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July 27, 2017
Carmen Fernholz, a farmer in Lac qui Parle County, is testing the crop Kernza. Tom Cherveny / Forum News Service
West-central Minnesota farmer a pioneer in raising Kernza
July 27, 2017 - 5:53am
July 26, 2017
Schwan's Co., headquarted in Marshall, Minn., has acquired three companies in recent months as it builds up its frozen pizza business. The frozen food company launched the Red Baron frozen pizza brand pictured here in the 1970s. Schwan's Co. / Special to The Forum
Schwan's announces acquisitions as frozen food company beefs up its pizza business
July 26, 2017 - 1:53am
July 24, 2017
Brad VanderTuin, vice president of engineering at Aagard, poses by the expansion site, and the non–structural wall. (Judd Martinson | Echo Press)
Aagard expands to pull all workers into one building
July 24, 2017 - 4:52pm
July 21, 2017
Jay Zuccala has opened a new tattoo shop, Valhalla Tattoos, in the old Randy’s Menswear location on Broadway. (Beth Leipholtz | Echo Press)
A new place for ink opens in Alexandria
July 21, 2017 - 12:17pm
July 20, 2017
The Millerville Cooperative Creamery has been making butter since 1929. Operator Mark Thoennes has worked at the plant since 1978. (Karen Tolkkinen | Echo Press)
Millerville gets hands-on with butter
July 20, 2017 - 2:26pm
Author Faith Sullivan to sign books in Alexandria
July 20, 2017 - 8:13am
July 17, 2017
Director of rehab Grant Haugen (right) assists Jeremy Affeldt (left) with rehabilitation after Affeldt had his right leg amputated below the knee. (Beth Leipholtz | Echo Press)
Knute Nelson partners with Centrex Rehab, adds memory care unit
July 17, 2017 - 7:10am
July 13, 2017
Rod Eldevik collects vintage red International Harvester tractors along with his new interest- vintage IH milking equipment. (Alexis Habberstad | Echo Press)
Tractors to parade down 36 mile memory lane
July 13, 2017 - 8:22am
July 10, 2017
Glenwood State Bank joins top workplace list
July 10, 2017 - 7:00am
Tessa and Andrew Larson are the managers of Gathered Oaks, a new wedding and event venue in Alexandria. (Beth Leipholtz | Echo Press)
New wedding venue opens in Alexandria
July 10, 2017 - 6:05am
July 8, 2017
Douglas County 4-H'ers recently returned from camp in Morris. Front, left to right: Allex Schmidt, Jacob Schaffran, Julian Ramos. Back, left to right: Chavous Wendt, Livy Johnson, Callie Taveirne, Tahira Schaffran and Rylee Bundermann.
Douglas County 4-H campers
July 8, 2017 - 7:41am
July 7, 2017
Cattlemen invite public to July 11 get-together
July 7, 2017 - 3:46pm
July 2, 2017
National leaders with the Benevolent and Protective Order of the Elks visited Alexandria last week. They included (left to right) Paul Ryan with the national board of trustees, Michael Zellen, national president, and Dwayne Rumney, past national president. (Al Edenloff | Echo Press)
National Elks leaders visit Alexandria
July 2, 2017 - 11:42am
June 30, 2017
Bobbie Batesole
On the Street
June 30, 2017 - 1:43pm
Fred and Terri Bursch, owners of Bursch Travel, which recently received accolades for its employee-friendly workplace.
Bursch Travel, Bell Bank among Minnesota's best workplaces
June 30, 2017 - 12:42pm