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September 21, 2018
County sets preliminary levy
September 21, 2018 - 6:03am
September 20, 2018
County halts lakeshore practice
September 20, 2018 - 4:04pm
September 19, 2018
Early voting begins Friday: What Minnesota voters need to know about casting a ballot before Election Day
September 19, 2018 - 8:26pm
September 14, 2018
The intersection of Third Ave. East and Kenwood St. in Alexandria includes a pedestrian crossing and signs prohibiting left turns yet some drivers still try to turn left to get to Thrifty White. (Al Edenloff | Echo Press)
An extra eye out for unsafe driving: Drivers said to be disobeying 'no left turn' signs
September 14, 2018 - 7:11am
September 13, 2018
Jeff Johnson poses for a photo with Association of Minnesota Counties President Susan Morris during the AMC fall convention in Alexandria Thursday. (Contributed)
Walz, Johnson speak in Alexandria
September 13, 2018 - 4:54pm
September 11, 2018
Max Beilke
Vice president calls Alexandrian a hero in 9-11 address
September 11, 2018 - 5:09pm
September 10, 2018
New water director impressed with plant
September 10, 2018 - 9:18pm
Council revises hangar leases
September 10, 2018 - 9:17pm
September 7, 2018
Minnesota Department of Human Services takes steps to help in opioid crisis
September 7, 2018 - 4:06pm
Budget items approved by county commissioners: County fair receives $15,000
September 7, 2018 - 7:48am
County board approves doubling solid waste fee in 2019: First increase since 2005
September 7, 2018 - 6:54am
September 6, 2018
This 1983 armored vehicle currently owned by the Douglas County Sheriff's Office will soon be replaced with a newer version. The 35-year-old piece of equipment was purchased by the sheriff's office about 15 years ago. (Celeste Edenloff / Echo Press)
Board approves armored vehicle: $250,000 purchase to replace 1983 vehicle
September 6, 2018 - 4:45pm
September 5, 2018
The new Minnesota REAL ID will look like this. It's similar to the current licenses with the exception of the gold star in the upper right hand corner.  Courtesy of the  Minnesota Department of Public Safety
New IDs will be ready next month, but Minnesotans have two years to switch over
September 5, 2018 - 6:07pm
Federal farm aid to start Sept. 4
September 5, 2018 - 12:12pm
A crowd of about 75 people filled the Ed Pollard Community Center last Thursday to talk about fate of the Osakis Liquor Store. City officials at the head table included (left to right) Randy Anderson, Jim Snyder, City Clerk Angela Jacobson, Mayor Kip Emerson, Justin Dahlheimer and Jerry Olson. (Al Edenloff / Osakis Review)
Residents debate fate of Osakis Liquor Store
September 5, 2018 - 8:09am