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UPDATE: Le Homme Dieu drowning victim identified
Still time to attend Vikingland Builder's Association Home Tour this weekend
Don't get ripped off at State Fair
Minnesota wolf population stable
5-year-old Henning girl injured in farm accident
Volleyball: Osakis goes 2-2 at Albany Tournament
Sports schedule for Saturday, August 27
Girls tennis: Osakis ties for seventh at Delano tourney
Girls soccer: Tie tests Alex to begin season
Hobie's new toy: Released in April, the Eclipse paddleboard draws intrigue
Underwater Art: Decoys on display in Evansville
Robby Vee finishes out summer concert series
Harper's Chord comes to Carlos Creek Winery
Alpha Course teaches basics of faith
Strive to be a foundation for others
Births - Aug. 26, 2016
Engaged - Hanson and Lund
Births - through Aug. 12, 2016
Engaged - Dokken-McFann and Gran
Births - Aug. 3-8, 2016
DNR to close Mille Lacs walleye season next month
Morken: What the numbers say about declining hunters and anglers
Stringer full of walleyes
Work begins on statewide deer management plan
A big bass for Beau
Carol J. Hansen
William 'Bill' Bretz
Clara "Clair" A. Gustafson
Bernard "Bernie" V. Dulski
Arland E. Hirman
COMMENTARY: What they're fighting over
COMMENTARY: Clean Power Plan will penalize Minnesota
IT'S OUR TURN: Recalling the dawn of the digital age; facing its challenges
EDITORIAL: Long wait for mental health care must be fixed
IN THE KNOW: Leadership Alexandria is unique blend with strong return
Producers should consider available assistance
Monarchs, roadsides and the law
A century of family and faith
Kensington represented in Princess Kay of the Milky Way
Kalpin family recognized as 2016 U of M Farm Family
MMFCU concludes 60 Days of Giving campaign
Community solar program shining for REA
Chamber Ambassadors visit three local businesses
Celeste Edenloff returns to Echo Press
Dew Drop Inn changes ownership
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
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
December 2, 2015
YOU ASKED: Why does the library need video surveillance?
Everyone has seen them in one establishment or another: the signs warning patrons that there is video surveillance and they may be on camera. However,...
December 2, 2015 - 12:00am
November 4, 2015
You asked: Is there a train derailment plan?
An Echo Press reader who resides near the railroad tracks submitted a question concerning what would happen if an oil tanker overturned in Alexandria...
November 4, 2015 - 9:08am
September 23, 2015
You Asked: What's up with the slippery handicap parking lines?
A question was submitted to the Echo Press regarding the usage of blue paint on the handicap parking lines. The reader noted that this paint...
September 23, 2015 - 12:00am
September 16, 2015
You Asked: Why does Alexandria have a Smokey Bear sign?
Have you ever noticed the Smokey Bear fire danger sign standing on 17th Avenue West and Broadway Street in Alexandria? Echo Press reader Mary...
September 16, 2015 - 12:00am
You Asked: What’s up with the increased helicopter traffic?
More medical and military flights happening
September 16, 2015 - 12:00am
September 11, 2015
You Asked: Can you leave an unoccupied car idling?
A recent “You Asked” article about leaving pets alone in running cars spurred one reader to ask, “isn’t it unlawful to leave a car running when unattended?” While some states do have laws against leaving vehicles idling, Minnesota does not. However, individual cities...
September 11, 2015 - 12:00am
You Asked: What is the story behind the boot fence?
Driving along Highway 29, a row of boots can be seen placed on fence posts beside a tattered flag. Some find it endearing, some find it haunting,...
September 11, 2015 - 12:00am