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Charter changes unanimously approved
Alexandria Industries plans $18M expansion
Bids go out for school underpass project
Minn. Republicans call for a crackdown on child care assistance fraud
Distracted driving bill clears Minnesota Senate with change to allow phone under hijab
Hockey: Bulls sweep Blizzard, ends underdog run
Blizzard hockey: Bulls take game one in West Division finals
Wrestling: Wes Tessman to be inducted in Hall of Fame
A helping hand from Finland
Behind-the-scenes coverage from the NCHC's Frozen Faceoff
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
Outdoor briefs: Local Viking Sportsmen, QDMA, NWTF banquets coming up
DNR release: Deer meeting changed from Glenwood to Wheaton
Minnesota moose holding their own
Working art: Garfield man recognized as Carver of the Year
All permanent shelters must be off northern Minnesota lakes by Monday
Lorraine J. Peterson
Peter E. Anderson
Virgil Keith Batesole
Commentary: Help on the way for farmers
Letter to the Editor: Remember the commandment, Thou Shalt Not Kill
It's Our Turn: Students take to assignment
Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down
Letter to the Editor: Try net metering to help energy grid
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
Upper Midwest states rank among best for doctors, study finds
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Nebraska flooding: Biggest disaster in state's history
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March 19, 2019
Help available for those with snow-damaged buildings
Help is available locally and statewide for those who own homes, barns, sheds and other buildings that were damaged by the recent heavy snow and rainfall. The Douglas County Land and Resource Management Office is available to help building owners determine if they need a permit to...
March 19, 2019 - 12:15pm
March 13, 2019
Postal workers weathering winter
Winter is never a surprise in Alexandria, but as it drags on, we may often want to forget about this one. The harsh reality was that the lowest...
March 13, 2019 - 6:44am
March 10, 2019
Keep meters clear of snow and ice
CenterPoint Energy is reminding natural gas customers to clear snow and ice away from their meters and regulators. Snow and ice on the meter or on the roof above the meter could lead to potentially dangerous conditions, including natural gas buildup in homes and businesses and service...
March 10, 2019 - 12:23pm
March 9, 2019
It's Our Turn: Sick of the white stuff
I've always kind of liked snow and winter. But this year is taking its toll. It seems like every day we get more snow that needs to be shoveled...
March 9, 2019 - 12:25pm
March 8, 2019
Alexandria issues storm advice; city braces for foot of snow
The weather forecast for the next 72 hours has Alexandria getting up to 12 inches of new snow. With that in mind, the city of Alexandria issued the following general recommendations for public safety: Do not park on the city streets.Do not put garbage cans on city street or public...
March 8, 2019 - 1:48pm
March 6, 2019
An Echo Press Editorial: Be 'salt smart' this winter
This winter has been a wicked one. Tons of snow. Lots of cold. Slippery ice. With all that, homeowners tend to dump more salt on their driveways,...
March 6, 2019 - 9:30am
March 5, 2019
Heart doctors explain the precautions you should take when shoveling snow
When Dr. Nicole Worden was in her cardiology fellowships at the University of Iowa, there was a sense of place to the heart attack patients she...
March 5, 2019 - 4:55pm
March 1, 2019
Update: Names released in snowplow crash
Heavy snow is making travel less than desirable, especially on Interstate 94. Several crashes have been reported, including one near mile marker...
March 1, 2019 - 1:49pm
February 27, 2019
One snowy month: Record February has snow dump sites filling up fast
Dane Bosl recalls minor snows Nov. 4 and Nov. 11 that were welcomed by the City of Alexandria's public works division director. "They were a...
February 27, 2019 - 11:10am
February 14, 2019
Update: Bad weather closes schools early Feb. 14
Bad weather is once again closing schools early today, Thursday, Feb. 14. Here are the schools affected (as of 11:30 a.m.): Osakis closing at 12:30 p.m. (basketball game with Melrose is off); Alexandria closing two hours early (no afternoon early childhood program and decisions about...
February 14, 2019 - 11:34am
December 28, 2018
No travel advisory lifted for I-94 between Alexandria, Moorhead
Traffic on Interstate 94 between Evansville and Brandon is moving once again this morning, after the eastbound lanes were shut down Thursday...
December 28, 2018 - 7:30am
December 26, 2018
Minnewaska closes all school buildings because of storm
Ahead of a predicted storm, Minnewaska Area Schools is closing all buildings, offices, and programs from 2 p.m. today, Dec. 26, through noon on Friday, Dec. 28. The closure means all buildings will be closed for practice, competition or programming, including Laker Legends. "We are...
December 26, 2018 - 10:47am
December 15, 2018
Dry December threatens bare Christmas in Duluth, central Minnesota
DULUTH — Duluth is expected to have an inch of snow on the ground come Dec. 25 — but that’s about it. That’s technically enough to consider...
December 15, 2018 - 2:36pm
October 20, 2018
Are trees foretelling a bad winter this year with all those seeds and acorns?
FARGO — Did you notice the heavy crop of seeds on the region's trees this summer and fall? Elm seeds fell by the millions this summer at...
October 20, 2018 - 9:00am
October 13, 2018
AgweekTV: Minnesota couple calls grain bin home
A Minnesota couple is now calling a grain bin home. Watch the full episode of AgweekTV on Agweek.com Get the latest agri-weather outlook with...
October 13, 2018 - 8:30am