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Two arrested for garage burglaries in Alexandria
Low turnout for township elections in Douglas County
News Briefs: Fargo police lieutenant kills himself
Tiremaxx helps Douglas County Car Care Program
Cards' rally comes up short as Alex falls in the AAA quarterfinals
Sports schedule for Wednesday, March 12
Cold shooting dooms Chargers
Osakis girls fall to Sauk Centre
Shorthanded Cards come up short
Alexandria DECA reestablished
Harness creativity in upcoming art class
High school students invited to submit work for art competition
Engaged - Drewes and Quinn
Births - Douglas County Hospital through March 3, 2014
Births - Douglas County Hospital through February 23, 2014
Engaged - Mathiowetz and Wagner
Carvers coming to Alexandria
Landgaard lands nice walleye on Ida
Fish Report: Thaw makes for messy conditions
Whitetails: Are local numbers too low?
Fishing for a good cause
I'm Just Sayin': Why are geo-politics so difficult for us?
Observations from the archives, 1914: Saloon element unsuccessful in Evansville
Echo Press Editorial: ‘Hello, I’m from your power company’
It’s an opinion on the Opinion page
They call this ‘affordable’ health care?
Let’s Get Growing workshop offered Saturday, March 29
Spring is in the air
Funding to improve pollinator health
Farmland that keeps on giving
Minnesota Farmers Union board passes special orders
Viking Antiques relocates
Minnesota Lakes Maritime Museum creates new position
Ecumen Bethany Community receives award
Widseth Smith Nolting, Architecture One merge
Donnelly grows manufacturing footprint, capacity
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
Brian Strand, 78
Tyler Hadley, 20
Herbert Guenther, 88
Odilia Roers, 83
Funeral - Jerome Ricks, 86
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