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Taxes to dip for some in Alexandria
Plans take shape for veterans memorial
City Hall to add credit card machine
With higher deer population, Minn. wolf numbers jump 25 percent
Minn. mom, former Olympic swimmer, competes for $1M on Survivor TV show
Volleyball: Knights gain momentum as Chargers search for answers
Tennis: Silverstreaks improve to 15-1 with another victory
WCA takes first in Class A at huge Mega Meet
Football: Lakers fall to Warriors, 23-7
Tennis: Lakers sweep Wolverines, 7-0
Cedar Building seeks 'history hoarders' and provides glimpses into past
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DNR release: Optimistic about Saturday's duck opener
Posted, but done properly? Rules, prosecuting case can be complicated
Mike Frisch: Cover more water
A whirlwind of a win: Alexandria anglers take big payday in first pro tournament
DNR roadside survey: Pheasant index down 26 percent
Mary M. Odland
James "Jim" W. Anderson
Letter: Music and songs with meaning
Commentary: A dialogue on race and a Confederate flag
It's Our Turn: The importance of precise guesstimation
Letter: Who earned the right to sit during anthem?
Echo Press Editorial: Feds delay in health care hurts consumers
Dairy council seeks candidates
Tomato tasting at the library
What's wrong with my tomato plant?
There's still time to plant veggies
Haying and grazing OK on some Conservation Reserve land
Fairfield Inn to open in January
Data trackers zero in on Alexandria area
Tastefully Simple confirms layoffs, opening up building space for tenants
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September 8, 2017
UPDATE: Individuals in three-vehicle crash on Highway 29 identified
A three-vehicle crash on Highway 29 north near Miltona left traffic backed up in both directions for about a quarter of a mile on Thursday,...
September 8, 2017 - 8:20am
July 13, 2017
Bremer Foundation grant helps with Miltona playground
The Miltona Science Magnet School received $75,000 from the Otto Bremer Trust to help pay for its new playground, recently installed by community members and volunteers. Miltona was one of 13 organizations in western and south-central Minnesota given more than $550,000. During its...
July 13, 2017 - 3:53pm
July 12, 2017
Taking a spin through Miltona Tornado Days
Starting this weekend, Miltona will open its doors for the annual Tornado Days, with a bounce house, a free family movie, horse-drawn wagon rides...
July 12, 2017 - 6:23pm
June 28, 2017
Work on new Miltona playground starts
The rain didn't stop the community of Miltona from carrying out a dream project that has been several years in the making this last weekend....
June 28, 2017 - 11:29am
June 6, 2017
Blood drive visits Miltona
The American Red Cross will hold a blood drive in Miltona on June 7 from noon to 6 p.m. at the Community Center, 5590 County Road 14. Donors can make an appointment by downloading the free Red Cross Blood Donor App, visiting redcrossblood.org or calling 1-800-733-2767. Donors can...
June 6, 2017 - 11:37am
May 4, 2017
Cleanup at Smokey Timbers
About 50 SkillsUSA members from Alexandria Technical and Community College volunteered their time to rake leaves, clean up fallen trees, install...
May 4, 2017 - 5:06pm
April 26, 2017
Man faces weapons, burglary charges after guns stolen near Miltona
A 42-year-old Sioux Falls, South Dakota, man made his first appearance in Douglas County District Court on Monday after he was charged with six...
April 26, 2017 - 6:13am
February 15, 2017
Miltona working toward a new playground
The Miltona Science Magnet School got closer to its goal of building a new playground over the weekend. A Dream, Build, Play dinner and silent...
February 15, 2017 - 9:25am
February 1, 2017
Alexandria Public Schools spelling bee results announced
Sixty-three students in first through fifth grade participated in the Alexandria Public Schools Elementary Spelling Bee held Jan. 20 at Woodland...
February 1, 2017 - 11:00am
November 2, 2016
City liquor stores turn a profit
Booze is big business in Douglas County. Sales of wine, beer, hard liquor and other alcoholic beverages last year topped a combined total of $7.4 million at five cities in the county that operate liquor stores — Alexandria, Brandon, Millerville, Miltona and Osakis. With its...
November 2, 2016 - 6:00am
October 20, 2016
County Road 3 to close for roadwork
County Road 3 between County Road 5 and County Road 14 east of Miltona will be closed temporarily Friday, Oct. 21, in preparation for road work that will begin next week. The road will be closed next week for a culvert replacement project. It will remain closed for approximately...
October 20, 2016 - 4:50pm
October 14, 2016
Team Miltona unites to fight hunger
Members of the Miltona community and beyond are invited to attend Team Miltona's second annual Harvest Pack to Fight Hunger on Saturday, Oct. 22, at 9 a.m. at Miltona Community Center. Just 28 cents provides a well-balanced meal, and one packet feeds six people. Twenty percent of...
October 14, 2016 - 2:15am
September 9, 2016
Funeral director says clown life not as different as you might think
Editor's note: Double Lives of Douglas County will be an occasional feature in the Echo Press, profiling people who have a hobby or second-calling...
September 9, 2016 - 12:00am
August 22, 2016
Miltona man charged with fleeing police - again
Alexandria police used a stun gun while arresting a 32-year-old Miltona man Friday night after authorities say he intentionally rear-ended another...
August 22, 2016 - 4:18pm
July 23, 2016
UPDATE: Miltona driver charged after high-speed chase
A 32-year-old Miltona man faces a felony charge of fleeing a peace officer in a motor vehicle during a high-speed chase that began in downtown...
July 23, 2016 - 9:59pm