But does it have to always happen during Rib Fest time? That's what Coni McKay, director of the Alexandria...
May 30, 2012 - 12:00am
VIDEO: Memorial Day dedication - 'Our freedoms are not free'
Droves of people lined Broadway to see the Memorial Day parade in Alexandria on Monday. After steady downpours during Awake the Lakes on Saturday,...
May 30, 2012 - 12:00am
May 26, 2012
Veterans can get into Valleyfair free this weekend
Valleyfair is honoring "hometown heroes" with Military Appreciation Days this Memorial Day weekend, May 26-28. Any member of the armed service, active or veteran, will receive a free regular admission ticket into Valleyfair. Along with free admission, members of the military...
May 26, 2012 - 7:17am
May 25, 2012
Grand marshal of Alexandria Memorial Day parade wants all veterans in spotlight
For years, Dennis Carstens of Alexandria has marched in the Memorial Day parade. This year, if he's able to, he'll ride in a convertible and...
May 25, 2012 - 11:45am