Weather Forecast



January 25, 2017
The residential entrance provides quick access to the recycling center at Pope Douglas Solid Waste Management in Alexandria. (Lowell Anderson | Echo Press)
YOU ASKED: How can I get rid of old metal objects?
January 25, 2017 - 11:00am
May 9, 2016
Start spring cleaning with metal clean-up day
May 9, 2016 - 11:43am
September 12, 2014
All traffic must enter the site from Nokomis Street – watch for signage. Vehicles will be routed along the Alexandria Technical and Community College’s truck-driving training area and directed to drop-sites. All traffic will exit onto 18th Avenue East or Jefferson Street. Only cash will be accepted for drop-off fees.
Echo Press graphic.
Round up appliances, e-waste, bulbs
September 12, 2014 - 12:00am
June 13, 2013
Bill cracking down on metal theft clears hurdle
June 13, 2013 - 10:38am
April 24, 2013
Alexandria Street Department workers collected items to be recycled during Metal Pick-Up Day Tuesday. Not as many residents were able to haul their junk metal to the curb as in past years because of all the snow. For that reason, the city has scheduled a second Metal Pick-Up Day on May 21. (Photo by Lowell Anderson)
Too much snow? Another metal pick up day scheduled
April 24, 2013 - 12:00am
April 22, 2013
Metal Pick-Up Day in Alexandria still on for tomorrow; another date added
April 22, 2013 - 9:04am
April 17, 2013
Metal theft up 80 percent
April 17, 2013 - 12:00am
November 30, 2012
Klobuchar introduces bill to limit metal theft
November 30, 2012 - 12:00am
November 27, 2012
Bill cracks down on rise in metal theft
November 27, 2012 - 2:40pm
April 22, 2009
Time to clean up clutter
April 22, 2009 - 12:00am
February 14, 2009
Bill targets metal thefts
February 14, 2009 - 3:40pm