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A cell phone sits in the charging station at the Alexandria Public Library. (Abel Mehari / Echo Press)
New upgrade for library
18 hours 2 min ago
Trey Hoepner
Boys basketball: Alex wins two after getting back to full strength
December 15, 2018 - 9:52pm
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
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
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
Undated courtesy photo of Jodi Huisentruit. The 27-year-old Long Prairie, Minn., native was working as a morning TV news anchor in Mason City, Iowa, when she disappeared in 1995. During the early-morning hours of June 27, 1995, someone attacked Huisentruit as she was unlocking her red Mazda Miata in the parking lot of her apartment complex and dragged her into an unknown vehicle. She hasn't been seen since. Photo courtesy of
'48 Hours' to feature 1995 disappearance of former Alexandria TV anchor
December 14, 2018 - 8:36am
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
Three vehicles collided on Highway 27 West at the intersection of Country Shores in Alexandria Thursday afternoon. (Abel Mehari / Echo Press)
Three injured in three-vehicle crash
December 13, 2018 - 7:16pm
Jacob McCoy
New details emerge in shooting: Suspect faces felony robbery charges
December 13, 2018 - 5:50pm
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
Analise Saltmarsh, 9, (left) and Brooke Kleinschmidt, 8, performed for their second time at Jingle Bells. The two girls, who attend Osakis Public School, sang "Santa Claus is Coming to Town." (Abel Mehari / Echo Press)
Jingle Bells nears goal of $90,000
December 12, 2018 - 7:22am
Law Enforcement Blotter: Dec. 12
December 13, 2018 - 5:59pm
Osakis junior Nate Kulzer raises his arm in victory after getting a pin at 132 pounds against WCA-A-B-E on Tuesday night in Osakis. (Eric Morken / Echo Press)
Wrestling: Gruchow, Andreasen both pleased with what their guys showed in Knights’ win
December 12, 2018 - 12:21am

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