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Five things to know from city council
Council hires garbage hauler, acts on other items
Council members, mayor get 10 percent bump
Updated: Rock legend Bobby Vee dies
Minnesota authorities seek new tips in 5-year-old death investigation
Area volleyball: Section play getting under way
Blizzard hockey: Steel run past Alex
Blizzard hockey: Alex routs Rochester 8-0
8-5A Football: Cards to face winner of Spuds, Lumberjacks
5AA football: Osakis to face Benson in section quarterfinals
In Pursuit of a Dream is performed across the area
The Bible: More reliable than any story in history
Celebrate the harvest with Applefest
Births - Oct. 21, 2016
Births - Oct. 14, 2016
Engaged - Schwab and Ronning
Engaged - Schmitz and Volesky
A memorable moose in Alaska
DNR Release: Lake Carlos State Park to offer snowshoe-lacing workshop
From the stand: Doe tagged on a perfect evening
Mike Frisch: Find the fish first
Lake Miltona hosting pro musky world championship
Gayle J. Gondek
Daniel Curtis Larson
Lorraine M. Essler
LETTER: Kulp shows strength, determination
LETTER: Sen. Westrom listens to constituents
LETTER: Westrom willing to 'go to the mat'
LETTER: Vote for growth and opportunity
IT'S OUR TURN: What does asthma feel like?
How to manage box elder bugs
2017 Minnesota Gardening calendars are now available
Wheat council seeks candidates for board of directors
Five ways to protect your garden from deer
Crops benefit from proper application of livestock manure
LAPW announces 2016 Employers of the Year
Alexandria among cheapest cities for car insurance
FAST adds large robotic welder to Glenwood facility
Alexandria credit unions team up to volunteer
Chamber Ambassadors visit three businesses
hires and promotions
On The Street
August 21, 2013
Out and About: Around the county this week
Harmon Killebrew's legacy of work with hospice is alive and well more than two years after his passing away while using hospice services. A...
August 21, 2013 - 12:00am
October 2, 2009
A strike against illiteracy
The Echo Press "Strike Out Illiteracy" bowling tournament September 17 raised more than $4,500 in an effort to help supplement learning in area...
October 2, 2009 - 12:00am
April 24, 2009
Ice meets its match
For nearly five long months, Lake L'Homme Dieu has been imprisoned by ice. On Tuesday, the lake shook off the last of its icy shackles. April...
April 24, 2009 - 12:00am
April 1, 2009
Roads in rough shape
Roads around Douglas County have taken a beating this winter. But it wasn't because of snow, sand or salt. "It's not even traffic," noted Douglas...
April 1, 2009 - 12:00am
March 25, 2009
When will ice leave?
If the dreary cold weather is bringing you down, lift your spirits with thoughts of spring - and when the ice will leave the lakes. It's time for the Echo Press' annual Ice Out Contest. The person who guesses when the ice will melt away on Lake L'Homme Dieu will win a fun summer-time...
March 25, 2009 - 12:00am
March 4, 2009
Free video course offers advice for getting out of debt
Worried about your finances? Struggling with a mountain of debt? Wondering how you will keep your home? The Unity Foundation of Alexandria will soon present a series of video presentations that will provide help and advice - for free. The "Dave Ramsey Total Money Makeover" will...
March 4, 2009 - 12:00am
February 6, 2009
More townships pull of out CLRSD
Two more Douglas County townships have decided to drop out of the Central Lakes Region Sanitary District. Supervisors for both LaGrand and Moe Townships voted unanimously Monday to withdraw from CLRSD. Both townships were a part of the first phase of the district's proposed multimillion-dollar...
February 6, 2009 - 12:00am
January 5, 2009
'Coalition for a People's Bail Out' plans rally at Capitol today
A coalition of organizations, bringing together union members, welfare rights organizations and others will hold a rally on the opening day of the Minnesota legislative session today. Their message: Demand that the state take concrete steps to protect low-income and working Minnesotans...
January 5, 2009 - 12:00am
September 24, 2008
A smashing success
The Echo Press "Strike Out Illiteracy" bowling tournament last Thursday was a big success, according to organizers of the first-ever event. Thirty teams participated, winning prizes and bragging rights. Proceeds from the event - more than $4,000, according to initial estimates -...
September 24, 2008 - 12:00am
August 8, 2008
The community unites against crime
Jay Halverson (left) and Kevin Guenther (right), Alexandria police officers, helped Rob Solyntjes, an Alexandria firefighter, when he got tased by Jim Gripne, Alexandria police officer, during a demonstration at Community Night Out. The event, hosted by the Alexandria Police Department,...
August 8, 2008 - 12:00am
August 1, 2008
Community invited to rally against crime
The Alexandria Police Department and the city workers will join forces with thousands of other communities to celebrate the 25th annual "National Night Out." The local event, "Community Night Out - Growing Stronger by Building Strong Community Partnerships," is set for next Tuesday,...
August 1, 2008 - 12:00am
July 18, 2008
Police put brakes on car sale - temporarily
The Minnesota State Patrol and the Alexandria Police Department temporarily shut down a used car sale at the Douglas County Fairgrounds Wednesday morning. The reason? The dealer didn't have the proper license. Although Brandl Auto Connection, based in St.
July 18, 2008 - 12:00am