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Broken Fiddle moves to bigger venue
Filings open for county, cities, school board
AgweekTV: Got Grains?
Dixieland and gospel come to courthouse lawn
Prairie Fire registration opens
Pitino loves potential of this team as Gopher coaches visit Alexandria (W/video)
Tennis: Tech tops Cardinals in season-ending sweep
Softball: Chargers drop two in 6A playoffs
Roste transfers from the Gophers
Baseball: Osakis takes down Minnewaska in regular season finale
A big heart: Forada firefighter loved helping everyone
And the most-requested library books are....
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
The day Curt Felt died
Bonding over books
Arnie & Linda Beulke
Anika Dale Wolfe
Wrapping up a memorable turkey season
A shiner shortage: Why the popular walleye bait is hard to find
Updated: Cool water temps make for a tough walleye bite on opener
Morken: Fishing by the numbers
Mike Frisch: Tips for the walleye opener
Laura Mae Toft
Delores "Dee" Annethe Mrzena Holstad
Geraldine "Gerrie" May Russell (Hundley)
LETTER: Alomere name tells me nothing
OUR TURN: Real solutions or more regulation?
LETTER: Imagine there's no freedom
LETTER: Tax cuts to rich expand national debt
EDITORIAL: Paid letter policy takes effect
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
County crafting buffer compliance rules
New Starbucks coming to Alexandria
On The Street
Chamber Ambassadors recognize two local businesses
Economist: U.S. well positioned
Most on board with new hospital name
hires and promotions
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Filings open for county, cities, school board
Ready to run for office? The filing period for local, state and federal offices opened on Tuesday, and will run until 5 p.m. on Tuesday, June 5. Many local races may develop during the filing period. Here's a look at the seats that are up for election. Douglas County Board of Commissioners...
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May 18, 2018
Celebrate Mai Fest at the Runestone Museum
Celebrate Minnesota’s rich connection with Scandinavia at the Mai Fest on Saturday, May 19 at the Runestone Museum in Alexandria. Syttende...
May 18, 2018 - 12:39pm
May 14, 2018
Alexandria man charged with dangerous chase, fight with officers in Detroit Lakes
DETROIT LAKES, Minn.—An Alexandria man has been charged in Becker County District court after he allegedly led a deputy on a dangerous...
May 14, 2018 - 10:04pm
Alexandria man arrested after high-speed chase ends with crash
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. -- An Alexandria, Minn., man was arrested Saturday, May 12, after a high-speed chase through Becker County. According to...
May 14, 2018 - 12:17pm
May 13, 2018
OUR TURN: Six things about Alex
Before I started working at the Echo Press, I didn't know much about Alexandria. I live in Otter Tail County, so Fergus Falls was where I shopped,...
May 13, 2018 - 11:05am
May 12, 2018
New building, more services: Lakeland Mental Health Center moves to new location
Nestled on a nearly 10.5-acre secluded lot, the new Lakeland Mental Health Center has opened its doors on a new 10,600-square-foot building....
May 12, 2018 - 2:23pm
May 9, 2018
New beginning for First Lutheran
May 9, 2018 - 6:26am
May 6, 2018
A new beginning for First Lutheran
Pastor Greg Billberg told the large crowd that gathered at the site of the new First Lutheran Church that it takes a village to raise a church....
May 6, 2018 - 6:15pm
May 4, 2018
When Madi met Harv: A story of a girl and her love of horses
A trip to the gift shop at Canterbury Park turned Jennifer Anderson into something she never expected: a children's book author. Anderson and...
May 4, 2018 - 11:01am
April 30, 2018
Lightning to blame for house fire
Lightning is believed to be the cause of a house fire early Monday morning in Alexandria. Shortly after 4 a.m., the Alexandria Fire Department...
April 30, 2018 - 5:26pm
Dancing their hearts out
Toes were tapping and hands were clapping at last Thursday's second annual Dancing with the Alexandria Stars. The event, held April 26, paired...
April 30, 2018 - 4:41pm
April 27, 2018
Grassfire burns in strong winds, dry conditions
The Alexandria, Garfield and Carlos fire departments were called to a grass fire at about 10:30 a.m. Friday near Carlos Creek Winery and Oakwood...
April 27, 2018 - 12:08pm
April 25, 2018
Herberger's founded in Osakis by 19-year-old
Herberger's first opened its doors in Alexandria in 1963. But the company got its start in 1890 when George F. Herberger and his brother, Frank,...
April 25, 2018 - 12:21pm
April 23, 2018
Put on your dancing shoes: Dancing with the Alexandria Stars back for more
When Anthony Zimny was asked to be one of the dancers in this year's Dancing with the Alexandria Stars, he said he would think about it —...
April 23, 2018 - 6:33am
March 28, 2018
Franson apologizes for social media posts
State Rep. Mary Franson, R-Alexandria, issued an apology Wednesday for a series of Facebook posts that appeared to compare Florida high school...
March 28, 2018 - 3:12pm