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Letter to the Editor: Time to end daylight stupid time
Hospital errors in state are up
Honoring tradition: Alexandria choir brings storied name as guest conductor
Law Enforcement Blotter: March 20
Alexandria School District expects shortfall for next year
A helping hand from Finland
Behind-the-scenes coverage from the NCHC's Frozen Faceoff
Battle of the Blades offers local skaters time to shine
Curling: Champs crowned at Vikingland Curling Club's bonspiel
Hockey: Knights surpass 40 wins on the season
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
Jerry A. Emmert
Peter Robert Hjelm
Letter to the Editor: Try net metering to help energy grid
In the Know: This fake news is frightening
2009: Temps shoot up 69 degrees, cause flooding
Letter to the Editor: Support Minnesota Health Plan, not reinsurance
An Echo Press Editorial: Allow cameras in federal courts
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
UCC to sell Pilgrim Point
Alexandria VA hires coordinator
NDSU lobbies for new $78 million ag research center
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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 7, 2019
In the Know: New year - new attitudes
The last article I wrote was in December and I definitely thought the next time I wrote this article we would be looking around the corner at...
March 7, 2019 - 7:32am
March 6, 2019
Students build prototype for challenge
Seventeen teams of eighth-grade students from eight area schools competed in the Fluid Power Action Challenge Feb. 27 at Alexandria Technical...
March 6, 2019 - 1:45pm
March 2, 2019
Council OKs agreement for veterans park
A development agreement between the city and the new Veterans Memorial Park was announced at the Alexandria City Council meeting Monday night....
March 2, 2019 - 10:29am
February 16, 2019
It's Our Turn: Heading into the unknown
Well, here it comes, I thought, with a fist of grief and stress smacking into my gut. The hospice nurse was on the phone, telling me I should...
February 16, 2019 - 10:13am
February 15, 2019
Program offers help for homebuyers
More than $60 million is available to provide affordable mortgages to first-time homebuyers through a collaboration with Minnesota cities and counties, including $222,407 for Alexandria. Homebuyers can take advantage of these resources through the Minnesota Housing Start Up loan program,...
February 15, 2019 - 4:35pm
February 8, 2019
A new Minnesota prep hockey school is dominating the competition. This is their story.
February 8, 2019 - 10:38am
January 28, 2019
Salt use among topic discussed by joint city council, county board meeting
Salt use and its impact on the environment is a highly-debated topic in the region, and it was among the subjects discussed in a rare joint meeting...
January 28, 2019 - 9:42am
January 15, 2019
Eerie echoes: Similarities in stories of two missing girls
The news of Jayme Closs being found alive hit Sarah Block pretty hard, and was eerily all too familiar. The Alexandria woman is the mother of...
January 15, 2019 - 1:28pm
January 8, 2019
Town hall topics get touchy
State Sen. Bill Ingebrigtsen, R-Alexandria, has a long to-do list in a new political landscape when the Minnesota Legislature convenes this...
January 8, 2019 - 9:17am
January 2, 2019
Ingebrigtsen to host town hall meetings Jan. 3
State Sen. Bill Ingebrigtsen, R-Alexandria, will host several town hall meetings in the area to listen to concerns and ideas from constituents. Everyone is invited to attend. The schedule for the town hall meetings is as follows: • Fergus Falls Town Hall: Thursday, Jan. 3, 9 to...
January 2, 2019 - 6:40am
December 13, 2018
Bomb threats reported in Alexandria, across the country
Bomb threats were emailed to several Alexandria businesses today, Thursday, Dec. 13, and are believed to be part of a nationwide scam, according to authorities. The Alexandria Police Department was called to several businesses to investigate the threats, which were all made through...
December 13, 2018 - 3:28pm
December 5, 2018
In the Know: Christmas season begins!
It's Christmas time in the Lakes Area! The lights are lit and hopefully everyone has the Christmas spirit — it is a great time in our area! There are lots of fun activities including: snowmobiling, skiing and ice fishing. There are also lots of indoor activities at our schools...
December 5, 2018 - 6:20pm
It's Your Turn: Readers react to Broadway plan
This "It's Your Turn" includes comments posted on the Echo Press Facebook page in response to a proposed $14 million development at the corner of Broadway and Third Avenue. At its Nov. 26 meeting, the Alexandria City Council scheduled a public hearing for Feb. 25 to talk about the...
December 5, 2018 - 11:30am
November 23, 2018
The fight for your dollar
EDITOR'S NOTE: We are lucky to be living in communities where retail districts are still strong and vibrant; however, we cannot pretend that...
November 23, 2018 - 8:05am