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Cards and games bring seniors together
Magic, wonder and faith at Church for the Harvest
New method for funding nursing homes?
Snow Saturday Night
Law enforcement blotter: January 22, 2015
Boys hockey: Alex can't overcome Bemidji's torrid start as Cards drop second straight
Jets adding Hogan, Heimerdinger to front office
Sports roundup from Saturday, January 24
Girls hockey: Shorthanded Alexandria falls 1-0 against Bemidji
NFLPA instructs Patriots players to 'reserve comment'
Speaker to share about weight loss journey
Harper’s Chord to perform at Carlos Creek
Tribute band plays at upcoming Alexandria Marching Band fundraiser
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Where are they now?
Engaged - Wilts and Hedstrom
Births - Douglas County Hospital through January 12, 2015
Births - Douglas County Hospital through January 3, 2015
Engaged - Pavek and Jossart
Births - Douglas County Hospital through December 28, 2014
Wildlife of Douglas County: Fisher
Dayton proposes expanded buffer zones along Minnesota waters
Wildlife of Douglas County: Short-tailed weasel
Ready for a challenge?
Buck bagged in Wyoming
Helen Howie, 88
Service - Ruby Benson, 73
Funeral - Allan Altnow, 86
Funeral - Maynard Radil, 79
Marilyn Berghe, 77
Letter: Can’t afford pro sports
Letter: Quotes can shed light on disputes
Letter: Practicing good hygiene habits is important during cold, flu season
It's Our Turn: Twins take refreshing approach at caravan stop
Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down: Views by the Echo Press
2014 Farm Bill crops education seminars offered
Minnesota Grown Directory seeks new members
Funding secured for water quality initiative
Potato growers invited to hearing on check-off fees January 23
Winter garden college planned
Jody Hanson promoted within Lakes Newspaper Group
JCPenney reports good, bad news
Alexandria Industries CEO outlines keys to company’s success
Alexandria Clinic lab earns accreditation
Operation Round Up grants announced
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 fixed so she can get to her job. A senior citizen, stuck at home, will be able to enjoy a hot meal delivered to his door. Those are the...
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