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As Henry Englund, 2, of the Twin Cities metro area puts money in the Salvation Army kettle at Walmart, he appears to be distracted by the two men ringing the bell – Alexandria firefighters Eric Bjerke (left) and Battalion Chief Robb Solyntjes. Englund was with his grandma, Lynne Englund of Farwell. (Celeste Edenloff / Echo Press)
Do you hear what I hear? Salvation Army bell ringer will be out through Christmas Eve
9 min 52 sec ago
December 18, 2018
Alexandria junior forward looks up-ice after a break-out pass Tuesday night during the second period in the 3-2 overtime win against Fergus Falls (Jared Rubado / Echo Press)
Girls Hockey: Cardinals win overtime thriller
7 hours 50 min ago
Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson, right, discusses findings from a state work group on sexual assault Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2018 in St. Paul. Dana Ferguson / Forum News Service
Too drunk to consent to sex? Minnesota coalition wants law to protect you
12 hours 10 min ago
BE School District approves 5 percent levy increase
13 hours 9 min ago
On The Street
17 hours 44 min ago
Minnesota Governor-elect Tim Walz announced the first five hires to his administration Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2018 at the Capitol. DANA FERGUSON / FORUM NEWS SERVICE
Walz, Flanagan announce first five picks for their administration
17 hours 52 min ago
University of South Carolina Provost Joan Gabel meets with staff members  Monday, Dec. 12, during her first visit to the University of Minnesota since she was named the lone finalist to succeed Eric Kaler as president. Josh Verges / Pioneer Press
Regents approve Gabel as next U of M president
19 hours 4 min ago
Letter to the Editor: Immigration is reshaping rural America
23 hours 15 min ago
Sports schedule for Tuesday, Dec. 18
December 18, 2018 - 5:47am
December 17, 2018
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
December 17, 2018 - 10:42pm
Fairgrounds master plan approved
December 17, 2018 - 10:41pm
Batesole, Kuhlman honored at final council meeting
December 17, 2018 - 10:40pm
Minnesota suicide rate spiked in 2017
December 17, 2018 - 8:21pm
Friends in high places? Gov. Mark Dayton talks Garth Brooks into extra show
December 17, 2018 - 11:19am
Marriage Applications
December 17, 2018 - 10:51am