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Sara Carlson

October 9, 2018
This is a body camera made by Axon, the same company that developed Tasers. (Contributed)
Alexandria police to get body cams in December
October 9, 2018 - 5:06pm
September 12, 2018
Mike Weber's Classic Clippers team won the Class C Championship in 2016. Weber is on the left. (Contributed photo)
In the Know: Body cams, budgets and baseball
September 12, 2018 - 9:14am
June 28, 2018
Kreg Anderson is the new airport manager for the city of Alexandria. (Contributed)
In the Know: Caring makes Alexandria unique
June 28, 2018 - 4:56am
June 20, 2018
A crowd of about 50 people attended a meeting at Douglas County Public Works Tuesday to talk about a proposal to build a new Lakes Area Recreation facility at the old Jefferson High School site. LAR Director Fritz Bukowski is shown front left. (Al Edenloff / Echo Press)
New rec site raises questions
June 20, 2018 - 4:17pm
March 21, 2018
Andy Mellgren
IN THE KNOW: Get engaged in your community
March 21, 2018 - 10:42am
January 3, 2018
Alexandria firefighters include (back row, left to right) Nick Koos, Mark Erickson, Josh Jacobson, Karl Seanger, Danny Sieve, Joe Kuperus, Shawn Olson, Robb Solyntjes, Chris Johnson, Tom Partington, Joe Waldorf, Nathan Borden, Mark Sagedahl, Cory Hodgson, Dan Hodgson, Jeff Karrow; (front row) Scott Gronholz, Chris Eddy, Eric Bjerke, QJ Warrey, Pat Solyntjes, Aaron Zollner, Matt Lanoue, Mark Bergerson, Jason Schmidt and Bill Thoennes.
IN THE KNOW: The word for 2018: Engage
January 3, 2018 - 1:15pm
December 11, 2017
Tax hearing turns testy
December 11, 2017 - 11:46pm
October 19, 2017
The Alexandria City Council and Mayor Sara Carlson recently met at the Legacy of the Lakes Museum for a strategic planning session. The museum offered the meeting space free of charge. Members include (left to right) Todd Jensen, Bobbie Osterberg, Mayor Carlson, Dave Benson, Bob Kuhlman and Virgil Batesole. (Contributed)
LETTER: City plans for next five to 50 years
October 19, 2017 - 11:03am
August 25, 2017
Treated water from the Alexandria Lake Area Sanitary District cascades into Lake Winona at a steady rate. Seeing the outlet was one of the highlights of a pontoon tour city leaders took of the lake. (Al Edenloff | Echo Press)
Carp removal a solution nobody wants to pay for on Lake Winona
August 25, 2017 - 11:10am
August 9, 2017
In the Know: Alexandria -- a city of civility
August 9, 2017 - 6:22am
August 8, 2017
Sara Carlson
Mayor recognized for work for rural cities coalition
August 8, 2017 - 9:09am
June 16, 2017
Echo Press Editorial: Council needs fresh start
June 16, 2017 - 10:09am
June 12, 2017
Batesole not censured -- for now
June 12, 2017 - 10:47pm
May 11, 2017
In The Know: Spring -- flowers, shoppers, tourists and more
May 11, 2017 - 2:39pm
Alexandria Mayor Sara Carlson, president of the Coalition of Greater Minnesota Cities, speaks at a news conference in St. Paul Thursday about the need for additional Local Government Aid. (Contributed photo)
City leaders urge Legislature to boost aid to cities
May 11, 2017 - 2:29pm