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Schools not reimbursed for state costs: Fewer fans, venue costs to blame
At least four tornadoes confirmed in southern Minnesota storm
Law Enforcement Blotter: Sept. 20
County sets preliminary levy
El Nino conditions likely across region throughout winter
Cross country: Alexandria teams take second at Rocori
Volleyball: Cardinals sweep for third straight win
Volleyball: WCA rolls over Owls in sweep
Sports briefs: Aces tryouts set for Oct. 1
Girls soccer: Defense, Reineke edge Tech for a fifth straight win
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....
Dr. Jerry and Jane McCrery
Duane and Connie Shelden
Zebra mussels confirmed in Barrett Lake in Grant County
Drawdown underway on Lake Christina
Opener comes in hot
Strong breeding-duck numbers make for expected good opener Saturday
Holding on to summer
Shirley Ann Battey
Patrice "Patty" Den Hartog
Rebecca "Becky" Smith
Rebecca "Becky" Smith
Letter to the Editor: Problems with medicare
THUMBS UP/THUMBS DOWN
1968: St. Ann's gets new church
Paid Political Letter: Warlow represents Minnesota values
Letter to the Editor: Feedback welcomed on B-E strategic plan
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
Skid steer row: Burgeoning Alexandria industry makes attachments for skid loaders
Minnesota's unemployment rate drops to 19-year low
Fraud-stricken Minnesota grain co-op looks for quick sale
Minnesota businesses confront opioid crisis
Did safari hunter kill a co-op? Minnesota elevator manager accused of stealing $2 million
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September 8, 2018
Gun raffle to help build Veterans Memorial Park
Another big fundraiser is in the works to help build a Veterans Memorial Park in Alexandria. A banquet and gun raffle will take place at the...
September 8, 2018 - 7:50am
August 13, 2018
Veterans park marches along
A key step toward building a Veterans Memorial Park in Alexandria was taken Monday night. The Alexandria City Council authorized the city attorney...
August 13, 2018 - 10:10pm
August 11, 2018
Letter to the Editor: Veterans park will be a healing area
To the editor: My letter is in response to Rick Jones' Aug. 3 letter.
August 11, 2018 - 10:16am
March 22, 2018
Statue move tabled by county
The statue of a civil war soldier that has stood on the Douglas County Courthouse lawn for more than a century could be moving to Alexandria's...
March 22, 2018 - 12:58pm
January 20, 2018
Names sought for veterans memorial
Here's a way to give a lasting tribute to those who have served in the U.S. Armed Forces: Purchase a space to display their name on granite tablets...
January 20, 2018 - 6:25am
December 26, 2017
Veterans memorial gets a home
Plans to build a veterans memorial in Alexandria moved ahead Tuesday. The Alexandria City Council agreed to authorize the use of Legion Park...
December 26, 2017 - 10:24pm
December 23, 2017
Veterans memorial on council agenda
An update about a plan to build a veterans memorial in Alexandria will be presented at the Alexandria City Council meeting on Tuesday, Dec. 26. A representative from the group that's pursuing the project, Gabe Pipo, is expected to give the latest information.
December 23, 2017 - 11:36am
October 20, 2017
COMMENTARY: Mentally ill fall through the cracks
By Gabe Pipo, retired Douglas County sheriff's deputy, Alexandria, MN We live in a democracy, with Constitutional Rights, set forth in the Bill of Rights. This means that we have certain rights provided by the Constitution and those rights should not be violated until we infringe...
October 20, 2017 - 7:16pm
August 17, 2017
Downtown eyed for veteran's memorial
It looks like Alexandria is going to be joining the cities of Brandon, Osakis, Long Prairie and Elbow Lake in honoring local veterans. Gabe...
August 17, 2017 - 3:49pm
July 5, 2017
Echo Press Editorial: Veterans memorial is long overdue
Kensington, population 301, just dedicated a Veterans Memorial Park. Osakis, home to 1,743 residents, Long Prairie with a population of 3,497,...
July 5, 2017 - 6:27pm