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‘She’s all of ours’: Candlelight vigil and prayer service held for missing teen
Ready, set, mow! Lawn mowers become battle-tested at fair
Weekend rain strains sewer plant's capacity
Law Enforcement Blotter: Thursday, August 17
Sports schedule for Friday, August 18
Football: B-E ready to make next step
Next man up: Empting takes over at QB after Roste's three-year run
A promise kept: Plan started at the Viking Speedway is rekindled after the death of a friend
Matt Cullen comes home to play for the Wild
Christian group forms to challenge government corruption, tyranny
Knute Nelson to celebrate Alexandria's seniors
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
Habitat for Humanity dedicates two new homes
Photo of the Week
Johnson - Engebretson
Morken: Habitat key to curbing coyotes' effect on fawns
DNR report: Fewer small game hunters buy licenses in 2016
Morken: Death of Bosek hits hard for many
Plenty of deer harvest opportunities locally
DNR sees illegal use of hydraulic jets on more local waters
James "Jim" K. Davern
Orvis L. Jibben
John "Jack" McLaughlin
Delores M. Johnson
THUMBS UP/THUMBS DOWN: Views of the Echo Press Editorial Board
It's Our Turn: Will we let hatred divide us?
Letter: We need to work and pray together
Commentary: Think of the possibilities new school would bring
Echo Press Editorial: Blank page speaks volumes
Tomato tasting at the library
What's wrong with my tomato plant?
There's still time to plant veggies
Haying and grazing OK on some Conservation Reserve land
Millerville gets hands-on with butter
Minnesota adds 7,700 jobs in July; unemployment rate unchanged
Grant helps Glenwood with downtown facelift
Leadership change at Runestone Museum
Schwan's announces acquisitions as frozen food company beefs up its pizza business
Aagard expands to pull all workers into one building
hires and promotions
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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
April 26, 2013
All-Pro Childcare Center, LLC open
All-Pro Childcare Center, LLC opened on April 22 and serves the child care needs of children from 6 weeks through 12 years of age. It is a licensed child care center and is open from 5 a.m. to 7 p.m., Monday through Friday. Immediate openings are available for all ages. For more...
April 26, 2013 - 12:00am
September 21, 2012
Thawzall, LLC relocates to Alexandria
As of August 1, Thawzall, LLC has landed in Alexandria. Relocating from Glenwood to a 22,000 square foot manufacturing facility at 104 Donovan Drive in Alexandria, Thawzall is geared to grow within the Alexandria manufacturing community. They bring with them 13 full-time employe...
September 21, 2012 - 12:00am
Custom-made knee implant making strides in Alexandria
Utilizing MRI technology and pre-operative planning tools, knee specialist Dr. Patrick Hurley of Heartland Orthopedic Specialists created a personalized surgical plan customized to the unique anatomy of Alexandria native Rod Lorenz. After suffering from debilitating knee pain for...
September 21, 2012 - 12:00am
September 14, 2012
Alexandria Industries bolsters capabilities
Alexandria Industries recently purchased the plastic injection equipment assets of a North Dakota-based manufacturer of injection molded components.
September 14, 2012 - 12:00am
August 10, 2012
Voyager Aluminum announces plans for parent company
Voyager Aluminum of Brandon is proud to announce the formation of a new parent company called Voyager Industries. Voyager Industries will be the parent corporation for all of their current product lines. The creation of Voyager Industries marks a significant shift for the future...
August 10, 2012 - 12:00am
July 27, 2012
Crossings Inn and Suites of Parkers Prairie to open
On Friday, July 27, Crossings Inn and Suites of Parkers Prairie will open for business and welcome guests and the public to its Parkers Prairie location. "The hotel provides comfortable and affordable accommodations with amenities, appealing to the leisure and business traveler,"...
July 27, 2012 - 12:00am