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Law Enforcement Blotter: Nov. 14-15
Firefighters battle house fire in Nelson
Driver taken to hospital after car goes off Highway 29
County gives lakes group $50,000
State swimming: Cardinals' 4x100 takes 16th at state
Sports schedule for Sunday, Nov. 18
Girls hockey: Brainerd-LF downs Alexandria in CLC play
Sports schedule for Saturday, Nov. 17
Alexandria's Boraas signs to play Division I golf
Friends for a century: Two women, who are almost 101, form unique bond
Running down a dream: Osakis mom overcomes pain, finished marathon
Visiting the wall: Four area vets join Rolling Thunder protest and rally in D.C.
A big heart: Forada firefighter loved helping everyone
And the most-requested library books are....
DeLaney Ann Jane
Minnesota deer kill down 9.5 percent from last year
A big buck with grandpa
A decoy buck with a bow
DNR report: Deer farm with past CWD cases identifies more
Deer report: An incredible week turns into such a low, and what to take from it
Robert "Bob" J. Johnston
Robert Edward Richardson
Ardean A. Hollatz
Commentary: What happens in mental health therapy?
It's Our Turn: America: Not a Christian nation
Letter to the Editor: Epilepsy is always newsworthy
An Echo Press Editorial: Don't be a victim of silent killer
Letter to the Editor: Start a path to health, vitality
4-H holds county competition
Extension schedules land rent meeting for farmers, landowners
Managing boxelder bugs as the cold sets in
Step away from that pruning saw!
Going far with 4-H horses
Wendy's closes in Alexandria
'Making my dreams come true': Minnesota farmer harvests her first crop at 27
Tubbs wins state award: Horizon Public Health leader is retiring in January
Meet new turkey farmers in the US’s largest turkey-producing county
hires and promotions
on the street
November 8, 2018
A father's legacy: Dusing uses modeling, fashion and jewelry to build up girls, young women
It started with a smooth stone with a hole at the top. Patty Dusing's father picked it up and gave it to her. He told her she could put a chain...
November 8, 2018 - 6:34am
January 19, 2018
Downtown loses antique store
Downtown Alexandria is losing one of its antique stores. Carriage House Antiques and Furnishings will close its doors at the end of February,...
January 19, 2018 - 6:13am
October 27, 2017
Mustard Seed leaves downtown
A faith-based book and gift shop that has been an institution in downtown Alexandria for more than 40 years is moving closer to Interstate 94....
October 27, 2017 - 10:06am
October 2, 2017
New in town: Several retail businesses open in Alexandria
Vacancies in Alexandria storefronts are being filled, as five businesses have relocated or opened in locations on Highway 29 North, downtown...
October 2, 2017 - 8:16am
July 21, 2017
Alexandria celebrates in the streets
For the fourth year in a row, Alexandria is barricading Broadway Friday night for its annual "Party in the Street." Begun as a way to celebrate...
July 21, 2017 - 5:32pm
A new place for ink opens in Alexandria
What used to be Randy's Menswear has shown signs of activity the past few weeks, but has remained a mystery as sheets were hung over the windows....
July 21, 2017 - 12:17pm
June 23, 2017
A race to get people in the door of downtown businesses
A new competition is coming to Alexandria this weekend, with the hope that downtown businesses will be the winners. Sponsored by Your Turn Boardgames...
June 23, 2017 - 11:07am
May 26, 2017
Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down: Views by the Echo Press
An inviting downtown
May 26, 2017 - 4:17pm
July 22, 2016
'Party in the Street' takes place today
Are you ready to party?
July 22, 2016 - 12:00am
March 25, 2016
A kind winter for downtown businesses
Alexandria doesn't roll up its sidewalks in the winter. In fact, the downtown area still gets a lot of business — not like the summer months,...
March 25, 2016 - 12:00am
February 17, 2016
Downtown sweet spot for 130 years
Since 1886, a bakery has operated at the corner of Fifth and Broadway in downtown Alexandria. "It's never, as far as I know, been closed and...
February 17, 2016 - 12:00am
February 27, 2015
The good, the bad, the ugly
Community responds to the reconstruction of Broadway
February 27, 2015 - 12:00am
November 16, 2012
Time to light up Alexandria!
When does the Christmas season officially begin in Alexandria? When Santa Claus turns the holiday lights on along Broadway, of course! Santa...
November 16, 2012 - 12:00am
July 20, 2012
Flower baskets brighten downtown
Flower baskets have been brightening up downtown Alexandria this summer. The flowers were planted in February as two-inch seedlings. Since then,...
July 20, 2012 - 12:00am
July 13, 2012
'Where's Waldo?' coming to downtown Alexandria
Where's Waldo? Well, for the month of July, he'll be in downtown Alexandria. To celebrate the 25th anniversary of Waldo's creation, his American publisher, Candlewick Press, has teamed up with the American Booksellers Association and 250 independent bookstores all across the country...
July 13, 2012 - 12:00am