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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
July 22, 2016
Study shows many drivers express road rage
Nearly 80 percent of drivers expressed significant anger, aggression or road rage behind the wheel at least once in the past year, according to a new study released by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety. The most alarming findings suggest that approximately 8 million U.S. drivers...
July 22, 2016 - 12:00am
August 15, 2014
Speed limit study ordered for road near new high school
What should the speed limit be on Pioneer Road by the new Alexandria Area High School? The Alexandria City Council is in the process of determining it. At its meeting Monday night, the council requested the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) to conduct a speed study...
August 15, 2014 - 12:00am
March 1, 2013
Carp fighters hook into invasive solutions
ST. PAUL -- Minnesotans fighting Asian carp think they may have temporary and permanent ways to slow the advance of the voracious eater. Organizations...
March 1, 2013 - 12:00am
November 7, 2012
Alexandria receives legacy grant for historic context study
The Minnesota Historical Society (MHS) awarded a Minnesota Historical and Cultural Heritage Grant in the amount of $7,000 to the city of Alexandria to fund the research and drafting of a historic context study of the city. Historic context studies describe the broad patterns of historical...
November 7, 2012 - 12:00am
May 25, 2012
New historical and cultural heritage grants awarded; Douglas County gets $7,000 for new study
The Minnesota Historical Society has announced that 12 organizations in 11 counties will preserve and share the state's history with support from Minnesota Historical and Cultural Heritage Grants, funded by the Legacy Amendment.
May 25, 2012 - 12:00am
October 22, 2010
Adult coed Bible study set
The Alexandria Area YMCA and the Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) have partnered together to offer an adult coed Bible study that will run on Saturday mornings from October 30 through December 18. The instructor of the course will be John Beem, and the study will be on the...
October 22, 2010 - 12:00am
May 30, 2010
New study says nearly all structure fire deaths happen in home fires
According to a new study, Home Structure Fires, from the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), home fires account for 92 percent of fire deaths that occur in structures. These fires cause an average of 2,840 civilian deaths each year. "This study strongly underscores the...
May 30, 2010 - 10:40am
May 14, 2010
Neighborhood Bible study set
Headwaters Fellowship will host a neighborhood Bible study at The LakeHouse, near Alexandria, from 7 to 9 p.m. each Tuesday beginning May 18. The study, called "Loving God and Loving Your Neighbor," will feature music, free refreshments, healthy snacks, Bibles and an informational...
May 14, 2010 - 12:00am
October 23, 2009
Shalom Lutheran hosts men's Bible study
Shalom Lutheran Church in Alexandria has begun hosting a weekly men's breakfast Bible study Friday mornings from 7:30 to 8:30 a.m. at Traveler's Inn in downtown Alexandria. The study is usually led by one of Shalom's pastors, but everyone's input is welcome. Newcomers, visitors and...
October 23, 2009 - 12:00am
June 5, 2009
919918 Public Notice - City of Alexandria Environmental Summary
Public Notice Publish June 5, 2009 CITY OF ALEXANDRIA ENVIRONMENTAL SUMMARY MAY 18, 2009 Project Name: Water Treatment Plant Rehabilitation and Filter Addition Project Number: 1210001-3 Legal Description: NW 1/4, Section 17, Township 128N, Range 37W, Douglas County Project...
June 5, 2009 - 1:00am
April 1, 2009
New Alzheimer's study shows need to support family caregivers
U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar says a new national study on Alzheimer's disease highlights the need for federal legislation, which she has introduced to help families with elder care responsibilities. According to a new study by the Alzheimer's Association, 5.3 million Americans are...
April 1, 2009 - 12:00am
January 28, 2009
School boundary study approved
School District 206 administrators have their work cut out for them in the next few months. At Monday night's regular school board meeting,...
January 28, 2009 - 12:00am
December 19, 2008
Column - District to be commended
Alexandria School District 206 has a big order to fill. It needs to come up with ways to deal with budget shortfalls while continuing its offering of top-notch academic programs, maintaining quality facilities and buses, offering a variety of extra curricular programs, and so on. And...
December 19, 2008 - 12:00am
December 17, 2008
Some parents upset over new school boundaries
Emotions were in full swing at Monday night's regular Alexandria School District 206 board meeting. The topic that got the pot stirring was the proposed plan for the new elementary attendance boundaries. Fewer than 20 parents attended the meeting.
December 17, 2008 - 12:00am
September 3, 2008
Nelson Wellness Center participates in national Parkinson's case study
The Barrows Neurological Institute, based in Phoenix, Arizona, is conducting a national case study to learn of the effects caused by stress, anxiety and spirituality in individuals living with Parkinson's disease. The Nelson Wellness Center will serve as a satellite study site and...
September 3, 2008 - 12:00am