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Minnesota exports of agricultural, mining and manufactured products climbed to a record $5.4 billion in the second quarter of 2012, breaking the previous record of $5.3 billion in the same quarter a year ago, according to figures released today by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED).
Saturday, August, 25, 2012 - Alexandria Echo Press - News
Now it’s time for the candidates in Douglas County Commissioner District 5 to answer a few questions. To help readers reach a more informed decision on Election Day, the Echo Press sent questionnaires to all the candidates who are running for Douglas County commissioner.
Friday, August, 24, 2012 - Alexandria Echo Press - News
Today is neither Veterans Day nor Memorial Day – the two days each year when all Americans pause to reflect on the service and sacrifice of our soldiers, sailors, airmen, Marines and Coast Guardsmen. That doesn’t mean we don’t appreciate our service members, veterans and their families every day.
Wednesday, August, 22, 2012 - Alexandria Echo Press - Opinion
The responses for the districts that held a primary on August 14, Districts 2, 3 and 4, have already been published. The newspaper will now be printing the responses from the other two districts, beginning with the District 1 race between challenger Bonnie Huettl and incumbent Jerry Johnson.
Wednesday, August, 22, 2012 - Alexandria Echo Press - News
Changes may be made soon in the Alexandria’s nuisance ordinance. At its meeting Monday night, the Alexandria City Council gave preliminary approval to an amendment that would allow the city to take quicker action against violators.
Friday, August, 17, 2012 - Alexandria Echo Press - News
Will a plan to make Alexandria’s airport safer by keeping geese away from the runways work or will it be a wild goose chase?
Tuesday, August, 14, 2012 - Alexandria Echo Press - News
Neighborhood National Bank (NNB) is pleased to announce the appointment of Kevin Haugen as senior vice president of lending.
Friday, August, 03, 2012 - Alexandria Echo Press - Business
Editor's note: The following is a collection of news briefs from Forum Communications newspapers in Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota and Wisconsin this week.
Thursday, August, 02, 2012 - Forum Communications Company - News
The Minnesota Angel Tax Credit Program has allocated all $12 million in tax credits that were available to angel fund investors in 2012, according to the Minnesota Department of Employment of Economic Development (DEED).
Sunday, July, 29, 2012 - Alexandria Echo Press - News
Tim Pawlenty could get his wish to join a national ticket in the next few days.
Saturday, July, 28, 2012 - Alexandria Echo Press - News
Districts 2, 3 and 4 will hold primaries because more than two candidates have filed for the position. The two top vote-getters in each district will appear on the ballot this November. This series will start with responses from the candidates in District 2: Jim Hafdal, Norm Salto and James Stratton.
Friday, July, 27, 2012 - Alexandria Echo Press - News
Citing rising property taxes, urgent economic development needs and the continued erosion of Local Government Aid funding, city officials from across Greater Minnesota pledged that their communities concerns need to be at top of the legislature’s agenda in 2013.
Thursday, July, 26, 2012 - Alexandria Echo Press - News
A Zorbaz restaurant is one step closer to opening out of the old Wharf site in north Alexandria.
Tuesday, July, 24, 2012 - Alexandria Echo Press - News
Friday, July, 20, 2012 - Alexandria Echo Press - Public Notices
Minnesota employers added 7,200 jobs in June, according to figures released today by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED).
Thursday, July, 19, 2012 - Alexandria Echo Press - News
The Minnesota Angel Tax Credit Program has attracted more than $126 million in private investments for small and emerging companies in the state since the program was launched two years ago in July 2010.
Sunday, July, 15, 2012 - Alexandria Echo Press - News
Governor Mark Dayton has officially proclaimed July 2012 “Hire a Veteran Month.”
Saturday, July, 14, 2012 - Alexandria Echo Press - News
How many engineers does it take to hire an engineer? The Alexandria City Council tussled with the idea at its meeting Monday night. It eventually voted 5-0 to appoint Douglas County Engineer Dave Robley to an interview committee that will consider applicants for the city engineer/public works director.
Friday, July, 13, 2012 - Alexandria Echo Press - News
West Central Initiative (WCI) has officially unveiled a new logo. The regional community foundation replaced the “W” and grid with an outline of the state of Minnesota and a simple visual representation of the nine counties WCI serves.
Wednesday, July, 11, 2012 - Alexandria Echo Press - News
On a 3-2 vote, the council voted to contribute up to $10,000 with the condition that the city’s legal counsel determines it is an appropriate use of public funds.
Tuesday, July, 10, 2012 - Alexandria Echo Press - News