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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
September 3, 2014
Grants will help seniors, art scene and those without a vehicle
A blind person will be able to “see” a live play. A single mom on a tight budget with a sudden car breakdown will be able to get her car...
News / region
September 3, 2014 - 12:00am
September 18, 2013
Editorial: Too many parents fail to keep kids safe in vehicles
Without knowing it, many parents are putting their children at risk when they pull out of their driveway. The children aren't in safety seats or properly secured in the vehicle. It's Child Passenger Safety Week through September 21, an opportune time for parents to review their child...
opinion / editorials
September 18, 2013 - 6:36am
August 24, 2012
Saturation patrol of passenger-carrying vehicles winds up next week
Buses, limousines and other passenger-carrying vehicles are the focus during statewide saturation patrols scheduled from August 13-27, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT). Saturation activities will range from traffic enforcement, driver/vehicle inspections,...
News / state
August 24, 2012 - 12:00am
May 31, 2012
State to sell surplus vehicles at public auction in New Ulm
The State of Minnesota will auction approximately 35 cars and trucks, boat-motor-trailer packages, snowmobiles, equipment trailers, riding lawn mowers, Vermeer tree spade, shop equipment, Mohawk hoist, pickup tool boxes, fork attachments, and much more on Saturday, June 2nd in New...
May 31, 2012 - 4:58pm
September 30, 2011
1326178 Sealed Bids - City of Alexandria Vehicles
Sealed Bids Publish September 30, 2011 NOTICE TO BIDDERS The City of Alexandria has for sale the following vehicles: #1 - 1988 Chevy 1/2 Ton 4x4 truck with snowplow #2 - 1992 Chevy 1/2 Ton 4x2 long box #3 - 1989 Ford F Super Duty Utility Truck with cabinetry both sides Vehicles...
September 30, 2011 - 12:00am
August 13, 2011
State to auction off vehicles at auction today
About 120 state surplus vehicles of all types and sizes - including a Ford L8000 plow, F150, F250 and F350 trucks, E350 and E150 wheel chair vans, E250 cargo vans - will be sold by the state at the public auction today, Saturday, August 13 in Arden Hills. Other items that will...
August 13, 2011 - 5:38am
March 19, 2010
Gas prices nearly $1 per gallow higher today than last year
Average retail gasoline prices in Minnesota have risen 3.8 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.80 per gallon on Monday. This compares with the national average that has increased 3.6 cents per gallon in the last week to $2.78/g, according to gasoline price website MinnesotaGasPrices.com. Gas...
News / state
March 19, 2010 - 12:00am
October 16, 2009
Is it legal to attach GPS units to car windshields?
By Trooper Andy Schmidt Minnesota State Patrol Question: I recently purchased a portable GPS unit for my car. When reading the directions it stated that in California and Minnesota you could not attach it to the windshield. What is the reason for this? Answer: Our law in Minnesota...
October 16, 2009 - 12:00am
Tax breaks available for certain vehicle purchases
With 2010 models arriving in dealer showrooms, the Internal Revenue Service reminds taxpayers that purchasing a new car, light truck, motor home or motorcycle could qualify them for a special deduction for the state and local sales and excise taxes on their 2009 tax returns. Purchases...
October 16, 2009 - 12:00am