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"Greater Minnesota Now" on KOOL-TV will be hosted by Mark Anthony and his wife, Tracey Anderson.  (Contributed)
KOOL-TV adds local weekend show
January 20, 2017 - 9:00am
New specialty-trained orthopedic surgeon available in Alexandria
January 20, 2017 - 9:00am
Operation Round Up grants awarded to 14 organizations
January 20, 2017 - 9:00am
January 13, 2017
Panther Distillery serves samples of its products at last summer's Moonshine Madness in Osakis. (Echo Press file photo)
Osakis distillery plans cocktail room
January 13, 2017 - 12:00pm
Shari Laven, president of Viking Bank, standing by the new bank building, shown under construction last fall. It will open Jan. 17. (Lowell Anderson / Echo Press)
Viking Savings Bank to rebrand with move to new location
January 13, 2017 - 12:00pm
January 6, 2017
2017 Alexandria Lakes Area Visitors Guide is now available
January 6, 2017 - 9:00am
Terry Stallman will as interim president for the West Central Initiative organization.
Stallman named WCI interim president
January 6, 2017 - 9:00am
December 30, 2016
Karen Eystad, owner of Alex Tailoring, irons a garment in the business’s old location above Randy’s Men's Wear. As of Jan. 1, the business will be located at 112 Sixth Ave W, Alexandria. (Beth Leipholtz | Echo Press)
A fresh start for Alex Tailoring
December 30, 2016 - 9:00am
December 23, 2016
Paul Davis continues longtime service with new owners
December 23, 2016 - 10:00am
Copper Trail Brewing Company, owned by Dave Gibbons and Adam Graf, will host its grand opening Monday, Dec. 26. (Contributed)
Brewery grand opening set for Monday
December 23, 2016 - 10:00am
December 16, 2016
The Slumberland delivery team poses with a mattress that they will donate to a family in need. (Contributed)
Slumberland provides area families with beds
December 16, 2016 - 9:00am
November 25, 2016
Greg Bohl of Widseth Smith Nolting is an example of the kind of stories being shared on of people who have chosen to live and work in west central Minnesota. (Lowell Anderson | Echo Press)
Making a new home
November 25, 2016 - 9:13am
November 18, 2016
Alex Carpet One supports Building for America's Bravest
November 18, 2016 - 11:00am
Knute Nelson Hospice delivers veteran-centric care
November 18, 2016 - 11:00am
ATCC, area businesses host annual tour days
November 18, 2016 - 10:00am