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BE School District approves 5 percent levy increase
2 hours 15 min ago
This aerial view from the southwest shows how the GoodNeighbor Properties development would look at the corner of Broadway and Third Avenue in Alexandria. The ground level would be for commercial and retail use while the three upper levels would be apartments. (Drawing courtesy of Tanek and Good Neighbor Properties)
Broadway project moves ahead
20 hours 57 min ago
Fairgrounds master plan approved
20 hours 58 min ago
Batesole, Kuhlman honored at final council meeting
20 hours 58 min ago
Minnesota suicide rate spiked in 2017
23 hours 18 min ago
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Boys basketball: Alex wins two after getting back to full strength
December 15, 2018 - 9:52pm
A cell phone sits in the charging station at the Alexandria Public Library. (Abel Mehari / Echo Press)
New upgrade for library
December 16, 2018 - 12:55pm
The Gibsons bought the manger figures last year. The figures illuminate from within until 11 p.m. (Karen Tolkkinen / Echo Press)
Who stole the baby Jesus?
December 14, 2018 - 7:22am
The Alexandria boys hockey team celebrates a Caleb Strong goal in the second period that tied the game up at 3-3 against St. Cloud. (Eric Morken / Echo Press) play button
Boys hockey: A win, but not without some worry
December 13, 2018 - 11:50pm
State Rep. Mary Franson, R-Alexandria, collects food and clothing items in the parking lot of Eldens Fresh Foods Saturday, Dec. 8. Scott Olson (middle) and Alexandria City Council member Todd Jensen volunteered to help. (Al Edenloff / Echo Press)
Franson's food, clothing drive a success
December 14, 2018 - 6:54pm
Bronze star grave markers are used to mark the graves of veterans. The symbols on the star are as follows: crossed rifles for land forces and an anchor for sailors. The letters signify fraternity, charity and loyalty. The marker was patterned after the Civil War Grand Army of the Republic Badge. (Celeste Edenloff / Echo Press)
Bronze stars should be placed by next Memorial Day
December 14, 2018 - 10:13am
Alexandria's Mayson Toft gets to a loose puck against St. Cloud on Thursday night. Toft assisted on a Marki Oberg goal late in the third period of the 3-1 loss to the Icebreakers. (Lowell Anderson / Echo Press)
Girls hockey: Cardinals sticking together through goal-scoring troubles
December 14, 2018 - 10:42am
Willy Porter and the Trews entertain crowds with upbeat versions of Christmas music during a Holiday Train stop in Alexandria Thursday morning. The annual event is a fundraiser for the Douglas County Outreach Food Shelf. (Lowell Anderson / Echo Press)
Music helps feed the hungry
December 13, 2018 - 3:03pm
Bomb threats reported in Alexandria, across the country
December 13, 2018 - 3:28pm
Searchers spent the week of Nov. 5, 2018, searching for missing Lake Elmo hunter Lee Peltier who went missing last month in the Nemadji State Forest along the Gandy Dancer Trail while hunting with three friends. Courtesy of Katie Nelson
‘He’s still out there.’ Family of missing Lake Elmo hunter hopes for answers
December 16, 2018 - 2:07pm

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