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Big hills to climb: Group takes on Mount Everest, cure for debilitating disease
UPDATE: Boyfriend with a record arrested in crash that killed University of St. Thomas student
Motorcycle crash on I-94 near Garfield leaves Nevada man dead
Douglas County preliminary tax levy shows 3.96 increase
Gravel pit plan has Forada concerned; meeting set for Wednesday
Volleyball: Streaks win conference game against Upsala
Tennis: Cardinals defeat Moorhead, 6-2
Tennis: Minnewaska adds loss and win to record
Blizzard hockey: Alexandria opens season with a weekend split
Soccer: Cards lose 6-2 to Moorhead despite Kuhn's two goals
Ecumen gives look at daytime senior care
New musicians invited to Open Mic Night
Habitat for Humanity dedicates home, seeks more clients
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Don & Betty Kuelbs
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Gary & Molly Buse
DNR release: Optimistic about Saturday's duck opener
Posted, but done properly? Rules, prosecuting case can be complicated
Mike Frisch: Cover more water
A whirlwind of a win: Alexandria anglers take big payday in first pro tournament
DNR roadside survey: Pheasant index down 26 percent
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Martha Lynn Greengo
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It's Our Turn: A whole lot of living to do
Observations from the Archives: 1967: Corn silk bandit robs Holmes City co-op
Letter: Bike helmets prevent brain injuries
Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down: Views from the Echo Press Editorial Board
It's Your Turn: Readers react to Wi-Fi on school buses
Dairy council seeks candidates
Tomato tasting at the library
What's wrong with my tomato plant?
There's still time to plant veggies
Haying and grazing OK on some Conservation Reserve land
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Feds allow more time for comment on Internet access
Alexandria ReStore remains open, plans expansion
Glenwood resort receives Century Resort designation
Minnesota adds 7,700 jobs in July; unemployment rate unchanged
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September 13, 2017
In the Know: A look into bringing Jasmine home
Approximately one month ago, our community faced a significant crisis. It was the sort of crisis that I had not seen during my last decade as...
September 13, 2017 - 6:48am
September 4, 2017
Friday prayer vigil planned for missing teen
An anonymous donor has upped the reward amount for finding Jasmine Block of Alexandria, who has been missing for nearly one month. According...
September 4, 2017 - 11:27am
August 12, 2017
Letter: Partnerships are essential for a safety
To the editor: On behalf of the men and women of the Alexandria Police Department as well as the city of Alexandria, I would like to extend my deep appreciation to all the organizations that contributed to our annual Community Night Out, which was held at Alexandria City Park on Aug....
August 12, 2017 - 8:42am
August 1, 2017
Community Night Out is a winner
Delila Gerdes rode away a winner at the annual Community Night Out on Tuesday in Alexandria's City Park. Delila, 4, was one of the lucky winners...
August 1, 2017 - 7:42pm
July 28, 2017
Police chief, sheriff set up timetable for adding body cams
The possibility of Alexandria police officers and Douglas County sheriff's deputies using body cameras is coming more into focus. During an informal...
July 28, 2017 - 11:04am
June 15, 2017
In the Know: Council support helps police
Partnerships between the community and the Alexandria Police Department is of the utmost importance when it comes to setting goals and steering the course for this agency. Those of you that read this column with any regularity have heard me talk about it before and I will continue...
June 15, 2017 - 8:43am
May 11, 2017
In The Know: Spring -- flowers, shoppers, tourists and more
Once again it is springtime in the city! You will notice that things begin to happen as the city comes back to life. Yes, the flowers appear...
May 11, 2017 - 2:39pm
April 13, 2017
In the Know: How credible is breaking news?
The explosion of technology, whether that is social media or the constant barrage of the various news outlets, has certainly changed how law enforcement conducts business from time to time. The average person has Internet access right in their pocket today. Because of this convenience,...
April 13, 2017 - 3:49pm
March 3, 2017
Where are the sex offenders?
When people hear that a sex offender is moving to their town, alarm bells ring in their heads. Another one? Why are they moving here? Should...
March 3, 2017 - 6:00am
January 18, 2017
Learning to lead: Police captain attends FBI Academy
"People shouldn't be managed, they should be led." This was just one of the take-aways Alexandria Police Captain Scott Kent came home with after...
January 18, 2017 - 8:38am
IN THE KNOW: FBI National Academy reinforced core beliefs
I was fortunate enough during my career to have the opportunity to attend the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) National Academy in 2003. Our agency has now sent another member of the organization to the academy. Captain Scott Kent has returned from Quantico, Virginia and the...
January 18, 2017 - 8:00am
January 13, 2017
State says police did not discriminate against mentally ill man
After an investigation into the way Alexandria police responded to a case involving a mentally ill man, a state agency has decided that the officers didn't discriminate against the man based on his disability. The recent ruling by the Minnesota Department of Human Rights stemmed from...
January 13, 2017 - 10:00am
November 9, 2016
IN THE KNOW: Captain Kent is attending FBI National Academy
I was fortunate enough during my career to have the opportunity to attend the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) National Academy in 2003. The skills that I acquired there have helped me immensely during my time with the Alexandria Police Department and I was excited that our...
November 9, 2016 - 8:00am
September 27, 2016
Update: Police arrest robbery suspect
The Alexandria Police Department made an arrest in connection with the reported robbery at All Stop Gas Station. James Larsen, 39, of Alexandria...
September 27, 2016 - 5:49pm
February 20, 2015
Fund helps people get on their way
Local clergy, police offer traveler’s aid
February 20, 2015 - 12:00am