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Law Enforcement Blotter: May 17-19
Koopman dies in rollover; recalled for helping others
Minnesota begins another 'Click It or Ticket' campaign on 10th anniversary of seat belt law
Softball: Ashby splits doubleheader with HLA
Baseball: Errors lead to Chargers' loss
Free Play Ball! Minnesota youth baseball clinic coming to Alexandria
Baseball: Late run propels Sauk Rapids over Alexandria
Golf: Cardinals distance themselves with CLC 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
John Sr Bosek
John Sr Bosek
Otter Tail County to host 2020 Minnesota Governor’s Fishing Opener
After winter fish kill, how will Lake Christina respond?
Host community selected for 2020 Minnesota Governor’s Fishing Opener
Governor’s Fishing Opener celebrates fishing tourism in Minnesota
Not a bad bite on opening morning
Lorraine C. Rachel
Shirley A. Larson
Georgene F. Gunderson
Francis "Frank" Krafthefer
Letter to the Editor: Stop throwing stones and make country better
Letter to the Editor: CIA has blood on their hands
Letter to the Editor: Protect our elections, authorize funding
Commentary: For health care, build on what works
Letter to the Editor: More information on Arthur Hesse
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
On The Street
Alex grad helps newlyweds
Make room for a new press: Alexandria Industries breaks ground on expansion
Farmers under pressure
Miltona native wins UMD Shark Tank event
hires and promotions
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May 15, 2019
Alex Airport receives Governors Award
The Alexandria Municipal Airport was recently awarded the Governors Award presented by the Minnesota Department of Transportation's Office of...
May 15, 2019 - 4:22pm
May 13, 2019
Maintenance contract approved for ballpark
Creative Landscape of Alexandria will do the maintenance work at Knute Nelson Ballpark this summer. It submitted the lone quote for the work for $10,100 — a 3 percent increase from last year — and the Alexandria City Council accepted it Monday night. The work includes...
May 13, 2019 - 10:06pm
May 2, 2019
Tires blow out as commercial jet tries to take off from Fargo airport
FARGO — Two tires blew out on a commercial jet taking off from a runway of Hector International Airport on Thursday, May 2, causing the takeoff...
May 2, 2019 - 4:33pm
April 22, 2019
Changes made for Awake the Lakes
Two special event permits were issued at Monday's Alexandria City Council meeting:
April 22, 2019 - 10:42pm
October 6, 2018
AgweekTV: Rosies Workwear designed for safety, style and women
Company makes work clothes designed to fit women. Watch the full episode of AgweekTV on Agweek.com Get the latest agri-weather outlook with WDAY's...
October 6, 2018 - 8:30am
September 10, 2018
Council revises hangar leases
At the request of the Alexandria Airport Commission, the Alexandria City Council agreed to revise a few items in the leasing conditions of the T-hangar at the airport. New language was added that allows tenants to have more than one aircraft in a hangar. Another revision concerns...
September 10, 2018 - 9:17pm
June 8, 2018
Civil Air Patrol to train at airport
A search and rescue exercise is taking place at the Alexandria Municipal Airport this weekend and the public is invited to watch. The Alexandria...
June 8, 2018 - 6:02am
January 22, 2018
How accessible are Alexandria's sidewalks?
The Alexandria City Council is taking steps to make sure all sidewalks, ramps and traffic signals in the city comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act. At its meeting Monday night, the council approved a transition plan to make the improvements. The plan is required for all...
January 22, 2018 - 10:35pm
January 19, 2018
Letter: Pilot offers an apology on hangar issue
To the editor: I'd like to thank the Echo Press for giving me an opportunity to provide some perspective on Wednesday's article regarding pilots at our local airport with the goal of clarifying my role and providing some background.
January 19, 2018 - 4:07pm
January 17, 2018
Pilots complain about hangar use but airport manager sides with Cunninghams
Several pilots who park their airplanes at the Alexandria Municipal Airport say they are unhappy that an Alexandria couple has kept their hangar...
January 17, 2018 - 7:56pm
July 3, 2017
‘He was always there, cheering us on’: Victim of plane crash in Moorhead remembered as devoted father, builder
MOORHEAD -- Sons of a Breckenridge area man who died Sunday evening, July 2, in a plane crash near Moorhead remembered their father on Monday,...
July 3, 2017 - 7:00pm
May 8, 2017
City buys jetter truck from sewer district
At its meeting Monday night, the Alexandria City Council voted to purchase a 1992 International high-pressure sewer jetter truck from Alexandria Lake Area Sanitary District for $15,000. The truck will be used to clean sewer lines. It will upgrade a 1987 jetter in the city's public...
May 8, 2017 - 10:26pm
March 13, 2017
City hires company to build new website
A new city website, a ground lease on the airport, seasonal liquor licenses and other odds and ends were part of the Alexandria City Council's March 13 meeting. Here's a recap of items not reported in other stories about the meeting. New website The council agreed to hire CyberSprout...
March 13, 2017 - 11:48pm
September 19, 2016
UPDATE: Helicopter wreckage pulled from crash site w/video
Wreckage of the helicopter that crashed along the shore of Lake Winona on Saturday was being pulled from the trees Monday as the investigation...
September 19, 2016 - 8:10pm
June 15, 2016
Around the County: Alexandria Airport Weekend
A shiny array of aircraft, vintage automobiles and a LifeLink helicopter were on display at the Alexandria Airport on Friday and Saturday. It...
June 15, 2016 - 12:00am