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State grants nearly $24 million to grow rural transit
Man interviewed numerous times in Jacob Wetterling's disappearance sues sheriff
North Carolina Senate passes repeal of transgender bathroom law
Minnesota- based Land O'Lakes, Inc. acquires Vermont Creamery
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UND cuts women's hockey, men's and women's swimming
Eriksson Ek showing signs of improvement for Wild
Rule 5 pick Haley makes Twins roster
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'Sesame Street' to welcome muppet character with autism
Kim Kardashian breaks silence on Paris robbery
'Dogs!' Children's musical opens tonight at The Barn in Willmar
Willmar High School band and choir concerts rescheduled
Pirrotta Park: Spicer to rename downtown park
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Letter: MN anti-environment bills put politics ahead of science
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December 28, 2012
Evansville man dies in machinery accident in Alexandria
ALEXANDRIA, Minn. -- A 50-year-old Evansville man died in work-related machinery accident at the Pope Douglas Solid Waste Management facility Thursday night. Alexandria police officers responded to the scene at 2115 Jefferson Street in Alexandria about 9 p.m. The initial report was...
December 28, 2012 - 11:09am
September 25, 2012
Finalist from Princeton named for Alexandria superintendent
ALEXANDRIA -- Nearly 30 community, school board, and staff members from the Alexandria Public Schools met Thursday to interview six finalists for the superintendent position. Four teams interviewed these candidates and then shared perceptions about the unique skill sets and personal...
September 25, 2012 - 12:00am
July 31, 2012
Alexandria, Minn., man in drug case facing seven years in prison
WILLMAR -- Joel Gomez, 31, of Alexandria, pleaded guilty Monday to a first-degree drug possession charge for his role in selling methamphetamine...
July 31, 2012 - 12:00am
June 27, 2012
KSAX-TV television ends news operation in in Alexandria, Minn.
Alexandria television station KSAX-TV announced today that it will substantially reduce its operations in Central Minnesota effective immediately....
June 27, 2012 - 6:53am
April 20, 2012
Alexandria woman found dead Thursday; man found dead today at Osakis location today (video)
ALEXANDRIA, Minn. - An Alexandria woman was found dead in her home Thursday and authorities reported Friday afternoon that the man they were...
April 20, 2012 - 1:29pm
Alexandria, Minn., woman killed, authorities need public's help locating Osakis man
Thursday afternoon, the body of 38-year-old Sharon Christina Love was found in her Alexandria home and local law enforcement is asking for the public's help in locating a man who was last seen leaving Love's home. According to the Douglas County Sheriff's Office, Love's landlord...
April 20, 2012 - 11:15am
April 18, 2012
Alexandria jewelry story robbed Tuesday night, $10,000 in merchanise stolen
Karrow Jewelers' downtown location was the most recent site of a rash of burglaries to hit Alexandria. The Alexandria Police Department reported at 10:56 p.m. on Tuesday the front door to the store was broken into and more than $10,000 worth of gold, silver and jewels were taken.
April 18, 2012 - 8:30am
March 28, 2012
Squid mystery shows up on shore of Alexandria (Minn.) lake
ALEXANDRIA, Minn. -- It began as a mystery. Last Friday afternoon, the Alexandria (Minn.) Echo Press received a call from a resident on South...
March 28, 2012 - 6:01am
February 21, 2012
Four NDSU students killed in I-94 wreck near Alexandria, Minn.
February 21, 2012 - 6:44am
February 20, 2012
At least four dead in I-94 pileup near Alexandria, Minn.
February 20, 2012 - 6:00pm
Fatality confirmed in I-94 pileup near Alexandria, Minn.
February 20, 2012 - 5:37pm
August 27, 2011
Zebra mussels found in Brophy and Cowdry lakes near Alexandria
ALEXANDRIA -- Minnesota Department of Natural Resources biologists confirmed on Friday a report that zebra mussels are now in Brophy and Cowdry lakes near Alexandria. Brophy and Cowdry are part of a small chain of lakes less than a mile upstream of Lake Darling and the Alexandria...
August 27, 2011 - 12:00am
August 26, 2011
DNR confirms zebra mussel infestation in two more lakes near Alexandria, Minnesota today
ALEXANDRIA -- Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) biologists are confirming today a report that zebra mussels are now in Brophy and Cowdry lakes near Alexandria. Brophy and Cowdry are part of a small chain of lakes less than a mile upstream of Lake Darling and the Alexandria...
August 26, 2011 - 12:00pm
Wisconsin angler finds Alexandria, Minn., woman's prosthetic leg
ALEXANDRIA, Minn. (AP) -- A Minnesota woman who lost her prosthetic leg while swimming in a lake three years ago has been reunited with the lost limb thanks to a Wisconsin angler. Beth Krohn was fishing last month on Lake Ida in Alexandria. She says her line kept snagging on something,...
August 26, 2011 - 8:58am
August 18, 2011
MoonDogs move on
The Mankato MoonDogs downed Alexandria 5-3 Wednesday to win their Northwoods League playoff series in Alexandria. The MoonDogs won the series 2-1 and now face Battle Creek, the South Division winner, in a three-game championship series this weekend.
August 18, 2011 - 12:01am