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Local lab tech self-diagnoses cancer
Broadway update: Rain slows operations
For the record
Alexandria Fire Department earns Life Safety Award
Volleyball: Osakis dominates Little Falls in home opener
Sports roundup from Thursday, August 28
Volleyball: Ashby sweeps CGB
Alex youth softball team takes second in Morris travel league
Artist workshop to teach watercolor technique
A strong sense of self
Lake Region Pioneer Show to be held September 5-7
Awana resumes at New Life Christian Church
GriefShare seminars begin September 16
Wedding - Colton and Kriel
Births - Douglas County Hospital through August 15, 2014
Engaged - Mistele and Maloney
Engaged - Helberg and Schmidt
Engaged - Ondracek and Stone
All the outdoors has to offer
Prairie Lakes Audubon Chapter opens
DNR welcomes public comments on lake in Grant and Stevens
Youth outdoor activity day draws hundreds to Alex Shooting Park
Saturday Morning Forecast Discussion
Shirley Nelson, 79
Gloria Anderson, 91
Loren Spaulding, 95
Lyle Rindahl, 71
Funeral - Shirley Nelson, 79
Making dreams a reality
Vast majority of Americans claim some religious affiliation
Honor Flight experience never forgotten
Observations from the archives, 1964: Twelve beef loins stolen from Steakhouse
Echo Press Editorial: Don't fall for this phone scam
4-H food stand served locally grown food at the Douglas County Fair
Amy Klobuchar receives Champion of Agriculture award from AAW group
Asian soybean buyers tour Minnesota farms
Douglas County Extension assists community garden
When are my melons ready to pick?
New helicopters increase speed, improve safety
Knute Nelson to showcase new technology at State Fair
Charter to switch to all-digital network
Douglas Scientific and LGC team up
Dr. Shan Flatt joins Alexandria Clinic
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December 19, 2008
What's next for CLRSD?
The Brandon Township Board of Supervisors has voted to withdraw from the Central Lakes Region Sanitary District. The 2-1 decision - made at the board's regular monthly meeting Monday night - sets in motion what could be a two-year process in removing the township from CLRSD. One...
December 19, 2008 - 12:00am
December 17, 2008
Brandon Township votes to withdraw from CLRSD
The Brandon Township Board of Supervisors has voted to withdraw from the Central Lakes Region Sanitary District. The vote - taken at the board's regular monthly meeting Monday night - was 2-1. The decision was based on a pledge by the Big Chippewa Whiskey Devils (BCWD) sewer stoppers...
December 17, 2008 - 12:00am
December 12, 2008
Proceeds from sesquicentennial license plates help State Capitol restoration project funding
Minnesotans now have an opportunity to support the restoration of the State Capitol building by purchasing an official Minnesota Sesquicentennial license plate. Senator Ann H. Rest (DFL-New Hope) and Minnesota Sesquicentennial Commission members sponsored legislation this past session...
December 12, 2008 - 12:00am
November 27, 2008
Sewer project squeaks ahead
A multimillion dollar sewer project that has created sharp controversy in Douglas County cleared two major hurdles this week - barely. The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency Citizens' Board voted 5-4 at its November meeting Tuesday to issue an agency permit for the $26 million third...
November 27, 2008 - 12:00am
September 26, 2008
State tables sewer project
State officials temporarily dammed up plans this week for a controversial local centralized sewer system, citing the need for further study. The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency Citizens' Board unanimously voted Tuesday to table for 30 days its decision regarding the third phase...
September 26, 2008 - 12:00am
September 3, 2008
Osakis school project on ballot
Voters in Osakis School District 213 need to pay special attention to the ballot during the September 9 primary election. There is a special question on the ballot asking voters to approve a $6.7 million building bond referendum. If approved, the funds will be used for the acquisition...
September 3, 2008 - 12:00am
August 29, 2008
Paving project to start on I-94 near Alexandria
If you're planning to drive on the freeway east of Alexandria in the next couple of weeks, expect some delays coming back into town. A paving project on the westbound Interstate 94 lanes will begin Wednesday, September 3. The stretch of road under construction is from the Douglas/Todd...
August 29, 2008 - 12:00am
August 22, 2008
Sewer project for Brandon lakes area is under review
Citing engineering, cost, and financing issues, the Central Lakes Region Sanitary District board voted to send Phase II of the sewer project back to the engineers to again review the options for sewage and waste water management around the Brandon Township lakes of Chippewa, Whiskey,...
August 22, 2008 - 12:00am
Looking for help? Find it Tuesday
If you're having difficulty in your day-to-day life - from making ends meet to being in an abusive relationship - an event in Alexandria next week will offer some help. Project Community Connect is designed to help local people who are struggling with a wide range of problems find...
August 22, 2008 - 12:00am
August 1, 2008
I-94 work to begin soon
Get ready for some delays if you're traveling on Interstate 94 out of Alexandria. A pavement marking project will begin Thursday, August 7. Work will start on I-94 from the Douglas/Todd County line to Highway 114 (near the Garfield exit). The contractor will perform preliminary...
August 1, 2008 - 12:00am