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UPDATE: Boyfriend with a record arrested in crash that killed University of St. Thomas student
Motorcycle crash on I-94 near Garfield leaves Nevada man dead
Douglas County preliminary tax levy shows 3.96 increase
Gravel pit plan has Forada concerned; meeting set for Wednesday
Law Enforcement Blotter: Monday, September 18
Volleyball: Streaks win conference game against Upsala
Tennis: Cardinals defeat Moorhead, 6-2
Tennis: Minnewaska adds loss and win to record
Blizzard hockey: Alexandria opens season with a weekend split
Soccer: Cards lose 6-2 to Moorhead despite Kuhn's two goals
New musicians invited to Open Mic Night
Habitat for Humanity dedicates home, seeks more clients
Photo of the Week
Essay contest: What stories can the stones tell?
Don & Betty Kuelbs
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Gary & Molly Buse
DNR release: Optimistic about Saturday's duck opener
Posted, but done properly? Rules, prosecuting case can be complicated
Mike Frisch: Cover more water
A whirlwind of a win: Alexandria anglers take big payday in first pro tournament
DNR roadside survey: Pheasant index down 26 percent
Betty Ruth Berry
Martha Lynn Greengo
Mary M. Odland
It's Our Turn: A whole lot of living to do
Observations from the Archives: 1967: Corn silk bandit robs Holmes City co-op
Letter: Bike helmets prevent brain injuries
Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down: Views from the Echo Press Editorial Board
It's Your Turn: Readers react to Wi-Fi on school buses
Dairy council seeks candidates
Tomato tasting at the library
What's wrong with my tomato plant?
There's still time to plant veggies
Haying and grazing OK on some Conservation Reserve land
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Feds allow more time for comment on Internet access
Alexandria ReStore remains open, plans expansion
Glenwood resort receives Century Resort designation
Minnesota adds 7,700 jobs in July; unemployment rate unchanged
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YOU ASKED: What's with the graffiti around town?
Graffiti is not a new problem, nor is it a problem unique to the Alexandria area. But recently, the word "rise" has been spray painted in numerous...
April 20, 2017 - 6:26am
April 14, 2017
You Asked: 'What do I do with yard waste?'
Some Douglas County residents are wondering why Pope Douglas Solid Waste Management is no longer offering yard waste drop-off services. One reader...
April 14, 2017 - 11:43am
April 7, 2017
Tree cutting at Brophy Park part of bigger plans
What happened to all the trees at Lake Brophy Park? Why are they all being cut down? These are questions being raised by numerous people in...
April 7, 2017 - 11:42am
February 16, 2017
You asked: What happened to hospital's chapel?
A reader sent us a letter to the editor, printed in today's issue, that asks what happened to the chapel that used to be at the Douglas County...
February 16, 2017 - 8:50am
January 4, 2017
YOU ASKED: What's with the military airplanes at the airport?
Flashing red lights at night over Chandler Field at the Alexandria Municipal Airport has one reader wondering what is going on. The reader noticed a lot of activity at the airport and thought it looked like military aircraft flying in and out of the airport. "With all the things...
January 4, 2017 - 9:00am
November 25, 2016
YOU ASKED: What are the rules surrounding panhandlers?
In the warmer months, it is not rare to see panhandlers around Alexandria, particularly near Walmart and Doolittles Woodfire Grill. A reader asked what the rules are surrounding such circumstances, and if the behavior is allowed. According to Alexandria Police Chief Rick Wyffels,...
November 25, 2016 - 7:00am
October 21, 2016
YOU ASKED: Who owns the tennis courts?
It may not be the right season for tennis right now, but we've had several readers ask who owns the tennis courts on the corner of Jefferson...
October 21, 2016 - 6:30am
August 10, 2016
What do you do if you get pulled over?
You're driving along when all of a sudden you glance in your rearview mirror and see a sight you don't want to see: red and blue flashing lights. The familiar sound of a police siren drowns out the music coming from your stereo. You panic and realize you are getting pulled over. Now...
August 10, 2016 - 12:00am
May 6, 2016
YOU ASKED: Who owns a lake?
Who owns a lake? If your land runs all the way around a lake, can others legally access it if there is no public access? What is an environmental...
May 6, 2016 - 12:00am
April 29, 2016
YOU ASKED: Will sidewalks be built on Scenic Heights Road?
A reader sent the newspaper a question about Scenic Heights Road, a heavily traveled street that connects from McKay Avenue and provides a route...
April 29, 2016 - 12:00am
March 11, 2016
YOU ASKED: Can something be done about old signs?
We've all seen them hanging around town, long after anyone wants to see them. They're outdated and just no longer useful. They're old signs for...
March 11, 2016 - 12:00am
February 17, 2016
Alexandria's flag pole has rich history
Does the city of Alexandria have a flag pole? How about an official city flag? Readers recently asked the newspaper those questions and the answer...
February 17, 2016 - 12:00am
December 16, 2015
You Asked: What authority do law enforcement students have?
An Echo Press reader submitted the question: "What kind of authority do Alexandria Technical and Community College (ATCC) law enforcement...
December 16, 2015 - 12:00am
December 11, 2015
YOU ASKED! - What happens at Carlos State Park in the winter?
An Echo Press reader submitted a question regarding what kinds of activities take place at Lake Carlos State Park during the winter. One thing's...
December 11, 2015 - 12:00am
December 9, 2015
What is digging work on County Road 82?
A reader wanted to know about the big trenching project along County Road 82, west of Alexandria. It's part of a major undertaking by Alexandria...
December 9, 2015 - 12:00am