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Magic, wonder and faith at Church for the Harvest
New method for funding nursing homes?
Snow Saturday Night
Boys hockey: Alex can't overcome Bemidji's torrid start as Cards drop second straight
Jets adding Hogan, Heimerdinger to front office
Sports roundup from Saturday, January 24
Girls hockey: Shorthanded Alexandria falls 1-0 against Bemidji
NFLPA instructs Patriots players to 'reserve comment'
Speaker to share about weight loss journey
Harper’s Chord to perform at Carlos Creek
Tribute band plays at upcoming Alexandria Marching Band fundraiser
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Where are they now?
Engaged - Wilts and Hedstrom
Births - Douglas County Hospital through January 12, 2015
Births - Douglas County Hospital through January 3, 2015
Engaged - Pavek and Jossart
Births - Douglas County Hospital through December 28, 2014
Wildlife of Douglas County: Fisher
Dayton proposes expanded buffer zones along Minnesota waters
Wildlife of Douglas County: Short-tailed weasel
Ready for a challenge?
Buck bagged in Wyoming
Helen Howie, 88
Service - Ruby Benson, 73
Funeral - Allan Altnow, 86
Funeral - Maynard Radil, 79
Marilyn Berghe, 77
Letter: Can’t afford pro sports
Letter: Quotes can shed light on disputes
Letter: Practicing good hygiene habits is important during cold, flu season
It's Our Turn: Twins take refreshing approach at caravan stop
Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down: Views by the Echo Press
2014 Farm Bill crops education seminars offered
Minnesota Grown Directory seeks new members
Funding secured for water quality initiative
Potato growers invited to hearing on check-off fees January 23
Winter garden college planned
Jody Hanson promoted within Lakes Newspaper Group
JCPenney reports good, bad news
Alexandria Industries CEO outlines keys to company’s success
Alexandria Clinic lab earns accreditation
Operation Round Up grants announced
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
June 4, 2014
Letter - Road project hurts Holmes City
To the editor: Summer is upon us along with the road construction season. Holmes City is scheduled for a reconstruction project – not the road resurfacing and curb and gutter that was discussed years ago. It will dig up the existing County Road 4 in Holmes City and take the curve...
opinion / letters
June 4, 2014 - 12:00am
September 11, 2013
I-94 lane to shut down between Alexandria, Garfield
Motorists on eastbound Interstate 94 between Garfield and Alexandria will encounter intermittent daytime lane closures starting this week, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT).
September 11, 2013 - 9:07am
October 3, 2012
Big changes in store for Highway 29 South
Big changes await the main southern route in and out of Alexandria - Highway 29 South. The public is invited to attend a meeting on Thursday,...
October 3, 2012 - 12:00am
August 10, 2012
Broadway work in full swing
If you plan on traveling on Alexandria's Broadway between 8th and 50th Avenue, be prepared for traffic jams and delays. Crews are busy resurfacing...
August 10, 2012 - 12:00am
October 1, 2010
Bike route awaits County Road 42
Bicyclists will soon have another designated safe route to ride in Douglas County. At Tuesday's regular Douglas County Board meeting, commissioners approved a bike route designation and restricted parking resolution in regard to the reconstruction project along County Road 42. The...
October 1, 2010 - 12:00am
Big project to begin on Geneva Road
It's been in the works for about 10 years, but now it looks like it's finally going to happen. A one-mile stretch of Geneva Road is set to receive...
October 1, 2010 - 12:00am
June 30, 2010
Here's the news on County Road 42
With summer in full swing, people may be wondering why the construction project on County Road 42 hasn't started yet. According to Dave Robley,...
June 30, 2010 - 12:00am
September 2, 2009
Road project changes Carlos
With one Douglas County road construction project pretty much completed, another one is under way. County Roads 9 and 13 in Carlos are being...
September 2, 2009 - 12:05am
August 26, 2009
County Roads 42, 11 open
County roads 11 and 42, north of Alexandria, are now open. This view shows a new section of County Road 11/34 looking south toward the intersection...
August 26, 2009 - 12:05am
August 5, 2009
Progress made on CR 42: Detour will be lifted soon
Vacationers may not like this summer's weather, but it's been an advantage for road construction crews. "The dry summer has helped," said Douglas County Public Works Director Dave Robley of the road construction project on County Roads 42/11/34.
August 5, 2009 - 12:05am