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April 21, 2018
Ben Zehrer
On The Street
April 21, 2018 - 5:38pm
March 30, 2018
Viking Bank to acquire First State Bank of Ashby
March 30, 2018 - 9:52am
March 19, 2018
Jill Amundson
On The Street
March 19, 2018 - 8:12am
Ross Evavold
Evavold joins Echo Press staff
March 19, 2018 - 6:13am
February 26, 2018
Knute Nelson received its Award of Merit in Aging Services from LeadingAge Minnesota at the Institute & Expo, an annual event attended by nearly 4,000 professional caregivers and organizations dedicated to aging services. From left, CEO Mark Anderson, Vice President of Human Resources Brooke Zabel, Senior Vice President Katie Perry, Chief Operating Officer Angie Urman and LeadingAge President Gayle Kvenvold. (Contributed)
On The Street
February 26, 2018 - 8:20am
December 28, 2017
Top 5 Under 40 Young Professionals announced
December 28, 2017 - 4:52pm
December 13, 2017
Alexandria Industries was named 2017 business Philanthropist of the Year by the Alexandria Technical and Community College Foundation. From left, Steve Schabel, the company's chief sales and marketing officer; foundation Executive Director Amy Allen; company CEO Tom Schabel; director of operations Jason Bachman; and ATCC President Laura Urban. (Contributed)
ATCC Foundation honors 2017 philanthropists
December 13, 2017 - 6:24pm
October 2, 2017
Emily Myrin
Myrin joins Echo Press sports staff
October 2, 2017 - 10:20am
Recently opened at 630 Broadway Street, Flourish Boutique sells a variety of women’s clothing, jewelry, makeup and Minnesota apparel. (Beth Leipholtz | Echo Press)
New in town: Several retail businesses open in Alexandria
October 2, 2017 - 8:16am
September 25, 2017
Construction on the new Fairfield Inn and Suites by Marriott near Menards on Sanibel Drive is coming along as planned. The three-story hotel is expected to open in January. (Beth Leipholtz | Echo Press)
Fairfield Inn to open in January
September 25, 2017 - 7:51am
August 4, 2017
The new Runestone Museum executive director, Amanda Seim, shows off the signature Kensington Runestone. (Judd Martinson | Echo Press)
Leadership change at Runestone Museum
August 4, 2017 - 6:49am
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
March 31, 2017
A restaurant revival
March 31, 2017 - 2:00pm
March 24, 2017
Lee Aberle
Edgewater Natural Family Medicine to host grand opening
March 24, 2017 - 11:00am
March 17, 2017
Bryce Swenson set up a Bryce's Beans booth at the Echo Press Lifestyles Expo in Viking Plaza in February. (Al Edenloff | Echo Press)
Coffee lover branches out: Alexandria man turns roasting into a side business
March 17, 2017 - 11:00am