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Translating the marks on our landscape
Law enforcement blotter: February 26, 2015
News Briefs: Fish house removal deadlines near
Merchants association plans to bring plants back to downtown
Change may come to invasive species decal law; resorts don’t like it
Class A State Wrestling: Prairie Valley's Nibbe, WCA-A-B-E's Nohre both take second
State wrestling: Coyers place fifth, Hagen sixth
State wrestling: Alex wrestlers' seasons end in consolation round
Girls basketball: Focus shifts to playoffs after Cards wrap up share of CLC title
Alexndria girls basketball gets second seed in 8AAA tournament
Music makes us whole
Peterson seeking entries for Congressional Art Competition
Super Bowl champ to perform worship concert
Strangers no longer
Photography exhibit to open in Evansville
Engaged - Barlage and Lukas
Births - Douglas County Hospital through February 15, 2015
Engaged - Koep and Highdale
Engaged - Wilson and Ostendorf
Engaged - Reed and Patterson
Wildlife of Douglas County: Pileated woodpecker
Giant crappie through the ice
DNR survey shows Minnesota’s moose population remains low
Nohre named MDHA region director
Aiming for success
LaVerne Weisgram, 93
Funeral - Wilbur Nelson, 93
Funeral - Margie Kleven, 59
Funeral - William Bjerkness, 45
Marvin Wolbersen, 76
It's Our Turn: Hockey fights are pointless
State should not tax business property and family cabins
Food shelf ‘match’ is a myth
Echo Press Editorial Board: Keep public notices public
Border-to-border high-speed Internet isn’t nice, it’s necessary
Corn and soybean growers feature on-farm water use
Area farmers invited to sign on to lawsuit
Let’s Get Growing workshop set
Local turkey farmers attend conference at State Capitol
Column: Using natives in your garden
Douglas County DAC gives honors
Alexandria Clinic receives diabetes recognition
A new way to get your replacement SSA-1099 online
Library offers free copies of tax forms
Kraus-Anderson recognized for work on high school
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
June 5, 2013
VIDEO: Confident dreamers, Jefferson High School Class of 2013
A picture perfect late spring day set the scene for the Jefferson High School Class of 2013 graduates as they marched across the stage at Citizen's...
June 5, 2013 - 12:00am
May 29, 2013
VIDEO: Out and About: Remembering freedom's price
With a Memorial Day parade on Broadway on Memorial Day, the Alexandria community paid tribute to the brave men and women who gave the ultimate...
May 29, 2013 - 12:00am
VIDEO: Lakes are now awake
"By the time we're through, the lakes will be awake," predicted a member of the band, Contention, that played during Rib Fest Saturday night. The music was among many highlights of this year's Awake the Lakes - Alexandria's kick-off to the summer season hosted by the Alexandria Lakes...
May 29, 2013 - 12:00am
May 22, 2013
VIDEO: Changes on Hawthorne
An old house on Hawthorne Street and 7th Avenue East in Alexandria came tumbling down last week. It will be replaced by a parking lot and expansion...
May 22, 2013 - 12:00am
May 15, 2013
VIDEO: High-flying electrical work
Look, up in the sky! It's a bird, it's a plane (actually a helicopter), it's...CapX2020 man. Motorists traveling on Interstate 94 west of Alexandria saw the unusual sight of a worker suspended from a tethered line connected to a helicopter last week. Aerial crews have been working...
May 15, 2013 - 12:00am
May 1, 2013
VIDEO: Helicopter work planned along I-94
Motorists on Interstate 94 between Alexandria and Sauk Centre may notice crews in helicopters working near the interstate starting Thursday, May 2. The CapX2020 utilities will use a helicopter for work on several transmission structures that were installed along I-94. A helicopter...
May 1, 2013 - 12:00am
VIDEO: Ready, set ... slow!
A slow bicycle race at the Eco Fair Thursday not only offered a unique competitive challenge, it also provided a peek into new bicycles that...
May 1, 2013 - 12:00am
April 24, 2013
VIDEO: Out and About - Oklahoma! performed by high school students
Jefferson High School students stepped into the boots of cowboys, cowgirls and ranchers for their spring musical, Oklahoma! The Rodgers and Hammerstein classic wrapped up a four-day run with a packed house at Discovery Middle School's Auditorium in Alexandria Sunday. Students showcased...
news / school
April 24, 2013 - 12:00am
March 29, 2013
VIDEO: Brandon-Evansville band performs at Kennedy Space Center
The Brandon-Evansville Charger band left Minnesota's winter that wouldn't quit weather on March 23 and headed to sunny Florida. The band was chosen by the Disney Performing Arts Onstage committee. Performances were scheduled for March 27 on the Waterside Stage at Downtown Disney...
March 29, 2013 - 9:45am
March 27, 2013
UPDATE THURSDAY 10:45 A.M.: VIDEO: Fire destroys house in Alexandria
A fire destroyed a two-story house in southeast Alexandria Wednesday. A passerby spotted smoke and flames coming from the home of John "Jack"...
March 27, 2013 - 12:44pm
March 12, 2013
UPDATE WEDNESDAY: VIDEO: Firefighters respond to Douglas Machine
A sprinkler system at Douglas Machine helped stop a fire from spreading on Tuesday. Alexandria firefighters responded to the roof fire at about...
March 12, 2013 - 2:24pm
February 27, 2013
VIDEO: Alexandria Polar Plunge breaks records
Ice swimming. Norwegians, Swedes and Fins do it all the time for no apparent reason. Folks of all ilks banded together on Sunday at Arrowwood...
February 27, 2013 - 12:00am
November 7, 2012
VIDEO: Out and About: Pro-life activists end protest in prayer at courthouse
Hundreds of pro-life activists gathered in just above freezing temperatures Sunday under gloomy skies on the Douglas County Courthouse lawn to pray to end abortion. Alexandria Minnesota Citizens Concerned for Life held its annual "Walk for Life" to promote alternatives to abortion....
November 7, 2012 - 12:00am
October 24, 2012
VIDEO: Pumpkin fest? Fruits battle for prominence at winery
Chilly temperatures may have driven the masses inside for wine tastings and food fare at Carlos Creek Winery's Applefest on Saturday but rustic Minnesotans also trickled out onto the patio and throughout the vineyard. While the festival is named for the apple harvest, pumpkins...
October 24, 2012 - 12:00am