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Update: Downpour causes flooding but minimal damage
UPDATE: Drowning victim was a boat mechanic with 'a huge heart'
Motorcycle run to raise awareness of mental illness
Law enforcement blotter: Friday, August 26 through Sunday, August 28
Man arrested after shots fired at Spicer Zorbaz
Girls tennis: Landmark wins fuel Cards' undefeated start
Viking Speedway: Thoennes holds off Zach Johnson as curfew ends things early
Volleyball: Osakis goes 2-2 at Albany Tournament
Sports schedule for Saturday, August 27
Girls tennis: Osakis ties for seventh at Delano tourney
Underwater Art: Decoys on display in Evansville
Robby Vee finishes out summer concert series
Harper's Chord comes to Carlos Creek Winery
Alpha Course teaches basics of faith
Strive to be a foundation for others
Births - Aug. 26, 2016
Engaged - Hanson and Lund
Births - through Aug. 12, 2016
Engaged - Dokken-McFann and Gran
Births - Aug. 3-8, 2016
Youth Day draws a huge crowd again
DNR to close Mille Lacs walleye season next month
Morken: What the numbers say about declining hunters and anglers
Stringer full of walleyes
Work begins on statewide deer management plan
Brandon D. Randt
Myrtle Annette McKay
COMMENTARY: What they're fighting over
COMMENTARY: Clean Power Plan will penalize Minnesota
IT'S OUR TURN: Recalling the dawn of the digital age; facing its challenges
EDITORIAL: Long wait for mental health care must be fixed
IN THE KNOW: Leadership Alexandria is unique blend with strong return
Producers should consider available assistance
Monarchs, roadsides and the law
A century of family and faith
Kensington represented in Princess Kay of the Milky Way
Kalpin family recognized as 2016 U of M Farm Family
MMFCU concludes 60 Days of Giving campaign
Community solar program shining for REA
Chamber Ambassadors visit three local businesses
Celeste Edenloff returns to Echo Press
Dew Drop Inn changes ownership
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
March 28, 2014
New business joins Downtown Merchants
Jenny Kulzer, owner/stylist, and Tara Terbark, stylist, smile to represent Art and Soul Hair Design of Alexandria, which recently joined the...
March 28, 2014 - 12:00am
March 21, 2014
TrueBlue and The Work Connection join forces, expand customer reach
Alexandria office is included
March 21, 2014 - 12:00am
March 7, 2014
Viking Antiques relocates
Viking Antiques recently relocated to a newly remodeled space directly inside the Glik’s entrance in Viking Plaza in Alexandria. The move was...
March 7, 2014 - 12:00am
Donnelly grows manufacturing footprint, capacity
Donnelly Custom Manufacturing, based in Alexandria, is expanding its manufacturing footprint to accommodate the addition of new, larger-tonnage injection molding presses as well as a new inventory and warehousing location. The upgrades are designed to address a growing need with...
March 7, 2014 - 12:00am
Widseth Smith Nolting, Architecture One merge
The engineering and architectural firm Widseth Smith Nolting (WSN) has acquired Architecture One of Brainerd. The firms officially joined together January 6. Architecture One has offered planning and design services on a wide variety of projects throughout Minnesota since it was...
March 7, 2014 - 12:00am
February 14, 2014
ALDI grocery store plans to open in Alexandria
ALDI, a global supermarket chain based in Germany, plans to open a grocery store in Alexandria. The Alexandria Building Department received the building permit application for the store last week. Plans call for a 17,000 square foot building with a canopy that will be built south...
February 14, 2014 - 12:00am
February 7, 2014
Merger brings Buick GMC dealership back to Alexandria
A Buick GMC dealership is back in Alexandria. The owners of the Morris Auto Plaza, Joel and Tom Krusemark, recently announced that the dealership is merging with Auto Plaza of Alexandria. The new dealership is called Diamond Buick GMC of Alexandria and it’s operating out of...
February 7, 2014 - 12:00am
January 9, 2014
Downtown Merchants welcomes new members
Mi Thyme Therapy Mi Thyme Therapy in Alexandria, represented by Sharein Berninghaus (left), recently joined the Alexandria Downtown Merchants...
January 9, 2014 - 3:14pm
December 12, 2013
Allstate Peterbilt Group acquires Steussy Diesel
Steussy Diesel will become Allstate Peterbilt of Alexandria beginning in January. All employees from both companies will be retained in the merge. With the needs of its combined customer base in mind, it will offer factory-trained service technicians and a large parts inventory under...
December 12, 2013 - 10:01pm
November 27, 2013
GSF Mortgage welcomes new branch in Alexandria
GSF Mortgage is excited to announce its new branch in Alexandria. The addition will be overseen by branch manager Todd Hocum. Joining him are Leif Nohre and Bruce Strandskov. Hocum has 26 years of experience in the mortgage industry and an educational background in finance. He...
November 27, 2013 - 2:51pm
November 15, 2013
Local television news is back on the air
Gardonville Cooperative Telephone and Excellent Multimedia have teamed up to create Lakes Area News (LAN), the local television news broadcast for the glacial lakes area. News anchor Chelsea Nelson, an Alexandria native, hosted the premiere broadcast on November 7. LAN will...
November 15, 2013 - 8:30am
November 8, 2013
Aegis Therapies joins Evansville Care Campus
Aegis Therapies recently became part of the Evansville Care Campus (ECC) team, partnering to offer physical, occupational and speech therapy...
November 8, 2013 - 9:27am
September 4, 2013
Ribbon cut at StoneManor
Developers Jim Deal and Stan Kirckof (left) helped Realtor Randy Fischer cut the ribbon to celebrate the August 15 opening of the new StoneManor...
September 4, 2013 - 4:23pm
August 9, 2013
New tattoo shop opens
Taylor Bones and Trisha Folsom have opened a tattoo and piercing shop at 1417 Broadway Street in Alexandria. TNT Tattoo, which opened on July...
August 9, 2013 - 12:00am
July 5, 2013
Hagstrom Engineering, new business in town
Hagstrom Engineering, PLLC, a civil engineering and land consulting firm, is new to Alexandria. Hagstrom president Mathew Hagstrom has more than 15 years' experience.
July 5, 2013 - 12:00am