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April 20, 2018
A fire at Alden Just Road Maintenance, 416 Geneva Rd. NE, Alexandria, was reported at about 4:50 p.m. Friday, April 20. (Ross Evavold / Echo Press)
Fire strikes Alden Just
12 hours 49 min ago
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Judge says Wetterling files are public
14 hours 5 min ago
Photo of the Week
15 hours 16 min ago
Douglas County commissioners congratulate two Douglas County Sheriff's Office employees at Tuesday's regular board meeting. Deputy Bryan Ziegler and Jail Sergeant Kristie Reuss (right) were commended for completing an independent leadership program. (Celeste Edenloff / Echo Press)
Sheriff's employees get leadership training
18 hours 1 min ago
This is a copy of a personnel policy that was sent out last week as part of the County Board packet. A new one was sent out five days later. play button
County drops idea to stop employees from talking to media w/video
18 hours 44 min ago
Law Enforcement Blotter: Wednesday, April 18 and Thursday, April 19
19 hours 54 min ago
Superintendent Julie Critz of the Alexandria Area School District talks about Devin Lancaster, right, a 2017 AAHS grad who is now a student in Alexandria Technical & Community College's welding program. (Ross Evavold / Echo Press)
Area working to plug skills gap
20 hours 8 min ago
Alexandria's Dave Grewey fishes off the ice on Lake Victoria the morning of April 17. Grewey said there was about 30 inches of ice still on the lake. (Eric Morken / Echo Press)
Time to worry about opener? More than 30 inches still covered many area lakes this week
April 20, 2018 - 6:41am
April 19, 2018
West Central Area school medalists from the April 21 Section 6A speech meet: From left: John Barber, Emily Engen, Brianna Kreft, Matthew Poyzer and Nathan Lewis. (Contributed)
Kreft to defend state speech title
April 19, 2018 - 9:22am
For the record
April 19, 2018 - 6:27am
April 18, 2018
The Douglas County Hospital has been serving the region since 1955 as a non-profit, community owned and locally governed hospital. A name change will be announced on May 11. (File photo)
Hospital to change name
April 18, 2018 - 4:09pm
Law Enforcement Blotter: Tuesday, April 17
April 18, 2018 - 2:34pm
Dawson Karl, 19, spends time in the worklab at Transition Tech, a program that supports special education students after graduation. (Contributed)
Program helps students make transitions
April 18, 2018 - 2:14pm
This drawing is an "in process draft" of the Big Ole Central Park Master Plan. The street that designates parallel parking on both sides of the road is Second Avenue. (Contributed)
Big plans for Big Ole Park
April 18, 2018 - 11:58am
Lanes close on I-94 between Garfield, Evansville
April 18, 2018 - 9:10am