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March 8, 2019
Alexandria issues storm advice; city braces for foot of snow
March 8, 2019 - 1:48pm
March 7, 2019
Bill Franzen
In the Know: New year - new attitudes
March 7, 2019 - 7:32am
March 6, 2019
(Left to right) Logan Karnes, Marcus Wolf and Isabelle Allex, 8th-grade students from Osakis, work on their prototype, "The Machine," during the Fluid Power Action Challenge Feb. 27 at Alexandria Technical and Community College. (Celeste Edenloff / Echo Press)
Students build prototype for challenge
March 6, 2019 - 1:45pm
March 2, 2019
An illustration of Veteran's Memorial Park, to be constructed at the corner of Broadway and 8th Avenue. (Contributed)
Council OKs agreement for veterans park
March 2, 2019 - 10:29am
February 16, 2019
Author Karen Tolkkinen, at left, with sister Barb Tolkkinen.
It's Our Turn: Heading into the unknown
February 16, 2019 - 10:13am
February 15, 2019
Program offers help for homebuyers
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
A joint meeting between the Douglas County Board of Commissioners and the Alexandria City Council took place Tuesday, Jan. 23, at the Douglas County Courthouse. All five commissioners were in attendance, along with the county coordinator, all five city council members, the mayor and the city administrator. (Celeste Edenloff / Echo Press)
Salt use among topic discussed by joint city council, county board meeting
January 28, 2019 - 9:42am
January 15, 2019
Brian Burke, a good friend of Sarah Block's, gave Jasmine Block a hug at a community celebration in September 2017 that was held in Jasmine's honor. She escaped from three men after being held captive for 29 days. (Echo Press file photo)
Eerie echoes: Similarities in stories of two missing girls
January 15, 2019 - 1:28pm
January 8, 2019
Sen. Bill Ingebrigtsen (standing) talks to a crowd of about 40 people at a town hall meeting at Traveler's Inn Thursday, Jan. 3. (Al Edenloff / Echo Press)
Town hall topics get touchy
January 8, 2019 - 9:17am
January 2, 2019
Ingebrigtsen to host town hall meetings Jan. 3
January 2, 2019 - 6:40am
December 13, 2018
Bomb threats reported in Alexandria, across the country
December 13, 2018 - 3:28pm
December 5, 2018
In the Know: Christmas season begins!
December 5, 2018 - 6:20pm
It's Your Turn: Readers react to Broadway plan
December 5, 2018 - 11:30am
November 23, 2018
Shoppers walk through downtown Alexandria last August. Although many people shop online, others still prefer to shop in stores. (File photo)
The fight for your dollar
November 23, 2018 - 8:05am