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Higher minimum wage, new laws begin August 1 in Minnesota
Local FFA leaders attend summer conferences
Morris City Manager recognized by Coalition of Greater Minnesota Cities
Northland Outdoors TV goes in search of monster trout
Vavra receives Eagle Scout
Orphans finish season with a 7-11 record
Morris VFW falls despite outhitting Willmar
Over 80 participate in Marv Meyer Fun Run
Orphans win last regular season game
Black wins twice to claim 2016 title
Bennett "Buck" Columbus Schaffer
Lawrence "Larry" Kill
Evelyn L. Graff (Hyatt)
Steve Lang: Traversing inner space with sale-ing adventures
Katie Erdman: Celebrations are fun, but also a lot of work
Letter: Watch what Jay does, not what he says
Letter: McNamar will help landowners with ditch issues
Talking it over: Follow the chain
CotahRose James O'Brien
Grayson Scott Luthi
Jackson Dean Ver Steeg
Billy James Blaisdell
Open Houses: July 23, 2016
July rains provide moisture boost for area crops
FSA County Committee nominations open
Three Stevens County farms recognized as 2016 Century Farms
Weekend frost nips some farm fields, time will tell if damage warrants replanting
2016 Farm Progress Issue
July 10, 2013
Suspect arrested in hit-and-run that killed woman from Hoffman
A suspect has been arrested in connection with a hit-and-run bicycle crash in Minneapolis last week that killed a 24-year-old woman with close ties to the Hoffman-Kensington area. Minneapolis police arrested Abdirahman Abdi Ali, 24, this morning after he turned himself in. Jessica...
July 10, 2013 - 10:35am
February 26, 2013
Douglas County library director dies in foggy crash
By Al Edenloff Alexandria Echo Press GLENWOOD - Karen Simmons, 62, of Glenwood, director of the Douglas County Library, died Monday morning in a two-vehicle crash near Glenwood in central Minnesota. The broadside collision happened about 7:45 a.m. on Minnesota Highway 29 and Pope...
February 26, 2013 - 10:27am
December 13, 2011
2 a.m. 'last call' bar option advances in Alexandria
December 13, 2011 - 12:29pm
September 8, 2010
Two arrested after high-speed chase
Two suspects were arrested early Tuesday morning after a high-speed chase that started in Douglas County. At 2:06 a.m., a Douglas County sheriff's deputy attempted to stop a vehicle on County Road 82 west of Brandon for speeding. The driver sped off, triggering a pursuit that lasted...
September 8, 2010 - 8:36am
Keeping the KCMT legacy alive
For almost 50 years, KCMT did more than bring local television into central Minnesota homes. It created memories to last a lifetime - for both...
September 8, 2010 - 8:32am
July 30, 2010
Police stop burglary in downtown Alexandria
Three suspects were arrested early Tuesday morning for an alleged attempted burglary at The Faction, 612 Broadway in Alexandria. Alexandria police officers responded to the board shop at about 12:50 a.m.
July 30, 2010 - 7:42am
July 22, 2010
Alexandria hosts 21st annual TRAM ride
Alexandria is the host city of the 21st annual Bike MS: Star Tribune The Ride Across Minnesota (TRAM) Ride 2010, set for July 25-30. The six-day, 300-mile bicycle tour, coordinated by the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Minnesota Chapter, is expected to attract 1,100 participants...
July 22, 2010 - 7:44am
July 14, 2010
Alexandria 'Most wanted' fugitive is behind bars: Sexual predator nabbed
A 48-year-old Alexandria man, who has been on the run for a number of years, was captured in California and is now sitting in the Douglas County...
July 14, 2010 - 7:46am
July 9, 2010
Racing: Danzeisen takes his first Mod Nationals crown
For Herman driver Scot Danzeisen, success has been the norm.
July 9, 2010 - 12:19pm
July 7, 2010
Alexandria man injured in fireworks mishap
A 31-year-old Alexandria man was injured while lighting off fireworks Saturday. Thomas N.
July 7, 2010 - 7:36am
June 2, 2010
Courthouse remodeling upsets chair
The Douglas County Courthouse remodeling project caused a heated debate at the May 25 commissioners' meeting. Near the end of the four-hour-long meeting, a representative from Klein McCarthy, the architectural firm working on the project, was supposed to give a presentation to the...
June 2, 2010 - 10:13am
May 28, 2010
Alexandria is named fastest growing micropolitan in state, 17th in nation
Despite challenging economic times, economic development in Alexandria and the Douglas County area is flying high. The trend was reflected in a recent report by Site Selection magazine on the 2009 top "micropolitans," which ranks communities based upon the number of qualifying significant...
May 28, 2010 - 7:19am
May 21, 2010
Alexandria tests case for new high school
Should Alexandria start raising money to build a new high school?
May 21, 2010 - 10:19am
May 14, 2010
Alexandria man pleads guilty to mortgage scheme
A 61-year-old Alexandria man pleaded guilty Wednesday in federal court in Minneapolis to charges connected to a scheme to defraud mortgage lenders and others out of more than $800,000. Dale Charles Dodge Jr.
May 14, 2010 - 8:55am
February 26, 2010
Second robbery reported at Papa Murphy's
Another armed robbery was reported at Papa Murphy's in Alexandria at about 9 p.m. Thursday. It's the second time the pizza place at 1405 Broadway has been held up in eight days. The suspect was reportedly wearing the same mask from the movie, Scream, that was used as a disguise in...
February 26, 2010 - 5:47am