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Events planned in Alexandria this month raise awareness of domestic violence
House Republicans challenge Clean Power Plan
Health insurance rate hikes upset state officials
Pampering and presentations featured at Women's Showcase
28 teams in Geneva Parent/Child Golf Tourney
Alex football: Cards win with plenty on the line at St. Cloud Tech
Osakis football: Pair of picks highlight 28-20 finale win
Sports schedule for Friday, October 9
Osakis volleyball rallies past Pierz
Jazz it up with Belle Amour
Laura Urban to speak on women in education
Not your Disney fairytales
Award ceremony to be held for local teen
Fall mission festival features missionary speaker
Engaged - Goellner and Hoium
Engaged - Becker and Sward
Engaged - Terhark and Ranweiler
Engaged - Cochran and Dietrich
New life in the fall
From the stand
DNR: Glacial Lakes State Park to remain open during deer hunt
DNR report: Duck season closed temporarily
Local pheasant count up
Funeral - William Zimmel, 96
Service - Dorthy Ost, 79
Service - Pride Colton, 64
Service - Ordell Krebs, 76
Bryan Kruchten, 33
AN ECHO PRESS EDITORIAL: School shooting shouldn't be shrugged off
Letter - Why did gas prices in town go up?
COMMENTARY: Prevent illegal spills to our water
Letter: Move library to north Broadway
Observations from the archives, 1915: Illegal distribution of alcohol suspected
Minnesota gardening calendars available
Bones are bad in potato pro-duction
Gardening Tips: Plant now for a beautiful garden
New resource for connecting farmers is launched
Protect your plants from early frost
Trumm Drug honored as outstanding business
Alexandria Industries begins expansion
Voyager Industries acquires Bear Track Products
Greater Minnesota job training grants available
JLG Architects ranked a top architecture firm
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
May 25, 2012
Agreement reached with District 206 teachers
Alexandria School District 206 and the local teachers union group recently reached an agreement on teachers' salary and benefits. The school board approved the contract during its May 21 meeting. Over two years - July 1, 2011 through June 30, 2013 - teachers will receive an overall...
News / school
May 25, 2012 - 12:00am
January 5, 2011
Salaries frozen: County approves 0 percent increase for elected officials
Douglas County commissioners are sticking to their guns when it comes to keeping the county's budget at a 0 percent increase. At Tuesday's regular...
January 5, 2011 - 12:00am
November 28, 2010
Douglas County Board to discuss salaries at special meeting
The Douglas County Board of Commissioners will meet in Conference Room E of the Courthouse for a special meeting on Wednesday, December 1 to discuss salary issues. Here is the agenda: 9 a.m. - Call to Order (in accordance with Minnesota Statute 13D the board will meeting in closed...
November 28, 2010 - 8:42am
November 17, 2010
Council approves salary increases
On a 3-2 vote, the Alexandria City Council approved a 2 percent increase in their salaries for 2011 and 2012. The council took action on the salaries at its November 8 meeting.
November 17, 2010 - 12:00am
August 28, 2010
POLITICAL NOTEBOOK: Horner suggests starting teachers early
August 28, 2010 - 7:55am
January 20, 2010
Teacher salary settlements drop to record low in state
Education Minnesota, a union of 70,000 educators, estimates more than half of the state's teachers accepted salary freezes in one or both years of their new two-year contracts. Salary increases averaged 0.77 percent in the first year, and 0.96 percent in the second year - the lowest...
News / school / state
January 20, 2010 - 12:00am
January 8, 2010
County sets salaries for 'team leaders'
A new year equals new leadership for the Douglas County Board of Commissioners and new salaries for four elected officials. At its organizational meeting Tuesday morning, the five county commissioners voted Paul Anderson in as the new board chair. Outgoing board chair Bev Bales...
government / News
January 8, 2010 - 12:05am
December 24, 2009
Commissioners split over elected officials' salaries
Per diems and mileage rates were set, the levy was approved, a report was heard from the state auditor's office and raises for some department heads were given while there was a debate over pay bumps for elected officials. These were just a few of the items that took place at Tuesday's...
December 24, 2009 - 12:05am
October 30, 2009
998983 Ordinance 648 - Council and Mayor Salaries
Ordinance 648 Publish October 30, 2009 ORDINANCE NO. 648 2ND SERIES AN ORDINANCE AMENDING ORDINANCE NO. 627, 2ND SERIES, ESTABLISHING THE COMPENSATION OF THE COUNCIL MEMBERS AND MAYOR OF THE CITY OF ALEXANDRIA The City Council of the City of Alexandria does ORDAIN: SECTION...
October 30, 2009 - 12:00am