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Sunday’s rain fell hard and fast: Downpour causes flooding
Alexandria School District in need of paraprofessionals
B-E consultants' goal to keep residents informed
AgweekTV: Regenerative Farming
Canadian wildfires prompt another air quality alert
Tennis: Morris-WCA tennis knocks off Panthers in tight opener
Tennis: Osakis sweeps opening tri at Pequot Lakes
Volleyball: Cardinals set for new-look season
Carlsen's chance: Matthew Carlsen set to take over at QB for the Cards
Slow-pitch softball: Nelson League lobs up entertaining atmosphere
Running down a dream: Osakis mom overcomes pain, finished marathon
Visiting the wall: Four area vets join Rolling Thunder protest and rally in D.C.
A big heart: Forada firefighter loved helping everyone
And the most-requested library books are....
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
Magdalen Rose Kelly
Kirk and Joyce Gunderson
Finding your fit at the fair
Zebra mussels' effect on local fisheries
Try something new: Froggin' for bass
Another opportunity to talk whitetails with local DNR set for Sept. 6
Zebra mussels force anglers to adjust on local lakes
Dale Luverne Kluver
Gary W. Bast
Commentary: Memorial will be a peaceful place
Letter to the Editor: Diet can reduce greenhouse gas emissions
It's Our Turn: Global travel and a lingering guilt
Letter to the Editor: Come to the political meeting tomorrow
Echo Press Editorial: Dirty war against media must end
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
On The Street
Farm family of the year: Ron and Ann Branch of Berry Ridge Farm honored
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Alomere Health forfeits $242,000
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July 10, 2018
Report: Small businesses increasingly wary of fraud
Small-business owners are growing more wary of scammers and the impact on their bottom line, according to a report released last week. The Better Business Bureau and the Federal Trade Commission teamed up for a survey of small businesses that found scammers are a growing risk to...
July 10, 2018 - 8:17am
July 8, 2018
Local Culligan dealer wins coveted award Culligan of Alexandria was recently recognized as one of the top Culligan dealers in the country. Joel Kamholz, manager of the Alexandria location, accepted the EJ Culligan Award from Tim Sewell, sales and marketing manager for Culligan USA,...
July 8, 2018 - 8:18pm
New housing project begins: It includes 28 townhomes, 56-unit complex
Work is now underway on the new "Green Pastures" housing development near Latoka Drive and County Road 45 in west Alexandria. A groundbreaking...
July 8, 2018 - 8:07am
July 5, 2018
Metals taken from ash landfill to be recycled
Pope/Douglas Solid Waste Management has taken another step in its recycling efforts, partnering with Lab USA to recycle fine metals from its...
July 5, 2018 - 5:13am
June 26, 2018
Chamber program wraps up first year
The first graduating class of the Alexandria Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce's new Leadership Alexandria 2.0 program was announced recently....
June 26, 2018 - 8:25am
June 24, 2018
On The Street
• The Alexandria law firm of Thornton, Dolan, Bowen, Klecker, and Burkhammer, P.A. announced that Megan Burkhammer has become a partner in...
June 24, 2018 - 6:26pm
Put waste in its place: Organics recycling program now available
Want to recycle your food waste and/or other products for organic recycling? You now can. A new organics recycling program is available through...
June 24, 2018 - 7:57am
Glenwood business receives grant A Glenwood manufacturer has received a $100,000 grant from the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development to help expand its business. Clyde Machines, a majority woman-owned business, manufactures ground support equipment for the airline...
June 24, 2018 - 7:56am
June 20, 2018
Carlos Creek Winery to open brewery
Attention, beer lovers: You will soon have another brewery to visit in the Alexandria Lakes Area. The owners of Carlos Creek Winery announced...
June 20, 2018 - 5:13am
June 17, 2018
State nonprofit's aim is zero waste
The Minnesota Waste Wise Foundation has been providing safe, cost-saving alternatives for environmental sustainability to Minnesota businesses...
June 17, 2018 - 12:55pm
June 14, 2018
Carlos Creek Winery plans brewery
Carlos Creek Winery announced on Thursday, June 14, that it will open a craft brewery by June 2019. Called 22 Northmen Brewing Co., it will be the area's second brewery. Copper Trail Brewery became the first brewery in the area in more than 70 years when it opened in 2016. Carlos...
June 14, 2018 - 4:56pm
June 12, 2018
Heartland Orthopedics hits milestone
Sheila Nilson recently became the 5,000th Joint Replacement Center patient of Heartland Orthopedic Specialists and Alomere Health since September...
June 12, 2018 - 8:10am
June 11, 2018
Hilltop Lumber to get BIAD award
Hilltop Lumber has been chosen to receive the 2018 Business and Industrial Appreciation Day award by the boards of directors of the Alexandria...
June 11, 2018 - 8:08am
June 8, 2018
Foreclosure sale of mall postponed
The pending sheriff's sale of Viking Plaza Mall that had been set for next week has been postponed until July 20, a Douglas County sheriff's...
June 8, 2018 - 6:56am
June 6, 2018
New guidelines for cancer screening
Dr. Deb Dittberner, Alomere Health physician and chief medical officer, was well aware of the alarming numbers when it came to colon cancer....
June 6, 2018 - 11:59am