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November 7, 2018
Bailee Atchison-DeVaan, an employee of Kindred People in downtown Alexandria, models their clothing as part of her job. (Karen Tolkkinen / Echo Press)
Modeling takes off in Alexandria: Shops turn to local models to grow customer base
November 7, 2018 - 6:09am
October 14, 2018
Alexandria was the sole recipient of the Minnesota's Retail Champions award for Retail Community of the Year for 2018. (Contributed)
Alexandria named Retail Community of the Year
October 14, 2018 - 7:53am
September 7, 2018
This Herberger's location at West Acres Mall in Fargo, N.D. closed on Wednesday, April 18, 2018. David Samson / The Forum
Destined for digital? Herberger's parent company Bon-Ton bought by online tech company
September 7, 2018 - 2:54pm
August 31, 2018
Courtesy / Herbergers.com
Back in business? Herberger’s announces comeback days after closing all stores nationwide
August 31, 2018 - 1:59pm
Clothes, accessories and home goods once covered the now-bare floors and fixtures of Herberger's department store in the Viking Plaza Mall. The store closed Sunday, Aug. 26, and managers turned over the keys to the mall two days later. (Karen Tolkkinen / Echo Press)
Herberger's closing brings sadness, questions
August 31, 2018 - 5:41am
July 18, 2018
Signs hang in the window of the Ben Franklin store in downtown Alexandria announcing the store is going out of business. (Celeste Edenloff / Echo Press)
After 54 years on Broadway, Ben Franklin to close its doors
July 18, 2018 - 5:02am
July 12, 2018
Viking Plaza sale postponed again
July 12, 2018 - 4:55pm
June 8, 2018
With its going-out-of-business sales over, a JCPenney store that had once been an anchor of Viking Plaza Mall is now shuttered and dark. (Karen Tolkkinen / Echo Press)
Foreclosure sale of mall postponed
June 8, 2018 - 6:56am
April 25, 2018
Herberger's was once located along Sixth Avenue East in Alexandria. The store was in the building where Jennifer Guenther Photography is now located. (Photo courtesy of the Douglas County Historical Society)
Herberger's founded in Osakis by 19-year-old
April 25, 2018 - 12:21pm
Steph Wussow and Evan Larson walk through the mall in Alexandria on Friday afternoon. (Lowell Anderson / Echo Press)
Mall-goers mourn store closings
April 25, 2018 - 9:10am
Shoppers check out the sales at Herberger’s in the Viking Plaza in Alexandria Friday afternoon. Herberger’s is the second major store to announce its closure in the shopping mall since February. (Lowell Anderson / Echo Press)
Challenging times for mall: Manager says it still has a future
April 25, 2018 - 6:50am
Foreclosure notice filed against mall
April 25, 2018 - 6:50am
April 17, 2018
The  Viking Plaza mall in Alexandria, Minn., is one of several malls that could be affected by the possible liquidation of Herberger's stores.
Parent company of Herberger's could be headed for liquidation
April 17, 2018 - 7:18pm
March 23, 2018
Alexandria’s Claire’s store untouched by closings
March 23, 2018 - 11:19am
March 13, 2018
Elissa Koep, who was part of the Ron's Warehouse team along with Cindy Jantzen, filled her cart with meats, cereal and more during the Grocery Grab at Elden's Fresh Foods on Tuesday, March 13. Ron's Warehouse was one of five teams filling carts full of food for the Douglas County Outreach Food Shelf. (Celeste Edenloff / Echo Press) play button
Grocery Grab goes toward giving
March 13, 2018 - 5:15pm