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Search for missing teen leads to three arrests in Alexandria
County board OKs refunding of hospital bonds
Alex is sweet spot for young families
Photo of the Week - Dog playing on melted ice
Pushing for a new identity
Sports roundup from Thursday, December 18
Cards continue their climb
Third period goals give Cards win
Osakis girls cruise past LPGE
Extra warmth for the holidays
Music video shoot reset for Monday
Veterans associations assist food shelf
You're invited to Christmas dinner
A gift of love
Engaged - Owen and Krause
Births - Douglas County Hospital through December 15, 2014
Births - Douglas County Hospital through November 30, 2014
Engaged - Pachan and Konzen
Engaged - Boyle and Sartore
Pheasant summit: Habitat improvements needed on private land
Controlling the common carp
Pheasant summit: Focus on improving private land habitat
Spring turkey hunting applications being accepted
Recipe for success: A look a few favorite venison recipes
Mayme Hokanson, 96
Memorial Service - Carl Kremer, 67
Reanie Mrnak, 87
Melvin Paradis, 75
Donald Huwe, 82
Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down: Views by the Echo Press
It's Our Turn: Holiday birthday myths debunked
Letter: Turn technology off for child’s development
Letter: The value of a quarter has risen
Letter: No one else can do it for you
Photo contest features birds for all seasons
More wildlife habitat approved
Last minute gifts for the constant gardener
Greater protection for specialty crop growers
Grant money available for agriculture teachers
Marine Corps League collects "Toys for Kids"
Solar Skies to close in Alexandria
Just a Jaunt’s $500 passport winner announced
Slumberland helps families during holidays
New building will house plumbing company
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
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