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UPDATE: Le Homme Dieu drowning victim identified
Still time to attend Vikingland Builder's Association Home Tour this weekend
Don't get ripped off at State Fair
Minnesota wolf population stable
Viking Speedway: Thoennes holds off Zach Johnson as curfew ends things early
Volleyball: Osakis goes 2-2 at Albany Tournament
Sports schedule for Saturday, August 27
Girls tennis: Osakis ties for seventh at Delano tourney
Girls soccer: Tie tests Alex to begin season
Underwater Art: Decoys on display in Evansville
Robby Vee finishes out summer concert series
Harper's Chord comes to Carlos Creek Winery
Alpha Course teaches basics of faith
Strive to be a foundation for others
Births - Aug. 26, 2016
Engaged - Hanson and Lund
Births - through Aug. 12, 2016
Engaged - Dokken-McFann and Gran
Births - Aug. 3-8, 2016
DNR to close Mille Lacs walleye season next month
Morken: What the numbers say about declining hunters and anglers
Stringer full of walleyes
Work begins on statewide deer management plan
A big bass for Beau
Carol J. Hansen
William 'Bill' Bretz
Clara "Clair" A. Gustafson
Bernard "Bernie" V. Dulski
Arland E. Hirman
COMMENTARY: What they're fighting over
COMMENTARY: Clean Power Plan will penalize Minnesota
IT'S OUR TURN: Recalling the dawn of the digital age; facing its challenges
EDITORIAL: Long wait for mental health care must be fixed
IN THE KNOW: Leadership Alexandria is unique blend with strong return
Producers should consider available assistance
Monarchs, roadsides and the law
A century of family and faith
Kensington represented in Princess Kay of the Milky Way
Kalpin family recognized as 2016 U of M Farm Family
MMFCU concludes 60 Days of Giving campaign
Community solar program shining for REA
Chamber Ambassadors visit three local businesses
Celeste Edenloff returns to Echo Press
Dew Drop Inn changes ownership
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
September 12, 2014
Mayor's Minute: Project gets visit from health leader
The update on the project this week: The contractor is finishing the underground work and getting ready to do the sub-cut with the granular material....
September 12, 2014 - 12:00am
August 16, 2013
Digging begins on Broadway side streets
Heavy machinery is digging deep underground on side streets off Alexandria's busy Broadway. Right now, workers are replacing existing water...
August 16, 2013 - 12:00am
On the Street - August 16, 2013
Linda Gaugert, owner of Three Havens Artworks (THA) in Alexandria, announced the 2013 Artists of Three Havens.
August 16, 2013 - 12:00am
April 1, 2011
On the Street
Sheryl Bakewell, broker associate with RE/MAX Lakes Area Realty, was recently honored at a luncheon held at the Calhoun Beach Club in Minneapolis. She was presented with the RE/MAX Lifetime Achievement Award. This honors highly successful agents who couldn't achieve this award...
April 1, 2011 - 12:00am
March 11, 2011
Improvements await Fillmore, Cardinal Lane
Major upgrades are planned for two blocks of Fillmore Street and a 740-foot section of Cardinal Lane in Alexandria. At its February 28 meeting,...
March 11, 2011 - 12:00am
August 4, 2010
Alex teams take Heat on the Street
The Heat on the Street three-on-three basketball tournament saw three Alexandria teams bring home top honors last week. Dylan Galligan, Dan Gorghuber, Mitch Ronning and Eric Carlsen took the senior high division championship.
August 4, 2010 - 12:00am
June 21, 2010
Pavement marking on 3rd Ave. to begin next week
Motorists may encounter temporary lane closures on Third Avenue between Broadway Street and McKay Avenue in Alexandria during a pavement marking replacement project starting next Monday, June 28. Lane closures are required while crews replace existing pavement markings in driving...
June 21, 2010 - 9:04am
April 17, 2009
On the Street - 04-17-09
Cherry Street Books. 503 Broadway, Alexandria, will welcome author Catherine Urdahl for a reading and signing of her new children's book, Emma's Question. Emma's grandma is in the hospital and Emma wonders who will take her out for bagels and make up funny stories? Who will take...
April 17, 2009 - 12:00am
March 27, 2009
On the Street - 03-27-09
Abby Kleinschmidt has joined State Bank and Trust in Alexandria as assistant vice president and branch manager. She is responsible for managing all aspects of retail banking including consumer lending. A native of Sauk Centre, Kleinschmidt graduated from the University of Minnesota-Morris...
March 27, 2009 - 12:00am
March 13, 2009
Alexandria supports new way of funding local street projects
The Alexandria city Council is supporting a plan that would allow cities to establish Municipal Street Improvement Districts. If approved by the Legislature, this would let cities pay for local street improvement projects through a general levy or special assessment, spreading the...
March 13, 2009 - 12:00am
On the Street - 03-13-09
Jeff Kuhn, PE, Curt Meyer, PE, and Aric Welch, PE, were recently named as the three newest shareholders of Widseth Smith Nolting. A civil engineer in WSN's Alexandria office, Kuhn joined the firm in 2000. He has a broad background in a variety of civil engineering projects and...
March 13, 2009 - 12:00am
March 6, 2009
On the Street - 03-06-09
Peterbilt Travel Plaza of Alexandria is now open in the Pipeline Truck Stop. The company carries a full line of heavy-duty truck parts for all makes and models. Corey Olson has been appointed as the Peterbilt manager. Olson has more than 10 years of truck parts experience serving...
March 6, 2009 - 12:00am
February 27, 2009
On the Street - 02-27-09
David and Brenda Velde of the Velde Law Firm, Ltd. in Alexandria recently named Logan Moore as a partner in the law firm. The law firm name will be changed to Velde Moore, Ltd. Moore joined the law firm in 2001 and continues to focus his practice on bankruptcy matters. He graduated...
February 27, 2009 - 12:00am
February 20, 2009
On the Street - 02-20-09
Dan Swenson, MBA, has been selected as administrator of Long Prairie Memorial Hospital and Home. He has held positions at Appleton Area Health Services in Appleton, and Cooperstown Medical Center in Cooperstown, North Dakota. Swenson has experience in overall leadership, strategic...
February 20, 2009 - 12:00am
February 13, 2009
On the Street - 02-13-09
Lori Anderson, Habitat for Humanity of Douglas County executive director, attended the "No Hands but Yours" - Habitat for Humanity's 2009 National Affiliate Conference. At workshop sessions on every aspect of Habitat's work, 1,000 affiliate leaders from all over North America shared...
February 13, 2009 - 12:00am