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Former Minn. Gov. Carlson says Franken shouldn't resign
Two women, baby die in head-on crash in southwest Minn.
Best of the Lakes Area Insurance Agent
Best of the Lakes Area Furniture
Best of the Lakes Area Funeral Home
Wrestling: Cards finish fifth in Barrett
Girls Basketball: Minnewaska knocks off Lakeview at home
Wrestling: Knights miss first place by one point
Girls basketball: Defense leads B-E past Rothsay
Wrestling: Zieske grabs 100th win as Osakis splits
A space for young learners: Library exhibit combines science and art
One page at a time: Library can help you through the holidays
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
Donors can swap books for wine
A family affair: Three generations of women keep salon growing
Helping African firefighters
Cross-country bicyclist to stop in Alexandria
Just for Kix hosts annual dance show
Extremely rare Canada lynx spotted in Minnesota's Chippewa National Forest
Mike Frisch: Icing winter walleyes
Local hunters keep an eye on CWD developments
Morken: Make the most of this final month
Five cases of CWD confirmed in southeastern Minnesota
John Anthony Gaspard
Herbert Nicholas Botzet
James "Jim" Tenhoff
Elda Evelyn Lindquist
Dale E. Anderson
Our Turn: Echo Press saves taxpayers money
LETTER: Farm bill renewal is in sight
LETTER: Peterson should ignore bad advice
Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down
LETTER: Military requires harassment training
Extension schedules land rent meeting for farmers, landowners
Managing boxelder bugs as the cold sets in
Step away from that pruning saw!
Going far with 4-H horses
County crafting buffer compliance rules
On The Street
Bello Cucina abruptly closes doors for good
Dollar District closing Sunday, Nov. 26
On The Street
KCCO going away, but CBS signal may stay
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October 9, 2017
Janssen among top female executives in convenience store industry
Kellie Janssen, president of Henry's Foods Inc. in Alexandria, was recently honored as one of the top 50 female executives and managers who...
October 9, 2017 - 10:14am
August 2, 2017
School district's first gardener growing into the job
Woodland Elementary School's first-ever garden manager was trying to teach middle school students how to build houses to attract pollinators,...
August 2, 2017 - 1:49pm
March 31, 2017
Minnesota Bicycling Awards seeks to recognize leaders statewide
Towns, cities, universities, and businesses across the state are working to become more bicycle friendly. To spotlight some of the individuals and organizations working hard to support bicycling, the Bicycle Alliance of Minnesota is asking people from across the state to nominate...
March 31, 2017 - 1:00pm
March 17, 2017
Ecumen Bethany Community receives Customer Experience Award
Bethany Home/Short-Term Rehab and Memory Care at Ecumen Bethany Community, a senior living community in Alexandria, have received 2016 Customer Experience Award from Pinnacle Quality Insight, a national health care customer satisfaction measurement company.
March 17, 2017 - 11:00am
March 15, 2017
Superintendent Julie Critz receives Kay E. Jacobs Memorial Award
The Minnesota Association of School Administrators (MASA) named Julie Critz, superintendent of the Alexandria Public Schools, recipient of the...
March 15, 2017 - 6:00am
March 10, 2017
Dilley Zimny Insurance named a Circle of Excellence Agency
Alexandria-based Dilley Zimny Insurance was named one of Western National Insurance Group's Circle of Excellence Agencies for 2017. The Western National Circle of Excellence recognition is announced annually to spotlight an elite group of partners who have excelled based on performance...
March 10, 2017 - 11:00am
Sertoma seeking applications for Service to Mankind award
Each year, Sertoma honors an individual for their volunteerism and involvement in the community. Sertoma's Service to Mankind award recognizes outstanding community service by a non-Sertoman, where work is performed on a voluntary basis. Recipients are selected from nominees that...
March 10, 2017 - 10:00am
Medical responders honored for saving a life
On Aug. 24, 2016, at approximately 9:30 p.m., a 3M employee stood at a computer, working, when suddenly he clutched his chest and collapsed....
March 10, 2017 - 8:00am
February 24, 2017
Ollie's Service named Dealer of the Year
Ollie's Service of Alexandria was named Minnesota United Snowmobilers Association's (MnUSA) 2016 Dealer of the Year on Feb. 11 at the annual...
February 24, 2017 - 12:00pm
January 18, 2017
Ronning, Odland nominated for Triple A Award
Ellie Ronning and Will Odland, seniors at Alexandria Area High School, were nominated to represent their school in the Academics, Arts and Athletics...
January 18, 2017 - 9:00am
January 6, 2017
Our Saviour's/Fahlun Council receives Seven Seals Award
Pastor Jeremy Pedersen, a chaplain/captain in the Minnesota Army National Guard, serves a two-point parish in Nelson, Our Saviour's Lutheran...
January 6, 2017 - 11:00am
December 9, 2016
Ernie Unruh Christian Service Award lunch rescheduled
The ninth annual Ernie Unruh Christian Service Award lunch has been rescheduled for Friday, Dec. 16, from noon to 1 p.m. at Broadway Ballroom. The award will be handed out during the Unity Foundation's Faith at Work lunch. Tickets are $10 per person and can be purchased at the door....
December 9, 2016 - 11:00am
October 28, 2016
ATCC awarded Excellence in Education Award
The National Kitchen and Bath Association recently recognized outstanding association-accredited programs with its 2015 Excellence in Education Award. Alexandria Technical and Community College was among the 10 winning schools. Each program must submit two student design projects,...
October 28, 2016 - 2:00pm
October 26, 2016
Garden project earns Townsend top Girl Scout award
Megan Townsend recently completed requirements for Girl Scouts' top achievement for Cadettes, the Girl Scout Silver Award. Townsend's project...
October 26, 2016 - 7:30am
October 7, 2016
TWF Industries Inc. is named a Top Shop
TWF Industries Inc. in Alexandria was named one of the best finishing shops in the U.S., according to an industry benchmarking survey conducted by "Products Finishing" magazine, a trade publication. The survey analyzed companies in several different areas, including Current Finishing...
October 7, 2016 - 2:00am